Savitribai Phule Pune University
(1) The Registrar
shall be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor on the
recommendation of a selection committee constituted for
the purpose. Provided that, if the post has remained,
vacant for a period of six months from the date the post
has fallen vacant the State Government shall appoint, on
deputation, a suitable person possessing the
qualifications prescribed by the University Grants
Commission to perform the duties of the Registrar for a
period of not more than one year at a time and not more
than three years in the aggregate or till the new
Registrar is duly appointed by the Vice-Chancellor
whichever is earlier.
(2) The Registrar shall
be the Chief Administrative Officer of the university.
He shall be a full-time salaried officer and shall work
directly under the superintendence, direction and
control of the Vice-Chancellor.
(3) Appointment of
the Registrar shall be for a term of five years and he
shall be eligible for re-appointment only one more term
of five years. The qualifications and
experience for the purpose of selection of the Registrar
shall be as laid down by the
University Grants Commission and approved by the State
(4) When the Registrar
is, by reason of illness or absence or any other cause,
unable to perform the duties of his office for a period
not exceeding six months, the
Vice-Chancellor shall appoint a suitable person to
officiate as the Registrar until the
Registrar resumes duty.
(5) The Registrar shall
act as Secretary of the Senate, Management Council,
Academic Council and such other authorities, bodies and
committees as prescribed by or under this Act.
(6) The Registrar
shall be the appointing and the disciplinary authority
of the employees of the University other than the
teachers, non-vacation academic staff and officers of
the rank of Assistant Registrar and other officers
holding posts equivalent thereto or above. An appeal by
a person aggrieved by the decision of the Registrar 26
Maharashtra Universities Act, 1994 [1994: Mah. XXXV] may
be preferred within thirty days from the date of
communication of such decision, to the Vice-Chancellor.
(7) Subject to the
decision of the authorities of the university, the
have the power to enter into agreements, sign documents
and authenticate records on behalf of the university.
(8) The Registrar shall
be the custodian of the records, the common seal and
such other property of the University as the Management
Council may, commit to his charge.
(9) The Registrar shall
conduct elections as per the programme approved by the
- (10) The
Registrar shall prepare and update the Handbook of the
Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations approved by the
authorities, bodies or committees from
time to time, and make them available to all the
respective members of the authorities and officers of
- (11) The
Registrar shall receive complaints and suggestions in
regard to the improvement of administration and consider
them for appropriate action.
(12) The Registrar shall
exercise such other powers and perform such other duties
as prescribed by or under the Act or assigned to him,
from time to time, by the Vice- Chancellor.
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