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10/08/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Rajshahi University Act, 1973

( ACT NO. XXVI OF 1973 )

Definitions
2. In this Act, and in all Statutes made hereunder, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
 
 
 
 
(a) “Academic Council” means the Academic Council of the University constituted under this Act;
 
 
 
 
(b) “affiliated college” means an institution recognised by, and affiliated to the University in accordance with the provisions of this Act, the Statutes and the University Ordinances;
 
 
 
 
(c) “Authority” means any of the Authorities of the University hereinafter specified in this Act or the Statutes;
 
 
 
 
(d) “college teacher” means a Professor, a Lecturer or any other person belonging to a college appointed or recognised in accordance with the Statutes for imparting instruction at a constituent college or any professional, technical or any other college affiliated to the University;
 
 
 
 
(e) “Commission” means the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh constituted under the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh Order, 1973 (P.O. No. 10 of 1973);
 
 
 
 
(f) “constituent college” means a college recognised as such by the University;
 
 
 
 
(g) “Hall” means a unit of residence for students of the University provided or maintained by the University for the corporate life and extra-curricular instructions of its students;
 
 
 
 
(h) “Hostel” means a unit of residence for the students of the University provided otherwise than by the University, and not maintained by the University but approved and licensed by the University in accordance with the provisions of this Act;
 
 
 
 
(i) “provost” means the head of a Hall;
 
 
 
 
(j) “Registered Graduate” means a graduate registered under the provisions of this Act;
 
 
 
 
(k) “Senate” means the Senate of the University constituted under this Act;
 
 
 
 
(l) “Statutes”, “University Ordinances” and “Regulations” mean respectively the Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations of the University for the time being in force;
 
 
 
 
(m) “Syndicate” means the Syndicate of the University constituted under this Act;
 
 
 
 
(n) “teachers” include Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors and Lecturers of the University and any other persons declared to be teacher by the University;
 
 
 
 
(o) “University” means the University of Rajshahi;
 
 
 
 
(p) “Warden” means the head of a Hostel; and
 
 
 
 
(q) “year” means academic year beginning on the 1st day of July.

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