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08/12/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Chittagong University Act, 1973

( ACT NO. XXXIII OF 1973 )

Definitions
2. In this Act and in all the 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) “Commission” means the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh constituted under the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh Order, 1973 (P.O. No. 10 of 1973);
 
 
 
 
(e) “constituent college” means a college recognised by the University as an integral part thereof;
 
 
(f) “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;
 
 
 
 
(g) “Hostel” means a unit of residence for the students of the University provided otherwise than by the University but approved and licensed by the University in accordance with the provisions of this Act;
 
 
 
 
(h) “institution” means an institution recognised as such by the University;
 
 
 
 
(i) “Principal” means the head of a College or Institution;
 
 
 
 
(j) “Provost” means the head of a Hall;
 
 
 
 
(k) “Registered Graduates” means graduates registered under the provisions of the Statutes;
 
 
 
 
(l) “Senate” means the Senate of the University constituted under this Act;
 
 
 
 
(m) “Statutes”, “University Ordinances” and “Regulations” mean respectively, the Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations of the University for the time being in force;
 
 
 
 
(n) “Syndicate” means the Syndicate of the University constituted under this Act;
 
 
 
 
(o) “University” means the University of Chittagong;
 
 
 
 
(p) (i) “University teacher” means a teacher of the University and includes a University Professor, a University Associate Professor, a University Lecturer or any other person belonging to a University teaching department appointed by the University or recognised as such; and
 
 
 
 
(ii) “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 designated as college Professor and college Lecturer;
 
 
(q) “Warden” means the head of a Hostel; and
 
 
 
 
(r) “year” means academic year beginning on and from the 1st day of July.

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