He/she shall be principal executive and academic officer of the University, shall take rank next to the Chancellor and shall exercise general supervision and control over the affairs of the University, and shall, in the absence of the Chancellor, preside at the meetings of the Court and any convocation of the University. He/she shall be the ex-official Chairman of the Executive Council, the Academic Council and Finance Committee, he/she shall be entitled to be present at and to address any meeting of any authority or body of the University, but shall not be entitled to vote there at unless he/she is member of such authority or body. He/she shall exercise general supervision and control over the affairs of the University and shall be responsible for its proper and efficient functioning. He/she shall also exercise all powers necessary for due maintenance of discipline in the University. He/she shall ensure the observance of the provisions of this Act, the Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations and he/she shall have all powers necessary for that purpose. The Vice-Chancellor shall, either himself or through any officer of the University authorized in writing by him, convene the meeting of the Executive Council, the Academic Council and the Finance Committee and shall perform all such acts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions contained in the Act, the Statute, the Ordinances, the Rule and the Regulations and to give effect to the decisions of the said authorities.
In case of emergency warranting immediate action to be taken, in respect of powers not vested in him, he/she shall take such action as deems necessary after recording reasons in writing and shall place the matter before the authority, competent to exercise such powers, for confirmation in its next following meeting but not later than sixty days, have any effect and if the action taken by the Vice-Chancellor is not confirmed by such authority, the same shall also cease to have any effect.
1. More Details are available under Section 12-C of the H.P. University Act.
2. However, before making any reference, relevant provision(s) of Act/Statutes/Ordinances may also be consulted.