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X. The said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and FelAppointment and re.
lows for the time being shall moval of Examiners and have full power from time to Officers.
time to appoint, and, as they shall see occasion, to remove all Examiners, Officers, and servants of the said University.
XI. The said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fel. Power to confer de. lows, shall have
examination, to confer the several degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, Licentiate of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, and Master of Civil Engineering; they shall also have power, after examination, to confer upon the candidates for the said several degrees, marks of honor for a high degree of proficiency in the different branches of Literature, Science, and Art, according to rules to be determined by the bye-laws to be from time to time made by them under the power in that behalf given to them by this Act. XII. Except by special order of the Senate, no
shall be admitted as a canQualification for ad. mission of Candidates didate for the degree of Bachelor for degrees.
of Arts, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, Licentiate of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, or Master of Civil Engineering, unless he shall present to the said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and Fellows, a certificate from one of the Institutions authorized in that behalf by the Governor-General of India in Council, to the effect that he has completed the course of instruction prescribed by the Chancellor, ViceChancellor, and Fellows of the said University, in the bye-laws to be made by them under the power in that behalf given by this Act.
XIII. The said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Examination for de. Fellows shall cause an examina. grees.
tion for degrees to be held at least once in every year; on every such examination the candidates shall be examined either by Examiners appointed for the purpose from among the Fellows by the said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and Fellows, or by other Examiners so to be appointed ; and on every such examination, the candidates, whether candidates for an ordinary degree or for a degree with honors, shall be examined on as many subjects and in such manner as the said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows shall appoint.
XIV. At the conclusion of every examination of Grant of degrees. the candidates, the Examiners shall declare the name of every candidate whom they shall have deemed entitled to any of the said degrees, and his proficiency in relation to other candidates; and also the honors which he may have gained in respect of his proficiency in that department of knowledge in which he is about to graduate; and he shall receive from the said Chancellor a certificate, under the seal of the said University of Calcutta and signed by the said Chancellor or Vice-Chancellor, in which the parti, culars so stated shall be declared. XV. The said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and
Fellows shall have power to charge such reasonable fees for the degrees to be conferred by them, and upon admission into the said
University and for continuance therein, as they, with the approbation of the Governor-General of India in Council, shall from time to time see fit to impose. Such fees shall be carried to one General Fee Fund for the payment of expenses of the said University, under the directions and regulations of the GovernorGeneral of India in Council, to whom the accounts of
Annual Accounts. income and expenditure of the said University shall once in every year be submitted for such examination and audit as the said GovernorGeneral of India in Council may direct.
Act No. XLVII. OF 1860.
Passed on the 6th October, 1860.
An Act for giving to the Universities of Calcutta,
Madras, and Bumbay the power of conferring Degrees
of Calcutta, Madras, and Bombay established under Acts II., XXII. and XXVII. of 1857, the power of conferring Degrees other than the Degrees in that Act expressly provided for. It is enacted as follows:
I. It shall be competent to the Chancellor, VicePower of Universi- Chancellor, and Fellows of the ties to confer Degrees. Universities of Calcutta, Madras, or Bombay respectively, to confer such Degrees and to grant such Diplomas or Licenses in respect of Degrees, as the said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows of any such University shall have appointed or shall appoint by any Bye-laws or Regulations made and passed or to be made or passed by them in the manner provided in the said Acts and submitted to and approved by the Governor-General in Council as far as regards the University of Calcutta, or by the Governor in Council of Madras or Bombay as regards the Universities of Madras and Bombay respectively. II. All the provisions contained in the said Acts
II. XXII. and XXVII. of 1857, Construction.
with respect to the Degrees therein mentioned and to the examinations for those Degrees shall apply to any Degrees which may be conferred under this Act and to the examinations for such Degrees.
1. The Senate* as constituted by Act No. II. of 1857, shall meet ordinarily once a year, on the third Saturday inf April, and at other times when convened by the Vice-Chancellor.
2. The Vice-Chancellor shall convene a meeting of the Senate on the requisition of any six of the Members.
3. Nine Members of the Senate shall constitute a quorum, and all questions shall be decided by a majority of the votes of the Members present.
1. The Senate shall be divided into four Faculties, namely, Arts, Law, Medicine, and Engineering. Every Member of the Senate shall be a Member of one Faculty at least, and any Member of the Senate may be a Member of more than one Faculty.
2. The Faculties shall be appointed by the Senate at its Annual Meeting.
3. Each Faculty shall elect its own President. Every Meeting of a Faculty shall be convened by its President, or in his absence, by the Senior Fellow belonging to that Faculty.
* By the 8th Section of Act No. II. of 1857, the Senate have power to make and alter Bye-laws and Regulations, subject to the approval of the Governor-General of India in Conncil.
of The Syndicate have power to alter all dates.