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The Syndicate

(1) The Syndicate shall consist of:- 
(i) The Vice-Chancellor, who shall be its Chairman
(ii) The Pro-Vice-Chancellor, if any
(iii) One member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab to be nominated by the Speaker of the Assembly
(iv) Two members including at least one female member of the Senate to be elected by the Senate
(vi) Secretary to Government of the Punjab, Education Department or his nominee not below the rank of Additional Secretary
(vi-A) Secretary to Government of the Punjab, Finance Department or his nominee not below the rank of Additional Secretary
(vii) one nominee of the University Grants Commission
(viii) one Dean to be nominated by the Chancellor on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor
(ix) one Professor, one Associate Professor, one Assistant Professor and one such Lecturer out of whom at least one shall be a woman as has completed a minimum of two years service in the University to be elected respectively by and from amongst themselves; and
(x) three persons of eminence including one Scholar of Islamic Jurisprudence and one woman not serving in any Educational Institution to be nominated by the Chancellor; and * (xi) one female Principal of the affiliated colleges to be nominated by the Chancellor; and
(xii) the President of the University Students Union.
(2) Members of the Syndicate other than ex-officio member shall, hold office for three years.
(3) The quorum for a meeting of the Syndicate shall be one half of the total number of members, a fraction being counted as one.

Powers and duties of Syndicate

(1) The Syndicate shall be the Executive Body of the University and shall subject to the provisions of this Act, and the Statutes, take effective measures to raise the standards of teaching, research and publication and other academic pursuits and exercise general supervision over the affairs and management of the property of the University.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers, and subject to the provisions of this Act and the Statutes, the Syndicate shall have the powers:-
(a) to take effective measures to raise the standards of teaching, research and publication in the light of national needs
(b) to hold control and administer the property and funds of the University
(c) to govern and regulate, with due regard to the advice of the Finance and Planning Committee in this behalf, the finances, accounts and investments of the University and for that purpose, to appoint such agents as it may think fit
(d) to consider the annual report, the annual and revised budget estimates and to advise the Senate thereon, and to re-appropriate funds from one major head of expenditure to another
(e) to transfer and accept transfer of movable or immovable property on behalf of the University
(f) to enter into, vary, carry out and cancel contracts on behalf of the University
(g) to cause proper books of accounts to be kept for all sums of money received and expended by the University and for assets and liabilities of the University
(h) to invest any money belonging to the University including any unapplied income in any of the securities described in Section 20 of the Trust Act, 1882, or in the purchase of immovable property or in such other manner as it may determine, with the like power of varying such investments
(i) to receive and manage any property transferred, grants, bequests, trusts, gifts, donations, endowments and other contribution made to the University
(j) to administer any funds placed at the disposal of the University for specified purposes
(k) to determine the form provided for the custody and regulate the use of the Common seal of the University
(l) to provide the buildings, libraries, premises, furniture, apparatus, equipment and other means required for carrying out the work of the University
(m) to establish and maintain halls of residence and hostels or lodgings for the residence of students
(n) to affiliate and disaffiliate colleges
(o) to admit educational institution to the privileges of the University and withdraw such privileges
(p) to arrange for the inspection of colleges and the teaching departments
(q) to institute Professorship; Associate Professorship, Assistant Professorship, Lectureship and other teaching posts; or to suspend or abolish such posts
(r) to create, suspend or abolish such administrative, research, extension or other posts as may be necessary
(s) to appoint University Teachers and other Officers on the recommendation of the Selection Board for Teaching and other posts in the initial pay of Rs. 500/- per mensem or above
(t) to appoint Professor Emeritus on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed
(u) to confer Honorary Degrees in accordance with the conditions prescribed

(v) to prescribe the duties of Officers, Teachers and other employees of the University
(w) to suspend, punish and remove from service Officers, (Other than the ViceChancellor), Teachers and other Employees in the manner prescribed
(x) to report to the Senate on matter on which it has been asked to report
(y) to appoint members to the various Authorities in accordance with the provisions of this Act
(z) to propose drafts for Statutes for submission to the Senate
(aa) to consider and deal in the manner prescribed in sub-section
(2) of section 31 the Regulations made by the Academic Council; provided that the Syndicate may frame a Regulation at its own initiative and approve it after calling for the advice of the Academic Council
(bb) to regulate, determine and administer all other matters concerning the University and to this end exercise all other powers in this behalf not specifically mentioned in this Act and the Statutes
(cc) to delegate any of its powers to an Authority or a Committee or SubCommittee; and
(dd) to perform such other function as have been assigned to it by the other provisions of this Act or the Statutes.

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