The Academic Council, the most significant statutory body of the institute, ensures high-quality educational programs. The Academic Council will be solely responsible for all academic matters, such as framing academic policy, approval of courses, regulations and syllabi, etc. The Council will involve faculty at all levels and experts from outside, including representatives of the university and the Government. The decisions taken by the Academic Council will not be subject to any further ratification by the Academic Council or other statutory bodies of the university. It has members from renowned institutions and well-known organisations who advise in framing Regulations, Curriculum and Syllabi for the programs offered at CIMAT. The Principal is the Chairman of this Council. Each faculty has a Board of Studies whose members are domain experts from the industry and other renowned institutions and from within, giving directions for any changes required for the academic programs' success, such as framing educational policy, approval of courses, regulations and syllabi, etc. The Council will involve faculty at all levels and experts from outside, including representatives of the university and the Government. The decisions taken by the Academic Council will not be subject to any further ratification by the Academic Council. Academic Council meeting should be held twice, once in January, to discuss proposals for the next academic session and again in August to monitor the status of newly introduced courses. Academic Council shall propose ways and means to maintain quality norms.
Without prejudice to the generality of functions mentioned, the Academic Council will have powers to:
✓ Scrutinise and approve the proposals with or without modification of the Boards of Studies concerning courses of study, academic regulations, curricula, syllabi and changes thereof, instructional and evaluation arrangements, methods, procedures relevant to that etc., provided that where the Academic Council differs on any proposal, it will have the right to return the matter for reconsideration to the Board of Studies concerned or reject it, after giving reasons to do so.
✓ Make regulations regarding the admission of students to different programmes of study in the college.
✓ Make regulations for sports, extra-curricular activities, and proper maintenance and functioning of the playgrounds and hostels.
✓ Recommend to the Governing Body proposals for the institution of new programmes of study.
✓ Recommend to the Governing Body institution of scholarships, studentships, fellowships, prizes and medals, and frame regulations for the same award.
✓ Advise the Governing Body on suggestions(s) pertaining to academic affairs made by it.
✓ Perform such other functions as may be assigned by the Governing Body.
Term: The term of the nominated members shall be two years.
Meeting: The AC members shall meet at least twice a year or when necessary.
|1||Dr.V.Latha||Chairperson / Principal|
|2||Dr.Y.Babu Vinothkumar||Internal Member /HoD - MBA|
|3||Dr.S.Ramachandran||Internal Member/Senior Faculty|
|4||Mr.G.Sidhaarth||Internal Member/Senior Faculty|
|5||Ms.V.S.Vyshnavi||Internal Member/Senior Faculty|
|6||Ms.K.Tharani||Internal Member/Senior Faculty|
|7||Mr.N.Viswanathan||External Member from Industry nominated by the GB.|
|8||Mr.V.Mohammed Jones||External Member from Industry nominated by the GB.|
|9||Dr.P.R.Muthusamy||External Member from outside the college nominated by the GB.|
|10||Dr.K.Ramamurthi||External Member from outside the college nominated by the GB.|
|12||Dr. D. Gnana Senthil Kumar||University Nominees|