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THE INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY ACT, 1961

Title : THE INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY ACT, 1961

Year : 1961

THE INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY ACT, 1961.ACT NO. 59 OF 1961.[19th December, 1961.]


An Act to declare certain institutions of technology to be institutions of national importance and to provide for certain matters connected with such institutions and the Indian Institute of
Technology, Kharagpur.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Twelfth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-


CHAP

PRELIMINARY


CHAPTER I

PRELIMINARY


1.Short title and commencement.


1. Short title and commencement. (1) This Act may be called the
Institutes of Technology Act, 1961.(2) It shall come into force on such date 1* as the Central
Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act.


2.Declaration of certain institutions as institutions of nationalimportance.


2. Declaration of certain institutions as institutions of national importance. Whereas the objects of the institutions known as the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 2*[the College of
Engineering and Technology, Delhi, 3*[The Indian Institute of technogys Guwahati, Assam] the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras are such as to make them institutions of national importance, it is hereby declared that each such institution is an institution of national importance.


3.Definitions.


3. Definitions. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,--

(a) "Board", in relation to any Institute, means the Board of Governors thereof;

(b) "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Board;

(c) "corresponding Institute" means,-

(i) in relation to the society known as the
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, the Indian
Institute of Technology, Bombay.
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1 1st April, 1962; vide Notification No. S.O. 929, dated the 23rd
March, 1962 Gazette of India. Pt. II. Sec. 3(ii) p. 867.2 Ins. by Act 29 of 1963, s. 2. (w.e.f. 13-9-1963).

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1*[(ia) in relation to the society known as the College of Engineering and Technology, Delhi, the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi,]

2*[(ib) in relation to the society known as the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam, the indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati;"]

(ii) in relation to the society known as the
Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur) Society, the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and

(iii) in relation to the society known as the
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, the Indian
Institute of Technology, Madras;

(d) "Council" means the Council established under sub-
section (1) of section 31;

(e) "Deputy Director", in relation to any Institute, means the Deputy Director thereof;

(f) "Director", in relation to any Institute, means the
Director thereof;

(g) "Institute" means any of the Institutions mentioned in section 2 and includes the Indian Institute of
Technology, Kharagpur, incorporated under the Indian
Institute of Technology (Kharagpur) Act, 1956 (5 of
1956)

(h) "Registrar", in relation to any Institute, means the
Registrar thereof;

(i) "Senate", in relation to any Institute, means the
Senate thereof;

(j) "society" means any of the following societies registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860
(21 of 1860), namely:-

(i) the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay;

1*[(ia) the College of Engineering and
Technology, Delhi;]

2*[(ib) the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam;"]

(ii) the Indian Institute of Technology
(Kanpur) Society;

(iii) the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras;

(k) "Statutes" and "Ordinances", in relation to any
Institute, mean the Statutes and Ordinances of the
Institute made under this Act.
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1. Ins. by Act 29 of 1963, s. 3 (w.e.f. 13-9-1963).
2. Ins by Act 35 of 1994, s. 3 (w.e.f. 1-9-1994).

Last updated on May, 2015
Title : THE INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY ACT, 1961

Year : 1961



CHAPTER I

PRELIMINARY


1.Short title and commencement.


1. Short title and commencement. (1) This Act may be called the
Institutes of Technology Act, 1961.(2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Govern-
ment may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act,


2.Declaration of certain institutions as institution 5 of nationalimportance.


2. Declaration of certain institutions as institution 5 of national importance. Whereas the objects of the institutions known as the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, the Indian Institute of
Technology, Kanpur and the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras are such as to make them institutions of national importance, it is hereby declared that each such institution is an institution of national importance.


3.Definitions.


3. Definitions. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-



(a) "Board", in relation to any Institute, means the Board of Governors thereof;

(b) "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Board;

(c) "corresponding Institute" means,-

(i) in relation to the society known as the Indian Insti-
tute of Technology, Bombay, the Indian Institute of
Technology, Bombay;


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1-4-1962, vide Notifn. No. S.O.926, dated 23-3-1962. Gazette of India, Part. II, Sec.3 (ii), p.867.-----------------------------------------------------------------------



582.(ii) in relation to the society known as the Indian Insti-
tute of Technology (Kanpur) Society, the Indian Institute of
Technology, Kanpur, and

(iii) in relation to the society known as the Indian Insti-
tute of Technology, Madras, the Indian Institute of Techno-
logy, Madras;

(d) "Council" means the Council established under sub-
section (1) of section 31;

(e) "Deputy Director", in relation to any Institute, means the Deputy Director thereof;

(f) "Director", in relation to any Institute, means the
Director thereof;

(g) "Institute" means any of the Institutions mentioned in section 2 and includes the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, incorporated under the Indian Institute of
Technology (Kharagpur) Act, 1956; (5 of 1956.)

(h) "Registrar", in relation to any Institute, means the
Registrar thereof;

(i) "Senate", in relation to any Institute- means the
Senate thereof;

(j) "society" means any of the following societies registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, (21 of
1860.) namely:-

(i) the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay;

(ii) the Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur) Society;

(iii) the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras;

(k) "Statutes" and "Ordinances", in relation to any
Institute, mean the Statutes and Ordinances of the Institute made under this Act.
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