(1) Syndicate of the University consisting of the following: -

(a) the Vice Chancellor who shall be its Chairperson;

(b) the Secretary to Government of Balochistan, Colleges, Higher & Technical Education Department, or his nominee not below the rank of Additional Secretary

(c) the Secretary to Government of Balochistan, Finance Department, or his nominee not below the rank of Additional Secretary

(d) the Pro-Vice Chancellor;

(e) the Deans of the Faculties of the University;

(f) three Professors / Associate Professors from different departments, who are not members of the Senate, to be nominated by the Vice Chancellor on rotational basis;

(g) two Principals of the constituent or affiliated colleges, nominated by the Vice Chancellor;

(h) the Registrar;

(i) The Secretary to Government of Balochistan, Finance Department, or his nominee not below the rank of Additional Secretary;

(i) the Treasurer; and

(j) the Controller of Examinations;

(2) Members of the Syndicate, other than exofficio members, 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.

(4) The Syndicate shall meet at least once in each quarter of the year.

Powers and functions of the Syndicate

(1) The Syndicate shall be the executive body of the University and shall, subject to the provisions of the Act, Statutes, Rules and Regulations, exercise general supervision over the affairs and management of the University.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers, and subject to the provisions of the Act, the Statutes and directions of the Senate the Syndicate shall have the following powers:-

(a) to consider the annual report, the annual and revised budget estimates and to submit these to the Senate with its observations if any;

(b) to transfer and accept transfer of movable property on behalf of the University;

(c) to enter into, vary, carry out and cancel contracts on behalf of the University;

(d) to cause proper books of account to be kept for all sums of money received and expended by the University and for the assets and liabilities of the University;

(e) to invest any money belonging to the University including any unapplied income in any of the securities described in section 33 of the Balochistan Trust Act, 2020 (Act IV of 2020), or in the purchase of immovable property or in such other manner, as it may prescribe, with the like power of varying such investments;

(f) to receive and manage any property transferred, and grants, bequests, trust, gifts, donations, endowments, and other contributions made to the University;

(g) to administer any funds placed at the disposal of the University for specified purposes;

(h) to provide the buildings, libraries, premises, furniture, apparatus, equipment and other means required for carrying out the work of the University;

(i) to establish and maintain halls of residence and hostels or approve or license hostels or lodgings for the residence of students;

(j) to recommend to the Senate affiliation or de-affiliation of colleges;

(k) to recommend to the Senate admission of educational institutions to the privileges of the University or withdraw such privileges;

(l) to arrange for the inspection of colleges and the departments;

(m) to institute Professorships, Associate Professorships, Assistant Professorships, Lectureships, and other teaching posts or to suspend or to abolish such posts;

(n) to create, suspend or abolish such administrative or other posts as may be necessary;

(o) to prescribe the duties of officers, teachers and other employees of the University;

(p) to report to the Senate on matters with respect to which it has been asked to report;

(q) to appoint members to various Authorities in accordance with the provisions of the Act;

(r) to appoint University Lecturers, Assistant Professors and other equivalent grade administrative officers on the recommendation of the Selection Board;

(s) to propose drafts of Statutes for submission to the Senate;

(t) to regulate the conduct and discipline of the students of the University;

(u) to take actions necessary for the good administration of the University in general and to this end exercise such powers as are necessary;

(v) to delegate any of its powers to any Authority or officer or a committee; and

(w) to perform such other functions as have been assigned to it by the provisions of the Act or may be assigned to it by the Statutes.