1. In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires, a teacher includes a Principal of a College.
1-A. Every whole-time teacher shall be engaged by a College as a member of its staff on salaries in the scales prescribed by the University for the various categories of its teachers.
2. No whole-time teacher shall be engaged by any College as a member of its staff except on an Agreement of Service in the form annexed hereto or an agreement substantially to like effect and every teacher shall sign the Agreement before he enters upon his duties.
2-A. Promotion of College Appointed teachers (including Directors of Physical Education) under the Merit Promotion Scheme of 1987 as accepted by the Executive Council, shall be made in accordance with the eligibility conditions and in the manner prescribed in this scheme in this behalf.
2-B. Promotion of College Appointed Lecturers as Lecturers in Senior Scale/ Reader’s Grade (Selection Grade/Readers/Professors) shall be made under the Merit Promotion Schemes as accepted by the Executive Council, in accordance with the eligibility conditions under the relevant scheme.
3. (1) All vacancies of teachers shall be filled after advertisement and by open recruitment, save in the cases of vacancies, appointment to which may be required to be made urgently in the interest of organisation of teaching in the college concerned for a period not exceeding four months or beyond the term in which it is made whichever is earlier.
(2) A temporary appointment of a teacher may be made against a post sanctioned for a specified period or in the leave vacancy of another teacher; the said appointment may be terminated after the expiry of that period or on such teacher resuming duty after the expiry of his leave, as the case may be. Each temporary appointment shall be reported to the University as soon as it is made.
(3) (a) The temporary appointment of a teacher shall not be made to terminate before the end of the term in which it is made or continued; and
(b) If a teacher has been in service in a College or Department of the University on or before the first day of its re-opening in the second term and has continued to be in service without any break till the end of the third term in any College or Department of the University he shall be entitled to an ex-gratia payment equivalent to the amount of emoluments he would have received had his appointment continued till the end of the long vacation, if he is not holding any salaried post elsewhere during the period. Such ex-gratia payment shall be made by the College or the University, as the case may be, in which the teacher was in service immediately preceding the end of the third term.
(4) A teacher who has been in service up to the last day of the preceding session/term shall be entitled to vacation salary provided he has been reappointed and is in position on the reopening day after the vacation. In such cases the vacations will not constitute a break in service.
3-A. (1) Subejct to the provision of clauses 6,7 and 8 of the Agreement of Service, a person appointed permanently as Principal of a College or Institution or as a teacher therein shall be entitled to be in the service of that College or Institution until he/she completes the age of sixty two.
(2) The Governing Body of a College or an Institution may, with the approval of the Vice-Chancellor, re-employ any distinguished teacher after he/she has attained the age of 62 years for a period not exceeding 3 years on the whole but not beyond his/her completing the age of 65 years, if the Governing Body is satisfied that such re-employment is in the interest of the College or Institution.
(3) Subject to the provisions of sub-clause (2), the terms and conditions of service of a re-employed teacher including his/her salary, leave and other benefits admissible to him/her will be in accordance with the rules prescribed by the Govt. of India from time to time.
Explanation :- A Principal who has been a distinguished teacher may also be re-employed under the provisions of this Clause.”
4. No deduction of any kind shall be made from the salary of a teacher except that –
(a) where a teacher contributes to a duly established Provident Fund, the rules whereof have been approved by the University, his contributions to that Fund at the prescribed rate may be deducted from his salary each month.
(b) where a teacher occupies a house or other dwelling accommodation provided by a College, the amount of the rent of that house or other dwelling accommodation may be deducted from his salary each month, but where the teacher is required to occupy the house or other dwelling accommodation as part of the term of his engagement the amount of rent payable shall not exceed one-tenth of his monthly salary.
(c) where a teacher agrees for certain deductions like refund of advances taken from Provident Fund, electricity and water charges in respect of a house occupied by him and provided by a College or where any deductions are required to be made under any law or by an order of the Court, such deductions might also be made.
5. No teacher shall be required to contribute directly, or indirectly to the funds of his college except that a teacher may, if he so desires, contribute voluntarily to any sports fund or literary society of the College, or to any fund in aid of poor students of the College :
Provided that all voluntary contributions by teachers to any sports fund, literary society or fund in aid of poor students as aforesaid shall be reported by the College to the University.
6. Notwithstanding anything contained in any other Ordinance, where a Principal or a teacher is placed under suspension, with the prior approval of the Vice-Chancellor or under Ordinance XIII-A, he shall during the period of his suspension be disabled from exercising any rights, duties or privileges attached to the membership of the Governing Body or any Committee of the College of which he may be a member.
7. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Ordinance, a teacher who is placed under suspension shall, during the period of his suspension, be entitled to only subsistence allowance in accordance with the rules applicable to Government employees.