College of Horticulture and Forestry Thunag, Mandi(HP)

Organization & Governance

The College of Horticulture and Forestry, Thunag, Mandi is headed by the Dean, who provides leadership for overall functioning of the college. Besides implementing the educational programmes in the college, the Dean also coordinates with the Director of Research, Director of Extension Education and other Statutory Officers of the University in conducting the undergraduate programmes and other activities related to teaching in the best of the College. The Dean is assisted by his office comprising one Deputy Registrar and a team of administrative staff and other faculty members of the college.

Board of Studies

The Board of Studies is constituted in accordance with Section 18 of the University Act and the Dean, College of Horticulture and Forestry, Thunag is the Chairman of Board of Studies of College of Horticulture and Forestry.

In the absence of Dean, the senior-most member acts as the Chairman. The Secretary of the Board of Studies is appointed for a period of two years by the Dean from amongst the Professors and Associate Professors who assist the Chairman. The duties of Board of Studies are as follows:

  • Propose courses of study for various programmes of instruction.
  • Determine curricula of different programmes of study.
  • Suggest measures to improve student assessment and standard of teaching.
  • Suggest changes in academic regulations regarding admissions, instructions and continuance and examination of students in the College.

Resident Instructions Committee

The Resident Instructions Committee is common for all Colleges of the University and has duties to review decisions of the Board of Studies of the Colleges in matters related to academics before submitting them for consideration by the Academic Council. The senior-most Dean chairs this Committee while the other Deans and two Professors from each College are the members.

Academic Council

The Academic Council is the highest body of the University in academic matters and works under the chairmanship of the Vice Chancellor. The Dean, College of Horticulture and Forestry, Thunag, and the senior most professor of the college are members of this Council. This body has the overall control and role for regulations in teaching and other educational programmes of the University.

Board of Management (BOM)

The Board of Management is the highest governing body of the University that governs the overall functioning of the University and Dean of the college become member of this body for two years in rotation, and thus have a say in the functioning of the University.