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The University Academic Committee oversees academic initiatives, degree awards, curriculum, faculty and student development, grievance handling, and facilitates collaboration for effective academic governance.




Vice Chancellor Academic

  • Dean, College of Medicine

  • Dean, College of Pharmacy

  • Dean, College of Dentistry

  • Dean, College of Health Sciences

  • Dean, College of Healthcare Management & Economics

  • Dean, College of Nursing

Term of office

Three years (Renewable)

Frequency of Meetings

The Academic Committee shall meet at least once in every month

Reporting to




Decision-Making & Voting Right

The committee adopts a collaborative decision-making approach. Every member has voting rights including students. A simple majority, defined as more than 50%, is necessary for the approval of any given decision.


  • Review and approve proposals for new academic initiatives, such as new programs or interdisciplinary collaborations.

  • Make recommendations to the University Council for the award of degrees to the university graduates.

  • Approve with or without modifications the recommendations of the College Council regarding the curriculum, schemes of assessments, and examination regulations.

  • Collaborate with college councils to ensure alignment and consistency of academic standards and practices.

  • Oversee and support faculty and student development through workshops, training programs, and academic support services.

  • Address academic grievances and concerns raised by students, faculty, or other stakeholders.

  • Coordinate with other university committees and administrative departments to facilitate effective academic governance and decision-making.

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