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The Senate Undergraduate Committee (SUGC) is a standing committee of the Senate. The Chairperson of the SUGC convenes and presides over the meetings. Professor D.P. Mishra of Aerospace Engineering Department if the current Chairperson of SUGC.

Role and Jurisdiction

The SUGC has jurisdiction in the following matters concerning the undergraduate programmes of the Institute:

  • approval of new courses of instruction,
  • desirable modifications of courses already approved,
  • credit valuation of courses,
  • approval of the admission of first year students and others with advance standing, recommending grant of degrees,
  • policy matters related to examinations,
  • evaluation of academic performance, and
  • such other related matters as may be referred to it by the Senate


    The SUGC has two standing sub-committees, namely Core Curriculum Committee (CCC) and Academic Performance Evaluation Committee (APEC), and is assisted by the Departmental Under-Graduate Committees (DUGCs). Both these committees make their recommendations to the SUGC


    The Department Under-Graduate Committee (DUGC) consists of a convener, the Head of the Department, a minimum of four (4) and a maximum of eight (8) faculty members, and two student representatives for a period of one year. It advises the students in their academic programmes and makes recommendations to the SUGC in all academic matters.

    The list of DUGC Conveners can be found here.

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