Academic Council
Functions of Academic Council

Rabindranath Tagore University, Bhopal was established with an aim to aid the overall growth and development of the students and youth of the nation. The various initiatives and efforts are directed by the university in the upliftment of students from various economical, cultural, and social background. These initiatives are directed, planned, and executed by the governing body known as the Academic Council.

The Academic Council at RNTU was established as per clause 24(1) Madhya Pradesh Niji Vishwavidhyalaya (Sthapana Evam Sanchalan ) Adhiniyam 2007 with an aim to provide an efficient and effective framework for various university initiatives and on goings. The Academic Council is tasked with the design, development, and execution of the syllabus and curriculum of various courses offered by the university.

The Academic Council of Rabindranath Tagore University performs various functions like:

  • Promote research, teaching, and related activities within the university campus in addition to covering methods related to evaluation, instructions, etc. for the enhancement and improvement in academic standards.
  • To make recommendation for the conferment of diplomas, degrees, and certificates and other distinctions and university of honours based on the proposals received from different department and faculties.
  • To consider, plan, and execute various matters of general academic interest based on a reference made by a faculty or on its own accord and initiative.
  • To make proposals to the management about conducting various relevant scholarships, fellowships, medals, exhibitions, studentships, and prizes and to establish the rules for the various programs and awards.
  • To make recommendations to the management about the abolition or creation of academic and teaching posts.
  • To find expert faculties in their fields and appoint them as research co-supervisors/co-guides in various inter-disciplinary and disciplinary subjects and streams.
  • To identify and recognize degree, diplomas, and certificates from other institutions and universities and to establish their equivalence.
  • To structure and approve the syllabus of different subjects and courses submitted by the faculties and departments.
  • To check and approve the eligibility criteria required by students for admission to several programmes that are offered by the different departments.
  • To create and approve the Academic Calendar.
  • To take care of all the tasks and projects related to academics, practical, education, and training.
The Academic Council has helped establish RNTU as one of the best Bhopal college. It comprises some of the best minds in their respective fields with a respectable industry experience to back their credentials.



Sr. No. Name Designation  
1 Prof. Rajni Kant Vice Chancellor Chairperson
2 Nomination Awaited Regulatory Commission Nominee Member
3 Nomination Awaited Regulatory Commission Nominee Member
4 Prof. V.K. Verma Chancellor’s Nominee Member
5 Prof. Amitabh Saxena Chancellor’s Nominee Member
6 Shri Ajay Choubey Chancellor’s Nominee Member
7 Dr. Aditi Chaturvedi Vats Chancellor’s Nominee Member
8 Dr. Sangeeta Jauahri Dean (Humanities) Member
9 Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Gupta Dean Academics & Engineering Member
10 Dr. Vinay Yadav Vice-Principal, Engineering Member
11 Dr. Pragya Shrivastava Senior Professor Member
12 Dr. Pratima Gautam Senior Professor Member
13 Dr. Neha Mathur Senior Professor Member
14 Dr. Usha Vaidya Senior Professor Member
15 Dr. Rekha Gupta Senior Professor Member
16 Dr. Ravindra Pathak Dean (Commerce) Member
17 Dr. Preeti Shrivastava Dean (Management) Member
18 Dr. Anil Kurchania Dean (Agriculture) Member
19 Dr. Neelesh Sharma Dean (LAW) Member
20 Dr. C.P. Mishra Dean (Medical Sciences) Member
21 Dr. Kiran Mishra Dean (Education) Member
22 Dr. Purvee Bhardwaj Dean (Science) Member
23 Dr. Ritu Kumaran Dean (Admission) Member
24 Dr. Ankit Pandit Dean (Student Welfare) Member
25 Dr. Laxmi Singh HOD (EC) Member
26 Dr. Prateek Nigam HOD (EX) Member
27 Dr. Sharad Kumar Soni HOD (CE) Member
28 Dr. Rahul Kumar Singh HOD (ME) Member
29 Dr. Mukesh Kumar HOD (CSE) Member
30 Dr. Basanti Mathew HOD (Commerce) Member
31 Dr. Brajesh Sharma HOD (Education) Member
32 Dr. Vikas Saxena HOD (Physical Education) Member
33 Dr. Ruchi Mishra Tiwari HOD (Languages) Member
34 Ms. Harsha Sharma HOD (Social Sciences) Member
35 Dr. Jyoti Rawat HOD (Physical Science) Member
36 Dr. Ankit Agrawal HOD (Life Science) Member
37 Dr. Ashok Verma HOD (Agriculture) Member
38 Dr. Kanak Saxena HOD (Agriculture) Member
39 Dr. Shubham Kulshrestha HOD (Agriculture) Member
40 Dr. Manohar Saryam HOD (Agriculture) Member
41 Dr. Digvijay Dubey HOD (Agriculture) Member
42 Dr. Manisha Gupta Dean -Academics Medical Science Member
43 Dr. Ratnesh Pandey HOD (Yoga) Member
44 Dr. Raksha Shrama HOD (Public Health) Member
45 Dr. Naish Zameer HOD (Law) Member
46 Dr. Varsha Jotwani HOD (CS & IT) Member
47 Dr. Manisha Pandey HOD (Rural Management) Member
48 Dr. Anand Kumar Pandey HOD (TNSD) Member
49 Mr. Anil Tiwari Exam controller Member
50 Dr. Pooja Chaturvedi DR (Academics) Member
51 Dr. Vijay Singh Registrar Member Secretary