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Statute of Jami University

General Rules and regulations

Article: 1

This statute has been drafted in accordance with the article 46 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the regulations of Private Higher Education Institutions in order to ensure the coherence of academic, administrative and service activities of Jami university.

Article: 2

The objects of the University are to advance learning and knowledge by teaching and research for the development and benefit of the community and to enable students to obtain the advantages of University education.

Article: 3

  • Seyed Mohammad Nasir Ayubi is the founder of the university.
  • The founder shall determine his successor by will before his death or according to the provisions of laws and regulations this very statutes.
  • The main branch of Jami University is located in Herat city. following the principles of private higher education institutions and the principle of academic law, Other sub- branches of the institution can be established in other cities.

Article: 4

Jami University provides undergraduate degree and its academic programs are in accordance with accepted academic principles and the law of department of higher education.

Article: 5

Jami university has a special logo on which the institution’s stamp is made.

Article: 6

  • The classes are taught in the official languages of the country.
  • Classes can also be taught by other local languages if the board of trustees and educational council propose.
  • Teaching in foreign languages is not included in the first part of Article six.

Article: 7

Academic civil Liberties are observed in accordance with the laws of the country.

Article: 8

Moral contradiction, public disorder, anti-national security and other destructive activities cannot take place or carried out at Jami University.

Article: 9

Jami University fully co-operates with the assessment and Accreditation Board of Ministry of Higher Education which evaluates, assesses and accredits the institutions and programs of the university in a timely manner and the university provides all necessary facilities to advance their work. The continuation of the next university activity is related to the activity of the Academic Accreditation Board and its approval by the Ministry of Higher Education, based on fair and equitable assessment.

Article: 10

Jami University pursues the following goals:

  • To produce highly qualified graduates in all fields who are ready for any workplace;
  • To offer educational programs that are based on Islamic, historical and national values of the country;
  • To improve and develop students’ educational skills and intellectual talents by providing theoretical and practical support for science and technology.
  • To inculcate enduring values in students such as: Hard work, Endurance in the face of problems, to keep up with science and technology, loyalty to the country and Commitment to the people and resentment of any moral and social corruption;
  • To encourage and support the academic staff members’ activities in the field of education, research, compilation, translation and publication and to promote the academic readiness of the members of the university;
  • To transfer knowledge and technology in order to have active participation in the processes of cultural and economic reconstruction of the country and overcoming long-term sustainability;
  • To build up relationship with national and international higher educational institutions for the sake of experience and knowledge interchange.

Article: 11

Jami University has the following tasks, duties and responsibilities:

  • To provide excellent education programs in line with the law of institutions, academic standards, national and Islamic values, and the needs of community development
  • To provide and observe technical standards in proportion to the student and professor, capacity of classrooms, students and the field of learning academic skills and other educational facilities
  • To avoid academic dishonesty, academic misconduct, academic fraud such as forgery, False advertising for the university, deceptive promises to acquire students and money, etc.
  • Same observation of law, accountability and transparency for Performance and advancement of Academic Activities;
  • To develop sound and standard conditions for teaching and promoting other academic activities;
  • To build up relationship with national and international higher educational institutions for the sake of experience, knowledge interchange and mutual interests and benefits;
  • To facilitate the satisfaction of students and their parents and other beneficiaries of university services;
  • To encourage and fully support the academic activities such as Compilation and translation of textbooks, Reference books, Scientific Articles, lecture notes and Conducting scientific research
  • To conduct academic and scientific conferences, workshops, symposiums and other academic circles in order to promote the academic and professional aspects of the university staff and to enhance their participation and competence in solving socioeconomic problems of society.

Organizational structure of Jami University

Article: 12

  • The Board of Trustees
  • The Educational Council of the university
  • Chancellor and Vice-Chancellors Board
  • The Deans of faculties
  • The Academic Council of the Faculties
  • The Head of Departments
  • The Teaching Administrates
  • The Academic Research Department
  • The Library and Publication Department
  • The Information and Technology Committee
  • The Plan and Policy Committee
  • The Exam Committee
  • The Quality Assurance Committee
  • The Order and Discipline Committee
  • The Appointment and Dismissal Committee
  • The Cultural Committee
  • The Student Affairs and Services Management Committee
  • The Admission Management Department
  • The Graduate Management Department
  • The Finance Department
  • Human Resource
  • The Service Department

Article: 13

  • The Board of Trustees is the highest authority and decision-maker in the affairs of Jami University.
  • The Board of Trustees consists of the following members:
  • The founder of Jami University as chairman;
  • The chancellor as secretary;
  • Three lecturers with the high-level education;
  • Two members from the commercial-industrial sector or the representative of the relevant institutions
  • One of the most distinguished and brilliant students is selected as a representative of the students’ association for one year;
  • The members mentioned in part (g and f) cannot be university authorities;
  • The founder of the university can be the chairman of The Board of Trustees;
  • The decision of the Board of Trustees is taken by the majority of the votes cast in the meeting;
  • The Board of Trustees normally holds its meeting at the end of each semester but at the time of needs and emergency the meeting is held by the chairman and at by least two thirds of its members;
  • Emergency meeting can be called by the chairman, secretary and two thirds of the members.

Article: 14

    • The members will lose their board membership in the following situations:
    • In the case of death
    • In the case of having a chronic and acute medical condition, disability and other serious health problems which makes their active participation in the board meetings impossible;
    • In the case of sensory impairment, insanity and drug addiction, which will weaken the power of discernment, judgment, decision making and wise thinking;
    • In the case of confirmation of the commission of a crime in accordance with the decree of the competent court;
    • The board appoints new members within the course of two months to replace the members that lost their membership of the board;

Article: 15

The Power and authority of the Board of Trustees are:

  • To draft and approve statutes and establish procedures for activities in the academic, administrative and other departments of the university;
  • To assess and evaluate the short-term and long-term development plans of the university and make the relevant and necessary decisions;
  • To amend, complete and approve statute, procedure and curriculum of the various courses of the university and submit it to the Ministry of Higher Education for obtaining an agreement;
  • To confirm and approve the establishment, merger, dissolution or abolition of the university Faculties and Departments and Submit it to the Ministry of Higher Education for approval;
  • To accept and make changes in the organizational structure and university activities in accordance with the changes in the curriculum of higher education, the accreditation, the urgent needs of society and the development and advancement of science and technology submit it to the Ministry of Higher Education for approval;
  • To monitor, evaluate and decide on plans and proposals for the termination, extension and cancellation of educational contracts;
  • To evaluate work report of educational council and make decisions accordingly;
  • To decide on college recruitment plan and determine the fee;
  • To set salaries and other monetary benefits for all academic and non-academic staffs;
  • To award honorary diplomas, medals, accolades, and letters of appreciation;
  • To appoint the chancellor and vice chancellor for academic affairs;
  • To form effective academic committees and give them some authority to make decisions on their own;
  • To manage, deal and investigate academic staffs’ and students’ complaints about university professorial, teaching affairs, research and administration;
  • To supervise the establishment and observance of a precise, transparent and effective financial and accounting system at the university;
  • Approval of organizational structure, annual budget and short and long term development plans;

Article: 16

  • The Educational Council shall be formed in accordance with the statute and decisions of the Board of Trustees in order to improve the coherence of the academic, administrative and other affairs of Jami University;
  • The Educational Council is composed of the following members:
  • The Chancellor as the chairmanlili
  • The Two Vice Chancellors (Academic, administrative affairs) as vice-chairman of the Educational Council;
  • Vice Chancellor for students’ affairs as secretary;
  • The Deans of the Faculties as members;
  • Two highly educated and qualified lecturers from each faculty as members;
  • The Head of Academic Research Committee, The Head of Information and Technology Committee and the Director of the Academic Journal Committee as members of the Council;
  • The Educational Council meetings shall be held in accordance with its work plan and with at least two thirds of its members;
  • The decisions of the Educational Council shall be taken by the majority of the members who are present in the meeting;
  • The decisions of the Educational Council shall be executed after approval by the Board of Trustees;

Article: 17

The duties of the Educational Council are as follows:

  • To monitor the implementation of the statute, and related procedures;
  • To monitor and ensure the implementation of decisions of The Board of Trustees;
  • To review the plan and implementation of the university’s annual budget based on the requirements of the faculties and other branches;
  • To manage university revenues and expenditures in accordance with accepted financial and accounting principles and reviewing the annual report in relation to;
  • To decide and approve the staff’s appointment, promotion, retirement and dismissal
  • To monitor the use of bank accounts of finance related projects, salary and other normal and developmental needs of the university;
  • To monitor hygiene and working environment at the university;
  • To hear reports on employee salaries norms, welfare conditions and job and educational facilities at the university;
  • And performs other tasks entrusted to the Educational Council by the Board of Trustees and Legislative documents;

Article: 18

The Educational Council cannot perform all the tasks assigned to it. In order to meet the targets, the Council should delegate authority. Delegation of Authority means division of authority and powers downwards to the subordinates which are the committees.

Article: 19

The founder of the university can attend the Educational Council without voting rights as an observer.

Article: 20

  • The Chancellor of Jami University acts as a general commanding body.
  • The Chancellor of the university is appointed by the founder and the Board of Trustees for four years.
  • The qualifications and conditions are required in this position are:
  • At least MBA, Ph.D. would be preferable;
  • Having at least three years of academic and administrative experience;
  • The chancellor should be of 35;
  • at least speak one of the international languages
  • Not having a previous conviction for a criminal offense under a court order
  • A person can only be appointed to be chancellor two times for a total of eight years;

Article: 21

  • The main duties and responsibilities of the Vice-Chancellor are:
  • To represent Jami University among other institutions;
  • To preside over the Educational Council meetings;
  • To observe and oversee the implementation of the statutes, rules and regulations and decisions of the board of trustees;
  • To ensure university regulation of student conduct, prevent the violation of any college policy, procedure, rule or regulation and Immoral or indecent conduct;
  • Doing the needed conducts on employee appointment, promotion, termination and retirement under the supervision of the founder;
  • To maintain law and order and ensure good discipline at the university in order to create a healthy work environment for teaching and research;
  • To supervise and monitor financial, Administrative accounting and other services at Jami University;
  • To develop new strategies to improve the quality of teaching, research, administrative and service provision of Jami University;
  • To monitor and ensure the implementation of curriculum, educational, cultural and social plans of Jami University in accordance with the provisions of the law and other rules and regulations;
  • To build, maintain and tie up academic relation with other national and international institutions of higher education;
  • To attract and undertake research projects;
  • To ensure the best use of tangible assets, equipment, supplies and services in the conduct of University programs and activities and to increase revenue at the university;
  • to ensure coordination and collaboration among faculties and departments at the university;
  • to prepare reports for The Board of Trustees and Ministry of Higher education about his work and performances;
  • To assume additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the statute and the board of trustees.

Article: 22

    • The chancellor has two deputy vice chancellors for academic affairs, and for Finance and Administration.
    • Typical qualifications required to become Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Jami University include: master’s degree from an accredited institution, four years of relevant senior level professional experience in higher education and at least be able to speak one of the international languages.
    • The vice chancellor for Academic Affairs is appointed by the board of trustees following a proposal from the chancellor and Educational Council;
    • The vice chancellor is appointed for a period of four years;
    • No person shall be appointed as Vice-Chancellor of the University for more than two consecutive terms;
    • Duties and responsibilities of the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs are:
    • to act on behalf of the Chancellor during periods of absences from the University;
    • To provide annual report to Chancellor and the Board of Trustees related to academic affairs;
    • To assist, support and co-operate with the Chancellor in all matters pertaining to academic and student affairs;
    • To serve as the principal assistant and advisor of the Chancellor in all academic matters;
    • To provide leadership to the academic and academic-related units of the university;
    • To take leadership role for academic research;
    • To supervise the affairs of university publications;
    • To appoint, promote and dismiss staff, determine their remuneration, conditions of service, powers and duties, and determine University policies on these matters;
    • To develop scientific educational standards to improve the teaching, research and publishing status;
    • To evaluate and assess the curriculum and set it up according to the time requirement;
    • To review and evaluate all procedures, if necessary, to prepare, modify, revoke or abolish them;
    • To supervise the implementation of the curriculum by members of the academic staff;
    • To propose and design academic calendar;
    • To take necessary steps to equip and enrich the library, university publications and information technology departments;
    • To Provide the necessary facilities for the implementation of practical-field work of students;
    • To preside over all academic committee meetings;
    • To monitor and supervise the students’ affairs such as their enrollment in the faculties, examinations, attendance, transfer and dismissal from the college according to University legislation and other high-level documents;
    • To supervise the process of distribution of identity cards and issuing of certificates;
    • – To assume additional related responsibilities as assigned.
      • Typical qualifications required to become Vice Chancellor for finance and administration at Jami University include: master’s degree from an accredited institution, three years of relevant senior level professional experience in higher education.
      • The position of The Vice-Chancellor for finance and administration is announced;
      • The candidates for the position of the vice-chancellor are interviewed and their practical and theoretical skills are evaluated by the trustee committee;
      • The candidate’s documents are examined and evaluated by the committee;
      • On the basis of the outcomes of the interview and the assessment of the documents and comments by the commission, The Chancellor of the university proposes the ideal candidate to the chair of the board of trustees;
      • The appointment of the Vice Chancellor is based on the proposal of the Chancellor of the University and the approval of The Board of Trustees.
      • Duties and Responsibilities of The Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administrative Affairs are:
      • To assist, support and co-operate with the Chancellor in all matters pertaining to finance and the administration of the University;
      • To offer advices and needed information related to financial and administrative affairs to the chancellor of University;
      • To oversee, evaluate and approve personnel’s appointments, promotion and dismissal;
      • Legal acts related to financial, accounting, purchasing, limitation and collection of properties and goods;
      • To manage and monitor transporting services;
      • High quality supervision for safe, effective maintenance of university campus, green areas, buildings etc.;
      • To work on normal and developmental budgets with regard to requirements and development;
      • To supervise the cleanness of departments and giving guidance related to discovery of faults for maintaining cleanness;
      • To provide leadership in all administrative departments;
      • To prepare balance sheet and make annual financial report;
      • To assume additional related and/or fiscal responsibilities as assigned.

Article: 23

No person shall be appointed as Vice-Chancellor of the University for more than two consecutive terms;

Article: 24

    • Every Faculty shall have a dean and vice dean.
    • The dean of the faculty is elected and appointed by the Academic Council and the appointment shall be approved by the Chancellor and the board of trustees;
    • A person can be appointed as the dean of the faculty who has at least a master’s degree, a three-year academic experience and has been one of the academic members of one of the faculties;
    • The term of office of the Dean should normally be four years with the possibility of renewal for a further four years on the approval of the Educational Council and The Board of Trustees;
    • Duties and Responsibilities of the Dean of The faculties are:
    • To preside over faculty educational council meetings;
    • To lead and represent the faculty at the university;
    • To monitor rules of conduct and the implementation of disciplinary procedures at the faculty;
    • To engage faculty, staff and students in discussions of all important collegiate issues and assuring a positive, high-quality working environment;
    • To appoint, promote and dismiss staff within the faculty;
    • Supervision of the implementation of legal criteria and decisions of the Board of Trustees, the Board of Directors and the Academic Council;
    • To supervise the maintenance of cleanliness and good hygiene at the university campus;
    • To develop, administer, and promote the academic programs and academic support functions of the faculty;
    • To supervise the implementation of the curriculum by the faculty members;
    • To assess, develop and implement curriculum;
    • To monitor and manage the administrative and financial affairs of the faculty;
    • To report to the chancellor and educational council about the leadership and management of the faculty;
    • Assumes additional related administrative responsibilities as assigned;
    • The Vice Dean is appointed from among faculty members at the College by Chancellor’s decree, upon proposal by the Dean of the College, and appointment shall be approved by the University Council;
    • The vice dean is responsible to the dean of the faculty and directly reports to the dean;
    • To act on behalf of the Faculty dean during periods of absences from the University;

Article: 25

    • Each faculty shall have at least two departments and an educational council.
    • The Educational Council shall be composed of the following members:
    • The Head of the Faculty as the Council Speaker;
    • The Vice- Dean as secretary;
    • The head of the departments as members;
    • if there are two to three departments in the faculty, one member shall be selected from each one and shall be approved by the council;
    • if there are two active departments in the faculty, two members from each department shall be selected as members by the council;
    • The secretary is appointed in the first meeting by the council;
    • The Faculty Council Members shall serve four-years;
    • Meetings of the Educational Council shall be held at the request of two-thirds of its members;
    • The decisions of the Educational Council are submitted to the majority of votes;
    • The meeting of the council shall be held as scheduled;
    • The decisions of the Faculty Educational Council are enforceable after they are approved by the Chancellor of Jami University;
    • There shall be no Educational Councils in the faculty if it has only one department;

Article: 26

  • The Educational Council shall have the following duties and responsibilities:
  • To assess and evaluate the departments’ performance and make decisions to improve;
  • To make long-term and short-term development plan for the faculty;
  • To propose to modify and complete the academic structure of the faculty;
  • To make decisions about faculty members’ appointments, promotion, retirement and dismissal;
  • To make and approve faculty policies and procedures;
  • To establish specific committees and assign their duties;
  • To study the curriculum of the faculty in order to align it with the scientific and technological advances and community needs;
  • The design and approval of research projects and develop educational principles for research projects;
  • To evaluate and select eligible students for long-term and short-term scholarships;
  • To identify deserving students for discount and fee exemption;
  • To develop positive and healthy relationships among all college departments;
  • To plan and decide how to hold exams during each semester;
  • To assign the Jury Board to evaluate educational conferences of the members of the faculty;
  • To assign the jury Board to evaluate educational conferences, monograph defense process etc.;
  • And the faculty educational council performs other duties as assigned to it by law;

Article: 27

Each faculty shall have one or more departments and the departments shall be responsible for providing courses and advancing academic disciplines;

Article: 28

  • Every faculty department shall be led by a manager;
  • The manager of the faculty department shall be one of the members of the faculty and shall be appointed for four years by other members;
  • The candidates for the post of the manager of the department shall have the following qualifications:
  • The manager shall have a higher degree of education than other members;
  • The manager shall have higher experience and competence in all academic matters;
  • The manager shall have cool temperament and nice professional ethics;
  • The manager shall be efficient, proficient and high performing in all academic members;
  • The manager shall have good relations with all the departments and faculty members;
  • The manager shall be a reliable and dependable partner of all faculty members and students;
  • The faculty department manager shall be responsible to council and the dean and shall directly report to them.
  • A person can only serve as the head of a department for two terms;

Article: 29

  • The faculty department manager shall assume the following duties and responsibilities:
  • To preside over meetings in the department;
  • To allot subjects to teaching staff on the approval of the faculty council;
  • To supervise the implementation of the curriculum, syllabus and theoretical and practical lessons related to the department;
  • To Implement the decisions of the Educational Council of the department;
  • To provide initiatives to improve the department’s affairs;
  • To prepare reports on departmental activities;
  • To Provide initiatives to develop and innovate the department and the faculty affairs;
  • To meet college departmental needs and plan to fulfill them;
  • To suggest to the dean of the faculty to admire and appreciate the members of the faculty as well as the members of the departments who demonstrate initiative, fitness, and merit in teaching and researching.;
  • Assumes additional responsibilities that are assigned by seniors.

Article: 30

The Faculty Department members are individuals who have met legal criteria for advancement in teaching or research affairs, or both.

Article: 31

  • The duties and responsibilities of the faculty department members are:
  • To prepare teaching materials;
  • To solve students’ problems through solving exercises and setting up theoretical and practical lessons in the realm of the faculty department;
  • To co-operate with the members of the academic staff and students as supervisor according to legal criteria;
  • To collaborate and co-operate with the administration of the faculty and other departments related to academic affairs;
  • To attend conferences and other academic circles as a keynote speaker or participant;
  • To have active role and participation in committees and councils when appointed for a role;
  • To give opinions about the works and activities of members of the department as well as other members of the academic staff and outside educators;
  • To provide initiatives to improve the faculty and the departments’ affairs;
  • To conduct exams and assess students’ question papers;
  • Assumes additional duties as assigned by law;
  • The Academic Staff assumes the following duties and responsibilities;
  • To compile and translate textbooks or other teaching material as required by the department or faculty;
  • To carry out educational research activities;
  • To organize capacity building courses for students;
  • To prepare, produce and translate teaching material and publish them for students;

Article: 32

  • The duties and responsibilities of the Educational Council of the Faculty are:
  • To evaluate and assess the activities and affairs of the faculty department members and make decisions on improving the quality of the courses;
  • To diagnose departmental curriculum deficiencies and offer concrete solution;
  • To discuss the physical requirements of the department and provide a solution to the Jami University officials;
  • To evaluate the departments’ syllabus, curriculum, textbooks and other teaching materials in order to diagnose deficiencies and offer the solid solutions to improve;
  • To align the department’s academic activities with the scientific and technological advancement in order to improve the quality of the activities of the faculty;
  • To monitor the process of personnel’s appointments, promotion and dismissal and offer suggestions accordingly;
  • To decide on how to hire, attract and retain qualified professors and how to give them assignments for long-terms or short-terms;
  • To approve the translation and the publishing process of textbooks and other teaching material if that are required by the department;
  • To designate academic staff to carry out research activities;
  • To evaluate and observe the activities of academic staff as well as students;
  • To decide how to appoint guide professor for academic staff and students;
  • To establish academic relations with other academic institutions;
  • To determine whether to organize advisory or additional courses for students in order to solve their learning problems;
  • To allot subjects to teaching staff at the beginning of each semester;
  • To suggest how to set up a supervising professor for the members of the academic staff and jury to evaluate academic conferences and seminars;
  • To build academic staff capacity and identify deserving students for scholarship;
  • Assume additional activities as assigned;
  • The decisions of the department shall be implemented by the dean of the faculty after they are approved by the Educational Council;
  • The meetings shall be held at the department if two-thirds of the members are present;
  • The decisions at the department shall be made by the two-thirds of the members;
  • The department meetings shall be held as scheduled and emergency meetings should be held as well if need be;

Article: 33

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Article: 34

  • The dismissal of an elected official shall take place in the chancellor’s office by the two-thirds of the members who have the right to vote;
  • The Board of Trustees have specific procedures and mechanisms for the appointment and dismissal of academic staff;

Article: 35

The appointment of all university members and employees and their duties and responsibilities shall be determined by the Educational Council, Chancellor of university and it shall be approved by the board of trustees;

Appointment, promotion, termination and retirement of the Academic Staff

Article: 36

    The hierarchical ranking of the academic members at Jami University shall be based on the law of higher education institutions.

Article: 37

  • The members of the academic staff at Jami University shall have the same academic ranks and titles as it is stipulated in the Law for Higher Education.

Article: 38

  • Appointment of Academic staff at Jami University shall be in accordance with the criteria and conditions set forth in the law of higher education institutions and the same procedures shall be followed.
  • Any person who is appointed as an academic member at Jami University, must hold at least a postgraduate degree in the relevant discipline, plus a record of achievement in teaching.

Article: 39

  • The Academic Members of other Institutions of Higher Education, who have active academic membership, cannot become Academic Member at Jami University.

Article: 40

  • The promotion of Academic Staff at Jami University is in accordance with the law of higher education institutions.

Article: 41

  • Jami University can contract out qualified and highly educated individuals as external academic members if need be.
  • If those individuals hold postgraduate degree and have 3 years teaching experience in the higher education institutions and academics but have no credentials and accreditation, they shall receive a separate license from the Ministry of Higher Education.
  • The terms of employment, responsibilities and privileges of external members or contractors shall be approved and specified in a separate procedure by the Educational Council and the Board of Trustees.

Article: 42

  • The Termination or dismissal procedures of the academic staff at Jami University shall be in accordance with the provisions of the law of Higher Education Institutions and it occurs in the following situations:
  • Tender resignation and its confirmation by the authorities
  • Retirement
  • The end of contract duration
  • Dissolution of departments and faculties
  • Disregards for law and order, non-regular attendance, moral corruption, destructive activities, and other activities that are in contravention of legal criteria.
  • Termination can also occur if an employee is discovered to have double employment.

Article: 43

  • The termination procedures shall be in accordance with the same hierarchy that is observed during the appointment.

Article: 44

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Article: 45

  • Academic Members, at Jami University have the right to retirement.
  • Retirement policy, procedures and regulations are described below.
  • The Academic Members shall retire at the age of seventy.
  • A member can wish to retire if he/she is at least with ten years of service.
  • Retirement because of illness and disability.
  • Death
  • The salary of a retired member is explained in a financial section

Students Affairs

Article: 46

  • Any incoming students who meet the following requirements shall be eligible for admission and shall be considered a student at Jami University:
  • He/she must hold high school certificate and the certificate must be verified by The Ministry of Education. In the case of foreign students, the students who have higher education certificate from a foreign country, must follow the procedures of Ministry of Foreign affairs.
  • He/she must have national identity card and the foreign students must have passport and visa.
  • He/she must pass university entrance exam and then he/she must be enrolled in his/her favorite faculty. For the transfer students, the procedure is different.

Article: 47

  • The students shall have the following rights, duties and responsibilities at Jami University.
  • Every student must have equal access to high quality education in accordance with this Statute.
  • Every student have the right to education and he/she must not face discrimination based on gender, race, color, religion, belief and other social status.
  • Every student shall have the right to attend university educational seminars, conferences and courses if he/she already enrolled in it.
  • Every student must have equal right to take advantage of university facilities such as library, internet service, computers and educational forums.
  • The students have the right to establish educational, literary and cultural associations in accordance with the law.
  • Every student must have university id card.
  • Every student must receive accredited certificate upon graduation from Jami University.
  • Every student must have the right to access educational work and present theories and ideas.

Article: 48

  • The students shall receive scholarship and other educational privileges in the following situations.
  • The five brilliant students, who get the highest marks in the university entry exam, shall get 50% discount in the first semester.
  • The five best students, who get the highest marks in the entire faculty, shall get 50% discount for the second semester.
  • The students, who get the total marks, shall get 100% discount for the next semester.
  • The students, who have financial worries and problems, shall get discount and the Educational Council of the University should approve and confirm it.
  • Every year Jami University allocates 5% of its net income to meet the objectives of all parts of article 48 from 4 to 15.
  • The students, whose academic performance is excellent, shall receive appreciation, trophies and other advantages.

Article: 49

  • The followings are the duties and responsibilities of the students at Jami University:
  • To observe the law, regulations, and all disciplines of the university
  • To respect all other students and university officials
  • To avoid discrimination, disrespect, misconduct and the disruption of order and discipline at the university.
  • To totally avoid all types of destructive activities such as negative propagandas, spreading divisive rumors, anti-national and warfare activities, anti-religion, disrespect for minorities, immorality, violence and all other activities that are against the law.
  • To have regular attendance, active participation in the class activities and do the homework
  • To avoid intentional and unintentional damage of university buildings, facilities, equipment and all other valuable assets
  • To observe personal hygiene habits, cleanliness and avoid damage or polluting the green areas.

Article: 50

  • The students shall be suspended and dismissed from university in the following situations.
  • Providing fake high school documents to get enrollment.
  • Forgery, fabrication and other academic frauds.
  • Students’ misconduct and unacceptable behavior.
  • Irregular attendance.
  • Accused of cheating and found guilty in accordance with the examination procedure.
  • Continuous failure in exams.
  • A student can be transferred, dismissed or suspended if he/she gives written request of it.

Article: 51

  • Jami University education system is credit system. so completing a Bachelor’s degree would require earning (136 – 168) credits.
  • The above-mentioned bachelor’s degree program comprises a standard duration of study of 7 to 10 semesters and the students are required to complete the programs in order to earn the degree.
  • The above-mentioned educational program is described in detail separately.

Article: 52

  • Jami university sets out disciplinary measures and takes action against those students who are in the violation of the university rules and regulations.

Financial and accounting affairs

Article: 54

In order to provide a first-rate education for its students, Jami University relies on a number of sources of revenue and are mentioned below:

  • Tuition, fees (paid by students);
  • Financial and technical aid provided by business entities, non-governmental organizations or public, government etc.;
  • Generating revenues from conducting courses and from the provision of educational services;
  • Generating revenues from productive resources of the university;
  • Generating revenues doing research for other organizations and institutions;
  • Generating revenues from selling books printing and publication;

Article: 55

  • The University’s cash revenue is transferred into a special account for the normal and developmental

expenses of the university and for the capitalization of the University to increase its profits. The
information is retained in the university’s financial documents in order to reflect the annual financial cost.

    • It is strictly forbidden to collect revenue or obtain income from unauthorized sources at Jami University.
    • Jami University can accept financial aid from foreign institutions and other individuals if the Ministry of Higher Education permits it and already knows about it.
    • The University observes transparency, consistency, legitimacy and accountability in its use revenues.

Article: 56

  • The University’s both normal and developmental budgets shall be set by the council and faculties and then it shall be proposed to the Board of Trustees for approval. The Board of trustees decide how they are to be implemented.
  • The staff salary and other privileges are set in a separate act and shall be approved by the Board Of Trustees.
  • The salary and the wages of fixed term lecturers shall be set by mutual agreement.

Article: 57

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Article: 58

University tuition fees and other educational expenses, and the procedures how the fee is to be deposited in a bank account shall be set by the Board Of Trustees and shall be approved by the Ministry Of Higher Education.

Article: 59

  • Jami University retired staff members shall receive their pension income in the following order:
  • 3% of monthly salary;
  • 25% first salary after appointment;
  • 50% of the total salary and salary increment at the time of promotion only one time;
  • The contribution of the university is about 5% of the monthly salary;
    • The money for the aforementioned salaries and pension shall be collected in the bank account of Jami University.
    • The university retired staff members shall receive their pension within three months through the finance officer;

Article: 60

Jami University shall be responsible for developing and implementing a transparent financial and accounting system.

Article: 61

Jami University shall submit a report about its financial affairs at the end of each year to Ministry Of Higher Education and the University shall make its plans based on the evaluation of Ministry Of Higher Education;

Article: 62

  • The transition period shall be from the date of signing the memorandum of understanding and meeting all the requirements for the establishment of the University under Article IV of the Regulation of the Higher Educational Institutions until the completion of the academic staff, units, departments and administrative in accordance with this very statute.
  • Obtaining a license will not terminate the transfer if some or all of the above conditions are not fulfilled.

Article: 63

  • During the transition period, the duties, responsibilities and powers of the university authorities such as the chief executive, the administrative and educational head of the university shall be suspended and shall be gradually delegated to them by the Ministry of Higher Education.
  • This very statute and other legal documents of the University shall be approved by authorities after the establishment and formation of the academic council and other bodies of the university.

Miscellaneous Actions, Proceedings and Procedures

Article: 66

  • The founder of Jami University shall be responsible for providing academic facilities, equipment and other tools that are required by the modern time in world of academia. It is also the duty of the founder of the university to renovate and construct modern, safe and contemporary university buildings;
  • All university campus buildings shall be well-built and shall have all facilities and modern equipment.

Article: 67

  • In the time of crisis and emergency, Jami University can be sold in accordance with the laws and regulations of the Ministry of Higher Education.
  • The buyer of Jami University shall have the qualifications and meet the requirements of Private Higher Education Institutions department and shall be committed to previous commitments to the Ministry of Higher Education.
  • The buyer of Jami University is required by the regulations of Private Higher Education Institutions to obtain license and accreditation from Ministry of Higher Education in order to operate.

Article: 68

    In the same manner that is specified by the private institutions and this statute, Jami university can be dissolved or sold if the Board Of Trustees and Ministry of Higher Education agree and approve it.

Article: 69

The dissolution, integration or permanent closure of Jami University can happen if there is urgent need for it. The founder and the chairman of the Board of Trustees shall report to the Ministry of Higher Education and then the future of the university shall be determined.

  • If Jami University closes its doors and stops its academic programs due to financial crisis or other problems, the students will be transferred to other accredited universities. The arrangements will be made by Jami University and Ministry of Higher Education based on signing a trilateral memorandum with students and other universities.
  • Jami University shall provide retirement funds to its academic members and non-academic members after closure. Jami university shall be dedicated and committed to carry out all its right and due responsibilities at the right time.
  • The levels set out in Sections (1) and (2) of this Article shall be applied in the event of a temporary closure.

Article: 70

Based on the proposal of the founder of Jami University and by the approval of The Board of Trustees and Ministry of Higher Education, the temporary or permanent closure of the university can take place in the following situations:

  • Disastrous and uncontrollable military, political and natural state;
  • Due to financial loss, bankruptcy and deficit;
  • Due to academic corruption, dishonesty and misuse;

Article: 71

Jami University shall have its own journal and scientific publications in accordance with law.

Article: 72

  • Jami University shall submit the educational documents of new applicants to the Ministry of Higher Education for verification before they are appointed by the university for temporary and permanent posts;
  • Jami University shall not hire or appoint the employees of governmental and non-governmental organizations if they have active duties and responsibilities there.

Article: 73

In accordance with the Labor Law of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Jami University staff can only take leave during public and national holidays.

Article: 74

Jami University shall give rewards and benefits to efficient, committed and dedicated staff and also to brightest and brilliant students.

Article: 75

Jami University may give greater educational benefits to brightest students.

Article: 76

Any amendment and change in the statute, ordinance and regulations of Jami University made without the permission and consent of Ministry of Higher Education.

Article: 77

Whenever the Ministry of Higher Education amends and changes its regulations and procedures, Jami university shall comply with them.

Article: 78

This statute is comprised of six sections and 78 articles. This statute will be enforceable after it is approved by the Ministry of Higher Education.

 

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