Memorandum of Understanding – Format
Bharathiar University was established by the Government of Tamil Nadu in 1982 through the Bharathiar University Act, 1981 and its headquarters at Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu). The University started functioning with effect from February 5th, 1982.
This Memorandum of Understanding entered into on ___________ (date) at Coimbatore between the University Industry Interactioerin and Consultancy Service Centre (UIICSC), Bharathiar University, an Institution, imparting and offering educational courses hereinafter referred to as (“Bharathiar University – Bharathiar University Industry Interaction and Consultancy Service Center) located at Coimbatore – 641046, represented by the Registrar of the University which expression shall unless repugnant to the context means and include its successors and assigns of the ONE PART. Wherever the word University comes in this MOU it implies Bharathiar University – University Industry Interaction and Consultancy Service Centre (BU-UIICSC).
________________ (name of the approved institution) is an organization of _______________ with all modern facilities functioning at _____________ (place) since ________ (year). _________________ (Name of the Industry) _______________ is an acknowledged Institution in this part of the country. ________ (approved institution) is currently focusing on _____________ (nature of activity). ____________ (approved institution) is represented herein by _______________, Managing Director (hereinafter referred to as ________________(approved institution) which expression shall unless repugnant to the context mean and intrude its successors and assigns of the OTHER PART.
The University has decided to recognize ________ an approved Institution as decided by the Syndicate of the University and to recognize to conduct various Industries/Job oriented para-professional courses under the approved institution of On campus/Off campus paraprofessional programme centers/Transfer of Technology and research programme centre in collaboration with BU-UIICSC.
The parties have had preliminary discussions in this matter and have ascertained areas of broad consensus. The parties now, have therefore, agreed to enter in writing these areas of consensus, under a Memorandum of Understanding.
Now this Memorandum of Understanding witnesses that:
The ______ (approved Institution) shall offer the following courses as approved by the BU-UIICSC.
Name of the Course Tuition fee to be charged
The above tuition fees of the respective courses may be fixed and revised as and when required by the mutual consent of the University and __________ (approved institution).
The classes for the courses Sl. Nos. 1 to 4 & 6 shall be conducted on Non Semester pattern and Sl. No. 5 will be conducted on Semester pattern.
The above said courses shall be conducted at __________ (approved institution) on regular basis.
1.0 Admission Procedures
(a) Application and Prospectus bearing the seal and logo of the Bharathiar University shall be prepared with the approval of the University, printed at their cost and sold by __________ (approved institution) at their centre.
(b) Filled-in applications as received from the prospective candidates will be received by the M.s._________ (approved institution). The list of eligible candidates shall be forwarded to University for consideration and approval as per eligibility norms. The fee details to be collected from the list of students approved by the University through Demand Draft shall be fixed by the University.
1.1 Academic Programmes – Courses of Study
The classes for the above said courses shall be conducted by the _____ (approved institution). The course materials shall be provided by the _____ (approved institution) only with proper approval of the University. The entire expenses for the course materials, practicals, tours, demonstrations, etc. shall be borne by _____ (approved institution).
1.2 Tuition Fees
The fee structure prescribed for the programmers are as follows:-
The cost of application for admission to the courses of study specified supra will be Rs. ________ and shall be in the form of DD drawn in favour of the Registrar, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641 046. The Applications & Prospectus should be printed by the ________________ (approved institution) after getting approval from the University. The University and _____________ (approved institution) shall share the total amount collected towards the sale of Application and Prospectus on the ratio of 25 : 75.
The tuition fee as fixed by the University and collected by the _____________ (approved institution) on behalf of the University shall be shared on the Ratio of 60 : 40 between Bharathiar University and ______________ (approved institution). The fee shall be collected from the students in the form of demand drafts drawn in favour of “The Registrar, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641 046”. The share due to ______________ (approved institution) will be paid by the University on submission of Demand Drafts along with filled in applications within a month for the last date for receipt of filled-in applications and DDs for admission.
The University shall closely monitor the programmes offered at _____________ (approved institution) and take appropriate measures to ensure the quality of the agreed programmes. Dates and schedule of Examinations for the courses shall be announced by the University at appropriate time during the semester. The centres of examination and valuation of answer scripts and centres for practicals shall be assigned by the University.
Examination fees will be fixed by the University as per norms approved by the competent body of the University. The fees shall be paid in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 641 046”.
2.0 RESPONSIBILITIES OF AND APPROVED INSTITUTION
2.1 ____________ (approved institution) shall provide entire infrastructure facilities including classrooms, laboratories, equipments, analytical tools and aids, library and qualifies staff. Also facilities for boarding and lodging of students, counseling and guidance on courses are to be added as per norms of the University. ________ (approved institution) shall not at any time for any reasons cause to the University any situation leading to legal implications.
2.2 The application and prospectus for admission shall be prepared by ________ (approved institution) in consultation with the University. They shall be sold by the ________ (approved institution) at the respective centre(s) at costs as decided by the University for various Courses of study. The application amount collected in the form of Demand Drafts along with the application should be sent to the University. The University in turn will pay to ________ (approved institution) the amount as agreed in para 1.2.
2.3 ________ (approved institution) shall appoint qualified and experienced persons as faculty members. The CV of such persons will be furnished to the University. The University shall have the right to approve or disapprove the qualifications and experience of the persons appointed by ________ (approved institution) for handling theory and practical classes.
2.4 ________ (approved institution) shall get the consent from the University before admitting the selected students.
2.5 ________ (approved institution) shall prepare study materials as per guidelines of the University and obtain the consent of the University before they are distributed to the students. The cost of production and distribution of study materials will be borne by ________ (approved institution).
2.6 ________ (approved institution) shall arrange necessary equipments for practical training to the students. The hire charges on equipments for the training will be borne by ________ (approved institution).
2.7 The internal evaluation as a part of the examination work like classroom tests, assignments, seminars, etc. will be done by ________ (approved institution) and the reports submitted to the University periodically.
2.8 The expenses in connection with regular lectures, practicals, remuneration to teaching faculty and supporting staff, internal evaluation will be borne by ________ (approved institution).
2.9 ________ (approved institution) shall not collect any amount under any head(s) other than the prescribed fee(s) from the students joining the courses. All amounts collected from the students shall be by way of Demand Drafts drawn in favour of the Registrar, Bharathiar University payable at Coimbatore – 641 046.
3.0 RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY
3.1 The University shall be responsible for all administrative work relating to admission, collection of fee, conduct of examinations and award of certificates / degrees.
3.2 The syllabi shall be framed by the University. In this regard, the suggestions offered by ________ (approved institution) will be taken into consideration, wherever necessary.
3.3 The University shall monitor the quality of the programmes through persons appointed by it for the purpose.
3.4 The University shall have the right to revise the course fees as and when required in consultation with ________ (approved institution).
3.5 This MOU shall be valid for a period of three years from this date and can be renewed for a further period of three years on mutual consent. The University shall review the progress of the courses in each semester.
3.6 In respect of any change in the venue, course, syllabi, eligibility, admissions, collection of fee and fee structure, scheme of examinations, etc., the decision of the University is final.
3.7 The University shall inspect the venue of programmes periodically in respect of the infrastructure facilities including qualified staff for teaching and training so as to ensure that the same is confirmed to the standards of the University and any directions issued from time to time by the University shall be carried out by ________ (approved institution).
3.8 The University shall have full powers to review the running of each course or courses and if the University comes to the conclusion that the running of the course is not satisfactory, the University is entitled to disassociate itself from the course or courses and the ________ (approved institution) shall not be entitled to any payment towards damages or otherwise for their having invested any money in providing the buildings infrastructures, etc., which they have agreed to provide.
4.0 JOINT RESPONSIBILITIES
4.1 The advertisements shall be released both by the University and ________ (approved institution). The expenditure incurred in this regard shall be met by ________ (approved institution).
4.2 The annual intake of students shall be decided by the University at the commencement of every academic year in consultation with ________ (approved institution).
4.3 Any expansion or modification relating to the academic programmes shall be decided jointly by the University and ________ (approved institution).
4.4 Any legal implications will be confined to Coimbatore Jurisdiction only.
5.1 The collaborative ventures also include the scope for extending learning facility at the chosen centres of ________ (approved institution) located outside Coimbatore, without causing any hardship to the students of the Bharathiar University.
5.2 The collaboration is envisaged to provide admission for the academic year ____ onwards. ________ (approved institution) shall arrange for Press release and advertisements to invite applications for admission for the academic year _______ within 15 days after signing of the MOU.
5.3 All payments to ________ (approved institution) by the University under the MOU, shall be made in Indian currency.
5.4 ________ (approved institution) shall take care of the fulfillment and compliance of the procedural statutory regulations and formalities in connection with the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act and the University will assist the ________ (approved institution) wherever necessary.
5.5 All the terms and conditions of this MOU are subject to the approval of the various bodies of the University and the provisions of the Rules and Regulations of the University.
5.6 In witness whereof the parties have signed this Memorandum of Understanding of the day, month and year first hereinabove written.
for Bharathiar University for ________ (approved institution)
Registrar Managing Director