As a body to assist the University conducting and managing its educational, academic and research operations, there shall be an Academic Council. At present Academic Council Consisting of the following members:

A)Vice-ChancellorChairpersonProf. Chiranjeebi Prasad SharmaVC, Pokhara University
B)RegistrarMemberAssoc. Prof. Gobinda Prasad SharmaRegistrar, PU
C)DeansMemberProf. Hari Bahadur KhadkaDean, Faculty of Management Studies, PU
Mr. Khem Raj Joshi, PhDDean, Faculty of Health Sciences, PU
Er. Buddhi Raj JoshiDean, Faculty of Science and Technology, PU
D)Five persons from amongst the chairmen of various subject committees of the UniversityMember1. Prof. Prem Raj Pant, PhDChairperson, Management Subject Committee, PU
2. Prof. Ram Bahadur Chhetri, PhDChairperson, Development Social Engineering Subject Committee
3. Prof. Bharat Raj Pahari, PhDChairperson, Civil & Architecture Engineering Subject Committee, PU
4. Mr. Bhesh Raj KandelChairperson, Electronics & Communication Subject Committee, PU
5. Prof. Shasidharam Joshi, PhDChairperson, Computer, Software & IT Subject Committee, PU
E)Chief of Research CenterMemberAssoc. Prof. Gulam Mohammad KhanDirector, Research Center, PU
F)Chiefs of the Curriculum and Examination Divisions of the UniversityMember1. Assoc. Prof. Rajesh Kumar ThagurathiDirector, Curriculum Development Center, PU
2. Dr. Bharat Ram DhunganaController of Examination, PU
G)Four persons from amongst the Campus ChiefsMemberProf. Ram Bahadur KhadkaPrincipal, SchEMs College, Kathmandu
H)Two persons from amongst the teachersMemberProf. Shanker Khanal, PhDCentral Department of Statistic, TU
MemberProf. Tara PokhrelMaharajgunja Nursing Campus, Kathmandu
I)Two persons from amongst the educationists making substantial contribution in the education sectorMember1. Prof. Shreedhar Prasad Lohani, PhDEducationists, Kathmandu
2. Prof. Deepak Bhattarai, PhDEducationists, Kathmandu
J)The Dean designated by the Vice-Chancellor from amongst the DeansMember-SecretaryProf. Indra Prasad Tiwari, PhDDean, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, PU

The Academic Council has following powers and functions:

  1. To determine the curriculum of the subjects to be studied, research and training under the University and to evaluate educational, academic and research activities of all levels.
  2. To fix the modes of examination.
  3. To determine the qualifications and numbers relating to the admission of students.
  4. To formulate policies relating to research and to approve the research programs.
  5. To evaluate the academic programs of the students.
  6. To determine the standard of teaching and research.
  7. To give opinion and advice to the Executive Council on academic matters.
  8. To perform such other functions as prescribed.