Establishment

The State Higher Education Council was established in the year 1995 under Article 200 of the Indian Constitution and was implemented by an Uttar Pradesh State Council for Higher Education Act, 1995.

Organisation

The State Higher Education Council has been constituted in accordance with the provisions of section-04 of the Higher Education Council Act, 1955.

The physical structure is as follows: -

S.No. Subject Designation
1. A Chairman, appointed by the State Government from amongst eminent academicians, who is or has been a Vice-Chancellor or a senior administrative officer , serving or retired, not below the rank of Additional Secretary to the Government of India, having aptitude and experience in the field of education;
According to Article 4 (a) as amended by the State Higher Education Council Act, 2007
Chairman Nominated by State Government (Vacant)
2. Two Vice-President nominated by the state government for resolution of issues of public representatives Vice Chairman Nominated by State Government (Vacant)
3. The Principal Secretary/Secretary to the State Government in the Department of Higher Education Member Secretary Ex-Officio
4. The Principal Secretary/Secretary to the State Government in the Department of Finance; Member Ex-Officio
5. The Principal Secretary/Secretary to the State Government in the Department of Planning; Member Ex-Officio
6. The Secretary or any other officer of the University Grants Commission not below the rank of a Joint Secretary nominated by the Chairman of the University Grants Commission; Member Nominated by University Grants Commission
7. The Director of Higher Education, Uttar Pradesh Member Ex-Officio
8. The Director of Technical Education, Uttar Pradesh Member Ex-Officio
9. Three Persons nominated by the State Government from amongst the Vice-Chancellors of the Universities Members Nominated by State Government
10. Not more than three persons nominated by the State Government from amongst eminent academicians each in the field of Education, Engineering and Law; Members Nominated by State Government
11. One person co-opted by the Council from amongst the Principals of Colleges Members Nominated by Chairman(Vacant)
12. One Person co-opted by the Council from amongst reputed industrialists whose contribution to the cause of higher education is significant, Members Nominated by Chairman(Vacant)