New Delhi- 110 002, the 6th February, 1997

[Published in the Gazette of India Part III —Section 4 as No. 14 on April 5, 1997]

No. F-28-2/96 NCTE _ In exercise of the powers conferred under clause (o) of sub-section 2 of section 32 read with sub-section (7) of section 20 of NCTE Act, 1993 the National Council for Teacher Education makes the following Regulations namely:

1. Short Title and Commencement

     These Regulations may be called the National  Council for Teacher Education” (manner of filling  casual vacancies among members of Regional Committee) Regulation 1996.

     They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.


2. Definition

In these Regulations, unless the content otherwise requires:—

   (i)  “Act” means the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993 (73 to 1993).

   (ii) All other terms shall have the same meaning as contained in Section 2 of the Act.


3. Applicability

     These Regulations shall be applicable to a casual vacancy of member of Regional Committee by reason of death, resignation or inability to discharge functions owing to illness or other incapacity by a member nominated to Regional Committee under Clauses (a) and (c) of sub-section 3 of Section 20 of  the Act.

     Provided, however, this Regulation shall also apply to vacancy as Chairperson of Regional Committee, if such a member has been so appointed.


4. Manner of filling Casual Vacancy

     If a casual vacancy of a member occurs (including Chairperson) of Regional Committee whether by reason of death, resignation or inability to discharge the functions of Regional Committee, such vacancy shall be filled up by making fresh nomination and the person so nominated shall hold office for the remainder of the term of the office of the person in whose place such person is so nominated.



Member Secretary

National Council for Teacher Education