The Governing Council of the University shall be plenary authority of the University and shall formulate and review from time to time the broad policies and programmes of the University and devise measures for the improvement and development of the University. The Chancellor is the Chairperson and the Vice Chancellor is the Convener of the Governing Council. Chief Secretary, Government of Haryana, Chairman, Bar Council of India, Advocate General of Haryana and others as per university Act are the members of the Governing Council. The Registrar is the member secretary.
The Governing Council shall have the following powers and functions, namely:-
a) to consider and pass the annual report, financial statement and the budget estimates prepared by the Executive Council and to adopt them with or without modification;
b) to make Statutes concerning the administration of the affairs of the University including prescribing the procedures to be followed by the authorities and the officers of the University in the discharge of their functions.