The Academic Council of CUST is the highest academic body of the University and is chaired by its Vice-Chancellor. The Academic Council is responsible for formulating, regulating, and maintaining the standards of teaching, research, extension and examinations in the University. It has the right to advise the top management on all academic matters. The Controller of Examinations shall be a permanent invitee in the Academic Council and he shall have right to speak on matters pertaining to examinations. The academic council of CUST is also in the process of formation.