Prof. N. R. Lall (Gold Medalist, Patna University) is the Dean Academic of the Institute; the senate of the institute constitutes, amends the rules for Academic activities of the institute and looks after its implementation. One academic session at the institute consists of two semesters
Span of each semester is of approximately 20 weeks. The Senate approves schedule of academic activities in a session e.g. Registration, Mid semester exam, End semester exam, Inter semester break etc. These are mentioned in the Academic calendar approved by the senate for every session. The Academic calendar, strives to provide for a total of about 180 working days (six months) in one semester.