Formation of Board of Studies (BoS)
The Board of Management during its 5th meeting held on 28th and 29th November, 1979, felt that there is need for constitution of a Board of Studies to advise the Academy on matters related to the syllabus and other aspects of training and resolved to constitute a Board of Studies with the Director as Chairman and five experts in the concerned subjects from the participating states as members.Formation of Academic Committee (AC)
In its 75th Meeting held at Vellore on 21.10.2008, the Board desired to set up an Academic Committee consisting of one representative (senior prison officer) from each of participating states and also subject experts from Universities and Academies in order to revise the training syllabus. It was further instructed that the Academic Committee meeting should be conducted regularly and to revise the syllabi every year to meet the need of the modern trends in Prison and Correctional Administration.Merging of BoS & AC and formation of Advisory Committee
In the 81st meeting held at Vellore on 28.2.2011, the Board decided to merge Board of Studies with Academic Committee and form an Advisory Committee which will also have prominent persons in the field of correctional administration.
To examine and evaluate the training curriculum, training modules, and evaluation methods from time to time and advice on required modifications and changes.