The constitution of “Student Council” in a college is mandatory according to the provision under section 99 (3) of Maharashtra Public University Act 2016.
This act brought open elections into force vide Maharashtra Ordinance No. XXVIII of 2017, an ordinance to amend the Maharashtra Public Universities Act, 2016. But due to lack of further directions from Govt. of Maharashtra and Sant Gadgebaba Amravati University, actual elections were not conducted.