The University as a statutory body functions according to the Universities Act promulgated by the State Government. The Act makes provision for the decision making structures, administrativeset up, and powers & functions of University authorities.In pursuance of the Act, the University formulates Statutes, Ordinances & Regulations to guide its functioning in furtherance of its mission.

The Policy making bodies of the Palamuru University comprise :

  • Executive Council
  • Academic Senate (This is yet to be constituted).

Besides these, an advisory body called Planning & Development Board is in place to guide the functioning of the University.The authorities of the University include :

  • Chancellor
  • Vice-Chancellor
  • Registrar
  • Finance Officer
  • Controller of Examinations
  • Deans of Faculties
  • Heads of the Departments
  • Chairpersons of Board of Studies

The University as an autonomous body, adopts and adheres to the Service Rules framed by UGC and State Government in case of teaching and non-teaching staff. Transparent procedures are followed in University governance. Recruitment and Promotional policies are being formulated as per the guidelines of UGC and State Government. Grievance redressal mechanism for staff and students is in place as per the stipulations of UGC and State Government.