All academic activities of the institution are regulated by the Academic Council, which meets regularly once monthly. The chairperson is elected every year from amongst the council members. The Academic Council is responsible for framing the rules and the framework of all training programs of the institution. It functions as an advisory body to the Executive Director for matters related to education, training and research. Matters pertaining to research are further examined by the Institutional Review Board, which is constituted in accordance with the international guidelines.