The Board of Academics (BOA) of IIT Mandi has been constituted, to consider proposals on policy matters related to Academics, both teaching and research. Proposals that are found to have merit will be forwarded to the Senate with the BoA's recommendations. The first meeting of the BOA was held on 19th September 2014. The BoA is chaired by the Dean (Academics), and its members include the associate deans, Chairman of the course proposal committee, course coordinators, nominees from each school, and two student members. The BoA meets once a month.