The Executive council forms the central body of Shibir.
Under article 19 of the Constitution, the executive council is formed for a period of one year, in the following manner –
- Representatives directly elected by the members in a ratio of one for one hundred & ten; and one for the remaining fraction.
- If the Central President deems it necessary, he may nominate, in consultation with the executive council members, not numbering more than one third of the elected members.
- If the Central President deems it necessary, he may nominate in consultation with the executive council, members numbering not more than two, from amongst the ex-members of the executive council.
- The Central President shall be the chairman and the secretary general shcHI be the exofficio member of the executive council.
The Central President administers the oath of office of the members of the executive council. If any seat of the elected members of the executive council falls vacant, the vacancy is filled up within a period of three months.
Under article 22, the collective and individual duties and responsibilities of the members of the executive council are:-
- To take care of themselves.
- To keep a watch on the Central President.
- To see into the practice of Islamic principles in the organization.
- To supervise and observe the implementation of the programmes of the organization
- To supervise the pursuit of the constitution.
- To remove flaws, if found any, from the organization.
- To chalk out the basic plans of the activities of the organization.
- To advise the Central President.
- To express own views without any hesitation.
- To regularly attend the sessions of the executive council or send opinions.
Ttwo general sessions of the executive council are held in a year. If the Central President deems it necessary or one fifth of the total members of the executive council or one tenth of the total members of the organization demands in writing, a session of the executive council must be convened.
One third of the total members of the executive council form the quorum of the meeting. Each and every decision of the executive council is taken on the basis of the opinions of the majority of the members present. In case of a difference of opinion between the Central President and the executive council and if one cannot accept the opinion of the other, the decision of the majority of the members of the organization shall be conclusive under article 25 of the Constitution.