RULES OF GENERAL DISCIPLINE
- Irregular attendance, insubordination to teachers, all forms of fraud or malpractice in connection with examinations, habitual inattention in class, obscenity in word or deed, are sufficient reasons for suspension or dismissal from college of a student.
- If a student has a grievance or complaint, he/she should approach the class teacher first. If he/she is not satisfied with the redressal of his/her grievance, he/she may appeal to the H.O.D. If not satisfied with the decision of the H.O.D, he / she may approach the Principal for a review.
- No outsider should be invited to the college by the students without the consent of the Principal.
- Any student who is suspended from the college shall not enter the college campus unless and until his/her suspension is revoked by the college authorities or without the prior written permission from the Principal.
- The Principal is entitled to refuse admission to any applicant, to suspend, dismiss or take any disciplinary action on any student for his/her misconduct and violation of rules and regulations. He shall be the final authority in the interpretation of these rules and regulations. Matters not covered by these rules are left to the discretion of the Principal and his decision shall be final.
- No student shall engage in or conduct any activity which is detrimental to the reputation and interests of the college.
- No one shall distribute or circulate any notice, pamphlet, leaflet, etc. within the campus or exhibit any type of banner, flag, poster etc. without the prior written permission of the Principal.
- Political activities in any form are strictly prohibited in the campus. Students are forbidden to organize or attend meetings other than those permitted by the Principal. Strikes are strictly prohibited in the college campus and its premises. Nobody shall instigate or take part in any strike inside the campus.
- Loss or damage caused to building, furniture, tools and apparatus of the College due to violent action of students will be made good by imposing compensation from their parents.
- Mobile phone: The Government of Kerala has banned the use of mobiles in educational institutions and has ordered to take strict action in this regard. Therefore, the students are not allowed to use mobile phones inside the campus.
- Students are expected to conduct themselves/ maintain discipline in and outside the college governed.
- Parents are expected to follow the student’s progress and conduct in and outside the College.
- Students are strictly prohibited from bringing two wheelers inside the college campus except to the parking space provide near the front gate.
- All students are expected to dress modestly
- Use of psycho-topic drugs, alcoholic drinks, Pan masala and Cigarettes are strictly prohibited inside the campus.
- Signing of the application form by the candidates admitted to the college and their parents /guardians will constitute an Undertaking on their part that they are willing and ready to abide by the rules and regulations of the college.
- The management shall take disciplinary action including dismissal from the college of a student if it is found that any act committed by the student (inside or outside the campus)affected the reputation and general discipline of the college.
- Producing Medical Certificate for the time of absence is not a right to claim attendance.
- The Students Union shall strive to attain the following objectives:
a. To train students of the college in their duties, responsibilities and rights of citizenship.
b. To promote opportunities for the development of character, leadership, efficiency, knowledge and spirit of service among students.
c. To organize debates, seminars, work squads, touring parties and such other functions.
d. To encourage sports, arts and other cultural, social or recreational activities that are incidental and conducive to the above objectives.
- The Principal or other constituted College authorities may frame and issue from time to time disciplinary rules of permanent or temporary character for regulating the conduct of students.
- The Principal shall be the final authority in the interpretation of the College Rules.
- Students are strictly warned not to indulge in ragging. Students indulging in ragging will be summarily punished.
Attendance and Absence
- The working day is divided into 3 periods in the forenoon session and 2 periods in the afternoon session.
- Attendance will be taken at the beginning of each period. If a student is absent in one period in any of the sessions he/she will loose half day attendance.
- Leave for several periods must be obtained from the Principal in writing in advance. No leave will be granted unless the Principal is satisfied with the reason.
- Students shall not take leave of absence unless it is absolutely necessary. By irregularity in attendance they run the risk of not securing the required number of term days to appear for the University Examination.
- The annual certificate of attendance and progress required by the University for admission to the University Examinations will in no case be granted unless :
a) The student has secured not less than three fourths of the total number of the working days in the academic year.
b) The Principal considers that the student’s progress and conduct have been satisfactory.
Test and Examinations
- All students are to appear for the examination and tests arranged by the departments. Students who cannot attend the tests / examinations should get prior sanction from the Principal.
- There will be an entry level test for I DC students for ensuring their knowledge and skill. The entry level test will be normally conducted during the first week of the academic year.
- There will be two internal exams to evaluate the progress of the students, in addition to monthly tests conducted by the departments.
Ragging: A Serious Criminal Offence
Students shall not indulge in ragging or in any other activities causing harassment or difficulties to the fellow students in the college. Any student involving in ragging activities will have to face penal proceedings in accordance with the provisions in the Ragging Prohibition Act of the Govt. of Kerala.Prevention of Ragging in Institutions As per the decision of the supreme court of INDIA ragging is strictly prohibited
What is considered as ragging?As per the UGC Regulations, 2009 and its continuous modifications, ‘Ragging’ constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:
- Any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student;
- Indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship, physical or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student;
- iii. Asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary course do and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student;
- Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher;
- Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.
- Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students;
- vii. Any act of physical abuse including all variants of it: sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person;
- viii. Any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, post, public insults which would also include deriving perverted pleasure, vicarious or sadistic thrill from actively or passively participating in the discomfiture to fresher or any other student;
- Any act of physical or mental abuse (including bullying and exclusion) targeted at another student (fresher or otherwise) on the ground of colour, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, gender (including transgender), sexual orientation, appearance, nationality, regional origins, linguistic identity, place of birth, place of residence or economic background. Ragging is prohibited inside or outside the Educational Institution. Whoever directly or indirectly commits, participates in, abets or propagates ragging within, or outside the Educational Institution shall on conviction will be punished. All the students are strictly warned against getting involved into such an unbailable crime and all are requested to desist from such activities for not endangering their future. Collection of contribution in any form or demanding anything in kind from any students is totally banned.