13. CODE OF CONDUCT FOR STUDENTS
13.1 Code of conduct for students is given in succeeding paragraphs:
13.1.1 Students of the Institute should study this Code of Conduct carefully and also make themselves familiar with the rules, regulations, and other instructions issued from time to time, pertaining to their academic, cocurricular and other activities. When in difficulty or requiring assistance, they should contact the authority concerned, as indicated in these orders.
13.1.2 Any amendment and additions to this Code of Conduct will be notified through notice boards and circulated in the usual manner. The plea of ignorance will not be entertained for any breach of orders, in force from
time to time.
13.1.3 The schemes for all academic work and for the examinations are notified to the students in the usual manner after their enrollment. Apart from their academic work, they are also expected to take full part in games, N.C.C., N.S.S. and other extra-curricular activities.
13.1.4 The welfare and discipline of the students is looked after in their respective fields by the Director General, the Heads of Departments, the Chief Proctor, Staff advisors of various students’ activities and any other body or council set up from time to time for specific purposes. Their responsibilities shall be defined separately.
13.1.5 The student standing first in order of merit will be designated as the Class Representative. He / she shall be responsible for reporting promptly to the teacher or officer concerned any unusual occurrences or circumstances connected with his / her class and if necessary, bring it to the notice of Director General / Director. He / she will be the Leader of the Class in all academic matters and will exercise such control over his / her class fellows, as is necessary in the interest of discipline and correct academic life.
13.1.6 Students should be present in all their classes. Students should likewise carry out their outdoor and extra-curricular duties assigned to them. Their attendance and leave is governed by the regulations pertaining to them.
13.1.7 Students must give their undivided attention to their academic work and must be respectful to their teachers and superiors. Smoking is prohibited in places, where instruction is imparted and in the Institute campus.
13.1.8 Students must conduct themselves with due decorum in the classes, laboratories, workshops and field work etc. and move about in an orderly and silent manner in the Institute. They must conduct themselves in a manner worthy of engineering students.
13.1.9 Students, who fail to make sufficient progress in their studies and do not maintain the required attendance in classes, are liable to be debarred from appearing at the semester examination.
13.1.10 Students are prohibited from writing and drawing on black boards, walls, tables etc. or pasting unauthorized notices etc. thereon. Circulating unauthorized notice is improper and is strictly prohibited.
13.1.11 If in a particular class / period more than 50 percent students are absent, it would be regarded as mass bunk and an act of gross indiscipline on the part of all the students of that class. Disciplinary action including a cash fine will be drawn on the students indulging in mass bunk.
13.1.12 Students must behave with due decorum towards their fellow students. Girl students must be shown special consideration in this respect.
13.1.13 Students have no right to deny mess, club, and other facilities to other students. The use of any such facilities can be withdrawn only by proper authorities.
13.1.14 All new entrants must receive cordial welcome from the old students. Students should not indulge in any type of unkind behavior towards new entrants.
13.1.15 Students indulging in Ragging or any unseemly behavior towards new entrants will render themselves liable to very severe punishment as per the Law of the Land, which may include expulsion from Institute as well as imprisonment.
13.1.16 Students must not take the law in their own hands but must report grievance / problem of every nature to the Teacher, the Warden or the Chief Proctor, as the case may be. Personal violence by any student or group of students will be dealt with severely.
13.1.17 Students are not allowed to become members of outside societies nor are they allowed to join discussions of political nature outside the Institute or to take part in any political activity.
13.1.18 Students are not permitted to take alcoholic drinks or harmful drugs like L.S.D., Charas etc. within Institute premises including hostels or in any public places, restaurants or bars in Moradabad. Any infringement of this order or visiting any places declared out of bounds for students, will result in drastic action being taken against the students concerned.
13.1.19 Students are warned against incurring debts or committing irregularities in money matters. In flagrant cases, which tend to bring discredit to Institute, disciplinary action will be taken. The Institute, however, will in no way be responsible for such debts.
13.1.20 Students must invariably carry their identity cards with them, within as well as outside the Institute.
13.1.21 Students must pay all fee / dues including Institute fee, mess fee, club fee, and other dues on or before the stipulated dates. If they do not do so, they render themselves liable to the various penalties, mentioned in the relevant instructions, issued from time to time.
13.1.22 Students must take good care of all Institute property. Any damage to such property, tree, fencing, lawns etc. will have to be made good by the delinquents.
13.1.23 Students must use their class room furniture and fittings with due care. Students must not deface the desks in any manner. Cost of damage to class furniture and fittings will be recovered from the students concerned.
3.1.24 Students must handle with great care the laboratory equipment and any instruments and machinery that they have to use in the course of their work. Any damage or breakage of such equipment etc. due to improper use or negligent handling will have to be made good by the party concerned.
(a) No meeting of students, other than those organized under the aegis of the various recognized student activities, shall be called without the prior written permission of the Director General.
(b) No public function, to which any outsider is invited, shall be organized without the previous permission in writing of the Director General.
13.1.26 No theatrical performance, dance or show of any kind shall be held, either within or outside the Campus, in the name of any institution of the students, except with the prior written permission of the Director General, who may prescribe the terms and conditions for such performance.
13.1.27 No student shall :
(a) By words spoken or written, or by signs or visible representation, offend or insult a fellow students or any teacher of the Institute or any employee, officer or authority of the Institute.
(b) Misappropriate, prefer false claim for financial assistance of any kind, destroy, mutilate, disfigure or otherwise damage any property of Institute, including furniture, books, equipment and apparatus.
(c) Disobey any order issued by the Institute Officers, or by the Director, Heads of Departments, Faculty members, Chief Proctor or Chief Wardens etc.
(d) Use unfair means at any of the examinations and tests or attempt to threaten the staff to get undue advantage.
(e) Break any rule or order in force.
(f) Indulge in violence among fellow students and other employees of the Institute.
(g) Will not upload any indecent video or audio, offensive messages or comment on any social media or mobile.
13.2 Attendance and leave regulations for students
13.2.1 All students are expected to be present in every Lecture, Tutorial and
Practical class scheduled for them.
13.2.2 Maintenance of Attendance Record
a. In order to maintain an attendance record, a roll call will be taken in every Lecture, Tutorial, Practical class up to 10 days before the date of examination.
b. For the purpose of the attendance record, every scheduled Lecture, Tutorial and Practical class will count as one unit, regardless of whether the duration of the class is one, two or three contact hours.
13.2.3 A student may be debarred from appearing in end semester examinations if his / her attendance is short as per ordinance of the affiliating university.
13.3 Inquiries & Punishments
13.3.1 A student shall be guilty of breach of discipline, if he violates any of the provisions of these Regulations or is guilty of misconduct or indecorous and / or immoral behavior or has been punished by a court of law for a criminal offence, committed either in the Institute campus or outside.
13.3.2 The Director may suspend a student, if prima facie case exists against the student and may institute an inquiry. A student may also be debarred from entering the premises of the Institute, during the pendency of inquiry.
13.3.3 For a breach of discipline committed by a student or a group of students, the Director General or the Head of Department or the Chief Proctor or the Proctorial Board may impose the following punishments.
(a) Warn him, and / or
(b) Impose a monetary fine on him, and / or
(c) Deduct marks from the proficiency group of marks under the head discipline, and / or
(d) Suspend a student or put him on a conduct probation for a period of time stipulated, and / or
(e) Rusticate him from the Institute for such period as he thinks fit, and / or
(f) Expel him from the Institute.
13.3.4 The authorities competent to award the various punishments are as
|For (a), (b) and (c) of 13.3.3||The Director General or the Head of
Department or the Chief Proctor or the
|For (d) of 13.3.3||The Director General on recommendations
of a Committee, composed of one or more
persons appointed by him.
|For (e) and (f) of 13.3.3||The Management Committee on the
recommendations of the Director General,
on the basis of a Committee composed of
one or more persons appointed by the
13.3.5 If a student uses unfair means during university examinations, the matter may be reported to the Registrar of the University for suitable action. The Registrar may there upon award any suitable punishment.
(a) Before awarding a punishment under Regulation 13.3.3 (a) (b) or (c) the student may be called by concerned officer and given an opportunity to explain his conduct.
(b) Before awarding a punishment under Regulation 13.3.3 (d), (e) or (f) the student may be given an opportunity of putting in his defense. The committee will submit their report and recommendations to the Director General who may, if he thinks proper before taking action, give an opportunity to the concerned student to show cause why the proposed punishment be not awarded.
13.3.7 In all matters not expressly provided herein, the Director General may take action as he thinks fit and his decision shall be final.
13.4 Anti Ragging Measures
As per the guidelines issued by the Govt. / AICTE, an Anti Ragging Committee and other required bodies shall be constituted to control and deal with ragging in the Institute.
13.5 Students Grievance Redressal Cell As per the guidelines issued by the Govt. or any other authority a Students Grievance Cell shall be constituted to redress the grievances of students.