Code of Conduct
Assembly of students:
- Students can assemble upon college facilities that are generally available to the public. Such assembly shall:
- Be conducted in an orderly manner;
- Not unreasonably interfere with vehicular or pedestrian traffic;
- Not unreasonably interfere with classes, schedules, meetings or ceremonies and
- Not unreasonably interfere with the regular activities of the college.
- A student who conducts or participates in an assembly in a manner that causes or helps to cause a violation of this section shall be subject to disciplinary action.
- All speakers at an assembly shall allow time, insofar as circumstances reasonably permit, for a question-and-answer session.
- Sound amplifying equipment shall not be used without permission of the administration.
- Transparent attire is prohibited.
- Headwear is not permitted. This includes but is not limited to hats, visors, bandannas and hoods. (Exceptions may be granted based on religious and medical reasons with proper verification.)
- Sunglasses are not permitted except during outdoor activities.
- Clothing or material that is inappropriate for the Institute or offensive to any group is not permitted. This includes, but is not limited to, material relating to drugs, alcohol, profanity, obscenity, racism, gang activity and violence.
- Jewellery that poses a safety hazard to the student or other students/ patients is not permitted.
- Sleepwear and sleepwear type clothing are not permitted.
- It is a must for all the students, interns and postgraduate students to wear a white apron with their name badge when they are in the classroom, practical hall, dissection hall, demonstration room, museum, wards, outpatient departments and other sections of the hospital.
- Students are expected to wear decent footwear, preferably shoes, while attending class, practicals, wards, OPDs and other sections of the college and hospital.
- Students must wear a photo ID card of the institution while attending class, practicals, wards, OPDs and other sections of the college and hospital.
- In the instance of any event that the Dean deems to be disruptive of order, or deems to impede the movement of persons or vehicles, or deems to disrupt or threaten to disrupt the movement of persons from college facilities, the Dean can:
- Prohibit the entry of any person, or withdraw from any person permission to enter into or remain upon any portion of a college facility;
- Give notice against trespass to any person from whom the permission has been withdrawn or who has been prohibited from entering into or remaining upon all or any portion of a college facility;
- Order any person to leave or vacate all or any portion of a college facility.
Smoking in the college campus is not permitted. Violations of this act shall be cause for disciplinary action.
Any student who, while in any college facility or participating in a college-related programme, uses, possesses, consumes, is demonstrably under the influence of, or sells any liquor, in violation of law shall be subject to discipline.
Conduct at College Functions:
Any student who significantly disrupts any college function by intentionally engaging in conduct that renders it difficult or impossible to continue such a function in an orderly manner shall be subject to disciplinary action.
- Any student who causes or attempts to cause physical damage to property owned, controlled, or operated by the college or to property owned, controlled, or operated by another person while the said property is located on college facilities, shall be subject to disciplinary action.
- Any student who in this or any other manner is guilty of malicious mischief shall be subject to disciplinary action
Ragging( As Per NMC and UGC guidelines) Broadly speaking Ragging is:
Any disorderly conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student, indulging in rowdy or indisciplined activities which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or a junior student or asking the students to do any act or perform something which such student will not do in the ordinary course and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or a junior student. The cause of indulging in ragging is deriving a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by the seniors over their juniors or freshers.
- It is a breach of the Library regulations to attempt to enter any Library building by use of another reader’s Identity Card. Readers must show their Identity Card or Library Card on request to any member of the Library staff when within the Library.
- Readers before leaving Library buildings must present all books, bags and briefcases to the guards for inspection. No Library book may be taken out of a Library building except a book the loan of which is permitted and which has been recorded by the Library staff as being on loan to the reader.
- Mutilation or defacement of any book or article of Library property is regarded as a major offence.
- Readers may not use bottles of ink or correction fluid in the Library, nor may such substances be left on desks or in reading rooms.
- Any marking or highlighting or underlining of any content of any book/journal is strictly prohibited and subject to discipline
- Silence must be observed as far as possible in all parts of the Library. The use, in a manner causing noise or disturbance, of electrical equipment such as computers, mobile phones, personal stereos, or radios is prohibited. Except in respect of computers in specifically designated areas, the Library does not make power outlets available for such electrical equipment. Users of computers in the Library are reminded that they must also comply with the college’s IT and network code of conduct and other regulations for the time being in force.
- Smoking and the consumption of food and drink are forbidden in all parts of the Library open to readers, and no items of food or drink may be left on desks or in reading rooms.
- Readers are not allowed to bring visitors into the reading rooms unless special permission is taken from the Librarian.
- Readers are not permitted to reserve seats by leaving their belongings or books on seats and desks. The Library staff may move any property left at unoccupied desks or seats for more than 15 minutes except for officially reserved seats.
- Readers are at all times responsible for their own property.
- Activities like group discussions are strictly prohibited in the reading rooms.
- Those undergraduate students who want to enter the postgraduate or staff reading section may do with prior permission from the librarian.
- Readers are required to comply with the provisions of the Copyright and Related Rights Acts when making photocopies from material that enjoys copyright protection. Failure to comply may expose students or staff members of the college, to college disciplinary procedures. Breach of the Library regulations will result in disciplinary action by the Librarian, Professor In-charge of the library and Principal or as appropriate. Appeal against a Library penalty or decision of the Librarian is to the Professor In-charge and he, in turn, may act appropriately after informing the Principal. The Disciplinary committee under the Chairmanship of Principal with respect to the library, imposes penalties, with the inputs from the librarian for breaches of the Library regulations. Penalties may include fines, administrative and other charges, ejection and temporary or permanent exclusion from the Library and/or the College and/or the University, and the confiscation of any personal property brought into or used within the Library in breach of library and/or any other applicable college regulations. The Library shall not be responsible, in any way whatsoever, for any property so confiscated. Graduate and Postgraduate students are required to return all books to the Library within one month before the final examination. The Library will submit records of books and fines outstanding to the Principal’s office for the purpose of alerting students to their obligation to clear their Library dues so that they may be allowed to appear in the examinations.
- Rooms will be allotted, taking into consideration the priority of the application, seniority in the courses of studies, results at the examination held earlier and other such criteria. No allotment will be made to students who have not paid their college tuition and other fees.
- Application for accommodation, in the prescribed form only, should be submitted in the College office.
- The Hostel admission shall be effected by the Chief Warden, Hostel Administration on the recommendation of the Dean and shall be confirmed on payment of the Hostel Fees and the Hostel Deposit.
- Hostel admission is applicable only for one academic year, extendable at the discretion of the authorities.
- Once admitted to the hostel, the student should occupy the room within 15 days from admission, failing which his/ her admission will be cancelled and seat will be allotted to a waitlisted candidate.
- Once a student has been admitted to the hostel, he/ she will not be permitted to leave it till the end of the term. If, however, he/she leaves the hostel in contravention of this rule, he/she will be liable to pay the rent and other establishment charges as decided by the Principal.
- No sports are played at any time in the verandahs, quadrangles and places not intended for games.
- The students will be allowed to celebrate certain functions/festivals of their interest, with prior permission and only at the place provided by the proctor. The festivals like Holi, Rangapanchami etc. will not be permitted in the hostel premises. Firework/crackers are also strictly prohibited.
- Students are advised not to form separate groups, plan short tours or picnics, site seeing etc; such activities shall not be allowed by the Warden/Rector. However, with prior permission, and on undertaking from the parents of the concerned student, this may be permitted.