All students must know that it is incumbent upon them to abide by this Code of Ethics and Conduct (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Code’) and the rights, responsibilities including the restrictions flowing from it. That the Institute’s Endeavour by means of enforcing this Code is to pioneer and administer a student discipline process that is egalitarian, conscientious, effectual and expeditious; and providing a system which promotes student growth through individual and collective responsibility. All Students are requested to be well conversant with this Code, which can be also reviewed on the official website of the Institute
2.1 The Institute shall have the jurisdiction over the conduct of the students associated /enrolled with the Institute and to take cognizance of all acts of misconduct including incidents of ragging or otherwise which are taking place on the Institute campus or in connection with the Institute related activities and functions.
2.2 Institute may also exercise jurisdiction over conduct which occurs off-campus violating the ideal student conduct and discipline as laid down in this Policy and other regulations, as if the conduct has occurred on campus which shall include
3. Ethics and Conduct
3.1 This Code shall apply to all kinds of conduct of students that occurs on the Institute premises including in University sponsored activities, functions hosted by other recognized student organizations and any off-campus conduct that has or may have serious consequences or adverse impact on the Institute’s Interests or reputation.
3.2 At the time of admission, each student must sign a statement accepting this Code and by giving an undertaking that a) he/she shall be regular and must complete his/her studies in the Institute. b) In the event, a student is forced to discontinue studies for any legitimate reason, such a student may be relieved from the Institute subject to written consent of the Deans c) As a result of such relieving, the student shall be required to clear pending hostel / mess dues and if a student had joined the Institute on a scholarship, the said grant shall be revoked.
3.3. Institute believes in promoting a safe and efficient climate by enforcing behavioral standards. All students must uphold academic integrity, respect all persons and their rights and property and safety of others; etc.
3.4 All students must deter from indulging in any and all forms of misconduct including partaking in any activity off-campus which can affect the Institute’s interests and reputation substantially. The various forms of misconduct include:
3.5 Any act of discrimination (physical or verbal conduct) based on an individual’s gender, caste, race, religion or religious beliefs, color, region, language, disability, or sexual orientation, marital or family status, physical or mental disability, gender identity, etc.
3.6 Intentionally damaging or destroying Institute property or property of other students and/or faculty members
3.7 Any disruptive activity in a class room or in an event sponsored by the Institute
3.8 Unable to produce the identity card, issued by the Institute, or refusing to produce it on demand by campus security guards
3.9 Participating in activities including
3.9.1 Organizing meetings and processions without permission from the Institute.
3.9.2 Accepting membership of religious or terrorist groups banned by the Institute/Government of India
3.9.3 Unauthorized possession, carrying or use of any weapon, ammunition, explosives, or potential weapons, fireworks, contrary to law or policy.
3.9.4 Unauthorized possession or use of harmful chemicals and banned drugs
3.9.5 Smoking on the campus of the Institute
3.9.6 Possessing, Consuming, distributing, selling of alcohol in the Institute and/or throwing empty bottles on the campus of the Institute
3.9.7 Parking a vehicle in a no parking zone or in area earmarked for parking other type of vehicles
3.9.8 Rash driving on the campus that may cause any inconvenience to others
3.9.9 Not disclosing a pre-existing health condition, either physical or psychological, to the Chief Medical Officer which may cause hindrance to the academic progress.
3.9.10 Theft or unauthorized access to others resources
3.9.11 Misbehavior at the time of student body elections or during any activity of the Institute. 3.9.12 engaging in disorderly, lewd, or indecent conduct, including, but not limited to, creating unreasonable noise; pushing and shoving; inciting or participating in a riot or group disruption at the Institute.
3.10 Students are expected not to interact, on behalf of the Institute, with media representatives or invite media persons on to the campus without the permission of the Institute authorities.
3.11 Students are not permitted to either audio or video record lectures in class rooms or actions of other students, faculty, or staff without prior permission.
3.12 Students are not permitted to provide audio and video clippings of any activity on the campus to media without prior permission.
3.13 Students are expected to use the social media carefully and responsibly. They cannot post derogatory comments about other individuals from the Institute on the social media or indulging in any such related activities having grave ramifications on the reputation of the Institute.
3.14 Theft or abuse of the Institute computers and other electronic resources such as computer and electronic communications facilities, systems, and services which includes unauthorized entry , use, tamper, etc. of Institute property or facilities, private residences of staff/professors etc. offices, classrooms, computers networks, and other restricted facilities and interference with the work of others is punishable.
3.15 Damage to, or destruction of, any property of the Institute, or any property of others on the Institute premises.
3.16 Making a video/audio recording, taking photographs, or streaming audio/video of any person in a location where the person has a reasonable expectation of privacy, without that person’s knowledge and express consent.
3.17 Indulging in any form of Harassment which is defined as a conduct that is severe and objectively, a conduct that is motivated on the basis of a person’s race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition.