The Management bans politics in college, based on the verdict of Division Bench of Kerala High Court. Political activity in any form, under any banner is not permitted in the campus. The Management prohibits students from organising or attending meetings other than the official ones within the college.
Smoking/chewing, use of tobacco, pan parag, drugs, alcohol etc., are strictly prohibited inside the college campus including all such products that are either banned or illicit or injurious to health. Nobody shall enter the college campus after consuming alcohol/drugs or under intoxication.
All political and organisational activities are strictly prohibited in the campus. Students’ organisations are not recognised by the college authorities. Their requests or demands shall not be entertained. However, those organisations that are complementary to the academic pursuit can be permitted by the Principal.
Nobody shall disrupt the academic atmosphere of the college under any circumstances. Any such activities that may hamper the academic ambience of the institution will be seriously dealt with. Such misconduct would entail major punishment including expulsion from college. If necessary, criminal prosecution also will be invoked.
Destruction of college properties would entail civil as well as criminal proceedings against delinquents.
Nobody shall instigate or engage in activities such as strike, demonstration, agitation, slogan shouting etc. within college campus.
All legal and reasonable grievances of the students will be addressed by the college authorities. In the event of any such grievance, the aggrieved can approach the respective Class Teacher or the Students’ Grievances Reddressal Committee existing in the College individually. The decision of the Principal shall be final.
Teachers are directed to insist the compliance of the above Rules and Regulations strictly. Violations, if any, shall be reported to the Principal swiftly.
Excerpts from the UGC Regulations on curbing the menace of ragging in Higher Educational Institutions 2009
Ragging in all its forms is prohibited in the College campus, including the departments, all its premises (academic, residential, sports, canteen, restrooms, etc.), within the campus or outside it and all means of transportation whether public or private. The provisions of the Act of the Central Government or the State Governments if enacted will consider ragging as a cognizable offence under the law on a par with rape and other atrocities against women and ill treatment of persons belonging to the SC/ST.
(Vide No. F.1- 16/2007 (CPP-II) dt 13 April 2009)
Ragging is prohibited by law. It is a non-bailable criminal offence and punishable with rigorous imprisonment up to seven years. Students shall not indulge in any of the following activities, which are treated as ragging:
Any act that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of a student.
- Exploiting the service of a junior student by a senior student or a group of senior students.
- Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a junior student including fund-raising for organisations.
- Any act of physical abuse including all variants of it: annoying, playing practical jokes, sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts or gestures.
- Any act of abuse by spoken words, emails, SMS, or any other means.
- Any word or act that causes hurt to the dignity of the individual.
- Entering without permission into any class other than the one assigned to a student.
- Forcing a student to boycott class without his/her consent to participate in strike, demonstration, dharna etc.
Reporting cases of ragging
The complaints or information in regard to ragging could be oral or written and even from third parties. The burden/responsibility of proving his/her innocence rests with the accused. Complaints can be lodged with the Principal, Staff Counsellors or any of the members of the Ragging Prevention Committee. All complaints / information received shall be kept strictly confidential.
In the event of a student being booked in a criminal offence and being suspended from the college, he/she will be re-instated only after his/her obtaining clearance certificate from the concerned police officer.
Anti-Ragging Committee has been constituted to prevent the menace of ragging.
- Dr. Vibin Bernad R. (Principal (i/c)/Chairman)
- Jijo Johnson (Convenor)
- Lethy L. B.
- Anusha Alex (Sr. Aquina DM)
Toll Free No. 1800 180 5522
Complaints can also be filed on [email protected]
- When a student meets a member of the teaching staff of the college within the campus or outside, it is a matter of politeness that he/she should greet him/her.
- When a teacher enters the class, the students must keep standing until the teacher has invited them to sit down or he/she himself/ herself has occupied his/her seat.
- Students should keep with them the texts and note books required for classes they attend.
- No student will enter or leave the classroom when the session is on without the permission of the teacher concerned.
- Students shall not enter classrooms other than their own.
- Students should not go outside the college campus during class hours. In the event of
unavoidable necessity, they should seek special permission of the Principal/ Head of the Departments.
- Students who happen to have no class should not loiter in the corridors or campus during class hours. They should make use of their free time by using the library.
- Students are forbidden to attend or organize any meeting in the college or in its premises or to collect money for any purpose without the permission of the Principal. They should not circulate among the students any notice or petition or paste it anywhere in the college premises without the written sanction of the Principal. Students who violate the rules are liable to be dismissed from the college.
- Students are not allowed to make a complaint in a body or to address any authority in a
collective petition. Such combined action is subversive of good order. They should always be respectful to seniors and superiors, polite and courteous to all, ready to oblige and should show themselves lovers of good order and decorum.
- Habitual negligence in college work, dishonesty, obscenity in word or act or any other acts of
misconduct will invite severe disciplinary action.
- Students shall always wear identity cards issued by the college with tag and show them as
and when demanded by the Principal, teachers and office staff/ security staff.
- Students are expected to keep decency and decorum in their behaviour, dress etc.
- Students are forbidden from disfiguring the furniture or the walls or any part of the College premises or to spill ink on the floors or litter the class rooms and grounds. Any damage done to college property will have to be made good.
- Election to the College Union, if required, will be conducted under Parliamentary mode, as per Lyngdoh Committee recommendations, under the verdict of the Hon’ble High Court of
Kerala in WPC @ No.19411 of 2012.
- Banners, flags, posters, etc. shall not be allowed inside the campus or at the gates or compound walls for purpose of any activity without the permission of the Principal.
The College works under the full day system with two sessions from 9.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Besides lecture classes there will be Seminars, Tutorials, Group Discussions, Counselling and Life Orientation Programmes.
At the beginning of the morning session before the commencement of classes, there will be a bell when the students should go into their respective classes and occupy their seats. When the bell for the prayer song is heard all students shall stand up and those who move about in the campus shall stand still in their place in prayerful attitude.
After the prayer song there will be a signal bell for work to begin.
- Attendance shall be taken for hours of study rather than days of study, to fulfil the stipulations that the CE marks for attendance shall be calculated separately for each course in a Programme.
- Aggregate attendance will be used for determining the eligibility to write the End Semester Examination – minimum 75% attendance – and not for calculating the CE marks for attendance.
- Once the final aggregate attendance statement for the Semester is published, no change will be entertained.
- A student who gets less than 75% aggregate attendance is not eligible to write the End Semester Examination. He/She will have to get readmission and repeat the semester with the next batch or granted admission, if eligible for it.
- Marks/grades for attendance for calculating CE will be given as per the University/College regulations.
- Students who intend to avail any kind of leave, other than emergency leave, shall inform and get prior permission of the Faculty Advisor for the same. This applies to those who wish to get the benefit of attendance for participating in Kerala University Union activities/inter-collegiate competitions/and for internal co/ extra-curricular activities.
The final authority in the consolidation of aggregate attendance shall be the Faculty Advisor and the same for course-wise attendance shall be the Course Co-ordinator. If any student has any grievance in this respect, he/she should submit the same in writing to the DLMC (Department Level Monitoring Committee), and in case it cannot be settled at the DLMC, it shall be forwarded to the CLMC (College Level Monitoring Committee) within the stipulated time. The decision of the CLMC shall be binding and final.
The rules and regulations for attendance, including condonation, applicable for the First Degree Programme under the Choice Based Credit and Semester (CBCS) system will be as per the University Order No. Ac. AI/I/UG Sem./2010, dated 05.04.2010 and the highlights of which are cited below:
“Condonation of attendance to a maximum of 10 days in a Semester subject to a maximum of two times during the whole period of a Degree Programme may be granted by the University. Benefits of attendance may be granted to students who attend to University Union activities, meetings of university bodies and participation in extracurricular activities by treating as present for the days of their absence for the above purpose on production of participation/attendance certificate in such activities issued by the University Authorities/ Principals, subject to a maximum of 10 days in a Semester. Those who secure a minimum of 75 % attendance in the aggregate for all the Courses of a Semester taken together alone will be allowed to register for the End Semester Examination of the Semester”.
For any kind of absence, leave application in the prescribed form sanctioned by the concerned authority must be submitted to the faculty advisor.
- A student requiring leave for only an hour or a portion of an hour must apply for it to the concerned teacher before the period begins.
- A student requiring leave for a whole day must apply for it in writing to the Principal through the faculty advisor.
- Application for leave of absence in the model given below should reach the concerned faculty advisor at least by 9.30 a.m. of the day for which leave is applied.
- For absence exceeding three days, a letter from parent/guardian and a medical certificate whenever necessary, should support the application for leave of absence and for such leave of absence, application should be submitted on the day on which the student is reporting at the class.
- Attendance for absent days/hours will be given only for leave taken on official University/College duties. In such cases students should submit the prescribed form, duly signed by Teachers in charge, to the college office. Attendance committee will scrutinize such applications and recommend to DLMC/CLMC for final decision.
- Students are not permitted to organize or conduct excursions or picnics without the knowledge and consent of the Principal.
- Only final year/final semester students may be permitted to go on excursions and tours.
- Study tours may be organized by the respective Departments.
- Written consent in the prescribed form should be obtained from the guardians by all students going on excursion.
- A detailed programme of travel, stay, places of visit, names of participants etc. should be submitted to the Principal before proceeding on a tour or excursion.
- No student from another class will be permitted to join a class going on excursion.
- There should be at least two teachers (one male and one female) to accompany each team.
- Excursions, picnics and tours will be allowed ONLY after the internal tests of FDP S6.
- The duration of the excursion shall not exceed 5 days including the days of journey.
- Any misconduct during the picnics/study tours will incur strict disciplinary action.
As per GO. MS 40 95/74 H. Edu. dated 12.06.1974 the first instalment of tuition fee and special fee from students of senior classes should be collected within a period of seven consecutive working days beginning from the date of re-opening of the college. In the case of students of junior classes, the first instalment of tuition fee due till the date of admission with special fees and caution deposit should be paid on or before the 7th consecutive working day of the concerned month.
If any student fails to pay the tuition fee and/or special fee on the due date, he/she shall be liable to pay a fine of Rs. 5/-along with the fee on or before the 10th day after the due date. If the 10th day happens to be a holiday, the next working day will be counted as the 10th day.
If the tuition fee and/or special fee with the fine Rs. 5/- is not paid on or before the last date fixed for it, an additional fine of Rs. 10/- will have to be paid. If the fee and fines of an instalment are not paid before the last opportunity given for payment of that instalment, the name of the student will be removed from the rolls of the college with effect from the date following the expiry of that period and the student will not get the benefit of attendance. If the dues are paid and the student is re-admitted he/she will get the benefit of attendance from the date of re-admission.
The last opportunity for the payment of an instalment of fee will be the last day previous to the due date of the succeeding instalment. But in the case of the fee due for February, the last opportunity is fixed as 5th of March. If the 5th March happens to be a holiday, then the last working day previous to such date will be considered as the last opportunity. If a student does not pay the dues till the last date prescribed he/she will not be allowed to appear for the End Semester University Examination.
Fee will be received at the college office counter from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. on working days. Students are advised to keep all fee receipts for future reference and for getting refund of caution deposits.
- Students eligible for full fee concession should submit their application to the Principal in the prescribed form within 15 days of their admission. The forms are available from the college office.
- Applicants belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Kudumbi or Other Backward Communities and Christians converted from any of the above groups, should produce Caste and Income Certificates from the Tahasildars concerned. Such certificates should be produced at the beginning of every subsequent academic year, if the concession is to be renewed.
- Concessions will also be available to other students as per the provisions of the Kumara Pillai Commission Report (income limited to Rs. One Lakh.)
- Ordinarily a notice of 48 hours is necessary for the issue of a certificate.
- Transfer Certificates will be issued only after payment of all dues to the College. College ID card should be surrendered while obtaining TC.
- A student, past or present, applying for certificates for transfer, age, character, marks, sports, identification, N.C.C. etc. shall do so in writing in the prescribed form to the Principal stating the year of study, Admission number, Class last attended and Home address.
- The application for caution deposit shall be accompanied by the original receipt of the payment of the caution deposit.
- No certificate will be sent by post unless the transmission charges are prepaid.
As per G. O. M. S. No. 58/75/4 Edu. dated 24.01.1975 every student on admission to a course of study in a college shall, along with the first instalment of fees, pay the caution deposit prescribed for the course. However, students belonging to S.C/S.T. and O.E.C. are exempted from payment of the deposit. At the end of the course of study, the deposit shall be refunded on receipt of application from the student in the prescribed form (available from the College office) after adjusting the dues, if any, on account of (i) loss of library books (ii) recovery of the fine for breakages of laboratory equipment and any other loss caused to properties of the College and (iii) arrears of fees. If the caution deposit is less than the amount to be realised from the student, the excess will be realised by other means as the Principal may decide.
It shall be the responsibility of the student to claim the refund of the deposit immediately after the expiry of the academic year in which the course is completed. All claims for refund shall be preferred before the reopening date of the next academic year in which the course is completed. After the expiry of the prescribed time limit, the Principal shall publish the names of students who have not claimed the deposits before the stipulated dates, in the Kerala Government Gazette. If within two months from the date of the Gazette notification the student does not prefer the claim for refund, the amount to the deposit shall be permanently forfeited.
Students should keep the receipts issued for remittance of the caution deposit in safe custody. Deposit shall ordinarily be refunded only if the receipt is produced along with the application for refund.