INSTITUTE OF COOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT, DEHRADUN

Students Charter

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR STUDENTS

Students are admitted to the Institute to achieve academic excellence and shape their character to become responsible citizens. They must realize their responsibility towards the institute and to its components like the faculty, staff & fellow students. Failure to maintain a good code of conduct shall result in disciplinary action.

DRESS CODE

Candidates admitted to the department are required to follow the dress code of the Department. The students are supposed to come to the Department in the prescribed dress code.

ATTENDANCE

Every student is required to attend all the lectures, tutorial, practical, sessionals and other prescribed curricular and Co- Curricular activities in the department at least 75% attendance is mandatory to appear in semester final examination

MISCONDUCT

Any of the following activities (but not limited to these only) will be termed as misconduct:

· Disruption of teaching activities or disturbing the learning process of other students in the campus.

· Any act on the part of the students, which disrupts the functioning of the Institute, endangers health & safety of campus residents & damages the institute properties.

· Cheating in the examination & supplying false documents /information in order to seek any consideration/favour from the institute.

· Possession or consumption of intoxicating beverages on the campus.

· Failure to return back the loaned material, settle institute dues.

· Possession of weapons.

· Use of unparliamentarily language while in conversation with institute staff & fellow students.

Disciplinary Actions:

Failure to adhere to good conduct may result in disciplinary actions like:

1. A warning by the authorities.

2. Suspension from the particular class.

3. Suspension/Expulsion from the Institute.

4. Suspension of campus privileges e.g. hostel, accommodation, etc.

5. Withholding of examination results or withdrawal of awarded diploma/ degree certificate.

6. Any other disciplinary action deemed appropriate by the institute authorities.

RAGGING

It is observed that perverse form of ragging is prevalent in institutions of higher learning. The Government and the apex courts of the country have taken very serious view to combat the menace of ragging in institutes/universities and other educational institutions. Ragging has been recognized as the “Cognizable offence” and is punishable under law. The following could be the possible punishments for those who are found guilty of participation in or abetment of ragging. The quantum of punishment shall, naturally depend upon the nature and gravity of the offence as established by disciplinary committee or the court of law.

Punishments:

1. Cancellation of admission;

2. Suspension from attending the classes;

3. Withholding/withdrawing scholarships/fellowships & other benefits;

4. Debarring from appearing in any tests / examination or other evaluation process; withholding results;

5. Debarring from representing the institution in any national meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.

6. Suspension / Expulsion from the hostel.

7. Rustication from the institution for period varying from 1 to 4 semesters;

8. Expulsion from the institution & consequent debarring from admission to any other institution;

9. Fine up to Rs. 25000/-and

10. Rigorous imprisonment up to three years.

(While the first ten types of punishment can be awarded by the appropriate authority of the institution

Itself, the last punishment can be awarded by a court of law. )