Rules & Regulations
With their enrollment in the college, the students have the obligation to obey the rules and adhere to the discipline of the college. Students are enjoined to obey the following rules:
- Students shall join the morning prayer with devotion.
- Students must be neat and clean in body and spirit and should behave with courtesy and dignity. They should show due respect to all the members of the staff. Disobedience and misconduct will be seriously dealt with.
- Students should enter their classrooms at the first bell and remain in their places in perfect silence. Those who are free during any period are not allowed to loiter on the verandas during class hours. They must go to the reading room.
- Students must attend classes with regularity and punctuality and shall refrain from any action that may disturb the smooth functioning of the college.
- No student shall enter or leave the classroom during class time without the permission of the teacher concerned.
- No student shall enter other classrooms without the permission of the Principal during the class time or intervals.
- Students are not permitted to approach any college authority in groups as such action is subversive of orderly academic life.
- All college property should be handled with great care and should keep the campus clean. Scribbling and spoiling the walls in any way are strictly prohibited. Loss or destruction of college property will be chargeable individually or collectively. No article or furniture shall be displaced.
- Students must observe the rules of the college. Complaints if any must be brought to the notice of the Principal through the class teacher.
- Students should keep their identity cards with them while on the campus and produce them on demand for inspection by any member of the staff or other college authorities. Identity card is to be produced to the office for the issuance of any certificate from the college, for remitting fees etc. If the card is lost, a duplicate may be issued at the students’ expense with the special permission of the Principal.
- Political activity is strictly banned on campus. Students shall not resort to any strikes, dharna, picketing or conduct any procession within the campus. (See item 5 the University Students’ Code of Conduct Rules 2005)
- Without the prior sanction of the Principal, students are not permitted (a) to convene or attend meetings of any sort in any circumstance anywhere in the college buildings or its premises, (b) to set up entertainments or organise social functions in the college, (c) to make use of megaphones and loudspeakers in the campus, (d) to invite for any function in the college persons who are not on the faculty of the college, (e) to collect subscriptions of any kind, (f) to put up notices or host flags of any organisation or to display banners, posters etc. anywhere in the campus, (g) to place any paper, periodical or book in the reading room or circulate them
in the college.
- Smoking, consumption of alcohol and drugs are strictly forbidden on the campus and such acts shall invite serious disciplinary action.
- All correspondence officially addressed to the Principal should contain reply postage.
- All notices to the students will be displayed on the notice board.
- Any student (1) who is persistently insubordinate (2) who is repeatedly or willfully mischievous and (3) who in the opinion of the Principal is likely to have an unwholesome influence on his fellow students shall be removed from the rolls temporarily or permanently or may be served with a compulsory TC according to the gravity of the offence. The Principal may refuse the grant of the term certificate for a specified period and may also report their case to the University for disciplinary action.
- Students are not allowed to use mobile phones in the college campus and Hostels as per G.O.No.RT/No.346/05 Higher Edn.Dtd.01.03.2005. Students who violate this rule shall be penalized and the phones will be confiscated.
- Ragging: Ragging of students is forbidden and is punishable by rustication or expulsion from the college. As per directives of the Honourable Supreme Court and M. G. University Letter No. AC A1/2/1647/07 Anti Ragging Squads are made each year to ensure that no ragging takes place. (See page No 62) M.G. University Students’ Code of Conduct Rules 2005.
Kerala Ragging Prohibition Act 1998
- For the information of the students and their parents, extracts from the Kerala Ragging Prohibition Act published in 1998, forbidding ragging in the educational institutions of Kerala are quoted below. 2(B) by Ragging, it is meant any physical or mental torture or any disorderly conduct towards any student of an educational institution causing apprehension, dread, agitation in him/her. It can be any harassment like insulting, teasing, bullying or manhandling. It can also be forced upon him/her to do something which he/ she voluntarily won’t dare to do normally.
Prohibition of Ragging: Ragging is prohibited both inside and outside an educational institution.
Punishment for Ragging: Any student involved in ragging/ persuades others for ragging or advocated ragging/ either inside or outside an educational institution shall be subject to a punishment of not more than two years imprisonment in addition to a penalty of not over Rs.10,000.00.
Dismissal of Students: A student subject to the punishment under section (4) is liable to be dismissed from the institution and is barred from being admitted to any other institution for a period of three years from the date of receipt of his/her dismissal order.
Suspension of students: If a student/parent/guardian or any teacher of the institution forwards a written complaint to the Head of the institution, he/she has to make an urgent enquiry into the matter within 7 days of receipt of such a complaint. If the allegation is proved to be correct, the accused must be suspended with immediate effect and the matter be referred to the police for further proceedings. 2(1) As is said in the sub-section if a written complaint is received by the head of the institution, he has to make a detailed enquiry and if it is found baseless, the complainant must be informed of it in writing.
Abetting: If the head of the institution refuses to take action in the manner described under section B or is negligent in initiating any steps, he is to be treated as one abetting the crime and is liable to be punished.