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Code of Conduct

FOR STUDENTS

 

All students of Jogamaya Devi College are expected to strictly adhere to the following codes of conduct and ethical behaviour during the period in which they are enrolled in the college. These codes of conduct aim to instill in them a sense of discipline and social responsibility which will eventually lead them to enjoy successful social and professional lives.

All students should behave in a manner consistent with a set of positive moral and ethical principles based on core values.

All students must uphold academic integrity, respect all persons and their property.

Students must avoid any form of cheating, fraud, lying theft extortion or other dishonest behavior.

Students must refrain from:

Any act of misconduct or disruptive activity on and off- campus which can adversely affect the reputation of the college.

Any act of discrimination based on an individual's gender, caste, race and religious beliefs, colour, language, region, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status.

Intentionally damaging or destroying college property or property belonging to other students or faculty members.

Organising meetings or processions without prior permission from college authorities.

Carrying or possessing weapons or ammunition.

Smoking or consuming alcohol or using drugs in the college premises.

Engaging in theft or unauthorized access to resources belonging to others or to the college.

Interacting with media on behalf of the college or inviting media persons to the college without permission of the college authorities.

Recording class lectures or other college activities without prior permission from appropriate authorities.

Irresponsible use of social media which can damage the reputation of the college.

Engaging in any act of sexual harassment, misconduct or ragging in any form.

Disciplinary action may be taken against any student found to violate any of these codes of conduct.


FOR TEACHER

  Code of Conduct for College Teachers

(As per UGC regulations)

The teachers of the institution are required to adhere to the following codes of conduct consistent with the ideals of the profession.

The teachers are expected to:

  • Adhere to a responsible pattern of conduct expected of them by the community.
  • Manage their private affairs in a manner consistent with the dignity of the profession.
  • Seek to make continuous professional growth through study and research.
  • Contribute to knowledge by participating in professional meetings, seminars, conferences, etc.
  • Perform their duties in the form of teaching, tutorial, practical and seminars and research work conscientiously and with dedication.
  • Cooperate and assist in administrative functions of the college such as, admission, counselling of students, conduct of University examination, invigilation and evaluation,etc.
  • Participate in extension, curricular, and co-curricular activities and community service.

Teachers and Students

Teachers should:

  • Respect the dignity of the students and their right to express their opinions freely.
  • Deal justly and impartially with students regardless of their differences in religion, caste, political, economic social and, physical characteristics.
  • Recognise the differences in aptitude and capabilities among the students and strive to meet their individual needs.
  • Encourage students to improve their skills, develop their personalities and at the same time contribute to community welfare.
  • Inculcate among the students scientific outlook, respect for physical labour and ideals of democracy, patriotism and peace.
  • Help students to develop an understanding of our national heritage and national goals.
  • Be affectionate to the students and not behave in a vindictive manner towards any of them for any reason.
  • Make themselves available to the students beyond class hours and help and guide them without any remuneration or reward.
  • Refrain from inciting students against other students, colleagues or the administration

Teachers and their Colleagues

Teachers should:

  • Treat other members of the profession in the same manner as they themselves wish to be treated.
  • Speak respectfully of other teachers and render assistance for professional betterment.
  • Refrain from lodging unsubstantiated allegations against colleagues to higher authorities.
  • Refrain from allowing considerations of caste, creed religion, race or sex in their professional behaviour.
  • Teachers should treat the non-teaching staff as colleagues and equal partners in a co-operative undertaking, within every educational institute.
  • Help in the function of joint staff-councils covering both teaching and non-teaching staff

Teachers and Guardians

Teachers should:

  • Maintain contact with the guardians of students and send reports of the performance of the students to their guardians whenever necessary
  • Meet with the guardians for the purpose of mutual exchange of ideas, for the benefit of the students and the institution

Teachers and Institutional Authorities

Teachers should:

  • Discharge their professional responsibilities according to the existing rules and adhere to procedures and methods consistent with their profession in initiating steps through their own professional bodies/ organisations for change of any such rule detrimental to the professional interest.
  • Refrain from undertaking any other employment and commitment including private tuitions and coaching classes which are likely to interfere with their professional responsibilities Co-operate in the formulation of policies of the institution by accepting various offices and discharge responsibilities which such offices may demand
  • Adhere to the conditions of service contract.
  • Co-operate with the authorities for the betterment of the institution.
  • Give and expect due notice before a change of position is made.
  • Refrain from availing themselves of leave except on unavoidable grounds and as far as possible with prior intimation, keeping in view their particular responsibility for completion of the academic schedule.

Teachers and society 

Teachers should:

  • Strive to improve education in the community and strengthen the community’s moral and intellectual life.
  • Be aware of social problems and take part in such activities that are conducive to the progress of society and the country as a whole
  • Perform the duties of citizenship, participate in community activities and shoulder responsibilities of public offices
  • Actively work for National Integration.

 

FOR NON-TEACHING STAFF

The non-teaching staff of the college is required to adhere to the following codes of conduct and ethical behaviour for the benefit of all stakeholders.

The non-teaching staff should: 

  • Perform their assigned duties with sincerity, honesty and integrity.
  • Deal with the students with politeness, patience and sympathy, and help them in all matters relating to examination, admission, scholarship disbursement, etc.
  • Be punctual to ensure the smooth functioning of all college activities.
  • Properly use and maintain college infrastructure.
  • Respect the confidentiality of matters related to examinations and official records of staff members. Treat other non-teaching colleagues, teaching staff and students with respect and goodwill, thereby creating an ambience conducive to the overall growth of the institution.
  • Behave politely towards the guardians of students and co-operate with them in all official work.
  • Avail of leave with prior intimation to the College Authority as far as possible.
  • Refrain from undertaking any other job within college working hours or engaging in any trade or business within the college premises.
  • Respect decisions made by the college authorities and settle disputes through peaceful means.
  • Refrain from hampering the functioning of the college by engaging in political or non-secular activities.
  • Refrain from the use of drugs or alcohol during college hours.
  • Refrain from showing discrimination on the basis of gender, caste or religion.