Code of Conduct

FOR STUDENTS 

A. Strict Observation of College Rules

The Principal is the ultimate disciplinary authority  in the  college

Students should strictly  follow the disciplinary rules of the college A  student is not expected to plead that he/she is not aware of the existence of such rules Ignorance of rules is no excuse. Students are to read the college notice board daily It is the duty of every student  to abide by the rules and regulations  of the college and conduct himself/herself with decency and decorum  Violation of the rules will result  in disciplinary  action against the offenders  and imposition of punishment including suspension, or dismissal

B. Outsiders not Permitted

  • Outsiders are  not  permitted   to  meet  any of  the  members  of  the staff or  students    on the  college campus  without  the  permission of the HOD  and Principal
  • Students  shall  not  bring  any press  reporters   and media persons to the  college premises  for any purpose whatsoever without the permission  of the HOD/Principal
  • Only parents/guardians  are permitted

C. Mobile Phones Banned

The use  of mobile  phones  is strictly  prohibited on the college campus as per Government order G 0 No II Offenders will be levied with  fine  and the mobile phones confiscated

D. Character and Conduct

Conduct Certificate   will  not  be issued  as a matter  of course. It has to be  earned  by  a student’s   good conduct   and behaviour   The decision of the Principal  shall be final  regarding  this matter,  and will not be based on any recommendation    The following are the rules and regulations

  • Political  activities  on the part  of students  and the members  of staff are strictly  forbidden on the  college campus
  • Any meeting of the faculty, staff  or students   on the college campus shall be arranged only with the explicit permission  of the college authorities
  • In  the interest  of the institution  and for  the  sake of discipline, the Principal is entitled  to  refuse  admission to  an applicant, to  suspend, dismiss  or take  any other  punitive  action  on any student  for his/her misconduct.
  • Misconduct  shall include
    • Staying away from  classes without  sufficient  reason.
    • Disrespectful  behaviour towards  the members of the staff
    • Provoking students  to strike  and participate  in strike, dharna etc in the  college
    • Loitering in and around the main gate, porch, stairs  and the verandas during freehours  and creating disturbance to the classes in progress  (During free hours the students are expected to make use of the  library   or go to the retiring rooms)
    • Organizing tours  without  the permission of the Principal
    • Organizing meetings  in the college or displaying notices  on the college notice board without  the permission of the Principal
    • Distributing  leaflets,  hand-bills  or other materials  and displaying banners and posters  inside the campus
    • Scribbling offensive,  abusive or  obscene words  or  drawing figures   on black boards  or any kind of  writings   on the  walls  or other  places in the  college or on the  Campus
    • Disorderly behaviour in the class
  • Smoking, consumption   of  alcoholic  beverages  and use of narcotic  drugs are strictly  prohibited  Criminal proceedings will be taken against those found under the influence of alcohol or narcotic  drugs within the campus
  • Vandalism and destruction   of college property  will be severely dealt with and the material  loss will be fully recovered with fine
  • When the  students  meet  a member  of  the  staff within  the  campus or outside, they  will greet  him/her  as a mark of respect
  • Students  are expected  to keep decency and decorum in their  dress  and behaviour Pictures  and writings  of any sort  shall not be exhibited on the dress
  • These rules  are liable to  be amended when found necessary
  • The teachers  shall be present  in the  class before  the  third  bell so that they may give good example to the students  by participating  in prayer
  • Teachers shall be responsible  for  maintaining  discipline  in classes
  • It is the duty  of the students  and the staff to get informed of all the rules  and notifications   of the  college from  time  to  time  Ignorance of these rules is not condoned
  • The  properties   of the  college must  be handled with utmost  care by the students    Any impairment cost to any of the furniture  and other items will be deleted with by the imposition of fines and penal actions
  • The vehicles  of the  students  must  only be parked  in areas  designated  to them for that purpose
  • Students  should not  wander  in the  campus  or engage in group activities while standing on the varandas

E. Mandatory Dress Code

There is prescribed  uniform  for  the  aided and unaided students   Students are  expected  to  wear  descent  dresses  while  on the  College campus  Gents should restrain   from  using the  outfits   such as low waist pants, collarless T- shirts   and outlandish  jewellery   Ladies  should avoid putting   on high  slits for  Kameezes, sleeveless  tops,  leggings, short  Kurtis  and so on so forth If any student  is in violation  of the  above mentioned  dress  code, he/she  will be asked to  vacate the  campus and his/her  attendance  is cancelled out When the students  of the KE College   represent it on various platforms   outside of it they must  follow the college prescribed  dress code

F. Identity Card Compulsory

Students should wear at all times college identification  cards which should be shown to the authorities  and to the watchman  when demanded  All payments, issue of certificates,  mark lists etc.  and entry  into class rooms, examination halls, library,  auditorium,  laboratories,   open air auditorium  will be made only on production  of the Identity  Card  The Identity  Card shall be surrendered to the office  at the time of claiming the refund  of caution deposit or issuing of Transfer Certificate/Qualifying  Certificates,  whichever is earlier Class teachers may see to it that students comply with this.

G. Religious and Moral Instructions

All catholic  students   are  to  attend  the  Holy Mass in the  College Chapel on the first Friday of every  month   Non Catholic students  must  compulsory  attend the moral classes to be held simultaneously in the college auditorium

FOR TEACHERS

Members of the Teaching Profession shall adhere to the following codes.

  • Uphold the honor and dignity of the teaching profession.
  • Abide by the rules and regulations of the institution.
  • Demonstrate high standards of conduct in order to encourage our students to do the same
  • Avoid using inappropriate or offensive language at all times whilst in the presence of our students and your colleagues
  • Take reasonable care of students under your supervision with the aim of ensuring their safety and welfare at all times
  • Do not use Social Media such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter for inappropriate contact with students. Please keep your own Social Media identity as locked down as possible, so that students cannot find out personal information about you and your family.
  • Social contact with students outside the College environment is not appropriate. Avoid inappropriate communication via any forms of media and avoid inappropriate relationships with students.
  • Refrain from making public statements which bring the profession into disrepute. You are also under a duty not to bring the College into disrepute in any way.
  • Your dress code should be smart and decent.
  • Interact with the students in a friendly manner.
  • Be responsible and interact positively with parents and other stakeholders in educating the students.
  • Work in a collaborative manner with colleagues and other professionals
  • Not to reprimand, censure, rebuke or criticize any colleague, or any other member of the teaching profession, in the presence of students or in public
  • Act with honesty, integrity and fairness
  • Demonstrate respect for diversity, maintain fairness and promote equality irrespective of gender, race, religion, appearance, age, language or different needs or abilities
  • Comply with policies and procedures issued at the college, regarding the use of property, facilities, finance and ICT in the educational setting
  • Conduct assessment and examination-related tasks with integrity and in compliance with official regulations and procedures
  • Teachers should be role model to the students by ensuring punctuality.
  • Avoid disrespectful behavior and abstain from rumor mongering and character assassination.
  • Smoking and use of liquor or narcotics in the college premises is strictly banned and punishable.
  • Never divulge confidential matters relating to the College.
  • All the staff members should remain in prayer posture during the prayer time.
  • Adhere strictly to the laws and regulations of the college.
  • Must not be absent from duty without official approval or approved sick leave.
  • Respect and maintain the hierarchy in the Administration.
  • Marking student attendance in each hour is mandatory. Original should be handed over to the concerned staff and carbon copy to be properly maintained in the department for future reference.
  • Internal mark sheets, project records, mentoring records and other important documents and files should be kept in safe custody in the Department, by the concerned Teacher.

FOR ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Members of the Administrative Staff shall adhere to the following codes.

  • Report to duty at least 15 minutes in advance.
  • Remain on duty during college hours.
  • Adhere strictly to the laws and regulations of the college.
  • Respect and maintain the hierarchy in the Administration.
  • Maintain honesty, integrity, fairness in all activities.
  • Exercise self-discipline and restrain at all times and deal positively with staff, students and the general public
  • Must not divulge official secrets, mutilate, expunge, conceal, alter or forge official documents and receipts.
  • Must not intercept or misappropriate college resources.
  • Must not be absent from duty without official approval or approved sick leave.
  • Avoid social networking sites such as Facebook, Whatsapp, etc during the working hours.
  • Avoid using inappropriate or offensive language at all times whilst in the presence of our students and your colleagues
  • You are also under a duty not to bring the College into disrepute in any way.
  • Interact with the students in a friendly manner.
  • Not to reprimand, censure, rebuke or criticize any colleague, or any other person, in the presence of students or in public
  • Comply with policies and procedures issued at the college, regarding the use of property, facilities, finance and ICT in the educational setting
  • Avoid disrespectful behavior and abstain from rumor mongering and character assassination.
  • Smoking and use of liquor or narcotics in the college premises is strictly banned and punishable.
  • All the staff members should remain in prayer posture during the prayer time.

GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • Be good counselors and facilitators. Help, guide, encourage and assist students in their learning.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with parents, guardians and colleagues. Engage and work positively with parents, as far as possible, in an open and respectful way
  • Keep your professional knowledge and skills updated throughout your teaching career.
  • Be mindful of your position as a role model to students; and both in your personal and professional life, be mindful of your behavior and attitude, being that these may have an impact on the profession you represent.
  • Staff members are advised not to mutilate or destruct any college records and property.
  • Do not indulge in or encourage any form of malpractice connected with examination or other college activities.
  • Absenting from work even though present in the college premises is a serious offence.
  • All staff members should cooperate and participate in the co-curricular and extracurricular activities of the college.
  • Teachers shall complete the lesson plans according to the schedule approved by the Head of the Department.
  • Staff members should not leave the college premises without the permission of the Principal during working hours.

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