Disciplinary Action

Indiscipline, which can lead to disciplinary action against a student, will include, but not be confined to, physical abuse of any person or any action that threatens or endangers the emotional well-being, health, or safety of any person; theft of or damage to property of the Institute; unauthorized entry to or use of the facilities of the Institute; obstruction or disruption of teaching, research, administration, hearing procedures, or other activities of the Institute; forgery, alteration, or misuse of documents or records of the Institute or, knowingly furnishing false information to the Institute; and violation of code of conduct & regulations of the Institute. Besides, failure or refusal to appear upon request or to cooperate in the investigation or hearing of cases of alleged offenses; incidents of academic dishonesty such as copying in home assignments, term papers, reports etc. (or providing solution for copying), copying programs/ code, collaboration and taking help when disallowed, cheating or providing help in exams, proxy attendance, changing answer sheets after submission, etc., may also lead to disciplinary action against a student.

All cases of indiscipline shall be referred to the Disciplinary Committee, comprising at least three faculty members and two non-voting student representatives, except some cases of cheating where the course instructor can take suitable action. A student, however, can appeal against the decision of the instructor to the Disciplinary Committee.

Members of Disciplinary Action Committee (DAC)

Name

Designation

Dean of Student Affairs

Chairperson

Designated Faculty

Member

Student Representative

Member

Institute Counsellor

Member

Representative from the Office of Student Affairs

Member Secretary