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.