- 1. CODE OF CONDUCT STUDENTS
- Warning of identity card is mandatory within the college campus.
- Student should attend classes regularly and on time.
- Student should participate actively in different outreach programme organized by the N.S.S and IQAC in extracurricular activities and in sports.
- Use of internet, computers, laptops, and tablets by the students within the college campus, should be strictly restricted to academic purpose only.
- Smoking and drinking is strictly prohibited within the college campus.
- Student should strive hard to maintain and improve the cleanliness of the college campus.
- Any damage caused to college property will be considered as punishable offence.
- 80% of the current value is to be recovered by the college library in case of any loss or damage of any book issued to a student by the college library.
- Presence of every student is mandatory in the induction meeting chaired by the principal or convened by the Department on commencement of an academic session.
- 2. CODE OF CONDUCT TEACHERS
Discipline and Conduct:
- Subject to the provisions of the West Bengal College Teachers (Security of Service) Act, 1975 the teachers of a college (including the Principal), for reasons stated in paragraph (2) below and in the manner prescribed, shell be subject to the following disciplinary measures and actions as mentioned in paragraph (3) to be imposed by the Governing Body of the College.
- West Bengal Universities and Colleges (Administration & Regulation) Act, 2017 (https://wbhed.gov.in/readwrite/uploads/wbuniversitiesadministrationandregulationact2017.pdf)
- Reasons for the Disciplinary measures:-
- Neglect of duty;
- Want of due diligence in the performance of duties;
- Dereliction of duty connected with work related to the University examinations;
- Engaging in any unauthorized work, gainful or otherwise;
- Violation of orders regarding attendance and discipline ;
- Misappropriation and deflection of college fund;
- Insubordination or disregard or violation of the written orders of the superior authority;
- Bring or attempt to bring any political or other outside influence to bear upon any superior authority to further her/his interests in respect of matters pertaining to her/his service in the college;
- Failure to adhere to published rules/regulations;
- Commission of any offence involving moral turpitude;
- Damage or misuse of college property or data; software licensing and other similar violation;
- Falsification of attendance, employment application, and/or other records/documents;
- Unauthorized / unverified comment in the public domain (world wide web, electronic and print media) that will cause false alarm, disrepute, inaccurate representation in the public mind about the college;
- Conviction by a criminal court;
- Talking of illegal gratification;
- Tempering with official records;
- Unauthorized absence;
- Being in the college premises intoxicated state and or in possession and / or in use of illegal drugs or controlled substances;
- Being the college premises with possessions or use of weapons;
- Engaging in sexual harassment of colleagues and students;
- Declining of assignments related to invigilation/paper setting/script evaluation of University Examination without any reason; or delay in submission of assignments paper setting/script evaluation of University Examination without any reason.
- The University may direct the, Governing Body to initiate disciplinary proceedings against a teacher or the principal/ Teacher-in-Charge if the University, on approval from executive Council, decides on evidence that the concerned person is guilty dereliction of duty connected with any work related to University Examination and /or all other matters of affiliation.
- Censure, to be recorded in her/his Service Book for future reference
- Recovery of pay, of the whole or part of any pensionary loss caused to the college by negligence or breach of any lawful order of the Governing Body or otherwise;
- Withholding of increments or withholding of career advancement or both;
- Compulsory retirement;
- Removal from service which shall not be disqualification for future employment as a teacher.
- No order imposing any of the aforesaid measures shall be issued without informing the teacher concerned of the charges against him and giving him an opportunity of being heard and except after an enquiry held as per the principles of natural justice and in a manner prescribed by the Governing Body of the College.
- An Order of the Governing Body of the college imposing any of the penalties mentioned above shall be communicated to the teacher concerned and shall be reported to the concerned University.
- A teacher, against whom an order imposing any of the penalties mentioned above has been passed, may prefer an appeal with in thirty days from the date of receipt of such order to the Governing Body for penalties mentioned at (a), (b) and (c) above; and to the director of public instruction, West Bengal for penalties mentioned at (d),(e),(f) and (g),. In the later case, the director of public instruction, West Bengal shall, after giving the teacher and the Governing Body of the college an opportunity of being heard, pass such orders as it thinks fit. The director of public instruction, West Bengal may, by his own order, delegate the power to some officer not below the rank of joint director of public instruction.
- However before initiating such disciplinary measures against an erring teacher or Principal / Teacher in-charge, the Governing Body shall try to initiate corrective measures. If the injury caused by the offending act is minor, then the offender may be let of with a written caution. The particulars of the offending act, however, shall be recorded in his Service Book for future reference.
- Along with disciplinary measures, the Governing Body may also record its appreciation for teachers and principals for outstanding performance. The note of appreciation shall be recorded in the Service Book of the teacher or Principal concerned.
- 3. CODE OF CONDUCT GOVERNING BODY
The governing body has adopted the following principles and procedures:
Purpose of the governing body
The governing body is the key strategic decision making body in the Institute, setting the strategic framework and ensuring it meets all its statutory duties.
The governing body has the following core strategic functions:
Establishes the strategic direction by:
- Setting the mission, vision and objectives for the institute
- Setting improvement strategy with priorities and targets
- Meeting statutory duties
Ensures accountability by:
- appointing the Principal of the institute
- monitoring progress towards targets
- Performance managing the Principal
- engaging with stakeholders (parents & students)
- contributing to institution self-evaluation
Ensuring financial probity by:
- setting the budget
- Monitoring spending against the budget
- Ensuring value for money is obtained
The role of a member of the governing body:
- No member can act on his/her own without proper authority from the full governing body.
- All members carry equal responsibility for decisions made.
- The overriding concern of all members has to be the welfare of the Institution as a whole.
- The members will observe complete confidentiality when matters are deemed confidential or where they concern specific members of staff or students, both inside and outside the school.
Breach of this Code of Conduct:
- If we believe this Code has been breached, we will raise this issue with the chair and the chair will investigate; the governing body will only use suspension as a last resort after seeking to resolve any difficulties or disputes in more constructive ways.
- Should it be the chair that we believe has breached this code, another member, will investigate.