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Rajiv Gandhi Memorial College having pride for responsibility of students and the social, educational and other atmosphere of its campus. The students of the college are held accountable for their conduct at every times . Any student found for academic , social and educational unfairness are subject to disciplinary action taken by academic in charge and subsequent authority.The college has the authority to withdraw the privilege of attending classes by the student for any unlawful activities committed inside the campus.
The following considerations lays the foundation of the students conduct , expectations and codification and adopting processes for assessing student conduct

  1. The college, a provincialised institution having distinctive and unique history establishes its identity as a pioneer institution.
  2. The Bye -Law of the college regulates the faculty members with responsibility towards the betterment of students and formulated the conditions to be followed for their education.
  3. The college standards of code and procedures adopted for determining responsibility for any conduct detrimental to the college reflect in its particular mission and history.
  4. By registration in Under graduate courses at college students voluntarily enter to an Educational society with basic standard of academic responsibility and respect for person and property. Students should have follow the code of conduct and become responsible in relation to their conduct after enrolled into the college. The college reserves the right to deal with any unlawful activities , whether or not law enforcement agencies are involved or criminal charges may be pending.

College Code of Students Conduct

The code of college are made with a view to express itself on the standard of honesty , loyal to persons and property . Students are responsible for reading and knowing the code of student conduct , and their responsibilities from the time of enrolment into the college. Grievance Redressal Cell of the college should have enough knowledge about the code of conduct and judicial proceeds to help the students in respect of their grievances.

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial College Statement on Academic Integrity
    Rajiv Gandhi Memorial College is an institution deeply concerned about intellectual exchange and committed to the principles of academic freedom and integrity .The Faculty , staff and students of the college are fully dedicated for ushering an environment that upholds the highest standards of fairness, integrity and respect in all academic effort.

Violations of Academic Integrity

Violations of principles and practices of academic integrity are categorised into
(1) Plagiarism and misuse of sources
(2) Cheating.

  1. Plagiarism and Misuse of Sources
    The word plagiarism means presenting someone else’s work or ideas as own with or without others consent. Failure to acknowledge the work of others can lead a reader , listener and viewer to think that information , words ,images ,data and creative elements are the woks of students own effort .
    Plagiarism and misuse of sources carry different consequences as described in Rajiv Gandhi Memorial College academic Integrity procedures. Works in which students must acknowledge sources and the contributions of others includes but is not limited to draft and final version of the following:
    • Talks and other oral presentation.
    • Visual aids , presentation with slides etc.
    • Website, webpage and other multimedia works.
    • Project chapters and other writings.
    • Exams ,including in class ,online and take home exams.
  2. Cheating
    Cheating includes violating existing norms for academic inquiry established by faculty for particular assignment or using other methods including technology to attain academic benefits. Examples of cheating includes but are not limited to the followings.
    • Unauthorised collaboration
    • During examination , preparing assignments using materials not permitted.
    • Receiving assistance beyond permitted level.
    • Manufacturing fabricated and misleading data.
    • Providing assistance duly acknowledging that the person is attempting to cheat and plagiarize.
Violations of academic integrity are among the most serious offences that students can commit ; Any violation may lead to consequences at both the course and institutional level.

Social Misconduct

R.G.M College students are held accountable all the time for their conduct and behaviour. Any student involve in disorderly behaviour , making disturbances, infringes with the rights of others, damaging property , individually or collectively involve in any kind of socially unacceptable behaviour both within the campus or outside the campus shall be subject to Discipline Monitoring cell .
A “student” is defined as someone who has passed H.S exam and has gained status of student with the college for handling disciplinary matters. Students retain studentship throughout their careers at R. G. M college , including academic terms, scheduled vacations, periods of leave , or off campus study .
In situations where it may not possible to resolve a case prior to a student’s guardian , the governing body may cause the student’s degree to be withheld until the case is fully resolved.
The college code apply in the following misconduct committed off campus.

  1. Misconduct occurs in connection with a college sponsored programme or students representing college in any event.
  2. Directly affects fellow member of the college community.
  3. Suggest a potential danger or a threat to others.
General categories of social misconduct
The following categories describes the expectations of the college and provide the examples of misconduct subject to the college discipline. 1. Actions against Individual
Any conduct which involves force ,coercion , intimidation directed towards an individual or group of persons may constitute an “Action against persons”
It includes undesirable physical contact as well as fighting and physical altercations.
Sexual Misconduct
The adjudication of sexual misconduct and harassment ( e.g rape , sexual assault , dating violence ,domestic violence and stalking) are in accordance with Government policy and established law.
The college prohibits injurious hazing , defined as any action or situation which recklessly or intentionally endangers the mental or the physical health of a student.
Harassment, Intimidation or bullying
This includes acts of intimidation, stalking, verbal slurs , insult , physical force or threat of physical force made with the intention of causing fear, intimidation , humiliation and disruption to the educational environment or damage to property . Such acts may be committed in person or through any electronic means.

2. Actions against property
Any conduct which involves damage of property of another person or property of the college or using another’s property for personal use may constitute an action against property. Examples of actions against property includes theft, damaging the property of another person or of the College and illegally entering college facilities. Theft
Any conduct of steal or knowingly possessing stolen property or any item reasonably thought to be lost and not abandoned .
Damaging the property of another person or of the college
Action against students will be initiated for involvement of students for any kind of act causing damage to the property of the college including their own rooms which is subjected to monetary loss as assessed by the authority of the college .
Illegally Entering college Facilities
Illegal possession of any keys , uses, passwords , including duplication of keys or any other means of access.

3.Dangerous or disorderly conduct
Dangerous or disorderly conduct means any conduct that is dangerous to self or others or any conduct that comes in the way of college’s essential functions . The college’s standards of conduct debarred from unlawful possession , use ,or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by the students as well as staff members ,
Violating the colleges alcohol policy
Rajiv Gandhi Memorial college observes all codified laws relating to alcohol beverage within the . College campus and students are held accountable for any kind of violation of college alcohol policy The prohibition of Rajiv Gandhi Memorial College student conduct code include , but not limited to the Following:
The prohibitions of the RGM College students code of conduct include but are not limited to the followings.
1) Any persons who has not attained the age of 21 years selling alcoholic beverages.
2) Any person who has not attained the age of 21 years furnishes, procures or delivers alcoholic beverages.
3) Possession or consumption of hard alcohol by any students on the premises of college at any college sponsored events or while the students is engaged in a college related activity.
4) Consumption or purchase of alcoholic beverages by any person who has not attained the age of21 years.
5) The sale of alcoholic beverage by any person who does not have a license to sale such beverage in full force.
Any violation of this policies attract disciplinary action which includes confiscation of material, entering into the college premises, debarring the students from using college facilities , and also college authority reserve the right to use law enforcement authority or undertake legal proceeding against any students violating the policy as coded.

4. Disorderly conduct
Any conduct which influences the freedom and activities of others or any conduct which creates nuisance , disruption constitute disorderly conduct .
1)Urination or defecation in any location not designated for that purpose.
2) Conduct which disrupt normal operations of the college .

5.Actions against the institution
Any conduct which include the unauthorized accessing or any modification of documents or records of college including class papers and examinations or any improper use of college resources may constitute an action against the institution.
1) Altering a college ID
2) Tampering with college documents or records by hand or electronically.
3) Misappropriation of college funds.
4) Claiming falsely to represent the college or a college registered organization.
5) Use of any college resources, including electronical and physical , in support of any for- profit enterprise.
6) Information, network, computer, social media account, and telephone violations.
Code of Conduct for Teaching and Non-teaching Staff

The code of conduct of teaching and non-teaching staff are guided by govt. service rules as prescribed time to time. In addition to this, the institution frames some guidelines which requires every employee to follow inside the college campus.
Code of Conduct for Governing body

The code of conduct of Governing Body are guided by government rules as prescribed times to time .However , Governing may be under the jurisdiction of the code of conduct.
Code of Conduct for Principal Of the College
The code of conduct of the principal is guided by the government rules and regulation. However , the followings may be traditional rules supposed to follow by the principal for smooth functioning of the college.

Code of Conduct for Academic Council

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Signature of the President
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