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Disciplinary  Action for Malpractices/Improper conduct during Examinations

The examinations committee will take the following guidelines into consideration while dealing with the suspected cases of malpractice/improper conduct reported by the invigilators/squad members etc; during internal and external examinations. The punishment may be more severe or less severe depending on the merits of the individual cases.

S.no Nature of Malpractice/Improper conduct Punishment
1 Possesses or keeps accessible in examination hall, any paper,  note  book,  programmable  calculators,  Cell phones, pager, palm computers or any other form of material concerned with or related to the course of the examination  (theory  or  practical)  in  which  he  is appearing  but  has  not  made  use  of  (material  shall include any marks on the body of the student which can be used as an aid in the course of the examination) Expulsion from the examination hall   and   cancellation   of   the performance in that course only.
2 Uses objectionable, abusive or offensive language in the  answer  paper  or  in  letters  to  the  examiners  or writes to the examiner requesting him to award pass marks Cancellation of the performance in that course.
3 Copying detected on the basis of internal evidence, such as, during valuation or during special scrutiny. Cancellation of the performance in that course and all other courses the candidate has appeared including practical examinations and project work of that semester/year examinations.
4 Gives assistance or guidance or receives it from any other student orally or  by any other body language methods or  communicates through  cell  phones  with any other student or persons in or outside the exam hall in respect of any matter. Expulsion from the examination hall and   cancellation   of   the performance in that course only of all the students involved. In case of an outsider, he will be handed over to the police and a case shall be registered against him.
5 Has copied in the examination hall from any paper, book,  programmable  calculators,  palm  computers  or any other form of material relevant to the course of the examination (theory or practical) in which the student is appearing. Expulsion from the examination hall   and   cancellation   of   the performance in that course and all other courses including  practical examinations and project work of that semester/year.
6 Comes in a drunken condition to the examination hall. Expulsion from the examination hall   and   cancellation   of   the performance in that course and all other courses  including  practical examinations and project work of that semester/year.
7 Smuggles in the Answer book or takes out or arranges to send out the question paper during the examination or answer book during or after the examination Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation   of   performance   in   that course and all the other courses including practical examinations and project work of that semester/year. The student is also debarred  for  two  consecutive  semesters from  class  work  and  all  examinations. The  continuation  of  the  course  by  the student   is   subject   to   the   academic regulations in connection with forfeit of seat.
8 Refuses  to  obey  the  orders  of  the  Chief Superintendent/Assistant  –  Superintendent  /  any officer   on   duty   or   misbehaves   or   creates disturbance  of  any  kind  in  and  around  the examination  hall  or  organizes  a  walk  out  or instigates  others  to  walk  out,  or  threatens  the officer-in  charge  or  any  person  on  duty  in  or outside the examination hall of any injury to his person or to any of his relations whether by words, either spoken or written or by signs or by visible representation,  assaults  the  officer-in-charge,  or any person on duty in or outside the examination hall or any of his relations, or indulges in any other act  of  misconduct  or  mischief  which  result  in damage  to  or  destruction  of  property  in  the examination hall or any part of the College campus or engages in any other act which in the opinion of the officer on duty amounts to use of unfair means or misconduct or has the tendency to disrupt the orderly conduct of the examination. In case of students of the college, they shall be expelled from examination halls and cancellation of their performance in that course and all other courses of that semester/year.  The  students  also  are debarred and forfeit their seats. In case of outsiders, they will be handed over to the police   and   a   police   case   shall   be registered against them.
9 Leaves the exam hall taking away answer script or intentionally tears up the script or any part thereof inside or outside the examination hall. Expulsion  from  the  examination  hall  and cancellation of performance in that course and all the other courses including practical examinations  and  project  work  of  that semester/year. The candidate is also debarred for  two  consecutive  semesters  from  class work   and   all   end   examinations.   The continuation of the course by the candidate is subject  to  the  academic  regulations  in connection with forfeiture of seat.
10 Possesses any lethal weapon or firearm in the examination hall. Expulsion  from  the  examination  hall and cancellation of the performance in that   course   and   all   other   courses including  practical  examinations  and project work of that semester/year. The student is also debarred and forfeits the seat.
11 If  student  of  the  college,  who  is  not  a candidate for the particular examination or any person not connected with the college indulges  in  any  malpractice  or  improper conduct mentioned in S.No7 to S.No 9. For Student of the college : Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance  in  that  course  and  all  other courses including practical examinations and project  work  of  that  semester/year.  The candidate is also debarred and forfeits the seat.

Person(s)  who  do  not  belong  to  the College will be handed over to police and, a police case shall be registered against them.

12 Impersonates   any   other   student   in connection with the examination The student who has impersonated shall be expelled from examination hall. The student is debarred from writing the remaining exams, and  rusticated  from  the  college  for  one academic  year  during  which  period  the student  will  not  be  permitted  to  write  any exam. If the imposter is an outsider, he will be handed over to the police and a case shall be registered against him.

The performance of the original student who   has   been   impersonated,   shall   be cancelled in all the courses of the examination including practical’s and project work of that semester /year. The student is rusticated from the college for two consecutive years during which period the student will not be permitted to write any exam. The continuation of the course  by  the  student  is  subject  to  the academic  regulations  in  connection  with forfeiture of seat.

13 If any malpractice is detected which is not covered in the above S.No 1 to S.No 12 items,  it shall be reported to the college academic council for further action and award suitable punishment.
14 Malpractice  cases  identified  during  sessional  examinations  will  be  reported  to  the examination committee nominated by Academic council to award suitable punishment.