Code of Ethics for PRINCIPAL
The Principal of an Institution should always be honest, fair, objective, supportive, protective and law-abiding. Besides, the following traits are expected from the Principal. He has to:
Chalk out a policy and plan to execute the vision and mission.
Promote industry-institution interaction and inculcate research development activities.
Ensure that the staff and students are aware of rules, policies and procedures laid down by the college and enforce them impartially.
Recommend and forward communication to the authorities.
Monitor, manage and educate the administration of the institution and take remedial measures / actions based on the stakeholder’s feedback.
Execute any other qualitative and quantitative work for the welfare of the institution.
Listen to the student’s ideas and set a supportive tone.
Be fair in his disciplinary actions for all the members of faculty, non-teaching staff and students.
Empower all his staff and students to realise their maximum potential.
Carry himself with the highest integrity and exhibit outstanding and strong leadership skills.
Code of Conduct for the GOVERNING BODY
(1) The Governing Body of every college shall be responsible for the power management of the affairs of the college and may exercise all such power and functions as may be necessary for the purpose. In particular, the Governing Body of a college shall be responsible for ensuring:
That review is made of the results of the college and the University examinations and measures are adopted for academic improvement and maintenance of academic standards; and that working hours and actual teaching days of the college, workload and number of classes engaged for each course/subject taught are in conformity with the university Acts and Statutes;
That steps are taken for the creation of posts and appointment of Principal (or, in the absence of a Principal, of a Teacher-in-Charge), teachers and other staff in accordance with the provisions of any law or rule or order in force for the time being to provide the instructional and other services necessary for the efficient and effective operation of the college;
That the number of qualifications and the method of recruitment of the teachers and the conditions of their service are in accordance with the provisions of any law or rule or order of the Government of West Bengal and UGC, for the time being in force;
That the laboratory and other instructional facilities available are adequate for the instructional programme;
That the buildings in which the college functions are suitable for the purpose for which they are intended and are maintained at a satisfactory state of repair and sanitation;
That the library is properly equipped;
That the financial resources of the college are sufficient to ensure efficient and effective operation of the college;
That all information, returns, reports and other materials required by the University and the State Government are promptly collected, prepared and made available to the University and the State Government;
That all books, registers, records and accounts required to be maintained are kept up to date;
That due provision is made for the wellbeing of students, management of their hostels and messes, health, recreation and sports;
That the students’ discipline is maintained;
That proper assistance and facilities are given to the inspector of colleges and other persons appointed by the University for inspection and report;
That directions issued by the University from time to time are carried out and compliance with them reported speedily to the University; and
That all properties and funds of the college are properly controlled and administered.
(2) The college through its Governing Body may enter into contracts for its students which are not inconsistence with these statutes and regulations made under them for providing rights, benefits, and facilities to be enjoyed by students and specifying the terms upon which they are given or made available.
(3) The Governing Body may appoint Academic Sub-Committee, Finance Sub-Committee and other such Sub-Committees as it may think fit, to advise the Governing Body for the efficient administration of the college. Such Sub-Committees except the Finance Sub-Committee may include teachers and non-teaching employees of the college other than the members of the Governing Body. The Principal shall be the chairman of such Sub-Committees as may be formed.
Code of Ethics for TEACHERS
Teaching is a noble profession. It shapes the character, caliber and future of an individual. A teacher can mould, inspire and ignite the students. A teacher can instill a love of learning among the students. Besides, the teachers have to:
Uphold the honour and dignity of the teaching profession.
Provide an innovative and quality education to pupils.
Be impartial and non-discriminative against students.
Interact with the students in a friendly manner.
Abide by the rules and regulations of the institution.
Abide by the procedures to ensure students’ safety.
Collaborate with fellow teachers.
Be responsible and interact positively with parents and other stakeholders in educating the students.
Be good counselors and facilitators.
Help, guide, encourage and assist students in their learning.
Code of Conduct for NON-TEACHING STAFF
The following traits are expected from the Non-teaching staff. He / She must:
Report to duty at least 30 minutes in advance.
Remain on duty during college hours.
Adhere strictly to the laws and regulations of the college.
Respect and maintain the hierarchy in the Administration.
Maintain honesty, integrity, fairness in all activities.
Exercise self-discipline and restrain at all times and deal positively with staff, students and the general public
Must not divulge official secrets, mutilate, expunge, conceal, alter or forge official documents / receipts.
Must not intercept or misappropriate college money.
Must not be absent from duty without official approval or approved sick leave.
Avoid social networking sites such as Facebook, WhatsApp, etc. during the working hours.
Code of Conduct for STUDENTS
Every student shall wear clean, neat and formal dress, fitted to our culture and tradition. Casual wear such as T-Shirts, shorts and jeans must be avoided.
During class hours a student cannot go out of the classroom without the permission of the teacher concerned. The use of mobile phone is strictly prohibited in the college campus. Students who violate this rule will have to face disciplinary action.
The college expects students of both sexes to foster a healthy and decent relationship both on campus and off campus. The very spirit of co-education lies in facilitating such a relationship. Any behaviour contrary to this sprit is deemed unlawful and punishable.
During leisure hours, students are advised to use the library and internet browsing centre.
During leisure hours, women students should go to the Girls’ Common Room or library. They should not stay in the classrooms.
When a teacher enters the classrooms, the students should raise and keep standing until they are asked to sit or until the teacher takes his / her seat.
Late comers are forbidden from entering the classrooms.
Students shall move from one classroom to another or get out of the classroom in an orderly manner, without making any noise.
Students should bring prescribed textbooks to the classes every day. Failing which they will be sent out of the classroom.
Defacing the blackboards or walls will be severely dealt with.
Students should handle the furniture and other properties with care. Damage to the furniture will lead to penalty or suspension from college.
Students should stay away from any anti-social activity.
Students should wear their identity cards inside the campus daily.
Without the permission of the Principal, students are not permitted to circulate any printed materials or pamphlets.
Ragging in any form is a serious offence and it will be dealt with severely.
Damage fee will be collected for any damage caused by the students knowingly or unknowingly.
Visitors are not allowed to meet the students in the classrooms.
Students should take care of their belongings. The institution will not be responsible for any loss.