Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct for Principal

1. The Principal should ensure that the development plans of the College, both long-term and short-term, with respect to the academic programmes are duly processed and implemented through relevant authorities, bodies, committees and its members.

2. It is the responsibility of the principal to ensure that observance of the acts, statutes, ordinances, regulations, rules and other orders issued there under by the University authorities, other regulatory bodies and the Management, from time to time.

3. The Principal has to assure the competence and effectiveness in the whole of administrative plans and assignments. Administration of the academic programmes of the College as well the general administration of the College has to be under the purview of the Principal.

4. As the head of College, the Principal has the responsibility of addressing and resolving all issues concerned with the partakers of education.

5. The Principal has the responsibility to ensure that ample importance is given to the gender sensitivity measures in all the activities of the College.

6. With regard to the disciplinary measures, the Principal has the authority to take all the necessary actions as per the direction of the regulatory authority. In this regard he/she should take actions, which should be impartial and he/she should maintain complete transparency.

7. The Principal has the responsibility to deliver leadership, direction and co-ordination within the College.


8. Principal has the responsibility for the smooth conduct of curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities of the College.

Code of Conduct for Teacher and other Persons Employed an a College


[See sub-rule (I) of rule 12 of the Tamil Nadu Private Colleges (Regulation) Rules, 1976]

(I) Every teacher or other person employed in a college shall discharge his duties efficiently and diligently and shall conform to the rules andregulations.

(I-A) It shall be the duty of a teacher or other person employed in aprivate college to do any work in connection with an examination conducted by the University or any college, which he is required to do by theVice-Chancellor or the Registrar of the University / by the Principal of the College, as the case may be.

(2) No teacher or other person employed in a college shall absent himself from his duties without prior permission, In case of sickness or absence onmedical grounds, a medical certificate to the satisfaction of the college authorities shall be produced within a week.

(3) No teacher or other person employed in a college shall engage directly or indirectly in any trade or business. In the case of remunerative work likeprivate tuition, etc, specific sanction of the college authorities in writing shall be obtained.

(4)        (a) No teacher or other person employed in a college shall send any application for employment under any other agency, except through thecommittee.

(b) The committee shall not withhold any such application. It shall,however, be open to the committee to prescribe reasonable conditions forrelieving him.

(5) When a teacher or other person employed in a college seeks to accepthonorary work without detr0069ment to his duties, prior permission of the committee in writing shall be obtained.

(6) A teacher or other person employed in a college, when involved incriminal proceedings, shall inform the committee of such proceedings.

(7) No teacher or other person employed in a college shall engage himself in any political activity.He shall notassociate with any political party or any organisation which takes part in politics or shall subscribe to, or assist in any other manner, any political movement. ·

(8) No teacher or other person employed in a college shall contest or participate in or canvas for any election. Such restriction will not, however,apply to the teachers in respect of elections to the teachers’ constituencies.

(9) No teacher or other person employed in a college shall bring or attempt to bring any political or other influence on his superior authority in respect ofhis individual service interests.

(10) No teacher or other person employed in a college shall engage himself or participate in any activity which is anti-secular or which tends to create disharmony in society or in any demonstration which is prejudicial tothe interests of the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security of States, friendly relation with foreign States, public order, decency or morality or whichinvolves contempt of Court, defamation or incitement to an offence].

(11) No teacher or other person employed in a college shall indulge inany criticism of the policies of the Government either directly or indirectly or participate in activities which brings disrepute to the Government.


Explanation - Adoption of legitimate methods of ventilating grievanceshall not be considered as criticism of the Government.

Code of Conduct and Professional Ethics for Teaching Staff in the
University / Colleges
ANNEXURE IV: Government of Tamil Nadu, Department of Education, Manuscript Series 1988, G.o.No: 1169, Dated 28th June 1988)

1.      Every teacher shall, at all times, maintain absolute integrity and devotion to duty. He shall be strictly honest and impartial in his official dealings.

2.      Every teachers shall be present at the place of his duty during the prescribed working hours. No teachers shall be absent from duty without prior permission or grant of leave except for valid reasons or unforeseen contingencies.

3.      Every whole-time teacher of the College /University may be called upon to perform such duties as may be assigned to him beyond the prescribed working hours and announced holidays including Sunday without claim for additional remuneration

4.      No teacher shall leave his head quarters except with the previous permission of proper authority even during leave or vacation.

5.      Whenever leaving station, a teacher shall inform the Principal / Head of the Department or the Registrar, if he is himself the Head of the Department, the address where he would be available during the period of his absence from station.

6.      Every teacher shall devote himself diligently to his work and utilize his time to the service of the College/University and to the cause of education and give full co-operation in all academic programmes and other activities conducive to the welfare of the student community.

7.      Every teacher shall engage classes regularly and punctually and import lessons so as to maintain and strengthen standards of academic excellence.  His academic duties shall include guidance and instruction to students in the form of Tutorial/Seminars/Practicals and assessment/examination./valuation work assigned to him by the College/University authorities.

8.      Every teacher shall participate fully and enthusiastically in the corporate life of the College/University and shall perform any other curricular or extra-curricular work related to the College/University as may be assigned to him by the University authorities.

9.      No teacher shall discriminate against any pupil on grounds of caste, creed, sect, religion, sex, nationality or language. He shall also discourage such tendencies among his colleagues and students.

10.  Every teacher shall help the College/University authorities in enforcing and maintaining discipline among students.

11.  No teacher shall incitestudents against other students, teacher or College/University authorities. This does not interfere with the right of a teacher to express his opinion on principles in seminars   or other places where students are present.

12.  Every teacher shall assess impartially the performance of students in tests, examinations, assignments, practicals, dissertations, theses. Etc. he should not indulge in over-making, under making or other attempts at victimization on any ground.

13.  No teacher shall resort to unauthorized use of College/University resources or facilities for personal, commercial, political or other purpose not related to the College/University.

14.  No teachers shall resort to threats of physical harm forcible detention, harassment or intimidation of any staff or students of the College/university with the intention of interfering with the performance of his duties.

15.  No teacher shall refuse to carry out the decision of the appropriate administrative or academic bodies of the College/university.

16.  No teacher shall violate the canons of intellectual honesty such as misappropriation of the writings and research findings of others.

17.  No teacher shall take active part in politics, so as to cause interference in the discharge of his duties nor shall be in any manner associate himself with any movement or organization which is or tends directly or indirectly to be subversive of law and order or the interest of higher education.

18.  No teacher shall without previous intimation to the College/University stand for election or accept nomination to any local body, legislature of the State or Parliament not shall be in any manner force his subordinates or students against their will for the canvassing of his election.

19.  No teacher shall engage himself or participate in any demonstration or activity which is prejudicial to the sovereignty or integrity of India, the security of the State, the friendly relation with foreign Status, public order, decency or morality or which involves contempt of Court, deformation or incitement to an offence.

20.  No teacher shall in any radio broadcast or in any document publish anonymously or in his own name or in the name of any other person or in any communication to the press make any statement or public utterance or express an opinion.

(i)                 Which is in the nature of character assassination reflection on the personal life of his superiors, or

(ii)               Which is in the nature of criticism of individuals as distinct from policy decision. Provided that nothing in this rule shall apply to any statement made or view expressed by a teacher in his official capacity or in the due performance of the duties assigned to him on academic matters.

21.  No teacher shall except in accordance with any general or special orders of the College/University or in the performance in good faith or duties assigned to him divulge or communicate directly or indirectly any official documents or other confidential information whatsoever to any teacher or to any other person to whom he is not authorized to divulge or communicate such document or information.

22.  No teacher shall except with the previous permission of the College/university authorities, engage himself directly or indirectly in any business or private or accept any other employment.

23.  Every teacher shall on his first appointment to the College/ University and thereafter individually submit a return in the prescribed form in details of movable, immovable and valuable property owned, acquired or inherited by him or held by him on lease or mortgage, either in his own name or in the name of any member of his family or in the name of any other person.

24.  No teacher shall except with previous sanction of the College/University accept or permit his wife or any other member of his family to accept from any person any gift of more than grilling value. The interpretation of the term “trifling value” shall be the same as laid down in the Government Servants conduct rules.

25.  No teacher shall speculate in any business nor shall be make or permit his wife or any members of his family to make any investment likely to embarrass or influence him in the discharge of his official duties.

26.  No teacher shall lend money at interest to any person nor shall be borrow money from any person with whom he is likely to have official transactions beyond the financial ceilings.

27.  A teacher shall go manage his private affairs as to avoid habitual indebtedness or insolvency. When a teacher is found liable to arrest from debt or has recourse to insolvency or when it is found that a moiety of his salary is continuously being attended, he way be liable for disciplinary action which legal. Proceedings for insolvency shall forthwith report full facts to the college/University.

28.  A teacher who gets involved in some criminal proceedings shall immediately inform the College/University irrespective of the fact whether he has been released on bail or not.

29.  A teacher who is detained in Police custody whether on criminal charge or otherwise for a period of longer than forty eight hours shall not join his duty unless he gets written permission from the College/ University  be deemed to have been suspended from the date on which he was taken to Police custody.

30.  No teacher shall except with the previous sanction of the College/University have recourse to any Court of law or the Press for the vindication of any official act which has been the subject matter of adverse criticism or an attach of defamatory Character.

31.  A teacher intending to marry a person who holds a citizenship of another foreign counter shall seek prior permission of the management of the College/University.

32.  No teacher who has a wife living shall contract another marriage without first obtaining the permission of the College/University not withstanding that a subsequent marriage is permissible under the personal and religious law for the time being applicable to him.

33.  Whenever a teacher wishes to put forth any claim or seeks redressal of any grievance or of any wrong done to him, he must forward his case through the proper channel.


34.  No teacher shall be a signatory to any joint representation addressed to the authorized for redressed of any grievance or any other matter.

Guidelines for Teaching & Non-Teaching Staff
Issued by the Management

01.  All teaching & non-teaching staff of the college shall be governed by the terms & conditions of the agreements on Form 7(a), 7(b), 7(c) of the Tamil Nadu Private Colleges Regulation Act 1976 according to as they are permanent teaching, temporary teaching or non-teaching staff respectively.

02.  All teaching & non-teaching members of staff shall observe the instructions regarding the attendance issued by the Regional Deputy Director of Collegiate Education.


(a)    That all teaching staff shall sign the attendance at the beginning of the College session namely before 8.30 A.M. and they shall be available in the college during the working hours of the College (i.e. 8.30 A.M. to 1.30 P.M.)

(b)   All non-teaching staff shall sign the attendance at the beginning of the College before 8.30 A.M. and shall be in the work spot for 8 (Eight) hours irrespective of the hours of functioning of the College.

(c)    No teaching & non-teaching staff shall absent themselves without written prior permission of the Principal as a matter of course.

(d)   All teaching & non-teaching staff members shall obtain the permission in writing of the Principal if they want to attend late or leave the College early after signing the attendance.

(e)    If the teaching & non-teaching staff members are absent without taking prior written permission of the Principal, they shall be liable for cut in casual leave or earned leave as the case may be.

(f)    Any habitual late coming or absence without proper permission will be viewed seriously and appropriate action will be taken.

(g)   All leave application letter proposals for faculty, improvement scheme etc., or examination on other duty shall be submitted well in advance to the Principal for processing and getting the approval of the Management in time.

03.  (a) No member of the staff shall address any correspondence directly either to the Management or the Government authorities.  Such correspondences should always be routed through the principal.

     (b) All members of the staff intending to represent matters to Government or any other authorities shall take the prior written permission of the Management for the purpose.

   (c)  No members of the staff shall approach any member of the Management Committee or the S. S. Jain Education Society without the prior written permission of the Management.

04.  All members of the teaching and non-teaching staff are requested to refrain from holding, addressing meetings or demonstrations etc., at any time within the Campus.


05.   All members of the staff are requested to refrain from any activity which will lead to the disruption of the peace and calm of the Campus and shall not indulge themselves in activities prejudicial to the interest of the Institution or other individual staff members like incitement, abuse, assault including reference to Community.

Duties and Responsibilities of Heads of Departments

1.      They should come in time and supervise the Lecturers in their Departments to ensure that they come in time, take classes in time and do their duties properly.

2.      The books prescribed by the University for each year should be procured through the Library and made available in the Department.

3.      Each year and each Semester, bearing in mind the general needs of the college the lesson plan for the Department should be determined and given to the Lecturers beforehand. This should be handed over to the Principal two days before the reopening of the College.

4.      Keeping in mind the lessons to be taken and those that have been taken the examinations should be conducted and the students’ progress reports in the prescribed form should be ready and, with the signature of the HOD, should be sent to the parents through the Principal. When they are returned by the parents they should be kept in the files of the departments.

5.      It is very necessary to make sure every day, in the morning and in the evening that the Lecturers and students have done their duties. If for any unforeseen reason the HOD is not able to be present, he/she should ask the senior-most person in the department, in writing, to do this supervision.

6.      After the results of the University Exams are published, the Heads of Departments should examine the results of their Departments and discuss with the other Lecturers in the Department of frequent meetings how to improve the progress of the students and take follow-up action.


7.      The HOD should maintain the movements register of the Lecturers.

Code of Conduct for Students


Students are forbidden from ragging.Affected students must report all instances of ragging. They shall write a complaint & drop the letter into the Complaint Box keptin the Principal's Office. Ragging is a serious criminal offence thatinvolves severe punishment in the form ofdismissal from the College and police action that can result in imprisonment.





The following Act of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly received assent of the Governor on the 141h February 1997 and is hereby published for generalinformation.

Act No.7 of 1997: An Act to prohibit ragging in educational institutionsin the State of Tamil Nadu. Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Stateof Tamil Nadu in the forty-eighth year of Republic of India as follows. Short title, extent and commencement:

1.         1. The Act may be called the Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Ragging Act 1997.

2. It extends to the whole of the State of Tamil Nadu.

3. It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 191h day of December 1996.


2. In this Act unless context otherwise requires, "ragging" means display of noisydisorderly conduct during any act which causes or is likely to cause physical or psychological harm or raise apprehension or fear, shame or embarrassmentto a student in any educational institution, and includes:

a. Teasing, abusing of, playing practical jokes on, or causing hurt to such student


b. Asking the student to do any or perform something which such student willnot in the ordinary course willingly do.

Prohibition of Ragging

3. Ragging within or without any educational institution is prohibited.

Penalty for Ragging

4. Whoever directly or indirectly commits, participates in, abets or propagates"ragging" within or without any educational institution shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years and shall also be liableto a fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees.

Dismissal of Student

5. Any student convicted of an offense under Section1 shall also be dismissed fromthe educational institution and such student shall not be admitted in any other educational institution.

Suspension of Student

6.         1. Without prejudice to the foregoing provisions, whenever any student complainsof ragging to the Head of an educational institution, or to any other personresponsible for management of the educational institution, such head of theeducational institution or person responsible for the management of theeducational institution shall enquire into the same immediately and if foundtrue shall suspend the student, who has committed the offense, from the educational institution.

2. The decision of the Head of the Educational institution or the person responsible for the management of the educational institution that any studenthas indulged in ragging under sub section (1) shall be final.

Deemed abetment

7. If the head of the educational institution or the person responsible for themanagement of the educational institution fails or neglects to take action inthe manner specified in sub-section (1) of section 6 when a complaint ofragging is made, such person shall be deemed to have abetted the offenseof ragging and shall be punished as provided for in section (4).

Power to make rules

8. 1. The State Government may make rules for carrying out all and any of thepurposes of the Act.

2. All rules made under this Act shall be published in the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette and unless they are expressed to come into force on a particularday, shall come into force on the day on which they are published.

3. Every rule under this Act, shall, as soon as possible after it is made, beplaced on the table of the Legislative Assembly and if, before the expiryof the session in which it is so placed on the next session, the Assemblymakes any modification in any such rule, or the Assembly decides that therule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in suchmodified form or be of no effect, as the case may be, so, however, thatany such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validityof anything previously done under the rule.

Repeal and Saving- Tamil Nadu Ordinance 10 of 1996

9. 1. The Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Ragging Ordinance 1996 is hereby repealed.

2. Notwithstanding such repeal anything done or any action taken under theOrdinance shall be deemed to have been done or taken under this Act.

(By Order of the Government)

A. K. Rajan

Secretary to Govt. Law Dept.


 Students' Development Council/ Students' Wellfare Council


All students of the College are ipso facto members of the College Students'Development Council (SOC). The students of the College will be represented bytheir respective class representatives. The SOC will have eight student office-bearers,namely, Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary and Assistant Secretary from bothboys and girls. The eight office-bearers will be elected to their offices on an annualbasis, whose term will be one academic year. While the two Chairpersons will beelected from among the third year class representatives, the two Vice-Chairpersonswill be elected from among the class representatives of the post-graduate classes.Further, the two Secretaries will be elected from among the second year class representatives; the two Assistant Secretaries will be elected from among the firstyear class representatives. The student office-bearers will be guided by teacher Vice­Presidents nominated by the Principal/President of SOC.

Functions of Student Office-Bearers

The activities of the SOC will start after the Investiture function and come to a closeat the Valedictory function which is celebrated as the College Day. The student office­bearers of the SOC shall participate in all activities of associations and clubs in theCollege. They shall organize YuvaUthsavam cultural events and programmes inassociation with the teacher Vice-Presidents and the Principal/President of the SOC.They shall arrange participation of the students of the College at inter-collegiate events in association with the Vice-Presidents/President.

Eligibility to Become Student Representatives

Only students who have appeared for all University External Examinations at theend of each semester, and have completed them successfully are eligible to contestin the Class Representative election and subsequently for any Office in the Students'Development Council. The above condition will not apply to class representativeelection in the first year. Students against whom disciplinary action has been taken or is pending are not eligible to contest SOC elections.

Conduct of the Elected Office-Bearers

The office-bearers of the SOC shall conduct themselves with dignity and responsibility.In addition to the general rules of attendance and discipline, the SOC office-bearers shall be governed by the Code of Conduct issued by the Government of Tamil Nadu,reproduced and published in this Hand Book, both in English and Tamil.

1. Code of Conduct Prescribed by DCE for the Elected Student Office-BearersThe Office-Bearers of the college union shall cooperate fully with the Principaland the staff of the college in promoting intellectual and cultural activities among students.

2. The college Student Development Council Office-Bearers shall impose on themselves the responsibility of not involving in any act of indiscipline leadingto disruption of normal life in the campus.

3. The problems/issues in the college shall be resolved by representation andnegotiations and not by resorting to any other method.

4. The Office-Bearers shall not involve in any issue not connected with the college.

5. The Office-Bearers shall, under no circumstance, deem it a part of their duty to represent to the authorities on matters and causes which do not fall underthe purview of the college union.

6. The Office-Bearers may make their representations to the Principal on matterspertaining to the general interests of the students only and not on individualcases.

7. The Office-Bearers shall not interfere directly or indirectly in matters involvingdiscipline and action thereon which are the responsibilities of the Principal.

8. No decision on the activities/programmes of the college Students' DevelopmentCouncil shall be taken by the office-bearers except with the recommendationof the students' council consisting of the class representatives and staff advisors,and approval of the Principal.

9. It shall be obligatory on the part of the college union office-bearers to presentthe statement of accounts twice a semester to the students' council.

10. The Office-Bearers shall not invite anyone not connected with the college formeetings and functions except with the specific approval and consent of the Principal.

11. The Students' Development Council Office-Bearers shall not issue any press statement pertaining to college matters without the prior permission of thePrincipal.

12. The Students' Development Council Office-Bearers shall not involve themselves in any kind of fund raising campaigns except with the specific approval of thePrincipal.

13. The above said instructions shall be followed and those who violate shall bedealt with suitably.

Rules Regarding Attendance and Leave of Absence

1. It shall be the duty of every student to attend classes regularly and punctually.

2. No student shall absent himself/herself from any class without proper applicationfor leave. Application for leave must be made beforehand in the prescribed form.If absence is necessitated by unforeseen circumstances, an application for leavemust be submitted not later than the first day of his/her return to the college.Leave applied for in time will ordinarily be granted when proper reasons aregiven. In case of sickness exceeding five days, the HOD/Principal may demanda Medical Certificate in support thereof.

3. Leave applications should be countersigned by parent or guardian.

4. Leave applications should be submitted by students to their respective HODs.

5. If a student absents himself/herself without informing of leave for a period of tenworking days, he/she is liable to be taken off the rolls.

6. A student must attend at least 75% of the working days to earn his/her termcertificate.

7. A student's attendance, his/her academic progress and conduct as assessedby the staff and the Principal will be the only consideration for promotion to thenext academic year or selection for the University Examinations. The Principal may at his discretion require a student who does not show adequate progressin studies or who is irregular in attendance to withdraw from the college.

8. Students, who represent the college at debates/seminars/cultural meets/sports/games and other extra-curricular activities like NCC, NSS, YRC, and Rotaract, will earn attendance when the deputations are properly authorized by theappropriate faculty-in-charge.

General Code of Conduct for Students

Code of Conduct is drawn up to ensure proper and smooth functioning of the institution, and to preserve the goodwill and reputation of the college.

1. The College commences work with the Jain Mahamantra played over the public caddress system. All students, whether inside or outside the classroom, shall stand in silence during the Prayer. They should not be found talking or walking when the College Prayer is on.

2. Students, both boys and girls, should come to the College decently dressed up. They should adhere to the cultural values and ethos of the College.

3. Students are expected to be punctual to classes. Latecomers will be admitted only in exceptional cases and with the permission of the HODs.

4. Loitering on verandahs, corridors, staircase and other passages is discouraged as it disturbs the academic atmosphere in the campus. Strict action will be initiated against students who are found unnecessarily near the canteens, hostel blocks, playgrounds and other such places inside the college campus.

5. While moving from one class to another, strict silence must be observed.

6. Whenever students are free, they are expected to go to the Library. During free periods, they are advised to collect sports goods from the Physical Director and play in the ground.

7. While inside the class, students should avoid unnecessary gossip, as this would disturb their focus and attention, besides causing nuisance to the concerned teacher.

8. Students are expected to read all the circulars put up on the Notice Board, and act accordingly.

9. Use of cellphones by students inside the classrooms, whether the classes are on or not, is strictly prohibited. Cellphones would be confiscated, if students are found using them inside the classroom.

10. Possession of cellphones inside the examination hall is strictly banned. Bringing and keeping cellphones, cash and other valuables in their bags at the time of University examinations will be at students' own risk. College authorities cannot help in cases of theft and consequent loss. Students are advised not to bring cellphones and other valuables at the time of University examinations.

11. Students are warned that smoking and drinking are injurious to health and therefore, involving in these practices anywhere and at any time is dangerous. Use of tobacco, alcohol and drugs inside the College campus is strictly forbidden.

12. The principle of Ahimsa, which is one of the fundamental tenets of Jainism, prohibits the consumption of non-vegetarian food. Use of non-vegetarian food inside the College campus is strictly banned.

13. Students shall not involve in any form of ragging inside or outside the Collegecampus.

14. The Institution does not take donations/capitation fees for admissions. All instances of demand for donations must be reported to the Principal.

15. Students should remit course fees in time. Names will be struck off the rolls and TC will be given to students who do not remit the fees even after the last date of payment of fees with fine.

16. Those who bring vehicles to the College are advised not to indulge in rash driving inside the campus. Strict action will be taken against those involved in rash driving.

17. Students should not make any payments to anybody without the knowledge and consent of the Principal.

18. Students are forbidden from organizing any meeting in the College or collecting money for any purpose without the prior permission of the Principal.

19. No student shall enter the College Office except on business and at the stipulated time.

20. Students are expected to hand over to the College Office any property found in any place inside the campus.

21. Great care must be taken in handling equipment/apparatus in the laboratories. All breakages, losses and damages must be reported at once to the HOD.

22. Every student should possess Identity Card with his/her photo affixed on it duly attested by the Principal. Students are expected to wear their rope identity cards inside and outside the class. Identity Card shall be shown on demand while transacting business in the bank, college office, library, and while applying for railway/bus concession, and while participating in inter-collegiate events. Identity Card shall be carried by students into the University Examination Hall, without which entry into the hall may be denied. Identity Card shall be shown to security staff manning the college gates.

23. A grievance redressal mechanism exists in the Institution. Students are advised to approach the Faculty-in-charge of Grievance Redressal Cell (as mentioned in this Hand Book) for getting their grievances addressed.


Disciplinary Rules Governing Students

1. Students are strictly forbidden from participating in political agitations of all kinds.

2. If a student attends any political meeting or engages in political agitation and conducts himself/herself in a way that is detrimental to the corporate life or functioning of the College, severe action will be taken. The Principal is empowered to expel or suspend the student or refuse issuing all or some of the certificates due to him/her. His/her case may also be reported to the University for punishment under the University regulations.

3. The Principal has the right to frame and issue disciplinary rules of temporary or permanent nature whenever necessary. These rules might concern with the maintenance of dignity and reputation of the College or conduct of the student within the College precincts.

4. Under the Tamil Nadu Government Education Rules, the Principal has full powers to impose fines, refuse certificates, suspend or expel a student from the College, in case it is found that the behavior /act of the student is undesirable/detrimental to the interests of the institution.

5. Organized absence from classes and soliciting absence from other students are serious breaches of discipline which may lead to expulsion of the student.

6. Students are not allowed to address any authority outside the College without the permission of the Principal.

7. Students should not resort to any method of protest for whatever reason. They should highlight their problems and issues to the Grievance Redressal Cell and the Principal for getting the grievances redressed.

8. Without the knowledge of the Principal, students should not post any of the deemed problems on the social media, such as Facebook, nor to the press.

9. NCC is an organization that stands for discipline. Cadets are warned against involving in any act of indiscipline that may bring disrepute to NCC or the institution. The Principal has the right to expel such cadets from the NCC, and if need be, from the institution.

10. Ragging in any form is a serious offence and those found indulging in it will be summarily expelled from the College as per the directions of the Government. Do not rag and get ragged. All instances of ragging, including eve-teasing, whether inside or outside the campus, must be brought to the notice of the Principal, either in writing or oral. Drop boxes have been arranged outside the Principal's Chamber. Aggrieved students can avail it. Students are advised to go through the relevant Act published in this Handbook.

11. Use of tobacco, alcohol and drugs inside the College campus is strictly prohibited. Students found in possession or using them would be summarily dismissed from the College.

12. Students found involved in violent behaviour inside or outside the class and in group violence inside the campus, leading to bloody clashes, would be severely dealt with. Disciplinary action would be initiated against all those involved in them, leading to expulsion from the College.