Good Manners and Conduct in the Campus
The Malankara Syrian Catholic Colleges Corporate Management bans politics in colleges under the Management, based on the verdict of Division Bench of Kerala High Court. The Management prohibits political activities in college campuses and forbids students from organising or attending meetings other than the official ones within the colleges.
(Vide-Circular No. Msc-25/2003/Genl. dt 23.06.2003, Secretary, MSC Colleges)
“Once students are admitted to an educational institution they are bound by the code of conduct laid down by the educational institutions through the prospectus or college calendar and it is implicit that they should observe the code of conduct necessary for the proper administration and management of the institution.”
(Wa No. 535 of 2003 dt 26 May 2003, Judgement of the Hon'ble High Court of Kerala).
Good Manners and Conduct
- When a student meets a member of the teaching staff of the college within the campus or outside, it is a matter of politeness that he/she should greet him/her.
- When a teacher enters the class, the students must keep standing until the teacher has invited them to sit down or he/she himself/herself has occupied his/her seat.
- Students should keep with them the texts and note books required for classes they attend.
- No student shall leave the classroom during a lecture without the permission of the teacher.
- Students who happen to have no class should not loiter in the corridors or campus during class hours. They must either go to the Library and read or retire to their hostels.
- Students are forbidden to attend or organise any meeting in the college or to collect money for any purpose without the permission of the Principal. They should not circulate among the students any notice or petition or paste it anywhere in the college premises without the written sanction of the Principal.
- Students are not allowed to make a complaint in a body or to address any authority in a collective petition. Such combined action is subversive of good order. They should always be respectful to seniors and superiors, polite and courteous to all, ready to oblige and should show themselves lovers of good order and decorum.
- Habitual negligence in college work, dishonesty, obscenity in word or act or any other acts of misconduct will involve severe disciplinary action.
- Students are forbidden from making any mark on the furniture or on the walls or any part of the College premises or to spill ink on the floors or litter the class rooms and grounds.
- Students are expected to keep decency and decorum in their behaviour, dress etc.
- Ragging is prohibited by law. Students shall not indulge in any such activities.
- Any damage done to college property will have to be made good.
- Students are expected to wear their Identity Cards while in the campus.. This mandatory as per G.O. no. 26483/G1/15/h.edn dated 12-10-2015.
- Use of Mobile phone is strictly prohibited on campus as well as in the class rooms. If any student is found in possession of a mobile phone, it will be confiscated by the authorities. A college level surprise inspection squard has been consituted to carry out the directions of the Government and ensure that mobile phones arenot being used within the campus.
Working Days and Class Hours
- The College works under the full day system with two sessions from 9.00 a.m to 4.00 p.m. Besides lecture classes there will be Seminars, Tutorials, Group Discussions, Counselling and Life Orientation Programmes.
- At the beginning of the morning session before the commencement of classes, there will be a bell when the students should go into their respective classes and occupy their seats. Every day the classes shall begin with a two minute silent prayer. When the bell for the prayer is heard all students shall stand up and those who move about in the campus shall stand still in their place in prayerful attitude.
- After the silent prayer there will be a signal bell for work to begin.
Attendance shall be taken for hours of study rather than days of study, to fulfil the stipulations that the CE marks for attendance shall be calculated separately for each course in a Programme.
Aggregate attendance will be used for determining the eligibility to write the End Semester Examination - minimum 75% attendance and not for calculating the CE marks for attendance.
Once the final aggregate attendance statement for the Semester is published, no change will be entertained.
A student who gets less than 75% aggregate attendance is not eligible to write the End Semester Examination. He/She will have to get readmission and repeat the semester with the next batch or granted admission, if eligible for it.
Marks/grades for attendance for calculating CE will be given as per the University/College regulations.
Students who intend to avail any kind of leave, other than emergency leave, shall inform and get prior permission of the Faculty Advisor for the same. This applies to those who wish to get the benefit of attendance for participating in Kerala University Union activities/inter-collegiate competitions/and for internal co/extra-curricular activities.
The final authority in the consolidation of aggregate attendance shall be the Faculty Advisor and the same for course-wise attendance shall be the Course Co-ordinator. If any student has any grievance in this respect he/ she should submit the same in writing to the DLMC (Department Level Monitoring Committee), and in case it cannot be settled at the DLMC, it shall be forwarded to the CLMC (College Level Monitoring Committee) within the stipulated time. The decision of the CLMC shall be binding and final.
APPLICATION FOR LEAVE
The rules and regulations for attendance, including condo applicable for the First Degree Programme under the Choice Based Cre and Semester (CBCS) system will be as per the University Order No. All//UG Sem/2010, dated 5.4.2010, the highlights of which are cited below:
"Condonation of attendance to a maximum of 10 days in a Semeste subject to a maximum of two times during the whole period of a D Programme may be granted by the University. Benefits of attendance be granted to students who attend to University Union activities, meeting of university bodies and participation in extra curricular activities by treating as present for the days of their absence for the above purpose on p of participation/attendance certificate in such activities issued by the University Authorities/Principals, subject to a maximum of 10 days in Semester. Those who secure a minimum of 75 % attendance in the aggregate for all the Courses of a Semester taken together alone will be allowed to register for the End Semester Examination of the Semester" [9.2.2 Attendance].
APPLICATION FOR LEAVE
I. A student requiring leave for only an hour or a portion of an hour must apply for it to the concerned teacher before the period begins.
2. A student requiring leave for a whole day must apply for it in writing to the Principal through the staff counsellor/faculty advisor.
3. Application for leave of absence in the model given below should reach the concerned staff counsellor/faculty advisor at least by 9.30 am. of the day for which leave is applied.
4. Attendance for absent days/hours will be given only for leave taken o official University/College duties. In such cases students should submi the prescribed form, duly signed by Teachers in charge, to the compute centre. Attendance committee will scrutinize such applications and recommend to DLMC/CLMC for final decision.