Ensuring a Safe and Supportive Campus: Grievance Redressal and Discipline Guidelines
Attendance is mandatory for all examinations, lectures, seminars, moot court sessions, and college events. The students’ attendance, performance in seminars, classes, and moot court, as well as their progress in college examinations, will be taken into account when determining their eligibility for the university examination.
Students must conduct themselves in a manner that does not disturb fellow students or other classes, both inside and outside the college premises.
While classes are in session, students should not linger or gather in the college premises. They should refrain from engaging in any activities, whether inside or outside the college, that would interfere with the administration and functioning of the college.
Students are responsible for the proper care of college property and must assist in maintaining a clean and tidy environment. Any damages caused to college property will need to be compensated by the student.
No societies, associations, organizations, or collections shall be formed in the college or in the name of the college without permission from the Principal. Additionally, no tickets should be sold, functions or meetings arranged, individuals invited to address students, or social events organized without proper authorization.
Students are advised to regularly check Notice boards and the College Website for important announcements.
All meetings, functions, and programs must be conducted under the supervision and control of the Principal or any authorized staff member. Students are not allowed to engage in any political activities on the college premises. Without prior permission from the Principal, students should not communicate any information or write about college-related matters to the press.
If the Principal deems it detrimental to the discipline of the college, a student may be asked to leave the college.
Upon admission to the college, students are required to comply with all rules, regulations, and instructions issued by the college authorities. They must also adhere to the enforcement of these rules, and the decisions of the college authorities shall be final and not subject to questioning.
Excursions, picnics, or tours cannot be organized without prior permission from the Principal. Students must submit an application at least one week before the scheduled date through accompanying staff members. The students must pledge to behave appropriately and follow the instructions of the staff members in charge, bearing all costs and consequences. The college will not be held responsible for any untoward incidents during these activities. It is assumed that students have obtained permission from their parents/guardians to participate in such events.
Prohibition of the sale of cigarettes or tobacco products: According to Section 6 of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003, it is prohibited to sell cigarettes or any other tobacco product: a) to individuals under the age of eighteen, b) within a radius of 100 yards from any educational institution.
Selling cigarettes and other tobacco products within a 100-yard radius of an educational institution is strictly forbidden and is punishable under Section 24 of the Act, with a fine of up to 200 rupees.
Identity Card Rule:
The identity card provided during admission remains valid for a period of three years. Students are responsible for keeping their identity cards with them while on the college premises and must present it whenever requested by any member of the college staff. It is mandatory for every student to show their identity card to the security personnel at the gate. Failure to do so may result in denial of entry to the college premises. The identity card is non-transferable and should be presented upon request.
If an identity card is lost, the student should immediately inform the College Office about the loss. A duplicate identity card may be issued with the Principal’s permission and upon payment of Rs. 100/-.
Mr. Praveen Pandey (Office Superintendent), Students who wish to pursue higher education abroad should submit their transcript requests to the college office with sufficient time in advance. Once the mark sheets have been verified, the college will provide transcripts within a period of ten to fifteen days. To obtain five sets of copies, students will need to make a payment of Rs. 1000/-. Additional copies can be obtained at a cost of Rs. 50/- per copy.
To obtain a bonafide certificate from the college, students can submit an application at the Enquiry Counter. A fee of Rs. 100/- will be charged for issuing the Bonafide Certificate.
Ragging, both within and outside the college premises, is strictly prohibited. Students who engage in ragging activities towards other students will face disciplinary action as per the ‘UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009 (U/s. 26 (1)(g) of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956)’ published in the Gazette of India on July 4, 2009.
According to the Act, ragging includes any of the following acts:
a. Teasing, treating, or handling a fresher or any other student with rudeness through spoken or written words or through actions.
b. Indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities that cause annoyance, hardship, physical or psychological harm, or instill fear in a fresher or any other student.
c. Requesting a student to perform acts that would cause shame, torment, embarrassment, and adversely affect their physical or mental well-being.
d. Preventing, disrupting, or disturbing the regular academic activities of other students or freshers.
e. Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student to complete academic tasks.
f. Engaging in financial extortion or imposing excessive financial burdens on a fresher or any other student.
g. Committing physical abuse, including sexual abuse, assaults, stripping, forcing obscene acts, gestures, or causing harm to a person’s health or well-being.
h. Abusing, insulting, or humiliating a fresher or any other student through spoken words, emails, posts, or public insults.
i. Engaging in acts that affect the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher or any other student, with or without the intent of deriving sadistic pleasure or showcasing power or superiority.
Students involved in ragging may face expulsion from the college, and a First Information Report (FIR) may be lodged against them with law enforcement agencies. The expulsion due to involvement in ragging will be mentioned in the college leaving certificate of such students.
The college has an Anti-Ragging Committee chaired by Mrs. Shweta Chaturvedi, the acting Principal. Students can contact the Committee members, Mrs. Komal Sharma (Assistant Professor) and Mr. Praveen Pandey (Office Superintendent), for assistance. In case of distress related to ragging incidents, students can contact the National Anti-Ragging Helpline at 1800-180-552 (24×7 toll-free) or email firstname.lastname@example.org . For further information on ragging, please visit the UGC website at www.antiragging.in . All students and parents are required to submit an online undertaking at www.antiragging.in and www.amanmovement.org .
Women Development Cell
In accordance with the directives of the University of Mumbai, as stated in Circular No. WDC / 161 of 2009 and Circular No. CONCOL / 24 of 2014-15, the college has established a Women Development Cell / Internal Complaint Committee. This committee is responsible for addressing and handling any complaints related to sexual harassment within the college.