Rules and Regulations
CODE OF CONDUCT FOR STUDENTS
- Student teachers are governed by this code of conduct from the time they join the Institute till they finally leave at the end of the course.
- All the students will strictly adhere to this code of conduct faithfully and thus maintain a very high standard of behaviour and conduct in the Institute during the course of study.
- Formation of students’ Union / student bodies during an ongoing academic session is not permitted. Class Representatives and Group Leaders will be elected.
Special attention will be paid to the following:-
Students will be polite and courteous in their daily conduct & interaction with other students and the teaching and non – teaching staff of the Institute. The students are expected to acknowledge the presence of the Principal or any Faculty member in the Classrooms and within the institutional premises by extending appropriate “Greetings”.
Morning Assembly conducted every Wednesday on a working day should be attended by all Students. The attire mandatory for the Morning Assembly and the entire day is given below under ‘Dress Code’.
Medium of communication:
Teaching in the classroom as with all other official transactions will be conducted in English. Notices, Circulars, Announcements, Special addresses, etc for both academic and non–academic purposes will be in the English language. The same will be used as a medium for accomplishing all theoretical and practical requirements of the Courses offered.
No leave of any kind is officially permissible during the entire B.Ed/M.Ed/B.Ed(MMP) Course. Under the unavoidable circumstances of sickness, bereavement in the immediate family or other such urgent business, due information in writing may be given to the Principal who may take such action as deemed necessary. However, such leave applications will only be for file record.
Students not fulfilling the minimum required percentage of 80% as prescribed by the University are not eligible for filling up of the University Examination forms and sitting in the University Examination.
Students will be neatly and cleanly dressed within the limits of decent and respectable grooming. Students dressed beyond the accepted limit of decency will be imposed a fine upto Rs. 500/-.
All female students (Mizo) will wear traditional attire on every Wednesday of a working day. Female students belonging to other communities will wear their traditional dress. Wearing of traditional dress will not apply to students belonging to consecrated order. Male students will also be obliged to put on some traditional Mizo attire – shirt, tie, coat, waistcoat, etc. on the same day.
Maintainance of Discipline
As per the Ordinance of Mizoram University and UGC XII Plan Guidelines, students are not allowed to attend any expedition without the Official Approval from the Principal, failing which may lead to suspension and expulsion from the programme.
The UGC XII Plan Guidelines (2012-17) states that:
- “Safety of Students while they are on Excursion/Tours/Academic Trips, etc.
Higher Education Institution(HEI) should make sure that Expedition activity are undertaken under the guidance and supervision of at least two trained teachers, of whom one is a lady teacher. The number of students who can collectively embarked on such Expedition can be adjusted in accordance with the multiple factors like duration of the journey, the weather conditions, type of the route and manageability. In case number of students exceeds fifty(50), a qualified Doctor with adequate supplies of Medicines should be included in the entourage.
Institutions should work out the itinerary and travel plans well in advance and circulate them amongst the Parents/Guardians of the students who are setting out on the journey. Any representation or suggestions made by parents in this regard can be taken into consideration in the interest of successful and save organisation of the expedition.
It is mandatory for Institutions to elicit consent letters from the Parents/Guardians of the students who are embarking on tour. Further, no Excursion/Tours shall be undertaken without such insurance as would indemnify students against the various emergencies and risks.
Before proceeding on tour, all students should be properly briefed by the way of “Training Session” about the geography, climate, hazardous locations and risk zones existing in the proposed destination, codes of environmental protection, emergency procedures and basic first aid. Teachers should further reminds the participants of the importance of safety precautions, team spirit and discipline.
The Institutions should ensure that each students is medically fit to be a part of the excursion/tour.
Further, the Ordinance of the Mizoram University mentions the disciplinary action which can be taken for such default as under:
Maintenance of discipline among students of the University:
29(4). The Principals of the Colleges, Institutions, Deans of Schools and Heads of Teaching Departments in the University shall have the authority to exercise all such disciplinary powers over the students in their respective Colleges, Institutions, Schools and Teaching Departments in the University as may be necessary for the proper conduct of such Colleges, Institutions, Schools and Teaching Departments.
29(5). Without prejudice to the powers of the Vice-Chancellor, the Principal and other persons specified in clause (4) (Ordinance of MZU) detailed rules of discipline and proper conduct shall be made by the University. The Principals of Colleges, Institutions, Deans of Schools of Studies and Heads of Teaching Departments of the University may also make the supplementary rules as they deem necessary for the aforesaid purposes.
Maintenance of Discipline among Students of Colleges, etc.
30. All powers relating to discipline and disciplinary action in relation to students of a College or an Institution, not maintained by the University shall vest in the Principal of the College or Institution, as the case may be, in accordance with the procedure prescribed by the ordinances.
Destroying/ Defacing Institute property
Defacing / writing on walls, desks, chairs and other items of Institute furniture and equipments or destroying them will carry A FINE IN CASH from the guilty student(s) equivalent to the loss of property.
Cleanliness of the Institute Campus
Maintaining absolute cleanliness is the responsibility of all students. Classrooms and surrounding areas will be kept neat and clean. Littering Classrooms and immediate surroundings are liable to a fine of Rs. 200/- per incident.
Prohibition of Obnoxious Habits:
Smoking, drinking alcohol, use of drugs, gambling, keeping offensive items like obscene pictures, magazines, discs, etc. in the Institute Premises are strictly prohibited and punishable by expulsion. Imposition of fine for those caught smoking and the penalty amount are displayed in signboards.
Using unfair means in Tests and Examinations:
Cheating and using unfair means in Tests and Examinations will result in expulsion. Mobile Phones and other electronic gadgets are to be submitted to Exam Invigilators at the time of Examinations.
Complaints and Grievances:
- All complaints and grievances will be addressed and directed, through appropriate channels, to the concerned Cell or Committee of the IASE which will handle the case according to its discretion.
- An Internal Complaint Committee has been set up as per Government orders to ensure Gender Equity and safety in and around the Campus especially for female students.
- Grievances Redressal Cells is also set up for addressing all the general complaints that the students may face in their Academic and Co-Academic activities.
Use of Mobile Phones/Electronic Gadgets during Class – hours:
Use of all mobile phone/Electronic Gadgets during ongoing teaching-learning activities is strictly prohibited. All handsets should be kept in the ‘Switched Off’ mode when classes are underway.
Each student will keep with him/her an Identity Card prepared and dispensed by the Institute which may be produced at any time of requirement.
Access and entry into rooms other than rooms where classes are being conducted cannot be done without seeking prior permission and approval.
CODE OF CONDUCT FOR TEACHING & NON-TEACHING STAFF
- All Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff whether regular or temporary or engaged on Casual basis, are governed by this code of conduct from the time they join the Institute until the time of their superannuation/termination of engagement.
- All the Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff will strictly adhere to this code of conduct conscientiously and thus maintain a very high standard of behaviour and conduct in the Institute during the time of their employment.
- Formation of Staff Welfare is permissible and membership is madnatorily for regular appointed staff.
Special attention will be paid to the following:-
All Staff are expected to be polite and courteous in their daily conduct and interaction with students, faculty, fellow-workers, visitors and higher authorities.
Morning Assembly will be conducted every Wednesday on a working day. All Staff are required to attend the Assembly in formal attire.
All Leave as permissible under Government of Mizoram Rules & Regulation are applicable. Advance Leave Notice must be submitted as far as possible.
All Staff are expected to be neatly and cleanly dressed during Office hours.
As per Government orders, all Staff are mandatorily required to wear traditional attire every Wednesday.
Maintenance of Discipline among Staff.
All powers relating to discipline and disciplinary action in relation to Staff shall vest in the Principal of the Institution, in accordance with the procedure prescribed by the Government of Mizoram. All Staff are expected to abide with the following specifications:-
- Time Management: Punctuality and Regularity are crucial. Office Summer Timing and Winter Timing as formulated by the State Government is to be strictly observed. Personal inconveniences if any, should be reported at the earliest to the Office Staff i/c in matters of arrival or departure.
- Computers, Printers, Xerox Machines, Laminating machine are purely for Official work and not to be used for private purposes.
- Handsets, electronic gadgets and the various applications thereof should not be indulged with during Office hours.
- The assignment of official duties to all non-teaching staff should be taken up seriously and conscientiously. Any lapse or act of neglect on assigned duties will have adverse repercussion in ACR.
- Confidentiality is to be maintained where needed.
- All Files should be updated and related correspondences be attended to on time.
- Assigned/Allotted Desks, Chairs, Almirahs and other physical assets should be looked after with utmost care.
- Defacing items of Institute furniture and equipments or destroying them will carry a fine in cash equivalent to the loss of property.
Cleanliness of the Institute and Campus
- Faculty and Office Rooms and individual duty stations will be kept neat and clean.
- All wastes items will be discarded in the appropriate bins provided.
- Surrounding areas of the Campus will be kept neat and clean.
Prohibition of Obnoxious Habits:
Smoking, drinking alcohol, use of drugs, gambling, keeping offensive items like obscene pictures, magazines, discs, etc. in the Institute Premises are strictly prohibited and punishable. Imposition of fine for those caught smoking and the penalty amount are displayed in signboards.
Complaints and Grievances:
All complaints and grievances will be addressed and directed, through appropriate channel to the authority concerned who will handle the case according to his/her discretion. “Internal Complaint Committee” and a “Grievances Redressal Cell” for redressal of general complaints and grievances have been constituted in the Institute.
All Staff are required to always have their Identity Card in person on all working days.