Malpractice/Improper conduct Disciplinary action
1.

If the candidate possesses or keeps accessible in examination hall, any paper, note book, programmable calculators, Cell phones, pager, palm computers, pen drives, memory cards or any other form of material concerned with or related to the subject of the examination (theory or practical) in which he is appearing but has not made use of (material shall include any marks on the body of the candidate which can be an aid in the subject of the examination).

 

Note: The Controller of Examination shall update the list of objectionable material from time to time according to the advancing methods in the malpractice.

Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance in that subject only.

 

2. Gives assistance or guidance or receives it from any other candidate orally or by any other body language methods  or communicates through cell phones with any candidate or persons in or outside the exam hall in respect of any matter Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance in that subject only of all the candidates involved.  In case of an outsider, the case will be will be handed over to the “Disciplinary Committee on Prevention of Examination Malpractices” for further actions.
3.

Has copied in the examination hall from any paper, book, programmable calculators, palm computers or any other form of material relevant to the subject of the examination (theory or practical) in which the candidate is appearing.

 

Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance in that subject and shall not be permitted to appear for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that Semester/year.

 

4. Impersonates any other candidate in connection with the examination.

The candidate who has impersonated shall be expelled from examination hall. The candidate is also debarred and forfeits the seat. The performance of the original candidate who has been impersonated shall be cancelled in all the subjects of the examination (including practicals and project work) already appeared and shall not be allowed to appear for examinations of the remaining subjects of that semester/year.

The candidate is also debarred for ONE semester from class work and all University examinations. The continuation of the course by the candidate is subject to the academic regulations in connection with forfeiture of seat.  

If the imposter is an outsider, he will be handed over to the “Disciplinary Committee on Prevention of Examination Malpractices” for further actions.

5. Smuggles in the Answer book or additional sheet or takes out or arranges to send out the question paper during the examination or answer book or additional sheet, during or after the examination.  Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of performance in that subject and all the other subjects the candidate has already appeared including practical examinations and project work and shall not be permitted for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that semester/year.
6. Uses objectionable, abusive or offensive language in the answer paper or in letters to the examiners or writes to the examiner requesting him/her to award pass marks.

Cancellation of the performance in that subject.

 

7. Refuses to obey the orders of the Invigilators/Squad Team/Controller of Examination/any officer on duty or misbehaves or creates disturbance of any kind in and around the examination hall or organizes a walk out or instigates others to walk out, or threatens the officer-in charge or any person on duty in or outside the examination hall of any injury to his person or to any of his relations whether by words, either spoken or written or by signs or by visible representation, assaults the officer-in charge, or any person on duty in or outside the examination hall or any of his relations, or indulges in any other act of misconduct or mischief which result in damage to or destruction of property in the examination hall or any part of the Institute campus or engages in any other act which in the opinion of the officer on duty amounts to use of unfair means or misconduct or has the tendency to disrupt the orderly conduct of the examination. In case of students of the institute, they shall be expelled from examination halls and shall not be permitted to appear for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that semester/year.
8. Leaves the exam hall taking away answer script or intentionally tears of the script or any part thereof inside or outside the examination hall. Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of  performance in that subject and all the other subjects the candidate has already appeared including practical examinations and project work and shall not be permitted for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that semester/year.
9.

Possess any lethal weapon or firearm in the examination hall.

 

Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance in that subject and all other subjects the candidate has already appeared including practical examinations and project work and shall not be permitted for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that semester/year. The candidate is also debarred for the two consecutive semesters. The continuation of the course by the candidate is subject to the academic regulations in connection with forfeiture of seat.
10. If student of the institute, who is not a candidate for the particular examination or any person not connected with the institute indulges in any malpractice or improper conduct mentioned in clause 6 to 9. Student of the institute expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance in that subject and all other subjects the candidate has already appeared including practical examinations and project work and shall not be permitted for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that semester/year. The candidate is also debarred and forfeits the seat. Person(s) who do not belong to the Institute will be handed over to police and, a police case will be registered against them.
11. Comes in a drunken condition to the examination hall. Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance in that subject and all other subjects the candidate has already appeared including practical examinations and project work and shall not be permitted for the remaining examinations of the subjects of that semester/year.
12. Copying detected on the basis of internal evidence, such as, during valuation or during special scrutiny.

Cancellation of the performance in that subject only.

Note: The COE is authorized to form a suitable committee and apply the above said rule.

13. Unauthorized uploading of jar file in online examination, unauthorized usage of the local servers (renaming the script file, uploading script file from the location other than the exam hall allocated to student etc). Expulsion from the examination hall and cancellation of the performance in that subjects and all other subjects than the candidate has already appeared including practical examinations and project work and shall not be permitted to appear in the remaining examination of the subjects in that semester.
14. Unauthorized access to any of the examination archives, rooms, files etc. The candidate is debarred for the three consecutive semesters. The continuation of the course by the candidate is subject to the academic regulations in connection with forfeiture of seat. If the candidate is outsider, he will be handed over to the police and case will be registered.

 

Note: The authority (Invigilator/Squad team/Controller of examination/special invigilator) whoever is implementing the above disciplinary action must hold all the suitable evidences.

If any malpractice is detected which is not covered in the above clause shall be reported to the Disciplinary committee to take the necessary action. Disciplinary Committee on Prevention of Examination Malpractices consisting of the following members:

  1. Dean of Academics – Chairman
  2. Controller of Examinations/Faculty Incharge (Exam) – Convener
  3. Head/Faculty-in-charge/PUC coordinator of the Department to which the reported student belongs – Member
  4. The Invigilator reporting the case (optional) – Member
  5. TWO Faculty members (Director nominees) – Members

The Committee shall recommend appropriate measures in each case to the Director of the institute for necessary actions.

 

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Controller of Examinations