Code of Conduct
Student code of conduct is established to foster and protect our mission. To provide safe and secure learning environment, to protect the people, properties and processes that support the teaching and learning.
Code of conduct is applicable to all the students who take admission to any program offered under the institutes established under Karnataka Education Trust. Any activity in which a police report has been filed for violation of law of the land also constitutes violation of code of conduct.
Any student found to have committed or to have attempted to commit the following misconduct is subject to appropriate disciplinary action.
- Academic misconduct: Plagiarizing, cheating on assignment or examination.
- Disruptive conduct: Intentionally and substantially obstructs or disrupts teaching or freedom of movement or other lawful activities on the campus premises
- Discrimination: Engaging in verbal or physical behavior directed at an individual or group based on origin, race, creed, religious beliefs or sexual orientation that, according to a person of reasonable sensibilities, is likely to create an intimidating or demeaning environment that impedes the access of the other students, faculty and staff. It also includes wearing articles of clothing with derogatory, racist, discriminatory, patently offensive, profane sexually explicit or graphic messages either in words or pictures, which demonstrate bias or discrimination against any individual or group.
- Falsification: willfully providing false, misleading or incomplete information: forging or altering official documents.
- Illegal or unauthorized possession or use of weapons or using weapons or articles or substances usable as weapons
- Illegal or unauthorized possession or use of drugs or alcohol, smoking: No student shall distribute, posses, or use illegal drugs, some controlled substances in college campus / premises. Possession of paraphernalia associated with the illegal use, possession, or manufacture of a controlled substance is also prohibited.
- Act of violence, Threatening, Harassing or Assaultive conduct means engaging in conduct that causes injury to other residents of the campus, endangers or threatens to endanger the health, safety, or welfare of another person, including, but not limited to, threatening, harassing, or assaultive behavior.
- Theft, damage to the property and Vandalism include theft or embezzlement or, damage to, destruction of unauthorized possession of, of wrongful sale or gift of property.
- Using electronic or other means to make a video or photography of any person without prior knowledge/permission of the person when such recording cause injury, distress or damage to reputation.
- Engaging or inciting other students to engage by any means whatsoever and performing or attempting to perform an act, which brings disrepute to other students/faculty.
- Failure to comply with institute and university norms
- Ragging: Ragging is a criminal offence as per Karnataka Educational Act 1983.Any act which amounts to ragging in any form as defined under the Karnataka Prohibition Act, 1983 and also under the UGC Prohibition of Ragging Regulations 2009.
- Students are prohibited from entering into verbal or written agreements or contracts that purport to bind, obligate, or create liability of any kind for institute. Institute will hold all such students individually liable for any financial or legal consequences or damages that may result from such unauthorized actions.
- Using institute or personal telecommunications, data communication networks for illegal or improper or in violation of institute/university regulations and policies or related laws issued from time to time.
- Students are expressly prohibited from speaking on behalf of, or for Institute or university with any media organization or publication or from inviting the same to the campus or premises with permission of the authorities.
- Student/s shall not form any form of organization, society or organize events or collect any fund or subscription without the specific written permission of the management.
- Violation of institute/ university regulation, policies or rules or violation of law published from time to time, which include dress code, misuse of library resources/computing resources/facilities/laboratories.