Rules & Regulations

Rules & Regulations

General Behaviour and Discipline

  1. Students should be in their classes by 9.15 a.m, and can leave the campus only after 3.30 p.m, They shall attend all classes, and shall not leave the class room without the permission of the lecturer or until the class is dismissed. Students who have no class to attend during any particular period are expected to be in the Reading Room. They are not permitted to loiter in the campus or on the corridors.
  2. A call to the auditorium for morning prayer or a common purpose or any other programme must be promptly and strictly answered. No one is to remain in classrooms or elsewhere during such occasions. While attending a meeting students should show due respect to the speakers and should avoid leaving during the meeting or showing their approval or disapproval in a noisy manner.
  3. Students shall not engage themselves in actions that are offensive and are of disservice to succeeding generations of students of the college.
  4. No meeting or entertainment shall be organized, nor notices put up, nor any fund collected, or tickets sold in the college or the hostel, without the express permission of the Principal.
  5. Students shall not take part in any movement with which it is un- desirable for persons in status populi to be associated.
  6. Students are forbidden to write or make any marks on the walls or any part of the college building or furniture or to throw paper about or spill ink on the floors of the class rooms. Classroom furniture should not be displaced. Legal action will be initiated against those who destroy or cause to destroy the property of the college under existing laws including the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act 1984.
  7. Any student who is persistently insubordinate, who is repeatedly or wilfully mischievous, who is guilty of fraud or malpractice in connection with examinations or who in the opinion of the principal is likely to have an unwholesome influence on her fellow students, shall be removed from the roll. The removal shall be either temporary or permanent according to the gravity of the offence.
  8. Students who are charged in criminal offences and are under suspension shall not be allowed to enter the campus without permission.
  9. No student should appear for an interview or an examination with- out obtaining the prior permission of the Principal.
  10. Dress Code: It is the decision of the Management and the Parent Teacher Association that the students wear Churidaar with knee- length top and dupatta or full length jeans with knee-length top and shawl in college. Students who prefer to wear a Purdah have to change into the permitted dress code after entering the campus. Wearing Purdha is not permitted on the campus, particularly in classrooms and examination halls.
  11. Students will not be allowed to see visitors, or to send or receive phone calls during class hours. Urgent messages will be written down and given to them.
  12. Students are not permitted to use cell phones on the campus. They are liable for punishment as per the University Rules/ Govt. Or- ders. If needed, they may carry base model mobiles (with the consent of ther parents only) for communicating with their par- ents after leaving campus. Parents of those students, who carry mobiles, should submit a letter of permission to the college authori- ties, citing the phone model and mobile phone number. Only then will they be permitted to carry phones. Phones with advenced applications / Smart phones etc. will not be permitted on campus. In case any student is found carrying such a phone to college, it will be confiscated by the college authorities and the parents will have to pay a fine of Rs. 5000/- (Rupees Five Thousand) in per- son.
  13. Students shall salute their lecturers on the occasion of their first meeting of the day within the precincts of the college and when- ever they meet them in public.
  14. On a lecturer entering the class room, students shall rise from their seats and remain standing till she takes her seat or beckons them to sit.
  15. Students of the college should reside either in the college hostel or with their parents or approved guardians.
  16. Students should apply for and obtain the permission of the Princi- pal prior to joining any other hostel not maintained by the college. They should state definitely where they intend to stay during the years of study in the college.
  17. Students are expected to wear their ID card and bring their hand book every day.
  18. Students should read the notices put up on the notice board carefully every day and ignorance of any notice thus exhibited will not be accepted as an excuse for failing to comply with it.
  19. Any form of ragging which causes physical or mental harm to the students is a non-bailable offence requiring criminal procedure. It is strictly prohibited inside and outside the campus as per the verdict of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. Students indulging in such disorderly acts are liable for punishment as per the Indian Penal Code.
  20. As per the judgment of the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala (RP 435/03) the Management has banned student politics on the college campus.
  21. Complaints of students will be looked into if they are presented through the proper channel. Collective petitions, however, will not be allowed.

Library Rules

  1. Students are allowed to carry only blank sheets of paper and pen with them to the library.
  2. Personal articles such as bags, books, umbrellas, files, mobile phones etc are not allowed in the library and should be kept out- side before entering the library.
  3. Strict silence is to be maintained in the library and its premises.
  4. Use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited in the library.
  5. All the students and staff of the college are members of the library. Students have free access to books and journals.
  6. Ordinarily books will not be issued to non-members. In an excep- tional case the Principal may permit non members to have access to the library or to borrow books on such terms as the Principal deter- mines.
  7. Students are entitled to borrow books on the production of Borrower Cards. Lost cards will be replaced only on payment of fine.
  8. Loss of Borrower Cards must be reported immediately to the Librar- ian. Unless duly reported, the students will be responsible for the misuse of lost cards. Borrower Cards are not transferable.
  9. The Borrower Cards should be submitted at the end of the course or before taking T C from the college.
  10. For taking books from the Library, students must bring their indi- vidual Borrower Cards. The Borrower Cards should be shown at the library counter before selecting the books. The books and borrower cards should be submitted at the library counter for issuing books.
  11. Only two fiction books at a time are issued from the library. They must be returned within a fortnight.
  12. Only one reference book may be taken at a time and it must be re- turned within 7 days.
  13. Students failing to return books within the prescribed period of time should pay a fine of Re I/- per day on each book.
  14. The borrower should examine the book issued to them and any damage or defect of any sort, if noticed, should be reported to the librarian before leaving the counter.

Payment of Fees

  1. Tuition fees will be collected in the three terms. The first term fees includes the special fees prescribed which will be collected on the date of admission.
  2. Subsequent instalments will be collected on or before the 7th work- ing day of October and January.
  3. If any student fails to pay the fees or special fees on the due date, she shall be liable to pay a fine of Rs. 5 along with the fee on or before the 10th day after the due date.
  4. If the fees with a fine of Rs. 5 is not paid on or before the 10th day after the due date, an additional fine of Rs. 10/- will have to be paid. If the fees and the fine are not paid within 5 days from that date, the name of the student will have to be removed from the rolls of the college.
  5. If the fees and fine are not paid by the last day fixed for payment with a fine of Rs. 10/- the names of such students will be published on the Notice Board. If the student does not pay the dues by the last date prescribed, she will be removed from the rolls. Rs. 50/- will be imposed as re-admission fees from those who fail to remit the Tu- ition fees even after the allowed date of remittance of fees with fine. The attendance of the student will also be taken every day as usual and her attendance or absence will be marked. If the student settles the arrears of fees with fine before the last opportunity given for such a settlement, she will be granted attendance as recorded. If the stu- dent does not pay the dues by the last date prescribed, she will not be allowed to appear for the examination.
  6. A student leaving the college at any part of the term is liable to pay the fees for the whole term. 7. Absence from the college with or with- out leave shall not be an excuse for non-payment of fees on the pre- scribed date.
  7. On the day fixed for the payment of fees for any class, fees from students of any other class will not be accepted.
  8. A receipt signed by the Accountant will be given for every payment made.
  9. Fees will be accepted in the college office till 2 p.m.
  10. Fees once paid will not be returned under any circumstance what- soever.

Attendance and Leave

  1. The working day is divided into two sessions- the forenoon ses- sion of three lectures, and the afternoon session of two lectures.
  2. Each day’s work is begun with a prayer. Lecturers shall take at- tendance at the commencement of each lecture and any one who is not in the class when her name is called shall be marked absent.
  3. A student coming late should not enter the class without obtaining the permission of the lecturer. Absence for one lecture, is absence for half a day. A student absent for half a day without leave shall lose one day’s attendance and if absent for one day without leave she shall lose two days’ attendance and so on.
  4. Students coming habitually late to class shall be subject to such disciplinary action as the Principal may prescribe, in addition to losing their attendance as per Rule 3.
  5. A student requiring leave from class or a portion of class should apply for it in person to the lecturer concerned before the com mencement of the lecture. The rule applies also to resident stu- dents (wanting to go to the hostel during lecture hours) Students who want to participate in extra-curricular and co- curricular activities will not be granted grace attendance in lieu of such participation unless they get prior written permission from the teachers- in-charge.
  6. Students are permitted to leave the campus only after prior per- mission letters are received from their parents, sanctioned by the tutor and consent received from the Principal. If any student dis- obeys this rule, disciplinary action will be taken against her and she will be suspended from the college for at least 5 working days. Parents of such students will have to pay a fine of Rs. 5000/- (Five Thousand).
  7. All applications for leave shall be countersigned by the parent or guardian and in the case of Hostel students by their Warden and also by their respective tutors. Such leave notes must be dropped into the box placed in the office.
  8. If the leave exceeds more than three days, the application should be made to the Principal through the group tutor by the student in person.
  9. In case of leave for illness extending over more than five days a medical certificate is required.
  10. Leave will be granted only for proper and adequate reasons which should be clearly stated in the application, and not for such reasons as “business” “or urgent circumstances”.
  11. When previous permission for absence cannot be obtained because of unavoidable circumstances, an application for leave must be sub- mitted to the Principal as soon as possible and in no case later than the first day of return to the college.
  12. When a student is absent without leave for 10 days her name shall be struck off the roll, unless she gives satisfactory reason for her absence. Students who absent themselves without leave, on the clos- ing day before a vacation or on the opening day, will be severely penalised.
  13. The annual certificate of attendance and progress required by the University for promotion or for admission to the University exami- nation will in no case be granted unless (i) a student has attended not less than three fourth of the number of working days of her class during the academic year, and (ii) The Principal is satisfied that the student’s progress and conduct have been satisfactory.
  14. Physical education, either in the form of N.C.C. training or regu- lar physical training is an integral part of college education. Atten- dance at physical education will be counted separately.
  15. Any student who repeatedly absents herself on insufficient grounds or who obtains leave under a false pretext will be severely dealt with.

Issue of Certificates

  1. A student who has paid all dues to the college (including hostel fees or other amounts due as the Principal may see fit to demand) is entitled to a Transfer Certificate at the end of an academic year, and if progress and conduct have been satisfactory, also to an annual certificate required by the University.
  2. A student past or present desiring to obtain a certificate (Transfer, character, age , identification etc.) shall apply to the Principal stating the year, the class last attended, class number etc. A fee of Rs.50/ – will be levied from those who apply for the transfer certificate one year or more after leaving the college and Rs.100/- for dupli- cate T.C. An affidavit from a Second Class Magistrate is also nec- essary. For all such payments, receipts shall be obtained from the office.
  3. Ordinarily a notice of 48 hours is necessary for the issue of a cer- tificate. The certificate will be issued only if the student has cleared all the dues to the college.
  4. The conduct certificate is a document which a student has to earn. It will not be issued as a matter of course.
  5. No certificate will be sent by post unless the necessary selfaddressed stamped envelope is enclosed with the application. Request for sending the mark list by post will be entertained only on receipt of Rs. 75/- for registration charges (within the coun- try) and Rs. 150/- (overseas).
  6. On completion of the course, the students should collect all the documents surrendered in the college at the time of admission as well as the University Marklists and CSS Book. The College will own no responsibility for the certificates if they are retained after six months of the completion of their course or discontinuance from studies.
  7. Before the issue of the Transfer Certificate the student should obtain the Non-liability certificate from the concerned Depart- ment Library, and fee section.