College Rules

The college functions as a community and it is expected of each member of the community that he/she respect the rights of others as individuals and should provide space for them to grow in knowledge and attain selfhood. It is to be said that rights entail responsibilities. The following set of rules is based on the fundamental tenet that each individual has a responsibility to respect the rights of the other and is expected to conduct himself/herself with self-discipline and dignity.

Rules of Student Conduct on the Campus

i) Political Activities 
All students of this college are hereby informed that all sorts of political activities, and other activities of students’ organizations supported by political parties are banned in this college campus. Students shall not participate or take part in any such activities, meetings or demonstrations organized or supported by any organization supported by political parties within the campus, and disrupting the classes, or interfering with the peaceful functioning of the college will be treated as breach of college discipline.

ii)  Ragging 
According to the Prohibition of Ragging Act, Kerala, 1998, Section 3, the Principal is bound, whenever any student or a teacher of an educational Institution/Hostel or the parent or gaurdian of the students, as the case may be, complains in writing about ragging either inside or outside their institution, to take prompt action (by reporting to the police) in accordance with the said Act, in order to nip in the bud the deleterious consequences of ragging, both physical and mental, on the victims.

iii) Vehicular Traffic on the Campus 
No vehicle is allowed to ply through the campus between 10 am. and 4.00 pm. On working days, entry and exit of vehicles are allowed only through the southern gate of the college. Vehicles are expected to be parked only in the space provided for the purpose. Parking on the campus is at the owner’s risk.

iv) Mobile Phone
Use of mobile phone and camera is not allowed on the campus. Students can use the pay phones installed in the campus.

v) Lakeview Ground
Students are permitted to visit Lakeview grounds only during noon interval, i.e., from 1 pm. to 1.55 pm.

vi) Identity Card
Students should wear the identification cards provided by the college. If a student leaves the college during class hours he/she should register their passage using the same at the security post.

vii) General Discipline 
In accordance with the local culture and tradition and the policy of the management the following guidelines are given to the students regarding how they should conduct themselves in the college campus. Students of the college shall co-operate with the college authorities and staff to ensure an atmosphere conducive to the academic activities and the overall development of the community and for the maintenance of discipline on the campus.

1. Respectful behavior towards the staff at all times is expected of every student of the college.
2. Classes will be conducted from 10.00 am. to 4 pm. Students should on no account arrive late for the class. At the stroke of the third bell, students should stand up for the morning prayer. 
3. No student shall enter a classroom other than his/her own without the permission from the principal or members of the staff, whether it is before, during or after the working hours. 
4. Students shall use the college properties with care and keep the building and furniture clean.
5. No student is allowed to collect money from their colleagues either by request or by compulsion or buy and sell any article in the college campus except with specific permission of the Principal.
6. The loss or damage caused to the college articles will have to be made good by the student concerned by paying double the value of damaged/lost item.
7. Students should obtain permission from the college authorities to stay back after 5 p.m. 

Disciplinary Action

In the interest of the institution and for the sake of discipline, the Principal is entitled to refuse admission to an applicant / to suspend/ dismiss or take any other punitive action on any student for misconduct.

Misconduct shall include:

1. Staying away from classes without sufficient reason.
2. Disrespectful behavior toward the staff.
3. Inciting students to strike classes and participate in strike in the college.
4. Loitering on the verandas during class hours and creating disturbance to the classes in progress. (During free hours the students are expected to make use of the library or go to the retiring rooms).
5. Disorderly behavior in class.
6. Organizing tours without the permission of the principal. 
7. Organizing meetings in the college or displaying notices on the college notice board or walls without the permission of the principal.
8. Bringing outsiders into the college campus, without the per-mission of college authority. 
9. Distributing leaflets, handbills or other printed materials and displaying banners and posters inside the campus.
10. Graffiti of all kinds  
11. Smoking, consumption of alcoholic beverages and use of narcotic drugs. (Criminal proceedings will be initiated against those found under the influence of alcohol or narcotic drugs on the campus). 
12. Vandalism and destruction of college property will be severely dealt with and material loss will be fully recovered with fine. 
13. All expressions or activities which are immoral, antisocial, communal and anti-national. The Principal is the final authority on matters of discipline.

Library Rules 

1. All members of the staff and students are members of the college library. 
2. The library will remain open from 8.00 am. to 5 pm. on all working days, with an interval of 45 minutes from 12 to 12.45 pm. 
3. Strict silence should be observed in the library.
4. Personal belongings like books, umbrella, bags etc. are not allowed into the library. 5. Books or any other records of the Reference Section will not be lent out.
6. (a) The borrower of a book has to point out to the librarian, at the time of the borrowing, any defect the book may already have. Otherwise it will be deemed that the book is intact when issued. The borrower will be responsible for any damage caused to a book while in his custody.
(b) If a book or periodical is damaged or lost by a member, he/she will have to replace it or pay the replacement cost of the book including postage etc., within the time fixed by the librarian. 
(c) If one book of a set is damaged or lost by a member he/ she must replace it with a copy of the same edition. If such a copy is not available he/she shall replace the whole set within the time fixed by the librarian. 
(d)  If a member happens to recover a lost volume after having replaced it or paid the value thereof he/she shall not be allowed to return it to the library and get back the new copy. 
7. Each student member will be given 3 books for UG student of 5 books for PG students at a time for which he/she has to sign in an issuing register. The date on which the book is due will be noted on a label inside the book.
8. The period of loan is usually 15 days including the day of issue after which period a fine of Rs. 1/- per day per book will be levied. Any book, which is temporarily in special demand, will be lent out only for a shorter period. 
9. No member of staff is allowed to keep more than 20 books with him/her at a time. 10. Members are not allowed to sub-lend the books of the library.