MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Attendance Rules and Code of Conduct
Clause 8 of Ordinance No. 3 titled, “Conduct and Evaluation of Examinations for Programmes Leading to All Bachelor’s/ Master’s Degrees and Diplomas following Semester System” provides as under:
“A student shall be required to have a minimum attendance of 75% in the aggregate of all the courses taken together and 60% in each individual theory/ lab course in a semester.
Student who has been detained due to shortage of attendance shall not be allowed to be promoted to the next semester and he/she will be required to take re-admission and repeat all courses of the said semester with the next batch of students. The University Enrolment number of such student shall however remain unchanged and he or she shall be required to complete the programme in a maximum permissible period as mentioned in clause 4(c) of the Ordinance.
Dean of the Faculty concerned shall announce the names of all such students who are not eligible to appear in the semester-end examination, at least 4 calendar days before the start of the semester-end examination and simultaneously intimate the same to the Controller of Examinations. In case any student appears by default, who in fact has been detained by the Faculty, his / her result shall be treated as null and void.”
The students are advised to ensure that they meet the minimum attendance requirement for appearing in the semester end examination failing which they shall not be allowed to sit in the examination. Students are also advised to maintain utmost expected discipline in and outside the University Campus. Disturbance of tranquility of the Campus in particular and society in general, through any means shall be treated as an act of indiscipline and suitable disciplinary action shall be taken against the defaulting students. Students are also advised to dress appropriately, while in campus, as per the demands of the occasion.
University has zero tolerance for indiscipline in and outside the campus by the students. Drinking, taking drugs, damaging University property, indulging in any kind of violence, misbehaving with fellow students / teachers, ragging etc. are included in the list of undesirable activities and constitute the moral turpitude. Very strict action including suspension / rustication from the roles of the University may be taken against the defaulting students.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR CURBING RAGGING
As per orders of the Hon’ble Supreme Court, Ragging is a Grievous Offence. Any one indulging in ragging will be severely punished. The punishment may take the form of expulsion from the Institution, suspension from the Institute or classes for a limited period or fine with a public apology. The punishment may also take the shape of (i) Reporting to the police and lodging an FIR (ii) Withholding scholarships or other benefits, (iii) Debarring from representation in events, (iv) Withholding results, (v) Suspension or Expulsion from hostel or mess, and the like. If the individuals committing or abetting ragging are not/ cannot be identified, collective punishment may be awarded to act as a deterrent.
All cases of ragging will be referred to Anti Ragging Committee of the University. All affected students are at liberty to approach Anti Ragging Committee/Squads on Telephone Numbers prominently displayed in the University.
The following will be termed as the act of ragging:
Any disorderly conduct whether by words spoken or written or by any act, which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student(s), indulging in rowdy or indisciplined activities which may cause or are likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in fresher or junior student(s) or asking the student(s) to do any act or perform something, which such student(s) will not do in the ordinary course and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or Psyche of a fresher or a junior student.
All students enrolled in the University are bound by the directions of UGC/ AICTE and other regulatory bodies in respect of prevention of ragging in educational institution campuses. Hence they are advised to keep themselves updated on their websites.