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Code of Ethics to Check Malpractices and Plagiarism in Research

(The Members of the GB are recommended to familiarise themselves with the Bylaws of the college. They are also recommended to familiarise themselves with the rules and regulations of the UGC and the Parent University)

Code of Ethics to Check Malpractices and Plagiarism in Research

The institution is committed to producing and promoting research and scholarship of the highest order, unadulterated with plagiarism and other unethical practices, all this, while endeavouring to maintain academic freedom and innovation. The college invites its teachers and students to abide by the highest standards of integrity in their conduct of academic research and/or support to academic research activities, which include the following:

  1. The Institution is keen to embed and endorse the culture of honesty and transparency in all its academic research activities.
  2. No form of plagiarism is allowed in the college such as Copying of project, dissertations, assignments etc.
  3. The author should check the article, project report for both manual and technical plagiarism check using open source software.
  4. Paraphrasing substantial parts of another’s work should be acknowledged properly.
  5. Levels of plagiarism are allowed as per UGC norms.
  6. In the event of the teachers/students attending/participating in any conference, permission must be sought from the Principal, highlighting the purpose of the visit.
  7. Students or faculty members while going for data collection to other institutes must carry College Letter and their College I-Cards. They need to maintain a record of the institutes visited, persons interviewed/met for research data collection etc.
  1. Many of our faculty members serve as reviewers on editorial boards of many prestigious journals, and adhere to the strictest standards to ensure good quality publications
  2. Our college also organizes conferences and seminars on pressing issues calling for academic inquiry, and while selecting papers for the same, places strong emphasis on the standard of research, original thought and expression.
  3. We also keep our teachers and students informed of appropriate guidelines for publication in various journals, including those recognized by the UGC.
  4. The college emphasis on research publication in reputed journals, conferences.
  5. Each author of any publication shall respect Intellectual Property Rights and Copyright Law.
  6. In case of any plagiarism detected, Research Committee will submit the report after thorough investigation and recommend for necessary disciplinary action.
  7. Disciplinary action could be a Fine or Warning or withdraw of manuscripts or thesis.

Code of Professional Ethics for Teachers

A teacher is constantly under the scrutiny of his students and the society at large. Therefore, every teacher should see that there is no incompatibility between his precepts and practice. The profession further requires that the teachers should be calm, patient and communicative by temperament and amiable in disposition.

  1. Encourage students to improve their attainments, develop their personalities and at the same time contribute to community welfare.
  2. Deal justly and impartially with students regardless of their religion, caste, political, economic, social and physical characteristics.
  3. Recognize the difference in aptitude and capabilities among students and strive to meet their individual needs.
  4. Be affectionate to the students and not behave in a vindictive manner towards any of them for any reason.
  5. Make themselves available to the students even beyond their class hours and help and guide student without any remuneration or reward.
  6. Treat other members of the profession in the same manner as they themselves wish to be treated.
  7. Refrain from allowing considerations of caste, creed religion, race or sex in their professional endeavour.
  8. Refrain from undertaking any other employment including private tuitions and coaching classes which are likely to interfere with their professional responsibilities.
  9. Co- operate in the formulation of policies of the institution by accepting various offices and discharge responsibilities which such offices may demand.
  1. Seek to make professional growth continuous through study and research.
  2. Express free and frank opinion by participation at professional meetings, seminars, conferences etc. towards the contribution of knowledge.
  3. Maintain active membership of professional organizations and strive to improve education and profession through them.
  4. Perform their duties in the form of teaching, tutorial, practical, seminar and research work conscientiously and with dedication.
  5. Work to improve education in the community and strengthen the community’s moral and intellectual life.
  6. Be aware of social problems and take part in such activities as would be conducive to the progress of society and hence the country as a whole.
  7. Teachers should maintain decorum both inside and outside the classroom and set a good example to the students.
  8. Teachers should carry out other academic, co-curricular and organizational activities that may be assigned to them from time to time.
  9. Treat other members of the profession in the same manner as they themselves wish to be treated.
  10. Speak respectfully of other teachers and render assistance for professional betterment.
  11. Teachers should treat the non- teaching staff as colleagues and equal partners in a cooperative manner.