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Students Welfare committee

This is a unique committee which has been formed with the sole intention to act as an interface between the management and students. The committee administrators make decisions concerning student welfare, taking up issues reported by students and resolves them by bringing it to the notice of the committee members.

This committee shall review the conditions that contribute to the academic success, personal development and well-being of students, including available forms of financial aid. It may seek the opinion of all the committee members on such matters and make recommendations. The Welfare Committee campaigns on issues like money worries, physical, sexual and mental health, stress, personal safety and accommodation - anything which affects your well being while you are at college

Committee Incharge:

C.U. Chittiappa (Asst. Professor)



Anti-Ragging Committee

UGC regulations on curbing of ragging

In June 2009, the UGC has notified a comprehensive set of Regulations to curb the menace of ragging in educational institutions.

What is Ragging? : As per the UGC Regulations 2009, Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:

  • Any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which harass a freshener or any other student.
  • Indulging in rowdy or in disciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship, physical or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student.
  • Asking any student to do any act which he/she will not do ordinarily and cause a sense of shame, or torment or embracement so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such students.
  • Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher.
  • Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or group of students.
  • Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students.
  • Any act of physical abuse including all variants of it sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person.
  • Any act that the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher or any other student with or without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by a student over any fresher or any other student.

Pecuniary Actions

The UGC regulations stipulate that students can be expelled from an institute and debarred from taking admission to any other institute for a specified period after being found guilty of the offense.

As per the regulations any student can be fined up to Rs. 2.5 Lakhs if found guilty of ragging.

Depending upon the nature and gravity of the offense as established by the Anti-Ragging Committee of the institution, the possible punishments for those found guilty of ragging at the institution level shall be any one or any combination of the following:

  • Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges.
  • Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits.
  • Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process.
  • Withholding results.
  • Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival etc.
  • Suspension/expulsion from the hostel
  • Cancellation of admission
  • Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specified period
Committee Incharge:

Sasidharan. K.V (Asst. Professor)


Mamatha Sathyanarayana (Asst. Professor)

Sunny Francis(Asst. Professor)

Grievance Redressal Committee
  • The Committee shall receive the application/complaint from students and acknowledge the receipt within 3 days.
  • The Committee shall study, analysis and submit its recommendations to the committee members within 15 days from the date of receipt of application/complaint.
  • The recommendation submitted by the Grievance Redressal Committee shall be viewed and considered by the committee members
  • The committee members may consult Principal, if required, before taking a decision and disposing of the Grievance/Petition.
  • The grievance needs to be redressed and disposed off as soon as possible however not exceeding 30 days from the date of receipt.
  • However, under circumstance a policy decision is warranted, the subject matter may be referred by the committee members to Principal with request for direction and guidance.
Committee Incharge:

Sasidharan. K.V (Asst. Professor)


Mr.Chittiappa(Asst. Professor)

Women's Forum

The theme this year is Fighting the Inequality Agenda broadly, we are interested in having an open and real conversation that will inspire renewed collaboration and solidarity among all generations to fight for womens rights and gender equality.

Our womens Forum aims to provide an open and real conversation that will inspire renewed collaboration and solidarity among all generations to fight for womens rights and gender equality.

Innovative and engaging forms of womens activism are alive, well, and achieving important victories. New styles of organizing and advocating are fostering feminist activism within and across all kinds of diverse demographics who may not identify with the womens movement in a traditional sense young women, communities of colour, Aboriginal communities, and countless others.

Committee Incharge:

Chithra v s (Asst. Professor)


Rajani Tony (Asst. Professor)

Mrs.Sadia(Asst. Professor)

Mrs.Shama(Asst. Professor)

Shwetha Kumari(Asst. Professor)

Anti-Woman Harassment Committee

What is Sexual Harassment?

According to the Supreme Court order, sexual harassment if any, is unwelcome:

  • Physical contact and advances
  • Demand or request for sexual favors
  • Sexually colored remarks
  • Display of pornography
  • Any other unwelcome physical, verbal and non-verbal conduct of a sexual nature.
  • Basically, it is any unwelcome words or actions of sexual nature.


  • Denial of payment or official approval in the absence of sexual favors
  • Pornographic pictures/messages displayed on desks or sent by email
  • Remarks made about personal appearance and dress
  • Display of pornography
  • Colored jokes shared in the office that make others feel uncomfortable
Committee Incharge:

Ms.Mamatha(Asst. Professor)


shama (Asst. Professor)

ajani Tony (Asst. Professor)

Discipline Committee

Attendance and Leave Of Absence

1 : Attendance will be marked at the onset of each class. Attendance may be given or refused to late-comers at the discretion of the respective lecturer Leave may be granted to a student for an individual period by the concerned lecturer. Application for leave for more than a period, a day or more than a day must be made to the Principal in the prescribed form by 9 a.m.
2 : If the absence is due to an unforeseen cause, the application should be submitted as early as possible but not beyond the first day of the students attendance.
3 : Absence, without prior permission, from assignments, class activities, practical work, seminars and presentations will be reported by respective teachers to the Principal. Leave of absence from a internal assessment should be obtained from the Principal.
4 : Should a student absent himself for a period exceeding four college days, with leave or without leave, should on his return to the college, report to the Principal.
5 : If a student absents himself without grant of leave for more than ten consecutive days will have his name removed from the rolls and he may be re-admitted at the discretion of the Principal.
6 : Application for leave must be countersigned by the students guardian and recommended by the concerned lecturer/the H.O.D. and is to be submitted to the Principal. For hostel students, the wardens endorsement will suffice.


1 : Below are the guidelines that help the students to conduct themselves politely with the highest standards of conduct.
2 : Every student shall behave himself in the college and the hostel in a dignified and courteous manner and should be respectful to the teachers.
3 : Consumption of narcotic drugs, tobacco, alcohol, etc., is strictly prohibited.
4 : Students are prohibited from anti-institutional, anti-social, immoral provocations and activities.
5 : Students shall not disfigure/damage any college property. If done so, students will have to pay the damages besides facing disciplinary action.
6 : Unauthorized entry of outsiders into the campus as well as the hostel, without prior permission of the concerned authorities, is strictly prohibited.
7 : Students cannot carry or circulate any notice, pamphlet, leaflet, etc., within the campus or the hostel.
8 : Students are not permitted to organize or participate in any kind of politically based activity.
9 : No student shall borrow or lend money by request or influence on the campus or in the hostel without the permission of the Principal or the Warden as the case may be.
10 : No student shall initiate or instigate strike or any form of agitation on the campus or in the hostel.
11 : Any student who is found to exert undue influence on fellow students will be strictly dealt with.
12 : Disciplinary action will be taken against the student/s who enter or leave the classroom during the session.
13 : The college permits restricted use of the mobile phone in the campus. Students cannot use the phone in the classrooms, library, computer lab, dinning hall, auditorium, etc. Misuse of the mobile phone will invite disciplinary measures. Misuse of the college IT facility will entail fine.
14 : Students can lodge their complaints, if any, first to the Department Head, and can also be escalated to the Principal, who may refer the matter to the Students Redressal Cell.
15 : Any instance of criminal activity or disturbance of law and order will be reported to the police and the police shall will take the necessary action against the offenders. Such students will face suspension and entry into the campus will be permitted at the discretion of the Principal.
16 : Students who are charged in criminal offense or are under suspension will not be allowed to enter the college campus without the permission of the principal.
17 : Every student should take utmost interest to hygienically maintain the campus. Litter must be deposited in waste bins.
18 : Students are expected to be properly dressed. Transparent and inappropriate clothes are to be avoided. Lady students should care for womanly dignity and moderation in their dress and general behavior.
19 : Should a student be found consistently insubordinate, deliberately mischievous at any front or be found to negatively influence the fellow students, shall be removed temporarily or permanently depending on the gravity of the offense and what the concerned authorities deem fit.
20 : Students should rise from their seats as a teacher enters the classroom and greet the teacher appropriately, and then sit down when told to do so; rise again and say Thank you, Sir/Madam when the teacher leaves the classroom.
21 : Students have to greet their teachers when they meet them. It is rude behaviour to enter a room without being asked to, not to say Thank you in appropriate occasions, to get past a person at a narrow passage without saying sorry or Excuse me.
22 : Students are expected to spend their free hours in the Library/Reading Room. They should not loiter on the corridors or crowd at the entrances.
23 : Ragging is strictly prohibited, and violators will be heavily dealt with.
24 : In the application form for admission, an undertaking shall be given by the student and the parent agreeing to comply with the terms and conditions of the code of conduct.
Committee Incharge:


C.U and all class advisors.

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