Admission 2022

General Rules & Code of Conduct

Education consists not only in the acquisition of knowledge, but also in the formation of an ideal character by disciplining the body, mind and soul and by developing everything that is good and beautiful in human nature. Every student should aim at cultivating high and noble ideals of life and conduct, and should be gentle and refined in behaviour, polite and courteous in manners, and neat and modest in dress.

1. Rules of modesty, cleanliness and decorum should be strictly adhered to by all the students. Prescribed uniform should be worn on all working days without fail. Defaulters will be charged with a fine of Rs. 50. Women students are expected to show lady like dignity in their dress and general behaviour. Violation of dress code will be treated as misconduct attracting disciplinary action. All the students should wear their identity cards around the neck when they are in the college campus. They will have to produce the same and show it to the Principal, to the members of the staff or to such other persons authorized by the Principal. The student may have to leave the campus for not producing it when requested to do so.

2. The property and furniture of the college and all the items in the labs should be handled with great care. Any loss or destruction of these will be chargeable individually or collectively as the case may be. Students shall endeavour to preserve cleanliness and order in classrooms, labs, verandas and premises. Dislocating furniture, dirtying the surroundings and walls by markings, writings, littering, etc. should be avoided. Books, calculator and all other personal belongings should bear the name of the owner. The College will not be responsible for the loss of money or any other article of the students.

3. No magazines, news papers, cassettes, CDs, etc., other than for the purpose of study, should be brought to the Institute without permission. Strict silence should be observed at all times during class hours in the class rooms, labs and in the verandas. All forms of howling, whistling, hooting, etc. should be avoided during any function in the College. Students are expected to spend their free hours in the library/reading room. They should not loiter along the verandas or crowd round at the corridors and staircase. No student should be wandering outside during class hours. They are not permitted to enter the class rooms other than their own.

4. Use of drugs, alcoholic drinks, panparag and other such intoxicants and smoking are strictly prohibited in the college and its premises. Any student who is suspended from the college shall not enter the college campus unless and until his/her suspension is revoked by the college authorities or without the prior written permission from the principal.

5. Irregular attendance, insubordination to Teachers, all forms of fraud or malpractice in connection with examinations, habitual inattention in class, obscenity in word or deed, are sufficient reasons for temporary or permanent dismissal of a student. If a student has a grievance or complaint, he/she should approach the class teacher first. If he/she is not satisfied, he/she may approach the H.O.D. and then, if needed, appeal to the Principal. No outsider should be invited to the college without the consent of the Principal.

6. No student shall engage in or conduct any activity which is detrimental to the reputation and interests of the college. No one shall distribute or circulate any notice, pamphlet, leaflet, etc. within the campus or exhibit any type of banner, flag, poster etc. without the prior written permission of the Principal. Political Activities in any form are strictly prohibited in the campus. Students are forbidden to organize or attend meetings other than those permitted by the Principal. Strikes are strictly prohibited in the college campus and its premises. Nobody shall instigate or take part in any strike inside the campus.

7. Ragging, even of any simple nature, is totally banned by Government order and any student found guilty and / or abetting ragging is liable to be dismissed and punished. Cfr. The Kerala Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1998. The Government of Kerala has banned the use of mobiles, obscene cinematic dances and Fashion shows in educational institutions and has ordered to take strict action in this regard. Vide Government Order Nr. 318/10/H. Edn Dept. dt. 16102/2010. If a mobile phone is found with a student inside the institution and in its premises, it will be confiscated and a fine of Rs. 500/- will be charged from him/her.

8. The Principal is entitled to refuse admission to any applicant, to suspend, dismiss or take any disciplinary action on any student for his/her misconduct and violation of rules and regulations. He shall be the final authority in the interpretation of the college rules. Matters not covered by the rules mentioned above are left to the discretion of the principal and his decision shall be final. Signing of the application form by the candidates admitted to the college and their parents/guardians will constitute an agreement on their part that they are willing and ready to abide by the rules and regulations of the college.

1. Attendance will be marked and reported to the University as per its rules. Each day attendance will be closed at 10 am during the first hour and it will be marked at the beginning of all other hours. Late comers should get the permission of the Principal to enter the class rooms and labs. A student, who arrives late, half an hour or more, will lose the attendance of that day. No student is allowed to leave the classroom without the permission of the teacher-in-charge.

2. No student is permitted to leave the college before the classes are over. In case of genuine necessity, the student should get the permission of the Teacher and Principal before leaving the campus. The parents are advised to inform the class Teacher and the Principal in such necessities. Students who want to take leave for a day or more will have to submit their applications in writing, countersigned by their parents/guardians, to the principal with the recommendation of the class teachers. In case of illness, a medical certificate should be produced along with the leave application, countersigned by the parents/guardian.

3. Unauthorized absence will be dealt with by the Principal. A student who absents himself from the class for more than 10 days without the written request of the parents/ guardian and without due sanction of the Principal, shall be removed from the rolls. As per the University rules, 75% of attendance is required to appear for the University Examinations. Students who have less than 75% of attendance should obtain permission from the University for writing examinations. The college has no responsibility in this regard.

4. Internal evaluation is strictly in accordance with the University norms. Unit tests and model tests are to be conducted for awarding internal marks. The college conducts a minimum number of unit tests. When a student has failed to attend that test and or is interested in improving his marks he can appear for a re-examination by paying a fine of Rs. 50/- per paper. Assignments and seminars are to be submitted in time to the respective Teacher without fail. They will be valued in accordance with the University rules.

1. Sanjo College has a good reference library consisting of modern books on Arts and Science, Literature, computer science, information technology and general knowledge including latest additions. Students are encouraged to make, use of the library and the reading room with Reference Magazines and the News Papers. All Members on the staff and students are also members of the college library. Every student shall produce his/her identity card before entering the library. The library will be open from 09.00 am to 04. 00 pm on all working days. Strict silence should be observed within the library, reading room and the premises.

2. Personal belongings like books, umbrellas etc. are not allowed to be taken inside the library. Files/papers may be taken inside the library for the purpose of taking down notes from reference books. Books of the reference section (including periodicals and text books) will not be lent out but they may be used for reference within the library. After reference the books shall be returned to the librarian. Nobody shall write upon, damage or make any mark upon any book, manuscript or periodicals and journals belonging to the library. When a book is issued to a reader he/she must point to the librarian any defect noticed concerning the book. Otherwise the presumption will be that the book was intact when issued.

3. If a book is damaged or lost by a member, he/she will have to replace it or pay the present cost of the book including postage etc. within the time fixed by the principal. Books or periodicals will be lent to the members of the staff on getting their signature in a personal ledger maintained for that purpose. Those who fail to abide by the rules will be deprived of the privilege of using the library.

1. All students shall be in the class by 9.35 am. No one is permitted to leave the campus without the permission of the Principal. The departure time will be set by the Principal at the beginning of the academic year. Intervals and lunch break are to be spent in the campus itself. Students are not to hang about in the town and at the bus waiting shelter. Those who arrive early are to spend their time in the library. Do not loiter on the Corridors or crowd round near the staircase.

2. No outsider should be invited to the college without the consent of the Principal. Anyone who is suspended from the college shall not enter the college campus unless and until his/her suspension is revoked by the college authorities, or without the prior written permission from the Principal. In the interests of the institution and for the sake of discipline, the Principal is entitled to refuse admission to any applicant, to suspend, dismiss or take any other punitive action on any student for his/her misconduct.

Do not damage benches, desks, chairs, blackboards etc. and other articles used in the classroom, toilets and the lab. Do not write anything on the walls of the building, desk or benches and do not dirty the walls with writing or footprints. Individual or common fine will be imposed on students to compensate for the damages caused, if any. Legal action will be initiated against those who destruct or cause to destruct the properties of the college under existing laws including the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act 1984.

1. Wear uniforms on all working days. Shirts are to be buttoned up and ID cards are to be worn around the neck. Wear your uniforms in a decent manner. Uniform pants must be executive type. It is compulsory for the students insert the shirts. Anybody entering the campus without uniform and ID card will be charged with a fine of Rs. 50 each. Violation of dress code will be treated as misconduct attracting disciplinary action.

2. Students are provided with identity cards and they are expected to wear them round their necks while on the campus and when travelling to and from the college. They should produce their identity cards for inspection whenever they are asked to do so by the members of the staff or the college authorities. It may be noted that the identity card has to be produced on many occasions, for example, claiming Hall Tickets, Mark Lists, Certificates, Scholarships, Stipends, attending festivities in the auditorium university examinations, internal examinations, entering Lab & Library etc. If the card is lost, a duplicate maybe issued at the student's expense of rupees 100 with the special permission of the principal on submission of a written request for a duplicate card, attested by the parent or guardian.

The notice board of the college shall be handled only by the competent authority or approved person. Do not paste anything on the notice board without the permission of the Principal. Do not over write, alter, strike or add anything to the notices exhibited on the notice board.

A student who scores less than D Grade in internal examinations shall go in for remedial teaching programme for that course. Remedial teaching shall be offered only after the first internal examination of every semester. A student who does not attend the remedial programme without genuine reasons shall lose attendance of one working day. Further, absence would be intimated to the parents of the student.

Government of Kerala has banned the use of mobile phones, obscene cinematic dances and fashion shows in educational institutions and has ordered to take strict action in this regard vide government order number 318/10/H Edn.Dept.dt.16/02/2010. Government has further decided to constitute surprise inspection squads and Ethics committees in the educational institutions for the purpose of conducting surprise inspection. In the event of any violation of this rule, the Principal or the teachers shall seize the phone and impose appropriate punishment as per Government Order.

It is the responsibility of the student to earn a conduct certificate. It is not issued as a matter of right. Conduct certificate is issued on the basis of an overall evaluation by the teachers concerned. Misconduct shall also include, but not limited to:

(1) Staying away from classes without sufficient reason. Persuading students to abstain from classes or making tem participate in strikes.

(2) Disrespectful behaviour towards management, staff, and students. Loitering on the corridors or crowding round near the class rooms during free hours and disturbing other classes.

(3) Disorderly behaviour in the class, such as, for example, organizing tours without the permission of the principal, bringing or using mobile phones inside the campus, organizing or holding meetings in the college campus without written permission from the Principal, etc.

(4) Verbal or physical abuses to any member of the college within or outside the campus. Scribbling offensive, abusive or obscene words or figures on walls, black boards, desks or on any other places in the campus.

(5) Smoking, consumption of alcoholic beverages and us of narcotics. Any other objectionable activity or behaviour on the part of students.

All the students must submit the no-due certificate of the semester to register the examination and issue the hall tickets. All final year students should get the clearance certificate from the accountant, librarian, HOD, transport cell convener before receiving the certificates.

All the students must submit the no-due certificate of the semester to register the examination and issue the hall tickets. All final year students should get the clearance certificate from the accountant, librarian, HOD, transport cell convener before receiving the certificates.

Individual grievances of the students can be redressed by meeting the Principal/Vice Principal individually. General grievances if any can be brought to the notice of the management/principal by the students’ representatives. Crowding in front of the Principal’s office or room is strictly prohibited. For matters of less importance and general, the complaint/suggestion box fixed in the college can be used.

Complaints of students will be looked into if they are presented through the proper channel. Collective petitions however will not be allowed. Students and staff members can make use of the grievance redressal mechanism available in the college.

The principal shall be the final authority in the interpretation of the college rules. Matters not covered by the rules mentioned above are left to the discretion of the Principal and his decision shall be final.