GARGI Education Institute's
GARGI AGRICULTURE RESEARCH AND TRAINING INSTITUTE Nashik.


Asia’s First Wine, Brewing and Alcohol Technology College
Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University (Institute Id No. PU/NS/C/149/2009)
Approved by Government of Maharashtra
ISO 9001:2015 Certified
Code of Conduct

Gargi Education Institute’s
Gargi Agricuture Research & Traning Institute,Nashik

Introduction

This hand book of code of conduct indicates the standard procedures and practices of the Gargi Agriculture Research and training institute, Nasik, for all the students, teaching, non teaching faculty and all the stack holders. All the stakeholders must know that it is incumbent upon them to abide by this Code of Ethics and conduct and the rights, responsibilities including the restrictions flowing from it.

All the concerned stakeholders are expected to maintain the highest ethical standards in all associations and activities with others on behalf of the collage. It is essential that all the concerned stakeholders conduct themselves in a manner that will withstand the closest scrutiny. The purpose of this code of conduct is to provide guidance to students, teaching and non teaching and other stakeholders of the college in performing their duties as responsible citizens.

CHAPTER I: INSTITUTIONAL CODE OF CONDUCT FOR THE STUDENTS

DISCIPLINE

  • Students must attend their classes, lectures, practical and tutorials and appear for tests, mid semester / term-end annual examination. They should inform about their performance to their parents.
  • Students should not loiter around the class-rooms and laboratories.
  • Students must carry their identity cards in the campus and these cards should be put on the chest.
  • Student should note that smoking, spitting, chewing tobacco or gutakha, consumption of liquor is strictly prohibited
  • Student must observe strict discipline on the college campus and should not disturb the collage teaching and administration in any manner whatsoever
  • Student should take proper care of collage property and help in keeping the premises clean, neat and tidy.
  • Students must switch off their mobile or cell phones in class rooms and laboratories.
  • Dress of the student should be neat,tidy, and decent on the college campus.

I card

  • each student must carry with him/her collage I card every day while attending lectures
  • I card will be compulsory for all the examinations.
  • I card will be available a week after he/she produces his/her identity cards.
  • If the student has misplaced I card, it should be report without delay to the principle and the librarian with an application CAUTIONARY INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS
  • Students resorting to unfair means at the time of examinations will be dealt in accordance with the provisions of the Govt. of Maharashtra Act. No. XXXI 1982 and the Maharashtra University Act, 1994.
  • A student is subject to punitive action and nature of punishment weighing the gravity of the case. A fine of Rs. 500 or six months’ imprisonment or both.

DRESS CODE

    • We believe in inculcating a sense of discipline, belongingness and commitment of the student by observing a dress code.
    • Student are expected to wear college uniform regularly.
    • On every Thursday students are allowed to wear formal dress.

MOBILE PHONE

  • The student should switch off their mobile phones while in the classroom, Laboratory, Library etc as per notification
  • At the time of examination mobile phone is strictly prohibited in examination hall, Loss of mobiles, modern means of communication, valuables and other belongings are at student risk. RAGGINGIS LEGALLY COGNIZABLE OFFENCE
  • Any act of teasing, man handling, using abusive words, physical or mental torture and such other type of act which creates physical or mental tension to another student or group of students shall be treated as ragging. Complaint about ragging will be dealt very seriously.
Following action will be taken against student/Students involved in the act of ragging
  • Will not be allowed to take any academic benefit.
  • Benefits such as scholarship/fellowships etc will be hold
  • Will not be allowed to appear for examination
  • Will be expelled from the collage/hostel.
  • Shall not be admitted to any other institute for a period of five years from the date of dismissal.
  • Shall be punished with an imprisonment for term up to two years and shall also be liable for a fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees. STUDENT SHOULD ABIDE BY THE ORDIANCE 157 SECTION 95 OF MAHARASHTRA UNIVERSITY ACT 1994 REGARDING THE MAINTENANCE OF DISCIPLINE AND GOOD CONDUCT.

GENERAL RULES OF LIBRARY

  • The student admitted to the collage shall purchase an identity card from library at Rs.50/- Printed and Bar coded Identity Card will be issued from library after submitting I card from which is included in the prospectus.
  • The student will get books or periodicals only on showing the identity card.
  • Students must handle the books, news paper, periodicals with care. Any attempt to damage books or any other reading material by defacing, folding, tearing of the pages will be treated as misconduct and strictly dealt with.
  • Complete silence and strict discipline must be maintained in the library and reading room.

CHAPTER II –CODE OF CONDUCT FOR THE TEACHING STAFF DISCIPLINE

  • The teaching faculty member should be present at least 10 minutes before the commencement of college timing.
  • The work plan of teaching staff should ensure, in the most productive manner, the utilization of stipulated 40 working hours per week with regard to the role jobs and targets assigned to them by UGS/College and evolution activity.

LEAVES

  • Whenever a faculty member intends to take leave the faculty member should get the leave sanctioned in advance and with proper alternate arrangements made for the class/lab/invigilation. In case of emergency the HOD or the next senior faculty must be informed with appropriate alternate arrangements suggested.

CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT

  • Once the subject is allotted the staff should prepare lecture wise lesson plan.
  • The staff should get the lesson plan and course file approved by HOD and Principle. The course file should be maintained as per the prescribed format.
  • The staff should not involve himself/herself in any unethical practice while doing continuous assessment.
  • The Faculty member must strive to prepare himself/herself academically to meet all the challenges and requirements in the methodology of teaching so that the input may be useful for the student community at large.
  • The staff should get the feedback from student and act/ adjust the teaching appropriately.
  • Every faculty member should maintain teaching dairy.

CLASSROOM TEACHING

  • The staff should engage the class 50 minutes for UG and 60 minutes for PG and should not leave the class early.
  • The staff should use ICT for effective teaching learning.
  • The staff should encourage student asking doubts/question.
  • The staff should take care of slow learners/advance learners students and pay special attention to their classes/extra lectures

LABORATORY

  • The staff should involve themselves in the preparation of experimental setup and upgrade the laboratory.
  • The Staff should involve themselves in demonstration models and charts.

TEST/ASSIGMENTS/MID-TERM/MOC

  • In problem oriented subjected, regular tutorials have to be conducted.
  • The tutorial problems to be provided to the student a week prior to the actual class.
  • Test, prelim, mid-term, CIE, protect work, submission and mock practical examination must be conducted as per the academic calendar and rules and regulation laid by SPPU.

APPRISAL REPORT

  • All the staff members are required to submit their Self Evaluation Report at the end of every term of the academic year in the prescribed format.
  • Faculty Members are expected to update their knowledge by attending seminars/workshop/conference, after obtaining necessary permission the HOD and Principle.
  • Faculty members should attempt to publish text books, research papers in reputed International/Indian Journals/Conferences.

CHAPTER III: CODE OF PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR THE TEACHERS

TEACHERS AND THEIR RESPOSIBILITIES:

Whoever adopts teaching as a profession assumes the obligation to conduct himself/herself in accordance with the ideal of the profession. A teacher is constantly under the scrutiny of his student and the society at large. Therefore, every teacher should see that there is no incompatibility between his precepts and practice. The national ideals of an education which have already been set forth and which he/she should seek to inculcate among students must be his/her own ideals. The profession further requires that the teachers should be calm, patient and communicative by temperament and amiable in disposition. Teachers Should

  1. Adhere responsible pattern of conduct and demeanour expected of them by the community.
  2. Manage their private affairs in a manner consistent with dignity of profession.
  3. Perform their duties in the form of teaching, tutorial, practical, seminar and research work conscientiously and with dedication, co-operate and assist in carrying out functions relating to the educational responsibilities of the collage and the university such as; assisting in appraising applications for admission, advising and counselling the student as well as assisting the conduct of university and collage examinations, including supervisions, invigilation and evolution.
  4. Participate in extension, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. TEACHER AND THE STUDENT Teachers should:
    1. Respect right and dignity of the student in expressing his/her opinion.
    2. Deal impartially with students regardless of their religion, cast, political, economic, social, and physical, characteristics.
    3. Recognize the difference in aptitude and capabilities among students and strive to meet their individual needs.
    4. Encourage students to improve their attainments, and develop their personalities and at the same time contribute to communicate to community welfare.
    5. Make themselves available to students even beyond their class hours and help and guide students without any remuneration or reward. TEACHER AND COLLEAGUES Teachers should:
      1. Treat other members of the profession in the same manner as they themselves wish to be treated
      2. Speak respectfully of other teachers and render assistance for professional betterment
      3. Refrain from allowing considerations of caste, creed, religion, race or sex in their professional endeavour

TEACHERS AND AUTHORITIES

Teacher should:

  1. Discharge their professional responsibilities according to the existing rules and adhere to procedure and methods consistent with their profession in initiating steps through their own institutional bodies and /or professional organizations for change of any such rule detrimental to the professional interest
  2. Refrain from undertaking any other employment and commitment including private tuition and coaching classes which are likely to interfere with their professional responsibilities.
  3. Co-operate in the formulation of policies of the institution by accepting various offices and discharge responsibilities which such offices may demand.
  4. Give and expect due notice before a change of position is made.

TEACHER AND NON TEACHING STAFF

  1. Teachers should treat the non-teaching staff as colleagues and equal partners in a cooperative undertaking, within every educational institution
  2. Teachers should help in the function of joint staff councils covering both teachers and non-teaching staff.

TEACHERS AND GUARDIANS

Teachers Should :

  1. Try to see through teachers bodies and organisations, that institution maintain contact with the guardians, their students, send reports of their performance to the guardian’s whenever necessary and meet the guardians in meeting convened for the purpose for mutual exchange of ideas and for the benefit of the institution.

TEACHERS AND SOCIETY

Teachers Should:

  1. Recognize that education is public service and strive to keep the public informed of the educational programmes which are being provided
  2. Work to improve education in the community and strengthen the community moral and intellectual life
  3. Be aware of social problems and take part in such activities as would be conducive to progress of society and hence the country as a whole.
  4. Perform the duties of citizenship, participate in community activities and shoulder responsibilities of public office.
  5. Refrain from taking part in or subscribing to or assisting in any way activities, which tend to promote feeling of heard or enmity among different communities, religions or linguistic group but actively work for National Integration.

CHAPTER IV: CODE OF CONDUCT FOR SUPPORTING STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

  • Confidential report of the department should be part of personal file of that employee and should be kept confidential by staff members working with this Department.
  • Staff should take additional responsibilities if required as assigned by principle.
  • Staff should maintain service book of all teaching and non-teaching staff of the institution.

ACCOUNTANT

  • Accountant should prepare, examine and analyse accounting records, financial statement and other financial reports time to time.
  • Accountant should prepare account taxes and tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirement.
  • Accountant should establish tables of account and assign entries to proper accounts.
  • Accountant should report to the principle regarding financial status of the college at regular intervals.
  • Accountant should provide all the necessary account statement and documents for various committees of the institute.
  • Accountant should provide all necessary accounting documents and financial statement for yearly account audits.

STUDENT SECTION

Student Section Should

  • Enter the students information
  • Ensure the eligibility of the student and prepare related documents to submit them to Savitribai Phule Pune University within prescribed time limit.
  • Submit the student Prorata, eligibility and student insurance to Savitribai Phule Pune University
  • Ensure timely submission of examination forms to Savitribai Phule Pune University ensure caste certificate/caste validity from concern divisional office.
  • Provide all necessary student data to prepare various committee reports.

LAB ASSISTANT

  • Lab assistant should help the lab in-charge to carry out the lab related work.
  • Lab assistant should maintain attendance register.
  • Lab assistant should keep the setup ready before conduct of the practical.
  • Lab assistance should ensure the cleanliness of laboratories.
  • Lab assistance should maintain the department stock register.

LAB ATTENDANT

  • Lab attendant should help the lab assistant to carry out the lab related responsibilities.

CLERK

  • Clerk should maintain college level/department level all document files.

PEON

  • Peon should report college half an hour before the college time.
  • Peon should do all the work assign by the HOD and other staff members
  • Peon should not leave the office until and unless the higher authority permits.

CHAPTER V: CODE OF CONDUCT FOR THE HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

  • The work load of all the staff should be assigned by the HOD
  • The HOD should ensure that the work load of the teacher should not be less than prescribed by UGS/SPPU.
  • The HOD should be responsible for academic planning and academic audit of the department and implementation of academic policies approved by the Faculty Members interests/choice.
  • The teaching load should be allotted by the HOD after taking into account of the Faculty member’s interest/choice.
  • The HOD should arrange the meetings of the staff to appraise the progress

CHAPTER VI: CODE OF CONDUCT FOR THE PRINCIPAL

  • The Principle should supervise and monitor the administration of the academic programmes and general administration of the institute to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the overall administrative task and assignment.
  • The Principle should plan the budgetary provisions and go through the financial audited statement of the institute.
  • The Principle has authority to take all the necessary actions as and when require maintaining discipline in the institute.
  • The Principle should form various level committees which are necessary for the development of the institute.
  • The Principle should encourage Faculty Members to update their knowledge by attending seminars/workshops/conference.
  • The Principal should encourage Faculty Member to author text book and publish research papers in reputed International/Indian Journal/Magazines and Periodicals.
  • The Principle should provide leadership, direction and co-ordination within the Institute.
  • The Principal is responsible for the development of academic programmes of the institute.

CHAPTER VII: CODE OF CONDUCT FOR THE COLLEGE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE (CDC)

  • There shall be a separate Collage Development Committee for every affiliated, autonomous, empowered autonomous collage or recognized