Students are the ambassadors and torch-bearers of LICET to ‘let their Light shine’ in the world. The following rules and regulations, although meant to be deterrent to wrongdoing, would serve better if taken as sign posts and traffic signals for the smooth running of the college.
The following are strictly forbidden. Any violation of these rules will result in dismissal/suspension from the college:
a. Ragging of any kind and any magnitude inside or outside the college campus.
NOTICE ON RAGGING
As per the directions of the Supreme Court by SLP No. 24295 of 2006 dated 16-05-2007 and the Notification F.No.37-3/Legal/AICTE/2009 issued by the AICTE – New Delhi, students are asked to note the following.
“Ragging is a heinous crime and is punishable under various sections of Law.”
The following are some of the acts considered as Ragging and are punishable.
- any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student.
- indulging in rowdy or undisciplined 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 such student will not in the ordinary course do and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student
- 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 a group of students.
- any act of physical abuse including all variants of it any act that affects 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.
The Institution can make any one or combination of the following punishments against the students who indulge in ragging:
- Cancellation of admission
- Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process
- Withholding / withdrawing scholarship / fellowship and other benefits
- Suspension/expulsion from the hostel
- Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.
- Collective punishment: when the persons committing or abetting the crime of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment as a deterrent to ensure community pressure on the potential raggers.
- If anyone is found guilty of ragging, he/she is entitled to a Rigorous Imprisonment of Two Years and Penalty by the Indian Penal Code. If the crime is of sexually oriented then the punishment may go up-to 10 years Rigorous Imprisonment and penalty.
b. Possession/use of camera cellular phones within the campus.
c. Possession/use of camera cellular phones within the campus.
d. Use of cellular phones inside the buildings/corridors. (Violation of it will result in confiscation and no-return of the mobile phones). As students enter the campus the mobiles must be in switched-off mode and kept in their purses/ pockets/bags and not taken out for any reason until they leave the premises. Any communications through mobile (oral or SMS) should be done outside the college entrance gate.
e. Any kind of wild noisy and disturbing behaviour/celebrations in the campus.
f. Chewing gums, smoking, and use of tobacco in any form in any part of the campus.
g. Possession/use of drugs, alcohol or peddling drugs in the campus or anywhere else.
h. Causing damage to the college/public property by scribbling on walls, graffiti writing, scratching walls/toilets, breaking furniture, lab equipments, damaging fittings and pipes etc.
i. Taking tuition from the teachers of our college without prior written permission from the Principal .
j. Tampering with the contents or misuse of the college / library identity cards, train/bus passes, tickets and tokens
k. Any kind of misconduct/misbehaviour inside/outside the campus (in public places, buses, trains, etc.) or detection of foot-board travel, blocking the traffic, unruly behaviour in buses/trains or any kind of annoyance to the public will also result in the immediate withdrawal/permanent cancellation of all student travel concessions and the scholarships.
l. Racing the vehicles or driving without wearing helmet or use of vehicles with defective silencers or parking the vehicles of any description outside the parking area in the campus.
m. Malpractices such as cheating, bribing, gambling, copying in tests/ exams, giving false declarations, spreading rumours/ unfounded accusations / writing / printing / distributing / displaying unauthorized notices of any kind, etc. in the campus or anywhere else.
n. Inviting/meeting strangers or unauthorized person(s) inside the campus without the written permission from the Principal.
o. Standing in parking places and chatting during class hours.
p. Forming or taking part in associations without prior approval from the Principal and taking part in any antisocial and subversive activities inside/outside the campus.
Girls: Decent Salwar Kameeze or Chudidhars with duppattas neatly draped and pinned at both shoulders.
Boys: Formal full trousers with tucked-in shirts and shoes (Formal).
FEE REGULATIONS – COLLEGE FEE
Students are expected to pay the college fee annually in the beginning of every academic year as per the announcement on or before the last date, failing which a late fee decided by the Principal will be collected for a specified period. Further defaulters will be removed from the rolls. All payments due to the college will be received only by cash or DD and can be paid in the Loyola College IOB extension in favour of LICET, A/C No: 171201000002010. Office copy of the challan should be produced in the accounts section of the college office for updating the college record. Students are also advised to retain all their fee payment receipts securely until the end of their studies and produce them at any time if required for verification.
ANNA UNIVERSITY FEE
Apart from the college fee as described above, every student is expected to pay the various fees prescribed by the Anna University (Chennai) like recognition fee, examinations fee, etc. as prescribed and notified by the University.
The college class timing is 8.00 am to 4.00 pm. All the students are expected to attend classes punctually and regularly. All should aim at 100% attendance. However if there are some important and genuine reasons such as family celebrations, ill health, etc. students can avail leave after getting prior permission from the Head of the Department. Attendance will be taken every hour. In case of any valid reason and with the permission of the Dean, the attendance for the particular student coming late after the commencement of the class, can be marked present. LICET expects 100% attendance from the students. A minimum of 75% attendance is the requirement to write university examinations.
Students should be present in the classroom at the stroke of the bell. The first hour will start with a short prayer for the whole college during which all stand in silence wherever they are and seek the blessings of the Lord. Latecomers should report to the respective HoDs and get his/her signature in a late slip and show it to the teachers for admission into the classroom.
a. Students should apply for leave only in the prescribed leave application form available in the college office, signed by parents / guardian / Hostel Director and get the endorsement of the HOD.
b. If leave is asked for reasons of illness for more than two days, the leave application along with a medical certificate should be submitted by the parent / local guardian on or before the 3rd day of illness.
c. A fitness certificate from the doctor who treated the student should be submitted on the day of rejoining the college. Leave letter submitted after the time limit will not be accepted.
d. The name of the student will be removed from the rolls if he/ she is absent continuously for more than 10 days without proper leave.
e. Submission of leave application with / without medical certificates does not entitle a student to earn attendance for the days of his/ her absence.
A report card about a student’s progress in curricular and extra- curricular activities, attendance and conduct will be sent by the Principal to the parents or guardians at the end of the assessment tests. The parents / guardians have to sign the reports and return them to the college within 10 days of receipt. This is an important record meant for all the four years of study.
Each student is expected to possess an identity card with his / her recent photograph affixed on it, duly attested by the Principal. They are advised to keep the card with them always. All students should produce their identity cards at the security post, if and when required. Loss of identity card should be reported immediately and duplicate will be issued on paying a fee of Rs. 200/-. All students should surrender their ID cards at the end of the degree program.
The college library, heart of the academic institution, caters to the needs of both Staff and students community. Library is well stocked with text and reference books recommended by Anna University. Each department has a library of its own with a collection of valuable books and all are welcome to make the best use of this facility. The library has prime sources like journals, magazines, encyclopaedia, dictionaries, CD-ROM databases and e-journals to enhance the student’s individual technical knowledge.
– The library will be open on all working days from 7.30 am to 7.00 pm.
– Absolute silence should be maintained in and around the library.
– Students should register their entry in the gate entry register whenever they access the library.
– Check the condition of books before leaving the counter.
– Each student will be provided with two borrower’s tickets, upon which he /she can borrow the library books.
– Students should wrap the books borrowed by them to avoid mutilation and damage.
– Books will be issued to students under loan for a period of two weeks.
– Books may be renewed further if not reserved.
– Books must be returned on or before the due date prescribed.
– Loss of any books and borrower’s tickets should be immediately reported to the librarian in the prescribed form available in the library.
– When the book is lost or damaged, the student must replace it with a new copy of the same edition and pay the book cost along with handling cost etc, as applicable.
– Reference books and journals will not be issued under loan.
– Rs. 100/- will be charged towards the loss of a borrower’s ticket
– Carry their observation note book and record note book, duly completed and enter the laboratory only after approval of the staff in charge. They must leave their other belongings in their respective class room.
– Maintain utmost discipline inside the laboratory by avoiding unnecessary talking or indulging in activities which would disturb other students.
– Keep the lab and their work place neat and clean.
– Report all breakages and damages immediately to the staff in charge.
– Do not enter the stock room for any reason.
– Leave the Lab only after all equipments have been handed over and their work spots inspected by the staff in charge.
– Do not leave the lab without permission from the staff-in-charge under any circumstance.
Each student on admission to LICET will be assigned a teaching faculty called ‘Mentor’ to monitor/accompany in his/her academic journey until the completion of the degree. The student is expected to meet the mentor periodically for consultation and counselling.
In the world of internet and cyber space, LICET students should be aware that these are instruments which could be effectively used or misused/abused. Students are advised that making use of cyber space, such as Face Book, to defame the good name of the institution or to indulge in character assassination of the staff members as well as fellow students, spreading rumours, harassment, or stalking would be severely dealt with. Any offence would be taken up for enquiry by the disciplinary committee. Students may not be able to avail ‘minor’ status (for under 18 years of age) for violating any rules and regulations of LICET.
APPEAL TO PARENTS
Parents and local guardians are requested to cooperate with college authorities in the formation of good character, in maintaining regularity in attendance and progress in studies of their children/wards. When warning letters are sent to them, they should respond immediately by contacting the respective HOD/teacher to resolve issues concerning their children/wards and find ways and means of improving the situation. Parents are informed that industrial visits and in-plant training are compulsory for all students and they should extend all the support to make their wards to make use of it. They should also advise their wards to spend their free time either in the library or in discussion with the teaching faculty to enhance their knowledge and wisdom.