- A candidate is permitted to use geometric tools, non-programmable calculators and approved tables and data books only during the theory and the practical examinations. No other material/electronic gadget, the mobile phone should be brought inside the examination hall.
- A candidate should neither possess/refer any forbidden material in any form nor should seek/obtain assistance in any form from any person/source during the examinations. He/she should not assist other candidates in any form during the examinations.
- The candidate should not reveal his/her identity in any form in the answer scripts. The candidate should not indulge in canvassing either directly or indirectly to award more than deserving marks in the examinations.
- The candidate should maintain discipline and decorum during the examinations.
- The candidate should be inside the allotted examination hall at least 10 minutes before the commencement of the examination.
- The candidate is expected to be present in the Examination hall as per the seating arrangement chart.
- Candidate indulging in any kind of malpractice will be dealt with as per the Norms enforce from time to time.
- Once mobile phone (or) any electronic gadget confiscated on the ground of suspected malpractice, it will not be returned on any account.
- Violation of the above rules in any form during the examinations will attract punishment ranging from levying fine to permanently debarring the candidate from continuing his/her studies as given below:
|S.No||Nature of Malpractice||Punishment|
|1.||Appeal by the candidate in the answer script to show mercy by way of awarding more than deserving marks.||Fine of Rs.1000/- per course.|
|2.||The candidate writing his/her name in the answer script.|
|3.||The candidate writing his/her registration number in places other than specified in the answer script.|
|4.||Any Special marking in the answer script by the candidate.|
|5.||The candidate communicating with neighboring candidates orally or non-verbally; the candidate causing suspicious movement of his/her body.|
|6.||Irrelevant writing by the candidate in the answer script.|
|7.||The candidate either possessing the question paper of another candidate or passing his question paper to another candidate with the question paper containing no additional writing on it.|
|8.||The candidate facilitating the other candidate(s) to copy from his/her answer script.||Invalidating the examination of the particular course written by the candidate.|
|9.||The candidate possessing any incriminating material(s) (whether used or not). For example:- Written or printed materials, bits of papers containing written information, writings on the scale, calculator, handkerchief, dress, part of the body, Hall Ticket, and on a mobile phone, etc.,|
Hiding the evidence like throwing out the bits of the papers and any other material(s) (or) destroying the evidence by swallowing the bits of papers.
|Invalidating the examinations of the course concerned and all the theory and the practical courses of the current semester registered by the candidate.|
Further, the candidate is not considered for revaluation of answer scripts of the arrears-courses.If the candidate has registered for arrear-courses only, invalidating the examinations of all the arrears-courses registered by the candidate.
|10.||The candidate possessing Mobile phone(s)/ programmable calculator(s)/any other electronic storage device(s) (whether used or not).|
|11.||The candidate possessing the question paper of another candidate with additional writing on it.|
|12.||The candidate passing his/her question paper to another candidate with additional writing on it.|
|13.||The candidate passing incriminating materials brought into the examination hall in any medium (hard/soft) to other candidate(s).|
|14.||The candidate copying from the neighboring candidate.|
|15.||Vulgar/offensive writings by the candidate in the answer script.||Invalidating the examinations of all the theory and practical courses of the current semester and all the arrears-courses registered by the candidate.|
|16.||The candidate possessing the answer script of another candidate.|
|17.||The candidate passing his/her answer script to another candidate.|
|18.||Appeal by the candidate in the answer script coupled with a promise of any form of consideration.|
|19.||The candidate misbehaving in the examination hall.||Invalidating the examinations of all the theory and practical courses of the current semester and all the arrears-courses registered by the candidate;|
|20.||Involved in any one or more of the malpractices of serial no.9 to 18 for the second or subsequent times.|
|21.||Cases of impersonation|
|22.||Abetting of malpractice||Any instance of abetting such practices at any stage or of CONDONATION of the malpractice by any faculty member/non-teaching staff will result in severe action against the individual, including an action for blacklisting/ termination of services.|
|Any other type of malpractices reported, the inquiry committee may recommend an appropriate punishment.|
Withdrawal from the Examination
- A candidate may, for valid reasons, be granted permission to withdraw from appearing for the examination in any course or courses of only one-semester examination during the entire duration of the degree program. Also, only ONE application for withdrawal is permitted for that semester examination in which withdrawal is sought.
- Withdrawal application shall be valid only if the candidate is otherwise eligible to write the examination and if it is made prior to the commencement of the examination in that course or courses in normal circumstances and also recommended by the Head of the Department. In case of accidents or unforeseen circumstances, the withdrawal will be considered even after the conduct of examination; however, the application is made within a week’s time subject to the approval of the Head of the Department and the Principal.
- Withdrawal shall not be construed as an opportunity for appearance in the examination for the eligibility of a candidate for First Class with Distinction.