Discipline Rules

DISCIPLINE RULES AND REGULATIONS

Parent & Student Guide

Behavior reflects the academic and social progress of a student. We expect our students to behave at all times in a manner that reflects the culture, traditions and beliefs of our society and is conductive to a positive working environment. The administration and staff of RVS Padhmavathy College of Engineering & Technology believe that it is important to encourage and reinforce positive behavioral patterns and to discourage negative behavioral patterns, and rely upon parental support and co-operation to accomplish this objective.

Students should behave according to the following guidelines at all times.

  • Be punctual for college and all classes.
  • Respect the rights of others and avoid disturbing or interrupting the class.
  • Respect and cooperate with Management, faculties, non-teaching staffs and other students
  • Complete the assigned class work.
  • Work quietly during class and follow all the instructions of the faculties.
  • Obtain the permission of the teacher before asking questions, moving, or addressing the class.
  • Have all materials required for each class.
  • Remain in class until dismissed by the teacher.
  • Keep the classroom and college premises clean and tidy at all times.
  • Avoid rough games in the playground.
  • Walk quietly and orderly in the corridors when moving around the college
  • Sit quietly in the assigned seat of the bus. Be alert to the instructions of the driver.
  • Respect college property and the property of others.

Behave in an honest and honorable manner Unacceptable Conduct

The following types of behavior are unacceptable and should be avoided at all times.

  • Displaying a negative attitude towards society and college.
  • Usage of electronic gadgets like mobile Phones, pen drives, thump drives, ipods, cameras etc… inside the college premises is highly prohibited.
  • Showing disrespect in any way towards religion, honor, or honesty.
  • Taking or damaging property belonging to the college or other people.
  • Defacing the walls or other college properties.
  • Smoking or involvement with illegal substances (drugs/alcohol).
  • Trespassing on college property during holidays.
  • Showing disrespect towards others.
  • Malpractice during tests or examinations.
  • Falsifying college reports and certificates.
  • Dealing with videos, pictures and magazines which are unacceptable in our society.
  • Fighting, bullying or violent behavior towards others.
  • Throwing, Swearing or using abusive or any unparliamentarily language.
  • Throwing or using objects in a manner that may hurt others.
  • Playing or looking around restrooms.
  • Chewing gums while on colleges premises.
  • Littering the playground or campus.
  • Any other conduct deemed in appropriate or unacceptable by the principal.

Ways to Develop and Reinforce positive behavioral patterns

Teachers should always try to encourage and reinforce positive behavior of students. Below are some guidelines that will help to develop such patterns.

  • Treat students in a fair and non-discriminatory fashion at all times.
  • Consider the age and needs of all students.
  • Develop activities that show positive behavior.
  • Praise positive behavior, efforts and work done.

Written Warnings Misdemeanor

  • Repetition of any of the previous behaviors.
  • Using bad language towards teachers or peers.
  • Damaging college property.
  • Stealing
  • Fighting in College
  • Malpractices during tests.

Suspension from the college/class for 2 days or more.
Misdemeanor

  • Smoking
  • Displaying a negative attitude towards college or society
  • Bringing fireworks to college.
  • Bringing tapes or pictures deemed inappropriate by the college.
  • Showing disrespect towards teachers.
  • Drug or alcohol abuse.

In the first instance a student will be suspended from the college. A repetition of this conduct would result in suspension from the college premises.

Suspension from the college/class until the examination. The student will be allowed to take the examination.

Record Keeping

The college will keep records of all disciplinary actions taken in the file of each student for referral at any time. Parents will be informed at all stages if a student is behaving in an unacceptable manner. Their help and cooperation will be sought in order to solve the problem and steer the student back onto the correct path.