- Admission list shall be put up on the Notice Board. Full fees of the first term must be paid. Admission is confirmed only on the payment of all fees for the first term.
- All admissions are valid only for a year and are therefore to be renewed for each subsequent year of study.
- The Principal reserves the right to refuse admission to a student whose past academic record and conduct are considered unsatisfactory.
- Students coming from other colleges should contact the college office with the admission form duly completed, together with a no objection certificate and a character certificate from the last college attended by them.
- Last day of admission to Semester I to Semester V classes is within one month of the day of re-opening.
- Students will have to give a declaration if they have registered themselves at any other college and have taken admission in this college at the same time.
- While applying for admission to the Semester I class students should submit the following:
- HSSCE/ Equivalent Statement of marks cum Passing Certificate (Original + one true copy)
- HSSCE/Equivalent leaving certificate – (Original copy)
- Four coloured photos: Size: 3.5cm x 2.5 cm
- Students admitted on the basis of Provisional Statement of Eligibility, have to submit a migration certificate in addition to the above.
- A late fee is levied on fees not paid by the appointed day.
- If an admitted student does not have minimum percent of attendance by 15th of July, admission will be withdrawn.
- Carmel College always expects its students to conduct themselves with dignity, decency and decorum; they are expected to keep up to a very high moral and social behaviour even outside the college campus so as to keep up the name of the college.
- All the students are responsible to the college for their conduct on the College premises. Students of this college shall abide by the rules that may be made by the Principal or by the persons authorized by her from time to time. Disobedience, misconduct, misbehavior, sexual harassment or failure to comply with any of the rules will entail punishment including expulsion from the college.
- Every student must wear the College Identity Card during college hours, college and University examination. Failure to do so will entail a fine of Rs.50/- per violation. The Identity Card shall be returned to the College Office without fail for cancellation when the students leave the college.
- No student should invite any outsider to attend classes, functions or for any other purpose without the prior permission of the Principal.
- Students applying for certificates, testimonials, letters of reference or any other document requiring the Principal’s signature should apply for the same in writing and claim them from the office after three days. No papers should be brought by the students directly to the Principal or Vice-Principal for signature.
- Students should take particular care to be punctual at all lectures & practicals. Absence from a single lecture must be justified in writing and if prolonged illness is the cause, a medical certificate must be submitted on the day of resuming class. On duty record for absence due to participation in activities to be submitted on the following day of the activity.
- A minimum of 75% attendance in lectures and practicals is required for students to answer their Semester End Examination. The attendance shall be taken for each lecture/practical separately. In case of science students, attendance for both theory and practicals shall be separately tabulated. Students will have to satisfy 75% criteria separately for theory and practicals. As per OA.17.3, students having less than 75% attendance will be debarred from answering the Semester End Examination. (to be read together with O.A. 17.3 on pg. 7 & 8)
- Any student having grievance about her attendance should notify the college Principal in writing within three days from the date of declaration of attendance on the College Notice Board.
- Students should read the notices displayed on the College notice board from time to time. However, some urgent notices may be read out in the class-rooms.
- Ragging is a cognizable offence and is banned in the institution. Anyone found indulging in ‘ragging’ is likely to be punished appropriately, which may include expulsion from the college by the Principal (as per directives received from Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Goa No. 9/2/2001/HE/415 dated 07/03/2005). Rules at page No. 9-11 )
- Students will form no association and will arrange no meetings in the College, without prior permission of the Principal.
- Students should not loiter in the college corridor or cause disturbance on the College premises while the classes are in progress or at any other time.
- Smoking on the college premises is strictly prohibited.
- Students are expected to take proper care of the college property and to help in keeping the premises neat and tidy; damage done to the college property is a breach of discipline and will be dealt with severely.
- Students will refrain from selling tickets or coupons of outside organizations in the college without the prior permission of the Principal.
- Letters received by day scholars, will not be delivered to them. Students are requested not to give the college address for their personal mail.
- Students are not allowed to use cell phones in the classrooms. Violation of this rule, would result in confiscation.
The decision of the Principal in all matters shall be final and binding on all students.
As per G.U. Regulations ( OA17.3 )
- A student having less than 75% cumulative attendance in a semester/Term/Year and /or less than 50% attendance in individual paper/course, shall not be eligible to appear for that Semester/Term/Annual Examination. Such student shall have to seek re-admission to the course/programme during the subsequent Academic Year/Term/Semester by paying requisite fees. However, such student shall not be treated as fresh applicant for the admission if the re-admission is in the same institution. Re-admission to professional colleges for the First Year of the Course shall be as per the admission rules of these courses. These students shall not answer CET.
- For a student registered for subject/subjects having practical component, attendance for both theory and practical component shall be treated separately for the requisite attendance mentioned above.
- Attendance of a student in an institution for a course shall be transferred to another institution if the student continues the same course in the new institution.
- A student representing the Institution/University/State/Country in extra curricular activities such as NCC/NSS/Sports/Cultural events on obtaining prior approval of the Principal/Dean /Head of Department shall be treated as “On duty” at the lectures/practicals missed by him/her and shall be marked as ‘D” in the Attendance Register. Absence due to such activities shall be supported by documentary evidence issued by the appropriate authority such as commanding Officer of NCC, Director of Youth Affairs, Director/Asstt. Director of Sports in Government/University or and authorized official of these and other similar bodies. However, in such cases, for the purpose of compilation of cumulative as well as paper/course-wise attendance, the number of prescribed lectures/practicals for the paper/course shall be calculated after adding the lectures/practicals under ‘D’ and considered as such e.g of lectures / practicals attended + D x 100 No. of lectures/practicals engaged
- Absence on medical grounds for more than four continuous working days is required to be supported with a Medical Certificate which should be submitted within seven days after rejoining the class. Absence on medical grounds shall be offset against the 25% concession in the attendance already granted. However, if such absence exceeds 25% and is found genuine, the student may request for the condonation of the same. The Principal/Head of the Department shall examine such absence on a case-to case basis.
- Any case not covered under the above clauses but recommended by the Principal/Dean/Head of the Department for condonation shall be referred to a Committee consisting of (1) Vice-Chancellor (Chairman), (ii) Registrar and (iii) Principal of the Institution/Dean of the College/Head of the Department concerned, as members.
- For Courses which are governed by the regulations of Central governing bodies such as MCI, DCI, AICTE, CCIM, the norms prescribed by the respective bodies shall be followed with regard to the minimum attendance requirements.
- Any student, who has any grievance about the attendance record, may bring the same to the notice of the Head of the PG Department/Dean of Principal of the College, in writing, within three days from the date of its display on the Notice Board. The Head of the PG Department/Dean or Principal of the College on receipt of such a complaint, shall verify the accuracy of attendance records and allow the aggrieved student to inspect the records, if necessary, and shall dispose of the complaint preferably within a period of seven days.
OC-45.4.2. (e) A student who does not appear for a minimum of two ISAs of a paper shall not be eligible to answer SEE of that paper.
Standard of passing: OC-45.4.5.
- A theory paper carrying 100 marks shall have ISA component of 20 marks and a SEE component of 80 marks. For a 75 mark theory paper, the ISA component shall be 15 marks and the SEE component shall be 60 marks. A theory paper carrying 50 marks shall have ISA component of 10 marks and SEE component of 40 marks.
- A student shall be required to score a minimum of 40% of maximum marks in ISA and SEE components taken together to pass in a paper in Semesters I to VI.
- In practical paper/component a student shall be required to score a minimum of 40% marks to pass in all the Semesters.
- Marks secured by the student in ISA shall be carried forward even if he/she fails in the paper.
OC-XX.4.14. A candidate registered for three year B.A/B.Com/B.Sc. degree course shall be required to successfully complete all papers and obtain 40% marks in all papers. 100 marks shall also be allotted for the Project and added to the aggregate. The award of class shall be determined accordingly. There would be no conversion of marks into grades.
Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:
- 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 student 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 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 service of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.
- Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students;
- Any act of Physical abuse including all the variants of it; sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person.
- Any act or abuse by spoken words, e-mails, post, public insults etc. which would also include deriving perverted pleasure, vicarious or sadistic thrill from actively or passively participating in the discomfiture to fresher or any other student;
- 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.
ACTION TO BE TAKEN BY THE HEAD OF THE INSTITUTION
On receipt of the recommendation of the Anti Ragging Squad or on receipt of any information concerning any reported incident of ragging, the Head of institution shall immediately determine if a case under the Penal law is made out and if so; either on his/her own or through a member of the Anti-Ragging authorized by him or her in this behalf, proceed to file a First Information Report (FIR) within 24 hrs of receipt of such information or recommendation, with the police and local authorities, under the appropriate Penal Provisions relating to one or more below mentioned act.
- Abetment to Ragging.
- Criminal Conspiracy to Ragging.
- Unlawful assembly and rioting while Ragging
- Public Nuisance created during Ragging.
- Violation of decency and morals through Ragging
- Injury to body, causing hurt or grievous hurt
- Wrongful restraint
- Wrongful confinement
- Use of Criminal force
- Assault as well as sexual offences or unnatural offence
- Criminal trespass
- Offences against property
- Criminal intimidation
- Threat to commit any of the above mentioned offences
- Physical or Psychological humiliation.
- Any other offences following from the designation of “Ragging”.
Provided that Head of the institution shall forthwith report the occurrence of the incident of ragging to the District level ARC and the office of the affiliating University, if the institution is an affiliated Institution.
Institution shall also continue with its enquiry initiated under clause(9) of these regulations and other measures without waiting for action on the part of police/local authorities and such remedial action shall be initiated and completed immediately and in no case later than a period of 7 days of the reported occurrence of the incident of Ragging.
ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION IN THE EVENT OF RAGGING
Sub Clause : 1. The institution shall punish a student found guilty of Ragging after following the procedure and in the manner prescribed hereinunder:
- The Anti-Ragging Committee of the institution shall take an appropriate decision, in regard to the punishment or otherwise, depending on the facts of each incident of ragging and nature and gravity of the incident of ragging established in the recommendations of the Anti-Ragging Squad.
- The Anti-Ragging Committee may, depending on the nature and gravity of the guilt established by the Anti-Ragging Squad, or award to those found guilty one or more of the following punishment namely:
- Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges
- Withholding /withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits.
- Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process.
- Withholding results.
- Debarring from representing the institution in any regional national or international meet, tournament, youth festival etc.
- Suspension/expulsion from the hostel
- Cancellation of admission.
- Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specific period.
Provided that where the persons committing or abetting the act of ragging are not identified , the institution shall resort to collective punishment.
3. An appeal against the order of punishment by the Anti-Ragging committee shall lie.
- In case of an order of an institution affiliated to or constituent part, of a university to the vice-chancellor of the University.
- In case of an order of a University to its Chancellor
- In case of an institution of national importance created by an Act of Parliament to the Chairman or chancellor of the institution as the case may be.
The Council which consists of elected representatives of various classes, functions actively.
It plans and organizes the various co-curricular and extra curricular activities of the college under the guidance of the Principal and the lecturers.
The extra-curricular activities conducted are Debate, Elocution and Orator Contests, quiz Competitions, fun Week, Excursions, Camps etc.