CODE OF CONDUCT FOR FACULTIES

Being the cadres of Kerala Education Rules & Service, the teachers of this college should follow the code of conduct laid down in Kerala Service Rules & Kerala Education Rules (KSR & KER) (https://keralaservice.org/service-rules). But they are also subject to the guidelines provided by UGC for college teachers. As per UGC guidelines whoever adopts teaching as a profession assumes the obligation to conduct himself / herself in accordance with the ideals of the profession. A teacher is constantly under the scrutiny of his students and the society at large. Therefore, every teacher should see that there is no incompatibility between his precepts and practice. The national ideals of education must be his/her own ideals. The basic ethical values underlying the code are care, trust, integrity and respect; embodying those aspects relevant to the teacher, who is entrusted with social responsibility. A definitive code for this Institution encompasses the following

  1. Every teacher shall discharge his/her duties efficiently and diligently to match with the academic standards and performance norms laid down by the College Management from time to time.
  2. Every teacher shall update his/her knowledge and skills to equip himself / herself professionally for the proper discharge of duties assigned to him/her.
  3. Every teacher shall conduct himself/herself with absolute dignity and decorum in his/her dealing with the superiors, colleagues and students every time.
  4. No teacher shall absent himself/herself from duties at any time without prior permission from higher-ups.
  5. No teacher shall accept any honorary or other assignment given to him/her by any external agency without the prior permission of the college management.
  6. No teacher shall associate with any political party or take part in any other organizational actively, which is not in line with the duties and ethics of the teaching profession.
  7. No teacher shall attempt to bring any political or outside pressure on his/her superior authorities in respect of service matters.
  8. No teacher shall participate in any strike or demonstration and /or indulge in any criticism of college management policy or of the Government for any reason whatsoever.
  9. No teacher shall act in any manner that violates the norms of decency or morality in his/her conduct or behaviour inside and outside the college campus.
  10. No teacher shall incite, provoke or instigate any students or any other member of the staff into any form of action against the College Management, or that seeks to disrupt the academic activities of the college.
  11. No teacher shall by act or deed degrades, harass or insult any other person for any reason whatsoever or act in a manner unbecoming of the teaching profession.
  12. Every teacher in the service of the college shall at all the time strive for academic excellence in the discharge of his/her duties and conduct himself / herself in the manner of a perfect role model for others to emulate.
  13. The college management may, however, at its sole discretion provide an opportunity to the teaching staff for presenting his/her case through a personal hearing before taking a final decision. The decision of the college management will be final and binding and will not be subject to any appeal to any individual or forum.