Professional code of prescribed / suggested by statutory bodies / regulatory authorities for different professions
Government Degree College follows UGC guidelines with regard to professional code of prescribed / suggested by statutory bodies / regulatory authorities for different professions
TEACHERS AND THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES: Whoever adopts teaching as a profession assumes the obligation to conduct himself /herself in accordance with the ideal 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 which have already been set forth and which he/she should seek to inculcate among students must be his/her own ideals. The profession further requires that the teachers should be calm, patient and communicative by temperament and amiable in disposition. a) Teachers should:
i) Adhere to a responsible pattern of conduct and demeanour expected of them by the community; ii) Manage their private affairs in a manner consistent with the dignity of the profession
iii) Seek to make professional growth continuous through study and research;
iv) Express free and frank opinion by participation at professional meetings, seminars, conferences etc. towards the contribution of knowledge;
v) Maintain active membership of professional organizations and strive to improve education and profession through them;
vi) Perform their duties in the form of teaching, tutorial, practical, seminar and research work conscientiously and with dedication;
vii) Co-operate and assist in carrying out functions relating to the educational responsibilities of the college and the university such as: assisting in appraising applications for admission, advising and counselling students as well as assisting the conduct of university and college examinations, including supervision, invigilation and evaluation; and
viii)Participate in extension, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities including community service.
Teachers and the students
b) Teachers should:
i) Respect the right and dignity of the student in expressing his/her opinion;
ii) Deal justly and impartially with students regardless of their religion, caste, political, economic, social and physical characteristics;
iii) Recognize the difference in aptitude and capabilities among students and strive to meet their individual needs;
iv) iv) Encourage students to improve their attainments, develop their personalities and at the same time contribute to community welfare;
v) v) Inculcate among students scientific outlook and respect for physical labour and ideals of democracy, patriotism and peace;
vi) vi) Be affectionate to the students and not behave in a vindictive manner towards any of them for any reason;
vii) vii) Pay attention to only the attainment of the student in the assessment of merit;
viii) viii)Make themselves available to the students even beyond their class hours and help and guide students without any remuneration or reward;
ix) ix) Aid students to develop an understanding of our national heritage and national goals; and
x) x) Refrain from inciting students against other students, colleagues or administration. Teachers and colleagues c) Teachers should:
xi) i) Treat other members of the profession in the same manner as they themselves wish to be treated;
ii) Speak respectfully of other teachers and render assistance for professional betterment; iii) Refrain from lodging unsubstantiated allegations against colleagues to higher authorities; and
iv) Refrain from allowing considerations of caste, creed, religion, race or sex in their professional endeavour. Teachers and authorities: d) Teachers should:
Discharge their professional responsibilities according to the existing rules and adhere to procedures and methods consistent with their profession in initiating steps through their own institutional bodies and/or professional organizations for change of any such rule detrimental to the professional interest;
i) Refrain from undertaking any other employment and commitment including private tuitions and coaching classes which are likely to interfere with their professional responsibilities;
ii) Co-operate in the formulation of policies of the University by accepting various offices and discharge responsibilities which such offices may demand;
iii) Co-operate through their organizations in the formulation of policies of the other institutions and accept offices;
iv) Co-operate with the authorities for the betterment of the University keeping in view the interest and in conformity with dignity of the profession;
v) Should adhere to the conditions of contract; vii) Give and expect due notice before a change of position is made; and
vi)Refrain from availing themselves of leave except on unavoidable grounds and as far as practicable with prior intimation, keeping in view their particular responsibility for completion of academic schedule.
vii) No whole-time salaried teacher of the University shall without the permission of the Executive Council engage directly or indirectly in any trade or business whatsoever or any private tuition or other work to which any emolument or honorarium is attached. However, teachers may engage in consultancy work as per UGC guidelines and with prior approval of the University.
vii) Every teacher shall undertake to take part in such activities of the University and perform such duties in the University as may be required by and in accordance with the Act, the Statutes and Ordinances framed there-under, for the time being in force, whether the same relate to organisation of teaching, research, extension, examination of students, their discipline, welfare, and generally to act under the direction of the authorities of the University.
Teachers and non-teaching staff:
i) Teachers should treat the non-teaching staff as colleagues and equal partners in a cooperative undertaking, within University;
Conditions of Service of Appointed Teachers of the University and the Selection Committee Procedures for their Appointment
ii) Teachers should help in the function of joint staff-councils covering both teachers and the non-teaching staff.
Teachers and guardians
e) Teachers should:
i) Try to see through teachers’ bodies and organizations, that University maintain contact with the guardians, their students, send reports of their performance to the guardians whenever necessary and meet the guardians in meetings convened for the purpose for mutual exchange of ideas and for the benefit of the University. Teachers and society
f) Teachers should:
i) Recognize that education is a public service and strive to keep the public informed of the educational programmes which are being provided;
ii) Work to improve education in the community and strengthen the community’s moral and intellectual life ;
iii) Be aware of social problems and take part in such activities as would be conducive to the progress of society and hence the country as a whole;
iv) Perform the duties of citizenship, participate in community activities and shoulder responsibilities of public offices;
v) Refrain from taking part in or subscribing to or assisting in any way activities which tend to promote feeling of hatred or enmity among different communities, religions or linguistic groups but actively work for National Integration.
Vi)Teaching Days, Work Load and Leave Rules The rules and conditions governing number of teaching days, work load and leave rules shall be as prescribed by the University Grants Commission from time to time.