Code of Conduct

Rajat Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Ambedkar Nagar

College adopted Code of Professional Ethics form UGC Notification Dated
July 18, 2018 in its Governing Body Meeting

CODE OF PROFESSIONAL ETEHICS

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.

Teachers should:

  1. Adhere to a responsible pattern of conduct and demeanour expected of them by the community;
  2. Manage their private affairs in a manner consistent with the dignity of the profession;
  3. Seek to make professional growth continuous through study and research;
  4. Express  free  and  frank  opinion  by participation  at  professional  meetings, seminars, conferences etc. towards the contribution of knowledge;
  5. Maintain  active  membership  of  professional  organizations  and  strive  to improve education and profession through them;
  6. Perform their duties in the form of teaching, tutorial, practical, seminar and research work conscientiously and with dedication;
  7. 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 conduct of university and college examinations, including supervision, invigilation and evaluation: and
  8. Participate in extension, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities including community service.

Teachers and the Students

Teachers should:

  1. Respect the right and dignity of the students in expressing his/her opinion;
  2. Deal justly and impartially with students regardless of their religion, caste , political, economic, social and physical characteristics;
  3. Recognize the difference in aptitude and capabilities among students and strive to meet their individual needs;
  4. Encourage students to improve their attainments, develop their personalities and at the same time contribute to community welfare;
  5. Inculcate among students scientific outlook and respect for physical labour and ideals of democracy, patriotism and reason;
  6. Be affectionate to the students and not behave in a vindictive manner towards any of them for any reason;
  7. Pay attention to only the attainment of the students in the assessment of merit.
  8. Make themselves available to the students even beyond their class hours and help and guide students without any remuneration or reward;
  9. Aid  students  to  develop  an  understanding  of  our  national  heritage  and national goals; and
  10. Refrain   from   inciting   students   against   other   students,   colleagues   or administration.

Teachers and Colleagues

Teachers should:

  1. Treat other members of the profession in the same manner as they themselves wish to be treated;
  2. Speak respectfully of other teachers and render assistance for professional betterment;
  3. Refrain from lodging unsubstantiated allegations against colleagues to higher authorities and
  4. Refrain from allowing considerations of caste, creed, religion, race or sex in their professional endeavour.

Teachers and Authorities:

Teachers should:

  1. 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 organization  for  change  of  any such  rule  detrimental  to  the  professional interest:
  2. Refrain from undertaking any other employment and commitment including private tuitions and coaching classes which are likely to interfere with their professional responsibilities;
  3. Co-operate  in  the  formulation  of  policies  of  the  institution  by accepting various  offices  and  discharge  responsibilities  which  such  offices  may demand;
  4. Co-operate through their organizations in the formulation of policies of the other institutions and accept offices;
  5. Co-operate with the authorities for the betterment of the institutions keeping in view the interest and in conformity with dignity of the profession;
  6. Should adhere to the conditions of contract:
  7. Give and expect due notice before a change of position is made: and
  8. 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.

Teachers and Non-Teaching Staff:

Teachers should:

  1. Teachers should treat the non-teaching staff as colleagues and equal partners in a cooperative undertaking within every educational institution; and
  2. Teachers should help in the function of joint staff-councils covering both teachers and the non-teaching staff.

Teachers and Guardians

Teachers should:

Try to see through teachers bodies and organizations that institutions maintains 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 institution.

Teachers and Society

Teachers should:

  1. Recognize that educational is a public service and strive to keep the public informed of the educational programmes which are being provided.
  2. Work   to   improve   education   in   the   community   and   strengthen   the community’s moral and intellectual life:
  3. 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.
  4. Perform  the  duties  of  citizenship  participate  in  community activities  and shoulder responsibilities of public offices;
  5. 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.