Cultural: SynergyThe endeavor to promote student skills in extracurricular areas like sports, cultural events and management events, Everest Polytechnic Institute had begun the tradition of holding an Inter institute meet. It also attracts celebrities from various disciplines. This event provides all the students with a common platform to show their talents and provides an opportunity to develop their personality and leadership. It celebrates the fusion of colors, skills and talents. The SYNERGY held every year has various events like singing, Dance, Fashion Show, Skit, Street play and many such activities to cater to everyone’s taste buds.
Sports: Team Building ExerciseThe students are taken out for various outdoor excursions, where they are taught to work in teams and organize the entire allotted event. Their skills and leadership qualities are molded through such events. Various sports indoor and outdoor events also organized like CRICKET, Volley Ball, Table Tennis, Tug of War, Basket Ball, Racing, and Poster Painting etc.
Overall Policies of Discipline
1.1 Students studying in college, if found indulging in anti-national activities contrary to the provisions of Acts and Laws enforced by Government or in any activity contrary to the rules of discipline, will be liable to be expelled from the college without any notice by the Principal of the college
- Action against ragging
The Maharashtra prohibition of Ragging Act 1999 which is in effect from 15th May 1999 whose provisions are explained in brief below is applicable to all the students.
Ragging within or outside of any educational institution is strictly Prohibited.
Whosoever directly or indirectly commits, participates in, abets or propagates ragging within or outside any educational institution shall, on conviction, be punished, as per the provision of the Act.
Any student convicted of an offence of ragging shall be dismissed from the educational institution and such student shall not be admitted to any other educational institution for a period of five years from the date of order of such dismissal.
- Common Off / Absence
Remaining absent from the institute without prior permission of the authority is strictly prohibited.
The students involved in common off are liable to heavy fine, and punishment decided by the Institute from time to time.
The students involved in common off or having less attendance in class shall be expelled from the hostel. The authorities will lose sympathy towards such students.
If a student is required to remain absent for a period of 5 days or more for an essential reason, he/she is required to apply to the class teacher/head of the department and take prior permission.
Decision about the absence of the student for genuine reasons is reserved with the Head of the Department (HOD).
The students are required to move silently through the corridors without disturbing the nearby classes and practicals.
Nobody should sit on the corridor walls.
Give way to teachers, staff and visitors while moving in the corridors, on the staircases and other places in the campus.
Behave in such a manner that suits a cultured professional
All the students are required to wear the college uniform on Monday and Thursday
- Seeking Guidance
6.1 In case of hostel related problems, the student is required to contact the concerned warden, rector first. For any additional help, he/she should contact the GFM, class teacher and HOD.
6.2 For any study related matters the student is required to contact the subject teacher first.
6.3 For any other personal grievances/ problems feel free to first contact GFM and then HOD. Do not keep your worries only with you, but share it with your friends, teachers, staff and Director, Students’ Welfare (DSW).
6.4 For any specific problem the student can contact the Director, Students’ Welfare (DSW) to seek the guidance.
- General Awareness
7.1 To use Water and Electricity economically in the institute/hostel.
7.2 To Switch off the light, fan , computers, equipments while going out of the room/ lab.
7.3 To carry the identity card and produce on demand.
7.4 Not to use vehicles to move within the campus as it creates sound and air pollution. It is very simple and possible to avoid this pollution by not using the vehicles to move from one building to another.
7.5 Not to write on benches, walls or doors.
7.6 To throw the garbage only in the dustbins.
7.7 To keep our campus neat and clean for all of us to stay.
8.1 Smoking/chewing tobacco, spitting and drinking alcohol are strictly prohibited in hostel building and premises. Hence, if anybody is found indulging in these activities, case will be charged as per the IPC rules and a strict action will be taken.
9.1 If anybody is found in infringement of security guard instructions, misbehaving with the faculty or staff of the college, misbehaving in the hostel premises or college premises, on road and doing unfair means, which will damage the image of the college, is liable for the punishment.
- Disciplinary action
10.1 Constitution of the Discipline Committee (DC) :
Discipline Committee shall normally consist of
- Head of the concerned department
- Gurdian Faculty Member
- One faculty from the concerned department
10.2 The student should strictly obey the rules and regulations given above. Violation of any of the above rules by the students shall be dealt with disciplinary action to the extent of even expelling him from the college and /or hostel. The decision of Discipline Committee (DC) shall be final and binding for the student and his parents.
10.3 In case of severe and serious matters, if required, a separate Discipline Committee may be formed by the DSW and the Director , depending on the nature of the matter.
PREVENTION & PROHIBITION OF RAGGING IN INSTITUTE & ITS PREMISES
GUJARAT PROHIBITION OF RAGGING ACT-1999
Ragging within or outside of institute is prohibited as per the Act.
Whoever directly or indirectly commits, participates in, abets or propagates ragging within or outside any education institution shall, on conviction, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years and shall also be liable to a fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees.
Actions to be taken against students for indulging and abetting in Ragging in institution:-
Depending upon the nature and gravity of the offence as established by the Anti-Ragging Committee of the institution, the possible punishments for those found guilty of ragging at the institution level shall be any one or any combination of the following.
(i) Cancellation of admission
(ii) Suspension from attending classes
(iii) Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits
(iv) Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process
(v) Withholding results
(vi) Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival
(vii) Suspension/expulsion from the hostel
(viii) Rustication from the institution for period ranging from 1 to 4 semesters
(ix) Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.
(xi) Collective punishment: when the persons committing or abetting the crime of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment as a deterrent to ensure community pressure on the potential raggers.
Forms of Ragging-
To address seniors as “Sir/Madam”
To perform mass drills
To copy notes for seniors
To serve various errands
Enforcing dress codes.
Robbing juniors of money and valuables, depriving them of regular food at hostels.
To do menial (tedious) jobs for the seniors
To ask/answer vulgar questions
To look at pornographic pictures to “shock the fresher’s out of their innocence”
To strip / kiss etc
To force to drink alcohol, scalding (very hot) tea etc.
To force to do acts with sexual overtones, including homosexual acts
To force to do acts this can lead to physical injury/mental torture or DEATH
Beating the juniors black and blue anytime any senior wishes mercilessly