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UNFAIR MEANS CASES REGULATIONS
- UNFAIR MEANS CASES COMMITTEE
1.1. There shall be an Unfair Means Cases Committee notified by the Office of the Registrar after
approval of the Vice Chancellor comprising the following:
1.2. An invigilator or any other person shall report to the Chairperson of the concerned department about UMC.
1.3. The Chairperson of the concerned department shall refer through Dean, at the earliest, all the unfair means cases to the Unfair Means Cases Committee who shall decide the cases at their earliest after the receipt of the cases.
1.4. Decision of the committee shall be reported to the Registrar who will issue notification after the approval of the Vice Chancellor.
- INDISCIPLINE IN EXAMINATIONS:
2.1. If it is found that a candidate has access to, or is in possession of papers, books, notes, mobiles, smart watches, blue-tooth devices or any other electronic devices/gadgets which might possibly be of assistance to him:
a) But that his access to, or possession of such papers, books, notes, mobiles, smart watches, blue-tooth devices or any other electronic devices/gadgets was inadvertent, and was not malafide, his/her answer scripts will be taken away and he/she will not be allowed to do any further work.
b) In other cases of possession, the answer script shall be cancelled and cases will be reported to the UMC Committee.
2.2. Any candidate detected in giving or receiving assistance, or found guilty of copying from any paper, book or note, or allowing any other candidate to copy his answer script, or using or attempting to use these or any other unfair means, shall be disqualified from passing any examination in that semester.
2.3. a) Any candidate found guilty of deliberate previous arrangement to cheat in the examination such as smuggling of answer script, impersonation or misconduct of a serious nature and the person who impersonates such candidate, if he/she is on the rolls of the campus/division, shall be disqualified for a period of not less than three years or declared as not fit and proper person to be admitted to any future examination of the University, according to the seriousness of the offence and the other circumstances of the case.
b) If the impersonator is not on the rolls of university, the Controller of Examinations shall report the matter to the police and shall send intimation of the same to the Registrar office.
2.4. Any person using abusive or obscene language in the answer script shall be disqualified for a period not exceeding two years.
2.5. Any candidate who refuses to obey the invigilator of an examination in the examination hall, or changes his seat with another candidate, or changes his roll number card, creates disturbance of any kind during the examination, stages a walk-out, resorts to a pen-down strike, or instigates others to do so, or otherwise misbehaves in or around any examination hall, shall be liable to expulsion from the examination hall by the invigilator or any other person authorized by the Controller of Examinations. In addition, such a person shall be liable to any or all of the following punishments as determined by the committee constituted by the Vice Chancellor:
a) Cancellation of the answer script.
b) Disqualification up to two years.
c) Impose fine upto maximum Rs. 5000/-
2.6. Any candidate found in possession of fire-arms or anything capable of being used as a weapon of offence in or around any examination hall, shall be liable to expulsion as mentioned in Regulation 2.5 above and shall be declared disqualified to be admitted to any examination of the University, according to the seriousness of the offence and other circumstances of the case.
*Note: The University reserves the right to change/revise rules and regulations.