ON MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
FOR APPOINTMENT OF TEACHERS AND OTHER ACADEMIC STAFF IN UNIVERSITIES
AND COLLEGES AND MEASURES FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF STANDARDS IN
Te be published in the Gazette of India
Part I I I Sector 4
University Grants Commission
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
No.F.3 - -- 1/2009
30 June, 2010
15.1. The workload of the teachers in full employment should not be less than 40 hours a week for 30 working weeks (180 teaching days) in an academic year. It should be necessary for the teacher to be available for at least 5 hours daily in the University/College for which necessary space and infrastructure should be provided by the University/College. Direct teaching-learning process hours should be as follows:
Assistant Professor 16 hours
Associate Professor and Professor 14 hours
15.2 A relaxation of two hours in the workload may, however, be given to Professors who are actively involved in extension activities and administration. A minimum of 6 hours per week may have to be allocated for research activities of a teacher.
16.0 SERVICE AGREEMENT AND FIXING OF SENIORITY
16.1. At the time of recruitment in Universities and Colleges, a service agreement should be executed between the University/College and the teacher concerned and a copy of the same should be deposited with the Registrar/Principal. Such service agreement shall be duly stamped as per the rates applicable.
16.2. The self-appraisal or linked Performance Based Appraisal System (FBAS) methodology shall form part of the service agreement/Record.
16.3 Inter-se seniority between the direct recruited and teachers promoted under CAS
The inter-se seniority of a direct recruit shall be determined with reference to the date of joining and for the teachers promoted under CAS with reference to the date of eligibility as indicated in the recommendations of the selection committee of the respective candidates. The rules and regulations of the respective Central/State Government shall apply, for all other matters of seniority.
17.0. CODE OF PROFESSIONAL ETHICS
I. 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.
(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 counseling 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.
II. TEACHERS AND THE STUDENTS
(i) Respect the right and dignity of the student in expressing his/her opinion;
(ii) Deal justly and impartially with students regardless of their
political, economic, social and physical characteristics;
(iii) Recognize the difference in aptitude and capabilities among students and strive to meet their individual needs;
(iv) Encourage students to improve their attainments, develop their personalities and at the same time contribute to community welfare;
(v) Inculcate among students scientific outlook and respect for physical labour and ideals of democracy, patriotism and peace;
(vi) Be affectionate to the students and not behave in a vindictive manner towards any of them for any reason;
(vii) Pay attention to only the attainment of the student in the assessment of merit;
(viii) Make themselves available to the students even beyond their class hours and help and guide students without any remuneration or reward;
(ix) Aid students to develop an understanding of our national heritage and national goals; and
(x) Refrain from inciting students against other students, colleagues or administration.
III. TEACHERS AND COLLEAGUES
(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 pfofessional endeavour
IV. TEACHERS AND AUTHORITIES:
(i) 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;
(ii) Refrain from undertaking any other employment and commitment including private tuitions and coaching classes which are likely to interfere with their professional responsibilities:
(iii) Co-operate in the formulation of policies of the institution by accepting various offices and discharge responsibilities which such offices may demand;
(iv) Co-operate through their organizations in the formulation of policies of the other institutions and accept offices;
(v) Co-operate with the authorities for the betterment of the institutions keeping in view the interest and in conformity with dignity of the profession;
(vi) Should adhere to the conditions of contract;
(vii) Give and expect due notice before a change of position is made; and
(viii) Refrain from availing themselves of leave except on unavoidable
grounds and as far as practicable prior intimation, keeping in view their
responsibility for completion of academic schedule.
V. TEACHERS AND NON-TEACHING STAFF:
(i) Teachers should treat the non-teaching staff as colleagues and equal partners in
a cooperative undertaking, within every educational institution; and
(ii) Teachers should help in the function of joint staff-councils covering both teachers and the non-teaching staff.
VI. TEACHERS AND GUARDIANS
Try to see through teachers' bodies and organizations, that institutions 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 institution.
TEACHERS AND SOCIETY
(i) Recognize that education is a public service and strive to keep the
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
conducive to the progress of society and hence the country as a whole;
(iv) Perform the duties of citizenship, participate in community activities
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.
The UGC Regulations on Minimum Qualifications for appointment of teachers and other academic staff in Universities and Colleges and Measures for the maintenance of standards in higher education, 2010 published in the Gazette of India Part III sector 4 dated 30th June, 2010 applies to all teaching and non teaching staff of K. R. Sapkal College of Management Studies, Sapkal Knowledge Hub, Nashik.
Punctuality and Attendance
Publication of Research Papers & Books and Participation in Research Projects, Seminars, Conferences etc.
Violation or non observance of the service rules will invite punishment either in the form of censure or deferment of increment or suspension or termination from service after a due enquiry at the discretion of the management.
The Management appeals to all staff members to work as a team in institution-building and in upgrading our institution into one of Excellence in Higher Learning.