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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
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published in the Gazette of India
Part I I I Sector 4

University Grants Commission
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
New Delhi-110002.

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.

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 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

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) 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

Teachers should:

(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:

Teachers should:

(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 particular
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
Teachers should:

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.

VII. TEACHERS AND SOCIETY
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.

Staff

Responsibility and Accountability for Teaching and Non Teaching Staff

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.

  1. Teachers should handle the subjects assigned by the Head of the Department/ Director
  2. Teachers should complete the syllabus in time. Teachers shall produce good results in the subjects handled by them and are accountable for the same.
  3. Tutor – Ward system must be effectively implemented. Teachers shall monitor the respective group of students who are attached to them.
  4. Concurrent evaluation components should be designed in such a way that the faculty can monitor the student learning & development and intervene wherever required.
  5. The faculty must share the outcome of each concurrent evaluation component with the students, soon after the evaluation, and guide the students for betterment.
  6. Individual faculty member shall have the flexibility to design the concurren evaluation components in a manner so as to give a balanced assessment of student capabilities across Knowledge, Skills & Attitude (KSA) dimensions based on variety of assessment tools.
  7. Teachers should be good counselors and Facilitators. They should help, guide, encourage and assist the students to ensure that the Teaching-Learning Process is effective and successful. Value based education must be their motto.
  8. Teachers should maintain decorum both inside and outside the classroom and set a good example to the students.
  9. Teachers should carry out other academic, co-curricular and organizational activities that may be assigned to them from time to time.

Punctuality and Attendance

  1. Teachers must report in time to duty as per the working hours prescribed and should be available in the campus unless and otherwise they are assigned duties elsewhere.
  2. Prior written permission should be obtained for reporting late in the morning or leaving early in the evening without detriment to their duties. This is subject to restrictions as regards frequency. Permission for going out of the College shall not be given during the class hours.
  3. Teachers should sign the attendance register while reporting for duty.
  4. Teachers must be aware that their workload is 40 hours a week even though their maximum class hours are only 16 a week.
  5. Teachers are expected to be present in the college campus atleast 10 minutes before the College beginning time.
  6. Teachers should remain in the campus till the end of the College hours.

Leave

  1. Prior written permission is required from the Principal / atleast a day in advance while availing CL or OD.
  2. Not more than 25% of staff members in a Department will be allowed to go on OD / CL / RH on a particular day.
  3. Only five days or the maximum period of valuation work at a stretch in a valuation session whichever is longer will be allowed as OD for evaluation work in a year.
  4. 12 days of causal leave can be availed in a calendar year.
  5. Causal leave can be combined with other holidays. However the total period of continuous absence from duty should not exceed ten days.
  6. All must report for duty on the reopening day and the last working day of each semester.
  7. Medical Leave will be sanctioned only for medical reasons. Medical Certificate will be verified for its genuineness.
  8. Study leave for higher studies will be granted at the discretion of the management.

Publication of Research Papers & Books and Participation in Research Projects, Seminars, Conferences etc.

  1. Staff members are encouraged to write text books, publish articles in reputed Journals and present papers in Seminars and Conferences.
  2. Staff members are encouraged to take up Research projects.
  3. Staff members should also attend Faculty Development Programmes, Quality Improvement Programmes etc to update their knowledge. Financial assistance wherever possible will be at the discretion of the top management.
  4. Staff members are encouraged to undergo Practical Training in Industry and can take consultancy Work as part of Industry – Institute interaction.
  5. Absence from duty to the above matters will be treated as on duty and may be suitably rewarded at the discretion of the management either monetarily or by Way of consideration during promotion.

General Rules

  1. No teacher should involve himself/ herself in any act of moral turpitude on his / her part which may cause impairment or bring discredit to the institution or Management.
  2. Teachers Associations should not be formed without the permission of the Management.
  3. No teacher should involve himself or herself in any form of political activity inside or outside the campus.
  4. Teachers should attend the College neatly dressed. Dress regulations should be followed as the occasion demands.
  5. Teachers should not participate in any strikes or demonstrations either inside or outside the campus.
  6. Any instructions issued by the Competent Authority by way of Circulars from time to time must be complied with.
  7. No teacher shall send circulars / distribute handbills to the staff, organize meetings in the campus without permission from the Principal.
  8. Teachers are barred from using cell phones while taking classes.
  9. Teachers must always wear their identity badges while inside the college premises.
  10. Heads of Departments must submit the Department’s time table and individual teacher’s time tables to the Principal
  11. Teachers are encouraged to conduct research on their topic of interest. Management will provide necessary infrastructure for the same.
  12. Teachers are expected to attend Department academic association meetings, seminars etc and also college functions like Sports Day, ASTITVA- the Cultural fest , Independence Day and Republic Day celebrations without fail.
  13. Teachers are expected to Volunteer, to take up extra classes for students of Certificate, Diploma and other Career Oriented Programmes.
  14. No representation to any Government authority or University in the name of the College should be made, by any teacher, without the Principal or Secretary’s permission.
  15. HODs are responsible for all the college properties belonging to their department. It is their responsibility to keep them clean and in working order. Any loss or damage to their property (like, tables, chairs, lab equipments, chemicals, and electrical appliances) must be reported to the Principal in writing immediately. 20. Vice Presidents of Associations should plan well in advance their activities for the semester and submit the same to the Principal with the Budget.

Disciplinary Action

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.


Non-Teaching

  1. Non-Teaching staff working in the College office or departments should remain on Duty during College hours (10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.). They should report for duty atleast 10 minutes in advance
  2. Non-Teaching staff must always wear their identity badge during working hours.
  3. Any Loss or damage to any article in the office or Class Room should be reported to the HOD in writing immediately.
  4. For articles damaged by the students a separate register should be maintained and if any money is collected from the student towards damages, as per the direction of the HOD, the amount shall be handed over to the College Accounts Staff, for deposit in the College account.
  5. Non-teaching staff will carry out their duties as instructed by the authorities to whom they are attached
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