National Council For Hotel Management<br>And Catering Technology

National Council For Hotel Management
And Catering Technology (An Autonomous Body Under Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India)

Diploma in Housekeeping Operation

3 Semesters
(1.5 Years)

Academic Calendar

Diploma in Housekeeping Operation (Batch 2017-18)
Semesters Details Start Date End Date Duration
Semester I ( Term I )
  • Teaching
  • Mid-Term Examination
  • Mon, 17 Jul 17
  • Mon, 13 Nov 17
  • Fri, 10 Nov 17
  • Fri, 17 Nov 17
  • 17 Week(s)
  • 1 Week(s)
Semester II ( Term II )
  • Teaching
  • Winter Break
  • Teaching
  • Preparatory leave/ Practical Examination
  • End-Term Examination
  • Vacation
  • Mon, 20 Nov 17
  • Sat, 23 Dec 17
  • Mon, 8 Jan 18
  • Mon, 2 Apr 18
  • Mon, 9 Apr 18
  • Sat, 21 Apr 18
  • Fri, 22 Dec 17
  • Sun, 7 Jan 18
  • Fri, 30 Mar 18
  • Fri, 6 Apr 18
  • Fri, 20 Apr 18
  • Sun, 6 May 18
  • 5 Week(s)
  • 3 Week(s)
  • 12 Week(s)
  • 1 Week(s)
  • 2 Week(s)
  • 3 Week(s)
Semester III ( Term III )
  • Industrial Training in Hotel
  • Mon, 7 May 18
  • Fri, 19 Oct 18
  • 24 Week(s)
Diploma in Housekeeping Operation (Batch 2016-17)
Semesters Details Start Date End Date Duration
Semester I ( Term I )
  • Teaching
  • Mid Term Examinations
  • Mon, 18 Jul 16
  • Mon, 21 Nov 16
  • Fri, 18 Nov 16
  • Fri, 2 Dec 16
  • 18 Week(s)
  • 2 Week(s)
Semester II ( Term II )
  • Teaching
  • Winter Break
  • Teaching
  • Preparatory Leave/ Practicals
  • Term End Examinations
  • Mon, 5 Dec 16
  • Mon, 19 Dec 16
  • Mon, 2 Jan 17
  • Mon, 24 Apr 17
  • Mon, 1 May 17
  • Fri, 16 Dec 16
  • Fri, 30 Dec 16
  • Fri, 21 Apr 17
  • Fri, 28 Apr 17
  • Fri, 12 May 17
  • 2 Week(s)
  • 2 Week(s)
  • 16 Week(s)
  • 1 Week(s)
  • 2 Week(s)
Semester III ( Term III )
  • Industrial Training
  • Mon, 29 May 17
  • Fri, 10 Nov 17
  • 24 Week(s)
Diploma in Housekeeping Operation (Batch 2015-16)
Semesters Details Start Date End Date Duration
Semester II ( Term II )
  • Teaching
  • Winter Break
  • Teaching
  • Preparatory Holidays
  • Term End Examinations
  • Mon, 7 Dec 15
  • Mon, 21 Dec 15
  • Mon, 4 Jan 16
  • Mon, 25 Apr 16
  • Mon, 2 May 16
  • Fri, 18 Dec 15
  • Fri, 1 Jan 16
  • Fri, 22 Apr 16
  • Fri, 29 Apr 16
  • Fri, 20 May 16
  • 2 Week(s)
  • 2 Week(s)
  • 16 Week(s)
  • 1 Week(s)
  • 3 Week(s)
Semester III ( Term III )
  • Industrial Training
  • Mon, 30 May 16
  • Fri, 11 Nov 16
  • 29 Week(s)
Last Update On: 02/08/2017 03:13:24 pm

Curriculum

Teaching Scheme

Examination Rule

1.0 INTRODUCTION

  • 1.1 These rules shall hereafter be called Examination Rules for National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology.
  • 1.2 These rules shall supersede all existing rules for such examinations and shall come into force with effect from 2017-18 Academic Year beginning July 2017.
  • 1.3 These rules will be subject to alterations and amendments by the Council only with due notice of one clear academic session.

2.0 DEFINITIONS

In these rules unless otherwise repugnant;

  • 2.1 Academic year is the period of time in a year scheduled for teaching. Each year will be comprised of two semesters/ terms.
  • 2.2 Chairman shall mean the Chairman of Board of Governors of the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology, New Delhi.
  • 2.3 Chief Executive Officer (CEO) shall mean the Chief Executive Officer of the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology.
  • 2.4 Controller of Examinations shall mean the Controller of Examinations of the National Council for Hotel Management & will be responsible for the conduct of examinations and for making arrangement for declaration of results of the examinations held by the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology.
  • 2.5 Council shall mean the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology.
  • 2.6 Examination shall mean any examination conducted by the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology.
  • 2.7 Examination Committee shall mean the Committee of the National Council for Hotel Management entrusted with the task of finalising examination matters.
  • 2.8 Institute shall mean Institute affiliated to National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology.
  • 2.9 Principal shall mean the Head of the affiliated Institute.
  • 2.10 Secretary shall mean the Secretary of the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, New Delhi.
  • 2.11 Session is the period of time of a semester or term scheduled for teaching.
  • 2.12 Superintendent shall mean Superintendent of the Examination Centre.
  • 2.13 University shall mean the degree awarding university for degree courses.

3.0 EXAMINATION COMMITTEE, EXAMINATION SCHEDULE

  • 3.1 Examination Committee
    • 3.1.1 The Examination Committee shall consist of following members:
      • a) The Controller of Examinations of NCHMCT shall be the Ex-Officio Convenor of Examination Committee. If there is no such person, or the post is lying vacant, the officer who is holding the charge for the time being shall be the Convenor of the Examination Committee;
      • b) Director (Studies), National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology or his/ her nominee;
      • c) The Member Secretary of the Board of Governors of NCHMCT or his/ her nominee; and
      • d) Four Principals of the affiliated institutes to be nominated by the Board of Governors.
      • e) The Convenor may co-opt an expert as member for a meeting.
    • 3.1.2 The tenure of nominated members shall be three academic years. In case of delay in the nomination, the members nominated earlier shall continue to function. The Board of Governors may reconstitute the committee before the completion of tenure, if it so desires.
    • 3.1.3 Five members present at any meeting shall constitute a quorum.
    • 3.1.4 Convenor shall maintain record of all decisions of the Examination Committee in a book form.
    • 3.1.5 TA/DA of co-opted and nominated members shall be borne by the Council.
  • 3.2 Examination:
    • 3.2.1 The National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology shall conduct the end term examination of each course affiliated to it whether full time or short time or as decided by the Council from time to time.
    • 3.2.2 The examination shall be held as per event calendar notified each year.
  • 3.3 The medium of examination shall be English unless specified.

4.0 ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO THE EXAMINATION

  • 4.1 In order to be eligible to take the Council’s examinations (any semester/ term or course), a candidate must have;
    • 4.1.1 been on the roll of an affiliated institution for one full academic session (period of study) in the course for which he/she wants to take the examination;
    • 4.1.2 submitted his/her application to the Controller of Examinations through the head of the institution last attended or any other authority nominated by the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology for this purpose;
    • 4.1.3 produced the certificate signed by the forwarding authority of having attended not less than 75% of the aggregate of all lectures, practical and tutorial classes held during the session (effective teaching hours/ contact hours). Attendance in lectures, practical and tutorials shall be counted from the date of commencement of session as per Council's calendar.

      Note: A student is expected to attend 100% classes i.e theory, practical & Tutorial. The above relaxation is provided for absence due to unforeseen reason.
       
      • i) Every period of lecture, tutorial, practical, project and workshop work as applicable shall be counted as one unit for the purpose of counting of attendance e.g. if a class covers four periods at a time, four units of attendance will be counted.
      • ii) Each candidate should have carried out laboratory, practical assignment, project work etc. prescribed in the course taken by him/ her to the satisfaction of the Head of the Institution and certified by the Head of that Institution as fit for appearing at the examination as regards progress, conduct and character provided that such candidates have not been debarred from appearing for any examination held by any Government or constituted statutory examination authority in India at the time when examinations are held by the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology.
      • iii) A student engaged in extra-curricular and co-curricular activities, with the permission of the Principal (Food exhibitions, Chef Competition, Education tour, etc.) shall be treated as present for the purpose of counting attendance in accordance with the timetable, for which record will be maintained by the institute.
      • iv) When on account of bonafide illness, (supported by a Medical Certificate from a Registered Medical Practitioner produced by the candidate at the time of illness or immediately thereafter) or for any other reason deemed sufficient by the Head of the Institution (e.g. death in family), the total attendance of a candidate falls short up to a maximum of 10 percent of the total working days, the Head of the Institution shall be competent to condone such deficiency in attendance and permit such a candidate to appear for the examination, if otherwise eligible.

        Note: Industrial Training shall not form part of above and will be treated separately.
    • 4.1.4 A candidate who is disallowed from appearing for an examination for not fulfilling the conditions at 4.1.3 above shall be required to fulfil all the conditions afresh, before being entitled to appear for the examination.
    • 4.1.5 Those candidates who, because of being ineligible to appear in any of the National Council Examinations, are detained in the same semester/ term whether on account of shortage in attendance or for any other reasons will be required to repeat that semester/ term as a regular student in the following year and may, if otherwise eligible and if so permitted, appear in the next semester/ term examination.
    • 4.1.6 Industrial Training (III or IV Semester of B.Sc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration):

      Industrial Training will require an input of 102 days (17 weeks X 6 days per week = 102 days). To qualify for examination a student must login at least 87 days of Industrial Training. Student can avail 15 days leave with prior permission of hotel authorities. A student, who fails to attend 87 days of Industrial Training will not be allowed to appear for examination and treated as fail in the subject. Such a student will be allowed to complete the Industrial Training shortfall during vacation and appear in the subsequent examination, if otherwise eligible.
  • 4.2 A candidate, who fulfils the conditions at para 4.1 above but does not appear for the examination, may at his/ her option appear for the subsequent examination as an external student. In such cases the internal assessment put in shall be preserved by the Head of the Institution and presented at the subsequent examination.
  • 4.3 Attendance of the students, provisionally promoted to the next higher class, shall be counted from the date of commencement of session.
  • 4.4 A candidate having passed an examination shall not be entitled to re-appear for the same examination.
    • 4.5.1 All applications for admission to the examination, shall be accompanied by the necessary fee prescribed by the National Council for Hotel Management and forwarded through the Head of the Institution on or before the last date notified by the National Council every year. An additional late fee as prescribed in Rule 5 shall be charged for each late application received in the National Council’s office not later than 15 days after the notified last date and up to 30 days before the commencement of examination. The Controller of Examination, National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology shall, however, be competent to accept such late applications without any late fees even after the notified date in case he is satisfied that the application was in fact submitted by the candidate to the Institution in time but could not reach the National Council’s office before the notified date on account of failure of authorities in the Institution to do so.
    • 4.5.2 The National Council will accept no application, which has not been so submitted or is not complete in every respect. The Head of the Institution shall be competent to refuse to forward to the National Council any such application, which is not complete in every respect.
    • Notwithstanding the forwarding of applications for admission to examination and payment of examination fee through the Head of Institution and allocation of Examination Roll Numbers and/ or release of Admit Card by the National Council, the Head of the Institution shall be competent to withdraw such applications in respect of those candidates who do not fulfil any of the conditions laid down under para 4.1 above, at any time before the commencement of the examination and to disallow those candidates from appearing for the examination.
  • 4.6 Students who wish to continue their studies, after having been out of the institute for not more than two years due to any reason, except those who for adopting unfair means or found guilty for gross indiscipline etc. and having been debarred by the competent authority from appearing in the examination conducted by the National Council, could do so within one week from the commencement of the session. The period of absence shall be counted from session to session and not from the date candidate leaves the institution. Attendance for such candidates shall be counted from the date of commencement of session.
  • DURATION TO CLEAR A COURSE:

    Period to clear/ pass all papers/ subjects of a course shall be as under:

    COURSEMAXIMUM DURATION

    Two years Masters Degree in Hospitality AdministrationFour Academic years

    One and Half year Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics and Hospital Food ServiceThree Academic Years

    One and Half year Post Graduate Diploma in Accommodation Operations and ManagementThree Academic Years

    Three years Bachelors Degree in Hospitality & Hotel AdministrationSix Academic Years

    One and Half year Diploma in Food ProductionThree Academic Years

    One and Half year Diploma in Bakery & ConfectioneryThree Academic Years

    One and Half year Diploma in Food & Beverage ServiceThree Academic Years

    One and Half year Diploma in HousekeepingThree Academic Years

    One and Half year Diploma in Front Office OperationsThree Academic Years

    One and Half year Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food Production and PatisserieThree Academic Years

    Six months Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food and Beverage ServiceThree Academic sessions/ terms


    Failure to clear the subject(s) in the last year/ session will in effect result in the candidate being OUT OF SYSTEM. Such candidates desirous to continue the course will have to seek fresh admission in the first semester/ year of the course as per the manner prescribed therefor by the National Council.

5.0 EXAMINATION FEE

  • 5.1 Every candidate shall submit his/her application to the Head of the Institution by the last date as notified by the Controller of Examinations and Head of Institute shall further forward the applications to the Controller of Examinations so as to reach within 8 days of the last date so notified subject to the conditions laid down in Rule 4. Applications received late from the Head of the Institution are liable to be rejected.
  • 5.2 Examination fee/ rates shall be as notified from time to time.

6.0 NON-REFUND OF EXAMINATION FEES

  • 6.1 Fees once paid shall not be refunded except in such cases as mentioned in Rule 6.2 below.
  • 6.2 The examination fee paid by such candidates who are not permitted to appear in the examination shall be refunded on receipt of an application by the Controller of Examinations in writing to that effect from the candidate concerned within 3 months of the commencement of the Examination. No application will be entertained if received after the date mentioned above.

7.0 CONDUCT OF EXAMINATION

  • 7.1 The Controller of examinations shall decide and notify the centres where examinations are to be held. For each such centre, the Controller will appoint the Superintendent of Examination.
  • 7.2 The Head of Institution running affiliated courses shall be required to inform the Controller of Examinations, National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology the number of candidates to take such examination by the date(s) so notified by the Controller of Examinations.
  • 7.3 The Superintendent of Examination shall appoint all other Supervisory and ancillary staff required as approved by the Controller of Examinations.
  • 7.4 The number of staff to be appointed for the centres will depend on the number of halls/rooms, labs. Workshops etc. in which the examination is being conducted. One invigilator shall be allowed for every 20 candidates or part thereof with a minimum of two invigilators per room or hall, in case of written examinations.
  • 7.5 An additional invigilator will be provided to help the Superintendent of the centre.
  • 7.6 In the conduct of practical examination, the Instructor who has been conducting practical classes shall normally be appointed as Internal Examiner.
  • 7.7 Examination Superintendent will ensure proper receipt of stationery & question papers and their safe custody.
  • 7.8 No candidate shall normally be permitted to enter the examination hall after the commencement of the examination. The Superintendent of Examination Centre may, however, at his/her discretion; permit a candidate to enter the hall up to half an hour after commencement of the examination. However, no extra time will be allowed for such late admissions.
  • 7.9 No candidate shall be permitted to leave the examination hall before the lapse of one hour after commencement of examination. The Superintendent of Examination may in exceptional cases permit an examinee to leave the examination hall even before this period if in his/her judgement, continued presence of the examinee in the hall is not desirable in the interest of smooth conduct of examination or if a candidate becomes physically incapable of continuing the examination due to sudden illness.
  • 7.10 Amanuensis (writer) may be provided to a candidate if he/she is not in a position to write himself/herself subject to the discretion of the Superintendent of Examination, on the condition that no remuneration will be paid to such a writer by the Council and the writer will not be a person connected with the course, knowledgeable in the course or related to the student.
  • 7.11 Bonafide ‘dyslexic’ candidates shall be provided 25% extra time for theory examination.
  • 7.12 Every candidate shall be allotted an Examination Roll Number and an Identity/Admit Card issued by the Council with an attested photograph, which must be produced at every examination.

8.0 ACTS OF MISCONDUCT & USE OF UNFAIR MEANS

  • 8.1 The Superintendent of Examination shall report to the Controller of Examinations without delay and on the day of occurrence of each case where use of unfair means in Examination is suspected or detected with full details of evidence of actually what is noticed from the concerned person either the invigilators, examiners in practical examination or from any other source together with an explanation in writing from the candidate concerned. The report should indicate how, when (Date and Time) and by whom (Official on duty) the unfair means case was detected and what was actually noticed.

    Following shall be taken as ‘MALPRACTICE’ in the examination
    • 8.1.1 Candidate who is found in possession of any note-book(s) or notes or chits or any other unauthorised material concerning the subject pertaining to the examination paper.
    • 8.1.2 Anything written on any part of clothing, body, desk, table or any instrument such as setsquare, protractor, blotting paper and question paper etc.
    • 8.1.3 Possession of electronic gadgets such as Mobile phone, I Pad, Tablet, Ear Phone, Head phone, Smart watch etc.
    • 8.1.4 Talking to another candidate in the examination hall or change of seat without the permission of Examination Superintendent.
    • 8.1.5 Consulting notes, books or any other material or outside person while going to toilet etc. outside the Examination Hall.
    • 8.1.6 Running away or swallowing or destroying any note or paper or material found with him/her.
    • 8.1.7 Impersonation.
    • 8.1.8 If the answer-books show that a candidate has received or given help to any other candidate through copying.
    • 8.1.9 Using obscene or offensive language in the answer book.
    • 8.1.10 Deliberately disclosing one’s identity or making any distinctive mark in the answer book for that purpose.

      The candidate found guilty of having adopted anyone or more of the above malpractice is liable to be penalised with a penalty by the National Council, which may vary from cancellation of the examination/expulsion up to maximum period of three years following the malpractice under issue.
    • 8.2 In case the candidate refuses to give a written statement, the fact of his refusal shall be recorded by the Superintendent and witnessed by at least two members of the Supervisory Staff present at the time of interrogation of the candidate by the Superintendent.
    • 8.3 A candidate found to be or suspected to be guilty of using unfair means in the examination shall be permitted to answer the remaining part of the question paper but on a separate answer book and the answer book in which the unfair means is suspected to have been committed shall be taken in possession by the Superintendent, who shall send both the answer books, marked I & II in the order in which these were used by the candidate to the Controller of Examinations with his/her detailed report and findings in a separate sealed cover. The candidate shall however be permitted to appear in the remaining examination(s) in subsequent papers(s).
    • 8.4 Even if a candidate is found having in his/her possession or accessible to him/her, papers, books or notes or material which do not relate to the subject of examination and which could not possibly be of any assistance to him/her, such cases must be reported to the Superintendent of Examination by the Invigilator with necessary papers for investigation.
    • 8.5 If a candidate is found talking to another candidate during the examination hours in the examination room, the Superintendent shall record the statement of both the candidates and the invigilator and send it to the Controller of Examinations with his/her comments. He/she shall also take action as prescribed in Rule 8.3 against both the candidates.
    • 8.6 The Superintendent of Examination shall report all cases of impersonation together with the evidence, which led to such conclusion and action taken.
    • 8.7 A candidate who refuses to obey the Superintendent of Examination and changes his/her seat without the permission of Examination Superintendent and/or creates disturbance of any kind during the examination and/or otherwise misbehaves in the examination hall shall be treated as a case of unfair means.
    • 8.8 A candidate found copying from notes written on any part of his/her clothing, body, desk or table or instrument like setsquares, protractors, scales etc. or who is found guilty of concealing, disfiguring, rendering illegible, swallowing or destroying any notes or papers or material found with him/her or found exchanging answer book or question paper with solution or talking to a person or consulting notes or books outside the Examination Hall, while going to the toilet or in the toilet shall be deemed to have used unfair means and action as proposed in Rule 8.3 above shall be taken against him/her.
    • 8.9 A candidate found taking assistance from an electronic gadget during the examination shall be deemed to have used unfair means and action as proposed in Rule 8.3 shall be taken.
    • 8.10 If a candidate fails/ refuses to deliver his/her answer book to the Supervisory staff before leaving the Examination hall, or mutilates or tears pages from the answer book, a report will be sent to the Controller of Examinations under separate sealed cover to this effect.
    • 8.11 If a candidate is found having exchanged the raw or semi or finished product/work or has presented a practical or class work or note book which does not belong to him/her in practical or viva-voce examination shall be deemed to have used unfair means. Submission of fake/ forged certificate of attendance for Industrial Training shall be treated as malpractice.

9.0 PENALTY FOR UNFAIR MEANS

  • 9.1 In case a candidate is found by the Superintendent of Examinations of having in his/ her possession or accessible to him/ her papers, books or notes or material which do not relate to the subject of the examination, no action be taken against the candidate. Such a case need not be reported to the Controller of Examinations and may be filed by the Superintendent of Examination after a warning to the candidate not to repeat such action.
  • 9.2
    • a) A candidate found having in his/ her possession or accessible to him/ her papers or chits or material relating to the subject of the question paper shall be declared fail in the subject.
    • b) A candidate found having in his/ her possession bulk cheating material such as books, notes, chits or material relating to the subject of the question paper shall be declared fail in all the theory and practical subjects of the semester.
    • c) A candidate found exchanging answer book or question paper with solution or copying from unauthorised material shall be declared fail in all the theory and practical subjects of the semester.
    • d) A candidate found having in his/ her possession electronic gadget(s) shall be declared fail in the subject.
    • e) A candidate found using/ copying from electronic gadget shall be declared fail in all the theory and practical subjects of the semester/ term.
  • 9.3 If a candidate voluntarily surrenders to the Superintendent during the course of examination, papers, books or notes or material in his/ her possession which are relevant to the examination, and these were not found or detected by a member of the supervisory staff, he/ she shall be disqualified as per provision under rule 9.2 a) or b) as the case may be.
  • 9.4 Candidate found talking to another candidate during the examination hours, in the examination room/ hall or outside or found changing his seat without the permission of Examination Superintendent, shall be asked to leave the examination room/ hall and Controller of Examination informed.
  • 9.5 If an answer book shows that the candidate has received help from another candidate or to have copied from any paper, book or note or material or to have allowed any other candidate to copy from his/her answer book or to have taken the help from the notes written on any part of his/her clothing or body or table or desk or instruments like setsquares, protractors, scales etc., shall be declared fail in all the theory and practical subjects of the semester.
  • 9.6 If a candidate is found guilty of running away or swallowing or destroying any paper or note or material found on his/ her, the candidate shall be declared fail in all the theory and practical subjects of the semester.
  • 9.7 A candidate found in possession of a solution to a question set in the paper through connivance of any member of the supervisory or any other ancillary staff or some outside agency shall be declared fail in all the theory and practical subjects of the semester. Cases of such alleged misconduct on the part of supervisory or the other ancillary staff shall be reported by the Superintendent to the Administrative Authority concerned for necessary action.
  • 9.8 A candidate found guilty of smuggling in an answer book or a continuation sheet, or to take out an answer book or a continuation sheet, shall be disqualified for a maximum period of two academic years.
  • 9.9 A candidate found using obscene or abusive language in the answer book or found guilty of serious misconduct or misbehaviour towards the Superintendent or any member of the Supervisory staff shall be disqualified for the examination and debarred from appearing in the National Council’s examination for a period of two to five years according to the gravity of his/her misconduct.
  • 9.10 In case of impersonation, the candidate who is impersonated shall be disqualified for a minimum period of five academic years or for any such period as will be decided by the National Council. The Superintendent shall report the person who impersonates to the Police.
  • 9.11 If a candidate is found guilty of deliberately disclosing his/her identity or making distinctive mark in the answer book for that purpose or fails to deliver his/her answer book/continuation sheet before leaving the examination hall, he/ she shall be declared fail in the subject.
  • 9.12 If a candidate is found having exchanged the raw or semi or finished product/work for an examination in practical, viva-voce or project work or presents to the examiner, a practical or class work notebook, project or tour report which does not belong to him/her, he/she shall be declared fail in all the theory and practical subjects of the semester. A student will be disqualified for a period of one year for submission of fake/ forged certificate of attendance of Industrial Training or for any such period as decided by the Examination Committee.
  • 9.13 A candidate found to have attempted or trying to attempt personally or through another person to influence or pressurise an examiner, or any officer or official connected with the examinations, either at the institute or at the National Council, in any matter concerned with the examination shall be disqualified for a minimum period of one academic year.
  • 9.14 A candidate, found approaching or influencing or pressurising directly or indirectly a member of the examination committee or any officer or official of the Board, regarding his/her unfair means case shall be disqualified for one more year in addition to the punishment to be awarded according to the rules for him/her having used a particular type of unfair means as detailed in Rule 9.13 above.
  • 9.15 A candidate making false statement in any of the examination form shall be disqualified for a period of one year.
  • 9.16 A candidate found guilty of having adopted unfair means, but not covered by any of the above rules shall be punished according to the nature of the offence and decision of the National Council shall be final.
  • 9.17 According to the above rules, disqualification for one academic year shall mean that the candidate has failed in all subjects of the examination in which he/she has indulged/adopted unfair means and shall not be allowed to appear in the next term end examination. For example a candidate disqualified for one year for having used unfair means in the term end Examination 2016 shall be declared fail and will not be allowed to appear in the term end examination 2017, and will be permitted to appear in the term end examination 2018 and onward if otherwise eligible under the rules.
  • 9.18 Candidate whose examinations are cancelled and who is dis-qualified from appearing in the National Council’s examination for certain number of semesters/ years, because of use of unfair means in the examination, may take admission as regular student upon completion of disqualification period. Such a candidate will be required to fulfil all conditions of eligibility, as laid down in Examination Rule 4. They will also have the option to appear as external candidate.

10.0 PROCEDURE FOR PENALTY FOR USE OF UNFAIR MEANS

  • 10.1 On receipt of a report of use of unfair means from Superintendent/ Examiner or any other person, the Controller of Examinations shall issue notice to the candidate who used or is suspected to have used unfair means for providing opportunity to explain his/ her position before the Examination Committee either in writing or in person.
  • 10.2 The Examination Committee appointed by the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology will then deal with and decide the case of alleged use of unfair means or misconduct by the candidate and the decision of the Examination Committee in all such cases of malpractice reported to it shall be final.
  • 10.3 If the Examination Committee is satisfied after due enquiry that the integrity of the examination has been violated at any examination centre as a result of enmass use of unfair means or unfair assistance referred to the examinees, the Examination Committee will order re-examination besides taking any other action that it may deem fit.
  • 10.4 The Examination Committee shall have the right to cancel the Diploma/ Certificate of a candidate without any prejudice to its year of award by notification in gazette, if it is discovered at a later stage that the candidate had furnished wrong or false information during the course of his/her study.
  • 10.5 The Examination Committee shall in normal circumstances finally decide about the reported cases of unfair means prior to the declaration of results.
  • 10.6 The condition/provision of minimum period of punishment as provided under the Examination Rules could be relaxed and the Examination Committee will be fully empowered to decide the period of disqualification/ debarring of candidates found to have committed malpractice in the National Council's Examination.

11.0 MINIMUM PASS MARKS

  • 11.1 To pass a theory subject a candidate must secure at least 40% marks in Internal Assessment and End Term Examination together.
  • 11.2 To pass a practical subject a candidate must secure at least 50% marks in Internal Assessment and End Term Examination together.
  • 11.3 To pass industrial training, research project and term work a candidate must secure at least 50% marks in End Term Examination.

    Note: For the purpose of mark computation, a fraction of half or more than half shall be counted as one.

12.0 INTERNAL ASSESSMENT

  • 12.1 The Examination Committee of the National Council while determining the examination scheme of each semester/ term of the course will define clearly the distribution of marks fixed for theory and practical and internal assessment.
    • 12.2.1 The internal assessment shall denote performance of the candidate in incourse assessment held at institute and it shall be reckoned as 30% of the marks allotted to the subject in the final computing of results by the Council. Details of incourse assessment for each semester of course are indicated in the examination scheme.
    • 12.2.2 The Examination Committee will lay down detailed procedure for award of marks for the internal assessment in each subject (theory and practical) in order to ensure uniformity being followed in each of the affiliated Institutes conducting the course.
  • 12.3 A Committee consisting of at least three members constituted by the National Council Examination Committee may visit the Institutions to ensure the enforcement of procedures and fairness in award of internal assessment marks. This Committee may also examine the work of a cross section of the students in each class and in all subjects.

13.0 MODERATION OF RESULTS

In cases, where the results of an examination, is affected, either on account of large failures in a subject(s) due to the question paper(s) set being not within the scope of the syllabus, or not within the reach of the students or on account of error, malpractice, fraud, improper conduct such matters will be placed before the Examination Committee appointed by the Board of Governors of National Council, for consideration, before the declaration of results.

14.0 AWARD OF DIPLOMA & CERTIFICATE

  • 14.1
    • 14.1.1 Post Graduate and Graduate Degree: The two year degree in M.Sc in Hospitality Administration and three year degree in B.Sc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration have two components each i.e., NCHMCT and Degree awarding university. Each is governed by its own set of Examination and other Rules. The Degree to successful student is awarded by the University based on marks secured in both ccomponents’ i.e. NCHMCT and University.
    • 14.1.2 All other Diploma and Certificate courses: On passing all the examination(s) and fulfilling other conditions, if any, provided for in the Examination Scheme/ relevant Rules, a candidate will be awarded a Diploma/ Certificate in the particular branch of study through the Head of the Institution only.
  • 14.2 For the purpose of classification of Diploma/ Certificate, the following schedule will be adopted.
    • i) A candidate will be awarded a First Class with Distinction if he/ she secures a minimum of 75% of the total marks.
    • ii) A candidate will be awarded a First Class if he/ she secures a minimum of 60% of the total marks.
    • iii) A candidate will be awarded a Second Division if he/ she secures a minimum of 50% of the total marks.
    • iv) A candidate will be awarded a Diploma/Certificate in Pass Class if he/she secures less than 50% of the total marks.
    • v) A candidate who passes all the examinations within the prescribed duration of the course will be awarded a division as per sub rule (i), (ii), (iii) & (iv) above.
    • vi) Candidates who do not fall in any of the above categories will be placed in Pass class.

15.0 PROMOTION, CARRY OVER AND RE-APPEAR

  • 15.1.1 Two year Degree in M.Sc in Hospitality Administration:

    A student will be promoted on the basis of papers/ subjects passed in the NCHM component only.
    • a) A student who has failed in not more than one paper/ subject of first and second semester taken together shall be eligible for promotion from first year to second year of the course. Students who do not fulfil the criteria shall be declared as fail.
    • b) A first year student, who has been declared fail, may take admission as regular student in the failed semester. In that case, he/ she will have to become eligible for the particular examination again. Such a candidate will be required to appear in all the papers/ subjects of the semester afresh and fulfil all conditions of eligibility, as laid down in Examination Rule 4. A failed student will also have the option to appear as external student and appear in the failed subject(s)/ paper(s).
    • c) A second year student, who has failed in one or more papers / subjects, shall be placed under reappear category. Such a student may take admission as regular student in any one of the semesters or both. In that case, he/ she will have to become eligible for the semester examination again. Such a candidate will be required to appear in all the papers/ subjects of the semester afresh and fulfil all conditions of eligibility, as laid down in Examination Rule 4. A reappear student will also have the option to appear as external student and appear in the failed subject(s)/ paper(s).
  • 15.1.2 Three year B.Sc degree in Hospitality & Hotel Administration:

    A student will be promoted on the basis of papers/ subjects passed in the NCHM component only.
    • a) A student who has failed in not more than six papers/ subjects of first and second semester taken together shall be eligible for promotion from first year to second year of the course. Students who do not fulfil the criteria shall be declared as fail. A fail student may take admission as regular student in any one of the semesters or both. In that case, he/ she will have to become eligible for the particular examination again. Such a candidate will be required to appear in all the papers/ subjects of the semester(s) afresh and fulfil all conditions of eligibility, as laid down in Examination Rule 4. A failed student will also have the option to appear as external student and appear in the failed subject(s)/ paper(s).
    • b) (i) B.Sc (Generic): A student who has failed in not more than three papers/ subjects of first, second, third and fourth semester taken together shall be eligible for promotion from second year to third year of the course. Students who do not fulfil the criteria shall be declared as fail. A second year fail student may take admission as regular student in any one of the semesters or both. In that case, he/ she will have to become eligible for the particular examination again. Such a candidate will be required to appear in all the papers/ subjects of the semester(s) afresh and fulfil all conditions of eligibility, as laid down in Examination Rule 4. A failed student will also have the option to appear as external student and appear in the failed subject(s)/ paper(s).

      (ii) B.Sc (Specialisation): Similarly a student who has failed in not more than five papers/ subjects of first, second, third and fourth semester taken together shall be eligible for promotion from second year to third year of the course. Students who do not fulfil the criteria shall be declared as fail. Such a second year fail student may take admission as regular student in any one of the semesters or both. In that case, he/ she will have to become eligible for the particular examination again. Such a candidate will be required to appear in all the papers/ subjects of the semester(s) afresh and fulfil all conditions of eligibility, as laid down in Examination Rule 4. A failed student will also have the option to appear as external student and appear in the failed subject(s)/ paper(s).
    • c) A third year student, who has failed in one or more papers / subjects, shall be placed under reappear category. Such a student may take admission as regular student in any one of the semesters or both of third year. In that case, he/ she will have to become eligible for the semester(s) examination again. Such a candidate will be required to appear in all the papers/ subjects of the semester afresh and fulfil all conditions of eligibility, as laid down in Examination Rule 4. A reappear student will also have the option to appear as external student and appear in the failed subject(s)/ paper(s).
  • 15.1.3 One and Half Year Post Graduate Diploma in Accommodation Operations & Management; One and Half Year Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics & Hospital Food Service; One and Half Year Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food Production and Patisserie; and Six Month Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food & Beverage Service

    A student, who has failed in one or more papers / subjects of first and second semester together, shall be placed under reappear category. Such a student may take admission as regular student in any one of the semesters or both. In that case, he/ she will have to become eligible for the semester(s) examination again. Such a candidate will be required to appear in all the papers/ subjects of the semester afresh and fulfil all conditions of eligibility, as laid down in Examination Rule 4. A reappear student will also have the option to appear as external student and appear in the failed subject(s)/ paper(s).
  • 15.1.4 One and Half Year Diploma in Food Production; One and Half Year Diploma in Food & Beverage Service; One and Half Year Diploma in Housekeeping; One and Half Year Diploma in Front Office Operations; and One and Half Year Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery.

    A student, who has failed in one or more papers / subjects, shall be placed under reappear category. Such a student may take admission as regular student. In that case, he/ she will have to become eligible for the Annual End Term examination again. Such a candidate will be required to appear in all the papers/ subjects of the year afresh and fulfil all conditions of eligibility, as laid down in Examination Rule 4. A reappear student will also have the option to appear as external student and appear in the failed subject(s)/ paper(s).
  • 15.2.1 All reappear/ failed candidates, who opt as external candidates, will be allowed to appear in the next examination in the failed subject(s)/ paper(s). The incourse assessment marks of failed subject(s) and the semester marks obtained in pass subjects will be carried forward for the next examination. Student who has to reappear in the odd semester (I/ III/ V) paper/ subject can appear in the odd semester examination. Similarly student who has to reappear in the even semester (II/ IV/ VI) paper/ subject can appear in the even semester examination. Such candidates will have to fulfill all the conditions as per Rule 11 for them to be declared as having passed a particular course.
  • 15.2.2 Students appearing in end term exam of a theory subject can also appear for incourse assessment theory exam against a fee. Incourse assessment for a practical subject is a continuous assessment during the semester/term and as such this provision will not be available.
  • 15.3 In case the curriculum has undergone modification or change, the re-appear/ fail candidates will necessarily have to undertake the examination as per the new scheme.

16.0 DISQUALIFICATION OF CANDIDATES DUE TO REPEATED FAILURE

  • 16.1 No person shall be allowed to remain a student in any class of any course affiliated to the National Council for a period longer than the maximum duration as at rule 4.7, irrespective of the number of examinations taken by him during the period or irrespective of the cause of his/ her not qualifying for promotion to the next higher class or as the case may be.
  • 16.2 Beyond the maximum permitted period as at 4.7, a candidate shall appear only after the specific permission from the National Council and/ or University as the case may be. This permission, not exceeding two in any case, shall be granted on a year to year basis against a fee. This permission shall not be granted if the course(s) has/ have undergone material change or is/ are wound up.

17.0 ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS

As soon as practicable after the conclusion of an examination, the Controller of Examinations shall declare the results of the examination in accordance with the foregoing rules.
Marks in respect of Industrial Training, Research Project, Practical, Term work and Incourse Assessment received after the due date announced by the National Council will not be considered for that examination and results announced accordingly.

18.0 VERIFICATION OF MARKS

The National Council will after the declaration of results entertain applications from candidates for verification of Theory & Practical on payment of prescribed fee up to 15 days from the date of declaration of result. Applications received thereafter will not be considered.

The period of 15 days will be counted from the date the results are officially declared by the National Council and not from the date on which the results are announced by the institute/actually published in the Newspapers or official gazette. It will be the candidate’s responsibility to see that the application for verification reaches the office of the Controller of Examination by the due date after which no application will be entertained.

Each application should be sent through the Principal and shall be accompanied with a Demand Draft drawn in favour of National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology NOIDA payable at NOIDA.

  • 18.1 (a) The National Council will on receipt of such application for verification of marks in theory paper, examine whether the answer by the candidate in those answer papers have been assessed by the examiner and whether the marks as transcribed to the mark sheets and finally to the result sheets are correct.

    (b) The National Council will, on receipt of such application for verification of marks in practical and internal assessment, examine the award sheet submitted by the examiner(s) so as to see whether the total of marks assigned under different sub-heads and the marks transcribed from the award sheet to the result-sheet are correct.

    (c) Verification of marks will not be done in the presence of the candidate. In case where there is an omission of whatsoever nature affecting the results, National Council will get it rectified, and declares the result consequent upon such rectification.
  • 18.2 All cases of verification of answer book(s) shall be decided and communicated to the institute within 60 days of declaration of results.
  • 18.3 Answer sheets shall be destroyed/ disposed of, as per procedure laid down by the Examination Committee after 90 days of result declaration.
  • 18.4 All records pertaining to any student shall be maintained by the institute for at least two academic years after the academic year of occurrence of activity e.g. records pertaining to 2016-17 academic year shall be maintained up to the end of 2018-19 academic year.
Last Update On: 05/08/2017 02:30:39 pm

Library Rule

(Under Clause (a) of Section 30 of the Memorandum of Association and Rules & Regulations of the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology)

1. General Rules

  1. Library will remain open for all 7 days in a week except 26th January, 15th August, 2nd October and any other day so notified by the NCHM authority.
  2. Normal Library timing will be :
    Monday to Friday : 8.00 a.m.  to  8.00 p.m. Without lunch break
    Saturday and Sunday : 2.00 p.m.  to  8.00 p.m.
    If any change of timing of the Library should be with proper order only.

  3. Members, Temporary members, Non-members and Visitors can enter the library on completion the formality as contained in various clause of this rules.  

  4. All the library users should put their entry and signature in the register while entering the library.

  5. Library users should keep their all personal belongings at the property counter, except notebooks, while entering the library. However, carry of laptop, mobile phone etc. is as per provision in the various clause of this rule and subject to permission of the Librarian.

  6. A first time and occasional visitors should contact the check point or provision of the rules. He /She should produce letter of introducer or his/her identity card of his /her parent organization for entry inside the library. Such visitors who intend to use library for longer period must get permission from the librarian. They are provided with a temporary library card for reading room facilities for certain period.

  7. No personal books are allow to take inside the library for use or photocopy. However, the students of NHM-IH or any affiliated IHM, the research Scholars and faculty members of NHM-IH or any affiliated IHM can read their personal books inside the “Reading Room”/ “Research Cabin”  with prior permission of Librarian and should also take permission while leaving the Library along with the personal book.

  8. Smoking ,spitting and using mobile phone inside library is strictly prohibited

2. Membership of the NCHM Library

  1. All the employees on regular roll of NCHM are regular member till they are in service of NCHM. After their normal exit (superannuation, resignation on public interest or personal ground and not as a punishment) from service, they may enrol themselves as temporary member under clause 3.2.2.
  2. All the student of NCHM, Noida campus during their years of study with valid enrolment number and ID Card and who deposited necessary Library caution money.
  3. All the contractual (full time or part time) employee of NCHM during their contract tenure, on depositing necessary library caution money.
  4. All of the above members should collect the library cards as per their entitlement by showing their ID card issued by NCHM.
    (a)  All the group A officers and faculty members will be issued 5 Library cards each.
    (b)  All the group B officers will be issued 3 library cards each.
    (c)  All group C officers will be issued 2 library cards each.
    (d)  All the students will be issued 4 library cards each.

  5. One book can be issued against one library card.

  6. Issue of Library card is not a automatic process. As such the person concerned will get those card as per entitlement only on demand to the Librarian.
    Sometime the issue of library card may need one or more days, and the members should co-operate with library staff.

3. Temporary Membership and facility to the temporary member

  1. Temporary membership fee, to be deposited on beginning of the year : For Indian National : Rs.1000/- per year (changeable from time to time),to be deposited in one installment.For Foreign National, NRI, PIO: $100 per year(changeable from time to time),to be deposited in one installment.
  2. Who can get the temporary membership of NCHM Library
     (a)  Any student, Ph.D fellow, Post-doctoral fellow,Research Fellow from other Institute/University, including IHMs irrespective of their nationality.
     (b)  Any Indian national in individual capacity.
     (c)  Temporary member can get only one library card each.

  3. The documents required for getting temporary membership
     (a)  Latest passport size Photo – two copies
     (b)  Residential address proof-
     (c)  Adhar Card for Indian national and passport for foreign national
     (d)  In absence of Adhar Card, students must bring ID card issued by College and the other must bring any ID card issued by his/ her employer having photograph

  4. Facility can be allowed
     (a)  Can enter library along with their note book/ writing pad and laptop with the permission of the Librarian
     (b)  Can get the photocopy of the required pages of any book or journal on payment of necessary photocopy fee
     (c)  Can get one library card during the period they are temporary member and they may get issue of one book at a time against the library card.
     (d)  They may use the reading room and can read any number of book without any extra charge.
     (e)  They may use the Research Cabin attached to the library (subject to the availability) with the approval of Librarian and on payment of user charge Rs.100 per hour. They will be allowed to use the computer and internet connected to that within that cost. However, in case of any printing, necessary printing cost will be charged.

5. Use of library by non-members

  1. How a non-member can enter the Library and who are they
    (a)  Any citizen of India are allowed to enter in to the Library with the permission of the Librarian
    (b)  He/ She has to produce any of his valid ID Proof having his/ her photograph. As a security, the Librarian may keep the ID Card deposited till he/she is using the library.
    (c)  He/ She should make a proper entry in the Library Registrar by correctly putting name, address, Mobile number, ID Card Number etc.

  2. Facility can be allowed
    (a)  They will not be allowed to carry Laptop, Mobile, Portable scanner, any other electronic device, note pad and pen. Facility of depositing such prohibited items will be available.
    (b)  They may use the reading room and can read any number of book without any charge.
    (c)  Cannot get the photocopy of any pages of any book or journal even on payment of necessary photocopy fee
    (d)  They will not be permitted to use the Research Cabin attached to the library even on payment of necessary fee.

6. Issue of Library Books for Official Meetings

  1. During any Academic or other meeting, the members may require one or more books for reference, related to the discussion in the meeting. In such case, the official member of NCHMCT present in the said meeting will make a requisition of such books in the prescribed form. All such books requisitioned (irrespective of any number) will be provided to the committee, for the time those books are requisitioned. It will be the duty of official member of NCHMCT to return back all those books in its original condition, after conclusion of the meeting.

7. Other Rules

  1. The library users are advised to interact with the library staff for any further assistance
  2. Person allowed to carry Mobile phone should keep the instrument in silent mode. Answering any phone call while sitting in Library is strictly prohibited.
  3. No talking is allowed inside the Library. Everybody should maintain the silence so that other users are not disturbed.
  4. Photography inside the library is strictly prohibited.
  5. Writing or highlighting on any page of any library book as well as tearing of any page of any book is strictly prohibited. If anybody caught to do so, either in person or through CCTV Camera recording, his membership will be cancelled. At the same time a monitory fine to the tune of the cost of a new book of same publication will be imposed on him/ her.
  6. In case of misplacement of library card by any member, to be reported to the police (as per jurisdiction) by him/her. The member may apply for another library card in replacement of such misplaced card by attaching the copy of police complaint. Rs.100/- will be charged for such replacement of each card.

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Annexure -I

Various fees to be charged by NCHM Library and they are changeable from time to time

 

Sl. No. Particulars Charge for Members as per clause 2 (Rs.) Charge for Temporary Members as per clause 3 (Rs.) Charge for Non - members as per clause (Rs.)
1 Membership fee Nil 1000 For Indians $100 For FN/ NRI/ PIO Nil
2 Caution Money (2.3 are Contractual Staff and 2.2 are Students) Category 2.3 4000 Category 2.2 5000 Nil Nil
3 Issue of duplicate card (for each Card) 100 100 NA
4 Photocopy Charges each page Black and White (A - 4 size only) 2 5 NA
5 Printing in Black and White Lazar jet Printer 5 10 NA
6 User Charge of Research Cabin (per hour) Nil 100 NA

 

FN-Foreign Nationals

NRI-Non Resident Indians

PIO-Person of Indian Origin

Last Update On: 24/08/2017 06:56:59 pm

Anti Ragging Regulation

NCHMCT REGULATIONS ON CURBING THE MENACE OF RAGGING IN HOSPITALITY EDUCATION INSTITUTES AFFILIATED TO IT

(Under Clause (a) of Section 30 of the Memorandum of Association and Rules & Regulations of the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology)

 

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PREAMBLE.

In view of the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the matter of “University of Kerala v/s. Council, Principals, Colleges and others” in SLP no. 24295 of 2006 dated 16.05.2007 and that dated 8.05.2009 in Civil Appeal number 887 of 2009, and in consideration of the determination of the Central Government and the University Grants Commission to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging including any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student, or indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student or asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary course do and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student, with or without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by a student over any fresher or any other student, in all higher education institutions in the country, and thereby, to provide for the healthy development, physically and psychologically, of all students, the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, brings forth this Regulation.

In exercise of the powers conferred by Clause (a) of Section 30 of the Memorandum of Association and Rules & Regulations of the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, it’s Board of Governors hereby makes the following Regulations, namely;

1 Title, commencement and applicability.-

1.1 These regulations shall be called the “NCHMCT Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in the Institute under its Umbrella in all over India”.

1.2 They shall come into force from the date of publication.

1.3 They shall apply to all the Institute of Hotel Managements coming within the umbrella of NCHMCT as its affiliates either sponsored by Central/ State Governments or under private management and all the premises, whether being academic, residential, playgrounds, canteen, or other such premises of such Institution (IHM), whether located within the campus or outside, and to all means of transportation of students, whether public or private, accessed by students for the pursuit of studies in such institutions (IHMs).

2 Objectives.-

To prohibit any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student, or indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student or asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary course do and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student, with or without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by a student over any fresher or any other student; and thereby, to eliminate ragging in all its forms from institutions (IHMs) under the umbrella of NCHMCT as it’s affiliates, in the country by prohibiting it under these Regulations, preventing its occurrence and punishing those who indulge in ragging as provided for in these Regulations and the appropriate law in force.

3 What constitutes Ragging.-

Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:

(a) any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student;

(b) indulging in rowdy or indiscipline activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship, physical or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student;

(c) asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary course do and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student;

(d) any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher;

(e) exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.

(f) any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students;

(g) any act of physical abuse including all variants of it: sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person;

(h) any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, post, public insults which would also include deriving perverted pleasure, vicarious or sadistic thrill from actively or passively participating in the discomfiture to fresher or any other student ;

(i) any act that affects the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher or any other student ;

(j) with or without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by a student over any fresher or any other student.

4 Definitions.-

4.1 In these regulations unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) “Memorandum of Association and Rules & Regulations” means, the Memorandum of Association and Rules & Regulations of the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology registered with Registrar of Societies under society’s registration Act 1860.

(b) “Academic year” means the period from the commencement of admission of students in any course of study in the IHMs and FCIs, under the umbrella of the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology as its affiliates, and up to the completion of academic requirements for that particular year.

(c) “National Anti-Ragging Helpline” means the Helpline established by the University Grants Commission under Anti-Ragging Regulation of the Commission.

National Anti-Ragging Helpline

Toll free Phone No.:1800-180-5522.

E-mail :helpline@antiragging.in

(d) “Commission” means the University Grants Commission.

(e) “Council” means the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, a registered society established by Govt. of India for coordinated growth and development of hospitality management education in the country and to regulate Hospitality Management Education within its affiliated Institutes.

(f) “Institute” means the Institute of Hotel Management which is affiliated with the “Council”, either sponsored by Central Government, State Government, Public Sector Undertaking or any private/ Public trust/ Society.

(g) “District Level Anti-Ragging Committee” means the Committee, headed by the District Magistrate, constituted by the State Government, for the control and elimination of ragging in institutions within the jurisdiction of the district.

(h) “Institute Level Anti-Ragging Committee” means the Committee, headed by the Principal of the IHM affiliated to the “Council”.

(i) “Head of the institution” means the Principal or the Director or such other designation as the executive head of the “Institution” is referred.

(j) “Fresher” means a student who has been admitted to an institution and who is undergoing his/her first year of study in such institution.

(k) “State Level Monitoring Cell” means the body constituted by the State Government for the control and elimination of ragging in institutions within the jurisdiction of the State, established under a State Law or on the advice of the Central Government, as the case may be.

4.2 Words and expressions used and not defined herein but defined in the Resolution or in the General Clauses of the Resolution, shall have the meanings respectively assigned to them in the Resolution or in the General Clauses of the Resolution, as the case may be.

5 Measures for prohibition of ragging at the institution level:-

(a) No institution or any part of it thereof, including its elements, including, but not limited to, the departments, constituent units and all its premises, whether academic, residential, playgrounds, or canteen, whether located within the campus or outside, and in all means of transportation of students, whether public or private, accessed by students for the pursuit of studies in such institutions, shall permit or condone any reported incident of ragging in any form; and all institutions shall take all necessary and required measures, including but not limited to the provisions of these Regulations, to achieve the objective of eliminating ragging, within the institution or outside.

(b) All institutions shall take action in accordance with these Regulations against those found guilty of ragging and/or abetting ragging, actively or passively, or being part of a conspiracy to promote ragging.

6 Measures for prevention of ragging at the institution level.-

6.1 An institution shall take the following steps in regard to admission or registration of students; namely,

(a) Every public declaration of intent by any institution, in any electronic, audio-visual or print or any other media, for admission of students to any course of study shall expressly provide that ragging is totally prohibited in the institution, and anyone found guilty of ragging and/or abetting ragging, whether actively or passively, or being a part of a conspiracy to promote ragging, is liable to be punished in accordance with these Regulations as well as under the provisions of any penal law for the time being in force.

(b) The brochure of admission/instruction booklet or the prospectus, whether in printer electronic format, shall prominently print these Regulations in full.Provided that the institution shall also draw attention to any law concerning ragging and its consequences, as may be applicable to the institution publishing such brochure of admission/instruction booklet or the prospectus. Provided further that the telephone numbers of the Anti-Ragging Helpline and all the important functionaries in the institution, including but not limited to the Head of the institution, faculty members, members of the Anti-Ragging Committees and Anti-Ragging Squads, District and Sub-Divisional authorities,Wardens of hostels, and other functionaries or authorities viz Anti-Ragging Committee of the Council or other relevant information, shall be published in the brochure of admission/instruction booklet or the prospectus.

(c) Council being the affiliating body for the Institutes shall prominently print these Regulations in full in the admission brochure either in print or electronic format which shall also draw attention to any law concerning ragging and its consequences. Provided further that the telephone numbers of the National Anti-Ragging Helpline, Anti-Ragging helpline of the Council and all the important functionaries in the Council shall be published in the brochure of admission/instruction booklet or the prospectus. An institution is affiliated to the Council shall follow the provisions of the regulations to eradicate Ragging from the Institution. The affiliating Council shall ensure that the affiliated institution shall comply with the provisions of clause (a) and clause (b) of Regulation 6.1 of these Regulations.

(d) The application form for admission, enrollment or registration shall contain an affidavit, mandatorily in English and in Hindi and/or in one of the regional languages known to the applicant, as provided in the English language in Annexure I to these Regulations, to be filled up and signed by the applicant to the effect that he/she has read and understood the provisions of these Regulations as well as the provisions of any other law for the time being in force, and is aware of the prohibition of ragging and the punishments prescribed, both under penal laws as well as under these Regulations and also affirm to the effect that he/she has not been expelled and/or debarred by any institution and further aver that he/she would not indulge, actively or passively, in the act or abet the act of ragging and if found guilty of ragging and/or abetting ragging, is liable to be proceeded against under these Regulations or under any penal law or any other law for the time being in force and such action would include but is not limited to debarment or expulsion of such student.

(e) The application form for admission, enrollment or registration shall contain an affidavit, mandatorily in English and in Hindi and/or in one of the regional languages known to the parents/guardians of the applicant, as provided in the English language in Annexure I to these Regulations, to be filled up and signed by the parents/guardians of the applicant to the effect that he/she has read and understood the provisions of these Regulations as well as the provisions of any other law for the time being in force, and is aware of the prohibition of ragging and the punishments prescribed, both under penal laws as well as under these Regulations and also affirm to the effect that his/her ward has not been expelled and/or debarred by any institution and further aver that his/her ward would not indulge, actively or passively, in the act or abet the act of ragging and if found guilty of ragging and/or abetting ragging, his/her ward is liable to be proceeded against under these Regulations or under any penal law or any other law for the time being in force and such action would include but is not limited to debarment or expulsion of his/her ward.

(f) The application for admission shall be accompanied by a document in the form of, or annexed to, the School Leaving Certificate/Transfer Certificate/Migration Certificate/Character Certificate reporting on the inter-personal/social behavioural pattern of the applicant, to be issued by the school or institution last attended by the applicant, so that the institution can thereafter keep watch on the applicant, if admitted/ physically reported, whose behaviour has been commented in such document.

(g) A student seeking admission to a hostel forming part of the institution, or seeking to reside in any temporary premises not forming part of the institution, including a private commercially managed lodge or hostel, shall have to submit additional affidavits countersigned by his/her parents/guardians in the form prescribed in Annexure I and Annexure II to these Regulations respectively while accepting the seat in such accommodation.

(h) Before the commencement of the academic session in any institution, the Head of the Institution shall convene and address a meeting of various functionaries/agencies, such as Hostel Wardens, representatives of students, parents/ guardians, faculty, district administration including the police, to discuss the measures to be taken to prevent ragging in the institution and steps to be taken to identify those indulging in or abetting ragging and punish them.

(i) The Council and Institutions shall, to make the community at large and the students in particular aware of the dehumanizing effect of ragging, and the approach of the institution towards those indulging in ragging, prominently display posters depicting the provisions of penal law applicable to incidents of ragging, and the provisions of these Regulations and also any other law for the time being in force, and the punishments thereof, shall be prominently displayed on Notice Boards of all departments, hostels and other buildings as well as at places,where students normally gather and at places, known to be vulnerable too ccurrences of ragging incidents.

(j) The Council and Institutions shall request the media to give adequate publicity to the law prohibiting ragging and the negative aspects of ragging and the institution’s resolve to ban ragging and punish those found guilty without fear or favour.

(k) The Council and Institutions shall identify, properly illuminate and keep a close watch on alllocations known to be vulnerable to occurrences of ragging incidents.

(l) The Council and Institutions shall tighten security in its premises, especially at vulnerable places and intense policing by Anti-Ragging Squad, referred to in these Regulations and volunteers, if any, shall be resorted to at such points at odd hours during the first few months of the academic session.

(m) The Council and Institutions shall utilize the vacation period before the start of the new academic year to launch a publicity campaign against ragging through posters,leaflets and such other means, as may be desirable or required, to promote the objectives of these Regulations.

(n) The faculties/departments/units of the Council or Institution shall have induction arrangements, including those which anticipate, identify and plan to meet any special needs of any specific section of students, in place well in advance of the beginning of the academic year with an aim to promote the objectives of this Regulation.

(o) The Council and every Institution shall engage or seek the assistance of professional counsellors before the commencement of the academic session, to be available when required by the institution, for the purposes of offering counselling to fresher and to other students after the commencement of the academic year.

(p) The head of the institution shall provide information to the local police and local authorities, the details of every privately commercially managed hostels or lodges used for residential purposes by students enrolled in the institution and the head of the institution shall also ensure that the Anti-Ragging Squad shall ensure vigil in such locations to prevent the occurrence of ragging therein.

6.2 The Council or Institution shall, on admission or enrollment or registration of students, take the following steps, namely;

(a) Every fresh student admitted to the Council or Institution shall be given a printed leaflet detailing to whom he/she has to turn to for help and guidance for various purposes including addresses and telephone numbers, so as to enable the student to contact the concerned person at any time, if and when required, of the Anti-Ragging Helpline referred to in these Regulations, Wardens, Head of the institution, all members of the anti-ragging squads and committees, relevant district and police authorities.

(b) The Institution, through the leaflet specified in clause (a) of Regulation 6.2 of these Regulations shall explain to the fresher, the arrangements made for their induction and orientation which promote efficient and effective means of integrating them fully as students with those already admitted to the Institution in earlier years.

(c) The leaflet specified in clause (a) of Regulation 6.2 of these Regulations shall inform the fresher about their rights as bona fide students of the institution and clearly instructing them that they should desist from doing anything, with or against their will, even if ordered to by the seniors students, and that any attempt of ragging shall be promptly reported to the Anti-ragging Squad or to the Warden or to the Head of the institution, as the case may be.

(d) The leaflet specified in clause (a) of Regulation 6.2 of these Regulations shall contain a calendar of events and activities laid down by the institution to facilitate and complement familiarization of fresher with the academic environment of the institution.

(e) The Institution shall, on the arrival of senior students after the first week or after the second week, as the case may be, schedule orientation programmes as follows, namely;

(i) joint sensitization programme and counselling of both fresher and senior students by a professional counsellor, referred to in clause (o) of Regulation 6.1 of these Regulations;

(ii) joint orientation programme of fresher and seniors to be addressed by the Head of the institution and the anti -ragging committee;

(iii) organization on a large scale of cultural, sports and other activities to provide a platform for the fresher and seniors to interact in the presence of faculty members ;

(iv) in the hostel, the warden should address all students; and may request two junior colleagues from the college faculty to assist the warden by becoming resident tutors for a temporary duration.

(v) as far as possible faculty members should dine with the hostel residents in their respective hostels to in stil a feeling of confidence among the fresher.

(f) The Institution shall set up appropriate committees, including the course-in-charge, student advisor, Wardens and some senior students as its members, to actively monitor, promote and regulate healthy interaction between the fresher, junior students and senior students.

(g) Fresher or any other student(s), whether being victims, or witnesses, in any incident of ragging, shall be encouraged to report such occurrence, and the identification of such informants shall be protected and shall not be subject to any adverse consequence only for the reason for having reported such incidents.

(h) Each batch of fresher, on arrival at the institution, shall be divided into small groups and each such group shall be assigned to a member of the faculty, who shall interact individually with each member of the group every day for ascertaining the problems or difficulties, if any, faced by the fresher in the institution and shall extend necessary help to the fresher in overcoming the same.

(i) It shall be the responsibility of the member of the faculty assigned to the group of fresher, to coordinate with the Wardens of the hostels and to make surprise visits to the rooms in such hostels, where a member or members of the group are lodged; and such member of faculty shall maintain a diary of his/her interaction with the fresher under his/her charge.

(j) Fresher shall be lodged, as far as may be, in a separate hostel block or at least in separate wing or floor, and where such facilities are not available, the institution shall ensure that access of seniors to accommodation allotted to fresher is strictly monitored by wardens, security guards and other staff of the institution.

(k) A round the clock vigil against ragging in the hostel premises, in order to prevent ragging in the hostels after the classes are over, shall be ensured by the institution.

(l) It shall be the responsibility of the parents/guardians of fresher to promptly bring any instance of ragging to the notice of the Head of the Institution.

(m) Every student studying in the institution and his/her parents/guardians shall provide the specific affidavits required under clauses (d), (e) and (g) of Regulation 6.1 of these Regulations at the time of admission or registration, as the case may be, during each academic year.

(n) Every institution shall obtain the affidavit from every student as referred to above in clause (m) of Regulation 6.2 and maintain a proper record of the same and to ensure its safe upkeep thereof, including maintaining the copies of the affidavit in an electronic form, to be accessed easily when required either by the Council or by the any other authority or person or organisation authorised to do so.

(o) Every student at the time of his/her registration shall inform the institution about his/her place of residence while pursuing the course of study, and in case the student has not decided his/her place of residence or intends to change the same, the details of his place of residence shall be provided immediately on deciding the same; and specifically in regard to a private commercially managed lodge or hostel where he/she has taken up residence.

(p) The Head of the institution shall, on the basis of the information provided by the student under clause (o) of Regulation 6.2, apportion sectors to be assigned to members of the faculty, so that such member of faculty can maintain vigil and report any incident of ragging outside the campus or en-route while commuting to the institution using any means of transportation of students, whether public or private.

(q) The Head of the institution shall, at the end of each academic year, send a letter to the parents/guardians of the students who are completing their first year in the institution, informing them about these Regulations and any law for the time being in force prohibiting ragging and the punishments thereof as well as punishments prescribed under the penal laws, and appealing to them to impress up on their wards to desist from indulging in ragging on their return to the institution at the beginning of the academic session next.

6.3 Every institution shall constitute the following bodies; namely,

(a) Every institution shall constitute a Committee to be known as the Anti-Ragging Committee to be nominated and headed by the Head of the institution, and consisting of representatives of civil and police administration, local media, Non-Government Organizations involved in youth activities, representatives of faculty members, representatives of parents, representatives of students belonging to the fresher’s category as well as senior students, non-teaching staff; and shall have a diverse mix of membership in terms of levels as well as gender.

(b) It shall be the duty of the Anti-Ragging Committee to ensure compliance with the provisions of these Regulations as well as the provisions of any law for the time being in force concerning ragging; and also to monitor and oversee the performance of the Anti-Ragging Squad in prevention of ragging in the institution.

(c) Every institution shall also constitute a smaller body to be known as the Anti-Ragging Squad to be nominated by the Head of the Institution with such representation as may be considered necessary for maintaining vigil, oversight and patrolling functions and shall remain mobile, alert and active at all times. Provided that the Anti-Ragging Squad shall have representation of various members of the campus community and shall have no outside representation.

(d) It shall be the duty of the Anti-Ragging Squad to be called upon to make surprise raids on hostels, and other places vulnerable to incidents of, and having the potential of, ragging and shall be empowered to inspect such places.

(e) It shall also be the duty of the Anti-Ragging Squad to conduct an on-the-spot enquiry into any incident of ragging referred to it by the Head of the institution or any member of the faculty or any member of the staff or any student or any parent or guardian or any employee of a service provider or by any other person, as the case may be; and the enquiry report along with recommendations shall be submitted to the Anti-Ragging Committee for action under clause (a) of Regulation 9.1. Provided that the Anti-Ragging Squad shall conduct such enquiry observing a fair and transparent procedure and the principles of natural justice and after giving adequate opportunity to the student or students accused of ragging and other witnesses to place before it the facts, documents and views concerning the incident of ragging, and considering such other relevant information as may be required.

(f) Every institution shall, at the end of each academic year, in order to promote the objectives of these Regulations, constitute a Mentoring Cell consisting of students volunteering to be Mentors for fresher, in the succeeding academic year; and there shall be as many levels or tiers of Mentors as the number of batches in the institution, at the rate of one Mentor for six fresher and one Mentor of a higher level for six Mentors of the lower level.

(g) The Council shall constitute a body to be known as Monitoring Cell on Ragging, which shall coordinate with the affiliated Institutions under the domain of the Council to achieve the objectives of these Regulations; and the Monitoring Cell shall call for reports from the Heads of institutions in regard to the activities of the Anti-Ragging Committees, Anti - Ragging Squads, and the Mentoring Cells at the institutions, and it shall also keep itself abreast of the decisions of the District level Anti-Ragging Committee headed by the District Magistrate.

(h) The Monitoring Cell shall also review the efforts made by institutions to publicize anti-ragging measures, soliciting of affidavits from parents/guardians and from students, each academic year, to abstain from ragging activities or willingness to be penalized for violations; and shall function as the prime mover for initiating action on the part of the appropriate authorities of the university for amending the Statutes or Ordinances or Bye-laws to facilitate the implementation of anti-ragging measures at the level of the institution.

6.4 Every institution shall take the following other measures, namely;

(a) Each hostel or a place where groups of students reside, forming part of the institution, shall have a full-time Warden, to be appointed by the institution as per the eligibility criteria laid down for the post reflecting both the command and control aspects of maintaining discipline and preventing incidents of ragging within the hostel, as well as the softer skills of counselling and communicating with the youth outside the class-room situation; and who shall reside within the hostel, or at the very least, in the close vicinity thereof.

(b) The Warden shall be accessible at all hours and be available on telephone and other modes of communication, and for the purpose the Warden shall be provided with a mobile phone by the institution, the number of which shall be publicised among all students residing in the hostel.

(c) The institution shall review and suitably enhance the powers of Wardens; and the security personnel posted in hostels shall be under the direct control of the Warden and their performance shall be assessed by them.

(d) The professional counsellors referred to under clause (o) of Regulation 6.1 of these Regulations shall, at the time of admission, counsel fresher and/or any other student(s) desiring counselling, in order to prepare them for the life ahead, particularly in regard to the life in hostels and to the extent possible, also involve parents and teachers in the counselling sessions.

(e) The institution shall undertake measures for extensive publicity against ragging by means of audio-visual aids, counselling sessions, workshops, painting and design competitions among students and such other measures, as it may deem fit.

(f) In order to enable a student or any person to communicate with the Anti- Ragging Helpline, every institution shall permit unrestricted access to mobile phones and public phones in hostels and campuses, other than in class-rooms, seminar halls, library, and in such other places that the institution may deem it necessary to restrict the use of phones.

(g) The faculty of the institution and its non-teaching staff, which includes but is not limited to the administrative staff, contract employees, security guards and employees of service providers providing services within the institution, shall be sensitized towards the ills of ragging, its prevention and the consequences thereof.

(h) The institution shall obtain an undertaking from every employee of the institution including all teaching and non-teaching members of staff, contract labour employed in the premises either for running canteen or as watch and ward staff or for cleaning or maintenance of the buildings/lawns and employees of service providers providing services within the institution, that he/she would report promptly any case of ragging which comes to his/her notice.

(i) The institution shall make a provision in the service rules of its employees for issuing certificates of appreciation to such members of the staff who report incidents of ragging, which will form part of their service record.

(j) The institution shall give necessary instructions to the employees of the canteens and messing, whether that of the institution or that of a service provider providing this service, or their employers, as the case may be, to keep a strict vigil in the area of their work and to report the incidents of ragging to the Head of the institution or members of the Anti-Ragging Squad or members of the Anti-Ragging Committee or the Wardens, as may be required.

(k) The Council shall be required to ensure that institutions imparting instruction in each courses or conducting training programme for teachers include inputs relating to anti-ragging and the appreciation of the relevant human rights, as well as inputs on topics regarding sensitization against corporal punishments and checking of bullying amongst students, so that every teacher is equipped to handle at least the rudiments of the counselling approach.

(l) Discreet random surveys shall be conducted amongst the fresher’s every fortnight during the first three months of the academic year to verify and crosscheck whether the institution is indeed free of ragging or not and for the purpose the institution may design its own methodology of conducting such surveys.

(m) The institution shall cause to have an entry, apart from those relating to general conduct and behaviour, made in the Migration/Transfer Certificate issued to the student while leaving the institution, as to whether the student has been punished for committing or abetting an act of ragging, as also whether the student has displayed persistent violent or aggressive behaviour or any inclination to harm others, during his course of study in the institution.

(n) Notwithstanding anything contained in these Regulations with regard to obligations and responsibilities pertaining to the authorities or members of bodies prescribed above, it shall be the general collective responsibility of all levels and sections of authorities or functionaries including members of the faculty and employees of the Council and Institution, whether regular or temporary, and employees of service providers providing service within the Council or Institution, to prevent or to act promptly against the occurrence of ragging or any incident of ragging which comes to their notice.

(o) The Heads of Council and Institutions affiliated to the Council, shall, during the first three months of an academic year, submit a weekly report on the status of compliance with Anti-Ragging measures under these Regulations, and a monthly report on such status thereafter, to the CEO of the Council to which the institution is affiliated.

(p) The CEO shall submit fortnightly compiled reports of the Council to the National Monitoring Cell.

 

7 Action to be taken by the Head of the institution.-

On receipt of the recommendation of the Anti-Ragging Squad or on receipt of any information concerning any reported incident of ragging, the Head of institution shall immediately determine if a case under the penal laws is made out and if so, either on his own or through a member of the Anti-Ragging Committee authorised by him in this behalf, proceed to file a First Information Report (FIR), within twenty four hours of receipt of such information or recommendation, with the police and local authorities, under the appropriate penal provisions relating to one or more of the following, namely;

i. Abetment to ragging;

ii. Criminal conspiracy to rag;

iii. Unlawful assembly and rioting while ragging;

iv. Public nuisance created during ragging;

v. Violation of decency and morals through ragging;

vi. Injury to body, causing hurt or grievous hurt;

vii. Wrongful restraint;

viii. Wrongful confinement;

ix. Use of criminal force;

x. Assault as well as sexual offences or unnatural offences;

xi. Extortion;

xii. Criminal trespass;

xiii. Offences against property;

xiv. Criminal intimidation;

xv. Attempts to commit any or all of the above mentioned offences againstthe victim(s);

xvi. Threat to commit any or all of the above mentioned offences against thevictim(s);

xvii. Physical or psychological humiliation;

xviii.All other offences following from the definition of “Ragging”.

Provided that the Head of the institution shall forthwith report the occurrence of the incident of ragging to the District Level Anti-Ragging Committee and the Nodal officer of the Council. Provided further that the institution shall also continue with its own enquiry initiated under clause 9 of these Regulations and other measures without waiting for action on the part of the police/local authorities/Council and such remedial action shall be initiated and completed immediately and in no case later than a period of seven days ofthe reported occurrence of the incident of ragging.

8 Duties and Responsibilities of the Councils.-

8.1 The Council shall, with regard to providing facilitating communication of information regarding incidents of ragging in any institution, take the following steps, namely;

(a) The Council shall establish an Anti-Ragging Helpline number, operational in all the working days during office hours, which could be accessed by students in distress owing to ragging related incidents. The Council also display the National Anti-Ragging helpline number created by the UGC, which is toll free and functional 24 X 7.

(b) Any distress message received at the Anti-Ragging Helpline shall be simultaneously relayed to Head of the Institution, if the incident reported has taken place in an institution, who in turn submit a report of Institute level Anti-Ragging committee and also inform the action taken by the Institute, which includes informing to the concerned District authorities and if so required, the District Magistrate, and the Superintendent of Police, and shall also be web enabled so as to be in the public domain simultaneously for the media and citizens to access it.

(c) The Head of the institution shall be obliged to act immediately in response to the information received from the Anti-Ragging Helpline as at sub-clause (b) of this clause.

(d) The telephone numbers of the National Anti-Ragging Helpline, Anti-Ragging Helpline of the Council and all the important functionaries in every institution, Heads of institutions, faculty members, members of the anti-ragging committees and anti-ragging squads will be made web enabled so as to be in the public domain and shall be widely disseminated for access or to seek help in emergencies.

8.2 The Council shall take the following regulatory steps, namely;

(a) The Council shall make it mandatory for the institutions to incorporate in their prospectus, the directions of the Central Government with regard to prohibition and consequences of ragging, and that non-compliance with these Regulations and directions so provided, shall be considered as lowering of academic standards by the institution, therefore making it liable for appropriate action. The Council also shall follow the same for the prospectus of B.Sc. and M.Sc. programme.

(b) The Council shall verify that the institutions strictly comply with the requirement of getting the affidavits from the students and their parents/guardians as envisaged under these Regulations.

(c) The Council shall include a specific condition in the merit-cum-means scholarship scheme while granting to any institution or any special schemes of the Council that the institution has complied with the anti-ragging measures.

(d) Any incident of ragging in an institution shall adversely affect its ranking or grading while assessing the institution for the same.

(e) The Council shall institute an Anti-Ragging Cell within the Council as an institutional mechanism to provide necessary support for collection of information and monitoring, and to coordinate with the Institute level Committees for effective implementation of anti-ragging measures, and the Cell shall also coordinate with the Non-Governmental agency responsible for monitoring the database maintained by the University Grants Commission.

9 Administrative action in the event of ragging.-

9.1 The institution shall punish a student found guilty of ragging after following the procedure and in the manner prescribed herein under:

(a) The Anti-Ragging Committee of the institution shall take an appropriate decision, in regard to punishment or otherwise, depending on the facts of each incident of ragging and nature and gravity of the incident of ragging established in the recommendations of the Anti-Ragging Squad.

(b) The Anti-Ragging Committee may, depending on the nature and gravity of the guilt established by the Anti-Ragging Squad, award, to those found guilty, one or more of the following punishments, namely;

i. Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges.

ii. Withholding/ withdrawing scholarship/ fellowship and other benefits.

iii. Debarring from appearing in any test/ examination or other evaluation process.

iv. Withholding results.

v. Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.

vi. Suspension/ expulsion from the hostel.

vii. Cancellation of admission.

viii. Rustication from the institution for period ranging from one to four semesters.

ix. Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specified period.

Provided that where the persons committing or abetting the act of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment.

(c) An appeal against the order of punishment by the Anti-Ragging Committee shall lie,

i. in case of an order of an institution, to the Chief Executive Officer of the Council;

ii. in case of an order of CEO of the Council, to its Chairman.

9.2 Where an institution fails to comply with any of the provisions of these Regulations or fails to curb ragging effectively, Council may take any one or more of the following actions, namely;

i. Withdrawal of affiliation/recognition or other privileges conferred. Provided that where an institution is prohibited, the Council shall make suitable arrangements for the other students so as to ensure that such students are able to pursue their academic studies.

ii. Prohibiting such institution from getting any student or students through JEE conducts by the Council for admission in the B.Sc. and M.Sc. programme of study.

iii. Withholding grants allocated to the Institute by the Ministry of Tourism or concerned State Government, if any;

iv. Withholding any grants channelized through the Council to the institution.

v. Any other appropriate penalty within the powers of the Council.

9.3 Where in the opinion of the appointing authority, a lapse is attributable to any member of the faulty or staff of the institution, in the matter of reporting or taking prompt action to prevent an incident of ragging or who display an apathetic or insensitive attitude towards complaints of ragging, or who fail to take timely steps, whether required under these Regulations or otherwise, to prevent an incident or incidents of ragging, then such authority shall initiate departmental disciplinary action, in accordance with the prescribed procedure of the institution, against such member of the faulty or staff. Provided that where such lapse is attributable to the Head of the institution, the authority designated to appoint such Head shall take such departmental disciplinary action; and such action shall be without prejudice to any action that may be taken under the penal laws for abetment of ragging for failure to take timely steps in the prevention of ragging or punishing any student found guilty of ragging.

9.4 The Council shall, in respect of any institution that fails to take adequate steps to prevent ragging or fails to act in accordance with these Regulations or fails to punish perpetrators or incidents of ragging suitably, may take one of more of the measures, as mentioned in the regulation 9.2 above.

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ANNEXURE I

AFFIDAVIT BY THE STUDENT

I, (full name of student with admission/registration/enrollment number)_____ s/o d/o Mr./Mrs./Ms. ___________________________________________ , having been admitted to (name of the institution)___________, have received a copy of the NCHM Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Hospitality Educational Institutions, affiliated to it, (hereinafter called the “Regulations”) carefully read and fully understood the provisions contained in the said Regulations.

2) I have, in particular, perused clause 3 of the Regulations and am aware as to what constitutes ragging.

3) I have also, in particular, perused clause 7 and clause 9.1 of the Regulations and am fully aware of the penal and administrative action that is liable to be taken against me in case I am found guilty of or abetting ragging, actively or passively, or being part of a conspiracy to promote ragging.

4) I hereby solemnly aver and undertake that

a) I will not indulge in any behaviour or act that may be constituted as ragging under clause 3 of the Regulations.

b) I will not participate in or abet or propagate through any act of commission or omission that may be constituted as ragging under clause3 of the Regulations.

5) I hereby affirm that, if found guilty of ragging, I am liable for punishment according to clause 9.1 of the Regulations, without prejudice to any other criminal action that may be taken against me under any penal law or any law for the time being in force.

6) I hereby declare that I have not been expelled or debarred from admission in any institution in the country on account of being found guilty of, abetting or being part of a conspiracy to promote, ragging; and further affirm that, in case the declaration is found to be untrue, I am aware that my admission is liable to be cancelled.

Declared this ___day of __________ month of ______year.________________

 

Signature of deponent

Name:

VERIFICATION

Verified that the contents of this affidavit are true to the best of my knowledge and no part of the affidavit is false and nothing has been concealed or misstated therein.

Verified at (place) on this the (day) of (month) ,(year ) .________________

 

Signature of deponent

Solemnly affirmed and signed in my presence on this the (day) of (month),(year) after reading the contents of this affidavit.

 

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ANNEXURE II

AFFIDAVIT BY PARENT/GUARDIAN

I, Mr./Mrs./Ms. _____________________________________________________ (full name of parent/guardian) father/mother/guardian of , (full name of student with admission/registration/enrollment number) , having been admitted to____(name of the institution) , have received a copy of the NCHMCT Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Hospitality Educational Institutions, affiliated to NCHMCT (hereinafter called the “Regulations”), carefully read and fully understood the provisions contained in the said Regulations.

2) I have, in particular, perused clause 3 of the Regulations and am aware as to what constitutes ragging.

3) I have also, in particular, perused clause 7 and clause 9.1 of the Regulations and am fully aware of the penal and administrative action that is liable to be taken against my ward in case he/she is found guilty of or abetting ragging, actively or passively, or being part of a conspiracy to promote ragging.

4) I hereby solemnly aver and undertake that

a) My ward will not indulge in any behaviour or act that may be constituted as ragging under clause 3 of the Regulations.

b) My ward will not participate in or abet or propagate through any act of commission or omission that may be constituted as ragging under clause 3 of the Regulations.

5) I hereby affirm that, if found guilty of ragging, my ward is liable for punishment according to clause 9.1 of the Regulations, without prejudice to any other criminal action that may be taken against my ward under any penal law or any law for the time being in force.

6) I hereby declare that my ward has not been expelled or debarred from admission in any institution in the country on account of being found guilty of, abetting or being part of a conspiracy to promote, ragging; and further affirm that, in case the declaration is found to be untrue, the admission of my ward is liable to be cancelled.

Declared this ___day of __________ month of ______year. _____________________

Signature of deponent

Name:

Address:

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VERIFICATION

Verified that the contents of this affidavit are true to the best of my knowledge and no part of the affidavit is false and nothing has been concealed or misstated therein.

Verified at (place) on this the (day) of (month) ,(year ) .________________

Signature of deponent

Solemnly affirmed and signed in my presence on this the (day) of (month) ,(year ) after reading the contents of this affidavit.

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