The TERI School of Advanced Studies (TERI SAS) expects all students to conduct themselves within and outside precincts of the campus in an honorable and ethical manner, befitting the students of a research institution. TERI SAS students must maintain discipline, bear a good moral character and display responsible behavior towards it and the society. A student discipline system exists to handle infractions against TERI SAS rules and regulations. Students will be penalized for breach of prescribed rules and regulations and the nature of penalty will be decided following a disciplinary procedure and guidelines.
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Concerned Head of Centre/Department
Students honor code:
Being convicted under any law of the country. Any conviction for an offence involving moral turpitude under the Indian Penal Code or any other law enforced for the time being.
Noncompliance of TERI SAS policies, Academic & Examination rules or regulations and Memorandum with partner institute as promulgated from time to time.
Academic and Research Misconduct. Impersonation, committing forgery, furnishing false certificate or information, tampering with TERI SAS documents or records, accessing confidential records/ data of University without permission, adopting unfair means and disorderly conduct during exams, interfering in the laboratory/research work of colleagues, revising/resubmitting a marked test /quiz for re-grading without the instructor’s consent and receiving or giving unpermitted aid in any assignment (like take-home tests), misconduct while undertaking an academic/research study or survey or study visit outside the campus and any other activity universally accepted as acts of academic dishonesty.
Violation of Research Integrity. Distorting research procedures by fabrication of data, generating and reporting fraudulent data or distortion of the research process in any other ways.
Plagiarism and Unauthorized Stealing of Others' Intellectual Works. Plagiarizing from printed or electronic (web- based) material, hijacking ideas discussed, representing someone else’s work as own and misleading faculty members about the condition under which the work was prepared.
Misuse of Technology Resources. Using technology to gain unfairly and disrupt system/process, committing cyber offences like hacking, spamming, breaking into another’s account, defacing website, hosting sexually explicit material, using social media to host material that goes against the prevailing laws, sending derogatory emails, copying(cheating)electronically, planting viruses etc.
Misuse of Alcoholic Beverages and Controlled Substances. Consuming or possessing alcoholic drinks without the explicit permission of University authorities. Possessing and consuming prohibited narcotic drugs and intoxicants in the University premises. Smoking in the campus including hostel rooms.
Assault, Harassment, Injury and Threat. Any assault (verbal or physical) upon or intimidation of or insulting behaviour towards a member of TERI SAS Community inside or outside the University campus.
Indecent Exposure. Conduct and exposure undertaken in publicly viewable location, which is deemed obscene.
Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment. Offences committed under the relevant law and UGC/AICTE/TERI SAS Policy & guidelines for the prevention, prohibition and punishment of Sexual Harassment of Women.
Discrimination. Discriminating against any one on any ground and creating disharmony among students on grounds of religion, caste, culture, nationality, race disability, gender and culture as defined in TERI SAS Policy on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
Theft or Damage to Property or Services & Disruption of activities. Attempt to prevent the members of TERI SAS community from discharging their duty, vandalizing or defacing the University property, causing or colluding in unauthorised entry of any person in the campus. Willful violation of biohazard/chemical safety rules, fire safety and security rules/policies of the University.
Possession or Misuse of Weapons Possessing or misusing weapons such as explosives, firearms, knives, lathis, iron chains and iron rods in the University premises or any other instrument which can cause bodily harm.
Violation of Study Abroad/Internship Contracts. Willful violation of contractual terms and conditions agreed with an Institution/Agency/Organisation. Professional misconduct during study abroad and short or longer internships while at any external institution as part of academic engagement.
Ragging. Committing an act of ragging in any form as laid under UGC, AICTE and TERI SAS policy on the issue.
Failure to obey instructions of any TERI SAS disciplinary authority. Failure to comply with written or oral communications from an authorized TERI SAS official to appear for a meeting or hearing.
Engage in any conduct which is unbecoming of a student of the TERI SAS.