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Teachers and their Rights

The Teachers shall enjoy full civic and political rights as provided by the Indian Constitution. The teachers shall have the right to adequate emoluments, academic freedom, social position, conditions of service, professional independence and adequate social insurance.

A teacher shall:

  • Adhere to a responsible pattern of conduct and demeanor expected of him/her by his/her peers and the community.
  • Manage his/her private affairs in a manner consistent with the dignity of the profession.
  • Seek to make professional growth continuous through study and research, writing and decent conduct.
  • Express free and frank opinion by active participation at professional meetings, seminars, conferences, etc. towards the contribution of knowledge.
  • Maintain active membership of professional organizations, subscribing academic/subject periodicals, and strive to improve education and profession through them.
  • Perform his/her duties in the form of teaching, tutorial, practical and seminar work conscientiously and with dedication.
  • Co-operate and assist in carrying out functions relating to the educational responsibilities of the University such as: assisting in appraising applications for admission, advising and counseling students as well as assisting in the conduct of University and College examinations, including supervision, invigilation and evaluation, and participate in extension, co-curricular and extracurricular activities including community service.

Teachers and Non-teaching Employees

  • The teachers should help in the function of a joint staff council covering both teachers and the non-teaching employees.
  • The teachers should treat the non-teaching employees as colleagues and equal partners in a co-operative undertaking, within every educational institution.

Teachers and the Students

The teacher shall;

  • Respect the right and dignity of the student in expressing his/her opinion.
  • Deal justly and impartially with students regardless of their religion, caste, sex, political, economic, social and physical status.
  • Recognize the difference in aptitude and capabilities among students and strive to meet their individual needs.
  • Encourage students to improve their attainments, develop their personalities and at the same time contribute to community welfare.
  • Inculcate among students scientific, progressive and rational outlook and respect for physical labor and ideals of democracy, patriotism and peace.
  • Be affectionate to the students and not behave in a vindictive manner towards any of them for any reason.
  • Make himself/herself available to the students even beyond their class hours and help and guide them without any remuneration or reward.
  • Aid students to develop an understanding of our national heritage and national goals, and refrain from inciting students against other students, colleagues or administration.

Teachers and Authorities

The teachers shall;

  • Discharge their professional responsibilities according to the existing rules and adhere to procedure and methods consistent with their profession in initiating steps through their own institutional bodies and/or professionals.
  • Organizations for change of any such rule detrimental to the professional interest.
  • Not undertake any other employment and commitment including private tuitions and coaching classes.
  • Co-operate in the formulation of policies of the institution by accepting various offices and discharge responsibilities which such offices may demand.
  • Cooperate with the authorities for the betterment of the institutions keeping in view the interest and in conformity with dignity of the profession.
  • Refrain from availing themselves of leave except on unavoidable grounds and as far as practicable with prior intimation, keeping in view their particular responsibility for completion of academic schedule.

Teachers and Colleagues

The teachers shall always;

  • Treat other members of the profession in the same manner as they themselves wish to be treated, speak respectfully of other teachers and render assistance for professional betterment.
  • Refrain from lodging unsubstantiated allegations against colleagues to higher authorities.
  • Refrain from exploiting considerations of caste, creed, religion, race or gender in their professional endeavor.
  • Be thoroughly social and humane, democratic and rational, towards other teachers.
  • Strive at any cost to remove and wash out the local tensions and controversies and disputes.
  • Believe in union and unity of the colleagues.