Students are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner at
all times in their associations with faculty members and office staff. The
Institute expects them to adhere to the highest standards of personal and
academic integrity and propriety. The students efforts to acquire and exhibit a
professional manner will be reflected in his or her academic standing.
Students are expected to familiarize themselves and to comply with the rules of conduct and academic regulations mentioned herein. The up-to-date version of the rules can be taken from Academic Division. Though the students are supposed to be disciplined, an Academic Disciplinary Committee remains vigilant to see that stipulated rules and procedures are followed.
Academic integrity lies at the heart of scholastic life. By registering
as a student at IBT you acknowledge the awareness of discipline code, academic
rules and regulations and pledge that they must be upheld in letter and spirit.
Acts that constitute breach of discipline or academic integrity include, but
are not limited to, the following
Plagiarism and other acts of academic indecencies
To plagiarize is to use someone`s work, ideas, images etc. without attribution. The issue applies to all students, assignments, reports, projects, thesis etc. Likewise not acknowledging the help of other people in your projects, assignments, reports etc. is an inappropriate behavior. All materials submitted for assessment and towards completion of a course work must be your original work unless specified otherwise by the instructor. Presenting your work, assignments, project, report, etc. for more than one course is also not allowed strictly. Deliberately changing facts and figures to support the argument is another act that can be viewed as an ethical violation In completion of assignments, projects and reports copyright laws must be adhered while using copyright materials. You may ask your Librarian for further guidance on the issue.
USING UNFAIR MEANS IN THE EXAMINATION
Cheating includes but
is not limited to copying from another paper, helping or assisting others with
verbal or written material, obtaining unauthorized advance knowledge of the
question paper, use of any unauthorized computing device etc. during the exams. Institute has a resolute
stance - against using any unfair means. The examination department`s decision
in this regard is final. Any student found indulged in such behavior that is unbecoming of a
student in the examination, would stand failed in the exam but if anything
severe is reported then he may be expelled from the institute
SMOKING AND USE OF DRUGS
Institute has declared itself a non smoking-zone therefore no student is allowed to smoke in the campus. A fine is charged on violation of the rule.
Other major areas of student responsibilities include
mandatory in all lectures, seminars etc. A maximum of 20% absence on genuine
written record is admissible. Attendance falling short of 80% will disqualify
the student to sit in the final examination, (if the student fail to provide a documentry genuine reason of absence) will receive an `F` grade.
Students Code of Conduct specifies Institute’s expectations and reasonable
behavior from the students that is necessary for fostering secure learning
environment. It is aimed at to promote the principle of mutual respect by
informing them of the behaviour that the Institute considers is appropriate,
and discourage the behaviour that it considers is inappropriate. This code also
provides the method of conducting fair enquiry of the cases of misconduct and
suggests appropriate penalties as well. The students are required to read it
promptly in order to ward of any untoward incident in near future. However, for
their firsthand knowledge, following acts and omissions are declared as
misconduct by this code that they have to avoid at all costs.
- Disruption of Institute
- Damage and/or Theft of Property
- Assault (Physical and/or menacing)
- Dangerous Weapons and Instruments
- Use of Drugs and Alcohol
- Frightening, Degrading or Disgraceful Acts
- Endangering Health or Safety
- Violation of Institute’s Policy of Protection Against Sexual Harassment
- Profanity and/or Obscene Language
- Breaching Campus Safety or Security
- Recording of Images without Knowledge
- Misuse of Computing Resources
- Hoax Calling
- Inappropriate Dress
- Violation of the State Laws
RECORD OF CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE INSTITUTE
Students should maintain their records of all correspondence and transactions with the Institute (registration, transcripts, payment record, etc.). It is also advisable to retain copies of all submitted materials like assignments, articles, proposals, projects and so forth submitted in fulfillment of coursework.
COURSE REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
All students are required to get registered according to the dates notified in the academic calendar and also mentioned in the series of events for each semester. Registration must be completed online via Student e-info Portal. Late registration may be allowed in special circumstances with written request payment of late fee charges.
Besides on-campus conduct of all
students, the code shall also apply to the off-campus conduct of students in
direct connection with
- a. Academic course requirements or any
credit-bearing experiences, such as internships, field trips, study abroad, or
- b. Any activity supporting pursuit of a
degree, such as research at another institution or a professional practice
- c. Any activity sponsored, conducted,
or authorized by the Institute
- d. If an offense committed
off of Institute premises adversely
affects the Institute reputation and/or the pursuit of its objectives.
WITHDRAWAL FROM A COURSE
Withdrawal from a
course(s) is allowed but not later than the officially announced date. Full
course fee is to be paid and the course will not be counted towards the
semester result, or determining the student’s C.G.P.A.
DROPPING THE SEMESTER
Institute discourages the policy of taking gaps between studies but at times it becomes necessary for students to drop the semester. In any case of such eventually a student can drop one semester. Student registration with the institute automatically expires in case, the student drops two semesters consecutively . In order to drop a semester, student has to apply online at Student E-info portal and check the status online. Dropping the semester without proper approval can result in cancellation of the admission.
Course substitution may be allowed only in cases where the Dean of the concerned faculty makes such an allowance. However such a consideration can also be made at the time of admission provided the required course is substituted with another required course and that course is not a transferred course.
A student is entitled to graduate if he or she completes all prescribed course work, lab work, reports, assignment, project/thesis etc. and attains a CGPA of 2.5 or above in case of Undergraduate Programs and 3.0 in case of Graduate & Post Graduate Programs.
Dual Specialization / Bi Majors at Undergraduate Level
After successful completion of BBA/BBA (Hons) program, a student is allowed to complete one more semester for specialization. This option for specialization is available only after successful completion of yours BBA/BBA (Hons) degree program. For this purpose a student can choose a field of specialization. For specialization, a student has to complete 4 advance courses in the chosen discipline. If a student wants to choose a dual specialization / Bi Major option, he / she has to select additional two subjects from the area of his / her specialization.
Dual Specialization / Bi Majors at Graduate Level
In third & fourth semester of MBA degree program, a student will choose a discipline for specialization. Currently specialization is available in Human Resource Management, Marketing & Advertising, Management Information System, Banking & Finance and Health Management. A student can choose a subject from the specialization category subject to successful completion of pre-requisite courses. If a student wants to choose a dual specialization / Bi Major option, he / she has to select additional two subjects from the area of his / her specialization.