Code of Conduct for staff

Code of Conduct for Staff

Code of Conduct and Discipline:

All faculties of HBC in general shall abide by the following rules, unless and otherwise expressly circulated to this effect:


  1. Maintain absolute integrity and devotion to duty
  2. Attend the college regularly and punctually
  3. Engage classes, both theory and practical; punctually and effectively
  4. Correct the assignments and lab records systematically
  5. Be meticulous in submitting the question papers and marks of the internal tests
  6. Conduct guest/expert lectures with academic/industry professionals
  7. Valuation of internal and external examinations
  8. Attend guest lectures, FDPs, Workshops, Seminars, Industrial Visits and Tours
  9. Downloading e-materials from digital library, authorized online journals and legitimate sites
  10. Preparing soft/hard copy of course files, delivery sheets and web materials
  11. Monitoring and Counseling of students’ academic performance and Mentoring
  12. Be honest, impartial in dealings and courteous with others
  13. Abide by the rules and regulations of the institution
  14. Promote decency, decorum, dignity and discipline among staff and students.
  15. Institute devices and mechanisms to improve academic standards
  16. Acquire and develop professional/interpersonal competence to enhance skills of students
  17. Building teamwork, team efficiency and reinforcement of skills/knowledge in students
  18. Administrative compliance
  19. Anchoring/Co-anchoring in Seminars / Conferences / Conventions and authoring/co-authoring in Journals / Magazines
  20. Publication and attending FDPs / Workshops / Conferences / Symposiums / Conventions
  21. Chairing Sessions and Delivering Keynote Address in any FDP / Workshop / Seminar / Conference
  22. Professional, rational and intellectual behavior like an academician.


  1. Gross negligence of duties and responsibilities
  2. Propagation of religious, communal, anti-social, terrorist activities in the campus
  3. Discriminate by caste, creed, religion, language, domicile, social and cultural background
  4. Encouraging any form of ‘malpractice/unfair practices’ in connection with exams
  5. Leaving the campus without proper prior permission of the Head of the Institution.
  6. Absconding from the institution
  7. Undertake private assignments whether remunerative or not (however, assignments offered by affiliated university and its bodies are excluded)
  8. Enter into any monetary transactions with any stakeholder of the institution
  9. Cause damage to institution or stakeholders’ property in any form
  10. Encourage or involve in immoral practices with stakeholders
  11. Organize, attend, involve in any duty outside the college without proper approval from Head of the Institution.
  12. Passing comments on religious, regional, personal, racial and cultural sentiments
  13. Taking Membership of a political party or taking part in politics
  14. Any act which is detrimental to the interest of the institution

Disciplinary action:

All employees are liable for disciplinary action for disobedience, misconduct and dereliction/negligence of duty. However such disciplinary action shall be taken after establishing the grounds on which the disciplinary action is initiated and after a reasonable opportunity has been provided to the employee to defend himself/herself.

Complaints of misconduct by a staff member are investigated by a disciplinary committee or ad hoc committee constituted for the purpose by the Principal.

An employee may be placed under suspension by the appointing authority pending enquiry into framed charges by giving the employee a fair chance to represent his/her case. The manager of HBC is empowered to suspend any employee if it is in the interest of the college and report his action to the DCE, and the University as the case may be.

As part of the disciplinary action, the following punishment for good and sufficient reasons may be imposed upon the employee of the Institution, after establishing the facts about committing an offence and dereliction/negligence of duties:

  1. Censure
  2. Withholding increments/promotion
  3. Recovery from his personal property (through a Court of Law) whole or part of any pecuniary loss caused to the college due to negligence of duty or breach of orders/rules.
  4. Suspension from service
  5. Removal/Termination/Dismissal from service

Grievance Cell:

Grievance cells are constituted at department level by the HOD concerned and at institution level by the Principal to look into the grievance of the staff members and redress them.

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