Rules and Regulations

General Code of Conduct

  • Classes start from 9.30 a.m. and may continue up to 5.00 p.m. on all the five days of a week (Tuesday to Saturday). Students are advised to come to the Institute by 9:25 am to attend classes. As per university rules 75% attendance is mandatory to appear in semester end examination.
  • Students must adhere to the Dress Code of the Institute.
  • Use of mobile phones in the classrooms, Library, labs, workshop area strictly prohibited.
  • Every student must carry his / her Identity Card while entering the campus and identify himself with help of the Identity Card whenever asked for.
  • No guests / visitors shall be allowed with the students in the class/lab/ library.
  • Students must help keep the institute neat and clean and also preserve and maintain the greeneries. Eatables / beverages are not allowed inside the study areas including labs, library, workshops. Students should have their tiffin inside the canteen or class room. Smoking is prohibited in the premises of the institute.
  • Students must conserve electricity and water. They must switch off lights & fans when they leave the class room, laboratories.
  • Rules to be followed in laboratory / workshop / drawing hall
  • All the labs follow certain safety and academic norms for their smooth functioning. Students are advised to keep themselves updated on those norms and follow them accordingly.
  • Any removable data storage device or hardware attachments for software operations cannot be taken in or out without written approval of the department in charge. A violation of this will be considered as an intention for piracy / theft.
  • While studying at the Institute, students will have to operate machines and tools carefully and observe all safety regulations and see that no damage is caused to self, others or to the Institute's property, machinery and equipment. In case it is found that they have caused any damage to the Institute's property they shall be required to reimburse or make good the damage caused. Any decision regarding the extent of their liability on such account shall be at the discretion of the Institute, which shall be final.
  • The nature of learning in any program may require the students to purchase tools, stationary items from time to time. Specific instructions in this regard will be given by the concerned department / faculty at the beginning of various courses.
  • In case of medical emergency in the laboratory, the student must inform the faculty member / technical assistant without any hesitation.

Rules to be followed in Library

Service Hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm

On working days the services of the following sections of the Central Library will remain open, as below:

Reading Room 9:30 am to 6:30 pm

Lending Section 9:30 am to 6 pm

Internet section 10 am to 6 pm

Membership Section 10 am to 5 pm

Under urgent, abnormal or unforeseen circumstances, the Library or any of its sections may be opened later or closed earlier than the scheduled hours at the discretion of Librarian or Principal or Executive Director, after proper intimation to all concerned.

Following activities shall be deemed as act of indiscipline

  1. Disruption of, or improper interference with the academic, administrative, sporting, social or other activities of the institute, whether on institute premises or elsewhere
  2. Using abusive language and creating nuisance in the premises of this institute, disturbing the peace and independent rights of fellow students and faculty members;
  3. Violent, indecent, disorderly, threatening or offensive behavior or language and action likely to cause injury or impair safety on this premises;whilst on SDET-BGI or engaged in any activity in SDET-BGI or for SDET-BGI;
  4. Fraud, deceit, deception, dishonesty or theft in relation to this institute or its staff, or in connection with holding any office in SDET-BGI, or in relation to being a student of this institute;
  5. Action likely to cause sexual or racial harassment of any student, member of staff or other employee of this institute or any authorized visitor of this institute;
  6. Damage to, or defacement of, SDET-BGI property caused intentionally or recklessly, or misappropriation of such property which includes , damaging library books, resources and furniture like cupboards / lockers / file cabinets / walls /doors/ windows/ white board / tables / equipment / chairs etc. by way of writing names/painting/scribbling etc.;
  7. Misuse or unauthorized use of the institute premises or items of property, including computer misuse;
  8. Being instrumental directly or indirectly for mass absenteeism or boycott of classes resulting in vitiating the atmosphere of the Institute;Threatening, physically preventing or using any other means from preventing the students from attending classes;
  9. Consuming drugs, alcohol or any other activity in Campus/ Hostel which is construed as a societal offence at large;

Penalties for minor disciplinary violation

Where the violation is considered minor by the Competent Authority, the following penalties may be imposed at the discretion of the Competent Authority for minor disciplinary violations:

  • A warning to be issued to the student for first offence may not be placed in the students' record. However, in case of a repeat offence the censure may be placed on the student's record and may invite action;
  • A fine may be imposed for each violation / offence;
  • Withholding scholarship or other benefits/ grade cards / offer letters

Penalties for major disciplinary violation

When violation is considered major by the Competent Authority, the following penalties may be imposed for the major disciplinary violations:

  • Suspension / debarment from the institute/ hostel where the student will be declared 'persona-non-grata' and will be debarred from entering the premises, facilities and from attending the classes or;
  • Permanent expulsion from the institute or;
  • The defaulter may be debarred form taking an examination or examinations for one year or more than one year.
  • Any other course of action which may be reasonable in the circumstances.

Penalties for ragging

As per Supreme Court Judgment ragging is - any disorderly conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act with the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student, Indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or a junior student or asking the students to do any act or perform something which such student will not do in the ordinary course and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or a junior student.

The punishment may also take the shape of:

  1. withholding scholarships or other benefits
  2. debarring from representation in events
  3. withhold results
  4. suspend or expel from hostel or institute