Code of Ethics
The effectiveness of a College in delivering quality education and achieving the targets set by it will substantially depend on the ethical standard of the Faculty and Employees displayed in day-to-day discharge of their duties. It is in this belief, that a Code of Conduct has been framed that will provide general frame work of ideas and expectations, incompetent on them. The Code of Ethics is intended to be a self-imposed discipline within which the faculty members and others must exercise academic independence.
Code of Conduct
Every Employee is expected to conduct himself/herself in a way befitting his/her position as an Employee of Naipunnya Institute of Management & Information and Technology and prestige and goodwill of NIMIT. He/She shall co-operate with his/her fellow employees, the Management and the entire administration in maintaining the best service, cordial relationship, congenial and pleasant atmosphere of the establishment, which would be conducive to render better service to its stakeholders establishing healthy relationship and understanding.
All employees have to:
- Abide by the rules & regulations of the Institution and the Catholic ethical principles in all professional matters.
- Maintain absolute integrity at all times.
- Maintain high ethical standards and honesty.
- Refrain from doing anything which is or may be contrary to any law, rules, and regulations of the Institution.
- Maintain a responsible and decent standard of conduct in private life.
- Report to Principal/competent authority the fact of your arrest or conviction in a Criminal Court and the circumstances connected therewith, as soon as it is possible to do.
- Keep away from demonstrations organized by political parties in the vicinity/neighborhood of the Institution.
- Manage private affairs in such a way as to avoid habitual indebtedness or insolvency.
- Commit yourself to and uphold the supremacy of the Constitution and democratic values.
- Defend and uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India, the Security of the State, public Order, decency and morality.
- Promote the principals of merit, fairness and impartiality in the discharge of duties.
- Maintain accountability and transparency.
- Maintain responsiveness to the public, particularly to the weaker section.
- Maintain courtesy and good behavior with others.
- Make choices, take decisions and make recommendations on merit alone.
- Act with fairness and impartiality and not discriminate against any one,particularly the poor and the under privileged sections of society.
- Maintain discipline in the discharge of your duties and be liable to implement the lawful orders duly communicated to you.
- Maintain political neutrality.
- Perform and discharge your duties with highest degree of professionalism and dedication to the best your abilities.
Don’ts of Employees
- Do not make joint representations in matters of common interest.
- Do not indulge in acts unbecoming of an Employee.
- Do not be discourteous, dishonest and partial.
- Do not practise untouchability.
- Do not associate yourself with any banned organizations.
- Do not join or support any illegal strike.
- Do not accept lavish or frequent hospitality from any individual, private firms,having official dealings with you.
- Do not bring any political influence in matters pertaining to your service.
- Do not consume any intoxicating drinks or drugs while on duty.
- Do not indulge in any act of sexual harassment of any woman at work place.
Acts and Conduct which amount to misconduct
The following acts and conduct or omissions, which are illustrative and not exhaustive, shall be treated as misconducts:
- Habitual absence without leave of absence and without sufficient cause for more than 8 working days, repeated for more than 2 times at any point of service by an employee.
- Habitual late attendance.
- Habitual negligence or neglect of work.
- Fraudulent and frequent repetitions of any act or omission for which already warned in writing.
- Striking work or inciting others to strike or adopting go slow methods whether singly or along with others in contravention of the provision of any law or rule in force.
- Leaking any information relating to official matters to outsiders, as they are confidential.
- Holding meetings within the work premises or any other premises owned by the employer without the previous written permission of the management.
- Assaulting, abusing or intimidating any employee of the employer either within the premises or at any other place.
- Demanding, taking or giving bribes / gifts or any illegal gratification or indulging in any corrupt practice and/ or lending or borrowing money to and from subordinate employees.
- Publication of any article relating to the work of the Employer without obtaining prior written permission of the employer.
- Willful disfigurement, destruction or alteration or forgery of any record/ file of the establishment.
- Refusal to act on the accepted terms and conditions of service.
- Engaging in any vocation outside that of Naipunnya Institute of Management & Information Technology without the written permission of the authority
- Working elsewhere during the period of his leave of absence from Naipunnya Institute of Management & Information Technology.
- Canvassing, obtaining or being a part of any signature campaign or joint petition within the establishment during the working hours without the written permission of the management.
- Refusal to work extra time or on Sundays or holidays or on weekly off days when directed to do so by his/her superior.
- Inability/incapacity/inefficiency to perform a job for which the employee was appointed.
- Refusal to perform overtime work or proceeding for outstation duties or to carry out duty assigned any other place or refusal to carry out an order of transfer.
- Habitual breach of any law applicable to the Establishment
- Engaging in trade within the premises of the Establishment.
- Absence without leave or overstaying on sanctioned leave
- Neglect of work/negligence in performance of duties
- Breach of any rule of Naipunnya Institute of Management & Information Technology or instructions from any departments.
- Committing nuisance on the premises of Naipunnya Institute of Management & Information Technology.
- Willful insubordination or disobedience whether alone or in combination with another or others to any lawful and reasonable orders of a superior.
- Willful damage to or loss of establishment’s goods or property.
- Riotous and disorderly behavior of fighting or quarrelling with co-workers,drunkenness during working hours in the premises of the establishment or any act subversive of discipline in connection with the work of the establishment , whether inside or outside.
- Attend duty under the influence of alcohol or any other intoxicant.
- Holding meetings or shouting slogans or leading procession / demonstration inside the premises of the establishment or distributing or accepting handbills, notices or paste in posters inside the premises without the permission of the management.
- Entering another department or section otherwise in the course of his duty.
- Talking or behaving in a disrespectful manner to a superior, challenging the authority of the superior or shouting at the superior.
- Taking or giving bribes or any illegal gratification.
- Using abusing language or slogans against any superior officer or any other employee of the establishment.
- Gambling or playing cards within the premises of the establishment.
- Sleeping while on duty, reading magazines, novels and other non-professional literature.
- Interference or tampering with records, the employees attendance register etc., either pertaining to himself or to any other employee.
- Threatening or intimidating any employee within the premises of the establishment.
- Disclosing to any unauthorized person or persons any information in regard to the working or process of the establishment.
- Any act subversive of discipline and efficiency and any act involving moral turpitude.
- Collection of any money within Naipunnya Institute of Management & Information Technology premises for the purposes not authorized by the management.
- Furnishing false information at the time of selection for appointment or at any time thereafter during the service with Naipunnya Institute of Management & Information Technology in respect of himself or in respect of any other person.
- Spreading false information at the time of selection for appointment or at any time thereafter.
- Exhibiting bad temper, using foul language or talking in a discourteous manner to another employee or a person whom Naipunnya Institute of Management & Information Technology has business connections/customers within the premises of Naipunnya Institute of Management & Information Technology.
- Engaging in any trade, money lending or any other activity or attending to any work other than allotted work within Naipunnya Institute of Management &Information Technology premises.
- Sexual harassment which includes such unwelcome sexually determines
behavior as :
- A demand or request for sexual favor , or
- Sexually colored remarks, or
- Showing pornography or any other overt or suggestive action or visible representation, unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conducts of sexual nature.
- Arrest for any criminal offences and conviction in any court of law for any criminal offence.
- Breach of any provision of these Service Rules, even though not specifically reproduced above.
- Engaging in Trade Union activities within the premises of the Naipunnya Institute of Management & Information Technology.
- Using mobile phone for personal purposes during duty hours.
- Spreading or engaging malicious gossip.
- Taking part in any gambling, lottery or any game of chance within the facility during working hours.
- Use of profane or indecent language in addressing in any Naipunnya Institute Of Management & Information Technology official, co-employee or person transacting business within the facility premises or while discharging official functions.
- Theft of Naipunnya Institute of Management & Information Technology or other employee’s property/funds.
- Leaving the premises or Office during working hours without prior clearance from immediate superior.
- Habitual breach of any Service Rules or any law applicable to the establishment.
- Refusal to accept a charge sheet order or other communication served in accordance with the Service Rules.
- The above list of misconducts is not exhaustive. Any other act or omission or
behavior of an employee which amount to misconduct as per the ordinary meaning of the terms shall also be considered as misconduct for the purpose of these standing orders.