POLICY ON USING UNFAIR MEANS DURING EXAMINATIONS AT PAF-KIET 

  • Use of unfair means is considered a very serious offense. Students can be rusticated, suspended or demoted.
  • Cases of cheating or plagiarism shall be referred to the Examination Disciplinary Committee shall investigate the matter and recommend necessary action(s). President PAF-KIET shall approve the recommendations made.
  • Carrying of mobile phones and any other communication device is strictly prohibited in the examination rooms and shall be confiscated
  • No student shall be allowed to sit in the examination, 10- minutes after start of examination.
  • No student shall be allowed to leave examinations room, earlier than 20-minutes and 60 minutes after commencement of the Hourly and end-term examinations, respectively.
  • Rules against cheating and plagiarism shall be strictly enforced.

LEVELS 

OFFENCES 

PUNISHMENTS

AUTHORITY

LEVEL – 1 1- Whispering / Talking
2- Glancing / Looking / Staring
3- Responding to others whispers and assisting others in   seeing own answer sheet.
4- Other offences of similar nature and intensity
Oral Warning, Change of Seats Invigilator
LEVEL – 2 1- Getting / Giving assistance by exchange of personal items like calculators, etc.
2- Carrying mobile phone or any other electronic device
3- Repeating offences of LEVEL 1
4- Other offences of similar nature and intensity
 Removal from the examination Hall
and mobile phone / device shall be Confiscated
Invigilator with Controller of Exams
“CC” grades (equivalent to “F”) in subject of exam with financial penalty Examination Disciplinary Committee
LEVEL – 3 1- Writing on the desk before the start of the exam.
2- Sitting contrary to seating plan, intentionally.
3- Being caught talking while outside the examination hall during the examination when allowed to go out e.g. visit to washroom, visit to Administration for issue of temporary ID Card, etc.
4- Repeat Offences of Level 2
5- Other offences of similar nature and intensity
Cancellation of semester and course  with (“CC” grades (equivalent to “F”) shall be given in all subjects with financial penalty Examination Disciplinary Committee
LEVEL – 4 1. Using pre-meditated chits containing helpful material.
2. Using Mobile Phone / Organizer to cheat.
3. Other offences of similar nature and intensity               4- Carrying helpful material written on hands / arms / calculator
5. Exchanging question papers
Cancellation of semester and course  with (“CC” grades (equivalent to “F”) shall be given in all subjects with financial penalty Examination Disciplinary Committee
LEVEL – 5 1- Exchanging Answer Sheets during the examination
2- Writing each others Roll No. on own answer sheet.        3- Replacing answer sheets with other answer sheets not distributed for this exam (e.g. prepared at home, prepared in class).
4- Proxy Sitting
5- Cheating and being argumentative, rude, aggressive etc with the invigilator
6- when checked. Whenever decided by the Disciplinary Committee
Rustication / Expulsion from the Institute and (“F” grade shall be given in all subjects with financial penalty) Examination Disciplinary Committee

POLICY ON CHEATING AND RELATED PUNISHMENTS

  • Ease implementation of punishments related to cheating during exams.
  • Assign authority at various levels.
  • Ensure standardization in punishment regardless of departmental or individual bias.
  • Level 1 to be implemented by the invigilator.
  • Controller of Examinations or his authorized representative must be contacted for implementation of punishments related to Level 2.
  • Decisions on Levels 2 to 5 can only be taken by convening the Examination Disciplinary Committee.  Controller of Examination is to be informed immediately.   He is to then convene the committee consisting of:

Director Registration & Examination      (Chairperson)
Director of concerned College                 (Member)
Controller of Examinations                       (Member)

  • The recommendations of the Examination Disciplinary Committee are to be put up to President PAF-KIET for approval.