Policy on Unfair Means

POLICY ON USING UNFAIR MEANS DURING EXAMINATIONS AT 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 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 – 11- 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 SeatsInvigilator
LEVEL – 21- 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 penaltyExamination Disciplinary Committee
LEVEL – 31- 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 penaltyExamination Disciplinary Committee
LEVEL – 41. 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 penaltyExamination Disciplinary Committee
LEVEL – 51- 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 KIET for approval.