1 STUDENT HANDBOOK Schools of Engineering & School of Computer Application KIIT UNIVERSITY (Declared u/s 3 of UGC Act, 1956)
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4 MESSAGE OF FOUNDER, KIIT & KISS Message A warm welcome to KIIT University! Beginning its journey as a modest industrial training institute, KIIT University has grown into the most happening multidisciplinary university of the country within a short time of two decades. It not only offers a world-class learning experience that is rooted in a rich educational culture of excellence, but also stands at an enviable position where quality education has been synergized with social values. Today KIIT University is one of the most sought after institutions of professional education, offering about 100 academic programmes and having more than 20,000 students from all corners of India and around 22 countries. With its focus on quality education with humane touch, students graduating from KIIT University are not only equipped with cutting edge skills necessary for success in present day global workplace, but also imbibed with social values and concern. The University's cosmopolitan campus offers world-class academic, residential and co-curricular facilities for the students. As one of the most vibrant institutions of the country, it has been organizing academic deliberations of national and international importance regularly, which provide unmatched exposure to the students. They also benefit from multidisciplinary and multicultural ambience of the University. Given all these, it is not surprising that KIIT University has been achieving cent percent campus placements since its inception. The University uniquely places equal emphasis on academic placement and in recent years an increasing number of students have been finding notable success in top institutions of India and abroad for higher studies. I welcome you once again to KIIT and wish you a very pleasant, comfortable and memorable stay in the University. (Dr. A. Samanta)
5 MESSAGE OF CHANCELLOR Message Dear students, On behalf of the University and members of its various bodies I welcome you to KIIT University admitted through its various Schools in the Academic Session of KIIT as the very name epitomized, has a technology bias. Technology requires a very sound knowledge-base of physical and biological sciences. Modern technology education in India has six decades of history. It is true that indigenous knowledge-base in India has a very strong technology understanding and the average Indians' technology sense is quite high. I only fear that most of merit now being channeled through technology education with not very sound science-education background may ultimately backfire. MIT of US has a very strong multidisciplinary background including a very strong Economics and other Social Sciences knowledge-base as well. Technology education requires very comprehensive social science knowledge, too! Since you would be in technology education, you may also wonder how such education is different from engineering education. Generally speaking we understand these terms as coequal and substitutive. Engineering education is concerned with sciences that form basis of physical and mathematical understanding of engineering, and involves design, building, machination, and structures. Such an engineering education does require support of good Laboratories. Technology education, on the other hand, is learning application of engineering knowledge for practical use. It involves a lot of innovation is developing use-value of engineering knowledge. Naturally engineering knowledge results into claim of product patent on invention, which are new (novelty); not obvious (non obvious) and possesses industrial application (utility). Technology innovation on the other hand may result in process patent claim. It also generates confidential information that one may not like to take to a formal claim for patent. Technology innovation, therefore, are commercially used by way of technology transfer agreements with technology adaptation and strict confidentiality maintenance agreements. These are matters of details. Where engineering education ends technology education takes over. Technology education as is presently available is perhaps the first integrated education system introduced in modern India six decades ago. Initially whereas engineering education was available in four years, technology education was for five years. Gradually over the years technology education also fell in line with engineering education. Technology education requires good Workshops where knowledge can be applied on hand. Naturally methodology of teachinglearning is different. Science and technology education is predominantly led by pear-group learning drive, more than a top down model of teacher-taught method. Naturally faculty is seen as a guide more than as a teacher. I am sure you will have a lot of participatory learning system through which your creative-you would come out to benefit the human kind through your quest for demystifying the nature and bringing new technology of production and treatment. You know much more than the older generations as to how is the particle physics today create a new generation of knowledge and technology. Nanotechnology is now likely to revolutionize the engineering education. These are all in your reachable frontier of knowledge. I am sure KIIT University and its Technology Schools would try to shape your
6 inner-creative-self to come out to serve human kind. KIIT alumni made Odisha in general and KIIT students and faculties, in particular, proud. I hope you also in turn shall both make us proud when you are within as well as when you would be without the KIIT University. May God bless you all! (Prof. N. L. Mitra)
7 MESSAGE OF VICE CHANCELLOR Message I most heartily welcome all the newly admitted students of KIIT University. Today and always, the mission of the University is to give students an experience that provides a solid foundation for success. Most of our alumni are holding very good positions in India and abroad, and we take great pride in all of them. This Students Handbook, being published for the newly joined batch of students of the Schools of Engineering and School of Computer Application, will serve as a guide for them for smooth induction in their professional education in this University. KIIT University is a temple of learning which guarantees academic excellence, quality teaching and provides equal opportunity for all the students to achieve their cherished goals. This University not only puts a lot of emphasis on the academic excellence but also provides enough facilities and opportunities for the students to bring out their hidden talents. All these achievements could be attributed to an exemplary disciplined environment in the University campuses and dedicated and selfless efforts of the faculty members and other supporting staff. I urge you to be more than a spectator; rather, take full advantage of the opportunities here. On this great occasion, I congratulate you and your parents for making a right decision in taking admission in this University for pursuing your professional career. I assure you that we will make every effort to make your stay in this University most rewarding. We encourage you to strive for excellence, be innovative, have integrity and be inclusive of all people in the community. We wish you well for your future and look forward to providing you with every opportunity to excel in your studies and extracurricular activities. Finally, remember one thing. There is someone here to help whenever you need it. We have a strong mentoring scheme through which an assigned faculty member will take care of your day to day academic and other issues. I am sure that you will have a very nice and comfortable stay throughout your study period and that each one of you will come out successful in your endeavors. I wish you all the best. (Prof. P.P.Mathur)
8 MESSAGE OF REGISTRAR Message As the Registrar of KIIT University, I welcome each of you to KIIT University. I am pleased that you have made KIIT, the University of your choice. I hope that your experience at KIIT University will be challenging, rewarding, and gratifying. The primary aim of our University is the intellectual and personal development of our students. To this end, we believe there is no substitute for the interaction between students and faculty to facilitate the learning process and assist students in the pursuit of their educational goals. For the benefit of the students, in order that they become aware and can take full advantage of the facilities, the Student Handbook has been compiled and distributed. It has all relevant information concerning curricular and academic rules & regulations and other important information for quick access. I am sure that the Handbook will be of great assistance to the students. I wish you great success in your endeavour in the pursuit of knowledge. (Dr. S. Samanta)
9 Preface Welcome to all newly admitted students of academic session. It is undoubtedly true, that you have all chosen the best platform for pursuing your professional career i.e. the KIIT University under KIIT Group of Institutions. This University's prominence in the country and in the globe is well known and this is possible due to the vision, upbringing, motivation and adoption of state-of-the-art academic features by the Honbl'e Founder of KIIT & KISS Dr. A. Samanta. We are all sure and confident, that when you complete your education in this University you will be considered as a well trained and competent technocrat in the contemporary area. Student Handbook is published every year at the beginning of each Academic Session. The publication is meant to provide information on various aspects of the University which will guide the student community during their entire duration of stay while pursuing the academic programme. The information is related to academic, examination procedures, student activities, campus services, important policies and procedures, contact persons, telephone numbers, addresses and facilities etc. Further, help and support are also extended through the officials connected with the Academic, Students Affairs and all other support services provided by the University. I wish you all a happy and fruitful stay in KIIT University. Director, Students Affairs
10 TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION SUBJECT PAGE 1 KIIT AT A GLANCE 1.1 Vision of KIIT 1.2 Mission of KIIT 1.3 National Standing 1.4 Globalization of KIIT 1.5 KIIT University 1.6 Schools of KIIT University 1.7 Schools of Engineering 1.8 School of Computer Application 2 KEY PERSONS 3 BRIEF ACADEMIC INFORMATION 3.1 Academic Calendar 3.2 Attendance Requirement 3.3 Evaluation Pattern in Brief 3.4 Grading System 3.5 Annual Supplementary Examination 3.6 Regulations applicable for promotion to next higher academic year 3.7 Degree requirements 3.8 Branch Change 4 STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT 4.1 Academic Campus 4.2 Class Room 4.3 Laboratory 4.4 Examination 4.5 Action Against Indiscipline 4.6 General Points Regarding Discipline 4.7 Ragging 5 CENTRAL LIBRARY 5.1 Facilities 5.2 Operational aspect of Library 5.3 Rules for Using Reading Room of Central Library 6 TRAINING AND PLACEMENT CELL 6.1 Primary Activities
11 6.2 T&P Guidelines Discipline Fees Attendance Competency Development/Certification During Campus recruitment Programme 7 SCHOLARSHIPS AND MEDALS 7.1 Pradyumna Bal Memorial Scholarships 7.2 Means-cum-Merit Scholarships 7.3 Merit Scholarships 7.4 AICTE Scholarships 7.5 Medals 8 TECHNICAL VISIT AND PICNIC 9 STUDENT ACTIVITY AND PARTICIPATION 9.1 Societies 9.2 Spic Macay 9.3 Magazine 9.4 NCC 9.5 NSS 9.6 Student Coordinator of the Societies 9.7 Removal from the Society 9.8 Attendance and Participation 10 SPORTS 10.1 Rules & Regulation 11 Counseling Services 12 Grievance Redressal Forum for Women 13 Celebration of International Events 14 Contact Persons for Different Activities 15 Contact Persons of Societies 16 Society Timings 17 NCC & NSS Timings
12 1.0 KIIT AT A GLANCE The journey of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) from a technical institute to a multi-disciplinary University is fascinating. The small engineering college of yesteryears has now been transformed into a world class university spread over 25 sq. km. of land accommodating 20 sprawling wi-fi campuses with 7.5 million sq. ft. built up area. KIIT was conferred the University status in 2004 by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India in recognition of its excellence. The distinction, which made it the youngest ever to achieve it, came only after six years of commencement of undergraduate programmes; thus earning it an entry into the Limca Book of Records on another count. KIIT stands out as one of the finest Universities of India (declared under section 3 of the UGC Act of 1956) with 18,000 students pursuing under graduate and post graduate studies in Engineering, MCA, Management, Rural Management, Law, Bio-technology, MBBS, BDS, Nursing, Fashion Technology, Film & Media studies, and Language. Apart from establishing milestones in the technical and professional education, KIIT is dedicated for the upliftment of socially and economically challenged people of the state. Establishment of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), a residential school exclusively for the tribal children of the State, is a pointer towards KIIT s commitment towards the society. In this Institute, tribal students are provided with study and living facilities, completely free, for their education from KG to PG. 1.1 VISION OF KIIT To create an advanced centre of professional learning of international standing where pursuit of knowledge and excellence shall rein supreme, unfettered by the barriers of nationality, language, cultural plurality and religion 1.2 MISSION OF KIIT To impart quality technical education of international standard and imbibe skill for solving real life problems To inculcate national/global perspective in attitude To create leadership qualities with futuristic vision To foster spirit of entrepreneurship, and realization of societal responsibilities To cultivate adaptation of ethics, morality and healthy practices in professional life To instill habit of continual learning To bring about total personality development and create conscientious and responsible world citizens To encourage and support creative abilities and research temperament
13 1.3 NATIONAL STANDING Milestones Achieved 1997 Commencement of Undergraduate Programmes in Technology 2004 KIIT Conferred University Status 2006 Ranked 100 among self-financing institutions of the country (India Today Survey) 2007 Ranked 37th among self-financing institutions of the country (Outlook Synovate Survey) 2008 Ranked 6th in Placement & 18th Overall among self-financing institutions of the country (Outlook Synovate Survey) 2009 Ranked 16th in All India, including IITs & NITs Ranked 4th in East Zone, including IITs & NITs Ranked 5th amongst self-financing universities (Times of India-Gfk-Mode Study) 2010 Among India's Top 15 Engineering Institutions including IIT's & NIT's (Study by Dalal Street Journal 2010) Accredited by NAAC of UGC in 'A' Grade, (securing highest CGPA) th Position amongst all National Level Self Financing Universities (The Pioneer) 1.4 GLOBALISATION OF KIIT In order to make its presence felt in the global education scenario, KIIT University has obtained membership of various prestigious world bodies, accreditation boards and associations. Each of these bodies have large number of member Universities and members benefit from exchange, degree equivalence, fellowship and research grants in furthering the cause of higher education amongst themselves. KIIT University is a member of prestigious national and international organizations such as: International Association of Universities (IAU) Association of Indian Universities ( AIU) Association of Commonwealth Universities ( ACU) University Mobility of Asia and the Pacific ( UMAP) International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific ( AUAP) International Institute of Education ( IIE), New York United Nations Academic Impact ( UNAI) 1.5 KIIT UNIVERSITY The university has 23 constituent schools which offer various academic programs. It is not only the world class infrastructure alone but also the quality of teaching and research
14 illustrated by the accreditation of NAAC of UGC and NBA of AICTE that make KIIT one of the most promising centers of excellence. The University currently offers following academic programs: Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) - 4 years B. Tech & M. Tech. (Dual Degree) - 5 years B. Tech. & MBA (Dual Degree) - 5 years MBBS - 4 Years 6 Months BDS - 4 Years Biotechnology Dual Degree ( B. Tech. & M. Tech.) - 5 years B. Sc. Nursing - 4 years Integrated Law (BA. LLAB, BBA LLB, B. Sc. LLB) - 5 years MCA - 3 Years Integrated MCA - 5 years BCA - 3 years B. Tech. (Lateral Entry) - 3 years BBA - 3 Years Bachelor of Design (Fashion & Textile) - 4 years Bachelor in Film & Television Production - 3 years MBA - 2 years M. Tech. - 2 years M. Sc. (Biotechnology) - 2 years M. Sc. (Applied Microbiology) - 2 years M. Sc. Nursing - 2 years LLM - 2 years Ph. D. 1.6 SCHOOLS OF KIIT UNIVERSITY School of Civil Engineering School of Computer Engineering School of Electrical Engineering School of Electronics Engineering School of Mechanical Engineering School of Computer Application School of Applied Sciences School of Law School of Management School of Rural Management School of Biotechnology Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences
15 Kalinga Institute of Nursing Sciences School of Fashion Technology School of Film & Media Sciences School of Fine Art School of language School of Yoga 1.7 SCHOOLS OF ENGINEERING (SoE) Schools of Engineering (SoE) is the conglomerate of all schools offering engineering & technology courses. B. Tech, M. Tech., Dual Degree Programme (B. Tech & M. Tech and B. Tech & MBA), and Ph. D. programme in Engineering and Technology are offered from these Schools. Different specialization programmes offered from these Schools are: School of Civil Engineering Academic Programme Undergraduate Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Civil Engineering 4 years Postgraduate Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering & Management) Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering) 2 years 2 years Dual Degree B. Tech & M. Tech 5 years B. Tech & MBA 5 years Research Programme Ph. D
16 School of Computer Engineering Vision To produce quality engineering graduates by imparting quality education and research in the field of computer science and information technology in order to respond swiftly the challenges of 21st century. Mission 1. To provide quality professional education in science and technology in fields relating to computer science and information technology that enable students to effectively apply this education to solve real-world problems. 2. To provide a platform for students that helps students to inculcate event management skills and entrepreneurial skills. 3. To create an ambience that helps students realizing social responsibilities and value of professional ethics. 4. To conduct research in advanced and application-oriented arena relating to computer and information science involving students with promote on continuous learning. 5. To establish strong bonding with globally leading industries. Program Educational Objectives (PEO) PEO1: To lead a successful career in industries or pursue higher studies or entrepreneurial endeavors. PEO2: To offer techno-commercially feasible and socially acceptable solutions to real life engineering problems. PEO3: To demonstrate effective communication skill, professional attitude and a desire to learn.
17 Academic Programme Undergraduate Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Computer Science Engineering Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Information Technology 4 years 4 years Post Graduate Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Computer Science & Engineering Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Computer Science & Information Security Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Computer Science (Software Engineering) Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Computer Science (Data base Engineering) 2 years 2 years 2 years 2 years Dual Degree B.Tech & M.Tech - Dual Degree B.Tech & MBA- Dual Degree 5 years 5 years Research Programme Ph. D. School of Electrical Engineering Academic Programme Undergraduate Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Electrical Engineering 4 years Post-Graduate Master of Technology (M. Tech) i n Electrical Engineering (Power Electronics & Drives) Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Electrical Engineering (Power Energy System) 2 years 2 years Dual Degree
18 B.Tech & M.Tech - Dual Degree 5 years B. Tech & MBA- Dual Degree 5 years Research Programme Ph. D. School of Electronics Engineering Academic Programme Undergraduate Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Electronics& Electrical Engineering Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering 4 years 4 years 4 years Postgraduate Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering (Communication Engineering) Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering (VLSI & Embedded System) Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering (RF & Microwave) 2 years 2 years 2 years Dual Degree B. Tech & M. Tech - Dual Degree 5 years B. Tech & MBA - Dual Degree 5 years Research Programme Ph.D School of Mechanical Engineering
19 Academic Programme Undergraduate Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Mechanical Engineering Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech} in Mechanical Engineering (Automobile) 4 years 4 years Postgraduate Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing Process & System) Master of Technology (M. Tech} in Mechanical Engineering (Thermal Engineering) 2 years 2 years Dual Degree B.Tech & M.Tech - Dual Degree 5 Years B. Tech & MBA - Dual Degree 5 Years Research Programme Ph. D School of Applied Sciences Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics School of Humanities and Social Sciences English Language & Communication, Economics and Management. 1.8 SCHOOL OF COMPUETR APPLICATION (SCA) In this school, Bachelor and Masters Degree Programme in Computer Application (BCA & MCA) are offered.
20 2. KEY FUNCTIONARIES A. KIIT Group of Institutions & KISS Designation Name Contact No Founder, KIIT & KISS Dr. A. Samanta B. KIIT University Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) N. L. Mitra Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) P. P. Mathur Rector Prof. (Dr.) S. Pattanaik Professor Eminence & Research Chair Prof. (Dr.) S. Nanda Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) D. K. Tripathy Registrar & Director, Admissions Prof. (Dr.) S. R. Samanta Director, Students Affair Prof. (Dr.) B. Das Controller of Examinations Prof. (Dr.) S. K. Mandal Director, Quality Assurance Prof. (Dr.) B. C. Guru Dean, Training & Placement Prof. (Dr.) S. Singh Dean, CAAS Prof. K. Mohanty C. DEAN / DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS Dean, School of Civil Engineering Prof. (Dr.) S. K. Patro Dean, School of Computer Engineering Prof.(Dr.) A. K. Bisoi Dean, School of Electrical Engineering Prof. A. Dasgupta Dean, School of Electronics Engineering Prof.(Dr.) A. K. Ray Dean, School of Mechanical Engineering Prof. (Dr.) K. C. Singh Dean, School of Applied Science & Dean, Prof.(Dr.) B. B. Patra st Year Programme (Engineering) Dean, School of Computer Application Prof. (Dr.) V. Goswami
21 D. ASSOCIATE DEAN OF SCHOOLS Asso. Dean, School of Civil Engineering Prof. (Dr.) B. G. Mahapatra Asso. Dean, School of Computer Prof. S. Mishra Engineering Asso. Dean, School of Electrical Prof. (Dr.) C. K. Panigraphi Engineering Asso. Dean, School of Electronics Prof. (Dr.) A. Datta Engineering Asso. Dean, School of Mechanical Dr. A. K. Sahoo Engineering Asso. Dean, School of Applied Science Dr. K. Parashar Asso Dean, School of Computer Dr. J. R. Mohanty Application Asso. Dean, School of Humanities & Asso. Dean, 1 st Year, B. Tech. Prof. (Dr.) G. Satapathy BRIEF ACADEMIC INFORMATION 3.1 Academic Calendar: Academic Calendar is attached at Annexure-I 3.2 Attendance Requirement: A student will be eligible to appear in an endsemester examination of a subject (Theory [including Tutorials]) provided he/she is a registered student in that subject and attends at least 75% of the classes held in the subject. The attendance for this purpose shall be considered from the date of commencement of classes in the semester 3.3 Evaluation Pattern in Brief: Theory: End semester assessment 60% Internal Assessment 40% (Mid-semester-25%, Assignment & Quiz -15%) Practical: Continuous Assessment 60% End Semester Exam 40% Sessional: Assessment in the Class 100%
22 3.4 Grading System: (Score on 100 percentage point) Depending on the performance, a student at the end of any semester will be awarded a letter grade in each subject items registered by him/her as per the table given below: Qualification Score on Letter Grade Grade 100 percentage point Points Outstanding 100 to 90 O 10 Excellent 89 to 80 E 9 Very Good 79 to 70 A 8 Good 69 to 60 B 7 Fair 59 to 50 C 6 Pass 49 to 40 D 5 Fail Below 40 F 2 Additionally, an I grade is assigned in a subject item if the evaluation of that item is incomplete for whatever reason at the time of declaration of the results. A student shall at the end of his/her semester receive the grade card, which shall contain the SGPA (Semester Grade Point Average) indicating his/her performance index for the semester and also the CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) indicating his/her performance index for all the semesters completed up to and including the current semester. SGPA is defined as follows: SGPA= (C GP) / C where C=credits of a subject item, GP=the grade point corresponding to the grade obtained in that subject items and the summation is taken over all the subject items registered in that semester, including those in which the student has secured F grades but excluding those in which he/she has been assigned an I grade. For Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) the same formula as that of SGPA is used except that the sum is taken over all the subject items taken in all the semesters completed up to that point of time, including those in which the students has secured F grade but excluding those in which he/she has been assigned an I grade. 3.5 Annual Supplementary Examination: Supplementary examinations are held at the end of each Academic Session for the current level theory subject items only. Students with backlog subject items can appear for the annual supplementary examination without restriction except those imposed by examination disciplinary committee. However, a student will be assigned one grade less than he/she actually obtains in the subject item in the supplementary examination with exception of C and D grades, which would remain the same.
23 3.6 Regulations applicable for promotion to next higher academic year: A student shall not be promoted to the next higher academic year; if he/she has more than 5 (five) back papers. 3.7 Degree requirements: To qualify for the B. Tech degree, a student must obtain at least D grades in all Theory, Practical and Sessional subject items individually and a CGPA of 6.0 or above. 3.8 Branch change: There is a provision for change of branch under the Regulation of KIIT University after completion of 2 nd semester B. Tech. courses and publication of results. Only those students, who fulfill the following criteria, shall be considered eligible for change of branch: a) He/ she is a bonafide regular student of the Institute, has completed registration formalities with the Institute and has attended at least 75% of classes in each theory/ practical and sessional items of the first and second semester courses. b) He / she has appeared in and cleared each theory/ practical / sessional item of the first and second semester courses in his/ her first attempt in the regular end semester examination. Ineligibility/ inability to appear in the regular end semester examination due to whatever reasons, including illness or other reasons beyond one s control, shall be treated as a lost attempt. c) He / she has secured a CGPA of 8.5 or above at the end of second semester examination. 4. STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT KIIT is well known for its disciplined academic campus and hostels. This is achieved through sustained effort by the faculty members and the executive staffs of the University with active cooperation from the student and parent community. 4.1 Academic Campus Students are supposed to produce Identity Card while entering into any campus of the University. Otherwise they will not be allowed into the campus. No student is allowed to use motor vehicles in the Academic and Hostel campus as it is banned by the University. Day-scholars should use the University transport facility for commuting. Students shall avoid using insulting, inciting, threatening language when talking with fellow students and should totally avoid violence. Students are expected to use only courteous and polite language and behave with decorum when talking to the faculty and staff members of the University. Students shall not talk or act in any manner outside the University that would bring disrepute to the University.
24 Ragging anywhere in the campus or outside the campus is strictly prohibited. Student found involved would be rusticated from the University and handed over to the police. Students should help in keeping the campus neat and tidy. Spitting, throwing pieces of paper, writing on the walls, etc is not allowed inside the college campus Students should act in a responsible manner and should not harm or damage the college building, books, equipments, furniture, etc. The cost of any damage so caused will be recovered from the students. No notice of any kind shall be circulated among students or displayed on notice boards or black boards without the written permission and approval of the authority. No report should be sent to press or TV channels without the written permission and approval of the University authority Students are expected to read notices/circulars displayed on the notice boards or on the intranet regularly. Ignorance of not reading any notice or circular displayed shall not be accepted as an excuse failing to comply with the directions contained in it. Students shall come to the college in clean, tidy and decent dress. 4.2 Class Room Students should come to their classes punctually and regularly. Students should observe silence irrespective of the presence or absence of the teacher. No student is permitted to leave the class room during class hours under the pretext of going toilets, visiting office, etc. Students are not supposed to remain absent from the classes without prior permission of the Faculty Advisor / Dean. Disciplinary action would be taken against such students under intimation to their parents/ guardians. Use of cell phones/ Mobiles is strictly prohibited in the classrooms. In case the class is vacant, students would not loiter in the corridor and create noise. They should use their vacant hours in the library or at the student activity centers. 4.3 Laboratory Read the procedure/ precautions taken about the experiment to conduct that experiment before starting the experiment. Imbibe sense of caution to ensure safety of person as well as equipments. After finishing the experiment materials, glassware, chemicals, instruments etc. should be placed at their allotted location with the help of the laboratory staff. Keep your lab clean. 4.4 Examination
25 It is essential to appear in all the mid semester tests and university examination at the end of each semester as per announced schedule. Parents/ guardians would be informed accordingly about the performance. Students must fill up the university examination form thoroughly and properly before the announced date. Failing this their right to appear in the examination may be cancelled. Use of any unfair means during the examination is a punishable offence and disciplinary action will be taken against defaulting students. Preparations for examination should be done on the basis of prescribed syllabus and previous university examination papers. In order to be familiar to the pattern of University examination always solve question from past examination papers. The students should have passion for getting higher score in the examination. 4.5 Action against Indiscipline: Depending upon the severity of indiscipline act by a student or group of students, the competent authority is empowered to impose commensurate punishment e.g. fine and/or other form of penalty. The authorities empowered to impose disciplinary action are Deans of the concerned Schools, Director, Students Affairs and Registrar, as the case warrants, according to the severity of the case. However, in some situation, the case will be referred to the DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE of the School or Hostel. The student will be given adequate opportunities to defend his/her case. Appropriate action will be taken against the student if found guilty. This depends on the nature of the said indiscipline. All disciplinary actions taken are informed to the concerned parents/guardians. Some of the acts of indiscipline are as follows: Interference with the University administration Consumption of narcotics products and or alcoholic drinks Forming society/association/organization without permission Inviting any outside person to conduct a meeting without permission Involvement in agitation and harassment to fellow students Indulging in activities prejudicial and detrimental to the reputation of the University Disobeying an order of suspension passed against him/her Possessing firearms or lethal weapons or narcotic drugs inside the university premises, hostels, examination halls and/or teaching halls and/or any areas specified by the authority Indulgence in any kind of political activity including displaying posters or placards within the university premises The authority reserves the right to adjudicate any act as it considers breach of discipline 4.6 General Points Regarding Discipline
26 The students booked under breach of discipline are to face the Disciplinary Committee of the School / University and the punishment varies from warning to rustication. The University also reserves the right to initiate police action if the situation so warrants It is the policy of the University to take Disciplinary Undertaking from the students and parents as well (Annexure II). Anybody who does not submit the prescribed undertaking shall be debarred from registration. Director, Students Affairs from time to time issue disciplinary orders of permanent or temporary nature regulating conduct of the students within the campus or hostels. Students are discouraged to put forth their grievances to any higher authorities en-mass or directly. Any communication intended for such higher authority shall be routed through the Dean of the School or the Director, Students Affairs 4.7 Ragging: KIIT University has the track record of being a completely ragging free academic campus and hostels. Harassment in any form in and around the campus as well as in the hostels and outside is completely prohibited. Severe punishment is meted out to any student indulging in ragging. In conformity to the UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions-2009, anti ragging committees and squads have already been formed. As stipulated in the Regulation, undertakings in the appropriate format are being taken from the Student and Parent to this effect (Annexure XIII & XIV). Also, as per provision in the Regulation, necessary steps have been taken in different aspects to curb the ragging effectively. 5. CENTRAL LIBRARY 5.1 Facilities: The library operations/services are fully computerized with an integrated library automation package, capable of working in integrated, multiuser and network environment. The library is well stocked in terms of text and reference books and subscribe to a large number of on-line journals. A reading room of 1000 seating capacity is an asset of the library. 5.2 Operational Aspects of Central Library Timings : 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. (Circulation Section & E- Library): Round the Clock & 365 days except 3 National Holidays (Reference Section) Members : All bonafide students, faculty members and Staff Books issue at a time : Up to 05 books Loan duration : 14 Days Return beyond due date (Fine) : Up to 7 days Rs.1 per day per book
27 : 7 to 14 days Rs.2 per day per book : After 14 days Rs. 5 per day per book If the date of return falls on Sunday or holiday, the books will be returned on next working day. A book can be re-issued to a user only if there is no prior reservation request from any other user of the institute. If any book is taken without prior permission, the membership will be ceased and fine will be charged as per the decisions of Library Advisory Committee. Books issued on loan can be recalled by the librarian at any time, if necessary. A borrower/user/reader against whom any fee or charge is outstanding shall not be allowed to issue books further from library All the personal belonging must be left at the property counter including issued books and personal books against proper token system No student is allowed to enter the reading room without his/her identity card A user can take help of library staff for search of Books. The users are entitled to use reading room for self study from the books/journals/magazines available in the library Use of speaker phone/head phone is not allowed in the library Use of mobile phones inside the library is strictly prohibited Spitting, Smoking, Drinking, Eating or Chewing of tobacco, Sleeping, loitering, gossiping inside the library is strictly forbidden. Action will be taken for breaking of rules The library allows direct access to bookshelf. However, the users should not disturb the arrangement of books. They may leave any book taken out by them and keep it at issue counter so that it can be properly restored on the shelf by the library staff Users assume the obligation of keeping the library materials in good condition. Materials damaged, defaced or lost must have to be replaced by a fresh copy. Otherwise three times cost/market price will be realized from the borrower Disfiguration, damage or marking of any kind on any book or any other material belonging to the library is punishable with fine Mutual conversation inside library is not allowed. Similarly, an unruly behavior is not allowed in the library. This is of utmost importance to allow each member to have a calm environment within the library Suggestions for desirable help or improvement of facilities in the library can be submitted, preferably in written form, to the Senior Librarian Readers should be courteous to the librarian, library staff and fellow students Library books are not transferable All the users should get the books checked while making an exit from the library
28 If in any case the authority feels a student/user is disturbing other users, he/she may be disallowed entry into the library Admission to the library may be refused to anyone who violates the Library Rules and Regulations 5.3 Rules for using the Reading Room of Central Library Laptops and mobile phone are prohibited inside the Reading Room No student is allowed to enter the reading room without his/her identity card or pass The users must maintain strict discipline and complete silence inside the reading room Taking sticks, umbrellas, handbags, any types of boxes and personal books and other printed materials into reading room are prohibited Disfiguration, damage or marking of any kind on any book or any other material belonging to the library is punishable with fine Before leaving the reading room, the reader must return the books or any other materials issued to him/her Readers should be courteous to the librarian, library staff and fellow students Any infringement of the rules of the reading room of the library shall make the student liable for punishment to be decided by the authorities The librarian may refuse admission into the reading room to any person without assigning any reason there of 6. TRAINING AND PLACEMENT KIIT University offers unrivalled training and placement facility to students. The Training & Placement Office is located in Kolab Campus Primary Activities Summer Training: Summer Training in company assigned and its broad objective is to orient the students to work in an industry environment with real-life problems. Open to B. Tech. students after fourth and sixth semesters, the summer training is of one month duration Pre-Placement Training: Pre-Placement training, both in technical and non technical areas, is organized for students aiming for campus placement. While technical module helps students to brush up their technical knowledge, areas like Group Discussion, Personal Interviews, English, Mathematics and Reasoning are touched upon by non technical module. Campus Selection: T&P cell completely takes care of the placement related activities of the Schools and University T&P Guide Lines
29 Following are the guidelines / rules that govern the functioning of Training & Placement Department and roles & responsibilities of the participating students Discipline Discipline is given utmost importance by KIIT and therefore students who are well behaved and disciplined throughout their study at KIIT [as per the University disciplinary norms set from time to time] are only eligible to attend the campus recruitment process. Students who indulge in in-disciplinary activities in the University campus or during the campus recruitment programs are disqualified from attending the campus recruitment. Misbehavior of any kind with any of the University authorities including officials engaged in the Training & Placement Department disqualifies the students from campus recruitment program Fees Defaulters of college dues, hostel dues, training and placement fees [if any] or defaulter under any fee head of the University as per regulation and records of the University shall not be eligible to attend campus recruitment program. Any matter reported in this connection will disqualify the students from campus recruitment and associated program Attendance Attendance in Theory Classes, Practical, Sessionals, Seminars, Projects, Mid Semester Examination, Extra-Curricular Activities, Pre-Placement Training, Technical & Personality Development (PD) Workshops, Communication Development programs etc conducted by the Training & Placement Department, CAAS Department and other allied Schools / Departments of the University from time to time is essential. Therefore, a minimum percentage of attendance is required to be eligible for attending the campus recruitment programs as detailed below: Theory Classes, Practical, Sessionals, Seminars, Projects, Extra Curricular Activities: minimum 75% or as per AICTE norms for Medical reasons Pre-Placement Training, PD Workshops, Communication Development programs or any other programs conducted by CAAS Deptt, or by the respective schools, Mid Semester Examination: minimum 100% or as per AICTE norms for Medical reasons In addition to this, students must register and attend online / off-line webinar/ seminar time-to-time organized by the respective Schools / T&P as notified. T&P department will get clearance from the respective School's Head / Campus T&P Heads before all major / minor campus recruitment drives for the eligibility of the
30 students for same as per the attendance criteria mentioned above. The participation of the students in the campus placement drives will strictly depend upon the attendance of the students as specified above & decision of Directors / Deans of the concerned School regarding the same will be final. Further, as per the new proposed Three-Tier T&P System at KIIT University, all data of the students eligible for participation in the said campus recruitment drive shall be shared from the campuslevel T&P cells / Campus T&P Heads / Faculty Coordinators, which shall also adhere to the attendance criteria as mentioned above Competency Development / Certification From the perspective of visiting organizations to KIIT University for campus recruitment, certification in various domains / industry verticals is a way to improve / substantiate / reinforce / establish the depth of knowledge of the student attending various workshops / programs is essential for a holistic improvement. Keeping in view the demand for industry-ready talent and the depth of knowledge, KIIT University has started a Certification School offering professional certification programs completely executed and monitored by the Training and Placement Department. To begin with, 2014 graduating batch of students must undertake minimum two certifications (IT or related domain area as per choice) to be eligible for campus recruitment program of the KIIT University. Similarly, the students from 2015 graduating batch onwards, minimum number of certifications to be done by the students will be six. For details students can log into the weblink provided at KIIT University site or send mails to During Campus Recruitment Programme Students who are Eligible & Qualified according to the criteria specified by the visiting organization for campus recruitment program are only allowed to attend the campus recruitment process. The method and process to be adopted for selection of campus recruitment is as per the norms of the visiting organization. Timings of campus recruitment programme is as per the visiting organization for campus recruitment and therefore the selection process may run to late hours for which the students have to take care of transportation and any other related issues themselves. Pre Placement Talk (PPT) is delivered by organization before the campus recruitment program to give information about CTC / Salary / Place of Posting / Work Environment etc. Therefore, a clear understanding of all such issues must be reached during the PPT by way of clarifications / queries. Thereafter, any arguments / negotiations on these aspects with personnel of visiting organizations or any officers of Training & Placement Department or allied departments would disqualify the student from the subsequent campus recruitment programs. Students need to carry required sets of Bio-Data, Photograph and
31 7. SCHOLARSHIPS AND MEDALS Various types of scholarships have been instituted by the University for encouraging the meritorious students. The quantum and period of scholarships are subject to change from time to time as decided by the Competent Authority. 7.1 Pradyumna Bal Memorial Scholarships: This scholarship is instituted in the memory of late Pradyumna Kishore Bal, Founder President of KIIT. Every year two economically challenged but meritorious students are provided completely free education under this scholarship scheme. The scholarship covers college fees, hostel fees including mess, books and any other ancillary expenses. 7.2 Means-Cum-Merit Scholarships: KIIT has instituted Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship for the poor and needy students. Students fulfilling the criteria can apply for this scholarship. The decision of the selection committee on selection of such candidates will be final. 7.3 KIIT Merit Scholarships: KIIT Merit Scholarship is awarded to the semester toppers (1 st, 2 nd &3 rd ranker) of each semester for Six months. 7.4 AICTE Scholarships: In pursuance of the policy framework for promotion of post graduate education and research in Engineering & Technology, MHRD and AICTE provide financial assistance to the GATE qualified candidates enrolled for M. Tech. Programme. Besides, POSCO Scholarship is awarded by the POSCO India to the meritorious student, and scholarship for the top 10 Schedule Caste students and top 5 Schedule Tribe students is awarded by the Government of India 7.5 Medals: For the all round performance of a student in the University, Founders Gold Medal is awarded. Students securing highest CGPA in courses offered by the Schools are awarded with Gold Medals. 8. TECHNICAL VISIT The students can go for Technical Visit and site visits as per the requirement of the course. In such cases, the students need to obtain the approval of the competent authority which is to be recommended by the concerned Deans of School. The application must have the consent
32 letters from one/two faculty members for accompanying them. Consent letter from parents is required to be produced by the student before proceeding for technical visit. 9. STUDENT ACTIVITY AND PARTICIPATION KIIT University has excellent facilities to showcase the curricular and extra-curricular talents of the students. For such purpose, different Student Societies exist, where students can enroll themselves as members of the Society and take up varieties of activities. The students should attend the society meeting on the day prescribed for that particular society and if any member is unable to attend the meetings, he or she should inform the Faculty-in-Charge prior to the meeting. The Student Activity Centre (SAC) is the central hub of all student activities. 9.1 Societies: Different societies at present functioning are: (a) Literary Society (Kronicle): The society organizes debates and group discussions on every Friday at 5.30 p.m. Pratijja is the Annual Oratory event of the literary society being held on 1 st of April (Utkal Divas) every year. (b) Quiz Society (Qutopia): This Society organizes competitions on every Saturday afternoon at 5.30 p.m. Annual Quiz event of the society Qutopia is held every year on the 2 nd of October. (c ) Music Society (Korus): The Music Society organizes its activities on every Thursday at 5.30pm. It also performs on the occasions like Republic Day, Independence Day, Convocation Day, and University Foundation Day and in important functions. (d) Audio Visual Society: The society runs educational film shows for the KIIT fraternity. (e) Photography Society (Kreative Eye): This society extends platform to the students to show case their photography talents. (f) Robotic Society: Robotic Society organizes meetings and workshops to expose the students about robotic concept and how to build and program them. (g) Cultural Society: Various cultural programmes are regularly organized which provide a platform to students to showcase their talents through dance, drama, music and many more visual and performing art.