Academic Policies

Right to Change Rules

The Institution reserves the right to modify or change requirements, rules, and fees. Such regulations shall go into force whenever the proper authorities may determine.

Right to Dismiss Students

The right is reserved by the Institution to dismiss or exclude any student from the Institution, or from any class or classes, whenever, in the interest of the student or the Institution, the Institution Administration deems it advisable.

Responsibility to Know and Comply

Students are held individually responsible for the information contained in the Institution Catalog or Catalog. Failure to read and comply with the Institution regulations will not exempt students from whatever penalties they may incur.

General Student Policies

Policies on student behavior, plagiarism, falsification of records, etc. are available in the Academic Office.

Code of Conduct

The Institution strives to maintain a healthy academic atmosphere on its campus. The students are expected to do their part in achieving this goal by attending classes regularly, making appropriate use of all campus resources in a way as to enhance their academic achievements, maintaining discipline, keeping the campus clean and being good neighbors and models of good citizenship.

Copies of the Institution Code of Conduct are available in the library. Copies may also be purchased from the copy center.

Disciplinary Committee

Faculty, students, and staff may invoke the Disciplinary Committee in the Office by a written report of an offense or grievance. The Discipline Committee will act independently to ascertain facts. Consequent to the findings of the Discipline Committee, existing rules and policies will be enforced. The Discipline Committee will not change or modify the Institution’s rules and policies.

Academic Honesty

Any means of unauthorized assistance in preparing materials which a student submits as original work is deemed to be cheating and constitutes grounds for disciplinary action. Instructors are expected to use reasonably practical means of preventing and detecting cheating. Any student judged to have engaged in cheating might receive a reduced grade for the work in question, a failing grade in the course, or such other lesser penalty, as the instructor deems appropriate. Serious instances may be referred to the Disciplinary Committee in the Office of the Principal.

Medium of Instruction

English and Bengali is the medium of instruction. Since many students come from the Bengali medium, the Institution offers remedial courses to increase their proficiency in English.

Course Load

Fifteen hours of lecture per week is the normal load according to International standards. Each week there will be assignments, homework and exams. In addition the faculty will hold help sessions and/or tutorials, thus raising contact hours to twenty. Students will have access to the Computer Lab to prepare their papers and other assignments under supervision for up to 30 hours each Subject.

Academic Calendar

The Institution Academic Calendar is based on the The Peoples Republic of Bangladesh Government’s Rules and Regulation.

Class Attendance

A student is expected to attend all class meetings in a course. It is the responsibility of the instructor to inform the student of the consequences of absence from class. It is the responsibility of the student to keep instructors informed regarding absences from classes.

A student who knows of necessary class absences should consult instructors in advance. A student who misses a class is not excused from obligations to instructors. Instructors will determine the manner in which assignments and exams missed may be made up. A student may be dropped from a Class for absence in three consecutive classes.