academics










ACADEMIC GUIDELINES & POLICY

UG & PG PROGRAMMES

  1. Academic Session
    Each academic session shall be divided into Two Semesters ( One Odd & One Even ) in an academic year. Odd semester begin from August and ends in December. Even semester begin from January and ends in may, each of approximately 16-20 weeks duration with a minimum of 90 working days as per dates notified by the Haridwar University. The Academic Calendar for a session as approved by the Academic Council, includes dates of Commencement and End of the semester examination.
  2. Duration of the Programme
    • Ph.D. Programme shall be for a minimum duration of three (3) years, including course work, and a maximum duration of six (6) years from the date of admission to the Ph.D. programme.
    • A maximum of an additional two (2) years can be given through a process of re-registration as per the Statute/Ordinance of the Higher Educational Institution concerned; provided, however, that the total period for completion of a Ph.D. programme should not exceed eight (8) years from the date of admission in the Ph.D. programme.
    • Female Ph.D. Scholars may be provided Maternity Leave/Child Care Leave for up to 240 days in the entire duration of the Ph.D. programme.
      • Cleared all the Institute and Hostel dues of the previous semesters.
      • Paid all required fees for the current semester, and not been debarred from registering for a specified period on disciplinary or any other grounds.
  3. Attendance
    Every student has to put in 75% average attendance in all subjects in which he/she has registered. However, condonation for shortage of attendance below 75% but more than 70% may be granted by the competent authority. Percentage of attendance of the students will be counted from the date of commencement of the semester, irrespective of his/her date of registration. However, in case of I Year I Semester, attendance will be counted from date of reporting to the Institute or date of commencement of class work, whichever is later. Relaxation in attendance may be given upto 15% to the student only on the basis of medical ground as per the University norms on submissions of documentary evidence as per academic ordinance.. Attendance of a student is computed by considering total number of periods conducted in all courses as the denominator and the total number of periods actually attended by the student in all courses, as the numerator.
    A student may be suspended from the Institute for violation of any of the provisions of this Code. The period of suspension and conditions, if any, shall be clearly indicated in the communication addressed to the student. The student shall lose his/her attendance for the suspended period.
  4. Dress
    After having a survey of different organizations and taking advice of experts, The Haridwar University decided to provide dress code for the students for following reasons:
    • Industry demands: There are certain service industries which are focused on the customer. These industries demand that the workforce look more united so the role of the uniform becomes very important.
    • Uniform as perks: In some large organizations, it is considered as an honor and a kind of perk to receive uniform. This results in considerable conservation of time and energy of the personnel, as he doesn’t have to choose again and again the clothes to be worn at the workplace. Also a lot of money is saved since rarely will that personnel will be buying new clothes.
    • A sense of belonging: If the work force wears the same clothes to the work place then they share a feeling of commonness and belonging, which otherwise gets very difficult to achieve.
    • A feeling of equality: Uniform brings everyone to the same platform, no matter how rich or poor he or she is and thus inculcating a feeling of equality amongst those wearing the uniform.
    • Mutual growth: People wearing uniform are more caring for their fellows and colleagues, they care not only for their growth but the growth of their peers as well. Uniforms are very important and foster traits which are very necessary for a person as an individual and an organization as a whole to thrive and prosper.
      Haridwar University believes in NO DISCRIMINATION between their students and hence the dress code is compulsory for the students of Haridwar University.
      All students must attend the University as well as all University functions in prescribed University uniform. Students shall not be allowed to attend classes without proper uniform.
  5. Industrial Training /Internship
    The students should undergo Industrial training/Internship for a period as specified in the Curriculum during Prefinal Semester/summer / winter vacation. The training has to be undergone continuously for the entire period. The Industrial Training / Internship is mandatory for students to complete the Programme and should earn the minimum credit. The credits earned will be indicated in the Grade Sheet.
  6. Fee
    The fee is to be submitted semester wise. Haridwar University has many options to submit the University fee like NEFT/RTGS, Through Institution Bank Challan and can submit in the University account section. Online fee submission facility is also available in Haridwar University, students can deposit their fee from remote location, wherever they are.
  7. Duration Of The Programmes
    A student is normally expected to complete the 4 years UG programme in 8 Semesters but in any case not more than 8 years (16 Semesters),3 years UG programmes in 6 Semester but in any case not more than 6 years (12 Semesters) and 2 year PG programmes in 4 Semester but in any case not more than 4 years (8 Semesters). The extension of period for the completion of the Programme over and above the stipulated the period can be made on a special approval by the Vice Chancellor of the University besides a penal fee prescribed there for, from time to time.
  8. Cancellation of Admission
    The admission of a student at any stage of study shall be cancelled if: He/she is later found to be ineligible for admission as per the eligibility criteria prescribed by the University or found to have submitted any false document.
           OR
    He/she is found unable to complete the Programme within the prescribed duration.
           OR
    He/she is found guilty of indiscipline and gross violation of code of conduct.
           OR
    He/she fails to make full payment of the prescribed annual fee within the specified deadline.
  9. Requirements For Appearing For The End Semester Examination
    • A student who has fulfilled the following conditions shall be deemed to have satisfied the attendance requirements for appearing for End Semester. Examination of a particular course. Ideally every student is expected to attend all periods and earn 100% attendance from the number of teaching days for that semester.
    • A student shall normally be permitted to appear for End semester examination of the course if the student has satisfied the attendance requirements.
    • A student who has already appeared for a course in a semester and passed the examination is not entitled to reappear in the same course for improvement of letter grades / marks.
    • The examination in each semester will be conducted according to the syllabi approved by the Academic Council. Each subject will carry credits as per the approved scheme of subjects.
  10. Discipline Rules For Student Within Campus.
    • Haridwar University is strictly a non-smoking zone and consumption of any category of alcohol, tobacco, pan masala, gutka and drugs etc. is strictly prohibited. Violation of code of conduct would invite serious administrative measures and even suspension.
    • Every student must carry his/her Identity Card which should be produced when demanded.
    • Students are expected to be polite individually or in groups and show respect to the faculty/ staff of the University.
    • Any indiscipline and misbehavior in class or in the Campus or in the University/Public Transport or even outside the Campus would warrant disciplinary action against the student(s).
    • If after enrolment in the University a student does not attend classes without leave sanctioned by University authority for more than seven days his/her name shall be struck from the University rolls.
    • Ragging or any act that causes mental and physical harassment to another student will invite penal action/penalty and the offender is likely to be expelled from the University as per the directions of the honourable Supreme Court of India.
    • Absence for a period of two or more weeks at a stretch during a semester may result in the cancellation of registration of a student from all the subjects in that semester unless prior permission has been obtained for the same from the Competent Authority.
    • The University shall revise the regulations based on the guidelines of UGC and AICTE issued from time to time.
    • The University has the right to implement any reforms in the above regulations and may come into force upon formal notification.
    • Students are expected to follow all the rules and regulations of the library.
    • The use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited in classrooms, corridors, or anywhere within the Academic and Administrative areas.
    • The use of a helmet is compulsory for everyone who rides a two-wheeler to and from the Campus. Violation of traffic rules by anyone jeopardizing orderly traffic and safe journeys on the road is prohibited and subject to disciplinary action.
  11. Discipline Rules & Regulations In The Hostels Of The University.
    • The students must observe complete discipline inside the hostel premises.
    • No waste paper or rubbish would be thrown around/in the hostel. When the student(s) goes out of the room, he/she must ensure that the lights are switched off.
    • Ragging in the hostel and on the campus is strictly prohibited. Any student found engaging in such behavior will be subject to punishment as prescribed against ragging.
    • Possession or use of any prohibited items such as drugs, alcohol, weapons, or any illegal substances is strictly forbidden within the hostel premises.
    • Students are not allowed to use extra electrical fitting in their rooms unless permitted by the Hostel Authorities.
    • The student shall pay hostel fee along with deposit for one year in advance at the time of admission. The term for the hostel fee is one academic year as per the academic calendar of the respective programme of the respective Institute in which the student is studying.
    • The students should be decently dressed when they are out of rooms. For girls, tight body hugging clothes, short tops etc. are forbidden outside the room. The decision, as to what constitutes a decent dress remains vested with the Hostel authority.
    • Hostel authorities will not be responsible for any loss of money, jewelry or personal belongings of any student. Students are advised not to keep any cash/jewelry or any costly items in the room.
    • Resident Member may be shifted from one room to another without assigning any reason by the University authority/Warden.
    • No gambling of any kind shall be allowed on the premises of the hostel.