RULES AND REGULATIONS 
FOR STUDENTS


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COLLEGE OF NURSING

Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences

Ganapathichettikullam, Kalapet

Puducherry – 605 014

Ph: 0413 – 2651419, 1509, 2656482

Email : deancon@pimsmmm.net

                                                                                         COLLEGE OF NURSING
                                                                    Pondicherry Institute Of Medical Sciences, Puducherry-14

                                                                           RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR STUDENTS

Welcome to College of Nursing, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences. All the students are expected to go through the following regulations of College of Nursing and get acquainted in order to help the students to maintain the discipline and standard of College of Nursing and Institution.

The College believes that duty, decorum and discipline are the hallmarks of a good student. Students with such qualities alone can prove to be productive manpower with an appreciable value system. Therefore erring students would be subjected to certain disciplinary code.

The Management reserves the right to modify any of the Institute rules as and when necessary. The decision of the Management in all matters shall be final.

A . COLLEGE WORKING HOURS                                                                :      8.00am - 4.30pm 

  • Theory block
    Theory classes - Monday to Friday : 8.00am - 4.00pm
    Saturdays : 8.00am - 1.00pm
  • Partial clinical block
    Clinical practice - Monday to Friday : 7.30am - 1.00pm
    Theory classes- Monday to Friday : 2.00pm - 4.00pm
    Saturdays : 8.00am - 1.00pm
  • Full clinical block
  • Clinical practice - Monday to Friday : 7.30am - 4.00pm
    Theory classes - Saturdays : 8.00am - 1.00pm

 B. DRESS CODE:

  • Female students
  • Students shall come clean, tidy and modestly dressed in Churidhar with shawl and white lab coat with ID for college.(Jeans, t-shirts, leggings, short kurtiesare and free hair is not permitted)

 

  • Male students:
  • Pant – shirt with white lab coat and ID and Keep hair cut short and clean shave (T-shirts are not permitted)

         Note : On Clinical practice : Prescribed clinical uniform with ID card is must.

  C. PAYMENT OF FEES

Students need to pay their fees through challan /DD in favor of “Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences” at the  beginning of every academic year (1st of July).

E. ACADEMIC RULES AND REGULATIONS

i. COURSE COMPLETION:

The date of course completion will be calculated as per the date of admission of the individual student according to the programme.

   For B.Sc. (N) – 4 Years from the date of admission.
   For P.B.B.Sc. (N) – 2 years from the date of admission.
   For M.Sc. (N) ) – 2 years from the date of admission.
   For Ph.D.(N) - 3 years for Regular / 5 years for part time.

ii. ATTENDANCE

  1. Students should attend all classes regularly
  2. Attendance will be taken for every subject. Students coming late to the class beyond five minutes will not be marked attendance for that period.
  3. The University prescribes a minimum 80% of attendance for theory and 100% for clinical practice in every subject. But the College insists on regular attendance in all classes. Students are eligible for scholarships only when they earn more than 90% of attendance.
  4. Students are not permitted to absent themselves without prior permission.
  5. An application for leave must be submitted in the prescribed form well in advance or at least 24 hours before the leave is required.
  6. When absence without prior permission is availed in case of emergency, the leave application must be submitted on the day of return to the College.

iii. PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS:

All students will be assessed for their performance in theory and clinical areas during the semester through,
• Unit tests
• Model exams
• Clinical performance appraisals
• Assignments

F. EXAMINATION, STUDY HOLIDAYS AND VACATION:

i. HALL TICKETS FOR EXAMINATION:

Hall tickets will be issued from the registrar’s office three days before the examination.

ii. RESULTS

• Student has to pass both internal and external exams separately in every subject.
• The student has to score 50% in both theory and practical examination separately to Pass the subject.

iii. REVALUATION

Students who had failed in one or more subjects can apply for revaluation as per the norms of the university.

iv. STUDY HOLIDAY

  • Study holidays are given for all the students to prepare for their examination based on the number of papers they are appearing in a particular semester.

v. VACATION

Students are given vacation twice in a year

Winter vacation              :        2 weeks in December
Summer vacation            :        4 weeks in June

vi. SICK LEAVE

         • Students can avail sick leave and produce medical certificate.
        • Outside medical certificates to be authorized by Staff Students Health Clinic, PIMS.

vii. COMPENSATION

  • Any student exceeding 20% of leave in theory need to compensate to be eligible for University Examination.
  • Unauthorized absence / extension of leave following any permitted leave (Vacation / Festivals) need to be compensated within a month
  • Long absenteeism more than 7 days during clinical posting due to any genuine reason need to be compensated in the clinical area wherever the posting is missed before semester exams to have 100% attendance.
  • If not possible during the semester, compensate during study leave or before vacation, provided clinical requirements are completed to appear for the exams.
  • If not possible during the semester, during study leave or before vacation, provided clinical requirements are completed to appear for the exams.

 

G. LIBRARY RULES

  • All registered students are entitled to access Nursing college and Central Library.
  • • A library card is issued to utilize the library facilities.
  • Every student is permitted to take two books for a period of three days and it can be extended for one more time.
  • Facility for photo copying are available at central library.
  • Fine would be collected for books which are damaged by the students or extended their time period of returning the book without the permission of librarian.
  • Mobile phones, food and drinks are strictly prohibited inside the library.
   
     H. STUDENT WELFARE ACTIVITIES

 

a. Annual Health Checkup

• Annual health checkup is done for all students every year and vaccinated for Hepatitis B.
• Annual Picnics and retreats are arranged every year.

b. Guidance and counseling

  • Every student will be allotted to a mentor (teacher) in the college to provide individual guidance and counseling with regard to their study habits, learning styles, health, adjustment problems, clinical practice etc,.
  • Special classes will be arranged for slow learners.

c. Parent Teachers Meeting

• Parents Teachers meetings are conducted regularly in every semester.
o Will discuss about the performance of their wards.

d. Parents/Visitors are permitted to meet Dean with prior permission except in case of emergency.

I. EXTRA AND CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

i. STUDENT NURSES ASSOCIATION (SNA)

  • Students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular and co curricular activities to exhibit their talents and leadership qualities.
  • The SNA unit of College of Nursing observes all the National and International health days in coordination with the department concerned.
  • The SNA cabinet is presided by President usually the Dean, College of Nursing and guided by faculty Advisors.
  • The cabinet is formed by 12 office bearers who will be elected every year by the student body.
  • Students are permitted to participate in regional/state/national cultural and sports competitions.


     ii. NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (NSS)

  • College of Nursing has a full unit of NSS with 100 volunteers.
  • Under the guidance of Dean, College of Nursing and NSS officer various welfare and community activities are organized and volunteers participates in implementation of the National Health Programmes in Coordination with the Govt. of Puducherry regulations during the days of national importance.

 

iii. RED RIBBON CLUB

  • College of Nursing has a RRC cell.
  • RRC regularly conducts awareness programme on blood donation, HIV/HIDS, blood donation camps.
  • RRC also participates in International Youth day, Blood Donation day, World AIDS day etc. with the help of faculty  advisor.

J. SPECIFIC RULES FOR STUDENT DISCIPLINE

i. ANTI RAGGING

  • Ragging is strictly prohibited in the campus and it is a legal offence
  • Every students has to submit an anti-ragging declaration on admission to the course
  • Any one indulging in ragging or any such unlawful activities will be liable for disciplinary action
  • Any incident which occurs in campus must be reported to the Dean/ Class coordinator / hostel warden without undue delay

       ii. HOSTEL

  • A student who wishes to stay in the hostel can write to Dean-CON and get accommodation in double or triple room by paying the prescribed accommodation fee.
  • Students have access to indoor and outdoor games.

 

       iii. OUT STAY
  • Students are permitted for outstay during weekends once in a month
  • I Year : 1st week of the month
  • II Year : 2nd week of the month
  • III Year : 3rd week of the month
  • IV Year : 4th week of the month
  • No outstay is permitted Where the students go for festival holidays in that month

     K. DISCIPLINARY ACTION

  • All students are expected to maintain highest standard of discipline and code of conduct.
  • The Disciplinary Committee may impose the following actions upon a student who has been found to have breach of discipline:
  • Oral warning/ written warning/Memo/Suspension will be issued depending on the decision of the disciplinary  committee against the severity of the misconduct /disciplinary problems encountered.
  •     or
  • Termination If the student found indulged in repeated misconduct, inspite of oral, written warning/ suspension from college she/he would be terminated from the college.

      L. GENERAL RULES & REGULATIONS

 
  1. Students are expected to use only courteous and polite language and behave with decorum with the faculty members and the staff of the College.
  2. Students shall avoid using any insulting, inciting, threatening language when talking with fellow students and should abstain themselves from violence.
  3. Students shall not talk or act in any manner outside the institution in a way that would bring disrepute to the College.
  4. The students shall observe strict silence in the class irrespective of the presence or absence of the faculty member.
  5. No student is permitted to leave the classroom during class hours.
  6. The students shall be regular and punctual in attending classes and all activities connected with the College.
  7. While attending College functions, the students will conduct themselves in such a way as to bring credit to themselves and to the institution.
  8. Spitting, smoking and throwing bits of paper inside the college campus is prohibited.
  9. Students are prohibited from damaging the building or any other property of the College in any way. The cost of any damage so caused will be recovered from the students collectively if the responsibility for it cannot be fixed on any individual or group of individuals.
  10. Each student of this College must possess Student Identity Card with his/her photograph affixed on it, duly attested by the Principal. The students must compulsorily wear the Student Identity Card inside the College Campus.
  11. Use of mobile phones within the College campus is strictly banned. Violation of this rule by any student would result in impounding of the Cell phone and strict disciplinary action against the student.
  12. Students should not involve themselves either directly or indirectly in any form of politics either inside or outside the College during their period of study. If a student fails to comply with this regulation, strict disciplinary action will be initiated against the student which may even result in the rustication of the student from the College.
  13. It is the responsibility of the student to take care of their belongings and authority/management is not responsible for student’s personal belongings.
  14. If a student changes his/her address, he/she must notify the Dean’s Office as soon as possible.
  15. Students are expected to attend retreats/Annual Picnics arranged by college every year.
  16. Students are expected to use Water or Electricity economically.


M. VISITING HOURS

Students Visiting Hours: 4pm – 5pm
(Note: In case of Emergency / Urgent - Students can contact Dean at any time)

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                                                                            DEAN
                                                                 COLLEGE OF NURSING

                                             PONDICHERRY INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
                                                       Ganapathichettikullam, Kalapet
                                                       Puducherry – 605 014
                                                       Ph: 0413 – 2651419, 1509, 2656482
                                                       Website : www.pimsmmm.com