A student violating any instruction described under point 6 to point 9 and/or committed any other action, which in the opinion of the invigilator is unfair means, is considered an attempt for cheating. In such condition the following procedure should be followed:

  1. The student shall be allowed to complete the examination after the material evidence of such cheating has been documented and removed.
  2. The invigilator shall sign his/her examination script with a note and shall notify the chief invigilator who shall submit a report on the incident to the concerned college or centre examination officer.
  3. The examination officer shall immediately submit such cases to the chairperson of the college or centre board for constituting an investigation committee which shall be composed of:
  1. The deputy dean/director of the concerned college or centre as a chairperson.
  2. The examination officer of the concerned college or centre as a secretary.
  3. One member of the teaching staff from the relevant department.

d.  The student shall be informed and given a maximum of one week from the last examination to present him/herself before the investigation committee. If such student failed to appear before the committee, he/she shall be treated as an absentee and the investigation shall continue.e.  The report of the investigation committee on such cases shall be presented to the college or centre board, which shall recommend the penalty to the Senate. The penalty for a student found guilty of cheating shall include:

  1. Warning.
  2. Failing the subject.
  3. Repeating the year.
  4. Suspension from the University for a period of up to two academic years.
  5. Dismissal from the University.

f. Under no circumstances shall two penalties be combined for a single cheating case.