Student Discipline

Student Discipline

Here are a few pointers to students for a fruitful tenure at Manipal Academy of Higher Education

  • Students should set appropriate goals for themselves.
  • Time management is essential to maintain a balanced schedule of work, rest and other activities.
  • Attendance and internal assessment are two valuable tools to monitor the academic progress of a student. The student should maintain a good record of attendance and internal assessment. Though 100% attendance is essential, 25% leave is permitted for health reasons and / or family commitments.
  • It is advisable that students stay only in hostels and abide by hostel rules and regulations.  It is also mandatory for students to keep the warden informed of their visits to a friend or relative or if they are going away for more than a day.  Students should not keep costly and valuable items in the room.
  • At all times, students should carry themselves in a manner befitting their professional education.
  • Talented students in the field of sports and cultural activities should seek membership in sports and cultural committees of the college.
  • They should make an effort to learn the local language, to be able to communicate better with patients and local persons.
  • During clinical postings, students should conduct themselves appropriately when dealing with patients.
  • Students are expected to observe the dress code of the University.
  • Indiscipline will be dealt with as per rules and the nature of punishment can vary from suspension to dismissal from the institute.
  • In case of ill health, students should attend the Manipal Academy of Higher Education Student Health Clinic at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal. While undergoing elective surgical procedures, students should keep the parents informed and it is advised that one of them is present during the procedure.
  • In case of stressful situations, students can contact Student Counsellor, 5th Floor, Health Sciences Library building or Psychology / Psychiatry Dept to cope with the stress.
  • Manipal Academy of Higher Education has been declared as “NO SMOKING ZONE”.  Students found indulging in smoking may be removed from the hostel and no refund of rent will be given.
  • Any student involved in criminal offences on the campus and any indiscipline outside the campus will be handled by the concerned authorities as per the law.
  • They are discouraged from swimming in the rough Arabian Sea, as this has cost lives of students in the past. There is also no need to possess a two or four wheeler.
  • Drugs, drinking (liquor) and smoking, ragging & eve teasing and cheating, stealing, provocation, coercion, threats, pressure tactics & fights will be dealt with severity.
  • Appropriate stringent action has been taken to prevent ragging.  Anti-ragging committee, anti-ragging squad, mentoring cell, surprise check squad are the committees which  oversee and take appropriate steps to prevent ragging.