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Welcome to Maharishi College of Natural Law, Saheed Nagar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha,Phone No: 0674-2541268, 2542216, 2540197(SAM), 2544462(UGC) Fax: 0674-2541268, 0674-2544462 Email :- maharishicollegebbsr@gmail.com

College Examination

For the students of +2 classes there shall be Half Yearly Examination and the Annual Examination for the 1st Year students, and Test for 1st Year, 2nd Year & 3rd Year (in Three Year-Degree) students. The Half-yearly Examination shall be held in or around December. The Annual Examinations shall be held sometime in April/May and the Test Examination in December. Promotion to the next higher class or sending of for the final examinations will depend on the students' performance in the examination.
Rules for Promotion of students for the Annual/Test examination
Appearance at the Terminal and Test Examinations is compulsory for the students. For promotion from 1st year to 2nd year class the marks of both the examinations will be taken into consideration. The marks of the Test Examinations will be taken into consideration to send the student up to appear at the Annual Council/University Examination. A student will be allowed to retain fourth optional provided he passes in other subjects and secures pass marks in the fourth optional subject in any one of the examinations. Generally a student is to secure pass mark (35%) in each and every individual paper for a promotion. A student must have 75% of attendance in Theory and Practical classes separately for being sent up and for promotion to the next higher class. The Staff Council is to meet at the time of tabulation of the result and to fix a criterion for the promotion of a student. Any reported case of indiscipline / malpractice at the examination will be decided by the Staff Council on the basis of the merit of the individual case. The Staff Council has the power to alter the rules as and when necessary. A student shall not be promoted to the next higher class and shall not be sent up if the Staff Council so decides. The name of the students shall be struck off from the college for any indiscipline in the College.

Work experience :

The scheme of studies prescribed by the Council of Higher Secondary Education provides for work experience to be a distinct curricular area at Higher Secondary Stage. This Programme was introduced by The National Policy of Education (1986) recognised Work Experience as an integral part - 1 of general education. According to Policy, work experience is to be considered as purposive and meaningful manual work organised as an integral part of learning process and resulting in either goods or services useful to the community. It is to be provided by well-structured and graded programmes and all teachers are expected to work as teachers of work experience.
The Programme centres around seven areas of human needs, namely food, health and hygiene, clothing, shelter, education, culture and recreation, and social service. A balanced selection of activities in each of these areas may be made according to the educational value of each activity and the facilities and time available for it.

The Orissa Conduct of examination Act, 1988

An act to provide for penal action for adoption of unfair means at certain examination held in the state and other matters connected there will be enacted by the Legislature of the State Orissa the Thirty-ninth year of the Republic of Indian as follows:
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires "recognised examination" means an Examination specified in the Schedule and includes evaluation, tabulation, publication of results and all other matters connected there with. (b) "unfair means" in relation to any recognised examination means taking or giving or attempting to take or give any help, other than one permissible, if any, under the rules applicable there to, from any material, written, recorded or printed or relayed, or from any person, in any form whatsoever.
Prohibition of use of unfair means at examination
No person shall adopt or take recourse to unfair means at any recognised examination. No person shall aid, abet or conspire in the use of unfair means at any recognised examination.
Restriction on copies of question paper and offer of information
Who is not lawfully authorised or permitted by virtue of his duties to do so shall before the time fixed for distribution of copies of question paper to examinees at a recognised examination. Procure, attempt to procure or posses, such question paper or a portion or a copy there. Impart information which he knows or his reason to believe is related to be derived from or has a bearing upon such question paper. Prevention of leakage by person entrusted with examinations No person who is entrusted with any work connected with a recognised examinations shall excepted with a recognised examination shall except in the discharge of his duties, directly or indirectly divulge or cause to be divulged to any other person any information or part there of which he has come in possession in the discharge of his duties.
Restriction on Paper
No person shall procure, possess distribute of otherwise publicize or cause to be publicized any question papers as being the one or purporting to be the one that is to be given or likely to be given at an ensuring recognised examinations.
Prohibition of loitering etc. near examination centre :
No person, save in the discharge of his duties, shall (a) during the hours when a recognised examinations centre or where any evaluation or tabulation work relating to a recognised examination is done and (b) two hours preceding the commencement of such examinations is conducted or evaluation or tabulation work done commit or cause to be committed any of the following acts within the premise where evaluation or tabulation work is done or at any public or private place within a distance of one hundred meters of such premises or the place or evaluation of tabulation work namely. Loitering Distributing or otherwise publicizing any paper other or matter relating to such examinations Indulging in such other activity as is likely to be prejudicial to the conduct of such examinations or is likely to affect the secrecy thereof provided that nothing contained in this section shall apply in respect of bonafide activities of examinees appearing at the examination which is conducted at such examination which is conducted at such examination centre.
Refusal of duties connected with examination prohibited
No person assigned with invigilation work or superintendence or any recognised examinations at any centre or other work connected with such examinations or evaluation, tabulation or publication or results of such examination shall refuse, save under circumstances beyond his control, to perform the work or duties so assigned.
Prohibition of use of unfair means at examination
Penalty Whoever contravenes any of the provisions of Section 3 to 8 shall, on conviction, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months or with fine which may extend to three thousand rupees but shall not be less than five hundred rupees or with both.
An offence under this Act shall not be investigated by an officer below the rank of a Sub-Inspector of Police. All offences under this Act shall be cognizable and non bailable.
Effect to other laws
Subject to the provisions of section. The provision of this Act shall have effect not withstanding anything inconsistent there with contained in any enactment other than this Act. Where any Act commission constitutes an offence punishable under this Act and also under any other Act, the offender found guilty of such offence shall be liable to be punished under the other Act and not under this Act..