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Academic Counsel

Academic counsel

Staff details
Nearly sixty percent of the faculty working in NCAT are Ph.D holders and fourty percent of the faculty are masters with NET (ICAR). Majority of them have excellent research background and publication in reputed national and international journals. Also, they are expertise in teaching, research and extension as well

Ward counselling

Adolescence is a period when individual is over whelmed by a number of simultaneous developments, proper guidance is needed in this period to meet the dynamic and ever-changing situation. NCAT ensures the psychological wellbeing of the students and to maintain the ethical values in the society by means of giving a special attention to the students individually by our professors.

Rules and Regulations

Maximum Duration Permissible: The system of education followed for all the undergraduate programmes is semester system with duration of four academic years (8 semesters). The maximum duration permissible for a student shall be `n’ plus four academic years (16 semesters), where ‘n’ denotes the normal duration of the degree programme (8 semesters). The hostel facilities will be provided only for the actual duration of academic programme.

Credit Requirements: The minimum credit requirement for each Degree programme is 160.

Maximum Credit Load: A student can register for a maximum of 25 credits during a semester.

Course Teacher: The Principal concerned, in consultation with the respective Head of the Department, will nominate the course teacher for each course at the beginning of the semester. The course teacher shall be responsible to the Head of the Department in all matters connected with the conduct of the course. The Head of the Department will monitor the progress of the course(s) of the respective Department.

Academic Counselor: The Principal of the college will allot a group of not less than five students to the nominated Academic Counselor. The Academic Counselor will counsel the group of students in curricular and extra-curricular activities for the entire period of degree programme by conducting periodical meetings.

Class Time Table: At the beginning of each semester, the Principal of the college will prepare the class time table with the help of Coordinator of the respective year and announce the same.

Working Days and Time Schedule: Except Sundays and other listed holidays, all other days of a week including Saturdays are working days for the students.

Normal Working Hours: 7.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.: Depending upon the need, the respective Principal will decide about the timings. Time schedule may vary in each teaching campus to suit the local needs.

Commencement and Closure of Semesters: The date of commencement and closure of semesters as well as inter-semester break shall be announced by the Principal of the college after the approval of the Deans’ committee. The schedule of the final theory examinations shall be announced by the Controller of Examinations. The University through the Deans’ Committee should approve any deviation after dates are announced.

Inter-semester Break: A break of about 15 (fifteen) days shall normally be allowed between any two consecutive semesters. A longer inter-semester break during summer may be allowed every year, subject to a maximum of 30 days during May – June.

Academic Calendar: A common academic calendar shall be prepared by the Faculty Dean (Agriculture) every year by including the date of registration, date of mid semester examinations, final theory examinations, inter-semester break and summer holidays for all the undergraduate programmes. The Principal of all Colleges shall schedule the academic activities within the specified period without deviation.

Condensation of Semesters: The Principal concerned has the responsibility to adhere to the common Academic Calendar. However, under extraordinary situation upon the recommendation of the Deans’ Committee and with the permission of the University, condensation of semester may be made up to a maximum of 10 days to cope up for examination schedule. The loss of classes in such cases should be compensated by special time table.

Within hostel

  • The general management of hostels is vested with the warden assisted by the deputy wardens and hostel assistants.
  • Admission into the hostel cannot be demanded as a matter of right.
  • Warden may refuse admission into the hostel to any student or even after being admitted he may order withdrawal of any student from the hostel whose character and conduct are not satisfactory or without assigning any reason.
  • The decision of the warden is final in allotment of rooms.
  • Each student shall pay the water and electricity charges, establishment charges to cover the salaries of the hostel/ mess staff.
  • When seeking admission, each student shall submit his/her bio-data card and two latest passport size photographs with his/her signature on the photograph.
  • Students will have to report to the warden the date and time of departure, when they proceed their home for vacation or for any other purpose and also arrival on return. The students should write the particulars in the movement register available with the security/ gatekeeper/ hostel.
  • They are strictly prohibited from using other electrical appliances (like electric iron, heaters, stoves, tape recorder, battery eliminators etc.,) in their rooms.
  • Student will also be held responsible for the general maintenance of the rooms allotted to them. The walls, windows and doors pasted with posters/ disfigures or spoiled, the students will have to pay for the white washing and painting charges as the case may be.
  • Student meetings of any kind for any purpose are prohibited within the hostel premises.
  • Student who are absent from their room for three consecutive days without prior permission of warden are liable to be withdrawn from the hostel.
  • Student should not entertain unauthorized occupation of any of their friends and relatives in their rooms.
  • Howling or making loud noises in the hostel is prohibited.
  • When required by warden for good reason, the residents shall vacate the room temporarily or otherwise.
  • No student shall quarrel or misbehave with or use abusive language against other students or any employee of the hostel.
  • Dailies, magazines and periodicals shall not be removed from the reading rooms.
  • Students are advised not to keep valuable articles in their rooms and are advised to lock the rooms while leaving away