The students enrolled at the Institute shall maintain the highest standards of academic
honesty. They have the responsibility to make known the existence of academic dishonesty to
their course instructors and, if necessary, to the Programme Chairperson.
Academic dishonesty includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the following:
- Cheating – Giving or receiving unauthorized assistance in any academic exercise of
examination. Using or attempting to use any unauthorized materials, information or
study aids in an examination or academic exercise.
- Plagiarism – Representing the ideas or language of others as one’s own.
- Falsification – Falsifying or inventing any information, data or citation in an
- Multiple Submission – Submitting substantial portions of any academic exercise
more than once for credit without the prior authorization and approval of the current
- Complicity – Facilitating any of the above actions or performing work that another
student then presents as his or her assignment.
- Interference – Interfering with the ability of a student to perform his or her
– Representing the ideas or language of others as one’s own.
If a situation of academic dishonesty arises that is not covered in the above section, the
Examination Committee shall make a recommendation to the Director, who, in turn, shall
initiate the action.