CENTRE FOR FOUNDATION STUDIES

CENTRE FOR FOUNDATION STUDIES

Discipline Unit

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Centre for Foundation Studies

International Islamic University Malaysia
Office of Campus Director
Kuantan Campus
Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
Bandar Indera Mahkota
25200 Kuantan
Pahang Darul Makmur,Malaysia


Phone (+609)-5704333

Fax: (+609)-5716762


E-mail :cfs.complaint@iium.edu.my

Discipline Unit


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The Discipline Unit is responsible in monitoring and supervising the discipline of students at the Centre for Foundation Studies (CFS). The Unit is also responsible in enforcing and ensuring the overall effectiveness of the enforcement of rules and regulations at the Centre. It also acts as the secretariat for the Legal Unit, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) for students’ disciplinary cases at CFSIIUM.

STUDENTS’ DISCIPLINE RULES 2004 (Amendment 2006)

STUDENT MISCONDUCT

  • i) General Misconduct
  • ii) Academic Misconduct

GENERAL MISCONDUCT

  1. Contrary to the Islamic code of conduct
  2. Indecent act / obscene
  3. Contempt of the University
  4. Detrimental /prejudicial to the interest, well being of the University, students, staff etc
  5. Damage to the University’s property
  6. Causes any person to hold reasonable fears for his safety or physical or psychological well-being

ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT

Breach of relevant Rules, Orders or Guidelines relating to academic conduct

  • i. Cheating / attempted cheating in examination / Bringing in the unauthorized notes/ items
  • ii. Plagiarism

Provision:

  • i) PART II, RULE 6 OF STUDENTS DISCIPLINE RULES 2004 (Appearance and Conduct during the Examinations)
  • ii) PART VI, ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER ON THE CONDUCT OF EXAMINATIONS (Disciplinary Action for Breach of Rules and Regulations by Candidates)
  • iii) PART VII, ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER ON THE CONDUCT OF EXAMINATIONS (Guidelines for Action to Be Taken In The Case Of Cheating or Copying)

Common means for cheating/attempted:

  1. a) Small notes in pencil box/ pocket/ under the scarf/ in the bra / part of body
  2. Notes / formulae written on eraser / pencil
  3. Notes/ formulae written on the palm/ arm
  4. Notes/ formulae written on the electronic organizer/ dictionary/ calculator etc.
  5. Refer to notes in the toilet
  6. Bringing / referring to the lecture’s notes
  7. Listening to tape recorder

Rule 6 (1) Part II, General Discipline Student Discipline Rules 2004 (Amendment 2006)

No student shall: (a) Take any book, paper, document, picture or other things, except those authorized by the examiner into or out of an examination room, or receive any book, paper document, picture or other things from any person while in the examination room, receive from the invigilator such books, papers, documents or other things which have been recommended by the examiner or Board of Examiners and authorized by the Rector; (b) Write or have it written by another person, any information or diagram which may be relevant to the examination he is sitting for, on his hand or on any other part of his anatomy, or on his apparel or clothing; (c) Communicate with any other student during an examination by whatever means; (d) Cheat or attempt to cheat or conduct himself in a manner which can be construed as cheating or attempting to cheat in examination, while the examination is being conducted; (e) Use or be in possession of material in any form during the examination which in the opinion of the University is used for cheating.

DISCIPLINARY AUTHORITY

Part VII, Article 49 (ii) Memorandum and Articles of Association The Disciplinary Authority on every individual student shall be the Rector who has the power to take any disciplinary action and award punishment on any offence committed.

DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY

Part VII, Article 49 (iii) Memorandum and Articles of Association The Rector may delegate some of his powers and responsibilities on the discipline to any officer or authority of the University concerning students’ discipline

ENFORCEMENT OF RULES

Part VII, Rule 84 of Students’ Discipline Rules 2004 (Amendment 2006) Disciplinary Authority, Executive Personnel or officers shall enforce these Rules and orders or directives by the University As a matter of practice, the Dean of the Centre for Foundation Studies (CFS) will assign/ instruct the Deputy Deans, Head of the Departments and the lecturers to enforce the Rules.

LIST OF OFFENCES UNDER STUDENTS’ DISCIPLINE RULES 2004 (Amendment 2006) AND ROAD TRANSPORT ACT 1987 MAHALLAH STANDING ORDER 2004 AND STANDING ORDER ON CONDUCT & UNIVERSITY DRESS CODE

1.

Absent from the Mahallah after 12.00 midnight

2.

Cleanlines within campus

3.

Climbing parameter fence

4.

Collaborate in squatting

5.

Coming back late

6.

Cooking

7.

Dirty compartment

8.

Dirty common area

9.

Disturbing the peace and tranquility in the Mahallah

10.

Dress code

11.

Duplicate room key

12.

Excessive accessories, strong perfume and heavy make-up

13.

Failure to conserve energy (electricity or water)

14.

Failure to collect overnight card

15.

Failure to display IIUM authorized sticker (vehicle)

16.

Failure to display matric card

17.

Failure to evacuate room during vacation

18.

Failure to register at Mahallah

19.

Failure to perform Friday prayer

20.

Failure to renew live off campus

21.

Failure to surrender room key

22.

Failure to surrender overnight card

23.

Graffiti

24.

Hanging clothes at inappropriate place

25.

Illegal business

26.

Illegal exchange compartment

27.

Illegal exchange of room

28.

Illegal electrical extension

29.

In possession of cigarette

30.

Keeping animals/pets in Mahallah

31.

Late registration of Mahallah

32.

Living/sleeping in campus other than the Mahallah

33.

Live off campus without informing Mahallah

34.

Long hair

35.

Loss of room key

36.

Making noise

37.

Misuse/missing facilities

38.

Moving to another Mahallah without permission

39.

No written authorization for vehicle

40.

Not observing road/traffic directions or rules

41.

Outing without permission

42.

Parking motor vehicle at unauthorized area

43.

Pouring water or throwing rubbish to the ground

44.

Re-arrange of room furniture without permission

45.

Removing room furniture without permission

46.

Smoking within the University

47.

Squatting

48.

Stay in during vacation without permission

49.

Unauthorized posters and notices

50.

Unauthorized electrical appliances

51.

Visitors in room

52.

Wearing bangle and necklace for male student

BACKGROUND OF COUMPOUNDABLE OFFENCES

  • Come into effect since 2005
  • To simplify the lengthy process of disciplinary action for minor offences
  • A maximum fine of RM50.00 will be imposed for each offence

CONSEQUENCES OF FAILURE TO PAY FINE (RULE 73)

  • Withhold the student transcript
  • Refuse registration for the new semester
  • Refuse registration of the Mahallah
  • Withhold / refuse graduation clearance
  • Any other measure the University deems fit

Remain and continue to be in force until fine is paid.