STUDENT COUNSELING CENTRE
The Students Counseling Centre at the Central University of Karnataka acts as a remediated offering assistance and solutions to the students and staff in the University as they face challenges that adversely affect their emotional well-being and intellectual development. The Centre largely aims at facilitating the optimal mental and psychological development of the student community and staff, thereby maximizing their human potentialities. The mission of this Centre is primarily to serve the immediate interventional needs of the students of the University, as and when they find it difficult to cope with the environment. The Centre is focused on empowering the students so that they can utilize their fullest potential and become productive members of the society.
The Centre provides individual counseling, group counseling, and psychological assessment services for students and staff. The Centre extends its services to create awareness regarding various mental health issues and provides career guidance and counseling programs for students. Orientation programs and guidance services are periodically delivered by the Centre to all the stake holders in the University system.
The issues that the Centre takes care in addressing include lack of concentration and motivation for studies; exam related stress; fear of underachievement; compulsive and habitual procrastination; difficulties in time management; acute sense of loneliness; adjustment problems; emotional disturbances; peer pressure; relationship issues; family problems; cyber bullying; behavioral problems; lack of confidence; low self-esteem; suicidal ideation; anxiety; and substance abuse.
Gender equity, including protection from sexual harassment and right to work with dignity is universally recognized basic human right. Eradication of social evils has been the prime aim of Constitution of India. Article 15 of the Constitution of India prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion, race caste, sex, or place of birth. Article 42 makes provision for securing just and human conditions of work. Article 51-A(e) makes it incumbent on every citizen to promote harmony and spirit of the common brotherhood amongst all the people of India transcending religious, linguistic, and regional or sectional diversities; to renounce practices derogatory to the dignity of women. India is also a signatory to the convention on the Elimination forms of discrimination against women." Resultantly, the Central University of Karnataka introduced and enforced Ordinance titled "Sensitization, Prevention and Redressal of Sexual harassment."
As per UGC Regulations, 2009 on Curbing the menace of ragging in higher educational institutions under para 6.3 (a & c) the University has constituted an Anti-Ragging Committee as well as Anti-Ragging Squad in Central University of Karnataka, Kalaburagi.
Since hostel cleanliness and food are the most basic needs, the hostel committee will strive hard to supervise the cleanliness and to improve the quality and taste of food served in the mess, cafeteria and bakery. Complaints of students related to the mess facilities will be considered and appropriate steps for solving them will be taken. Quality checks in the mess, bakery and cafeteria will be done on regular basis. Infrastructure of Mess, Cafe, utensils, and Water requirements will be taken care of as well.
SC/ST AND PWD CELL
The SC/ST and PWD Cell was constituted at the University as per UGC guidelines. The Cell specifically focuses on ensuring the welfare of the SC/ST and PWD students and staff. The main aim of the Cell is to monitor the guidelines issued by the MHRD, the University Grants Commission and by the government of Karnataka from time to time. The Cell ensures the effective implementation of the reservation policies in the university admissions to students in various courses of studies, accommodation in the hostels, appointments to the teaching and non-teaching posts, and allotment of quarters, establishment of Book Bank in the university, and maintenance of roster register in the University.
The University has constituted the Disciplinary Committee to ensure the provisions of the Code of Ethics are respected and implemented.
The role of the Disciplinary Committee is to :
- Collect the facts of all complaints arising under the Code of Ethics
- Verify if a complaint has any merit
- Facilitate an amicable resolution to complaint if possible
- Conduct all disciplinary hearings;
- Make a decision on a complaint after the completion of the disciplinary proceedings; and
- To consult with the Department of Human Resources and with Legal Counsel in situations where the respondent is an employee.
- Sanitation campaign
- Women empowerment
INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL (IQAC)
As per UGC Regulations on minimum Qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and other Academic staff in the University and Measures for the maintenance of standards in Higher Education 2010, under Article No.6‐0‐11, the University has established the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) for monitoring the quality of education imparted in the University