(Subject to the approval by the Government of Puducherry)
As per the AICTE direction (No. F. No. AICTE/PG/2012/20/SRO/06/1363, dated 25th July 2012) and as per the AICTE (Establishment of Mechanism for Grievance Redressal) Regulations, 2012 vide notification F. No. 37-3/Legal/2012, dated 25.05.2012, the Governing Body (GB), PKIET constituted Grievance Redressal Committee (GRC) with the objective of resolving the grievances of students and their parents.
All aggrieved students and their parents may approach the Grievance Redressal Committee for their grievances. The grievances include (i) making admission contrary to merit, (ii) irregularity in the admission process, (iii) withhold or refuse to return any certificates, (iv) demand of money in excess specified, (v) breach of the policy of reservation, (vi) complaints of alleged discrimination (SC/ST, OBC, Women, minority or PH), (vii) non-payment or delay in payment of scholarships to students, (viii) delay in conduct of examinations or declaration of results, (ix) withholding student amenities, (x) denial of quality education, (xi) non transparent or unfair evaluation practices, (xii) harassment and victimization of students including sexual harassment, (xiii) refund of fees on withdrawal of admissions, etc.
The Grievance Redressal Committee (GRC) comprises the following members:
(1) The Collector, Karaikal District - Convener
(2) The Director of Higher and Technical Education,
Government of Puducherry - Member
(3) The Controller of Examinations or his Nominee
Pondicherry University - Member
(4) One woman staff member from the college - Member
(5) The President, Parents Association, PKIET - Member
(6) The Principal, PKIET - Member Secretary
All the students and their parents may henceforth approach the Grievance Redressal Committee and submit any grievance in writing directly to the Convener or to the Member Secretary. The GRC shall meet as and when requires and assess the merit of the complaint. The decision of the GRC will be intimated to the complainant. In case of any false / frivolous complaint, the GRC will take appropriate action against the complainant.