GIET University, Gunupur (formerly known as Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology) was established by “Vidya Bharati Educational Trust,” Gunupur, Odisha, India in the year 1997. Since inception, the Trust promotes Technical Education in India with a motto of providing Quality Education in a highly disciplined and conducive environment with International Standards.
Strength of the University is the welfare of the students GIET University offering an effective mechanism for student grievances. Grievance redressal cell was constituted in the university as per the regulations of University Grants Commission. A Grievance is any discontent or dissatisfaction, whether expressed or not, whether valid or not, arising out of anything connected with the Institute that a student thinks, believes, or even feels, is unfair, unjust or inequitable.
In GIET University grievance and redressal cell established to resolve all day by day grievance of the students through single window, any student with a genuine grievance may approach Professor (I/C) Students Affairs and Grievance Cell to submit his/her grievance in proper format. Grievance redressed in systematic way by involving the respective Department/person connected to that issue.
Objective of grievance redressal
Linking with a well-defined Disciplinary System to make it acceptable to all.
All actions should be prompt for better redressal of Grievance.
To make the redressal process fair, impartial, consistent, with prior warnings and commensurate with gravity of misconduct.
Aim should be on prevention of misconduct rather than controlling through punitive measures.
To create a platform where students can point out their problems, regarding academic and non-academic matters.
Get suggestions from the students for improvement.
Take necessary steps for improvement in the light of grievances.
Nature of grievance:
Issue Related to Course Registration
Any Issues about Change of Specialization
Issues Regarding Course Requirement and Course Content
Examinations Related Issues
Issues Regarding Applying for Certificates
Any other Matter Related to Academics
Issues Related to Transport facility
Issues about Hostels
Any Issues of Canteen & Central Mess
Issues Related to Sports
Issues Related to Post Office and Banks
Issues about Other facilities Provided by the University (Water,Electricity,Maintenance,etc…)
Any other Matter
Grievances about Student’s Behavior Towards other Students/Staff/Visitors.
Grievances about Faculty & Staff Behavior Towards other Students/Staff/Visitors
Issues Related to Harassment (sexual)
Issues about Discrimination or Racial Treatment
Grievance Handling procedure University Level
Whenever a complaints/grievance is received from a student or a staff member /Parents/Visitors it will be recorded and a unique number will be given to the grievance for future reference. (GCFC/DEPT/A.Y/XXXX)
Recorded grievance will be forwarded to the concerned department/ Committee/Person asking them the information about the time required to provide the solution.
Acknowledge the student/parent/staff/visitors with the information given by the concerned department/committee/person.
Enquire the status of grievance under process periodically.
At the end of stipulated time a report/solution will be collected from concerned department/ committee/Person.
If the grievance is resolved to the expected level of satisfaction, the student/parent is supplied with the solution provided by department/ Committee/Person.
If the grievance is not resolved to the expected level of satisfaction, a detailed report stating the reasons for not arriving at the expected solution will be collected.
If the reason for not resolving the grievance is the insufficient time, the time required will be re scheduled appropriately by looking in to the details and same will be acknowledged to the student/parent(repeat the steps 4,5,6).
Escalate the grievances/ complaints to higher management if any case, the complaints and grievances could not be handled by the department/ Committee/Person.
Students can bring their Grievance given by using the format given below