This manual describes rules, procedures and guidelines. The following terminology is used to clarify the applicability of various
- The use of the word “must” indicates a mandatory clause for a rule or procedure. Failure to follow such a
clause requires explicit permission from the Academic Senate.
- The use of the word “should” indicates a best practice. Deviation from such a clause requires adequate
preparation. Normally prior intimation to the Dean Academics and/or the Chairman, Academic Senate of such
deviation is expected.
- The use of the word “may” indicates an optional clause. This clause indicates alternative or additional
approaches for Academics that keep the broad philosophy of the programmes in mind.
This choice of terminology is meant to reflect the adaptability and flexibility of academic activity at IISER Mohali within the ambit of
the structure and philosophy of academic programmes as envisaged by the Academic Senate.