Restoration Theological College

Rules and Regulations

A. HOSTEL RULES AND REGULATION

  1. Hostellers are responsible for cleanliness of their rooms, corridors, toilets and hostel premises.
  2. Electrical appliances such as immersion rod and heater are not permitted.  Lights must be switched off while leaving or when it is not used.
  3. Rooms must be securely locked, and any loss of personal belongings cannot be claimed either to inmates or to the authorities.
  4. Loss and damages of the seminary’s furniture/property, electrical fittings and sports materials by a student shall be replaced at their own cost.
  5. Male students are not permitted to ladies’ hostel, and vice-versa.
  6. Hostellers are expected to attend Library during night Library hours between 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Winter) and between 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (spring & summer).
  7. Hostellers are expected to be in their respective rooms after 9:30 p.m.
  8. Students should wear proper/decent dress in the Chapel/Dining Hall.
  9. No student is permitted to take lunch/dinner to his/her room except on health ground.
  10. For overnight stay, hostellers must obtain written permission from the seminary/college authorities and inform the DSA/Ladies’ Hostel Warden before leaving.
  11. All illness must first be reported to DSA/ Ladies’ Hostel Warden; self medication must be avoided.
  12. No student should disturb others by way of loud singing, howling, and shouting or by playing musical instruments.
  13. Outsiders are not allowed in the hostel without permission of the DSA/ Ladies’ Hostel Warden.
  14. There will be social work every Saturday under the student leadership between 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. as such activity will be counted part and parcel of concurrent field education; all students must extend their fullest co-operation to the students leadership. Attendance will be kept, social work secretaries will take roll call, any student found absent 3 times without cogent reason will be penalized.
  15. Late fine of Rs. 100/- per day be levied against latecomers.
  16. Hostel meal timings given below should be followed strickly.
    1. 8:15 am – 9:00 am Lunch - (Summer & Winter)
    2. 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm (dinner) – (Summer).     c. 4.30 PM – 5.00 pm (Winter)

B. STUDENTS’ FELLOWSHIP (SF)

  1. The jurisdiction and function of the Students’ Fellowship is limited only to College activities, particularly to the students’ welfare/activities.
  2. DSA is an official representative of the college to the students’ fellowship.
  3. All meetings of SF must be conducted in the presence of DSA, and all the SF activities  must be done in consultation and consent of the DSA.
  4. Resolutions/decisions adopted by the SF must be forwarded to the college Principals through the DSA for the approval of faculty council. Without the approval, no activities of any kind should be taken by the SF.
  5. The office bearers for the students’ fellowship shall be elected by the students’ body at the closing period of the acadamic session under the chairmanship of the Dean of students’ affairs (DSA).
  6. The office bearers for the students’ fellowship shall be elected for the term of one academic session.  The students’ fellowship should have the following officials:
    1. President
    2. Vice President
    3. General Secretary
    4. Assistant General Secretary
    5. Treasurer
    6. Social Works Secretary
    7. Assistant Social Work Secretary
    8. Games and Sports Secretary
    9. Assistant Games and Sports secretary
    10. Worship Secretary
    11. Assistant Worship Secretary
    12. Representative of Ladies’ Hostel: Committee member
    13. Class Representative (for each class): Committee members
  7. Note: (a) Social Work Secretaries will also function as official assistants to the Practical Ministry Staff incharge, DOPM. Worship Secretaries will also function as official assistants to the Chaplain. (c) Representative of ladies’ hostel represents the Ladies’ hostel to the students’ fellowship and will also function as an official assistant to the ladies’ hostel warden. (d) Class Representatives (of each class) will represent their respective classes to the students’ fellowship and the college authority.

C. CHAPEL AND CHURCH ATTENDANCE RULES

  1. The morning worship begins at 9:15 a.m. through 10:00 a.m. and attendance is mandatory for all students/teachers and staff. Students are expected to enter Chapel well ahead of time.
  2. Leaders and speakers of the chapel service are responsible to make worship lively and meaningful.
  3. Worship Secretarie of Students fellowship will record students’ attendance and submit the same to Chaplain every month and in turn Chaplain will submit the same to Principal for taking disciplinary action against irregular students.
  4. The RSV/NRSV is the recommended Bible for use in the Chapel. All are expected to bring either of this Bible in the morning worship and daily vesper services.
  5. Mobile devices must be kept either in mute or switched off during worship.
  6. Final year students must follow sermon/preaching assignment/schedule for which the best sermon will be awarded during annual graduation function.
  7. All students are considered as active members of ICC; they are expected to actively participate in all programmes of ICC. Students who wants to attend other church services on Sunday morning must obtain written permission from Chaplian/DOPM so as to consider this option/attendance as part of concurrent field education.
  8. Student leaders/assigned persons are responsible to place the hymn books at the entrance and keep them safely in the box after worship. All hymn books must be handled with great care.
  9. Students’ participation in worship services will be reported to DOPM for record and for further evaluation, as worship and chapel attendance is considered part of concurrent field work.
  10. Daily vesper service shall be conducted at the Dining Hall/ICC Chapel at 4:30 – 5:00 p.m. (Summer) & 4.00 – 4.30 pm (Winter) under the leadership of students’ fellowship leaders and Chaplian.
  11. “Worship Goup” consisting of students and staff will be organised under the leadership of one teaching staff for each group. Their duty is to organised and conduct daily community worship in weekly basis. The details will be prepared by the Chaplain.
  12. Two sponsored students/Worship secretaries of the student fellowship will be entrusted to handle sound system and Generator/lights assisting ICC Caretaker.

D. RULES RELATING TO PRACTICAL MINISTRY

  1. Field Education or Practical Work is an integral part of ministerial training in which faculty members and students will be actively involved.
  2. There should be two kinds of field education, such as
    1. Concurrent Field Education (abbreviated as CFE) and
    2. Intensive Field Education (abbreviated as IFE)
  3. CFE includes every Saturday’s social work (as indicated in the Hostel Rules No. 14), Weekly Chapel/Church attendance and participation (as indicated in the Chapel/Church attendance Rules No. 7 & 9), Visitation of Hospitals/Orphanages within Imphal city area or any other unforeseen circumstances whenever the community’s help is sought. CFE will be credited and out of 100 marks, 25% marks will be set aside for evaluation.
  4. IFE should be of the length of 20 days and will be carried out during Winter break. Few guidelines are given below:
    (i) M. Div. 1st year students will carry out this work in their respective churches. They will engage in assisting local church pastor(s) in worship, preaching, Sunday Schools or in any other activities assigned by their local church leaders.
    (ii) M. Div. 2nd year students will engage in rural field education/ministry. They are advised to critically study on the problems and issues faced by rural congregation.
    (iii) M. Div. 3rd year students will engage in urban field education. They are advised to critically analyze problems and challenges faced by people in the urban area.
    (iv) IFE will carry 75% and out of this 25% will be given for the Reflective Report to be written by students and 50% for the actual practical work done.
  5. All written report of field education should be submitted to DPM during the stipulated time failing which students will loose this credit.
  6. Acknowledgement/Countersigned letter from local church pastor/secretary/staff guide must be enclosed along with the written report.
  7. There will be students-faculty colloquium (as arranged by DPM) where students are expected to give their reflective/critical report. Field education Score will be decided by the faculty council thereafter, which will be submitted by the Practical Ministry staff incharge to the Registrar for office record.

PLACES TO BE VISITED DURING THE YEAR 2013-2014 AS PART OF CONCURRENT FIELD EDUCATION/WORK PROGRAMME

Sl. PLACES TO BE VISITED MONTH FOR VISITATION ASSIGNED CLASSES & STAFF GUIDE

A. HOSPITALS

1 Regional Institute of Medical Sciences July 2013 M. Div. I
(Staff Guide: Mr. L. Seilen & Mr. L. Jonah)
2 Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital, Porompat July 2013 M. Div. I
(Staff Guide: Mr. Lunmang)
3 Imphal Hospital July 2013 M. Div. II
(Staff Guide: Pr. Letkam)
4 Christian Hospital Imphal July 2013  M. Div. III
(Staff Guide:Mr. Ch. Lunminthang Mate)
5 Raj Poly Clinic August 2013 M. Div. III
(Staff Guide: Mr. L. Thangkholet )
6 City Hospital, Chingmeirong August 2013 M. Div. II
(Staff Guide: Ms. Neikhoneng)
7 Shija Hospital, Langol August 2013 M. Div. I
(Staff Guide: Mr. L. Zangtinlen & V. Doungel)

B. REHAB CENTRE/ORPHANAGE

1 Asha Bhavan, Tarung November 2013 M. Div. II
(Staff Guide: Dr. H. Chongloi)
2 KRIPA Foundation November 2013 M. Div. III
(Staff Guide: Mr. L. Kamkhomang)
3 Shelter Rehab Centre, Chingmeirong November 2013 M. Div. I
(Staff Guide: Mr.  Ch. Lhunkhosei Mate)
4 Kanglatongbi, Children Home November 2013 M.Div, 11
 (Staff Guide: Mr. J. Manchong)

 

C. EXPOSURE TOUR WITH SENIOR STUDENTS

  1. It will be fixed with the leaders of Kuki Christian Church, Manipur Synod
Note:
  1. Staff guides are requested to collect practical work fee from the DOPM and guide the group in the most meaningful way.
  2. Last date for submission of Practical report: January 20, 2014
  3. Colloquium: February 2014
  4. Grading Evaluation Committee: i) Mr. Ch. Mate, DOPM ii) Mr. J. Manchong, Chaplain iii) Mrs. V. Doungel, Matron, iv) Mr. L. Seilen, DSA.

E. LIBRARY RULES AND REGULATIONS

1. READING HOURS

A. DAY STUDY HOURS (MONDAY – SATURDAY)

  1. Monday    -    Friday    -    9:00 am    -    4:00 pm
  2. Saturday    -    9:00 am    -    12:00 m

B. NIGHT STUDY HOURS (MONDAY – FRIDAY)

  1. Summer    -    6:00 pm    -    9:00 pm
  2. Winter    -    5:30 pm    -    8:30 pm

2. PERSONS ENTITLED TO USE THE LIBRARY

  1. RTC faculty members, students, staff, and KCC employees.
  2. Other individual person(s) with written permission from Principals.

3. USE OF BOOKS

  1. Every person who takes a book out of the Library or reads in the Library shall be responsible for the book and shall return in undamaged.
  2. Any person found mutilating or disfiguring, underlining sentences or marking of any kind or losing a book or damaging any property belonging to the Library shall be required to replace such book(s) or property damaged as per rule.
  3. Persons entitled to use the Library other than seminary staff and students can read the book(s) only in the Library with the knowledge of the Principals.
  4. Books from Reference, Periodicals, Magazines and News Papers will not be issued for check out.
  5. Three books will be allowed for home study for 6 (six) consecutive days with onetime renewal facilities.
  6. Issued books may be recalled if and when needed in the Library.
  7. Any person failing to return the book(s) on the appointed dates shall be fined Rs.5/- (five) per day per book. Books shall not be issued to those who failed to clear their dues.
  8. Books taken out from the book selves should not be put back to avoid misplacing of books. Books taken out must be submitted to the library staff or kept in the place assigned for it by the library staff.
  9. No one is permitted to enter inside the bookshelf section with personal belongings.

4. STUDY HALL RULES

  1. Silence must maintained in the Library. Conversation, making noise, singing etc is strictly prohibited. If anyone wishes to talk to a friend/visitor, he/she is advice to go outside the Library premises.
  2. The separate reading arrangement for boys and girls should be strictly honoured.
  3. Mobile phone is strictly prohibited inside the study hall.
  4. Except water no eatables, drinks, knife or blade is allowed inside the Library.
  5. No visitor or outsider is permitted to enter the Library without obtaining written permission from the Principals.

Note: The existing rules shall be changed or amended if and when necessary.

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- Dedei Chongloi, B.Th., Graduate 2012

 

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Restoration Theological College is accredited by Asia Theological Association and offering Bachelor of Theology (B. Th.,) and Master of Divinity (M. Div.,).