i) The election to Student's Union and other sister Associations shall be held every year as per the order of Hon'ble Supreme court and as per the Notification of the Department of Higher Education, Govt. of Orissa. ii) A date for holding the College election will be notified by the Principal in accordance with the Notification of the Govt issued every year. Iii) The Principal may withhold election if he is satisfied that holding of the election is detrimental to the general interest of the institution. iv) The election shall be conducted as per the guidelines issued by the Hon'ble supreme court of India. v) The detailed "Election-Programme" shall be notified by the Principal on the day as specified in the Govt. order. vi) The Principal shall notify the codes of conduct of Election on the specified date for the information of all students. The codes of conduct shall be strictly followed. vii) A grievance redressed cell may be constituted by the Principal for the smooth conduct of election. The grievance cell shall be mandated with the redressed of election related grievances. viii) Nominations to the election of office bearers duly proposed and seconded by bonafide students of the college of current academic session, should reach the Principal on the scheduled date as per the "election programme". ix) Nominations shall be filed and scrutinized on the dates as specified in the Government order. x) The withdrawal of nominations and the final list of contesting candidates shall be notified on the scheduled date as per the "Election-programme". xi) The election will be held on the day as notified by the Principal in accordance with the schedule, mentioned in the Government Order, issued from time to time. xii) Any violation or contravention of the issued guidelines and codes of conduct shall make the candidate liable to be stripped of his elected post, as the case may be. The college authority shall take appropriate disciplinary action against such a violation. xiii) A student has to be in the college uniform on the day of the poll. xiv) The polling shall be made by secret ballot. xv) Every bonafide student of the college is eligible to contest and cast his/her vote. One voter will cast one vote for one post for which election will be held. xvi) A student whose name is not there in the voters list which is to be notified prior to the election date cannot participate in the college election. xvii) Candidate securing maximum-number of votes shall be declared elected to their respective posts and will hold their offices for one academic session only. xviii) in case of equality of votes between any two or more candidates the election of successful candidate shall be decided by lot. xix) The college authorities may appoint observers to observe the conduct of election process. xx) Degree Students attaining the ages between 17 and 22 are eligible to contest election. But the minimum age for Participation of Higher secondary students (+2) in election is 15 years / stipulated by Govt. xxi) The Candidate should in no event have any academic arrears in the years of contesting the election. xxii) The candidate should have attained the minimum 75% of attendance. xxiv) The candidate shall not have a previous criminal record. He shall also not have been subject to any disciplinary action by the council / University authorities. xxv) The Candidate must be a regular full time student of the college and should not be a distance / Proximate education student. xxvi) The maximum permitted expenditure per candidate shall be Rs. 5.000/-. xxvii) In the event of the office of any major post of office bearers falling vacant within two months of election, the Vice-president will be promoted to the post of president and Joint Secretary to the post of Secretary.