UTAR expects its staff members to observe and practise acceptable standards of conduct and behaviours and to perform their duties and responsibilities to an appropriate standard of efficiency. Staff members are expected to adhere to the University's rules and procedures.
The University will take disciplinary action against any staff in the event of any willful breach of contract of employment, misconduct, indiscipline, inefficiency or unsatisfactory performance after due inquiry.
Where grounds are established and depending on the seriousness of the misconduct, indiscipline, inefficiency or unsatisfactory performance, any one or more of the following punishment may be meted out:
Dismiss the staff without notice;
Downgrade or demote the staff;
Suspend the staff without pay for a specified duration;
Cease increment and / or bonus for a specified duration;
Issue verbal or written warning to the staff.