Code of Conduct

We invite you to be a part of Exun 2020 in a spirit of learning, friendliness, open-mindedness, and engagement with technology. We value the participation of each student, and we want everyone involved to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience, regardless of age, nationality, culture, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or skill.  Accordingly, all individuals participating in Exun 2020 are expected to show respect and courtesy to others throughout the event.

To make clear what is expected, all participants, volunteers, speakers and judges in Exun 2020 are required to conform to the following Code of Conduct, and encourage others to do the same. This code will be enforced throughout Exun 2020.

Be Considerate

Exun 2020 has participants from diverse backgrounds. What is acceptable among your peers or in your culture may be different from other teams and individuals. Be respectful of possible differences both with your actions and your words. If you see that someone is uncomfortable with what you are saying or doing, stop and determine if what you are doing is appropriate and if it can be done in a different, more respectful way. Be kind — all students are participating for similar reasons, and do not make assumptions about anyone's interests, skill level, or background based on personal judgments.

Be respectful

Be respectful and professional in your behaviour. Do not insult or put down others. Remember that harassment and racist, sexist, or exclusionary remarks or jokes are not appropriate for Exun 2020. Respect the rules of the events, and boundaries of other participants and the organising team. Do not cause disruptions to talks or events.

Respect privacy norms

Respect the confidentiality of all those associated with Exun 2020. Invasion of privacy, including taking photos or videos, requesting photos of people you don't know, taking screenshots of conversations or posting personal details about someone else without their permission, is strictly prohibited. Do not impersonate individuals or schools.


No participants shall use unfair means, take help of those not in the team, or try to influence the decision of the judging panel. The decision of the judges will be final and binding. You can, however, approach the panel to understand how you can do better.

Be inclusive

Do not make offensive verbal or written jokes, remarks or gestures related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, nationality, ethnicity or religion. Do not make threats or harass others. Homophobia, racism or behavior that discriminates against a group or class of people is not appreciated.

Respect the virtual space

Do not disrupt a virtual meeting (e.g., “zoom-bombing”) or engage in harm or disruption of any kind. Do not create/contribute to an unsafe or exclusionary situation. Do not make audio or visual recordings of any Virtual Meetings in any medium—and do not distribute audio or visual recordings of the Virtual Meetings (via social media or any other means).  Only the organisers may do so, after warning participants to give them an opportunity to opt out.

What this means for you

We will not tolerate any violation of this code, or disrespectful or derogatory behavior at Exun 2020. The consequence of such behaviour depends on severity; participants violating this code may be given a simple warning and asked to remedy their behaviour, apologize, or the individual(s), teams, and/or schools may be disqualified from Exun 2020, or any other action deemed appropriate by the organising team.

If you experience or observe any of these behaviors, we ask that you contact any of the persons listed below. We will take all complaints seriously and respond appropriately, and the reporter(s) have the right to remain confidential.


  • Mr Mukesh Kumar

Teacher-In-Charge, Exun Clan

  • Natasha Arya

Student, Exun Clan

  • Shashwat Chandra

Student, Exun Clan

  • Amadika Mahapatra

Student, Exun Clan

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