Ragging is a crime.The Supreme Court of India as well as UGC/AICTE and DTE have given caution regarding severe penal action for those students who will be found guilty of ragging .This college has a glorious anti-ragging tradition among its students.There is an active and dynamic anti-ragging committee and anti-ragging squad in this college to prevent Ragging.And the legal implication involved in this matter .The anti-ragging committee comprises the faculty memebers ,Employees ,Sr. students and the society members.This college feels that unless the evils of ragging are eradicated from the soil of this seat of learning the golden future of the students may be jeopardized any moment.

Prevention and prohibition of Ragging

a) Objectives
Ragging is totally prohibited inside and/or outside the campus and its hostels and anyone found guilty of ragging and/or abetting ragging whether actively or passively, or being a part of conspiracy to promote ragging, is liable to be punished in accordance with the notification Dated 01-07-2009, F.No.37-3/Legal/AICTE/2009 as well as under the provisions of any penal law for the time being in force.

b) What Constitutes Ragging

Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:

1. Any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student;

2. Indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship, physical or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student;

3. Asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary course do and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student;

4. Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher;
5. Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.

6. Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students;

7. Any act of physical abuse including all variants of it: sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person;

8. Any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, posts, public insults which would also include deriving perverted pleasure, vicarious or sadistic thrill from actively or passively participating in the discomfiture to fresher or any other student;

9. Any act that affects the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher or any other student with or without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by a student over any fresher or any other student.

c) Actions to be taken against students for indulging and abetting ragging

1. The punishment to be meted out to the persons indulged in ragging has to be exemplary and justifiably harsh to act as a deterrent against recurrence of such incidents.

2. Every single incident of ragging a First Information Report (FIR) must be filed without exception by the institutional authorities with the local police authorities.

3. The Anti-Ragging Committee of the institution shall take an appropriate decision, with regard to punishment or otherwise, depending on the facts of each incident of ragging and nature and gravity of the incident of ragging.

4. Depending upon the nature and gravity of the offence as established the possible punishments for those found guilty of ragging at the institution level shall be any one or any combination of the following-

  • • Cancellation of admission
  • • Suspension from attending classes
  • • Withholding / withdrawing scholarship / fellowship and other benefits
  • • Debarring from appearing in any test / examination or other evaluation process
  • • Withholding results
  • • Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
  • • Suspension / expulsion from the hostel
  • • Rustication from the institution for period ranging from 1 to 4 semesters
  • • Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.
  • • Collective punishment: when the persons committing or abetting the crime of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment as a deterrent to ensure community pressure on the potential raggers.

Related documents and links
  • 2. AICTE (Prevention and Prohibition of Ragging in Technical Institutions, Universities including Deemed to be Universities imparting technical education) Regulations 2009 vide F.No.37-3/Legal/AICTE/2009 dated 01-07-2009
  • 3. Anti Ragging Supreme Court Order
  • 4. Affidavit I regarding Anti Ragging for students on Rs.20/- non judicial stamp duly attested by the oath commissioner [Notary Public]
    Affidavit II regarding Anti Ragging for parents/guardians on Rs.20/- non judicial stamp duly attested by the oath commissioner [Notary Public]
    Affidavit III regarding Anti Ragging for hostellers on Rs.20/- non judicial stamp duly attested by the oath commissioner [Notary Public]
  • 5.AICTE Anti Ragging Rules