Anti-Ragging Cell

Institute Regulations On Curbing The Menace Of Ragging

Ragging is a criminal offence as per the Supreme Court verdict. Ragging in all its forms, within or outside the institution / campus, is totally banned. Ragging is an offence under penal code..

Definition of Student Ragging
Any behavior by a student, whether by words verbal or on paper or by doing something which includes physical violence, lewd acts, teasing, rough or rude treatment, indulging in rowdy, undisciplined and obscene activities which cause or are likely to cause annoyance, undue hardship, physical or psychological harm or mental trauma or raise apprehension or fear in a fresher / junior student or other students or forcing a student to do any act which such a student is not willing to do and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment or danger to student’s life or adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or a junior student.

Punishments against Ragging
Whoever directly or indirectly commits, participates in, abets or instigates ragging inside or outside the educational institution shall be punished. Depending upon the character and seriousness of the offence as established by the Anti-Ragging Committee of the institution, the feasible punishments for those are guilty of ragging at the institution level shall be any one or any grouping of the following:

Cancellation of Admission / Rustication from the institution for a period, ranging from 1 to 4 semesters/ debarring from admission to any other institution for a specific period
Suspension from attending classes with holding / appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process / Withholding of results/ withdrawing scholarship / fellowship and other benefit Forfeiting Campus Placement opportunities / recommendations.
Fine up to Rs. 2.5 lakhs.

When the persons committing or abetting the misdeed of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment as a deterrent to ensure community pressure on the potential raggers.
In addition, in case of every single incident of ragging, a First Information Report (FIR) will be filed with the local police authorities. The promising castigation includes rigorous captivity (in compliance with the order of Supreme Court of India).