As per ordinance XV 'C' and Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgement "Ragging is totally banned and anyone found guilty of ragging and/or abetting ragging is liable to be punished".
"Ragging means the doing of any act which causes, or is likely to cause any physical, psychological or physiological harm of apprehension or shame or embarrassment to a student, and includes - (a) teasing or abusing of playing Practical joke on, or causing hurt to any student or (b) asking any student to do any act, or perform any thing, which he/she would not, in the ordinary course, be willing to do or perform."
The torture on innocent students often runs for months, and involves the same batch of students being physically and mentally abused by same and/or different group of seniors (including those from the opposite sex) over and over again.
Actions to be taken against students for indulging and abetting in Ragging in technical institutions Universities including Deemed to be University imparting technical education:-
- The punishment to be meted out to the persons indulging in ragging has to be exemplary and justifiably harsh to act as a deterrent against recurrence of such incidents. The students who are found to be indulging in ragging should be debarred from taking admission in any technical institution in India.
- For every single incident of ragging a First Information Report (FIR) must be filed without exception by the institutional authorities with the local police authorities.
Depending upon the nature and gravity of the offence as established by the Anti-Ragging Committee of the institution, the possible punishments for those found guilty of ragging at the institution level shall be any one or any combination of the following:-
(i) Cancellation of admission
(ii) Suspension from attending classes
(iii) Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits
(iv) Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process
(v) Withholding results
(vi) Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
(vii) Suspension/expulsion from the hostel
(viii) Rustication from the institution for period ranging from 1 to 4 semesters
(ix) Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.
(x) Fine of Rupees 25,000/-
(xi) 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.
- The institutional authority shall intimate the incidents of ragging in their premises along with actions taken to the Council and immediately after occurrence of such incident inform the status of the case from time to time to the council.
- Ragging is ban in this institute, anybody who will be ragged has all the right to report it to the authority for which action as deem fit will be taken. There is nothing to be afraid for reporting such cases confidentially to the authorities.
We inculcate courage & knowledge for personality development in a person. "Be Fearless"
In case of trouble the Ist year students are advised to contact Hostel Superintendent, Principal, & Members of the Anti-Ragging Committee & Police authorities.