Ragging is a crime!!!
Ragging is strictly prohibited. Ragging is a cognizable offence under the law, at par with rape and other atrocities against women and ill treatment of persons belonging to the SC/ST. Anyone who indulges in this crime will be severely dealt with and an F.I.R will be lodged against the guilty as per Supreme Court of India and MHRD directives. At the time of registration, students and their parents have given and undertaking that he/she will not indulge in the unlawful activity of ragging.
What Constitutes Ragging?
Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:
a) 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..
b) 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.
c) 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..
d) Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher.
e) Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.
f) Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students.
g) 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.
h) Any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, post, 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..
i) 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.
Ø Suspension from attending classes & academic privileges.
Ø Withholding/ withdrawing scholarships/ fellowship and other benefits.
Ø Debarring from appearing in any test/ examination or other evaluation process.
Ø Withholding results.
Ø Debarring from representing the Institute in any regional, national or international meet, tournament youth festival etc.
Ø Suspension/ expulsion from the hostel.
Ø Cancellation of admission.
Ø Rustication from the Institution for period ranging from 1 to 4 semesters.
Ø Expulsion from the Institutional and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specific period.
Ø Fine up to Rs. 25,000.
Ø An F.I.R will be lodged against the culprit(s) as per Supreme Court of India & MHRD directives.