Anti-Ragging Cell is constituted in the College to prevent Ragging and to take anti-ragging measures as per the guidelines issued by the Supreme Court of India and UGC. The College has a vigilant team of faculty that ensures a cordial and ragging-free atmosphere on the campus. Furthermore, the Cell takes measures to remind students of the consequences of Ragging repeatedly and ensures that parents and new students are made aware of their rights.
An offence of Ragging may be charged either on a written complaint by the affected or independent finding of the Anti Ragging cell. You can register a complaint by directly contacting the chairman of the Anti-ragging Cell. Ragging is strictly prohibited on campus. The hostel, too, is under strict vigilance, and we ensure that students learn to respect and accept peers beyond their cultural and regional differences. If any incident of Ragging comes to the notice of the authority, the students concerned will be given the opportunity to explain their behaviour before the anti-ragging committee.
It is mandatory as per the Hon. Supreme Court & UGC/MHRD Regulations that all colleges/universities fill in online Compliance. Compliance can be filled ONLINE at www.antiragging.in. As you know, it is mandatory as per the Hon. Supreme Court & UGC/MHRD Regulations fill in an Anti Ragging undertaking each year. The undertaking can be filled ONLINE at: www.amanmovement.org or www.antiragging.in
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UGC Regulation on Restricting Ragging
UGC Regulation on Curbing Ragging
In June 2009, the UGC has notified a comprehensive set of regulations to curb the menace of ragging in educational institutions.
What is Ragging?
As per the UGC Regulations 2009, ‘Ragging’ constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:
- Any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which rudeness a freshener or any other student.
- Indulging in rowdy or indisciplined 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.
- Asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary course do and which has the effect or causing in generating a sense of shame, or torment or embracement so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student;
- Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student including a fresher.
- Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or group of students.
- Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students.
- Any act of physical abuse including all variants of sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forced obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person.
- Any act or abuse by spoken words 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.
- Any act that 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.
Punishments for Ragging
The UGC regulations stipulate that students can be expelled from an institute and debarred from taking admission to any other institute for a specified period after being found guilty of the offence.
As per the regulations any students can be fined up to Rs. 2.5 Lakhs if found guilty of ragging. The UGC regulations provide for justification of a student, a period from one to four semesters.
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:
- Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges.
- 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
- Cancellation of admission
- Rustication from the institution for periods ranging from 1 to 4 semesters
- Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specified period
- Fine ranging between Rupees 25,000/- and Rupees 2.5 lakh
- Collective punishment: When the persons committing or abetting the crime of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment.