In view of the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court dated 8.05.2009 and in consideration of the determination of the University Grants Commission to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging the institution has set up an anti-ragging cell to eliminate ragging in all its forms.
The college attempts to create anti-ragging awareness through various programmes and posters with anti-ragging help-line number, displayed in the different corners of the college. There is a transparent system of speedy redressal of complaints.
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 has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher 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 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.
Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher.
Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a 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 it: sexual abuse, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person;
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.
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.
Punishment for Ragging
- Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges
- Withholding / withdrawing scholarship / fellowship and other benefits
- Forfeiting Campus Placement opportunities / recommendations
- Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process
- Withholding of results
Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival etc.
- Cancellation of Admission
- Rustication from the institution for a period, ranging from 1 to 3 years
Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specific period
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.
In case of every single incident of ragging, a First Information Report (FIR) will be filed with the local police authorities. The possible punishment includes rigorous imprisonment (in compliance with the order of Supreme Court of India)
In the case of any ragging incident, the students may immediately call,email and bring it to the notice of the members of the Anti-Ragging committee for necessary help, guidance and actions.
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