Humble Supreme Court of India has declared ragging a cognizable offence. Students are advised to desist from it.
What Constitutes Ragging?
1. 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, for the fresher or any other student.
- Indulging in rowdy or indiscipline activities by any student or students that causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship, physical or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereafter 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, torment or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the psyche or physique 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 expenditures burden put on a fresher or any other student by students.
- Any act of physical abuse including variants of it, sexual abuse, homosexual assault, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, and gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person.
- Any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, posts, public insults which would also include desiring perverted pleasure, Vicarious or sadistic thrill from actively or passively participating in the discomfiture to the fresher 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 without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure a showing off power, authority or superiority by a over any fresher or any other student.
Administrative Actions in the event of Ragging
The college shall punish a student found guilty of ragging after following the procedure in the manner prescribed here in under: -
- The anti ragging committee of the college shall take an appropriate decision, in regard to punishment or otherwise, depending upon the facts of each incident of ragging and nature and gravity of the incident of ragging established in the recommendations of Anti-Ragging Squad.
- The Anti-Ragging Committee may, depending on the nature and gravity of the guilt established by anti ragging squad, give, to those found guilty, one or more of the following punishments, namely: -
- Suspension from attending the classes and academic privileges.
- Withholding/withdrawing scholarships or other benefits.
- Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or any 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 a period ranging from one to four semesters.
- Expulsion from the institution and consequently debarring from admission to any other institution for a specified period.
3. Provided that where the persons committing or abetting the act of ragging are not identified, the college shall resort to collective punishment.
4. Anti-Ragging Committee
(i) Mr. Kanav (8427634468)
(ii) Mrs. Vandana Mahajan (9569799944)
(iii) Mr. Rajeshwar Saini (9915844226)