1. Aim :
To ensure that no ragging takes place in the University by instituting stringent antiragging measures and provisions for strict punishments to defaulters.
2. Terms of Reference :
(a) Supreme Court Orders
(b) UGC Draft Regulations and Guidelines
3. What constitutes Ragging :
(a) Any disorderly conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness or any other student.
(b) Indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological or physical harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or any other student.
(c) Asking the students to do any act or perform something which such student will not in the ordinary course and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or any other student.
(d) Teasing, embarrassing, humiliating, assaulting or using criminal force or criminal intimidation, wrongful restraining or confining or causing grievous hurt, kidnapping, extortion or molesting or committing unnatural offences or causing death or abetting suicide, use of criminal force, criminal trespass and intimidation.
4. Prohibition of Ragging :
(a) Ragging within the College Campus including its Institutions / Departments and Hostels is strictly prohibited.
(b) Ragging in any form is prohibited also in the private lodges/buildings where these College students are staying.
(c) Ragging in any form is prohibited in Hostel, Mess, Canteen, Cafeteria & Transport (College & Private).
(d) No person including students / staff / faculty shall participate or abet or propagate ragging in any form.
5. Punishment :
Ragging is a cognizable offence under the law and the punishment to be meted out has to be exemplary and justifiably harsh to act as a deterrent. It may include one or more of the following:-
(a) Cancellation of admission, suspension, rustication or expulsion from the College / Hostel.
(b) FIR with the police and arrest.
6. Anti-Ragging Patrols :
Anti-Ragging Patrols will be detailed by the Director Administration. These patrols will operate 24 hours on all days in the campus,s, hostels (both inside & outside the campus)particularly where freshers are staying.
7. Action Procedure :
(a) Anti-Ragging Squads and Anti-Ragging Patrols will immediately report any incidence of ragging or abetment of ragging noticed by them to the Anti-Ragging Control Room immediately and also to the Anti-Ragging Committee of each Department.
(b) Faculty in-charge of the Anti-Ragging Control Room will take immediate action as per the situation which may include:
• Immediate suspension of involved students
• Sending reinforcements or any medical help if required.
• Forward the main gist / report of incident to the Anti-Ragging Committee and the monitoring cell.
(c) The Anti-Ragging Committee of the concerned Department will examine the report and recommend appropriate punishment which will be awarded after the approval of the Monitoring Cell.
8. Freshers Introduction / Induction :
A systematically organized Freshers’ Introductions / Get-Together party will be organized by various Departments as per policy issued by the VC which would conform with the decorum and dignity as expected by the College and act as a forerunner for introductions and ice breaking between seniors and freshers.