Ragging mean Any conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing,
treating or handling with rudeness any other student, indulging in rowdy or undisciplined
activities which cause or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or
to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or a junior student or 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 a junior student.
PUNISHMENTS AT THE INSTITUTION LEVEL
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:
- Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits.
- Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges
- Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process.
- Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet,
tournament, youth festival, etc
- Fine ranging between Rs. 25,000/- to Rs. 1 lakh.
- Collective punishment: When the persons committing or abetting the crime of ragging are not
identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment
- Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specified period