Ragging is a criminal offence as
per the Supreme Court verdict.
Ragging refers to an act that
violates the dignity of a person. There have been many
complaints of physical and psychological injury due to ragging
in colleges and educational institutions.
Nowadays, it has been turned to
a nightmare to students and their guardians at the time of
admission to school and colleges.
The supporters of ragging offer
an argument for it as an ordeal to make the students fit for the
future struggle for existence. Its a matter of same that even
through ragging has been criticized for decades, we still come
across such incidents of inhuman torture. As a result, many
students give up their studies and go back home, some lose their
mental balance, and some are seriously injured.
Ragging in all its forms is
totally banned in this institution including in its departments,
constituent units, all its premises (academic, residential,
sports, kiosks, cafeteria and the like) whether located within
the campus or outside and in all means of transportations of
students whether public or private. The institution shall take
strict action including but not limited to criminal proceeding
and/or cancellation of admission against those found guilty of
ragging and/or of abetting ragging and the burden of proof shall
hereby lie on the perpetrator of alleged ragging and not on the
victim. An offence of ragging may be charged either on a written
complaint by the affected or on independent finding of the
The Institution is bound by the
UGC Regulations on curbing the Menace of Ragging in higher
Educational Institutions 2009.