Discipline Committee also functions as anti-ragging committee. Anti-ragging measures and the activities that shall be categorized as ragging activities are prominently displayed through banners and boards, for general information. Fortunately, no major ragging cases have been reported over past five years. At the time of Part-I admissions, precaution is taken to avert any such incidence, for which proctorial board keeps a strict vigil on the campus. also in the College Assembly, senior students are sensitized against ragging and are encouraged to act as senior friends and mentors to the juniors.
URINVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION
BAHADURSHAH ZAFAR MARG
NEW DELHI- 110 002
NO. F-1-16/2007 (CPP-II)
UGC REGULATION ON CURBING THE MENACE OF RAGGING IN HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, 2009
Clause (g) of Sub-Section (I) of Section 26 of the University Grants Commission Act. 1956.
“UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009”.
To root out ragging in all its forms from universities, colleges and other educational institutions in the country by prohibiting it by law, preventing its occurrence by following the provisions of these Regulations and punishing those who indulge in ragging as provided for in these Regulations and the appropriate law in force.
“RAGGING” MEANS THE FOLOWING:-
Any conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing treating or handing with rudeness any other student, indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activates which causes 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.
PUNISHABLE INGREDIENTS OF RAGGING:-
Abutment to ragging:
Criminal conspiracy to rag:
Unlawful assembly and rioting while ragging:
Public nuisance created during ragging:
Violation of decency and morals through ragging:
Injury to body, causing hurt or grievous hurt:
Wrongful confinement :
Use of criminal force:
Assault as well as sexual offences or unnatural offences:
Offences against property:
Attempts to commit any or all of the above mentioned offences against the victim (s):
Physical or psychological humiliation:
All other offences following from the definition of “Ragging”
Ragging in all its forms shall be totally banned in the entire institution, including its departments, constituent units, all its premises (academic, residential, sports, canteen, etc) whether located writhing the campus or outside and in all means of transportation of students whether public or private.
The institution shall take strict action against those found guilty of ragging and/or of abetting ragging.
The application form for admission/enrollment shall have a printed undertaking, preferably both in English/Hindi and in one of the applicant to be filled up and signed by the candidate to the effect that he/she is aware of the law.
The application form shall also contain a printed undertaking, and the parent/guardian to be signed of the applicant to the effect that he/she is also aware of the law in this regard and agrees to abide by the punishment meted out to his/her ward in case the latter is found guilty of ragging and/or abetting ragging.
8.1 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:
Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges.
Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits.
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.
Suspension/expulsion from the hostel.
Cancellation of admission.
Rustication from the institution for period ranging from 1 to 4 semesters.
Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specified period.
Fine ranging between Rupees 25,000/- and Rupees 1,00,000/-.
Collective punishment. When the persons committing or abetting the crime of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment.