Students should note that ragging is banned by a ruling of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. The University makes adequate arrangements to ensure that no incident of ragging takes place. Faculty and staff members are appointed on duty in various buildings and floors, canteens etc. to ensure the same.
Students must not indulge in any such activity that can even be remotely associated with or termed as ragging by any fresher.
According to the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India ragging includes “disorderly behavior or treatment with fellow student whether by words, spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating and handling with rudeness any other student, indulging in rowdy or indecent activities, which may cause or is likely to cause physical or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or a junior student”.
Some of the punishments for students directly or indirectly involved in ragging and its abetment are as follows:
As a measure of preventing ragging, the students are required to give an undertaking that they know the above rulings and punishment for those who happen to indulge in ragging and that they will not indulge in ragging secondly Parents of students are also required to sign an undertaking that they know about the above rulings and the punishments for those who happen to indulge in ragging and that their wards will not indulge in ragging.
Ragging of students in any form is strictly banned within and outside the university premises, in accordance with honorable Supreme Court of India and UGC regulations. The university has a zero-tolerance policy towards ragging-related matters. If anybody is found indulging in such kind of activities, strict action will be taken irrespective of the extent. In compliance with the direction of UGC, an ant- ragging committee has been constituted by the university. The prints outs of UGC regulations on curbing the menace of ragging have been displayed all over the camps. Students are advised to bring such cases to the notice of the committee for urgent action. The offender(s) will be punished, suspended or expelled with immediate effect.