Anti Ragging- An Overview

Anti Ragging

Ragging is strictly prohibited inside and outside the Institute campus. The Anti-Ragging Committee constituted for this purpose by the Institute is empowered to take an immediate action against any untoward incident and also to counsel the fresher. Students seeking admission shall have to furnish undertaking in this regard. To enhance familiarity and to acclimatize the fresher to the academic and social environment of the campus, the institute organizes an orientation session in the first week of the new academic calendar.

The student will also be required to give an undertaking in the proforma and signed by the candidate and his/her parent/guardian to the effect that he/she is aware of the Institute’s approach towards ragging and the punishment to which he/she shall be liable, if found guilty of ragging.

All the students admitted under the institute will have to observe and abide by the discipline rules prescribed by the Institute / Institute and he / she will submit to the disciplinary jurisdiction of the Head of the Institution and other competent officers or authorities or bodies of the Institute as the case may be and in this respect he / she has to submit the declaration in the proforma at the time of admission.

What Constitutes Ragging?

Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:

a) Any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student.

b) Indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship, physical or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student.

c) Asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary course do and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student.

d) Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher.

e) Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.

f) Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students

g) Any act of physical abuse including all variants of it: sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person;

h) Any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, post, public insults which would also include deriving perverted pleasure, vicarious or sadistic thrill from actively or passively participating in the discomfiture to fresher or any other student.

i) Any act that affects the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher or any other student with or without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by a student over any fresher

j) Any act of physical or mental abuse (including bullying and exclusion) targeted at another student (fresher or otherwise) on the ground of colour, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, gender (including transgender), sexual orientation, appearance, nationality, regional origins, linguistic identity, place of birth, place of residence or economic background.