Ragging and Punishments

What is Ragging?

Any act resulting in:

  • Mental / Physical / Sexual Abuse
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Indecent Behaviour
  • Criminal Intimidation
  • Undermining Human Dignity
  • Financial Exploitation / Extortion
  • Use of Force
  • A student indulging in ragging can be:

  • Expelled from the institution
  • Banned from the hostel
  • His/her scholarship can be withdrawn
  • Debarred from examinations
  • Denied admission to any institution
  • Prosecuted for criminal action
  • Fine which may extend to Rs. 10,000/-
  • Institution have been asked to file FIR with local police against those who RAG/ABET Ragging.

Collective punishment:

When the persons committing or abetting the crime of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment as a deterrent to ensure community pressure on the potential raggers.