Ragging is a criminal offence as per the Supreme Court’s verdict. Ragging in any form, within or outside the Institutions Campus, is legally banned.

Any conduct by a student, whether by words, spoken or written, or by an act which includes physical abuse, lewd acts, teasing, rough or rude treatment, indulging in rowdy, undisciplined and obscene activities, which may cause or are likely to cause annoyance, undue hardship, physical or psychological harm or mental trauma or raising of apprehension or fear in a fresher/junior student or other students or forcing a student to do any act, which, such a student is not willing to do and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment or danger to a student’s life or adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or a junior student is tantamount to ragging.

  • Abetment/instigation 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/mental trauma or grievous hurt
  • Wrongful restraint
  • Wrongful confinement
  • Use of criminal force
  • Assault as well as sexual offences or unnatural offences
  • Extortion
  • Criminal trespass or Criminal intimidation
  • Offences against property
  • Physical or psychological humiliation
  • Any act/abuse by spoken words, e-mails, snail-mails, blogs, public insults, etc.
  • Attempt to commit any or all of the above mentioned offences against the victim
  • Any act that prevents , disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of a student
  • All other offences following from the definition of Ragging.