The punishment for Ragging attracts both imprisonment and fine
Forms of Ragging
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.
Indulging in rowdy or indisciplined 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;
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.
Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher;
Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.
Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students;
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;
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;
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 or any other student.
Punishment for Participation in/or Abetment of Ragging
1.Cancellation of admission.
2. Suspension from attending classes.
3. Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits.
4. Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process.
5. Withholding results.
6. Debarring from representing the institution in any national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
7. Suspension/expulsion from the hostel.
8. Rustication from the institution for periods varying from 1 to 4 semesters or equivalent period.
9. Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.
10 Fine up to Rs. 25,000/
Ragging has ruined countless innocent lives and careers. In order to eradicate it, Hon’ble Supreme Court in Civil Appeal No. 887 of 2009, passed the judgment wherein guidelines were issued for setting up of a Central Crisis Hotline and Anti-Ragging database.
Complying with the directives of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India (vide its order dated 16 May 2007) and AICTE Notification dated 25 March 2009 (issued vide F. No. 37-3/Legal/AICTE/2009), an Anti-Ragging Committee is formed for overseeing the implementation of the provisions of the Anti-Ragging verdict.
It shall be the responsibility of the Anti Ragging Committee to ensure compliance with the provisions of UGC Regulations on Curbing of Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions 2009, as well as the provisions of any law for the time being in force concerning ragging and also to monitor and oversee the performance of the Anti- Ragging Squads detailed for prevention of ragging in the Institutions.
The Committee will monitor the measures taken by the Institute for prevention of ragging and suggest appropriate actions/punishments against individuals indulged in ragging.
GRIET constituted an Anti-Ragging Committee with members from all departments:
Conduct awareness programs on Anti - Ragging to the students, faculty & non-teaching staff.
Keep vigilance on all the areas in the college which includes canteen, parking places, different blocks, play grounds etc. and ensure that at least one faculty member is present at a particular time at all locations to avoid ragging.
Take precautions to avoid ragging activities at other locations like bus stops and give instructions to appoint student volunteers & secret informers at various boarding points.
Conduct anti-ragging campaigns in the form of Flexes, Posters and Boards in college premises and surrounding areas where there is a chance of ragging.
Conduct meetings whenever required and discuss relevant issues, and updating the information to management personnel .
Complaints can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org