ANTI RAGGING CELLS
In view of the directions of the Honorable Supreme Court in the matter of “University of Kerala v/s. Council, Principals, Colleges and others” in SLP no. 24295 of 2006 dated 16.05.2007 and that dated 8.05.2009 in the Civil Appeal Number 887 of 2009, and in consideration of the determination of the Central Government and the University Grants Commission to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging as per 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 to a fresher or any other student, or indulging in rowdy or in-disciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student or 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, 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.
UGC has notified the UGC Anti-Ragging Regulations on curbing the menace of ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009. The Commission has made it mandatory for all institutions to incorporate in their prospectus the directions of the Government regarding prohibition and consequences of ragging. Ragging is strictly prohibited in the College premises. If anybody found indulged in such kind of activities, strict action will be taken irrespective of the extent. Ragging in any form is strictly prohibited within the premises of the College/Department/Classroom as well as in public transport.