In view of the directions of the Honorable Supreme Court in SLP No. 24295 of 2006 dated 16-05-2007 and in Civil Appeal number 887 of 2009, dated 08-05-2009 to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging, in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 23 read with Section 10 (b), (g), (p) and (g) of AICTE Act, 1987, the All India Council for Technical Education has notified regulation for prevention and prohibition of ragging in AICTE approved technical Institutions vide No. 37-3/Legal/AICTE/2009 dated 01.07.2009 available on AICTE web-portal. www.aicte-india.org/anti.htm. All AICTE approved technical Institutions has to comply the provision made in the above regulation. Any violation of above AICTE regulation for prevention & prohibition of ragging, shall call for punitive action against erring Institutions as per provisions made in the above said Regulation.
In the University, the ragging is completely prohibited in the campus.
Ragging is a reprehensible act which does not good to anyone. Indulging in ragging is deriving a Sadistic pleasure and showing-off power, authority or superiority over juniors Which is highly undesirable. No act of ragging shall be tolerated and will go unnoticed and unpunished. Broadly, ragging is any disorderly conduct by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student, indulging in a rowdy or undisciplined manner likely to cause annoyance,hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or a junior student.Asking the students to do any act or perform something which such student will not do in the ordinary
course and which has the effect or causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or a junior student is also an act of ragging. It is right
as well as an obligation of all the students to fight against the menace of ragging. Any instance of ragging to which they are subjected or which comes in their knowledge should be brought to the knowledge of the authorities. It shall be promptly dealt with while protecting the complainants from any harassment by the perpetrators. Ragging is banned in the University. Anyone indulging in reprehensible act of ragging will be punished appropriately and First Information Report (FIR) will be lodged with the local police authorities. The punishment for ragging may include:
.Barring from appearing in placement interviews.
.Withholding results, scholarships or other benefits.
.Fine with a public apology.
.Suspension from the classes for a period.
.Suspension from the University for a Period.
.Suspension or expulsion from hostel or mess.
.Outright expulsion from the University.
Also, the punishment to be meted out will be exemplary and harsh to act as a deterrent against recurrence of the incidents of ragging. In every single incidence of ragging where the victim or his parents / guardian are not satisfied with the institutional arrangement, a FIR will be filed. Besides, the Migration Certificate / Character Certificate shall have an adverse entry. Admission may be refused to such students who have been involved in any act of ragging. According to the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition Of Ragging in Education Institutions Act, 2010 (U.P. Act No. 14 OF 2010, as passed by the Uttar Pradesh Legislature), Whoever directly or indirectly commits, participates, abets or propagates ragging within or outside University premises shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years or with a fine which may extend to rupees ten thousand or both.