"RAGGING IN ANY FORM INSIDE OR OUTSIDE THE CAMPUS IS BANNED"
Vide Hon'ble Supreme Court of India Orders on SLP (Civil) 24295 and 24296 of 2004- University of Kerala v/s Council, Principals of Colleges, Kerala and others, the senior students who are involved in ragging junior students may be given the following punishment:
|FORMS OF RAGGING||PUNISHMENTS|
|1. To address seniors as 'Sir'||Cancellation of admission|
|2. To perform mass drills||Suspension from attending classes.|
|3. To serve various errands||Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/ fellowship and other benefits.|
|4. To do menial jobs for the seniors||Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process.|
|5. To ask/answer vulgar questions||Withholding results.|
|6. To look at pornographic pictures to 'Shock' the freshers out of their innocence.||Debarring from representing the institute in any national or international meet, tournament, youth festival etc.|
|7. To force to drink alcohol, scalding tea etc.||Suspension/expulsion from the hostel|
|8. To force to do acts with sexual overtones||Rustication from the institution for period varying from 1 to 4 semesters.|
|9. To force to do acts which can lead to physical injury/ mental torture or||Expulsion from the institution and debarring death from admission to any other institution.|
|10. To strip, kill etc.||Fine up to Rs. 25,000/-|
|11. To do other obscenities||Rigorous imprisonment up to three years.|
While the first 10 types of punishments can be awarded by the appropriate authority of the institution itself, the last punishment can be awarded only by a court of law.
In case any fresh student becomes a victim of ragging by his/her senior/s, the incident should immediately be brought to the notice of the Head/Principal.
Information of incident may be reported to the
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