27 January 2010

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HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, 2009. (Under Section 26 (1) (g) of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956)

These Regulations apply to

1-all the institutions coming within the definition of an
University under sub-section (f) of section (2) of the University Grants Commission Act,
1956, and to all institutions deemed to be a university under Section 3 of the University
Grants Commission Act, 1956,

2-to all other higher educational institutions, or elements of
Such universities or institutions, including its departments, constituent units
3-and all the premises, whether being academic, residential, playgrounds, canteen, or other such
Premises of such universities, deemed universities and higher educational institutions,
Whether located within the campus or outside,
4-and to all means of transportation of students, whether public or private, accessed by students for the pursuit of studies in such universities, deemed universities and higher educational institutions.

3. What constitutes Ragging? - Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the
Following acts:
A. 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;
B. indulging in rowdy or in disciplined 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;
C. asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary
Courses 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;
D. any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular
Academic activity of any other student or a fresher;
E. exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the
Academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.
F. any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or
Any other student by students;
G. 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;
H. 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;
I. 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.

Every institution shall constitute the following bodies; namely,
a) Every institution shall constitute a Committee to be known as the Anti-Ragging
Committee to be nominated and headed by the Head of the institution, and
Consisting of representatives of civil and police administration, local media, Non
Government Organizations involved in youth activities, representatives of faculty
Members, representatives of parents, representatives of students belonging to
The freshers’ category as well as senior students, non-teaching staff; and shall
Have a diverse mix of membership in terms of levels as well as gender.
b) It shall be the duty of the Anti-Ragging Committee to ensure compliance with the
Provisions of these Regulations 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 Squad in prevention of ragging in the
c) Every institution shall also constitute a smaller body to be known as the Anti-
Ragging Squad to be nominated by the Head of the Institution with such
Representation as may be considered necessary for maintaining vigil, oversight
And patrolling functions and shall remain mobile, alert and active at all times.
Provided that the Anti-Ragging Squad shall have representation of various
Members of the campus community and shall have no outside representation.
d) It shall be the duty of the Anti-Ragging Squad to be called upon to make surprise
Raids on hostels, and other places vulnerable to incidents of, and having the
Potential of, ragging and shall be empowered to inspect such places.
e) It shall also be the duty of the Anti-Ragging Squad to conduct an on-the-spot
Enquiry into any incident of ragging referred to it by the Head of the institution
Or any member of the faculty or any member of the staff or any student or any
Parent or guardian or any employee of a service provider or by any other person,
As the case may be; and the enquiry report along with recommendations shall be
Submitted to the Anti-Ragging Committee for action under clause (a) of
Regulation 9.1.
Provided that the Anti-Ragging Squad shall conduct such enquiry
Observing a fair and transparent procedure and the principles of natural justice
And after giving adequate opportunity to the student or students accused of
Ragging and other witnesses to place before it the facts, documents and views
Concerning the incident of ragging, and considering such other relevant
Information as may be required.

Every institution shall take the following other measures, namely;
a) Each hostel or a place where groups of students reside, forming part of
The institution, shall have a full-time Warden, to be appointed by the institution
As per the eligibility criteria laid down for the post reflecting both the command
And control aspects of maintaining discipline and preventing incidents of ragging
Within the hostel, as well as the softer skills of counseling and communicating
With the youth outside the class-room situation; and who shall reside within the
Hostel, or at the very least, in the close vicinity thereof.

Action to be taken by the Head of the institution.-
On receipt of the recommendation of the Anti Ragging Squad or on receipt of any information concerning any reported incident of ragging, the Head of institution shall immediately determine if a case under the penal laws is made out and if so, either on his own or through a member
Of the Anti-Ragging Committee authorized by him in this behalf, proceed to file a First
Information Report (FIR), within twenty four hours of receipt of such information or
Recommendation, with the police and local authorities, under the appropriate penal
Provisions relating to one or more of the following, namely;

i. Abetment to ragging;
ii. Criminal conspiracy to rag;
iii. Unlawful assembly and rioting while ragging;
iv. Public nuisance created during ragging;
v. Violation of decency and morals through ragging;
vi. Injury to body, causing hurt or grievous hurt;
vii. Wrongful restraint;
viii. Wrongful confinement;
ix. Use of criminal force;
x. Assault as well as sexual offences or unnatural offences;
xi. Extortion;
xii. Criminal trespass;
xiv. Criminal intimidation;
xv. Attempts to commit any or all of the above mentioned offences against
The victim(s);
xvi. Threat to commit any or all of the above mentioned offences against the
xvii. Physical or psychological humiliation;
xviii. All other offences following from the definition of “Ragging”.
Provided that the Head of the institution shall forthwith report the occurrence of
The incident of ragging to the District Level Anti-Ragging Committee and the Nodal
Officer of the affiliating University, if the institution is an affiliated institution.
Provided further that the institution shall also continue with its own enquiry
Initiated under clause 9 of these Regulations and other measures without waiting for
Action on the part of the police/local authorities and such remedial action shall be
Initiated and completed immediately and in no case later than a period of seven days of
The reported occurrence of the incident of ragging.

Administrative action in the event of ragging.-
The institution shall punish a student found guilty of ragging after following the
Procedure and in the manner prescribed herein under:
a) The Anti-Ragging Committee of the institution shall take an appropriate decision,
In regard to punishment or otherwise, depending on the facts of each incident of
Ragging and nature and gravity of the incident of ragging established in the
Recommendations of the Anti-Ragging Squad.
b) The Anti-Ragging Committee may, depending on the nature and gravity of the
Guilt established by the Anti-Ragging Squad, award, to those found guilty, one or
More of the following punishments, namely;
i. Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges.
ii. Withholding/ withdrawing scholarship/ fellowship and other benefits.
iii. Debarring from appearing in any test/ examination or other evaluation
iv. Withholding results.
v. Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or
International meets, tournament, youth festival, etc.
vi. Suspension/ expulsion from the hostel.
vii. Cancellation of admission.
iii. Rustication from the institution for period ranging from one to four
ix. Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to
Any other institution for a specified period.
Provided that where the persons committing or abetting the act of
Ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment.

National Anti-Ragging HELPLINE ( 1800-180-5522) #
Above Helpline is available 24 hours of the Day, so just make a call and inform them about your ragging or your friends ragging.
Be human and inform them about unknown collage friends ragging also.
Ragging kills


jamos jhalla January 28, 2010  

Please find out anyone who can become someone and bell the cat[ragging]

sm,  January 29, 2010  

jamos jhalla,
interesting comment