Ragging is absolutely banned in the hostel campus. Definition of Ragging provided by the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India includes "ragging as any act which violates the dignity of the individual student or is perceived to violate his/her dignity". The ragging is neither a means of familiarizaticn nor an introduction with freshers but a form of psychopathic behaviour and a reflection of deviant personalities. It reproduces the entrenched power configurations prevalent in civil society. Raging can be either of the following forms orthe acts :-
Verbal : Where senior causes mental harassment, discomfort for the junior by facing him/her to answer unacceptable/personal questions, dance, sing etc. is said to rage the junior. It also includes within its ambit cyber ragging.
Punishment : 1 year imprisonment with fine.
Severe Verbal Raggings : Where the mental harassment, discomfort is to such an act as forces the junior to withdraw from the college.
Punishment : 7 year imprisonment with fine.
Physical :Any act by the senior towards the junior which inflicts bodily injury on the junior. Like beating the junior, hitting him/her with objects etc.
Punishment : 7year imprisonment with fine.
Sexual Ragging : Where the senior asks the juniorto do an act which damages sexual dignity ofthejunior.
7 year imprisonment with fine.