Anti Ragging Committee

Any Conduct whether 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 any untoward or undisciplined activities which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear apprehension thereof in a fresher or a junior student or asking the students to do any act or perform something which such student will not in the ordinary course and which has the effect of 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.

Punishments for those found guilty of Ragging.(Any act of physical or mental abuse targeted at another student on the ground of colour, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, appearance, nationality, regional origins, linguistic identity, place of birth, place of residence or economic background)

Depending upon the nature and gravity of the offence as established the possible punishments for those found guilty of ragging at the institution level shall be any one or any combination of the following:

• Cancellation of Admission
• Suspension from attending classes
• Withholding / Withdrawing scholarship /fellowship and other benefits
• Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process withholding results
• Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, youth festival etc.
• Suspension /expulsion from the hostel
• Rustication from the institution for period ranging from 1 to 4 semesters
• Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other Institution.

Collective punishment: When the persons committing or abetting the crime of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment as a deterrent to ensure community pressure on the potential raggers.

As Per the Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Ragging Act 1997, any student found directly or indirectly committing or participating in ragging or abetting propagating for ragging inside or outside the college shall be liable for Two year Imprisonment, Fine to the tune of Rs 2.5 Lakhs, Dismissal from college and shall not be admitted in any other Educational Institution

Preventive Measures to Eradicate Ragging in the Institution for the Academic Year

Anti –Ragging Committee and Anti – Ragging Squad are formed with the following committees.

This Squad will make surprise raids on canteens, hostel messes, hostel rooms and play ground etc. The squad shall work under the overall guidance of Anti- Ragging Committee. The squad comprises of faculty members and student representative (seniors).The squad will function based on a pre- planned shift system.