Students should not indulge in ragging or support ragging directly or
indirectly in whatsoever manner. Severe action will be initiated against
those indulging in ragging or supporting ragging.
Ragging means causing, inducing, compelling or forcing a student, whether by
way of a practical joke or otherwise, to do any act which detracts from
human dignity or violates his/her person or exposes him/her to ridicule or
to forbear from doing any lawful act, by intimidating, wrong fully confining
or injuring him or by using criminal force on him / her or by holding out to
him / her any threat of such intimidation, wrongful restraint, wrongful
confinement, injury or the use of criminal force.
Ragging Menace is a criminal offence and such of the students who involve in
ragging will be rusticated from the college. Further, their University
degree and conduct certificates will be embossed in BOLD letters with a
statement that they indulged in ragging.
Students indulging and/or encouraging ragging will not be eligible for
placement services, hostel facility, air concession, railway concession,
scholarships, passport/visa clearance etc.
Photographs of students who have been involved in ragging shall be published
in the notice board and also published in local newspapers.
Enquiry committee's decision regarding the punishment is final.
As per the orders of the Supreme Court, Govt. of India, UGC, AICTE, Govt. of
Karnataka, VTU, ”Ragging” is a Criminal Offence leading lo
Non-Bail able Imprisonment.
The offence of ragging is not only punishable under Section 116 of the
Karnataka Education Act, 1983, but also under various provisions envisaged
in Sections 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116,302,305,306, 339, 340,
341. 342, 343, 344, 346, 347, 354, 359, 368,448,451 and 506 of the Indian
Penal Code (IPC).