Ragging in any form inside or outside the college campus is banned vide Ragging Act. 26 of A.P Legislative Assembly 1997. Those who indulge in the uncivilized activity are liable for severe disciplinary action besides being liable for prosecution.
What is Ragging?
Ragging means doing an act which causes or is likely to cause insult or annoyance or fear or apprehension or threat or intimidation or outrage of modesty or injury to a student.
- Ragging is prohibited as per Act 26 of A.P. Legislative
- G.O.Ms.No.67, Higher Education Department dated 31.8.2002
- Judgment of Honorable Supreme Court of India dated 8.5.2209
- U.G.C Regulation on curbing the practice of ragging in Educational Institutions, 2010
- Cancellation of admission
- Suspension from attending classes
- Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits
- Debarring from appearing for any test/examination or other evaluation process
- Withholding results
- Debarring from representing the institution in any national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc
- Suspension, expulsion from the hostel
- Rustication from the institution for periods varying from 1 to 2 academic years
- Expulsion from the Institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other Institution
- Fine up to Rs.50,000/-
- Rigorous imprisonment up to three years(by Court of Law) etc