Punishable Ingredients of Ragging

  • Abetment to ragging
  • Criminal conspiracy to rag
  • Unlawful assembly and rioting while ragging
  • Public nuisance created during ragging
  • Violation of decency and morals through ragging
  • Injury to body, causing harm or grievous injury
  • Wrongful restraint
  • Wrongful confinement
  • Use of criminal force
  • Assault as well as sexual offences or unnatural offences
  • Extortion
  • Criminal trespass
  • Offences against property
  • Criminal intimidation
  • Attempts to commit any or all the above mentioned offences against the victim(s)
  • All other offences following from the definition of “Ragging”

Punishments and Penalty for Ragging

  • 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, tournament, youth festival etc.
  • Suspension/ expulsion from the hostel
  • Rustication from the institution for a period ranging from 1 to 4 semesters
  • Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution