Anti Ragging

"JYOTHISHMATHI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE, Karimnagar-Ragging free zone since 1997"

Ragging is a crime which destroys the physical and emotional confidence and It led to a increase in Suicide activities.

"Ragging in all its forms is totally banned in this institution including in its departments, constituent units, all its premises (academic, residential, sports, kiosks, cafeteria and the like) whether located within the campus or outside and in all means of transportation of students whether public or private. The institution shall take strict action including but not limited to criminal proceeding and/or cancellation of admission against those found guilty of ragging and/or of abetting ragging and the burden of proof shall hereby lie on the perpetrator of alleged ragging and not on the victim. An offence of Ragging may be charged either on a written complaint by the affected or on independent finding of the Anti Ragging Squad. The

Institution is bound by the UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions 2009."

Punishable Ingredients of Ragging:

1. Abetment / instigation to ragging

2. Criminal conspiracy to rag

3. Unlawful assembly and rioting while ragging

4. Public nuisance created during ragging

5. Violation of decency and morals through ragging

6. Injury to body, causing hurt / mental trauma or grievous hurt

7. Wrongful restraint

8. Wrongful confinement

9. Use of criminal force

1o. Assault as well as sexual offences or unnatural offences

11. Extortion

12. Criminal trespass

13. Offences against property

14. Criminal intimidation

15. Attempt to commit any or all of the above mentioned offences against the victim

16. Physical or psychological humiliation

17. Any act / abuse by spoken words, e-mails, snail mails, blogs, public insults etc.

18. Any act that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of a student

19. All other offences following from the definition of "Ragging".

Punishments against Ragging:

Depending upon the nature and gravity of the offence as established by the Anti-Ragging Committee of the Institution, the possible punishments for those found guilty of ragging shall be any one or any combination of the following:

1. Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges

2. Withholding / withdrawing scholarship / fellowship and other benefits

3. Forfeiting Campus Placement opportunities / recommendations

4. Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process

5. Withholding of results

6. Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival etc.

7. Suspension/ expulsion from the hostel

8. Cancellation of Admission

9. Rustication from the institution for a period, ranging from 1 to 3 years

10. Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specific period

11. Fine of Rupees 25,000/-

12. 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

In addition, in case of every single incident of ragging, a First Information Report (FIR) will be filed with the local police authorities. The possible punishment includes rigorous imprisonment (in compliance with the order of Supreme Court of India).

College Anti-Ragging Sub Committee for Academic Year 2013-2014

In the case of any ragging incident, however minor it may be, students should immediately call and bring it to the notice of the college Anti-Ragging sub committee for necessary help, guidance and actions.

No Ragging