Notice towards Prevention and Prohibition of Ragging in RCCIIT
Following AICTE regulation on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in AICTE approved Technical Institutions framed in
view of the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court (in SLP No. 24295 of 2006 dated 16.05.2007 and in Civil
Appeal No. 887 of 2009, dated 8.05.2009) and notified vide F.No. 37-3/Legal/AICTE/2009 dated July 1, 2009
following information is hereby notified for all concerned.
What Constitutes Ragging?
Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:
Any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act
which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other
Indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is
likely to cause annoyance, hardship, physical or psychological harm or to raise fear or
apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student;
Asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary course do and
which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment
so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student;
Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of
any other student or a fresher;
Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks
assigned to an individual or a group of students.
Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other
student by students;
Any act of physical abuse including all variants of it: sexual abuse, homosexual assaults,
stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to
health or person;
Any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, posts, public insults which would also include
deriving perverted pleasure, vicarious or sadistic thrill from actively or passively participating in
the discomfiture to fresher or any other student;
any act that affects the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher or any other student
with or without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or
superiority by a student over any fresher or any other student.
N.B. any student / group of students of 2nd/3rd/4th year
is/are found in the 1st year class room without permission from
the Head of the Dept. this may also be considered as a serious
offence tan amounting to an act of ragging if there is complaint
from concerned 1st year student(s).