What is Ragging?

Ragging is a Social Crime. As per AICTE “Regulations”, Ragging is strictly prohibited in the College Campus as well as outside the College Campus. All students are hereby informed not to indulge in any kind of Ragging activity either directly or indirectly. A strict action as per AICTE “Regulations” will be taken.
All the students and their Parents/Guardians should carefully read and fully understand the provisions contained in the said AICTE “Regulations

Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:

i. 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 students

ii. 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;

iii. 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;

iv. any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher;

v. exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.

vi. any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students;

vii. 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;

viii. any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, post, 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

Actions Suggested by AICTE against students indulging and abetting in Ragging

  • The punishment to be meted out to the persons indulged in ragging has to be exemplary and justifiably harsh to act as a deterrent against recurrence of such incidents. The students who are found to be indulged in ragging should be debarred from taking admission in any technical institution in India.
  • Every single incident of ragging a First Information Report (FIR) must be filed without exception by the institutional authorities with the local police authorities.

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 at the institution level shall be any one or any combination of the following

  1. Suspension from attending classes
  2. Cancellation of admission
  3. Rustication from the institution for period ranging from 1 to 4 semesters
  4. Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits
  5. Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process
  6. Withholding results
  7. Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
  8. Suspension/expulsion from the hostel
  9. Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.

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.

A. The institutional authority shall intimate the incidents of ragging occurred in their premises along with actions taken to the Council immediately after occurrence of such incident and inform the status of the case from time to time.
B. Courts should make an effort to ensure that cases involving ragging are taken up on priority basis to send the correct message that ragging is not only to be discouraged but also to be dealt with sternness Anti Ragging Committee and Anti Ragging Squad

The following Committee and Squad are formed at College level to effectively look into the ragging cases and to monitor the activities’ of the students inside as well as outside the College Campus

Anti-Ragging Committee Details

Name of the Committee Member Designation Mobile Number
Dr. Nagesh Shelke Principal 020-35037932
Adv Shushant Patil Representative of Civil Administration 9561477999
Ajay Lal Administrative officer 8698299995
Shrikant Chikshe General Secretory 8452828433
Prof. Ashish Waghmare Representative of Faculty Members 9766913362
Mr. Dipak Jadhav Representative of Police Administration 9823012915
Mr.. Gorkhnath Deshmukh Representative of  Non-teaching STaff 9422507988
Mr. Datta Patil Representative of Student(Senior) 9175004558
Mrs.Bhagyshree Dhakulkar Representative of Faculty(Ladies)  9922928565
Mr Deepak Ghule Representative of Faculty Members 9960266438
MR. Madhav Kangule Representative of Parents 9545980650
Mr. Prabhakar Birajdar Media Representative-Reporter 9845768292
Prof. Ashish Waghmare Representative of Faculty Members 9766913362
Shrirang V Ghule Students Representative  – Sr.. Gents 9763432977
Megha H Pawar Student Representative  – Sr. Ladies 7414976966
Aditya kartal Student Representative – Fresher Gents 9175004558
Mr.ATUL GOWARDIPE Representative of Faculty Members 8308871321