Any disorderly conduct, whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student, indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardships or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or junior student or asking the students to do any act or perform something which such student will not in the ordinary course and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or a junior student will be treated as ragging. Ragging of any form is a non-bailable offence and requires criminal procedure. If any incident of ragging and/or abetting ragging comes to the notice of the authorities, severe action will be taken against such students. Please refer to “UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009” on the website of the UGC www.ugc.ac.in.
The Anti–Ragging Committee shall consider the recommendations of the Anti-Ragging Squad and take appropriate decisions, including spelling out suitable punishments for those found guilty. The Anti-Ragging Committee is constituted as follows:
Dr. Bijimol Thomas – Pincipal (Chairman)
Dr. Saju Abraham – Vice Principal (Convener)
Dr. Jane A Luke (Member)
Prof. Biju Peter (Member)
Capt. Pragessh C Mathew (Member)
Ms. Jisha Jacob (Member)
Ms. Shylet Peter (Representative of non-teaching staff)
Mr. Sabu Neyyasseri (Representative of local media)
Mr. N. Raveendran (Representative of NGO)
Ms. Jancy Joy (Representative of Parents)
The Anti–Ragging Squad shall be nominated by the Head of the institution with such representation as considered necessary and shall consist of members belonging to the various sections of the campus community. The squad will have vigil, oversight and patrolling functions. It shall be kept mobile, alert and active at all times and shall be empowered to inspect places of potential ragging and make surprise raids on hostels and other hot spots. The squad shall investigate incidents of ragging and make recommendations to the Anti-Ragging Committee and shall work under the overall guidance of the said committee.