As per the UGC regulations on curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Education Institution, 2009 (Under Section 26(1) (g) of the UGC Act, 1956) and Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Ragging Act 1997, Ragging means display of noisy, disorderly conduct of doing any act which causes or is likely to cause physical or psychological harm or raise apprehension or fear or shame or embarrassment to a student in any educational institution and includes (a) teasing, abusing of, playing practical jokes on, or causing hurt to such student or (b) asking a student to do any act or perform something which such student will not, in the ordinary course, willingly do. The Act prohibits ragging within or outside any educational institution. Whoever directly or indirectly commits, participates, abets or propagates ragging shall be punished with imprisonment for a term, which may extend to THREE years and shall be liable to a fine, which may extend to Rs. 25,000/ – Any student convicted of an offence under the section 4 shall also be dismissed from the educational institution and such students shall not be admitted in any other educational institution. The decision of the Board of Management shall be final.
Karpagam Academy of Higher Education (KAHE), Coimbatore, TamilNadu, India