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Anti Ragging | About Us | Sports Authority of Gujarat : Sports, Youth and Culture Activities Department, Government of Gujarat

Anti Ragging

UGC Videos on Anti-Ragging

Ragging is a criminal offence and there are certain guidelines provided by U.G.C; “UGC Regulation on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in the Higher Institution,2009”, for prohibiting, preventing and eliminating the curse of ragging in Indian Universities/colleges/institutions.

Forms of Ragging

As per UGC clause 3 “UGC Regulation on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in the Higher Institution,2009” Showing noisy, disorderly conduct, teasing, excitement by rough or rude treatment or handling, including rowdy, undisciplined activities which cause or likely annoyance, undue hardship, physical or mental harm or raising any sort of fears in fresher’, or asking the students to do any kind of work like performing an act which is against his willingness, because of which him/her shame or feel embarrassed or which is dangers for his/her life, etc.

Punishment if found guilty of Ragging:

  • Cancellation of admission
  • Suspension from attending classes
  • Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits.
  • Cannot appear in any test/examination or other evaluations process.
  • Excluding from representing the institution in any national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
  • Withholding results.
  • Suspension/expulsion from the hostel.
  • Rustication from the institutions for periods varying from 1 to 4 semesters or equivalents period.
  • Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.
  • Fine upto 25,000/-.

Under Clause – 7 Action to be taken by the Head of the Institution:

On receipt of the recommendation of the Anti-Ragging Squad or on receiving of any information concerning or any reported about the incident of ragging, the Head of Institution shall immediately determine if a case under the penal laws is made and if so , either the Dean of the institution or through a member of the Anti – Ragging Committee authorized by him in this behalf, will proceed to file a First Information Report (FIR), within twenty four hours of receipt of such information or recommendation, with the police and local authorities, under the appropriate penal provisions relating to one or more of the following, namely;

  • Abetment to Ragging
  • Criminal conspiracy to rag.
  • Unlawful assembly and rioting while ragging
  • Public nuisance created during ragging
  • Violation of decency and morals through ragging
  • Injuring body, causing hurt or grievous hurt
  • Wrongful control
  • Wrongful imprisonment
  • Use of criminal force
  • Assaults as well as sexual offences or unnatural offences
  • Blackmailing
  • Criminal trespass
  • Offences against property
  • Criminal intimidation
  • Threat to commit any or all of the above mentioned offences against the victim(s)
  • Physical or psychological humiliation
  • All other offences following from the definition of “Ragging”

Provided that the Head of institution shall forthwith report the occurrence of the incident of ragging to the District Level Anti –Ragging Committee and the Nodal Office of the affiliating University, if the institution is an affiliated institution. Further more, the institution shall also endure with its own enquiry started under the clause 9 of these Regulations and other measures without waiting for action on the part of the police/local authorities and such remedial action shall be initiated and completed immediately and in no case later than a period of seven days of the reported occurrence of the incident of ragging.


(We can take the views from different sportsmen from Gujarat. E.g. Mana Patel, Irfan Pathan, Lajja Goswami, Ankita Raina, Harmeet Desai, Pooja Chaurushi etc.)

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