• COIMBATORE INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
  • Autonomous | Affiliated to Bharathiar University | Approved by AICTE | Re- accredited by NAAC
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Ragging Curb Committee – Anti-Ragging Committee

Objectives

Ragging Curb Committee / Anti-Ragging Committee is formed with the aim to:

  •     Monitor any conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating, handling with rudeness any other student, indulging in disruptive activities which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or a 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.
  •     Ensure non-violent activities of word, act or any kind.
  •     Impose strict regulations and take actions against those indulging in ragging by instantly removing them from the roll and further actions, if required as per Government order.
  •     Create awareness for the First-year students regarding the Anti-Ragging Committee functioning, Punishment details during the orientation program and assembly.

In pursuance of the Judgment of the Supreme Court order, the UGC notified “Regulations on curbing the menace of ragging in Higher Educational Institutions”. Following the orders of UGC and Bharathiar University, the online Anti Ragging undertaking/affidavit forms are filled in by students and parents/guardians on the website: www.antiragging.in

Website : www.antiragging.in

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Punishments at the Institution Level

  •     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 anyone or any combination of the following:-
  •     Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges.
  •     Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/ fellowship and other benefits.
  •     They are debarring from appearing in any test/examination or another evaluation process.
  •     Withholding results.
  •     They are debarring representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
  •     Suspension/expulsion from the hostel.
  •     Rustication from the institution for periods ranging from 1 to 4 semesters.
  •     Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specific period.
  •     Fine ranging between Rupees 25,000/- and Rupees 1 lakh.
  •     Collective punishment: When the persons committing or abetting the crime of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment.
  •     Cancellation of admission.
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Steps Taken to Curb Ragging

  •     The ragging Complaint box is kept in a prominent place in the college.
  •     In the orientation programme conducted for the first years at the beginning of the academic year, the students were instructed about the steps taken by the institution to curb ragging.
  •     In the class committee meetings held twice a semester, the first-year students were provided with an opportunity to voice their opinion about the ‘ragging menace’ on campus.
  •     During ward meetings, conducted periodically, the Tutors enquire about ragging.
  •     HoDs of all the departments were instructed to keep a strict vigil to curb ragging.
  •     Hostel wardens were asked to carry on periodic supervision to check ragging at the hostel premises.