VADAPALANI CAMPUS

ANTI-RAGGING

Definition: Ragging is any disorderly conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness to any student, indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities which cause or likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or a junior student and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the psyche of a fresher or a junior student. Supreme Court of India has defined ragging as a criminal offence.

WHAT CONSTITUTES RAGGING? - RAGGING CONSTITUTES ONE OR MORE OF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ACTS

  • Any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written to by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student.
  • Indulging in rowdy or indiscipline 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.
  • 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.
  • Any act a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher;
  • Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.
  • Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students.
  • Any act of physical abuse including all variants of it sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing absence and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person;
  • 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.

RAGGING IS PROHIBITED ON CAMPUS AND OFF CAMPUS JOIN HANDS IN MAKING THE COLLEGE CAMPUS FREE FROM RAGGING. SAY “NO’ TO RAGGING

Action Contemplated against students for indulging in and abetting ragging in the college

Depending upon the nature and gravity of the offence as established, the possible punishments, for those found guilty of ragging at college level shall be anyone or combination of the following.

  • Cancellation of ADMISSION
  • Suspension from Attending Classes
  • With holding I withdrawing scholarship / other Financial Consession
  • Debarring from appearing in any test / examination or other evaluation process6 Withholding results
  • Debarring from representing the Institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
  • Suspension / Expulsion from the hostel.
  • Rustication from the Institution for period ragging from 1 to 4 semesters
  • 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 community pressure on the potential raggers.

UGC Regulations 2009 on Curring the Menance of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions

ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION IN THE EVENT OF RAGGING

The Institution shall punish a student found guilty of ragging after following the procedure and in the manner prescribed herein under:

The Anti‐Ragging Committee of the Institution shall take an appropriate decision, in regard to punishment or otherwise, depending on the facts of each incident of ragging and nature and gravity of the incident of ragging established in the recommendations of the Anti‐Ragging Squad.

The Anti‐Ragging Committee may, depending on the nature and gravity of the guilt established by the Anti‐Ragging Squad, award, to those found guilty, one or more of the following punishments, namely;

  • Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges.
  • Withholding/withdrawing scholarship fellowship and other benefits.
  • Debarring from appearing in any test. Examination or other evaluation process.
  • Withholding results.
  • Debarring from representing the institution in any regional or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
  • Suspension/expulsion from the hostel.
  • Cancellation of admission
  • Expulsion from the Institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for specified period. Provided that where the persons committing or abetting the act of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment.

Details of Anti-Ragging Committee Members

S.No

Name and Designation

Designation/Department

Contact Details

1.

Mr. A Sengole Rayan
Committee Chairman

Asst.Prof.(S.G)/MECH

antiragging.helpline@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9444155152

2.

Dr. B. Baskaran
Committee Dy.Chairman

Professor & Head/Maths

hod.maths@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9444053649

3.

Dr. C. Gomathy

Professor & Head/ ECE

hod.ece@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9444287670

4.

Dr. S. Karthikeyan

Professor & Head/ MECH

hod.mech@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9444237907

5.

Dr. S. Prasanna Devi

Professor & Head/ CSE

hod.cse@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
8754464188

6.

Dr. S.Kesavan

Professor & Head/ MBA

hod.mba@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9500029426

7.

Mr.G.Raman
Hostel Warden (Boys)

Asst.Prof(O.G)/MECH

raman.g@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9003038763

8.

Mr. V.Kumar

Asst.Prof(Sr.G)/MECH

kumar.v@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9444629873

9.

Mr. Kamatchi Hariharan

Asst.Prof(O.G)/MECH

kamatchihariharan.m@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9003337793

10.

Mr. V.Ethirajulu

Asst.Prof(Sr.G)/CSE

ethirajulu@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9884460356

11.

Mr. C. Sabarinathan

Asst.Prof(O.G)/CSE

sabarinathan.c@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9003712228

12.

Mrs. S. Nivedhitha

Asst.Prof(Sr.G)/CSE

nivedhitha.s@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9944492526

13.

Mr. P. Rathina Kumar

Asst.Prof(O.G)/ECE

rathinakumar.p@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9486243234

14.

Mrs. J. Anita Christaline

Asst.Prof(Sr.G)/ECE

anita.j@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9444028830

15.

Dr. M. Vijayakumar

Associate Professor/MBA

vijayakumar.m@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9500067464

16.

Mrs. V. Mohanasundari

Asst.Prof(O.G)/MBA

mohanasundari.v@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9962975892

17.

Mr. Nandhu Matta

Asst.Prof(O.G)/EFL

nandhumatta.a@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9500028589

18.

Mrs. S. V. Padma Rao

Student Co-ordinator

student.coordinator@vdp.srmuniv.ac.in
9840365672