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POLICIES


Anti- Ragging Policy

“Ragging means causing inducing, compelling or forcing a student, whether by way of practical joke or otherwise, to do any act which detracts from human dignity or violates his person or exposes him to ridicule or to forbear from doing any lawful act, by intimidating wrongfully restraining, wrongfully confining, or injuring him or by using criminal force to him or by holding out to him any threat of such intimidation, wrongful restraint, wrongful confinement, injury or the use of criminal force”. (Karnataka Education Act, 1983, Section 2(29)

Ragging includes the following:

Any conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of harassing , teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student, indulging in rowdy or undisciplined 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 sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or a junior student.

The conduct includes but is not restricted to any act by 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 obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person; or any act of abuse by spoken words, emails, post, public insults which would also include deriving perverted pleasure, vicarious or sadistic thrill from activity or passively participating in the discomfiture to fresher or any other students; 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 of showing off power, authority or superiority by a student over any fresher or any other student (as per MCI)

Ragging is a cognizable offence that is punishable under the Karnataka Education Act and various sections of the Indian Penal Code.

Punishable ingredients of Ragging:

  • 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.
  • Injury to body, causing hurt or grievous hurt.
  • Wrongful restraint.
  • Wrongful confinement.
  • Use of criminal force.
  • Assault as well as sexual offences or even unnatural offences.
  • Extortion.
  • Criminal trespass.
  • Offences against property.
  • Criminal intimidation.
  • Attempts 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”.
 

A student seeking admission to a hostel forming part of the Medical College/ Institution/ University, or seeking to reside in any temporary premises not forming part of the institution, include a private commercially managed lodge or hostel, submit additional undertaking in the form of Annexure I (both Parts) along with his/her application for hostel accommodation.

Contact Us

  • Dr. Chandramma Dayananda Sagar
    Institute of Medical Education & Research
  • Deverakaggalahalli, Kanakapura Road
    Ramanagara Dt., Karnataka - 562 112
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  • KEA (CET) Code: M083
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