GP Kashipur has been able to maintain a “Ragging Free Campus” over the last couple of years. In our endeavors for ensuring the same we have received invaluable support from the students and anti-raggingtheir guardians. Today, ragging has become synonymous with teasing, terror, harassment, cruelty, fear , physical and mental torture and abuse of human rights of fresher which is resulting in numerous avoidable deaths, suicides, group clashes/conflicts and a large number of fresher dropouts. GP Kashipur considers ragging as a cognizable and heinous offence and does not hesitate to take stern action against the offenders with a view to maintain “Ragging Free Campus”.

Definition and punishment for the ragging are given as under :

  • Any conduct by any student or students, whether by word spoken or written or by an act, which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student.
  • Exploiting students for completing academic task and financial extortion.
  • Any act of physical abuse including all its variants – sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, and stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health of a person.
  • Any act that prevents disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of other students.

Punishment For Ragging :

Some of the punishments for students directly or indirectly involved in the ragging and its abetment are given as under :

  • Cancellation of Admission
  • Suspension from attending classes.
  • Withholding / withdrawing of scholarship / fellowship and other benefits.
  • Debarring from appearing for any test / examination/placement activities organized by the institute.
  • Withholding of results.
  • Lodging FIR against offender.
  • Debarring from representing the institution in any National or International meet, tournament and festival.
  • Suspension / Expulsion from the hostel.
  • Rustication from the institute for varying periods.
  • Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.
  • Fine up to Rs. 2,50,000/- (up to 2.5 lacs)
  • Rigorous Imprisonment for up to 3 years (under court of law).