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Antiragging

Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science & Technology is a "Ragging Free" campus. The institute follows UGC guidelines for curbing the menace of ragging. This webpage contains information required for the stake holders to know about ragging and measures in place for preventing ragging. Anti-ragging campaign and awareness during admission and induction are as follows,
All the students and parents have been asked to give undertaking as prescribed by the UGC.
Students are asked to participate in the online survey conducted by UGC.
Warning boards have been installed at prominent places with anti ragging committee convener name, designation, contact number and mobile number to receive the complaints in case of ragging activities.
Special lecture has been delivered to the first year students during the Foundation courses every year in which awareness was created to all the students about various forms of ragging, legal proceedings and its consequences.
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 or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student;
Indulging in rowdy or undisciplined 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;
Special lecture has been delivered to the first year students during the Foundation courses every year in which awareness was created to all the students about various forms of ragging, legal proceedings and its consequences.
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;
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.
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;
  1. Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges.
  2. Withholding/ withdrawing scholarship/ fellowship and other benefits.
  3. Debarring from appearing in any test/ examination or other evaluation process.
  4. Withholding results.
  5. Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
  6. Suspension/ expulsion from the hostel.
  7. Cancellation of admission.
  8. Rustication from the institution for period ranging from one to four semesters.
  9. Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specified period.
  10. Provided that where the persons committing or abetting the act of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment.
An appeal against the order of punishment by the Anti-Ragging Committee shall lie,
  1. in case of an order of an institution, affiliated to or constituent part, of a University, to the Vice-Chancellor of the University;
Ragging may lead to imprisonment of 2 years and fine of ` 10,000/-
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Contact
Dr.S.P.K.Babu
Professor
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science & Technology
(Deemed to be University),
Periyar Nagar, Vallam, Thanjavur 613403, Tamilnadu, India
Mobile : +91 9003976700
Email ID : spkbabu@pmu.edu
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