According to Ordinance XV-C, ragging means any act, conduct or practice by which dominant power or status of senior students is brought to bear on students freshly enrolled or students who are in any way considered junior or inferior by other students and include individual or collective acts or practices which

  • Involve physical assault or threat to use physical force.
  • Violate the status, dignity and honour of women students,
  • Violate the status, dignity and honour of students belonging to the SC/ST.
  • Expose students to ridicule and contempt and affect their self-esteem.
  • Entail verbal abuse and aggression, indecent gestures and obscene behavior.

Students of the College are expected to behave responsibly, both inside and outside the College. Ragging in any form is a criminal offence and is strictly prohibited. Any occurrence should be immediately reported to the Anti-ragging Committee.

Punishment for Ragging

Ordinance XV-C has laid down rules regarding prohibition and punishment for ragging:

  • If any incident of ragging gets reported to the Vice-Chancellor by any authority then the student involved in ragging can be expelled for a specified term.
  • Non students involved in any incident of ragging will be proceeded as under the Criminal Law of India. They will be rendered ineligible for a period of five years from seeking enrolment in any of the institutions of the University of Delhi.

The Principal of the College is authorized under the Ordinance to take immediate action on any information of the occurrence of ragging. Any student found ragging freshers may be either expelled, rusticated for a specified period or the results of the student/s concerned in the examination in which they appeared be cancelled.