Ragging is a cognizable offense and Presidency University will take strict action against offenders

Anti Ragging Measures

Pursuant to the directives of the Honourable Supreme Court of India and in accordance with the UGC Regulations, on curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009, the University has constituted the Anti-Ragging Committee and Anti-Ragging Squads for overseeing the strict and meticulous implementation of all the directives. The members of the anti-ragging committee and anti-ragging squads along with their mobile numbers are being displayed for the benefit of the students specially the newly admitted students.

Definition Of Ragging

“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 the students from completing academic tasks 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”.
The University educates the students enrolled in various programs at the beginning of each academic year about the Anti-Ragging Policy and zero tolerance for ragging at the University.
Each student, as well as his/her parents/ guardian, are mandatorily required to submit separate undertakings in the form of an affidavit at the time of admission to the effect that they are aware of the prohibition of ragging and the punishment prescribed both under penal laws as well as under these regulations.
Anti-ragging hoardings, banners, billboards are displayed at prominent places in the University campus, including hostels, canteens, messes, cafeterias, buses, playgrounds, lawns, labs, etc.
Surprise checks of hostels/canteens/cafeteria/bus stop are carried out regularly.
A close and regular liaison is maintained with the local police to guard against the incident of ragging. FIR will be lodged in a police station on all reported ragging cases.
Daily briefing of fresher’s is carried out by counselors and coordinators.
An anti-ragging committee of the students is also formed.
In case any student encounters ragging by any of the senior students, he/she is immediately required to contact the members of the anti-ragging committee, who will take an immediate corrective action and necessary proceedings will be initiated against the culprits engaged in ragging activities.

The composition for Anti Ragging Committee and Anti Ragging Squad are as follows:


Sl. No Name Designation Membership Contact Number
1 Prof. Dr. Rajiv R K Massey Vice Chancellor Chairperson 7022150906
2 Dr. Surendra Kumar A. M Pro Vice Chancellor/ Dean, SoE Member 9482350745
3 Dr.C Kalaiarasan Associate Dean, School of Engineering Member 9629256545
4 Dr. S.B.Anadinni Associate Dean, School of Engineering Member 8884233999
5 Dr. Rajan Varghese. Dean, School of Law Member 9916491576
6 Dr. Ashok Itagi HoD, School of Design Member 9663379200
7 Mr. Prakash Chief Warden Member 9845246570
8 Dr. Shilpa N. Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics Member 8904498923
9 Mr Bhavan Kumar M. Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering Member 9980839952
10 Mr. Sunil Kumar Dasari Assistant Professor,Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering Member 9739696965
11 Mr. Ajay Kumar Mishra Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Member 7007202266
12 Prof. Dr. Bipasha Maity Professor, School of Management Member 9786199889
13 Dr. Jaya Krishna Udupa H. Associate Professor, School of Management Member 9845907882
14 Mr. Abhijit B Assistant Professor, School of Law Member 8891719173
15 Mr. Anil Kumar Assistant Registrar Member- Secretary 9886120807
Punishment For Ragging
  1. Lodging FIR against offender.
  2. Rigorous Imprisonment for up to 3 years (under court of law).
  3. Fine up to Rs. 2, 50,000/- .
  4. Expulsion from Presidency University and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.