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 Email
1 Prof. Dr. D Subhakar Vice Chancellor Chairperson 7022150906 [email protected]
2 Dr. Surendra Kumar A. M Pro Vice Chancellor &Controller of Examinations Member 9482350745 [email protected]
3 Dr. Prof Muddu Vinay Pro Vice Chancellor Member 8792503054 [email protected]
4 Dr.Abdul Sharief Professor and Dean, School of Engineering Member 9448503567 [email protected]
5 Dr.Anu Sukhdev Professor and Assistant Dean, Student Affairs Member 9731451035 [email protected]
6 Dr. Tufail Ahmad Khan Professor & HOD, School of Law Member 9557977469 [email protected]
7 Dr. Saira Banu Atham Associate Professor and Programme Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering Member 9884127780 [email protected]
8 Dr.Ashok Itagi Professor & HOD, School of Design Member 9663379200 [email protected]
9 Dr. Akhila Udupa Professor & HOD, School of Management Member 9880938521 [email protected]
10 Dr. Mounica Vallabhaneni Assistant Professor, School of Commerce Member 9087682014 [email protected]
11 Dr. Thimmapuram Ranjeth Kumar Reddy Associate Professor, Department of Physics Member 8978975961 [email protected]
12 Dr. Maddala Venkata Chakradhararao Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics Member 9611224995 [email protected]
13 Dr.Safinaz S Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering Member 9632719035 [email protected]
14 Ms. Vivetha Senior Manager, Student Housing Member 9986645500 [email protected]
15 Mr.Niranjan Singh Chief Warden, Student Housing Member 9509209313 [email protected]
16 Mr. Abdul Bari A Joint Registrar Member- Secretary 9486143332 [email protected]
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.