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Ragging Helpline

Karnataka Education Act, 1983 (Karnataka Act No. 1 of 1995)

Section 116:- Penalty for Ragging:-
1No person who is a student in an educational institution including an institution under the direct management of the University or of the Central Government shall commit ragging.
2Any person who contravenes sub-section (1) shall, on conviction, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year or with fine which may extend to two thousand rupees or with both.

Section 2 (29) :-
"Ragging" means causing, inducing, compelling or forcing a student, whether by way of a practical joke or otherwise, to do any act which detracts from human dignity or violated his person or exposes him to ridicule or to forbear from doing any lawful act, by intimidating wrongfully restraining, wrongfully confining, or injuring him or by using criminal force to him or by holding out to him any treat of such intimidation, wrongful restraint, wrongful confinement, injury or the use of criminal force."

Ragging is also prohibited as per the decision of Supreme Court of India in writ petition No(c) 656/1998.

If you come across any kind of ragging related activities, please report to us on arc@sairamce.edu.in. Let’s work together to keep our campus ragging free.