MERI Group of Institutions

Anti Ragging Policy

The institute follows a zero tolerance policy towards ragging. Any student who wants to take admission in our institute has to get two duly notarized anti-ragging affidavit signed one by himself/herself & one by his/her parent at the time of admission.

Punishment for ragging ranges from suspension, cancellation of admission, registration of FIR & arrest. Further, the institute also has its own anti-ragging squad to check this menace.

1) Ragging is banned by a ruling of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India. The Institute ensures that no incident of ragging takes place by appointing adequate faculty and staff members on duty in various buildings and floors, canteens etc.

2) Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:

a) 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.

b) 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.

c) 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.

d) Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or fresher.

e) Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.

f) Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students.

g) 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.

h) 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.

i) 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.

NOTE: All the guidelines as defined by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India