PRABHU JAGATBANDHU COLLEGE
Prabhu Jagatbandhu College Campus is a ragging free campus. Number of antiragging measures are in place to ensure strict compliance.
Students will refrain from ragging of any kind and those who violate this rule will be instantly suspended from the College for a period of one week. The matter will be placed before the Anti-Ragging Committee, which will review the incident of ragging and take action according to the due process of law. Students must take note that ragging results in their dismissal from the College. The attention of the students is also drawn to the judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India wherein it is mandatory for the institution to file a complaint with the Police Authority, and with all resulting consequences as per
The Circular of the Directorate of Higher Education, Government of West Bengal
Government/University Grants Commission (UGC), guidelines notified vide no.F.1-16/2009 (CPP-II) dated 21-10-2009 on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009 (Under Section 26(1) (g) of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956)
In addition to the above, those students who indulge in the acts of ragging shall attract the punishments as applicable, which include any one or combination thereof :
2.0 What Constitutes Ragging?
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 in disciplined 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 a 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.
3.0 The Immediate Consequences according to the level of incident
- Expulsion from the college
- Suspension from the classes
- Fine with a public apology
- Withholding of scholarship or other benefits extended to those involved in ragging
- Debarring from representation in cultural or sports events, or any other in events for which the student(s) may have been selected
4.0 Allied Punishment for the incidence of Ragging
Entering the ragging incident on the Transfer Certificate/Migration Certificate of the students, which may adversely affect their career.
No placement assistance to students found guilty of ragging.
Filing of a complaint by the affected student with the Police Authority (as per the Supreme Court’s Directive).
5.0 Disciplinary Procedure
The Anti-Ragging Committee will deal with all disciplinary matters. The Committee shall constantly monitor the behavior of the students. All disciplinary matters will be placed before the Committee, which will hear the matter and take action according to the due process of law.
The affected student is required to submit an anti-ragging affidavit as per the UGC notification.
Continuous watch and vigil over ragging by Prabhu Jagatbandhu College and the College will promptly deal with the incidents of ragging brought to its notice.
The University will summarily punish or reprimand the guilty student, either by itself or by following procedures, administrative or otherwise, by constituting a special Enquiry Committee and put forth its findings or recommendations before the competent authority to take a decision.
Students are encouraged to report any ragging act witnessed or experienced by them to the College administrators, faculty, Anti-Ragging Committee and Grievance Redressal Cell or other any staff member with whom the student may feel comfortable. The College ensures the confidentiality of such a disclosure by the student.