Anti Ragging Policy

Anti-Ragging policy of AMSSOI
(Prohibition, Prevention and Punishment)


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As per the Section 2 (e) of A.P Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1997

“Ragging” means doing an act which causes or is likely to cause insult or annoyance of fear or apprehension or threat  or intimidation or outrage of    modesty or injury to a student.

The offence of ragging is not only punishable under section 4 of Andhra Pradesh Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1997 but also under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), 1860 (Act 45 of 1860) and is a Cognizable Offence.

As per the Supreme Court Judgment on ragging in the Colleges, the following actions will be taken on those students who indulge in ragging :-

  1. Withholding of Scholarships / Results
  2. Debarring from Representation in Events and Appearing for tests/examinations and also consequent admission to any other Institution
  3. Withdrawing Benefits like Travel Concessions and Campus selections
  4. Suspension or Expulsion from Hostel or Mess and also Attending Classes
  5. Cancellation  of Admission or Rustication from the Institution
  6. Liability to pay fine up to Rs. 2.5 Lakhs
  7. Imprisonment up to 10 years
  8. Registration of FIR against the accused and Prosecution under the Indian Penal Code, 1860

Preventive Measures

AMMSOI has constituted Anti-ragging committee to implement anti-ragging policies.

  • AMMSOI creates awareness about the anti-ragging policies of the college during the Orientation program.
  • The committee conducts interactive session between seniors and juniors of MBA on ‘ Fresher’s Day’ to sensitize them about the need for anti-ragging policies.
  • The committee incorporates two students from each class as representatives  of anti-ragging.
  • Posters with anti-ragging policies are displayed prominently in the college premises.

M Sailaja
Faculty Member, AMSSOI

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