26 May 2020


Notifications & Circulars

29.06.2016

Education

UGC denounces ‘selective’ ragging

MANU/NMIC/0144/2016

The University Grants Commission introduced ‘Curbing the menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions (third amendment) Regulations, 2016’.

The amendments add the following to the definition of ragging: “Any act of physical or mental abuse (including bullying and exclusion) targeted at another student (fresher or otherwise) on the ground of colour, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, gender (including transgender), sexual orientation, appearance, nationality, regional origins, linguistic identity, place of birth, place of residence or economic background.”

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