Anti-Ragging Cell

Anti-Ragging Cell- Hooghly Mohsin College

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What is Ragging?

As per the order of Supreme Court of India and subsequent Notification from University Grants Commission (UGC), ragging means the following:

  1. Any disorderly conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or a junior student.
  2. Indulging in a rowdy or undisciplined activity which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or a junior student.
  3. Asking the students to do any act or perform something which such student will not do in the ordinary course and which has the effect of causingor generating a sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or a junior student.
  4. Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of other student or a fresher.
  5. Exploiting services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or group of students.
  6. Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students.
  7. 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


Punishment to those found guilty


Any student or group of students found guilty of ragging in the campus or even outside the campus shall be liable to one or more of the following punishments:

  1. Cancellation of admission.
  2. Suspension from attending classes.
  3. Withholding/withdrawing scholarships/fellowships and other benefits.
  4. Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process.
  5. Withholding result.
  6. Debarring from representing in institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival etc.
  7. Suspension/expulsion from hostel.
  8. Rustication from the institution for a period ranging from one to four semesters.
  9. Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.
  10. Fine ranging between Rs. 25,000and Rs. 1,00,000.
  11. Collective punishment: when the persons committing the crime or abetting the act of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment.



Hooghly Mohsin College has an Anti–Ragging Committee, actively working under the Visakha Guidelines and the Anti-Ragging Act of 2005 as per UGC Guidelines, to prevent any form of ragging within the college campus, be it physical, psychological or even sexual.

Table:    Anti-Ragging Committee of Hooghly Mohsin College:

Sl No. Name Phone No.
1 Principal (Chairperson) 8902387317
2 Prof.Ishita Goswami (Convener) 9433556197
3 Dr.Subrata Ghosh (Convener) 9831535282
4 Dr.Asitanga Ghosh (Member) 8240755838
5 KumareshChakraborti (Member) 8582815124
6 Sri Tapan Kumar Biswas (Member) 9432957631
7 Smt. Kabita Ram (Member) 9002312274


The College also maintains an efficient Anti-Ragging Squad manned by faculties, which keeps a strict vigil on the campus and stop the incidents of Ragging, if any, happening / reported in the places of Student aggregation including, Classrooms, Canteens, Grounds, Hostels etc. as a preventive measure. The members of Anti-ragging Squad maintain a ragging free environment in the campus.


How to Lodge Complaint of Ragging related grievances in the campus?

  1. Complaint, in writing, can be lodged with the college authority/ the Anti-Ragging Committee immediately after any untoward incident.
  2. For Online Registration of Complaint; Visit UGC website:


Mandatory submission of “Anti-Ragging Affidavit” at the time of admission

As per UGC’s regulations, it is mandatory for every student and his/her parents to submit an “Anti-Ragging Affidavit” at the time of admission and thereafter each year at the time of annual registration.

Hence, all the students, especially 1st SEM B.A., B.Sc. and B.Com. (Hons and General) students and M.A. and M.Sc. Students are hereby instructed to fill up the anti-ragging Affidavit form available online at the website:

Download: Step by Step Guideline on How to Fill an Online Anti Ragging Undertaking.

A student seeking admission to the hostel shall have to submit additional undertaking in the form of Annexure I along with his/her application for hostel accommodation. After filling the form successfully, you will receive both the Student’s Anti Ragging Undertaking and the Parent’s Anti Ragging Undertaking in your Email. Please print both the Undertakings, sign them yourself and request your parents to read the details and put their consent by signing their Undertakings. Please submit both of the undertaking at the time of registration, each year.


Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions by UGC, India:

Visit UGC website :

National Anti-Ragging Help Line (UGC Crisis Hotline)

24×7 Toll Free Number: 1800-180-5522

E-mail: helpline@antiragging.