Ragging is a criminal offence which can destroy a student physically and emotionally. Ragging means teasing, embarrassing and humiliating; Assaulting or using criminal force or intimidation; wrongfully restraining or confining or causing hurt; causing grievous hurt, Kidnapping or committing unusual offence; causing death or abetting suicide.
Ragging in all its form is totally banned in the college. The college shall take strict action in cancellation of admission against those found guilty of ragging and/or of abetting ragging and the burden of proof shall be on the perpetrator of alleged ragging and not on the victim. An offence of Ragging may be lodged either on a written complaint by the affected or on independent finding of the Anti Ragging Cell.
The University College of Arts, Tumkur is bound by the UGC Regulations on ‘ Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institution 2009’. The college has founded an Anti Ragging Cell which governs the prevention of any means of Ragging.