We strictly adhere to the policy of being our campus Ragging-Free. Vidhyadeep University campus is an Anti-Ragging Campus. We follow these anti-ragging measures in place to ensure strict compliance.
Students will refrain from ragging of any kind. Those who violate this rule will be instantly suspended from the University, The halls of residence, or the hostel 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 note that ragging results in their dismissal from the University.
We would also like to draw the attention of students to the judgment of the Honorable Supreme Court of India, wherein it is mandatory for the institution to file a complaint with the Police, and all resulting consequences as per The Circular of the Education Department, Government of Gujarat, on Prohibition of Ragging in Colleges and Hostel.
o Government/ University Grant 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 UGC Act, 1956), are strictly implemented at Vidhyadeep University.
o In addition to the above, those students who indulge in the acts of ragging shall attract punishment as applicable, which may include any one or a combination of the following:
> Expulsion from the University/ hall of residence/ hostel
> Suspension from 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 representation in events for which the student(s) may have been selected
> Withholding of examination results.
o Entering the ragging incident on the Transfer Certificate/ Migration Certificate of the students, which might adversely affect their career
o No placement assistance to students found guilty of ragging
o Filing of a complaint by the affected student with the Police Authority (as per the Supreme Court’s directive)
o The affected student is required to submit an anti-ragging affidavit as per the UGC notification
o Continuous watch and vigil over ragging by Vidhyadeep University; the University will promptly deal with incidents of ragging brought to its notice
o The University will summarily punish or reprimand the guilty student, either by itself or by following procedures, administrative or otherwise. It will constitute a special Enquiry Committee and put forth its findings or recommendations before a competent authority to make a decision
o Students are encouraged to report any ragging act witnessed or experienced by them to University administrators, faculty, the Disciplinary Committee, or any other staff member with whom the student may feel comfortable. The University ensures the confidentiality of such a disclosure by a student
The Disciplinary Committee will deal with all disciplinary matters. The Committee shall constantly monitor student behavior. 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 Disciplinary Committee, after hearing any matter, will pass a resolution of termination, suspension, retention, penalties, or any other action as deemed fit and necessary. The decision of the committee shall be final and binding. In order to ensure implementation of the policy of “Zero Tolerance” for ragging of any kind within and outside the University, the following Anti-Ragging Committee has been constituted (Office Order No. AU/REG/2019-20/09/023 issued on 20-09-2019):