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NBA-Accredited: BE/BTech (Mech, EEE, FT) ME (PDD, PED, PSE, CSE) and MBA
Recognized by UGC under Section 2f & 12B of the UGC Act


anti - ragging

(under Section 26(1)(g) of theUniversity Grants Commission Act, 1956)

What Constitutes Ragging:
Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts;

  • Any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or other student.
  • Indulging in rowdy or indiscipline activities by any student or
    students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship,
    physical or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension
    thereof in any fresher or any other student.
  • Asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the
    ordinary course do and which has the effect of causing or generating
    a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment so as to adversely
    affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student.
  • Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the
    regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher.
  • Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for
    completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of
  • Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a
    fresher or any other student by students.
  • Any act of physical abuse including all variants of it; sexual abuse,
    homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts,
    gesture, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person;
  • Any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, post, public insults which
    would also include deriving perverted pleasure, vicarious or sadistic
    thrill from actively or passively participating in the discomfiture to
    fresher or any other student;
  • Any act that affects the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher
    or any other student with or without an intent to derive a sadistic
    pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by a student
    over any fresher or any other student.


Ragging is totally prohibited in the institution, and anyone found guilty of ragging and/or abetting ragging, whether actively or passively, or being a part of a conspiracy to promote ragging, is liable to be punished. The institution may, depending on the nature and gravity of the guilt established by the Anti-Ragging Squad, award, to those found guilty, one or more of the following punishments, namely:

  • Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges
  • Withholding / withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefit
  • Debarring from appearing in any test / examination or other evaluation process.
  • Withholding results.
  • Debarring from representing the institution in any regional,
    national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
  • Suspension / expulsion from the hostel.
  • Cancellation of admission.
  • Suspension from the institution for period ranging from one to four
  • Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from
    admission to any other institution for a specified period.

Anti – Ragging Helpline
Ragging is totally prohibited in the institution, and anyone found guilty of ragging and/or abetting ragging, whether actively or passively, or being a part of a conspiracy to promote ragging, is liable to be punished, Ragging is a non-bailable, cognizable and punishable offence. Do not indulge in ragging.

Anti – Ragging Helpline for Freshers
1. Dr. V. Jayaprakash, Principal - 9443366495
2. Dr. V. Balasubramanian, Member Secretary - 9442582122
    Email id :

The following are the members of the anti ragging committee to prevent ragging in any form throughout the campus.

Anti Ragging Committee
S. No. Name Category / Roll in the Committee Designation
1 Dr. V. Jayaprakash Chairman Principal
2 Dr. V. Balasubramanian Member Secretary Professor / Physics  & Associate Warden
3 Mr. V. Shanmugam Member Police Inspector, Suramangalam Police Station
4 Mr. Balachandar Member Deputy Inspection Cell Officer (Representing Revenue / Taluk / Civil Officer)
5 Mr. Sahasranamam Member State Executive Member, TNSF – NGO Youth activities
6 Mr. S. Venkatram Member Parent of Student
7 Mr. V. Sneha Member Student
8 Ms. Swathy Member Student
9 Mr. G. Kasi Viswanathan Member Asst. Admin. Officer – Non Teaching, SCT

Terms of Reference of the committee

  • Function :                           To maintain Sona a ragging-free campus
  • Tenure of members :           Two years
  • Meetings :                           Twice a year
  • Roles & Responsibilities :       a) To create awareness about ragging and ensure a  student-friendly environment at all times

b) To facilitate campus monitoring to ensure nil ragging

  • Quorum:  Minimum 2/3rd members to be present to pass any resolution
Anti-Ragging Squad
S. No. Name Position Designation
1 Dr. V. Jayaprakash Chairman Principal
2 Dr. J. Akilandeswari Member HOD / IT
3 Prof. G. Gunasekaran Member HOD / FT
4 Prof. V. Vijayalakshmi Member Asst. Prof. / English
5 Prof. G. Deepa Member Asst. Prof. / ECE
6 Prof. R. Vijayalakshmi Member Asst. Prof. / MBA
7 Prof. V. M. Madhavan Member Asst. Prof. / Mech
8 Mr. Pakalavan Member Workshop Superintendent
  • Function: To organise periodic and surprise monitoring of the campus to check ragging
  • Tenure of members: Two years


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