Ragging is a punishable offence under the Section 116 of the Karnataka Education Act 1983 & Section 506 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) with following punishments.
Conviction: Imprisonment up to 1 Yr. or fine up to Rs.2,000/- or both.
Punishment: Punishable not only under Section -116 of Education Act and provisions in various other sections also.
Crime: Criminal court can take cognizance of any offence Under Section – 116, shall be investigated by an officer of the rank IGP- Offence cognizable and Non-Bailable.
Rustication – Liable for rustication, dismissal and expulsion from the College and Hostel.
Spoiled Career: A Final year student who cannot be expelled, embouchement on his marks card, Transfer Certificate, Conduct/Character Certificate & Degree Certificates.
Students are hereby instructed not to do any Ragging to your juniors, Friends in College or Hostel.