1] According to Maharashtra Prohibition of Ragging Act,. No. 33, 15th May 1999, Ragging is strictly prohibited. Ragging means a display of disorderly
conduct, the doing of any act which causes or is likely to cause physical or psychological harm or raise the apprehension or fear or shame or embarrassment in a
student in any educational institute and includes.
i) Teasing, abusing, threatening or playing practical jokes on, or causing hurt to any student; or
ii) Asking a student to do any act or to perform something which a student will not, in the ordinary course, willingly do. Ragging within or outside of any
educational institute is prohibited.
2] Penalty for Ragging: Whoever directly or indirectly commits, participates in, abets or propagates ragging within or outside any educational institution shall on
conviction, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years and shall also be liable to fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees.
3] Dismissal of students:Any student convicted of an offence under section 4 of ragging Act No. 33 shall be dismissed from the educational institution and such a
student shall not be admitted in any other educational institution for a period if five years from the date of order of such dismissal.
Suspension of student: If the student is found guilty in such cases his / her admission shall be terminated from the institution.