Anti-Ragging Policy

The National Law School of India University, Bengaluru has zero tolerance on ragging. Ragging is strictly banned on campus and can attract serious repercussions from the University administration.

Ragging is a criminal offence and is governed by the Anti-Ragging Code of the University Grants Commission (UGC). The University is firm on ensuring that the UGC framed regulations on prohibition, prevention, and elimination of ragging are strictly followed on campus. It is punishable under Sec. 116 of the Karnataka Education Act, 1983 (Karnataka Act No. 1 of 1995).

What constitutes as Ragging?

  • Causing, inducing, compelling or forcing a student, whether by way of a practical joke or otherwise, to do any act which detracts from human dignity or violates their dignity;
  • Exposes the individual to ridicule;
  • Compels the individual to forbear from doing any lawful act by:
  • Intimidating, wrongful restraint, wrongful confinement, or injuring the individual by using criminal force;
  • Threat of intimidation, wrongful restraint, wrongful confinement, injury, or the use of criminal force.
  • Any action that can threaten the physical or mental health of an individual.

To complain, please write to yashomati(at)nls.ac.in.

Anti-Ragging Committee Squad:

1. Dr. Yashomati Ghosh, Chief Warden

2. Mr. Ramesh Kumar, Assistant Librarian