Ragging is totally prohibited in Global Institute of Science & Technology and anyone found guilty of ragging /or abetting ragging is liable to be punished.
The institute has accepted the guidelines by the Hon'ble Supreme court of India in connection with Civil Writ Petition No. 65+ of 1998 filed by Viswa Jagriti Mission vs. Central Govt and others. The Supreme Court directed that the ragging in educational institutions should be prevented an appropriate measures should be taken by AICTE for the prevention of ragging. Thus, ragging, in a any form, inside or outside the college campus or hostel is strictly prohibited.
GIST has a Committee known as the Anti-ragging Committee nominated and headed by the Head of the Institution, representatives of faculty members, representatives of students belonging to the fresher’s category as well as senior students, non-teaching staff; and shall have a diverse mix of membership in terms of level as well as gender. It is the duty of the Anti-Ragging Committee to ensure compliance with the provisions of these regulations as well as the provisions of any law for the time being in force concerning ragging; and also to monitor and oversee the performance of the Anti-Ragging Squad in prevention of Ragging in the Institution.
If a fresher is forced to do anything, which results in his/her mental discomfort, it should be interpreted as ragging, which is banned by Hon'ble Supreme Court of India.