Anti-Ragging Policy


...No act of Ragging would be tolerated...

...Any act of Ragging would not go unnoticed and unpunished...

The Apex Court has defined ‘ragging’ as any disorderly conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act having an effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student, including in rowdy or indisciplined activities which cause or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof, in a fresher or junior student; or asking the student to do any act or perform something which such student will not do in the ordinary course; or which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or a junior student.”

The University Grants Commission vide its letter no F.1-16/2007 (CPP-II) dated June 17, 2009 has reiterated the ban on ragging of students in Institutions of Higher Learning. The students are therefore directed to strictly desist from any kind of ragging. Forms of Ragging: Display of noisy, disorderly conduct, teasing, excitement by rough or rude treatment or handling, including rowdy, undisciplined activities which cause or likely to cause annoyance, undue hardship, physical or psychological harm or raise apprehensive fear in a fresher, or asking the students to do any act or perform something which such a student will not do in the ordinary course and which causes him/her shame or embarrassment or danger to his/her life, etc.

Participation in/or Abetment of Ragging at GU may lead to :
  • Cancellation of Admission
  • Suspension from Attending Classes.
  • Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits.
  • Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process.
  • Withholding Results
  • Debarring from representing the institution in any national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
  • Suspension/expulsion from the hostel
  • Rustication from the institution for periods varying from 1 to 4 semesters or equivalent period.
  • Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.
  • Fine up to Rs. 25,000/-

In emergency, the following may be contacted :
  • Dr. Narendra Awasthi, Registrar – 01824 – 504999 / extn 4042
  • Mr. Kunal Bains, Deputy Registrar (Admin) – 08558894203
  • Mr. Sameer Varma , Assistant Dean (Student Welfare Department) – 9915604444

Following the orders of Hon’ble Supreme Court, UGC has made it mandatory that each student must submit an Anti-ragging affidavit at the time of enrollment (as per Anti Ragging Regulations Published in 2009.

For Anti-Ragging Queries:

National Anti Ragging Help Line No. : Toll Free Number* 1800-180-5522 or email at

As per the directions from UGC, GNA University has formed Anti-Ragging Committee and Anti-Ragging Squad at campus level to oversee different areas of university for the implementations of the provisions of the verdict.

Anti-Ragging Committee

S.No. Name Designation Representative Status in Committee
1 Dr. V.K. Rattan Vice Chancellor Head of Institution Chairperson
2 SHO SHO, Rawalpindi Police Administration Member
3 Mr. Vikram Jalota Sr. Correspondent, Punjab Kesari Local Media Member
4 Dr. Disha Khanna Associate Professor, School Of Liberal Arts Faculty Members Member
5 Dr. C.R. Tripathy Dean, SEDA (Design) Faculty Members Member
6 Mr. Saurav Kumar Assistant Professor, GNA School of Pharmacy Faculty Members Member
7 Mr. Hardyal Parent of Rohit Heera (B.Tech. (ASE), GU-2021-4123) Parents Member
8 Mr. Narinder Singh Saini Parent Of Muskan Preet Saini (BBA, GU-2022-2035) Parents Member
9 Mr. Garvit Sharma Student (B.Tech. (CSE), GU-2022-4319) Senior Student Member
10 Ms. Navdeep Kaur Student (MBA, GU-2023-8321) Fresher Student Member
11 Mr. Gurmeet Singh Public Relations Officer Non Teaching Staff Member

Anti-Ragging Squad

S.No. Particulars Designation Status in Committee
1 Dr. Vikrant Sharma Associate Dean, School of Engineering, Design & Automation (Engineering) Chairperson
2 Dr. Sameer Varma Dean, Student Welfare Member
3 Dr. Anuranjan Sharda Professor, School of Engineering, Design and Automation (Design) Member
4 Dr. Anil Pandit Assistant Professor, School of Computational Science Member
5 Dr. Neeraj Puri Assistant Professor, Research Division Member
6 Ms. Promila Minhas Assistant Professor, School of Computational Science Member

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