The University Grants Commission has recommended strong action against ragging in
institutions of higher learning. In pursuance of the Judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India
dated 08.05.2009 in Civil Appeal No. 887/2009, the University Grants Commission has framed “UGC
Regulations on curbing the menace of ragging in higher educational institutions, 2009” and notified
4th July, 2009 in the Gazette of India. These regulations are mandatory for all
universities/institutions. The UGC has made it mandatory for all students/parents to submit
anti-ragging-related affidavits to the institutions at the time of admission.