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When any information about an incident of ragging is brought to the notice of the Head of a college/university, whether by the Anti-Ragging Squad or otherwise, he must take the following steps1:
- Immediately determine if a case can be made under the Indian Penal Code, 1860.
- If a case can be made, then he, or a member of the Anti-Ragging Committee authorized by him, must file an FIR within 24 hours of receiving such information.
- The Head must also communicate the incident to the District Level Anti-Ragging Committee and the Nodal Officer of the affiliating University, if any.