Ragging is any physical, verbal or mental abuse committed by one student against another student belonging to an educational institute. The seniority of the student who rags or is ragged does not matter. In other words, this means that it can be a senior or a new student. This explainer will elaborate upon the laws related to ragging in institutions of higher studies, like colleges and universities. It will also explain how to seek help if you are being ragged, and the different authorities under the law you can approach.