This site is intended for Healthcare professionals only.

Dental Council of India recommends de-recognition of 20 colleges for ragging

Dental Council of India recommends de-recognition of 20 colleges for ragging

If the ministry acts on the recommendation, these Dental  Colleges would lose their registration.

NEW DELHI: Ragging in India has taken on damaging proportions in medical institutions of the country leading to serious injury in some cases. Ragging as all know in  many a case, has been seen  is turning into an insulting( simple or suggestive sexual, sarcastic and even physical) form of inter action between seniors and their junior in medical institutions.  Highly reputed Indian Medical Colleges have a history of ragging. Despite stringent laws in the country and measures taken up by the government, the menace of ragging seems to be still on the rise

In what may be termed as the strictest action towards the menace of ragging till now, it is reported that Dental Council of India has written to the health ministry asking it to de-recognise around 20 colleges on account of this issue.


If the ministry accepts the DCI recommendation the following colleges would lose their registration. Some of these colleges include:-
  • Sri Balaji Dental College, R.R. Dist, Andhra Pradesh
  • Regional Dental College, Guwahati
  • Patna Dental College & Hospital, Patna
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Patna
  • Mithila Minority Dental College & Hospital, Darbhanga
  • ESIC Dental College & Hospital, Delhi
  • Govt. Dental College, Srinagar
  • Indira Gandhi Government Dental College, Jammu
  • KGF College of Dental Sciences & Hospital, BEML Nagar
  • AME’s Dental College & Hospital, Raichur
  • Hitkarini Dental College & Hospital, Jabalpur
  • Bhabha College of Dental Sciences, Bhopal
  • Govt. Dental College & Hospital, Aurangabad
  • Nanded Rural Dental College & Research Centre, Nanded
  • Rajesh Ramdasji Kambe Dental College & Hospital, Akola
  • Sri Sukhmani Dental College & Hospital, Derabassi


Ragging is now defined as an act that violates or is perceived to violate an individual student’s dignity. Following directives of the Supreme court a National Anti-Ragging Helpline has also been  launched by the Indian Government.

Student ragging in Indian medical colleges  has been on the increase in the past years years, with a few deaths reported. Despite curbing efforts initiated by institutions, cases keep cropping up, indicating failure on the part of the authorities.

Source: with inputs
1 comment(s) on Dental Council of India recommends de-recognition of 20 colleges for ragging

Share your Opinion Disclaimer

Sort by: Newest | Oldest | Most Voted