Ragging is a social menace and is strictly prohibited at the SCAD Group of Institutions, its hostels, playgrounds and other college premises. The top management of SCAD Group of Institutions and the respective colleges in association with the 'Anti-Ragging Committee' consisting of members of college governing council members, teachers and students endeavor constantly to make every campus in the SCAD Group of Institutions 'Ragging Free'.

The offense of ragging is not only punishable under the provisions Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1997, but also under various provisions envisaged in several sections of Indian Penal Code, 1860. Students involved in such obnoxious practices will be liable in addition to prosecution before the criminal courts, for rustication, dismissal and expulsion from the colleges.