A first-year student of a Delhi University college in Shahdara, northeast Delhi, has accused two senior students of beating him and trying to remove him trousers.
The incident reportedly happened on Thursday morning.
Police said the incident came to light when the victim, Mohammed Naved (18) of Shyam Lal College, complained to his lecturer.
The police were called and Naved was taken to a hospital for medical examination. Police said no case has been registered but they are questioning the two accused.
Naved, a resident of Ghaziabad, is a student of BA Pass Course at the college.
Police said Naved was going to the restroom on Thursday morning when the accused Deepak Kumar (19) and Mohammed Dilshad (19), both second-year BA Pass course students, stopped him.
"Naved in his complained has alleged that the accused first tried to rag him. When he resisted, the two tried to remove his trousers. When Naved further resisted, they started hit him on the head, face and the chest," said a senior police officer on condition of anonymity, as he was not authorised to speak to the media.
Naved filed a complaint at Shahdara Police Station.
Police said after beating Naved, both allegedly fled from the spot. Naved then went to
his teachers and narrated the incident.
In August this year, two students were expelled and one was rusticated from Kirori Mal College in North Campus for allegedly ragging a junior in the hostel.