The Scholar Support Programme (SSP) is part of the ‘New Initiatives’ in Higher Education by the Department of Higher Education, Govt. of Kerala. This programme aims at imparting personalized additional support to needy students through tutorials, study materials, additional lectures, question banks and interactive sessions, formation of quality circles in colleges for the programme, dissemination of classes etc.
Students are selected on the basis of ‘Result Analysis’. Such students are provided with personalised additional support through tutorial classes, additional lectures, question banks, study materials and interactive classes. Eminent faculty within the institution and faculty from outside the institution are engaged for this purpose. These classes are normally conducted during morning/afternoon and holidays without affecting the regular class hours. In addition to special classes by faculty, study material will be provided to the students selected for the programme.
Objectives of Student Support Program (SSP)
The Scholar Support Programme is functioning in this college aiming to achieve its intended objectives. The programme is targeting the slow learners to move ahead with additional support from the teachers. For this purpose additional classes are arranged for concerned subjects, which are reported by students as difficult to study. Apart from additional teaching sessions, study materials are provided to the students enlisted in SSP.
The programme has a college level co-ordinator, internal trainers and external trainers. The internal mentoring sessions in concerned subjects are handled by the internal trainers and external mentoring sessions in learning skills, life skills and Communication skills are taken by external mentors.