Grievance Redressal

The function of the cell is to look into the complaints lodged by any student/employee, and judge its merit. The Grievance cell is also empowered to look into matters of harassment. Anyone with a genuine grievance may approach the department members in person, or in consultation with the officer in-charge “Grievance Redressal Cell”.

Committee
  • Principal
  • Office superintendent
  • Staff representative
  • Vice President of PTA
  • Two student representatives(From college union)
  • Local body representative.

The students can register their complaints using the given form: Click Here

Institutional Scholarship

Every student has the right to education. When it comes to higher education, it is welcome that every possible candidate has such a privilege and that no deserving candidate loses the opportunity to study due to financial constraints.

As far as Don Bosco College, Mannuthy is concerned, the option for the poor is part of the international policy and hence the institution provides scholarships for the deserving candidates upon application.

The application is received after the first semester only. Exceptions are reserved to the Manager alone. Together with the application the applicant needs to provide:

Procedure
  • The latest mark list (Semester, Internal etc.)s
  • Conduct certificate from the Head of the Department, counter signed by the Principal
  • Proof for regularity in attendance signed by the class teacher and counter signed by the HoD.

The application is directed to the Manager who, with his council takes decision on the deserving candidates.

The policy of the institute is that the good name of the individual concerned is protected. To ascertain that the candidate duly deserves, the manager or his representative may visit the family of the applicant and adjudicate the same. At the most, the institute would reveal is, not the identity of the individual, but rather the total amount given out in scholarship and the total number of individuals who have obtained them. Scholarships will be dealt with individually, delicately, honour, and altruism.

Internal Complaints

The cell make recommendations to the management for changes/elaborations in the Rules for students in the Prospectus and the Bye-Laws, to make them gender just and to lay down procedures for the prohibition, resolution, settlement and prosecution of acts of discrimination and sexual harassment, by the students and the employees.The cell prevent discrimination and sexual harassment, by promoting gender amity among students and employees.

  • Vice Principal
  • Dean of Academicst
  • Representative from Head of the Departments

The students can register their complaints using the given form: Click Here

Evaluation Process and Reforms

Mechanism to deal with internal examination related grievances is transparent, time-bound and efficient College adheres to the evaluation process of the university while trying to reform methods to better student utility. While the university instructions do provide orientations the college envisages a student-friendly approach without diluting neither the seriousness of the endeavor nor the credibility of the system.

Complaints received on examinations and actions taken

The college has a well organized mechanism for redressal of internal examination related grievances. There is complete transparency in the internal assessment. Students can have a three-tier modus operandi which comprises of the class teacher, Head of the Department and the Principal to address their further anxieties besides the regular grievance redressal system.

Grievances related to college conducted examinations

In case of any grievances regarding internal assessment, the student is free to interact with the teacher and get it resolved. Internal examination in-charge itself looks after the complaints or grievances related to examination. The evaluation work for the internal examinations is done at the college level. Students have the freedom to use the complaint box as well. The principal and examination cell coordinator keeps track over the overall conduct of examinations. College believes that examinations are to be held not to inquire where the student body fails to comprehend the material but rather to enhance their further comprehension.

Grievances forwarded regarding university examinations

Grievances related to exams are to the University Grievance Committee. Students can obtain answer sheets photocopy of the from university on University request. Students not satisfied with their marks at the examinations can apply dubious for Revaluation/ Reassessment. Whereof there are results appearing in university announcements of marks, the students to obtain college helps required information from the university. The college takes initiative for special resolving group grievances, if any regarding university assessment. In all these, the college follows the University policy. The entire mechanism to deal with examination related grievances is time-bound as per University rule and had been regulations. There issues reported with regard to the university examination and results. Issues were tackled with the university obtaining positive results.

Medical and Sick Room Facilities

First and Basic treatment is provided to staff and students.

First aid is the immediate assistance administered to students/staff due to any minor or serious illness or injury, aimed to reduce harm and preserve life. After administering the same due consultation is carried out with Doctor/Nurse on call and further step is carried out. Parents of students involved in the incident will be contacted and further action taken.

Services
  • Doctor and Nurse on call
  • Medical / Nursing Room available with basic first aid facilities and basic medicines.
  • Rest-room for women available
Hospitals nearby

Lourde Hospital (2 Km) : 09061642807

Gem Hospital: (3 Km distant) : 08078780000

Jubilee Mission Medical College Hospital (5 Km) : 0487 2432200

Amala Medical College Hospital (8 Km) : 0487 2304000

Differently Abled

Caring for the differently abled is also respect for their life. And hence we provide many support systems to cater for them. Students and staff are constantly present to provide adequate amenities and help them to participate in the normal college life.

Special services provided
  • Lift
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair
  • Tactile Path
  • Easily accessible Washroom
  • Special library access and audio books

Mentoring

Caring for the differently abled is also respect for their life. And hence we provide many support systems to cater for them. Students and staff are constantly present to provide adequate amenities and help them to participate in the normal college life.

Mentor – Ward Ratio: 1:19.7

Coordinator : Vijay Bastian E. ([email protected])

Counselling

It is the process of assisting students on a professional basis, to resolve especially personal, social, or psychological problems and difficulties. The process includes enhancement of their listening and their social skills as well as empathy towards others. They will learn to express emotions like anger, frustration, fear, through a healthy way. They get to improve their decision making skills.

Procedure
  • Need identified by the student/faculty/parents
  • Explicit request for counselling
  • Appointment obtained from the counsellor
  • Consultation
  • Report and secrecy maintained
  • Follow up using same procedure

For services contact: Vice-Principal : [email protected]

Teaching and Learning

Teaching and learning is a process that includes many variables. These variables interact as learners work toward their goals and incorporate new knowledge, behaviors and skills that add to their range of learning experiences. The aim of teaching and learning is to set a positive climate for learning and balancing intellectual and emotional components of learning.

Special Programmes for advanced learners and slow learners

SLOW LEARNERS

A slow learner is a child who could be with a below average intelligence, whose thinking skills have developed significantly more slowly than the norm for his/her age. This child will go through the same basic developmental stages as other children, but will do so at a significantly slower rate. Identifying slow learners is a challenging task for teachers. It demands great patience, minute observation equipped with good method of teaching technique. Moreover, a compassionate human heart is to be arrived at.

Characteristics of Slow learners
  • Students are frequently immature in their relationships with others and do poorly in college.
  • Function at ability but significantly below grade level
  • Have a poor self-image.
  • Attention span is very short
  • A Slow learner has difficult in higher order thinking or reasoning
Strategies Taken
  • Remedial Teaching classes should be provided for these learners to avoid confusion and chaos in the classroom.
  • Basics of the subjects were cleared through remedial classes
  • Notes on important topics were provided.
  • Repetition helps to make one concept concrete.
  • Start by asking questions what they know and build their knowledge confidence by teaching some familiar material.
  • Try to relate the topic to the real life situation.
  • Simplification of aspects
  • Special attention
  • Constant evaluation
  • Give extra time to ask questions for weak students.
  • Change their seat to promote attentiveness
Impacts observed
  • Weak student’s performance level was improved in University Exams
  • Confidence level increased.
DVANCED LEARNERS

Advanced Learners (bright students) are those students who are ahead on the learning curve and require advanced technical know-how. Advanced earners are identified based on the performance in University Examination of previous semester and internal examinations.

Strategies Taken
  • Praise Students in Ways Big and Small.
  • Monitor the students’ academic excellence regularly.
  • Provide individual attention.
  • Conduct regular exams, Group discussions, Quiz competitions etc.
  • Work on improving each students’ weak areas.
  • Way of writing exams.
  • To enhance Student’s memory.
  • Teach students to over-learn material
  • Teach students to use visual images and other memory strategies
  • Teach students to be active readers
  • Provide retrieval practice for students
  • Help students to develop cues when storing information
  • Prime the memory prior to teaching/learning
  • Review material before going to sleep
  • Give Reference Books and links.
  • Help to study with additional notes and materials.
Impacts observed
  • Students get an idea about how to scores marks in University Exams.
  • Improve their self-confidence.
  • Students got good scores in competitive exams.

RTI

Right to Information is an act of the Parliament of India which sets out the rules and procedures regarding citizens' right to information. The College avails the opportunity for the same regarding the services provided.

Any service of RTI can be obtained from

Fr. Raju C. George SDB

Principal

Don Bosco College, Mannuthy

Thrissur – 680 651

[email protected]