To implement the reservation policy for SCs/STs in the University and to collect data regarding the implementation of the policies in respect of admissions, appointments to teaching and non-teaching positions in the university and to analyse the data showing the trends and changes towards fulfilling the required quota.
Cochin University of Science & Technology has been imparting Remedial Coaching to SC/ST/OBC/Minority students from 2007-08 onwards in a bid to develop their various academic capabilities with the active participation of UGC Cell. An Advisory Committee is constituted with Vice Chancellor as Chairman and five senior Professors of this University as members for monitoring the performance of Remedial Coaching.
The Remedial Coaching aims at improving the academic skills and linguistic proficiency of the students in the various subjects and raising their level of comprehension in such subjects where quantitative, technical and laboratory work are involved. The guidance and training provided under the programme is meant to enable the students to come up the level necessary for pursuing higher studies efficiently and to reduce failure and dropout rates.
A Co-ordinator is appointed to oversee the running of the Remedial Coaching classes. Students desirous of attending the Remedial Coaching Classes may contact the Co ordinator. Presently Sri.Sasi Gopalan, Reader, School of Engineering is the Co-ordinator.