The Scholar support programme is part of the ‘New Initiatives in Higher Education’ initiated by the Department of Higher Education, Govt. of Kerala. SSP aims at imparting personalized additional support to needy students, with the help of tutors, study materials, additional lecturers question banks, interactive sessions etc.
The candidates selected under the programme must be from the first year of the Under Graduate programme. Students who are having less than 60% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination and who need some additional support in identified subjects alone are to be included in the programme. If it is not possible to identify such students, students having the lowest percentage of marks in the qualifying examination from among the applicants may be selected. A college should select a maximum of 6 subjects and a maximum of 50 students under the Programme. One of the subjects to be identified must be English (Common) for which 10 students may be selected. The other subjects may be identified as per the needs of the college and students and based on ‘Results Analysis work for the Scholar Support Programme. Programme wise weighted scores are published at www. collegiateedu.kerala.gov.in.