Governing Council

Activities of SC/ST Cell

The SC/ST Cell was established in the College to co-ordinate with the College authorities in the implementation of the various policies and programmes launched by the Central Government, MHRD, UGC and State Government for the benefit of the SC/ST students.

It also undertakes the activities to develop awareness among the SC/ST students, especially from the rural areas. The staffs of the Cell are actively engaged in coordinating and solving the problems in matters of admissions. They also announce details of government scholarships and fellowships through circulars to the SC/ST students. The Cell concentrates on accommodation of men and women students in hostels.

The SC/ST Cell is Monitoring the Following Activities of the College

• The Cell conducts and monitors the UGC/NET/SET and other service commissions coaching programme for the SC/ST students during the evenings and weekends.

• The SC/ST Cell is giving wide publicity through circulars to all the faculties and informs the students about the various scholarships; namely, Post-Metric Scholarship, Meritorious Scholarship, Women Scholarship, and other scholarships, and fellowships.

• The SC/ST Cell has taken up the problems of the SC/ST students and employees with the College authorities and has solved some of them amicably. The cell, in the ultimate analysis, has been a user friendly counsellor to all SC/ST employees and students

• The SC/ST Cell is also helping the SC/ST Research Scholars in getting the Fellowship from the government.

• The Cell is implementing various schemes of the MHRD and University Grants Commission with the objective to improve the learning levels of Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe candidates to bring them up to the general level of the other communities.

• The SC/ST Cell provides guidance to various University Committees in respect of promotions/recruitment for the latest rule position concerning SC/ST reservations.

• The Cell takes due care in establishing the Book Bank and Book Grants for the SC/ST students of the university. The Cell also advises the students to utilize the facilities of the Book Bank and to borrow books depending on availability.

Moral Assistance

The cell gives continuous moral guidance and support to the students to apply for various scholarships as well as fellowships through proper channel. It also insists on follow-up activities. Schemes/scholarships/fellowships available for SC/ST students and scholars:

 Educational Loan

 Fee Concession

 Gold Medal for Toppers

 Merit-cum-Means Scholarship

 Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC students

 Coaching scheme for entry into services for SC/ST Students

 National Overseas Scholarships for Scheduled Castes (SC) etc. Candidates

 Education Abroad for Indian Students

 National Eligibility Test (NET)

 Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship Scheme For Single Girl Child

 Post Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme For University Rank Holders In General &Honours Courses At Undergraduate Level

 Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST Candidates

 Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students

 Post - Doctoral Fellowship to SC/ST Candidates

 Post Graduate Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST Candidates

 Post - Doctoral Fellowship To Women Candidates

 Raman Fellowship for Post-Doctoral Research for Indian Scholars in USA

 Junior Research Fellowship in Engineering & Technology

 Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for Students with Disabilities

 Dr. D.S. Kothari Post - Doctoral Fellowships in Sciences, Medical Sciences & Engineering Sciences

 Dr.S Radhakrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF)in Humanities and special Social Sciences(including language)

 Faculty Recharge Programme for Post doctoral researchers

 INSPIRE Fellowship

 CSIR - Junior Research Fellowships

 CSIR JRF - GATE Fellowship

 CSIR - Senior Research Fellowships

 CSIR - Research Associateship (RA)

 CSIR - Senior Research Associateship (SRA) (Scientist's Pool Scheme)

 CSIR - Nehru Science Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme

 DST - Start-up Research Grant (Young Scientist)

 DST - Prime Minister's Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research

 ICMR - Short Term Research Studentship

 ICMR - Research Fellowships/Associateship

 ICMR - Junior Research Fellowships

 ICMR - Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Special Activities of the SC/ST Cell

The Government Thirumagal Mills College has started the special activities so as to tune the students belonging to SC/ST.

• Remedial English Coaching Class.

• Guidance for CSIR- JEF, NET, SLET, GATE & CAT exams.

• Guidance for Bank Coaching Classes.

• Guidance for Placement coaching classes.