Mentoring Programme

Mentoring Programme the Mentorship Program is designed to improve overall performance and help students guide through personal counselling.

Objectives of the practice 

  • To conduct meetings with mentees so that they can have interaction with their respective Mentor and pursue one to one interaction.
  • To contact with mentee once a week by email, text, or phone call
  • To notify the HOD if any, concerns arise in regard to mentoring a student

The Context: 

The need for framing out proper system of mentoring is needed in a way that students can gain proper guidance and counselling from their mentors for both their academic and non-academic. Considering the student teacher ratio in classrooms, it is impossible, at times, to give personal attention to students in the class to address some of the sensitive issues that bother them. One solution therefore is a ‘Mentor’ who can form a bond with students in the true sense.

The Practice: 

  • Every student is allocated with a mentor and mentorship activity is conducted by all the mentors in their respective department. It is compulsory for every student to attend Mentoring session without fail.
  • Mentors are assigned with students in batches and is allocated in a way that same is followed throughout the academic year.
  • The mode of communication between the mentor and mentee can be established through different mode(s) namely- In-person, Phone and E-mail and through different regular meetings.
  • The Practice Mentorship Program always tries to help the mentee achieve his/her career path by providing guidance, motivation, emotional support and role modeling. During the discussion, inputs are provided by the mentor for the betterment of the mentee.

Evidence of Success:

  • Improvement in mentees discipline, interaction and communication skills.
  • Improvement in students’ attendance.
  • Establishment of a betterment in the performance of students in their academic performance and proper counselling conducted by their mentors.
  • Students indulged in in-disciplinary activities have shown a good improvement in their behavior and conduct.

Problems encountered and resources required to implement the practice  

  • Initially Students hesitated to share their personal grievances and even their academic problems too.
  • Students were reluctant to share their thoughts and various issues at initials.

Resources Required 

  • Well trained dedicated team of faculty members
  • A documentation process to assess the system periodically