Remedial Coaching @ UNB
University of North Bengal has well equiped infrastructures to provide remedial coachings to the students. Under the remedial coaching scheme, the university provides councelling and coaching to students at free of cost to prepare the students for Entry to Services, UGC and CSIR NET/SET examinations. The centre also provides free trainning and coaching to spoken english and other soft skill to its students.
The remedial coaching scheme is meant for those students belonging to marginalized social groups and is not able to cope up with regular class-room teaching and not so motivated. Under this scheme the University invited experts in the fields of Psychology, Personality Development, Leadership Development, Motivation, Self Assessment, Soft Skills and Corporate Communication, Computer, IT etc. A Separate intensive session for personality and leaderships development to the students were organized . In this programme classes were conducted for each school by the experts in this field. Later the feedback also collected from the students which showed a positive attitude and motivation among many students.
Remedial Coaching Scheme for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students has been introduced by the North Bengal University during the financial year 2005- 2006 on the basis of approval of the UGC for University proposal to start the scheme under the 10th plan guidelines for special schemes in the Universities for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students. The Executive Council of North Bengal University, after the UGC approval decided to proceed with the programme of coaching scheme in March, 2005, with a view to enhancing the capability of Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe students who constitute almost one- third of the total students strength of the University. Consequently, the Co-ordinator of the programme was appointed, an Advisory Committee was constituted as per the UGC guidelines; selection tests were held and finally coaching classes commenced in November, 2005 in Departments. In the session from March 2013 to May 2013, in the Departments of Nepali, History, Philosophy Bengali and Hindi, remedial coaching classes were organized and an additional Remedial course in Communicative English were conducted selecting students from all departments of the University with overall students of 237 from all the Departments. In the session from September 2013 to December 2013, in the Departments of History, Economics, Philosophy, Bengali and Hindi, remedial coaching classes were organized and an additional Remedial course in Communicative English were conducted selecting students from all departments of the University with overall students of 362 from all the Departments.
In accordance with the UGC guidelines the schemes do not have any permanent faculty members, nor any permanent staff. The staff pattern comprises one Co-ordinator (part- time), one part- time Clerk and part time Attendant. However, teachers belonging to various departments are involved in imparting instruction and training under the coaching scheme. Names of teachers and areas in which they impart instructions are listed below:
The coaching scheme at present has the following facilities/ equipments sanctioned by the UGC and / or provided by the University:
In addition, the Coaching Scheme also is in possession of a small library to cater the needs of the students. The library contains books on general knowledge/ studies as well as on specialized areas. Presently, Coaching classes are held in their respective Departments and classes for communicative English are held in room No. 112 in Humanities Building.
COACHING FOR SC/ST STUDENTS NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY TEST (NET)