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SC / ST Cell

Vision to be an institution of excellence in higher education that continually responds to the changing social realities through the development and application of knowledge, towards creating a people-centred and ecologically sustainable society that promotes and protects the dignity, equality, social justice and human rights for all, with special emphasis on marginalised and vulnerable groups.

Mission In pursuance of its vision and guiding principles, SNM College organizes teaching programmes to facilitate the development in research and teaching; undertakes research; develops and disseminates knowledge; and reaches out to the larger community through extension, at the local, national, regional and international levels.


  • the SC/ST/OBC students of the college, to optimally utilize the benefits of the schemes offered by the State Governments, Government of India (GOI) and UGC
  • Assist the staff of the SC/ST Cell and the Standing Committee in carrying out their functions
  • Implement the reservation policy for SCs/STs in the college
  • Take such follow up measures for achieving the objectives and targets laid down for the purpose by the GOI and the UGC; and
  • Implement, monitor continuously and evaluate the reservations policy in the college and plan measures for ensuring effective implementation of the policy and programmes of the GOI.

According to the UGC Guidelines of 1998, functions of the Cell are to:

  • Circulate GOI and Commission’s decisions and to collect regularly, on an annual basis, information regarding course-wise admissions to candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the College for different courses, in suitable forms prescribed, by a stipulated date, and to take follow up action, where required;
  • Function a Grievances Redressed Cell for the grievances of SC/ST students of the college and render them necessary help in solving their academic problems.
  • Capacity Building Session
    • Career counselling is provided to the students
  • Hostel
    • The SC/ST students are given priority in the allotment of hostels. The deserving SC/ST students are provided hostels on fulfilment of the criteria laid down by the college