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Mentoring Policy

Malda College offers a ‘Mentoring System’ through which a group of students are assigned to a group of faculty members at the commencement of their academic program. The main objective of this mentoring system is to provide a reliable and comprehensive support system, to motivate students to excel in both academic and non-academic fields and to make the most of their life at the college. The mentoring system of Malda College ensures that the students adapt to the dynamic learning environment and lead their ways into highly successful careers.

Benefits of Mentoring System

  • Students get access to a support system during the crucial stages of their academic, professional and intellectual development.
  • Enhances the students’ confidence and challenges faced by them setting higher goals
  • Offers psychosocial support for the students
  • Helping the students to develop the interpersonal skill
  • Offers the students an exposure to diverse academic and professional perspectives, and experiences in various fields.
  • Mentees get a direct access to powerful resources of the institution
  • Offers the foundation for the students to reach greater heights in their professional lives.

Role of Mentors

  • 1) Each group of students will remain associated with two/three mentors - at least one of them will be internal i.e. belonging to their own department and the external mentor(s) will be from some other department. While internal mentors will play the key role for mentoring their own group of students, external mentors will assist this mentoring-system in form of offering guidance and constructive suggestion to internal members as and when required.
  • 2) Mentors must meet their own group of students at least once in a month They will give their best effort to motivate the students and will advise them about the advantages and importance of classroom teaching.
  • 3) Mentors will play the major role in pointing out the slow learners. Mentors will pay special attention for them. This may help the institution reduce the rate of dropout at very initial level. The major criteria for identifying slow learners are their H.S. marks, performance in class tests and personal interaction with those students.
  • 4) Mentors will help the students to understand the challenges and opportunities present in the college and develop a smooth transition to campus life.
  • 5) Mentors will counsel academically backward students and to play an important role in helping troubled students cope with academic, extra-academic and personal problems.
  • 6) At the end of each academic session the mentors will submit a brief summary on the status of his mentoring group to the team of core mentoring committee.