Functions of the Cell

  • To circulate the orders and other circulars issued by the University/ Government of India and UGC (University Grant Commission) and to collect regularly, on an annual basis, information regarding course-wise admission of candidates belonging to the Other Backward Classes in the University in prescribed form within the stipulated time, and to take follow-up action, wherever required.
  • To circulate the orders and other circulars issued by Government of India and University Grants Commission’s decisions in respect of appointment and promotion for teaching and non-teaching posts in the University in suitable forms by a stipulated date and take follow up action wherever required
  • To collect reports, orders and information issued by Government of India and the UGC on the various aspects of Education, Training and Employment of other Backward Classes candidates for evolving new Policies or modifying existing policies
  • To analyse information so collected and prepare reports and digests for onward transaction to the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, University Grant Commission and such other authorities as may be required.
  • To monitor the working of the remedial Coaching Scheme in the University for OBC students, including Minorities students
  • To organize and monitor special coaching/training/ remedial coaching scheme in the University for OBC and Minorities students to prepare them for UGC-NET/SLET/JRF/SET/other Competitive Examinations.
  • To co-ordinate through university with Govt. (State & Central), UGC and such other organizations to get scholarship/freeship/other financial benefits for OBC & minority students
  • To deal with representations received from Other Backward Classes (OBC) and Minorities Candidates regarding their admission, scholarships, recruitment, promotion and other similar matters in the University.
  • To function as a Grievances Redress Cell for the grievances of OBC students and staff including Minorities students and employees of the University and render them necessary help in solving their academic, research as well as administrative problems.
  • To maintain a database of candidates belonging to OBC and Minorities in the University to facilitate in placement service.
  • Any other works assigned by the University from time to time to promote higher education among OBC students and staff.
  • The OBC Cell will exclusively look after the work related to the OBC and Minorities, No other work will be assigned to it.
  • To ensure provisions for an environment where all such students feel safe and secure
  • To provide prompt counselling for any emotional emergencies arising on account of any events at the campus.