Dr. Jyothis T (Co-ordinator)
Mr. Abraham Mathew
Dr. Cimi A Daniel
Mr. Job Mathai
Dr. Sneha George Pachayil
Ms. Suji Anna Varghese
Dr. Susan Mathew
Ms. Susan George
Dr. Anju V Jalaj
Dr. Arthur Varghese
Mr. Mathews John
Ms. Preethi Elsi Thomas and Dr. Anju V Jalaj (Co-ordinators)
Committee Members : Department Representatives
Dr. Lathakumari P C
Heads/ Directors of all Departments,
Staff Advisors to the College Union
NCC & NSS Officers
The Student’s Grievance Redressal Committee is a statutory committee to deal with the grievances and complaints lodged by the students and to arrive at inferences for recommending remedial measures. “Grievance” means, and includes, complaint(s) made by an aggrieved student in respect of admission, violation of any law, examinations, discrimination, harassment etc. The Cell is constituted to redress the grievances of the students in order to provide a holistic environment.
• Examine the issues and the complaints raised by the students in respect of matters like admission, harassment, victimization, unfriendly treatment or any other grievance which annoy the student in any way.
• Collect and inspect the complaints/grievances/suggestions put by the students on Academic/Administrative/Infrastructural/any other matters in the Complaints/ Suggestion Box or received by the Principal or the Convenor of the Committee.
• In considering the grievances before it, the SGRC shall follow principles of natural justice.
• On receiving a written grievance, the Committee will examine the matter and conduct an enquiry into the matter.
• The SGRC shall send its report with recommendations, if any, to the Principal within a period of 10 days from the date of receipt of the complaint
• The Committee will recommend appropriate measures for the redressal of the grievances to the Principal to take appropriate measures.
Ms Annie George
Dr Lathakumary P.C.
Mr Suresh Nathew George
Student Representative - Special Invitee
2. Mr Rejy K. Thariyan (Convenor)
St Thomas College has zero tolerance to ragging of any kind within or outside the campus.
• Eradicate ragging of any kind from the premises of the college.
• Take action against all who indulge in ragging and are of abetting ragging as per UGC regulations and Kerala Ragging Prohibition Act 1998.
Definition of Ragging
UGC has notified the 3rd Amendment in UGC Regulations on29 June 2016 to expand the definition of ragging by including the following:- (i) Any act of physical or mental abuse (including bullying and exclusion) targeted at another student (fresher or otherwise) on the ground of colour, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, gender (including transgender), sexual orientation, appearance, nationality, regional origins, linguistic identity, place of birth, place of residence or economic background.
• The institution shall strictly observe the regulations of the Central government, State government, and the UGC to curb the menace of ragging.
• The College shall take disciplinary action including suspension, cancellation of admission, expulsion from the institution, or any mode recommended by the Committee against those found guilty of ragging and/or of abetting ragging.
• The burden of proof shall hereby lie on the perpetrator of alleged ragging and not on the victim.
• An offence of ragging may be charged either on a written complaint by the affected or on independent finding of the Anti-Ragging Cell.
Regulations are available on the UGC Website https://www.ugc.ac.in/oldpdf/ragging/Notice_raging.pdf
Further information regarding the procedure is given in the College Handbook.
Students in distress can register their complaints with the Principal or the Convenor of the Anti-Ragging Cell.
National Anti-ragging Helpline 1800- 180-5522 (24x7 Toll Free) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Members of Anti-Ragging Cell
Dr Saramma Varghese (Convenor)
Heads of Departments
CI and SI of Police
NCC & NSS Officers
President & Secretary of Women's Cell
Conveners of Ethics and Discipline Committee and Student Coordination Committee
Teacher-in-charge of Ladies Hostel
Lt. Shaju K John (NCC Officer)
NSS Programme Officers
Hostel Committee Convenors
The Internal Complaints Committee ensures prevention and redressal of sexual harassment cases and other acts of gender-based violence at the Institute and provides an environment free of gender discrimination. The ICC has been constituted in accordance with the provisions of Sexual Harassment of Women at Work Place (Prevention, Prohibition and Redress) Act 2013. Any aggrieved women (employee/student) of the college can directly approach the Committee or through the Principal to register a complaint of harassment of the nature specified in the act.
Dr Saramma Varghese (Co-ordinator)
Mr Febu George Mathai Kurichiyath
Dr Leena K. Cherian
Ms Nayana Raj
Lt Shaju K. John
PG, UG, Research Representatives
Ms. Jyothi Sara John
Dr. Ninu Thomas
Ms. Anu Susan Mathews
Ms. Neethu Mariam Ajith
Mr. Mathews John
Ms. Suji Anna Varghese
Mr. Joel Oommen Muzhangody
Dr. Mini Varghese
.Dr Roy George K
Dr. Libus Jacob Abraham
Mr. Anup George Varghese
Mr. Ligin P. Mathew
Heads of all Departments, NCC & NSS Officers
The Minority cell of the College has been envisaged to empower the students of Minority Communities who form a significant percentage. The Cell caters to the needs of the students from the Minority Communities.
• Ensure equal opportunities for students from minority communities.
• Facilitate to avail scholarships from Central and State Governments and support for projects from various funding agencies.
• Organise motivation, counselling, coaching classes for entry into service and career orientation programmes for students of minority communities.
Dr Cimi A. Daniel (Coordinator)
Dr Mini Varghese
Dr Prathibha Vasudevan
Dr George K. Alex
The Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) Cell has been envisaged to promote the interests of students in the reserved categories with respect to the academic, financial, social and other matters pertaining to them. It also aims to prevent any atrocities against the members of the SC/ST community.
1. To ensure proper implementation of various schemes of UGC, Government of India and State Govt. concerning scholarships, stipends etc. for the welfare of reserved categories.
2. To inform all Departments regarding the guidelines of various types of scholarship/ stipends as revised from time to time by the Central and State Govts.
3. To facilitate special assistance to the students of reservation categories through counselling, career guidance, remedial classes, personality development programmes etc.
Dr Prathibha Vasudevan (Convenor)
Mr Justin Thomas Philip
Ms Jyothi Sara JohnGrievance form
1. Dr. Mini Varghese (Co-ordinator)
2. Dr. Lathakumari P C
Dr. Sneha George Pachayil (Co-ordinator)