The Scholar Support Programme, part of the ‘New Initiatives in Higher Education’ initiated by the Department of Higher Education, Govt. of Kerala aims at imparting additional support to students in curricular areas of weakness. The pilot phase of the programme that has been initiated in the current academic year would target the First semester Degree programme (B.A./B.Sc/B.Com) being offered by the four Universities of the State viz., Kerala, MG, Calicut and Kannur Universities. Subjects in which additional curricular support would be offered have been selected based on a results analysis work carried out based on results from the affiliated Colleges of Kerala (Govt. and aided).