Teachers' Day 2022: UGC announces fellowship and research grant schemes
This fellowship is being launched with the aim to provide research opportunities to superannuated faculty members
The University Grants Commission (UGC) will be announcing several research schemes which will benefit higher educational institutions across the country on the occasion of Teachers' day.
The new fellowships will be launched at 3 pm tomorrow, i.e. September 5 at UGC's online portals.
This fellowship is being launched with the aim to provide research opportunities to superannuated faculty members.
There are 100 slots available for this fellowship and the selected candidates will be given Rs 50,000 per month as part of the fellowship and Rs 50,000 per annum as contingency.
Interested candidates should be maximum of 67 years. Candidates should have successfully supervised the PhD dissertations of 10 full time candidates, three of whom having received their degrees during the preceding 10 years.
Also, the applicant must have handled, as Principal Investigator, at least three sponsored research projects funded by national / international agencies.
In addition to this, the candidates should not hold any administrative responsibility during tenure of the fellowship which would be from the date of superannuation.
The tenure for this fellowship will be three years or upto 70 years whichever is earlier.