UGC: Invites applications for Emeritus Fellowship Scheme

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University Grants Commission has invited applications under its Emeritus Fellowship scheme from superannuated teachers’ upto 70 years of age of universities, colleges and institutions approved under Section 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act. The order issue from UGC’s Joint Secretary is Dr. CS Meena. The candidates should be actively engaged in research and teaching  programmes in the preceding years to undertake research, without any restriction of position or pay scales.

According to the norms, the assistance available under the scheme is honorarium of Rs. 20,000/- pm from UGC for two years (non-extendable). While a contingency grant (Non-lapsable) of Rs. 50,000/- pa towards secretarial assistance, travel within the country connected with the research project, stationery, postage, consumables, books and journals and equipments.

As far as Foreign visit is concerned, the approved research work of the awardee will be limited to once in a year with the prior approval/no-objection of the Institution/University where the project work is being undertaken along with that of UGC.

The Emeritus Fellow would be entitled to such other privileges including medical facilities as available to the university faculty members, but not housing.  Applications in the prescribed format should be submitted only through on line mode latest by October 1st, 2012 (non-extendable) by logging into website: www.ugc.ac.in/ef.