University Grants Commission(Courtesy: ugc)Dated as on 13-04-2011
The University Grants Commission floated the Scheme of “Emeritus Fellowship” in
order to provide an opportunity to the superannuated teachers of universities, colleges
and institutions approved under Section 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act who have been
actively engaged in research and teaching programmes in the preceding years to
undertake research, without any restriction of position or pay scales.
To provide an opportunity to superannuated teachers of all recognized universities and
colleges approved under UGC Act, to pursue active research in their respective field of
TARGET GROUP AND ELIGIBILITY: -
Target Group- Highly qualified and experienced, superannuated or likely to be
superannuated within 6 months, teachers of recognized universities/colleges/institutions.
Eligibility- The eligibility will be based on the quality of research and published work
contributed by the teacher in his/her service career. The awardee (superannuated) can
work under this scheme with a well defined time bound action plan upto the age of 70
years or upto two years (non-extendable) of the award whichever is earlier.
FOR MORE DETAILS OF THIS SCHEME
- The number of slots available under the Scheme are 100 for Science streams and
100 for Humanities, Social Sciences and Languages (total 200 Slots) at any one
given time basis. The assistance available under the scheme is :
- Honorarium of Rs. 20,000/- p.m. from UGC. for two years ( non-extendable)
- Contingency grant (Non-lapsable) of Rs. 50,000/- p.a towards secretarial
assistance, travel within the country connected with the research project,
stationery, postage, consumables, books and journals and equipments. However
books and journals and equipments etc. procured out of the contingency grant will
be the property of the university/college/institute.
- Foreign visit in connection with 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 alongwith that
of UGC. This will be further subject to no financial liability on the part of UGC.
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