UGC Research Grant 2022 for In-Service Faculty Member

Applications are invited for UGC Research Grant 2022 for In-Service Faculty Member. The last date of application is 10 October 2022.

Objective

The purpose of the research grant is to provide opportunities to regularly appointed faculty members of Universities/ Institutes/ Colleges (hereinafter “Institutions”) to pursue research in their area(s).

Eligibility

  • Faculty members regularly appointed and working the following institutions are eligible to apply under the schemes:
    • Universities (including constituent and affiliated colleges/institutions) included under Section 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956 and having valid accreditation from NAAC.
    • Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 and having valid accreditation from NAAC.
    • Institutions fully funded by Central or State Governments and empowered to award Degrees.
    • Institutions of National Importance.
  • Age: up to 50 years. (Faculty above 50 years of age is not eligible to apply).
  • The applicant should have a minimum 10 years of service left in the University from the date of submission of his / her application.
  • The applicant must have successfully supervised Ph.D. dissertation of 5 full-time candidates
  • The applicant must have successfully completed at least 2 sponsored research projects funded by national/international government or private agencies.

Tenure

2 years.

Financial Assistance

  • The quantum of support under the scheme is Rs.10.00 Lakh.
  • The grant can be utilized for purchasing items like minor equipment, consumables, contingencies, fieldwork, travel etc.
  • The grant cannot be used for international travel, purchasing furniture items or for appointing project assistant or research fellow.
  • The quantum of funds under these heads can be decided by the recipient depending on his / her needs.
  • The items / equipments purchased from this grant shall be property of the University.

Application

Online applications will be invited by the UGC Research Grant 2022 for In-Service Faculty Member.

Notification of UGC Research Grant 2022 for In-Service Faculty Member