UGC Dr. D.S. Kothari Research Grant 2022 for Newly Recruited Faculty Members

Applications are invited for UGC Dr. D.S. Kothari Research Grant 2022 for Newly Recruited Faculty Members. The last date of application is 10 October 2022.

Grant Details

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.
  • All teachers who are newly appointed at the level of Assistant Professor against permanent posts in university shall be eligible to receive financial support under the scheme.
  • The Assistant professor should possess Ph.D. degree with minimum five (5) research papers to his / her credit, published in journals of international repute.
  • The Assistant Professor should apply for the grant within a period of two years from the date of joining the post in the Department / University.

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 are invited by the UGC for the Research Grant for newly recruited faculty members.

Tenure

2 years.

Notification of UGC Dr. D.S. Kothari Research Grant 2022 for Newly Recruited Faculty Members.