UGC Emeritus Fellowship for Indian superannuated teachers
University Grants Commission invites applications for award of Emeritus Fellowship for the year 2012-2013 against 119 slots. The scheme provides an opportunity to superannuated teachers upto 70 years of age or upto two years (non-extendable) of the award whichever is earlier 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.
The expenditure would be accounted for audit by the university department concerned like any other departmental expenditure. The Emeritus Fellow would be entitled to such other privileges including medical facilities as available to the university faculty members, but not housing.
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.
How to apply:
Applications submitted only through online mode shall be entertained and no application submitted in hard copy shall be entertained or considered for award of fellowship in any circumstances whatsoever.
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Last date to receive application forms is October 1, 2012.
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