University Grants Commission, under its Emeritus Fellowship
scheme, is inviting applications 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 has been issued by UGC Joint Secretary Dr. CS
As per the scheme, 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.
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.
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 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.
by IER Staff