name : Emeritus Fellowship

details : The scheme provides an opportunity to superannuated teachers to pursue active research in their respective
field of specialization in Indian Universities/Colleges/ Institutions as indicated below:
Universities/Institutions/Colleges under section 2(f) and 12(b) of UGC Act, 1956.Deemed to be Universities under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 which are eligible to receive grant in aid from UGC.Universities/Institutions/Colleges funded by Central/ State Govt.

benefits : he assistance available under the scheme is:
Honorarium of Rs. 31,000/- p.m. 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 equipment. However, books, journals and equipment 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 along with that of UGC. This will be further subject to no financial liability on the part of UGC.

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 up to the age of 70 years or up to two years (non-extendable)
of the award whichever is earlier.

document : Aadhaar Card
Undertaking Certificate https://emeritus.ugc.ac.in/Downloads/Emeritus%20Fellowship-Undertaking-Form.pdf
Copy of the Award Letter and Joining Report with photograph, address and contact number
Continuation Certificate

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