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University Research Grant for College Teachers: Innovation Projects

Call for Applications (Last Date Extended to 21 August 2017)

University Research Grant for College Teachers: Innovation Projects has been launched to encourage undergraduate research in colleges and inculcate innovative thinking in students. The aim is to inculcate a research culture in colleges and encourage the involvement of teachers and students in research initiatives. It promotes a research environment where teachers and students move beyond subject boundaries to solve real challenges faced by the society, nation and the world. Funding from University of Delhi has empowered the teachers desirous of continuous engagement in research and benefitted them immensely in their academic pursuits.  This has created a vibrant atmosphere of research in the University.

From this year, a new format has been approved for the grant. The entire process of application, screening, progress and final report submission will be online.

The Application Form for University Research Grant is available online on University of Delhi website.

The applications are invited in three categories, each having college teacher/s, students and a Mentor as per details below:

Category I  Single college teacher applying for a subject-specific research proposal.

Category II  Two teachers of a Department in a college applying jointly for a subject - specific research proposal.

Category III  2-3 teachers of different Departments in a college applying for an interdisciplinary research proposal.

The other details of budget are as follows:           

Category

No. of Project Investigators

Students

Amount of Grant

I

One

Two

Up to Rs. 2.5 lakhs for Humanities & Social Sciences and Theoretical Sciences

Up to Rs. 4 lakhs for Experimental Sciences

II

Two

Three

Up to Rs. 3.5 lakhs for Humanities & Social Sciences and Theoretical Sciences

Up to Rs. 5 lakhs for Experimental Sciences

III

Interdisciplinary

2-3

Five

Up to Rs. 5 lakhs for Humanities & Social Sciences and Theoretical Sciences

Up to Rs. 7 lakhs for Experimental Sciences

 

Proposals may be submitted online in the prescribed format on University of Delhi website by 21 August 2017 - http://app.du.ac.in/rnd/

For any query or in case of any difficulty, kindly email at help.desk.du.grants@gmail.com.

 





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