Staff Development Schemes

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Learn about the various staff development schemes and programmes.

Seminar Grant (SG)

The scheme provides financial assistance to institutions for organizing Symposium /Conference/ Seminar / Workshop at National and International level in various fields of Technical Education. Total funding up to Rs 1 Lakh for national and Rs 3 Lakh for International seminars is given under the scheme.

INAE (TRF) Indian National Academy of Engg. (Teachers Research Fellowship)

Scheme provides fellowship to Engineering Teachers for Doctoral Research in Central Laboratories in order to promote a research culture amongst the faculty in AICTE approved engineering institutions. Limit of funding is Rs. 5.7 lakh per scholar for three year.

Quality Improvement Programme

The main objective of the programme is to upgrade the qualification of the faculty members of the degree level institutions in the country. Scholarship @Rs. 15000/-PM and Rs. 5000/ PM are given to Ph.D/ M.Tech. Scholars. Total 94 QIP centers are in the country.


The scheme is intended to Institutions for induction training to teachers employed in AICTE approved Technical Institutions to facilitate up-gradation of knowledge and skill. Rs 5-7 Lakh are granted for the 2 weeks FDP.


Scheme encourages quality involvement of academicians, scholars, practitioners, policymakers in teaching, research, and related services. The limit of funding is Rs 6 Lakh/Faculty/Institute.


The scheme attracts bright UG/PG students to teaching profession by providing M. Tech/Ph. D Fellowships and assured job. The limit of funding Rs 2.5 Lakh per Institute and duration of project is 3 years.


The scheme enables meritorious faculty to interact at International Level Conferences, both within and outside India, Seminars, and Symposia.


AICTE and INAE distinguished visiting Professor scheme envisages promotion of industry-institute interaction.

AICTE – ISTE Orientation/ Refresher Programme

The objective is to conduct AICTE-ISTE Induction/ Refresher Programmes for the teaching faculty working in technical institutions. Total 100 Refresher programme & 50 Orientation programme with the funding of Rs. 300000 per programme.

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