DEVELOPMENT GRANT TO COLLEGES DURING THE ELEVENTH PLAN PERIOD
Eligibility Conditions Included under Sections 2(f) and 12 B of the UGC Act, 1956. Eligibility conditions stipulated in the Guidelines fulfilled.
Assistance for Development of Undergraduate Education The college (except for Single Faculty colleges) must have at least three teaching departments in a faculty (excluding the compulsory courses). Sl.No.Category No. of full-time permanent/regular * teachers required** 1.Arts/Commerce8/6 2. Science/ Multi- faculty 12/10 3.Single Faculty5/5 4. College of Education (General/Special) 5/5 * For Government Colleges ** Including Principal and Physical Training Instructor/ Director of Physical Education. Librarian may be included if involved in teaching.
Arts/Commerce Colleges: Sl.No.Student EnrolmentCeiling of Assistance 1.Up to 400Rs.11 lakh 2.401 to 1000Rs.13 lakh 3.1001 to 1500Rs.14 lakh 4.1501 to 2000Rs.15 lakh 5.2001 to 2500Rs.16 lakh 6.2501 to 3000Rs.17 lakh 7.3001 and aboveRs.18 lakh This time no lower limit for enrolment.
Science/ Multi-faculty Colleges Sl. No. Student EnrolmentCeiling of Assistance 1.Up to 400Rs.14 lakh 2.401 to 1000Rs.16 lakh 3.1001 to 1500Rs.17 lakh 4.1501 to 2000Rs.18 lakh 5.2001 to 2500Rs.19 lakh 6.2501 to 3000Rs.20 lakh 7.3001 and aboveRs.21 lakh
If a college under any of the above two categories is running professional courses involving field work and culminating in a degree, it will be entitled for an additional grant of up to Rs.1 lakh for each of these professional courses, in addition to its entitlement. Professional courses which are self-financing will not be eligible for financial assistance.
Single Faculty Colleges offering undergraduate courses leading to Bachelor’s degree, like Law, Physical Education, Social Work, Management, Home Science, Music and Dance, Fine Arts, Sanskrit, Teacher Education etc. S.No.Student EnrolmentCeiling of Assistance 1.Up to 200Rs.10 lakh 2.201 to 400Rs.12 lakh 3.401 to 600Rs.14 lakh 4.601 and aboveRs.16 lakh
Colleges of Education offering B.Ed./M.Ed./B.P.Ed./M.P.Ed. courses (General/Special) S.No.Student EnrolmentCeiling of Assistance 1.Up to 200Rs.10 lakh 2.201 to 400Rs.12 lakh 3.401 to 600Rs.14 lakh 4.601 and aboveRs.16 lakh Approval document of NCTE is required to be furnished
Assistance for Development of Postgraduate Education Category (to be specified) No. of teachers required (full-time permanent/ regular basis) No. of Journals to be subscribed No. of full-time students PG-1+PG-2 Ceiling of assistance (Rs. in lakh) 12345 Total With M.Phil/ Ph.D. A*4*2*3205* B *5*3*3208* * A: Humanities and Social Science Department. B: Science Department/ Department with Practicals/ Fieldwork
Potential for research may be indicated by at least 1 Major Project OR 3 Minor Projects OR 5 Research Papers OR a combination thereof, pertaining to last three years only If the department is publishing some professional journals, the names and number of journals published may be indicated.
Types of grant to be sought Sl. No. Item Itemwise Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) 1. Books and Journals 2. Equipment 3. Maintenance of Equipment2.00 4. Construction/ Extension/ Renovation of Building (Specify type of Building) Not to exceed 50% of total grant allocated. 5. Improvement of facilities in existing premises1.00 6. Enhancement of initiative for competence building2.00 7. Examination reform1.00 8. Educational innovation2.00 9. Field work/ Study tours 1.00 (UG Colleges) 2.00 (PG Colleges) 10. Extension activities1.00 (No NSS unit) Total:
Professional Courses leading to degree Name of Course Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) 1.00 per course
Development Assistance for Postgraduate Education Sl. No. Name of Department Category* A or B Item 1. Books and Journals Equipment Building Field work/ Study tours Any Other (specify) Ceiling of Assistance * A : Rs.5 lakh. B : Rs.8 lakh. ** For Building, not to exceed 50% of grant allocated.
Books & Journals. Books & Journals (including e journals), CDs, Microfilms, including setting up of book bank and/or strengthening of the existing book banks. The amount up to 10% under this item may be utilized for stacking purposes. This will be within the amount allocated under this head. Equipment. The amount up to 10% under this item may be utilized for storage purpose. This will be within the amount allocated under this head.
Maintenance of Equipment Essential spares, components, contingencies for instrument repair and maintenance Training for teachers, technicians and students of concerned departments in the use, maintenance, repair of instruments. Allocation may not exceed Rs.2.00 lakh for the Plan period.
Construction/extension/renovation of building An evening college will receive assistance for building projects provided it has land of its own and does not function in a day college building. The UGC Guidelines for the Construction of Buildings may be followed. Assistance from the UGC for all the building projects will (except those coming under Additional Grant), in no case, exceed, 50% of the total allocation.
The college need not send plan and detailed estimates for various building projects at the time of sending the initial proposal. Certified detailed estimates may be prepared, as per the Guidelines, only after the proposal is accepted “in principle” by the UGC. Proposals for construction/extension/renovation of building will not be considered for approval during the last year of the Plan period.
Improvement of facilities in existing premises Expenditure may be incurred on minor repairs and maintenance No major construction. Grant may be used for electrification and sanitary work, acquiring facilities such as aqua-guard, cooking gas and other kitchen amenities, fittings/ amenities for washrooms/ toilets, simple items of furniture, standby lighting arrangement etc. Allocation may not exceed Rs.1 lakh for the Plan period.
Enhancement of initiative for competence building in Colleges Motivating teachers for acquiring classroom skills (only for Lecturers having less than five years teaching experience). Developing administrative skills for the Principal, Heads of Departments and Office staff. Teaching-learning and evaluation (for all Teachers). Promotion of skill development and learning of soft skills (for Students). Participation in Workshops/Training programmes (at other Institutions within India) for Students, the Principal and other Faculty Members, Librarians, Physical Education Instructors and Office staff. Workshops/Training programmes for Group C and Group D employees.
Expenditure may be incurred towards: TA (travel within India). Honorarium to Resource person at the rate of Rs.1000/ per diem. Hospitality for outstation Resource persons. Expenses towards board and lodging for Faculty members, Office staff and students while visiting other Institutions. Stationery. Allocation under Competence building initiatives may not exceed Rs.2 lakh for the Plan period
Examination reform For affiliated colleges internal examination may be reformed. Students’ performance may be evaluated on the basis of periodic tests as well as on how they are able to tackle the projects/assignments. Allocation may not exceed Rs.1 lakh for the Plan period.
Educational Innovation. The college may think of submitting proposals for the introduction of innovative ideas to make the syllabus more alive. For example, under History, the Conservation of Heritage takes one to history but makes one also aware of the present reality. Allocation may not exceed Rs.2 lakh for the Plan period.
Field Work/Study Tours Allocation may not exceed Rs.1 lakh for the Plan period for Undergraduate colleges and Rs.2 lakh for Postgraduate colleges.
Extension Activities Specific programmes like: Adult literacy, literacy for children, activities related to women empowerment, human rights, protection of environment, health awareness, etc. Grant may be utilized for conducting educational activities. Expenditure may be incurred on remuneration, transportation, hospitality and contingency. Allocation may not exceed Rs.1 lakh for the Plan period. Colleges having NSS units are not eligible to apply for grant under Extension Activities.
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 1. Improvement of facilities in existing premises 2.00 Common room and toilet facilities for Women 2. Rejuvenation of Infrastructure in Old Colleges (Established before 15 th August, 1947) 15.00Building Additional Grant/ Schemes Merged with Development Grants
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 3. ‘Catch-up’ grant for Young Colleges (Recognized under Sections 2 (f) and 12 B during Tenth Plan and thereafter) 12.00 Building (Limited to 9.00) Books and Journals Equipment
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 4. Colleges located in Rural/Remote/Border/ Hill/ Tribal Areas (Certificate of location from Govt. Officer not below the rank of BDO to be furnished) 10.00 Accommodation for teachers/ students on rental basis Conveyance allowance to students Developing and implementing location specific curricula
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 5. Colleges with relatively higher proportion of SC/ST/OBC (excluding creamy layer) and Minorities [At least 35% of the students may comprise SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ Minorities/economically deprived/ physically challenged or College is Minority Institution] 6.00 Stipend for students (Family income not to exceed Rs.5000/- p.a.)
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 6. Special grant for enhancement of initiative for capacity building in Colleges 7.00 Books and Journals Equipment Building: Classroom, Laboratory Furniture, fixtures for new classroom, laboratory
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 7. Establishment of Day Care Centers in Colleges 2.00Essential facilities
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 8. Colleges in Backward Areas. Districts already identified. Colleges with GER less then national average* 12.00 Building (Limited to 9.00) Books and Journals Equipment including PC (where not adequate, more than 50 students per PC) [*GER: All enrolled in post higher secondary classes to total population in 18 – 23 age group.]
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 9. Establishment of UGC-Network Resource Centre (UGC-NRC) (First time assistance) 2.50 Pentium PC (latest) Printer, UPS, Software, Fax Modem 0.12 lakh p.a. Internet Connectivity Establishment of UGC-Network Resource Centre (UGC-NRC) (Second time assistance) 1.00 Purchase/ upgradation of Computers 0.12 lakh p.a. Internet Connectivity
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 10 Equal Opportunity Centre in Colleges PG College: 0.75 lakh p.a. UG College: 0.55 lakh p.a. Contingency, meetings, honorarium to Advisor (PG College: 0.50 lakh p.a., UG College: 0.30 lakh p.a.) Short term course on positive discrimination (0.25 lakh p.a.)
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 11 Remedial Coaching for SC/ST/OBC (excluding creamy layer) and Minorities (100 students must belong to categories mentioned) 3.00 Equipment 2.00 Books, Journals, Study Materials 10.00 Recurring items including honorarium, remuneration, TA, payment to part- time LDC, Contingency
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 12 Coaching for NET/SET for SC/ST/OBC (excluding creamy layer) and Minorities (Colleges with Postgraduate departments only) 2.50Equipment 1.00 Books, Journals, Study Materials 7.00 Recurring items including honorarium, remuneration, TA, hospitality, Payment to Part-time LDC, Contingency
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 13 Coaching classes for entry in services for SC/ST/OBC (excluding creamy layer) and Minorities (100 students must belong to the categories mentioned) 3.00 Equipment 2.00 Books, Journals, Study Materials 10.00 Recurring items including honorarium, remuneration, TA, hospitality, payment to Part-time LDC, Contingency
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 14.(i) Higher Education for persons with special needs (HEPSN) Component 1 Establishment of Enabling Units for differently-abled persons. 0.50 lakh p.a. 0.48 lakh p.a. General administration, stationery, contingency, services of experts and personnel for organizing awareness programmes, Honorarium to Coordinator. Component 2 Providing access to differently-abled persons (one-time assistance) 5.00 Ramps, rails, toilets, etc. to suit special needs of differently- abled persons. Component 3 Providing special equipment to augment educational services for differently-abled persons (one time assistance) 1.50 Computers with screen reading software, low- vision aids, scanners, mobility devices.
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 14.ii. Financial assistance to visually challenged teachers 0.12 lakh p.a. for a teacher Payment to Reader, purchase of Braille books/material, recorded materials, equipment
Sl. No. Name of Scheme UGC Ceiling (Rs. in lakh) Item 15 Career and Counselling Cell 2.00 Computers with internet, Laser printer, photocopier, Fax 1.00 lakh p.a. Hiring charges, TA/DA to Counsellor, Resource persons, payment of honorarium, reading material, contingency
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME FOR COLLEGES FOR THE ELEVENTH PLAN (2007-2012) i.Award of Teacher Fellowship for doing M.Phil/Ph.D. ii. Participation of Teachers in Academic Conferences in India (PTAC) iii. Short-term visit of Young Faculty members to reputed institutions.
Contingency Grants : Rs.15000/- per year Grants towards Contingency for the Teacher Fellowship for the first year will be paid to the Parent Institution of the Teacher Fellow on receipt of joining report. The second year's Contingency grant will be paid on receipt of audited Utilization Certificate for the first instalment of grant, duly signed by the Registrar/Principal of the Institution and item-wise statement of expenditure for the second year and the report of submission of thesis.
If a Teacher Fellow fails to complete Ph.D./ M.Phil. programme and leaves it midway, he/she will have to refund the entire amount paid by the UGC during the Teacher Fellowship. A teacher must furnish documents of submission of Ph.D./M.Phil. thesis, not later than six months after the completion of the tenure of Teacher Fellowship. The slot shall remain occupied until the thesis is submitted and the same is reported to the UGC.
PARTICIPATION OF TEACHERS IN ACADEMIC CONFERENCES (PTAC) The Commission will assist permanent teachers or teachers appointed on regular basis (in case of Government Colleges) for participating in academic conferences/ seminars/ workshops in India(PTAC). A permanent/ regular teacher, whose paper has been accepted for presentation in a conference/ seminar/ workshop/ symposium, may avail of assistance under the scheme.
No prior approval of the UGC is necessary. The Principal of the College will be the nodal officer for this scheme. The participating teacher will be provided TA/ DA as per rules of the Institution where the teacher is employed and Registration Fee allowed.
Short-term visit of Young Faculty members to reputed institutions. The Commission will assist permanent/ regular teachers below the age of 40 years [45 years for SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer) and Women Teachers] to spend a short time (not less than two weeks and not more than two months) at reputed institutions of their choice in order to improve and update their research and pedagogical skills. Acceptance of the host institution must be furnished while applying for assistance to the Principal, who in turn will forward the application to the UGC.
A teacher may avail of this opportunity of academic exposure not more than twice during the Plan period. TA/DA rules of the Institution where the teacher is employed will be applicable. Certificate from the Principal that the claims are as per entitlement under TA/DA rules prescribed by the University / State Government may be furnished.
The ceiling of assistance for the colleges will be as under, for the entire Plan period and should be claimed annually by the College: No of Permanent/Regular Teachers Ceiling for the entire plan Up to 25Rs.2 lakh Up to 50Rs.3 lakh Up to 100 and moreRs.5 lakh