Aiming to foster its research culture, Delhi University has announced research grants for its faculty members and college teachers for which online applications are invited till July 20. The varsity has created two sections - for faculty members of the varsity and another one for teachers of colleges.
Each section will have three categories through which grants will be released depending on the number of faculty involved in a project. In category I, a single faculty member can apply for a subject-specific research proposal and avail grant upto Rs four lakh, a release said. Two faculty members of a department can jointly apply for a subject-specific research proposal in the category II and avail grant upto Rs five lakh. In the category III, two to three faculty members from different departments can apply for an interdisciplinary research proposal to avail a grant upto Rs six lakh. "Innovation projects of college teachers will have similar categories that include undergraduate students and a mentor, preferably from a university department," the release said. The entire process of application, screening, obtaining progress report and subsequently final report submission will be done online. Last date for sending online applications is July 20.
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