Wednesday, 6 July 2011

UGC extends deadline for Major/Minor research projects to July 15, 2011

University Grants Commission has extended the deadline for submission of Major and Minor research project proposals to July 15, 2011.

Please read the circular No.F. 2-3/2011/ Policy/SR May, 2011, at

It is as follows:

The University Grants Commission provides financial support to undertake Major and Minor
Research Projects to University and College Teachers in the areas of Science (Pure and Applied
Science), Engineering and Technology, Medical Science, Pharmacy, Agricultural Science, Humanities
and Social Sciences, Arts, Law, Languages and Allied disciplines under the scheme, i.e., “Research
Projects for Teachers : Major and Minor”. The Research Project may be undertaken by an individual
teacher or a group of teachers besides the Vice Chancellors, Principals, Librarian and Physical Education
Teachers are also eligible to apply under the Scheme. While forwarding the research proposal the
University/College must ensure that adequate research facilities are available in the area of proposal
being forwarded. The following are the eligibility criteria for financial support under the scheme:
1. The University Teachers on permanent roster are eligible to apply for Major and Minor Research
2. The College Teachers on permanent roster are eligible to apply only for Major Research
3. The University Teachers may apply either for Major or Minor Research Projects.
4. The University/College should be covered under section 2(f) and 12 B of UGC Act, 1956.
5. Those teachers from University/Colleges who have availed the funding under the scheme and
submitted the final report of the project but have not completed one year as yet, are not eligible to
apply under the scheme.
The content of this letter may be brought to the notice of all the affiliated colleges and University
departments. The details of the scheme including the format in which the proposal is to be
submitted are available on UGC website (
The last date for submission of research proposal is 15th June, 2011 (extended upto 15th July,2011)
With regards,
Yours sincerely,

(Kanta Batra)

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