Since Inception, this center has provided Reading Materials (187 hard copy and 297 CDs/DVDs) to the teacher participants who attended the Refresher Courses, Orientation Programmes and Short Term Courses/workshops.
Every participant shall pay an registration fee (non-refundable) of Rs. 1000/- at the time of admission to the FIP/RC .
ELIGIBILITY, TARGET GROUP
Faculty members working in universities and colleges that are included under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, even though they may not yet be fit under Section 12 (B), may be invited to participate in the orientation and refresher courses. The teachers of colleges that do not yet come within the purview of Section 2(f), but have been affiliated to a university for at least five years, will be permitted to participate in the courses.
Part-time / Ad-hoc/ temporary / contract teachers who have been teaching for at least three academic sessions in an institution without differentiating them on the basis of type of management, which has been affiliated to a University programme / Refresher Course to enhance their skills.
Participating lecturers will be deputed by the respective college/university department for the entire duration of the course.
The teachers selected for the programme are to be treated as “on duty” with full pay and allowances by the sponsoring university/college.
Participants may be drawn from the institutions on all-India basis to promote national integration.
The number of participants in a course should be 20-40.
The UGC has decided not to grant equivalence to the courses/ programmes other than those UGC-sponsored refresher courses/orientation programmes conducted by the UGC-HRDCs for the purpose of career advancement.