Tuesday, January 24, 2012

UK-India Education and Research Initiative:Call for Proposals

UK-India Education and Research Initiative has issued a call inviting  proposals on Thematic Partnerships in all fields of Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Science and Technology for the year 2012.

The UK India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) started in April 2006 with the aim of enhancing educational links between India and the UK. In the last five years, UKIERI has played a pivotal role in establishing a step change in the education relations between the two countries.

In recognition of the substantial achievements and building on the success of this initiative, the programme has been extended for another 5 years from 2011 to 2016. Under the programme, the UGC and UKIERI invite proposals for 2012 in all subjects from the Universities/Higher Education Institutions recognized under Section 2(f) and 12B of UGC Act.

The details of the offer, eligibility conditions, funding etc and other relevant information and documents are also available on the UGC website i.e. www.ugc.ac.in and www.ukieri.org.

The online application may be submitted by only one of the lead partners. The copy of the submitted form should be printed off by both partners, signed and counter signed by the relevant institutional authority with seal (with the permission to commit institutional resources) and sent to the UKIERI Secretariat in New Delhi. 
The last date for the receipt of the signed and authorized hard-copy is 15th March, 2012.