UGC Fellowship for Superannuated Faculty Members 2023, check details from here

UGC Fellowship for Superannuated Faculty Members 2023 or UGC Retired Faculty Fellowship 2023 under the schemes for faculty, check details from here. UGC launched this scheme in order to provide an opportunity to superannuated teachers who have been actively engaged in research and teaching programmes.

This fellowship has 100 seats available, and the selected applicants will get Rs 50,000 per month in fellowship payments and Rs 50,000 per year in contingency payments. Tenure- 3 years.

The aim of Superannuated Faculty fellowship is to provide research opportunities to regularly appointed faculty members, and the quantum of support under the scheme is Rs 10 lakh which will be provided to 200 selected candidates for a tenure of two years.

Eligibility: The interested candidates should be maximum of 50 years with a minimum of 10 years of service left in the university or institution from the date of submission of his/ her application. Also, the candidates should have successfully supervised PhD dissertation of five full-time candidates and completed at least two sponsored research projects funded by national or international government or private agencies.

UGC Superannuated Faculty Fellowship
UGC Superannuated Faculty Fellowship 2023
Name of the fellowshipUGC SF Fellowship 2023
TitleCheck the UGC Superannuated Faculty Fellowship 2023 details
SubjectUGC has launched the UGC Fellowship for Superannuated Faculty Members 2023
Scholarship FrequencyOnce
Registration deadlineThe last date to apply for these scholarships is October 10
UGC Website
Fellowship and Research Grant website
SFM Fellowship GuidelinesDownload the UGC SFM Fellowship Guidelines From here
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Objective: The purpose of the fellowship is to provide opportunities to superannuated faculty members of Universities/ Institutes/ Colleges, hereinafter “Institutions” to pursue research in their area(s).

SFM Fellowship Eligibility: (i) Faculty members at the level of Professors/Associate professors (who are going to superannuate within six months or already superannuated) from the following institutions are eligible to apply under the schemes:

a. Universities (including constituent and affiliated colleges/institutions) included under Section 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956 and having valid accreditation from NAAC.
b. Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 and having valid accreditation from NAAC.
c. Institutions fully funded by Central or State Governments and empowered to award Degrees.
d. Institutions of National Importance.

(ii) Age: up to 67 years.
(iii) The applicant must have successfully supervised the Ph.D. dissertations of 10 full time candidates, 3 of whom having received their degrees during the preceding 10 years.

(iv) The applicant must have handled, as Principal Investigator, at least 3 sponsored research projects funded by national / international agencies.

(v) The applicant shall not hold any administrative responsibility during tenure of the fellowship which would be from the date of superannuation.

Financial Assistance:
Fellowship: Rs. 50,000/- per month.
Contingency: Rs.50,000/- per annum

Selection Process: (i) Online applications will be invited by the UGC for the Fellowship for superannuated faculty members. (ii) Faculty members applying for this fellowship must upload the Undertaking as per Annexure-I in the online application.

(iii) The applications will be evaluated by minimum of three referees assigned by the UGC as per area of research proposed by the applicant. (iv) The evaluation includes the merit of the proposed project, the professional standing of candidate and the institution where the research is to be carried out.

(v) On the basis of score received from the referees, the final merit list will be generated. The result shall be declared on UGC website ( (vi) Selected candidates can download their award letter through UGC website.

(vii) The whole process would be akin to that employed for manuscript handling and evaluation by leading international journals and will be a paperless exercise. No interim queries will be entertained. (viii) The Commission reserves the right to withdraw/cancel the award of fellowship without assigning any reason.

Joining the Fellowship: The fellow shall join / activate the fellowship within 3 months from the date of issue of Award letter or within 3 months from the date of superannuation whichever is later, failing which the fellowship will be treated as cancelled.

In special circumstances with due approval of the competent authority, the joining period may be extended for a maximum period up to 6 months from the date of issue of award letter or date of superannuation whichever is later. The fellowship shall commence from the actual date of joining as a Fellow in the University /Institute.

Leave: All kinds of leave should be approved at the level of the University/Institution/College.

Tenure and Slots:
Tenure: 3 years or upto 70 years whichever is earlier.
Slots: 100 per annum or as may be decided by the Commission

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