CAYT - 2005-06

Career Award For Young Teachers CAYT 2005-06,AICTE

All India Council For Technical Education, (A Statutory body of the Government Of India) I.G.Stadium Complex, I.P.Estate, New Delhi - 110 002 Phone: (011) 23392563-65, 23392568, 23392573-75 Telefax : (011) 23392554 Website : www.aicte.ernet.in

Career Award For Young Teachers (CAYT) 2005-06

In pursuance of the Policy Framework for promotion of Post Graduate Education and Research in Technical Education as announced by Ministry of Human Resource Development, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) offers CAYT to eligible candidates. Under the Career Award for Young Teachers (CAYT) scheme Twenty (20) awards will be offered to selected candidates in areas/disciplines of Technical Education by AICTE to pursue research project.

Objective: The purpose of the scheme is to identify young talented teachers who have established competence in their area of specialization. The scheme helps them in promoting their professional growth by enabling them to devote maximum time in research and study with minimum teaching responsibilities.

Eligibility:

(i) The scheme is open to regular teachers (who are not ad-hoc appointees or temporary) working in AICTE approved Technical Institutions / University Departments imparting technical education including Engineering & Technology, Architecture, Town Planning, Management, Pharmacy, Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Applied Arts & Crafts.

(ii) Teachers having post graduate degree as minimum qualification with consistently good academic career and a demonstrated aptitude with commitment to research work, shall be eligible for the award.

(iii) The age limit for the award is 35 years as on the last date for application, with relaxation in age upto 5 years for women candidates.

Selection Procedure: The candidates who satisfy the screening criteria as decided by AICTE will have to appear for an interview. Based on the performance of the candidates in the interview, a merit list of candidates shall be prepared by the AICTE, from which the final selection of candidates for the scheme shall be made.

Period of Award:The award will be for a period of 3 years.

Details of Grant-in-Aid under the Scheme:

* Total amount of grant - 10.50 lakh for 3 years. (1st year-4.60 lakh, 2nd year-3.10 lakh, 3rd Year-2.80 lakh) as per the norms of the scheme.

Other General Conditions:

(1) The award is neither a scholarship not a fellowship.

(2) The awardees shall be treated as on duty and therefore they shall continue to earn normal increments and shall maintain seniority in their respective institute/college/university.

(3) During the period of the award the awardee should devote more time on the project work, with a teaching load of 6 hours per week in the institution where the awardee is presently working.

(4) The awardee will not be allowed to shift from the Host Institution i.e. where the awardee is working (during the period of award).

How to apply: The detailed information and application form can be downloaded from the AICTE's website ( www.aicte.ernat.in). The completed applications with all necessary documents should be sent to: Advisor (FD), AICTE, IV Floor,

East Tower, NBCC Place, Pragati Vihar,

Bhishm Pitamah Marg, New Delhi-110 003, Telefex: 011-24369632.

Those candidates who have already applied prior to this advertisement need to apply again.

Last date for submission of application: August 31, 2005

Career Award For Young Teachers CAYT 2005-06,AICTE