Research Awards
Pattern of Assistance Available Under the Scheme :  

The financial assistance available under the scheme is as follows:

• Full salary of the awardee with admissible allowances will be reimbursed to the institution where the awardee is undertaking research except the CPF/GPF contribution, as the same is to be borne by the parent institution.
• Research grant to meet expenditure on books and journals, chemicals and equipment for the entire period is as under: (i) Humanities and Social Sciences: Rs.2.00 lakh (ii) Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering and Technology: Rs.3.00 lakh
• The awardee, being on duty leave, will continue to earn normal increment and maintain his/her seniority in the parent university/institution.
• He/she will be entitled to holidays and all other privileges as per his/her entitlement in the university/institute, including facilities of staff quarters/medical assistance, etc. during the period of the award.
• Expenditure towards travel within the country in connection with research work has to be met out of the research grant only. No additional funds will be provided for this purpose.
• Foreign visit in connection with the approved research work of the awardee will be limited to once in a year with the prior approval/no-objection of the Institution/University where the project work is being undertaken along with that of UGC.This will be further subject to no financial liability on the part of UGC.
• The expenditure towards engagement of any project assistant duly selected by the Selection Committee constituted by the concerned University/College/Institute will have to be met out of research grant for a maximum amount of Rs.5000/- p.m. (consolidated) during the tenure of the award only. The tenure of the project assistant will be co-terminus with the Research Award.
• The Commission will not provide any grant towards the salary of the substitute, if appointed, in place of the awardee.