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XI Plan Guidelines

University Grants Commission

UGC XI Plan Guidelines

For University only

  1. Incentives for Resource Mobilization
  2. General Development Assistance to Central,State and Deemed Universities (Includes 16 merged schemes)   (Hindi Version) 
  3. Establishing/Upgradation of Computer Centres in Universities    (Hindi Version) 
  4. Universities with Potential for Excellence
  5. Guidelines for Area Study Programmes in Universities.    (Hindi Version) 
  6. Epoch making Social Thinkers of India : Buddha, Gandhi, Nehru & Ambedkar
  7. Academic Staff Colleges for Universities.   (Hindi Version) 
  8. Development Assistance for Upgradation of Existing and new Management Departments in Universities.
  9. Scheme for Enhancing Faculty Resources of Universities.
  10. Scheme for Promotion of Yoga Education and Practice and Positive Health in Universities
  11. Norms and procedures for the operation of Rajiv Gandhi Chairs in contemporary studies
  12. Operation 'Faculty Recharge':A UGC initiative for augmenting the research and teaching resources of universities.
  13. Guidelines for Centres with Potential for Excellence in Particular Areas (CPEPA)
  14. Guidelines for implementing the Scheme for providing One-time Catch-up Grant to Uncovered (Non-12B) State Universities funded by the State Governments
  15. Scheme for Fellowship to M.Phil/Ph.D Scholars in Central Universities

For College only

  1. Special Scheme of Construction of Women's Hostel for Colleges    (Hindi Version) 
  2. Faculty Development Programme for Colleges   (Hindi Version) 
  3. Autonomous colleges l    (Hindi Version) l      Revised Guidelines (Modified up to 8th January, 2013)
  4. Organising Conferences/Workshops/Seminars in colleges   (Hindi Version) 
  5. Development Assistance to colleges for the Construction of Buildings.   (Hindi Version) 
  6. Development Grant to Colleges (includes 14 merged schemes) (Revised Guidelines):   (Hindi Version) 
  7. College with Potential for Excellence   (Hindi Version) 
  8. UGC-Network Resource Center (UGC-NRC) in the Colleges
  9. Jubilee, Centenary Grants to Colleges.
  10. Instrumentation Maintenance Facility (IMF) in College.    (Hindi Version) 
  11. Establishment of New Model Degree Colleges in educationally Backward District Low(GER) .

  12. Guidelines for implementing the scheme for providing One-time Catch-up Grant to Uncovered (Non-12 B) Colleges


For both University/Colleges

  1. Introduction of Career Oriented Courses in Universities and Colleges   (Hindi Version) 
  2. Guidelines for Development of Women's Studies in Indian Universities and Colleges.   (Hindi Version) 
  3. Guidelines for Human Rights and Values in Education.   (Hindi Version) 
  4. Guidelines for Setting Up of Media Centres / Affilated Media Centres.
  5. Guidelines scheme on Lifelong Learning and Extension.
  6. Guidelines for UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium.
  7. Guidelines for Estabilshemnt and Monitoring of the Internal Quality Assurance Cells (IQACs) in Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs).
  8. E-Content Development.
  9. Developement of Sports Infrastructure and Equipment in Universities and Colleges.
  10. Guidelines for providing additional assistance to Universities and 5500 Colleges already covered under Section 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956.
  11. Guidelines for Eastablishment of Special Cells for SCs & STs in Universities/ Deemed to be Universities and Grant-in-aid Institutions & IUCs receiving central assistance.
  12. Guidelines for Universities, Research Institute and Colleges for Procurement, Storage, Usage and Disposal of Radioactive and other Hazardous Materials/ Chemicals

For Departments of University/College

  1. Special Assistance Programme (SAP)    (Hindi Version) 
  2. Guidelines For Innovative Programmes
  3. Research Fellowship in Humanities & Social Sciences Students (RFH&SSS)

For Individual

  1. Research Awards    (Hindi Version) 
  2. Emeritus Fellowship.
  3. Travel Grant Scheme for College Teachers/College Librarians/Vice Chancellors/Commission Members and UGC Officers.  (Hindi Version) 
  4. Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship Scheme For Single Girl Child
  5. Post Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme For University Rank Holders In General & Honours Courses At Undergraduate Level
  6. Research Fellowship in Sciences for Meritorious Students.
  7. Dr. D.S. Kothari Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Sciences, Medical Sciences & Engineering Sciences.
  8. Dr.S Radhakrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) in Humanities and special Social Sciences(including language) for the year 2008-2009 .

  9. Research Project for Teachers Major and Minor .    (Hindi Version) 
  10. Capacity Building for Women Managers in Higher Education.    (Hindi Version) 
  11. Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST Candidates.
  12. UGC new scheme of providing special honorarium to teachers who are Fellows of at least two of the four Science Academies identified by UGC.

  13. UGC Revised Guidelines for the Scheme of Appointment / Honorarium of Guest/Part-Time Teachers.

  14. Scheme for Incentivisation of Teachers, Subject /Discipline based Association for Organisation of Various Academic & Research Activities

  15. Guidelines for strengthening Social Science And Humanities Teaching And Research Capacity

  16. Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Research Associateship (RA) for Foreign Nationals
  17. Junior Research Fellowship in Engineering & Technology
  18. Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences
  19. Post Doctoral Fellowship to Women Candidates
  20. Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students