Research Grants - Institutional

Special Assistance Programme (SAP)

The SAP scheme was initiated in 1963 by University Grants Commission keeping in view the recommendations of the Education Commission to facilitate the selected number of University Departments having some potential in research and teaching. The programme is intended to encourage the pursuit of excellence and teamwork in advanced teaching and research to accelerate the realization of international standards in specific fields. 

Ministry: Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt of India

Funding Agency: University Grants Commission (UGC)

Funding Cycle:: As notified by UGC

Duration: 5 years

Purpose: Capacity Building, Research