Research Grants - Institutional

XII Plan Guidelines for Universities with Potential for Excellence (UPE)/ Universities of Excellence (UOE) Scheme

The main objective of the scheme is to identify such universities which have made reasonable improvement in teaching and research activities and with sufficient funds being available to augment the infrastructure, can achieve excellence in their activities. The Scheme intends to make such Indian universities comparable to world-class universities by enabling them to adapt to modern methods of teaching and learning, developing learner-friendly lecture materials, changing their evaluation methods and striving for excellence, to sustain themselves in this competitive world.

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

Funding Agency: University Grants Commission (UGC)

Funding Cycle:: As notified by UGC

Purpose: Capacity Building, Research