The Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) offers a three-week UGC approved Refresher Course on the Corporate Sector, Indian Economic Development and Globalization (click here to see 'About the Course') for lecturers of Universities and Colleges in India. The ISID has been accorded the status of a UGC Refresher Course Centre for the year 2008-09 (reference UGC notification) and shall be conducting the course from the 1st to the 22nd of November 2008 at the premises of the Institute in New Delhi.
The Refresher Course is mainly intended for teachers of Economics and Commerce. It is part of the Faculty Development Programme of the UGC. Successful participants shall be issued certificates in the UGC designed format which would be valid for the purposes of the UGC’s Career Advancement Scheme.
Applications, duly approved by the Principal/Head of the College/Department concerned, are invited on the prescribed form from eligible and interested candidates. As per the UGC rules in this regard, Lecturers working in Universities and Colleges included in the list of Colleges under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, teachers of Colleges which do not yet come within the purview of Section 2(f) but have been affiliated to a University for 5 years, and temporary/contract teachers who have been teaching for at least two academic sessions in an institution which has been affiliated to a University for at least two years, can participate in this Refresher Course.
While applications are invited from teachers in Universities and Colleges across the country, two slots each would be reserved for participants from the North-East States and Manipur, and from Jammu and Kashmir. For outstation participants, financial assistance for travel will be provided as per UGC rules. The Institute shall also provide boarding and lodging facilities subject to some capacity limits to outstation participants.
All applications should be addressed to the Co-ordinator, UGC-RCC ISID, and should reach the Institute latest by 1st September 2008, and the offer of seats to selected candidates shall be issued latest by 15th September 2008. Applications received after 1st September 2008 will only be considered if there are any vacancies left. The UGC-RCC ISID may also consider making advance offers of seats to candidates who apply early, without waiting for the deadline of 1st September 2008.
Every participant would be required to pay an admission fee (non-refundable) of Rs. 500/- at the time of confirming his/her participation in the Course.
For any further queries, interested applicants may write to the Course Coordinator, Dr Surajit Mazumdar, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Course Coordinator
Institute for Studies in Industrial Development
4, Institutional Area, Vasant Kunj
New Delhi – 110070
Ph: +91 11 2689 1111 (Ext. 216)
Fax: +91 11 2612 2448