UGC on 25 March 2013 released list of selected candidates for the award of Emeritus Fellowship Scheme for the year 2012-13. A total of 129 candidates from superannuated teachers’ up to 70 years of age of universities, colleges and institutions approved under Section 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act were selected for the fellowship.
The Emeritus Fellowship scheme requires the candidate to be actively engaged in research and teaching programmes in the preceding years to undertake research, without any restriction of position or pay scales. The number of slots available under the Scheme is 100 at a given time. The assistance available under the Scheme is an Honorarium of Rs 10,000 per month from UGC along with Contingency grant of Rs 20,000 per annum towards secretarial assistance, travel within the country connected with the research project, stationery, postage, consumables, books and journals and equipment.