Staff Development Schemes

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Learn about the various staff development schemes and programmes.

Staff Development Schemes


Scheme provides scholarships to the faculty who fulfils eligibility criteria and obtains admission in the Doctoral Degree programme leading to award of PhD degree in any of the enlisted top 500 universities/institutes (based on the QS ranking, the Times ranking and the Shanghai ranking) in the world.

Seminar Grant (SG)

The scheme provides financial assistance to institutions for organizing Symposium /Conference/ Seminar / Workshop at National and International level in various fields of Technical Education. Total funding up to Rs 1 Lakh for national and Rs 3 Lakh for International seminars is given under the scheme.

INAE (TRF) Indian National Academy of Engg. (Teachers Research Fellowship)

Scheme provides fellowship to Engineering Teachers for Doctoral Research in Central Laboratories in order to promote a research culture amongst the faculty in AICTE approved engineering institutions. Limit of funding is Rs. 5.7 lakh per scholar for three year.

Quality Improvement Programme

The main objective of the programme is to upgrade the qualification of the faculty members of the degree level institutions in the country. Scholarship @Rs. 15000/-PM and Rs. 5000/ PM are given to Ph.D/ M.Tech. Scholars. Total 94 QIP centers are in the country.


The scheme is intended to Institutions for induction training to teachers employed in AICTE approved Technical Institutions to facilitate up-gradation of knowledge and skill. Rs 5-7 Lakh are granted for the 2 weeks FDP.


Scheme encourages quality involvement of academicians, scholars, practitioners, policymakers in teaching, research, and related services. The limit of funding is Rs 6 Lakh/Faculty/Institute.


The scheme enables meritorious faculty to interact at International Level Conferences, both within and outside India, Seminars, and Symposia.


AICTE and INAE distinguished visiting Professor scheme envisages promotion of industry-institute interaction.

AICTE – ISTE Orientation/ Refresher Programme

The objective is to conduct AICTE-ISTE Induction/ Refresher Programmes for the teaching faculty working in technical institutions. Total 100 Refresher programme & 50 Orientation programme with the funding of Rs. 300000 per programme.

Technical Book Writing & Translation

To promote use of 'Scheduled Regional Language' in Technical Education for creating knowledge base in local language and to encourage creation of treasure of latest technical knowledge incorporating the newest developments by grant of financial support to the distinguished faculty/writers/translators.

Short Term Training Programme (STTP)

Short Term Training Program (STTP) intends to conduct faculty trainings through financial assistance from AICTE to enable faculty members in the field of technical education to introspect and learn techniques that can help prepare students for active and successful participants in a knowledge society.


The Emeritus Professor (Distinguished Practicing Engineer) Fellowship intends to utilize the expertise of highly qualified and experienced superannuated Engineers who have made undoubtable, unchallengeable, unparalleled and exceptional contribution to the society in their respective fields in any discipline in engineering for the benefit of students/faculty of host institutes & of institutes located in the adjoining areas.

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