Objectives & Guidelines


Objectives:
  • To promote quality research by providing opportunities to faculty members to work with leading international experts.
  • To enhance the visibility of IIT Roorkee at such institutions/laboratories leading to more international collaborations.
Guidelines:
  1. The following conditions must be satisfied:
    • 1.1 The foreign institute/department should be in the top-500 of QS World University Rankings or in the top200 of QS World University Rankings by subject.
    • 1.2 It is expected that the duration of stay at the foreign institute is for a few months. But in any case it should not be less than one week.
    • 1.3 It is expected that the host or any other sponsor has offered partial support to facilitate the stay/visit.
  2. Recommendations of the following committee will be placed before the Director for approval:
    1. a) Dean of Faculty Affairs                                                                                Convener
    2. b) Dean of Resources & Alumni Affairs                                                            Member
    3. c) Dean SRIC                                                                                                   Member
Funding Available:
  • The funding would be available only for meeting the gap between the total expenditure and the total funds available from other sources.
  • A maximum of Rs. 2 lakhs can be availed by a faculty in a block of three years (synchronized with but in addition to PDA).

Contact:
Prof. B.R. Gurjar
Dean of Resources & Alumni Affairs (DORA)
James Thomason Building, IIT Roorkee

DORA Office phone:01332-28-5840;
Email: dora.office@iitr.ac.in


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