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 Eligibility, Target Group and Duration:

Teachers working in universities and colleges that are included under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, even though they may not yet be fit to be included under Section 12 (B), may be invited to participate in the Orientation Programmes and Refresher Programmes. The teachers of colleges that do not yet come within the purview of Section 12(B), but have been affiliated to a university for at least two years, will be permitted to participate in the programmes/courses. However, they won’t be paid TA/DA and other allowances for attending these courses.

For the Orientation Programmes, newly appointed Assistant Professors within two years of continuous service and all those teachers who require orientation for getting a higher grade will be allowed. Attendance in Orientation programmes would be must for placement in the higher grade pay.

For the Refresher Courses, participation in the Orientation Programme is a prerequisite for admission. However, in exceptional cases a teacher may be allowed to complete a Refresher Course prior to completion of an Orientation Programme. Also, there should be a minimum gap of one year between two courses, though it may be relaxed if adequate number of participants is not available or it is essential for the teacher to fulfill eligibility conditions for career advancement.

The Orientation Programme will be of four weeks duration, with minimum of 24 working days (excluding Sundays) and 144 contact hours (six hours a day). The refresher course will be of three weeks duration, with minimum of 18 working days (excluding Sundays) and 108 contact hours (six hours a day). If a participant fails to complete the requisite contact hours in a programme, he may be permitted to make up for the backlog hours at his/her own cost in another programme by the RCCB and HRDCs concerned.

Part time/Ad hoc/temporary/contract teachers who have been teaching for at least three academic sessions in an institution which has been affiliated to a University for at least two years may be permitted to participate in the Orientation Programme/ Refresher Course to enhance their skills.

Universities and colleges must allow interested teachers to attend UGC -RCCB and HRDCs programmes based on their eligibility otherwise valid reasons will have to be intimated to the teacher concerned in writing.

 Terms and Conditions for Attending

Orientation Programmes / Refresher Courses  

01.  For registration, each participant will report to the Section Officer (HRDC) at 10.30 a.m. on the date specified in the selection letter. Teachers reporting late may not be registered.
02. No applicant will be entertained who fails to pay a Registration fee of Rs. 1,000/- (non refundable) in the shape of paid through NEFT/RTGS/NET BANKING in the account of UGC-HRDC, GGV, Bilaspur (C.G.), Bank Account No.- 947410110001547, IFSC Code- BKID0009474, Branch- BOI, GGV Campus Branch Koni and keep the transaction copy and attached with application form along with confirmation/acceptance letter by the date mentioned in the selection letter.
03.  No applicant will be entertained who fails to submit a copy of the Relieving Order of the Principal in the case of College teachers and of the Head/Chairperson of the Department concerned in the case of University teacher, as per specimen given below, at the time of registration for the course.
04.  Each participant must carry with him/her syllabus of courses he/she is teaching and a summary of the talk he/she will have to deliver during the course.
05.  The medium of instructions for the programme/course will be English & Hindi.
06.  Each participant will be required to undertake some task for improving his/her subject knowledge. It may include book review, assignment, project work etc. Therefore, he/she should come prepared.
07.  The participant will not be granted any type of leave of absence during the programme. The report of absence, if any, during programme will be communicated to the Principal/Head of the Institution and the participant will have to attend the succeeding programmes/courses to make up for the period of absence and only thereafter they will be issued the certificate of participation of the programme/course.
08.  Local participants : Rs. 300/- per working day per participant will be paid to the RCCB and HRDCs for providing hospitality. In case a local participant does not avail the facility of hospitality by the RCCB and HRDCs, he/she will be paid Rs. 300/- per working day.
09.  TA/DA/incidental charges to Outstation participants: The Human Resource Development Centre will pay DA @ Rs.400/- to the outstation participant per day for meeting both boarding and lodging expenses. In case only free lodging is provided, DA will be allowed at 75 percent of the ordinary rate of daily allowance. The allowance will be used purely for the purpose of giving boarding/lodging to the participants. In case the outstation participant does not avail the facility for boarding/lodging, he/she will be paid Rs.300/- per day.
10.  No substitute will be allowed in place of the selected teacher.
11.  Each participant will be awarded a certificate after successful completion of the course. The grades shall be awarded after assessing the participants as per the guidelines of UGC as A, B, C & D. The participants who get 'D' grade are required to repeat the programme after a gap of one year without financial commitment to Human Resource Development Centre.

Each outstation participant will be paid traveling charges as under :- 

Teacher participants may be paid upto a limit of A/C III railway fare (all trains) or A/C deluxe bus fare on production of tickets.

Note: TA bill in the absence of supporting documents in original will be rejected straight way.



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