Schemes of University Grants Commission (UGC)


Schemes of University Grants Commission (UGC)

Schemes meant exclusively for Universities:

  • General Development Assistance to Central, State and Deemed to be Universities (include 16 merged schemes)
  • Operation Faculty Recharge : Initiative for Augmenting the Research and Teaching Resources of Universities
  • Enhancing Faculty Resources of Universities-ENCORE
  • Establishment of Chairs in Universities
  • University-Industry Inter Linkage Centres in Universities
  • Setting up Centres for Preservation and Promotion of Endangered Languages in Central Universities
  • Funding Support to State Universities for Study and Research in Indigenous and Endagered Languages of India
  • Human Resource Development Centres (HRDCs) and Regional Centre of Capacity Building (RCCB) (Previously Academic Staff Colleges (ASCs)
  • Special Assistance Programme
  • Centres with Potential for Excellence in Particular Area
  • Area Study Centres in Universities
  • Universities with Potential for Excellence
  • Internal Quality Assurance Cell- IQAC
  • Promotion of Sports in Universities
  • Construction of Women’s Hostels in Universities
  • Centres for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusion in Universities
  • Establishment of Centre for Fostering Social Responsibility and Communities Engagement in University
  • Establishment/Upgradation of Hindi Department
  • UGC Chairs in Universities
  • Joint Appointment of Faculty
  • Providing Free Educational for Sports Medal Winner/ Participants of National/International Events
  • Distance Education

 Schemes meant exclusively for Colleges:

  • Development Grant to Colleges
  • Construction of Women’s Hostels in Colleges
  • Establishment of New Model Degree College in Educationally Backward Districts with Low GER
  • Faculty Development Programme for Colleges
  • Organizing Conference/Workshops/Seminars in Colleges
  • Autonoumus Colleges
  • Colleges with Potential for Excellence
  • Promotion of Sports in Colleges

 Schemes meant for both Universities and Colleges:

  • Development of Women’s Studies in Indian Universities and Colleges
  • Safety of Students on and off Campuses of Higher Educational Institutions
  • Establishment of Special Cells for SCs & STs in Universities/Deemed to be Universities and Grant-in aid Institutions & IUCs receiving Central Asssitance
  • Career Oriented Courses in Universities and Colleges
  • E-Content Development
  • Epoch Making Social Thinkers of India
  • Granting Special Heritage Status to Universities and Colleges
  • Development of Sports Infrastructure and Equipmenmt in Universities and Colleges
  • Community Colleges in Universities and Colleges
  • Introduction of Bachelor of Vocational (B.Voc) Programme in Universities and Colleges under the National Skill Qualification Framwork (NSQF)
  • Deen Dayal Upadhyay Centres for Knowledge Acquisition and Upgradation of Skilled Human Abilities and Livelihood (KAUSHAL) in Universities and Colleges (Deen Dayal Upadhyay Kaushal Kendras)(2014-2017)
  • Free Educational for Sports Medal Winner/Participants of National/ International Events


Source : State Higher Education Council Uttarakhand Government, Last Updated on 09-09-2021