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  • 06 September, 2019

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Institution of Eminence Scheme

GS-II: Institution of Eminence Scheme

News

The HRD Ministry has awarded the status of Institute of Eminence to the IIT-Madras, the IIT-Kharagpur, Delhi University, Benares Hindu University and the University of Hyderabad. Four private universities the Vellore Institute of Technology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Jamia Hamdard University and the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology were issued Letters of Intent to grant them the status. The new greenfield Bharti Institute, a project of Satya Bharti Foundation, has also been issued the letter.

Objectives

Excellence and Innovation: To provide for higher education leading to excellence and innovations in such branches of knowledge as may be deemed fit at post-graduate, graduate and research degree levels.

Specialization: To engage in areas of specialization to make distinctive contributions to the objectives of the university education system.

Global Rating: To aim to be rated internationally for its teaching and research as a top hundred Institution in the world over time.

Quality teaching and Research: To provide for high-quality teaching and research and for the advancement of knowledge and its dissemination.

Criteria

  1. Global Ranking
  2. Public Institution
  3. Private Institution
  4. Greenfield Proposals

Benefits

Autonomy: Institutions with the OE tags will be given greater autonomy and freedom to decide fees, course durations and governance structures.

Grant: The public institutions under the IOE tag will receive a government grant of 1,000 crores, while the private institutions will not get any funding under the scheme.

Source: The Hindu


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