National Fellow's

Scheme of the Fellow of the National University

The National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA) established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India is a premier institute of higher learning dealing with capacity building and research in planning and management of education not only in India but also in South Asia. It acquired the status of the university on August 11, 2006. Like any Central University, NUEPA is fully maintained by the Government of India. It continues to perform its earlier role of capacity building both at national & international levels. Besides, it has now introduced new programmes like M. Phil., Ph. D. and Post-Doctoral in Educational Planning and Administration. Currently, the University has identified a number of research areas related to education in general and planning and administration in particular. Some of the broad areas are like Educational Planning; Educational Management; Educational Finance; Educational Policy; School Education; Technical Education; Comparative Education; Gender Issues in Education; Equity and Inclusion in Education; Educational Management Information System; Literacy and Non-Formal Education; Higher Education; Teacher Education; Education and Globalization; Education of the Minorities; etc.

Besides, the University continues to engage itself in research and policy analysis of major national educational development concerns. In view of the expanding activities of the University and its inter-disciplinary approach to research and capacity building, the University is looking forward to the association of eminent scholars engaged in research or teaching or administration for advancing the base of its teaching and research programmes. Currently, the University has a provision of four such positions. The duration of the Fellowship may range from two to three years depending upon the nature of assignment at NUEPA.

The specific Terms of Reference governing the Fellowship are given as under:

  1. 1. For the serving professionals, protection of the salary in the parent department along with leave salary, family pension contribution, etc. and deputation     allowance.

  2. 2. In case of retired/foreign professional, emoluments will be decided by the University on case to case basis irrespective of any other superannuating      benefits etc. drawn by the concerned professional.

  3. 3. Since NUEPA does not have residential facilities either in the form of Quarter or hostel, Fellows will be reimbursed HRA as per the rules of NUEPA.

  4. 4. Residence at Delhi is compulsory during the Fellowship tenure with entitlement to leave as applicable to the NUEPA faculty. Every Fellow will be expected     to submit a monograph to the University on the completion of his/her term. The University will have the copyright on its publication so that the findings     of the research done in the University are made accessible to a larger audience.

  5. 5. Every Fellow, besides working for his/her project is also expected to engage in M. Phil. and Ph. D. Programmes, training activities of NUEPA and also in    discussions, seminars, symposium, workshops, etc. organized by the University from time to time and contribute to the overall academic life of the     University.

  6. 6. At the time of joining NUEPA as Fellow of the National University, outstation scholars will be paid travel expenses by apex fare in a national career. The     same would apply when a Fellow leaves the University at the end of the Fellowship. Besides, telephone, internet, medical facilities, etc. will be provided to     the Fellow as per the rules of the University.

  7. 7. In case of field work involved in the project undertaken by the National Fellow, the University will bear the expenditure as per NUEPA rules. However, daily     allowance may not be permissible if the Fellow decides to work in his/her hometown for the purpose of field study.

Nomination can be sent any time throughout the year...


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