Programes ( 2016-17)


The UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Mizoram University, Aizawl is going to organize the following programmes during 2016 – 2017 as per the time schedule given below. Applications are invited for the under mentioned programmes in a prescribed application form that can be downloaded from the link given below. The application should reach Director, UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram-796004 fifteen days before the commencement of the programme.


Sl. No. Name of Programmes Dates Course Coordinators

A.Orientation Programmes

1. Orientation Programme 26th July to 22nd August, 2016 Director, HRDC
2. Orientation Programme 19th Oct. to 15th Nov. 2016 Deputy Director,HRDC
3. Orientation Programme 21st Feb. to 20th Mar. 2017 Assistant Director, HRDC

                                                      B.Refresher Courses


                                     (i)Specific Refresher Courses (SRC)

4. Women Studies 21st June to 11th Jul., 2016 HoD, Public Administration
5. Life Sciences 1st to 22nd Nov. 2016 Dean, Life Sciences
6. Physics 2nd to 21st March, 2017 HoD, Physics

                                     (ii)Inter Disciplinary Courses

7. Languages 18th Oct. to 7th Nov. , 2016 HoD, Mizo
8. Advanced in Chemistry & Biotechnology

20th Sept. to 10th Oct., 2016

HoD, Biotechnology

Earth Sciences, Geography &

Allied Disciplines.

15th Feb. to 7th Mar.,2017 Dean, SES & NRM

                                                     C. Short Term Courses


Research Methodology for

Research Scholars

20th to 26th June, 2016 Assistant Director, HRDC
11. Educational Management 11th to 16th July, 2016 Director, HRDC

Research Methodology for


6th to 10th September, 2016 Deputy Director, HRDC
13. Library & Information Science 19th to 24th September, 2016 Deputy Director, HRDC
14. Forensic Science 3rd to 8th October, 2016 Director, HRDC

Quantum Spectroscopy &

Threoretical Chemistry

23rd to 29th March, 2017 Assistant Director, HRDC

                                                        D.Additional Courses

16. Special Summer School 7th to 28th June, 2016 Assistant Director, HRDC
17. Principals' Meet (1 day) 11th August.2016 Director, HRDC
18. Workshop for Academic Administrator (2 days) 29th to 31st August, 2016 Director, HRDC
19. Teacher's Educator 16th Nov. to 6th Dec.,2016 Dean, SEH
20. Workshop on Disaster Management (3days for Scholar) 4th to 6th October, 2016 Assistant Director, HRDC
21. Special Winter School 22nd Nov. to 12th Dec., 2016 Deputy Director, HRDC

Note :

  1. Courses will be conducted subject to availability of fund and requisite number of participants (i.e. 30 participants)
  2. Since the dates of the programmes are tentative subject to change, the participants should come to attend the course when invited


Prof. Lalnundanga                               


UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Mizoram University


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 Refresher Courses, Orientation Programme, Short-Term Courses and Additional Courses. 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. Selected candidates will be paid TA/DA as per UGC norms. However, participants attending Short-term Courses will not be paid TA/DA but local hospitality like accommodation (if required), service lunch and tea will be provided during the course period.

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 efresher 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/she 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 Refresher Courses, Orientation Programme, Short-Term Courses and Additional Courses 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.

Registration Fee

Every participant shall pay an admission fee (non- refundable) of Rs.1000/- at the time of admission to the course. The amount so generated will be kept at the disposal of the RCCB and HRDCs for the augmentation of RCCB’s and HRDCs infrastructure.