Mentoring of Engineering Teachers by INAE Fellows

Guidelines for Mentoring of Engineering Teachers by INAE Fellows

1. Objective

The objective of the Scheme is the mentoring of Engineering Teachers by INAE Fellows.

2. Eligibility

Motivated Engineering Teachers from recognized Engineering institutions are eligible under this scheme. The Mentor and the Engineering Teacher should not be from the same engineering institution, though they can be from two different institutions located in the same station.  The upper age limit of the Engineering Teacher being mentored is 45 years.
Engineering teachers from unrecognized private engineering colleges/institutions are not eligible for mentoring.
A Fellow can mentor up to two engineering teachers who will not be from the same institution/college/university/organization

3. Duration

The period of mentoring is for any 2 months during the academic year.

4. Mode of mentoring

The mentee has an option of opting either for Module I: Online Mentoring for a duration of 2 Months or for Module II: Existing Procedure for Operation of scheme wherein Mentee Travels to Institution of Mentor for undertaking mentoring for a duration of 2 months.

1. Module I: Online Mentoring for a duration of 2 months:

The Scheme provides for the contingency grant for mentoring of Rs 10,000/- in a year to each mentor. For engineering teachers, no amount will be paid after the mentoring period, since no travel or stay are involved.

2. Module II: Existing Procedure for Operation of scheme wherein Mentee Travels to Institution of Mentor for undertaking mentoring for a duration of 2 months:

The Scheme provides for second AC or CC train fare by mail/super fast express train and an amount of Rs. 40,000/- towards the living, local conveyance and incidental expenses for each outstation Engineering Teacher being mentored. In case the mentor and mentee are located in the same station, an adhoc amount of Rs 5,000/- will be paid to the Engineering Teacher being mentored. The payment will be made at the end of the mentoring period. A contingency grant for mentoring of Rs 10,000/- in a year will also be provided to each mentor.

5. Number of Positions

A maximum of 25 Engineering Teachers shall be mentored each year. Each Fellow can mentor a maximum of two engineering teachers.

6. Operation of the Scheme

Applications for mentoring of Engineering Teachers by INAE Fellows are now invited on the prescribed format by March 31, 2021.
After scrutiny of the above applications, the candidates will be selected by the Steering Committee and the concerned INAE Fellows (Mentors) will be informed, who in turn will intimate the concerned Engineering Teachers suitably.
On completion of mentoring period, a Report by the Engineering Teacher and bills for travel expenditure and honorarium shall be submitted to INAE office, duly signed by the Mentor and the payment to the Engineering Teacher and the contingency grant to the Mentor will be made.

7. Instructions for INAE Fellows to submit nominations Online

The process of online submission of the form includes following procedure:

Initial form will be filled by INAE Fellow (Mentor) with preliminary information about the mentee.
A link is sent to mentee through mail from INAE.
The mentee fills the form and submits.
After submission by the mentee the form goes to Mentor for authentication.
Mentor submits online to INAE headquarters after authentication.

It is essential that the Profile page of the mentor be complete before applying online.

Please Note: Applicants cannot initiate an application. The application should be routed through the Mentor (INAE Fellow)

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