Guidelines for Mentoring of Engineering Teachers by INAE Fellows/ INAE Young Associates
The objective of the Scheme is the mentoring of Engineering Teachers by INAE Fellows/INAE Young Associates.
Regular/Permanent Engineering Teachers from engineering colleges/institutions recognized by AICTE/Ministry of Education (MoE) are eligible for mentoring. The Mentee can be mentored at a third institution other than that of Mentee or Mentor, and special permission can be taken for the same from INAE. 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.
Young Associates (YA) who are in regular employment, can Mentor one Engineering Teacher.
Each Fellow can mentor a maximum of two engineering teachers. Same Mentor and Mentee combination be permitted for two years only, which need not be consecutive years.
The period of mentoring is for a maximum of 2 months at any point of time during the academic year which is mutually convenient.
4. Mode of mentoring
The mentoring shall be conducted in hybrid mode with mutual consent of Mentor and Mentee. There shall be no financial provision in the scheme except a project support of Rs 5000/- only shall be provided to the Mentees at the end of the Mentoring Period.
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. INAE Young Associate can mentor one engineering teacher.
6. Operation of the Scheme
The Mentor shall choose the Mentee and an ink signed joint application on the prescribed format with Part I to be filled by the Mentee and Part II to be filled by the Mentor shall be submitted to INAE through email.
The last date of submission of Application form complete in all aspects is May 31, 2023. The mentor can evaluate the applications received through mentee and submit to INAE by May 31, 2023 through INAE email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 bill for project support shall be submitted to INAE Office duly signed by the Mentor and the payment to the Engineering Teacher will be made.
A Certificate will be issued to the Engineering Teachers at the end of the Mentoring Period by INAE stating that the Mentee has undergone Mentoring by the particular INAE Fellow/Young Associate at a particular institution for a specified period of time.