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Objectives of TEQIP Phase I

The broad objectives of the Programme as given below have been derived from the National Policy on Education (NPE-1986 as revised in 1992):


 
To create an environment in which engineering institutions selected under the Programme can achieve their own set targets for excellence and sustain the same with autonomy and accountability.


 
To support development plans including synergistic networking and services to community and economy of competitively selected institutions for achieving higher standards.


 
To improve efficiency and effectiveness of the technical education management system in the States and institutions selected under the Programme.


Important Dates

   i) EFC approval    August 16, 2002
   ii) Cabinet approval    December 19, 2002
   iii) Signing of Programme Agreement with World Bank
       1st cycle States
       2nd cycle States
   February 04, 2003
   April 12, 2004
   iv) Effectiveness of the Programme    March 12, 2003
   v) Closing of the Programme    March 31, 2009


Selection of States and Institutions

Selection of institutions was carried out through a two-step process


 
First step, eligibility of applicant institutions was determined at State/BTE level, separately for Lead and Network Institutions.


 
Second step, Proposal from clusters of institutions (each cluster comprising a lead institution and 3-4 networked institution)-based on their vision, strategies and action plans were selected through a national level competition.

Accreditation was also mandatory component for inclusion in the programme. For judging academic attainment, some parameters were designed and benchmarks values were assigned to each parameter. The maximum score was 68. To be eligible for the status of a Lead Institutions, an applicant institution must score 51 or more marks. In case of Network Institution, the benchmark was 34.


   No. of Lead Institutions:    40 (Centrally Funded Institutions 16 + State Institutions 24)
   No. of Network Institutions:    87 (Centrally Funded Institutions 2 + State Institutions 85)
   Total No. of Institutions    127


In the first cycle the following 6 States and 5 Centrally Funded Institutions have been selected:


   States    Centrally Funded Institutions
   1. Haryana
   2. Himachal Pradesh
   3. Kerala
   4. Madhya Pradesh
   5. Maharashtra
   6. Uttar Pradesh
   1. MNIT, Allahabad
   2. NIT, Calicut
   3. NIT, Kurukshetra
   4. VNIT, Nagpur
   5. MANIT, Bhopal
  


In the second cycle following 7 States and 13 Centrally Funded Institutions have been selected:


   States    Centrally Funded Institutions
   1. Andhra Pradesh
   2. Gujarat
   3. Jharkhand
   4. Karnataka
   5. Tamil Nadu
   6. Uttarakhand
   7. West Bengal
  
  
  
  
  
  
   1. NIT, Rourkela
   2. NIT, Trichy
   3. NIT, Warangal
   4. NIT, Srinagar
   5. NIFFT, Ranchi
   6. SVNIT, Surat
   7. NIT, Durgapur
   8. NIT, Surathkal
   9. DBRANIT, Jalandhar
   10. NIT, Jamshedpur
   11. NIT, Silchar
   12. MNIT, Jaipur
   13. NIT, Hamirpur


PROGRAMME COST AND FUNDING MECHANISM

The original allocation for the project was 189 million SDRs. An amount of 26.529 million SDRs was deducted from the project by GoI/World Bank for Tsunami relief activities reducing the allocation to 162.471 million SDRs. Correspondingly the project in INRs got reduced and all States/CFIs allocations were also reduced. The funds released and expenditure incurred by CFIs and States for TEQIP Phase I is given below:



S. No. Centrally Funded Institution/NPIU/States

Project Life Allocation

(Figures in Million Rs.)

Cumulative Expenditure

(Figures in Million Rs.)

Disbursement

(Figures in Million Rs.)

1  MNNIT, ALLAHABAD 170.000 170.000 170.000
2  MANIT, BHOPAL 201.200 200.267 200.267
3  NIT, CALICUT 211.606 211.606 211.606
4  NIT, DURGAPUR 210.000 210.000 210.000
5  NIT, HAMIRPUR 183.634 183.700 179.717
6  MNIT, JAIPUR 85.394 85.394 85.394
7   DBRANIT, JALANDHAR 102.700 102.700 102.700
8  NIT, JAMSHEDPUR 93.729 88.484 88.485
9  NIT, KURUKSHETRA 187.513 177.193 176.392
10  VNIT, NAGPUR 200.000 200.000 200.000
11  NIFFT, RANCHI 93.819 90.810 90.810
12  NIT, ROURKELA 152.796 152.700 152.700
13  NIT, SILCHAR 126.780 126.800 126.780
14  NIT, SRINAGAR 79.252 75.729 75.719
15  SVNIT, SURAT 229.300 229.286 229.300
16  NIT, SURATHKAL 218.654 218.654 218.654
17  NIT, TIRUCHIRAPALLI 200.000 200.000 200.000
18  NIT, WARANGAL 194.100 194.100 194.100
 
  NPIU 125.000 54.155 54.155
  SUB TOTAL (A) 3065.477 2971.578 2966.779
 
1  ANDHRA PRADESH 1452.834 1451.154 1451.154
2  GUJARAT 503.703 498.393 498.496
3  HARYANA 326.860 322.707 320.885
4  HIMACHAL PRADESH 79.953 79.452 79.452
5  JHARKHAND 318.700 318.700 318.700
6  KARNATAKA 1624.757 1606.577 1604.898
7  KERALA 529.765 529.950 529.950
8  MADHYA PRADESH 458.476 444.321 441.297
9  MAHARASHTRA 1625.594 1625.239 1612.571
10  TAMIL NADU 961.630 954.680 954.251
11  UTTARAKHAND 349.951 349.073 346.835
12  UTTAR PRADESH 625.060 621.262 616.433
13  WEST BENGAL 1470.970 1468.096 1455.234
 
  SUB TOTAL (B) 10328.253 10269.604 10230.156
  TOTAL (A+B) 13393.730 13241.182 13196.935


Major achievements during the Project Period

1. 89 new PG programs started in emerging areas
2. 93% courses are either accredited or under assessment for accreditation
3. 50% graduates with high academic performance (>75% marks)
4. 76% graduates placed through campus interviews with average annual salary of Rs 2.90 lac
5. 13,389 students admitted in ME/MTech programs during last year
6. 587 PhDs awarded during last year in project institutions
7. 88% of the sanctioned faculty positions and 78% of the staff positions filled.
8. 180 Patents obtained and another 367 filed
9. 37,542 research papers published
10. Grant of autonomy:
     Academic Autonomy: fully implemented in 81 institutions and substantial in 40
     Financial Autonomy: 110 full and 17 substantial
     Administrative Autonomy : 102 full and 25 substantial
     Managerial Autonomy: 112 full and 15 substantial
11. Block grant : One State has provided in full and 9 States in partial
12. All institutions have BOGs
13. Governance is with stakeholders' participation
14. Four Funds i.e. Corpus Fund, Staff Development Fund, Depreciation Fund and Maintenance Fund created in all TEQIP institutions and augmented with substantial amount
15. All curricula revised and all syllabi updated in all programme institutions
16. Campus wide networking established in all institutions


Significant best practices

1. Flexibility in the pace of learning - NIT Warangal
2. Community service cell - NIT Hamirpur
3. Integrated Institute Automation System - NIT Durgapur
4. MIS for online admission test - SGSITS Indore
5. Insurance coverage for students - BMS College of Engineering Bangalore
6. Component manufacturing for industries - NMAM Institute of Technology Nitte
7. Cost sharing book bank scheme for students - College of Engineering Chengannur


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