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Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Established under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, vide NotificationNo. F.9-39/2001-U.3 dated 11th January 2003 of Government of India
Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade
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Research Awards

The Vidyapeeth is giving incentives to inculcate the scientific temper and Research Culture among the faculty members. The Vidyapeeth had provided various incentives to faculty members for attending workshops/seminars, paper presentations, etc. As decided for the year 2012 & 13 the Vidyapeeth has also decided to continue the Awards for the year 2014 to the faculty members for encouraging Teaching & Research activities.

Following Awards will be given to the faculty members of the Vidyapeeth amongst all the constituent colleges/institutes for the year 2014.

Sr.No.Name of AwardNo. of AwardsPrice
1. Research Award 1 Rs. 40,000/-
2. Young Researcher Award 1 Rs. 20,000/-
3. Innovative Teaching Award 1 Rs. 20,000/-

Application Forms

Download application forms:

  1. Research Award
  2. Young Researcher Award
  3. Innovative Teaching Award


A committee will scrutinize the applications on the following criteria:

Research Award:

All Faculty members holding the post of Lecturer / Assistant Professor & above in constituent colleges / institution are eligible to apply.

Young Researcher Award:

All Faculty members working in constituent colleges / institution below the age of the 40 years i.e. born on or after 4th September 1975 are eligible to apply.

Innovative Teaching Award :

All the Faculty members holding the post of Lecturer / Assistant Professor & above in constituent colleges / institution are eligible to apply.

Marks Classification

Research Award & Young Researcher Award

(a) Number of Publications during the year (1/7/2014 to 30/06/2015) Indexed journal by Scopus, Pubmed & Web Science (Case report, Review article, commentaries, photoquiz, pictorials CME shall not be considered while accounting to the total number of publications during the year.) 25 marks
(b) Average Impact Factor as SJR index of all the publications during the year 1/7/2014 to 30/06/2015 (Proof should be enclosed) 20 marks
(c)Research Grant Awarded
  1. External Funding
    • International Level : 10 Marks
    • National Level : 5 Marks
  2. DPU funding : 5 Marks
    (Mention grants (amount) received & utilized)
20 marks
(d) Average Citation index as per Scopus & Pubmed 5 Marks
(e) Significant Relevance of the Research work carried out during the year as reflected in the publications with principal findings as a two page write up 20 Marks
(f) Patents
  1. Patent Awarded / Accepted : 10 marks
  2. If Patent successfully filed (with registration number) : 5 Marks
10 Marks

Innovative Teaching Award

(a) Teaching Experience (1mark / year) with maximum 20 marks
(b) Innovative and Empowering Pedagogical Practices from Thought to Action 20 Marks
(c) Feed Back from Students 20 Marks
(d) Extension Work/ member on editorial board/ National board/Reviewer/mass media etc 15 Marks
(e) Total Publications till date (Indexed in Scopus / Pubmed / Web Science) 10 Marks
(f) Participation in various activities of the College / Institute / University 15 Marks

1. Application to be submitted by the faculty members, through proper channel, separately for Research Award / Young Researcher Award and Innovative Teaching Award for the year 2014.
2. Forward the applications to the Vidyapeeth on or before 14th August, 2015 to enable the Vidyapeeth to scrutinize the same by an external panel at the earliest. No applications will be entertained by the Vidyapeeth, after 14th August, 2015.