UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION

ACADEMIC STAFF COLLEGE

OSMANIA UNIVERISTY, HYDERABAD 500 007 

Contents:
ABOUT THE UGC ASC SCHEME:

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The UGC, in pursuance of the NEP 1986, launched the UGC-Academic Staff College scheme for promoting quality in higher education. In this endeavour, 57 UGC-Academic Staff Colleges were established in different Universities all over India, fully funded by the UGC.

 

The UGC Academic Staff Colleges are mainly entrusted with the responsibility of organizing in-service training programmes. These include Orientation courses and Refresher courses. The main objectives of orientation courses are to inculcate in the young lecturers self-reliance and make them aware of social and economic concerns of Indian society and the role of education in dealing with them. The thrust of refresher course is to help teachers acquire knowledge about the latest developments in the field and encourage them to undertake quality research.

 

The UGC-ASC at Osmania University was established in 1987, so far 56 Orientation and 181 Refresher courses have been organized. During    2007-08, three Orientation courses and seven Refresher courses and one workshops were organized

 

OBJECTIVES OF THE ACADEMIC STAFF COLLEGE

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The objectives of the Academic Staff College are to enable lecturers to 

  • Understand the significant of education in general, and higher education in particular, in the global and Indian contexts.

  • Understand the linkages between education and socio-economic and cultural development with particular reference to the Indian polity where democracy, secularism and social equity are the basic tenants of society.

  • Acquire and improve basic skills of teaching at the college/university level to achieve goals of higher education.

  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in their specific subjects.

  • Understand the organization and management of a college / university and to perceive the role of teachers in the total system.

  •  Utilize opportunities for development of personality, initiative and creativity, and promote computer literacy as well as internet knowledge

 

   

ELIGIBILITY FOR ATTENDING ORIENTATION & REFRESHER COURSES

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  • Lecturers working on a regular basis in UGC / State scales.

  • Temporary / Contract teachers who have been teaching for atleast two academic sessions in an institution which is affiliated to a University for atleast two years.

 

Admission:

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  • The lecturers have to apply for OC / RC through proper channel. The Academic Staff College will send the admission to the eligible candidates.

  • The applicant should bring the Demand Draft of Rs. 500/- payable at Hyderabad favouring the Director, UGC-Academic Staff College, Osmania University, Hyderabad towards Registration fees AT THE TIME OF JOINING THE COURSE.

  • There should be a gap of one year between two courses.

  • The candidate should have a minimum two years of service for joining into Refresher Course.

  • The candidate has to bring two photographs (one stamp size + one passport size) at the time of admission into the course.

 

Certification of Participants:

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The UGC-ASC will issue a Certificate of Participation to participants on the successful completion of the program. 

 

 

Schedule of Courses to be Conducted by

UGC Academic Staff College, Osmania University, Hyderabad in the year 2012-2013 :

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Note: The schedule is subject to change.

 

Address For Communication:

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The Director

UGC-ACADEMIC STAFF COLLEGE

Osmania University, Hyderabad 500 007

Tel/Fax.  : 040-27098102

Ph           : 040-27682346/27070355

E-mail:asc_ou@yahoo.com

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Application Form for Refresher Course/Orientation Course