The objective of the Scheme is the mentoring of Engineering Teachers by INAE Fellows.
i) 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.
ii) Engineering teachers from unrecognized private engineering colleges/institutions are not eligible for mentoring.
iii) A Fellow can mentor up to two engineering teachers who will not be from the same institution/college/university/organization
The period of mentoring is for any 2 months during the academic year.
The Scheme provides for second AC or CC train fare by mail/superfast express train as applicable and an amount of Rs. 40,000/- towards the living, local conveyance and incidental expenses for each outstation Engineering Teacher being mentored. An Adhoc amount of Rs. 5000/- will be paid to Engineering Teacher being mentored where mentor and mentee are located in the same station. 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
a) Applications for mentoring of Engineering Teachers by INAE Fellows will be invited on the prescribed format by Feb 10 of each year.
b) 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.
c) 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.