Minor Research Project 2020-21 by Inter-University Centre for IPR Studies, CUSAT: Apply by Sep 25

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About the IUCIPRS Minor Research Project

Inter-University Centre for IPR Studies (IUCIPRS), CUSAT is inviting applications for Minor Research Project 2020-21 in the research area of IPR for Teachers in Kerala and India.

The Inter-University Centre for IPR Studies (IUCIPRS), Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), instituted the Minor Research Project with the objective of encouraging young Teachers from across Kerala and the Rest of India, to undertake research in the area of Intellectual Property Rights.

The IUCIPRS at CUSAT may notify Minor Research Project in the area of IPR every year for Teachers teaching in Universities/Government/Aided Colleges in Kerala. Every year Five (5) project awards are earmarked. One minor research project is kept open to Teachers from Central & State Universities/Government/Aided Colleges across India, provided sufficient number of eligible applications are not received from within Kerala.


  1. Applicants shall be a full-time teacher teaching in any University/Government/Aided College in Kerala or India.
  2. Shall be a teacher for a minimum of three years.
  3. Duration of Project: Maximum of twelve months from the date of release of the research grant from IUCIPRS
  4. Project Funding: Funding available for a year is a minimum of Rupees 5,00,000 which may be increased from time to time depending on the availability of funds. The maximum amount that may be released for one Minor Research Project shall not exceed Rupees 1,00,000.
  5. Details of application and research proposal: Application must be in the prescribed form along with detailed research proposal. The research proposal shall include the area of research in IPR, research problem, research questions, methodology, duration of the project, possible outcome, social utility of the research, the details of the expenditure, name of the Principal Investigator and others involved in the project etc.

Procedure for Selection

A Committee consisting of three experts nominated by the Vice-Chancellor along with the Director of IUCIPRS shall scrutinize the application along with the research proposal and may recommend for the release of grant. The selection for Minor research project is based on the quality of the research proposal.

Notification for Project

The notification for the fellowship shall be posted in the website of IUCIPRS in the beginning of the Financial year. The last date for application is two months after the notification.

How to Apply?

All the applications duly completed along with the research proposal should be sent to “The Director, IUCIPRS, CUSAT, Cochin University P.O., Cochin – 682022” and should reach on or before 25th September 2020.

Terms and Conditions of award of Project

  • The Project is awarded in the name of the Head of the Institution where the applicant is working and the teacher shall execute a bond with IUCIPRS before releasing the release of the grant.
  • 50% of the total research grant shall be released by IUCIPRS after executing the bond by the teacher concerned. The cheque shall be in the name of the Head of the Institution. The Institution shall maintain a separate account.
  • Shall make a presentation and submit an interim report at the end of six months on the progress made and the final report of the research at the end of the project.
  • 25% of the grant shall be sanctioned after the submission of the interim report. However, it shall be released after providing proof of communication regarding the submission of the article for publication.
  • Shall submit an audited Utilization Certificate along with the statement of expenditure auditing the account by a Chartered Accountant on completion of the project. The balance of 25% of the grant shall be released only on the receipt of the audited UC and on providing proof of acceptance of the publication.
  • Shall publish the research report acknowledging the receipt of the funding from IUCIPRS.
  • The above norms may be suitably amended by way of deletion/addition by the Executive Committee of IUCIPRS.”

Contact Details

Dr. Vishnu Sankar: +91 8089726467

For the application form of IUCIPRS Minor Research Project, here.

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