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

Must Read

Call for Blogs by The Quest Socio-Legal Review: Rolling Submissions

Quest Socio-Legal Review is inviting submissions for its blog on socio-legal issues, contemporary legal issues as well as on...

Call for Papers: International Journal for Research in Law [ISSN: 2454-8715]: Submit by Feb 15,2021

International Journal for Research in Law (ISSN: 2454-8715) (A Peer-Reviewed, Quarterly Publication) invites Articles, Short Notes, Book Reviews Case...

Brillopedia [ISBN: 978-1636332703] Volume 1, Issue 1 + 1st Research paper writing competition, submit by Feb 27,2021

ABOUT THE JOURNAL Brillopedia can provide interesting articles about law, socio-legal and contemporary issues. We are also providing a platform...

Call for Papers on Farm Bill by Literary & Debating Society, SOL, Sharda University: Submit by 20th Jan,2021

The Literary & Debating society of the School of Law, Sharda University is calling for research papers relevant to...

Call for Papers: Jurisperitus: The Law Journal [ISSN 2581-6349, Indexed, Volume 3, Issue 2]: Submit by 30th Jan,2021

About the Jurisperitus Jurisperitus: The Law Journal (ISSN 2581-6349, Indexed) is a non-annual peer-reviewed journal initiated with an aim to provide...

4th Article writing competition by Brillopedia: [ISBN: 978-1637451953]: Submit by 31st Jan,2021

4th Article writing competition by Brillopedia:   About the blog: Brillopedia can provide interesting articles about law, socio-legal and contemporary issues....

Follow us

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.

Libertatem.in is now on Telegram. Follow us for regular legal updates and judgements from the court. Follow us on Google News, InstagramLinkedInFacebook & Twitter. You can also subscribe for our Weekly Email Updates. Libertatem Group does not take any responsibility for the accuracy of this Event Notification. The post has been shared as we received it from the event organizers/host.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Latest News

Parents of Road Accident Victim Entitled To Compensation: Delhi High Court

Justice JR Midha said, “Even if parents are not dependent on their children at the time of an accident, they will certainly be dependent, both financially and emotionally, upon them at the later stage of their life, as the children were dependent upon their parents in their initial years.”

Plea Challenging the AIBE Rules Framed by BCI Filed in the Supreme Court

A Writ Petition was presently filed in the Supreme Court by a newly enrolled lawyer challenging the All India Bar Examination Rules 2010 which have been framed by the Bar Council of India which mandates that an advocate has to qualify for the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) to practice law after enrollment.

Bombay High Court: Mere Presence at the Crime Scene Not Enough for Punishment

The Bombay High Court ruled that it cannot be considered a crime if a person is merely present at the crime scene which falls under the Maharashtra Prohibition of Obscene Dance in Hotels and Restaurants and Bar Rooms and Protection of Dignity of Women Act 2016. It also quashed two First Information Reports (FIR) against two individuals who were arrested in a raid at a dance bar by the Santacruz Police, in 2017.

CAIT Files a Plea Against WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy in the Supreme Court

Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has filed a petition against WhatsApp’s new privacy rules in the Supreme Court. The petition says that WhatsApp which is known to render public services by providing a platform to communicate has recently imposed a privacy policy that is unconstitutional, which not only goes against the fundamental rights of citizens but also jeopardizes the national security of our country.

RTI Activist Files a Plea in Bombay High Court Against Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin

On Saturday, a plea has been filed before the Bombay High Court by an activist stating that Bharat Biotech Covaxin had not been granted full approval but a restricted use in clinical trials according to the Drugs Comptroller General of India. The Company's phase 3 trials are ongoing and the DGCI has not made any data available in the public domain for peer- review by independent scientists.

WhatsApp Emails Delhi HC Judge Asking Her Not To Hear the Plea Challenging New Privacy Policy

The Delhi High Court raised strong objection to an E-mail sent by WhatsApp asking a judge not to hear the plea which challenges its new privacy policy. Justice Pratibha Singh said that the e-mail that was withdrawn later was totally unwarranted as she was anyway going to recuse from hearing the plea which was filed by Rohilla Chaitanya who contends that the new privacy policy of WhatsApp provides 360-degree access to a customer’s virtual activity and is against the fundamental right of privacy.

TRP Scam Case: Bombay HC Extends Protection To Arnab Goswami and Other Employees Till the Next Hearing

On Friday, the Bombay High court extended the protection that was given, to Republic TV’s Editor in Chief Arnab Goswami and other employees of ARG Outlier Media Private Limited till January 29th in the alleged case of Television Rating Point manipulation. A status report was submitted by the police to the division bench of Justices S.S.Shinde and Manish Pitale by the Police on the ongoing case.

Plea Seeks FIR Against Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde in Bombay HC for False Info

A plea has been filed in Bombay High Court seeking an FIR against Maharashtra minister Dhananjay Munde who is undergoing times of trouble due to his extra-marital affair. Recently, an FIR had been lodged against Munde by a woman, accusing him of raping her sister. Munde clarified that he was actually in a relationship with that woman and had two children. He accused the two women of blackmailing him.

Writ Petition for Compensation Accepted by Calcutta High Court 

Introduction The Petitioner Purna Ch. Biswas filed a Writ Petition with the complaint that their claims for a higher quantum of compensation have not yet...

No Members Could Be Disqualified Without Authorisation by Political Party: Gujarat High Court

Excerpt The dispute application no.7 of 2020 filed by respondent no.2 before designated authority. Thereafter the designated authority order dated 28.10.2020 disqualified the petitioner and...

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -