The Seed Grant was introduced to encourage faculty to conduct a research or a pilot study which will enhance faculty’s academic excellence and also gain access to larger funding from other research agencies.
Other objectives of the Seed Grant
To encourage the faculty to take up research activities/projects that would benefit communities.
To enhance research expertise of the faculty.
To enhance the research data available for Meghalaya and North Eastern India.
To enhance the number of publications of the faculty.
To enhance the research standards of the university.
Regularized/confirmed faculty can apply.
Faculty who have registered for PhD will not be eligible.
Two or more faculty can co-apply, provided they are from different departments.