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Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP)
Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme of Government of India (TEQIP) is being implemented as a World Bank assisted Project to improve the quality of technical education system in the country.
The Phase Ã¢â‚¬â€œ I of TEQIP was implemented in 13 States and covered 127 Institutions including 18 Centrally Funded Institutions. It became effective in March 2003 and completed on 31st March, 2009.
The Phase Ã¢â‚¬â€œ II of TEQIP is in progress and its objectives are
- Strengthening Institutions to produce high quality engineers for better employability,
- Scaling-up postgraduate education and demand-driven Research & Development and Innovation,
- Establishing Centers of Excellence for focused applicable research,
- Training of faculty for effective Teaching, and
- Enhancing Institutional and System Management effectiveness.
Project cost in the funded and aided institutions for all subÃ¢â‚¬Âcomponents will be shared between the Central Government and State governments in the ratio of 75:25 by all States except the Special Category States for which the ratio will be 90:10. For Centrally Funded Institutions, the entire Project cost will be borne by MHRD. Funding for private unaided institutions in all States selected under SubÃ¢â‚¬Âcomponent 1.1 will be in the ratio of 20:20:60 i.e. 20% funding from institutions, 20% funding as Grant from State and 60% funding as Grant from MHRD.