The objective of Consultancy Policy is to promote academic, industry and research interaction and to encourage and facilitate faculty to provide knowledge inputs sought by industry, government agencies or other academic / research organizations. Consultancy is well recognized as an effective way for universities to disseminate knowledge and make an early and direct impact on society.
This policy is intended to provide a clear framework for those university staff engaged in, or who wish to engage in, consultancy, either through a university consultancy:
Organizational Set up
The Syndicate of a University may set up a small unit headed by a senior Professor who will co-ordinate and guide the consultation activities of the University and to take suitable administrative actions to control such activities as per rules framed by the University in this regard
Approval of Consultancy Activity
Approval must be sought for all consultancy work, whether University or Private, prior to carrying out the work whether during normal hours of work or not. The decision process for whether an individual faculty member is permitted to undertake a piece of consultancy is to be taken at the institution level.
The proposal should include details of
Rules for payment