Programmes & Schemes

GIAN (Global Initiative of Academic Networks)

Govt. of India approved a new program titled Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) in Higher Education aimed at tapping the talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs, internationally to encourage their engagement with the institutes of Higher Education in India so as to augment the country's existing academic resources, accelerate the pace of quality reform, and elevate India's scientific and technological capacity to global excellence. In order to garner the best international experience into our systems of education, enable interaction of students and faculty with the best academic and industry experts from all over the world and also share their experiences and expertise to motivate people to work on Indian problems, there is a need for a Scheme of International Summer and Winter Term.

Category: Human Resource and Development

Ministries: Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt of India

Eligibility: All Government (State or Central) higher education Institutions / University which are in top 200 in NIRF overall rankings and having at least NAAC ‘A’ grade (3.0 and above)