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AlCTE - Distinguished Professional Scheme

Technical Education
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AICTE-Distinguished Professionals Scheme has been launched by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of Education to improve the quality of Technical Education in India by utilizing the expertise of Professionals, Emeritus professors & Eminent Personalities. It is invited to join hands with AICTE and visit technical Institutions as a distinguished professional to share their domain expertise, knowledge, and experience.
The Distinguished Professional Scheme (DPS) intends to utilize the expertise of highly qualified and eminent professionals by creating a pool of experts from industry, institutes, research labs, and senior civil service officers in their domain to motivate and inspire the students/faculty members of AICTE-approved institutes.
Expectations from Distinguished Professionals:
(i) Interaction with faculty, UG /PG, and Ph.D. students.
(ii) Promotion of industry connect program.
(iii) Promotion of Research and Innovation.
(iv) Promotion of startups and entrepreneurship.
(v) Support the Institution to enhance the employability of students.
(vi) Promotion of Indian Knowledge System (IKS) and activities related to societal upliftment.
The Distinguished Professional Scheme nominees can hold their position for up to three years or until they turn 75, whichever comes first. Extensions are possible based on fitness.
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