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The VIFA 2018

July 7, 2018 - Radha Regent, Chennai | Sub: Call For Nominations vide F.No.VIF/CFN/FA/2018 opened on January 9, 2018

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The VIFA 2018 (is convened by the CARD of VIF & conducted in accordance with the VIF BOARD MEETING resolution vide F.No.VIF/MIN/BM-I/2018 held on January 2, 2018 at VIF Head Quarters) invites nominations vide F.No.VIF/CFN/FA/2018 opened on 9 January 2018 from eligible individuals those are in 'Continuous Regular Service in Academic Institution' in the age group of 27 - 65 years and working on the Frontiers of Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, Health and Medical Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Management, Science, Veterinary and Animal Sciences.

Categories and Criteria

  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Distinguished Faculty
  • Outstanding Faculty
  • Young Faculty
Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is established in 2015 and has been conferred for a remarkable teaching professional who demonstrated a track record of academic/research excellence that are reflected by the distinct innovations and initiatives.

  • Contribution: Exceptional teaching records and a commitment to high standards of professional life, contributions to the Institution as shown through leadership in faculty governance or administrative work, mentoring of student activities, sponsorship of Institution events, or initiation of new services for students, faculty and other members of the community.
  • Eligibility: The qualification of the nominee must be recognized and documented by corresponding successes in active participation with students in professional activities/academic projects, development of a new program, integration of innovative approaches to learning, publications (articles and books) and special awards. A working professional can nominate an 'Eligible Individual' (or Self Nominate) for the VIFA 2018. The nominee must be above 55 years of age as on June 30, 2018
Distinguished Faculty Award

This award is established in 2015 and has been conferred for a teaching professional who demonstrated a track record of academic excellence that are reflected by the distinct initiatives.

  • Contribution: Excellence in teaching as documented by student evaluations, comments, and feedback, success of former students, descriptions of new courses, development of a new program, integration of innovative approaches to learning, or notable work beyond the classroom setting such as recognition for advising, sponsorship of student honour societies, collaboration with students in research projects, and active participation with students in professional activities, Growth and achievement in his/her area of expertise.
  • Eligibility: The qualification of the nominee must be recognized and documented by corresponding successes in active participation with students in professional activities/academic projects, development of a new program, publications (articles and books). A working professional can nominate an 'Eligible Individual' (or Self Nominate) for the VIFA 2018. The nominee must be above 45 years of age as on June 30, 2018
Outstanding Faculty Award

This award is established in 2015 and has been conferred for a remarkable teaching professional who demonstrated a track record of academic excellence that are reflected by the distinct initiatives.

  • Contribution : Requires distinction as a scholar as documented through publications, invited lectures and papers, leadership in professional societies, work on editorial boards, membership in prestigious professional organizations, or other kinds of selective positions of leadership. The faculty member's record of achievement should reflect sustained contributions to the Institution over many years.
  • Eligibility : The qualification of the nominee must be recognized and documented by corresponding successes in active participation with students in professional activities/academic projects, publications (articles and conference papers). A working professional can nominate an 'Eligible Individual' (or Self Nominate) for the VIFA 2018. The nominee must be above 35 years of age as on June 30, 2018
Young Faculty Award

This award is established in 2015 and has been conferred for a teaching professional who demonstrated a track record of academic excellence that are reflected by the distinct initiatives.

  • Contribution: Requires excellence in teaching, collaboration with students in research projects, and active participation with students in professional activities. Good academic record, growth and achievement in his/her area of expertise.
  • Eligibility: The qualification of the nominee must be recognized and documented by corresponding successes in active participation with students in professional activities/academic projects and publications (articles and conference papers). A working professional can nominate an 'Eligible Individual' (or Self Nominate) for the VIFA 2018. The nominee must be above 27 years of age as on June 30, 2018

Award: Certificate, Bronze Medal and Memento

- For each discipline/department/division (Eg. Distinguished Faculty - Engineering/Mechanical/Design and Manufacturing), the expert committee will select 2 Nominees. However the Apex Committee reserve the rights to honor less or more than 2 nominees in who meet standards set by the expert committee.