The Venus International Faculty Awards - VIFA 2016, ( is a part of VICAM 2016 ) Celebrates Teaching as the Noblest Profession in the World by recognizing extraordinary teachers who have demonstrated excellence in engaging their students in inspiring - innovative - path breaking ways to ignite their potential.
VIFA 2016 is convened by the Advanced Research and Design ( CARD ) of VIF and conducted in accordance with the VIF BOARD MEETING resolution vide F. No. VIF / MIN / BM - II / 2016 held on March 16, 2016 at VIF Head Quarters.
The VIFA 2016 invited nominations F. No. VIF / CFN / FA / 2016 opened on 18 March 2016 from candidates those are in continuous regular service in universities and colleges and working in the frontiers of Agriculture, Engineering, Medical, Science, Management and Other Specializations.
The nominees are selected based on the 'Expert Committee report and APEX Committee recommendations'. Winners list is given under the following Specialization
The Awards are bestowed to the Winners of the VIFA 2016 by the following Guest of Honors namely Prof. Manoj Gupta of National University of Singapore, Hon'ble Mr Justice T.N. Vallinayagam of Tamilndau & Prof. Matthew Hibberd of University of Stirling, on 9 July 2016 at Vijaya Hall Green Park Chennai in view of recognition of their Role, Contributions, Achievements and Excellence in their area of expertise