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Frequently Asked Questions - VIFA 2019!

Ans: The Venus International Faculty Awards (affectionately known as the VIFAs) are now in their fourth year. The VIFA scheme was instituted in the year 2015 by the Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF). It is presented yearly during the Contemporary Academic Meet (CAM) conducted during July month of the year. The award scheme has a Criteria, Standards, Regulations, Application Form, Expert Committee and Judging Process etc that are governed by the Board of Trust.

Ans: The award is applicable to academicians of any nationality in the age group of 27 - 65 years. The nominee must have completed a recognized Doctorate Degree (PhD) or its equivalent.

This award 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. (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).

Ans: For each discipline/subdivision (Eg. Distinguished Faculty-Engineering/Mechanical), the expert committee will select 2 Nominees. However the Apex Committee reserve the rights to honor less or more than 2 nominees in any category who meet standards set by the expert committee.

Ans : The following steps are the process

Step-1: Received applications will be sent for screening process (preliminary selection) in the digital medium.

Step-2: Acknowledgement intimation will be communicated to the Nominee

Step-3: VIFA Team may ask the proof for the credits mentioned in the CV. (Optional)

Step-4: Cross verifying the data / proof submitted by the Nominee & forwarding the same to the Committee

Step-5: The selection will be communicated via a formal letter via mail

Step-6: Receiving the Registration Forms & including the Winner Name in the VIFA List/Webpage

Step-7: Floating the Award Winner Profile at Exclusive web Page

Step-8: Award Celebration Activities

Ans: The VIFA Award scheme, is part of the Contemporary Academic Meet (CAM). It has a specific objectives and activities with subject to applicable Foundation Policies and Govt. of India Taxes. Without financial assistance from the Indian Government or other agencies in any form, CAM is initiated by the CARD of the VIF. The registration fees are the major source of revenue for running the event. All the expenses of the events (Planning, Promotion & Publicity, Equipment/Major Rentals, Photography, Lunch and Breaks, Materials, Gifts/Premiums, Publications, Taxes, Execution and Miscellaneous Costs, Website & Its Maintenance etc) are covered by the event income (registration fees from the participants) and Foundation operating funds

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Ans: No. Till the submission of CAM Registration, we can't process the Proof checking/Printing of Award Certificate & Memento, Exclusive Web Page work and preparation of Report

Ans: We expect the Award Winner's presence on the day of Celebration. If not, He/She can can depute a person to get the Award on the Function date. (or) VIFA Team will send the Award Certificate, Medal and Memento via courier to the Winner's Address during the 3rd week of July 2019. However, as soon as the Winner register for the Event, His/Her name will be appear in the Award Winners List, His/Her Profile will be uploaded in the Web page.