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Research Incentive

For motivation of Faculty and enhancement of research culture, the university has taken initiative to give incentive to BPS faculty members on research papers published (Approved from F&P and the syndicate notified vide notification no. Reg/LCWU/5787 dated 5th June, 2017).  The award shall be given annually. Terms & conditions are as follows;

 TERMS & CONDITIONS:-

1.    The incentive award shall be fixed according to the formula given in tables 1 & 2

2. In case of faculty members from Basic, Natural, Agricultural, Medicine and Engineering sciences, only the research papers published in impact factor journals will be considered for award.

3. Award for publication, in non-impact factor but HEC approved local & International journals shall be applicable to the faculties from the following subjects:

i.    Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
ii.    Business, Management Sciences, Law
iii.    Languages and Culture

4. Awards are to be given to full time regular and contractual faculty members of the LCWU not on TTS, receiving salary in BPS Scale. The contractual faculty members must have served the University for at least one year as faculty. However, retired contractual appointees and Visiting faculty are not eligible for the above award.

5. Papers having more than 10 authors will not be considered under the Incentive Award Scheme.

6. For a single author the award will be given as specified in Tables 1 & 2.

7. For multiple author publication, amount of publication as calculated in Tables 1 & 2 shall be distributed as follows:

a) If all authors are from the University and eligible under Rule 4 above, then the amount of award shall be distributed equally amongst the applicants.

b) If some authors are from the LCWU and some from outside the LCWU or ineligible for incentive award then amount of award shall be divided by total number of authors and eligible applicants will get their proportionate amount.

8. Only corresponding author shall apply for the award.

TABLES (1&2) FOR THE AWARD OF PAPERS PUBLISHED IN IMPACT FACTOR JOURNALS AND HEC APPROVED LOCAL JOURNALS
TABLE ‘1’

Type of Paper

Impact Factor

Maximum amount of award (Rs.)

Upper Limit

 

 Published in Impact factor Journal

1.0 and above

60,000

No Upper Limit

0.9 – 0.99

55,000

0.7 – 0.89

50,000

0.5 – 0.69

40,000

0.3 – 0.49

35,000

0.1 – 0.29

30,000

TABLE 2

 Type of Paper

Category

Maximum amount of award (Rs.)

Upper Limit

HEC approved Journal

X

20,000

No Upper Limit

Y

15,000

 

Z*

10,000

*Only faculty members from Institute of Language & Culture can apply for Z Category. However, the faculty will be encouraged to publish in Y and X category journals.