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Fourth Phase Of The Global Initiative Of Academic Networks

Fourth Phase Of The Global Initiative Of Academic Networks:

After an eight-year journey, including a brief pause during COVID, the Ministry of Education is preparing to resume the fourth phase of the Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN).

  • This initiative aims to bring in distinguished scholars worldwide to teach at Indian universities.
  • The National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), after evaluating the scheme, recommended its continuation.
  • Global Initiative for Academic Networks (GIAN) Scheme is a flagship initiative by theMinistry of Education (MoE), Government of India designed to foster collaboration and enhance the quality of education and research in Indian academic institutions.
  • Launched in 2015, the primary objective of the GIAN scheme is to provide an opportunity for students and faculty to interact with the best academic and industry experts from all over the world.
  • The eligibility criteria for joining the GIAN scheme are as follows:
    • Faculty members of Indian institutions of higher education.
    • Scientists and entrepreneurs from abroad.
    • The courses offered under the GIAN scheme should be relevant to the Indian context.
    • The courses should be designed to provide exposure to the latest developments in the field.
    • The courses should be designed to provide hands-on training to the participants.