UKIERI: Programme objectives

  • Bringing India and UK together through academic engagement
  • Developing long term sustainable partnerships
  • Developing new institutions and centres of excellence as global knowledge hubs
  • Successful integration between research, education and business needs
  • Enhancing capacities of institutions through development of sustainable initiatives in leadership, skills development and innovation
  • Providing opportunities for joint learning through adapting models, standards and practices prevalent in both India and the UK across sectors
  • Contribution to the mutual recognition of learning

Key Achievements

  • 105 Higher Education Partnerships and 7 skills partnerships involving over 100 institutions from India and the UK in the second year of phase 3
  • UKIERI-AICTE Technical Leadership Development Program providing opportunity to over 500 senior educators from Engineering, Polytechnic from polytechnics from 24 states of India
  • Institutional grants to 66 selected proposals under MHRD SPARC (Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration)