Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP)
Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme of Government of India (TEQIP) is being implemented as a World Bank assisted Project to improve the quality of technical education system in the country.
The Phase – I of TEQIP was implemented in 13 States and covered 127 Institutions including 18 Centrally Funded Institutions. It became effective in March 2003 and completed on 31st March, 2009.
The Phase – II of TEQIP is in progress and its objectives are
- Strengthening Institutions to produce high quality engineers for better employability,
- Scaling-up postgraduate education and demand-driven Research & Development and Innovation,
- Establishing Centers of Excellence for focused applicable research,
- Training of faculty for effective Teaching, and
- Enhancing Institutional and System Management effectiveness.
Project cost in the funded and aided institutions for all sub‐components will be shared between the Central Government and State governments in the ratio of 75:25 by all States except the Special Category States for which the ratio will be 90:10. For Centrally Funded Institutions, the entire Project cost will be borne by MHRD. Funding for private unaided institutions in all States selected under Sub‐component 1.1 will be in the ratio of 20:20:60 i.e. 20% funding from institutions, 20% funding as Grant from State and 60% funding as Grant from MHRD.