The Academic Staff College has conducted 212
Refresher Courses in different subjects including
Hindi, Commerce, English, Chemistry, Management,
Law, Education, Computer, Mathematics, Botany,
Zoology, Geography, Political Science, Sanskrit,
Human Rights, Music, Physics, IT History, Public
Administration, Gender Studies and Environment.
In these courses it strived to upgrade and update
the knowledge of teachers in different fields
of their specialization. The contents of the
courses were objectively selected to enlighten
teachers about the contemporary developments
in their subjects and also to provide an understanding
about the emerging areas of research. During
the refresher courses, the teachers also discussed
the syllabi and suggested to their respective
departments the stipulated changes to make them
more relevant to the present environment.
1. The application for a programme must reach
the office at least one month prior to the commencement
of the programme
2. Selection will strictly be made on the basis
of the guidelines of the UGC3.
a. Orientation Programme: Newly appointed lecturers
including adhoc teachers (with 2 years service)and
all those teachers who require orientation for
getting higher grade are eligible.
b. Refresher Courses: A teacher who has already
attended orientation programme or Refresher
Course is eligible to attend a Refresher Course
after a gap of one year.
- In case the teacher has not attended any
Orientation Course or Refresher Course, he/she
is eligible to attend Refresher Course if
he/she has completed two years service.
- Duty leave is required to be sanctioned
to the teachers for attending Orientation
- Traveling allowance is paid by the ASC
as per UGC guidelines.
- DA @ Rs.250/- for participants from outside
Shimla and @ Rs.100/- for participants from
within Shimla is also paid by the ASC.
- Attendance at the orientation programmes
and refresher courses is a pre requisite for
lecturer for placement and promotion under
the Career Advancement Scheme of the UGC