UGC - Malaviya Mission Teacher Training Centre (UGC - MMTTC)
Formerly known as UGC-HRDC
Sardar Patel University
Vallabh Vidyanagar - 388 120 (Gujarat)

The objectives of the HRDC are to enable (newly appointed) lecturers to:

  1. Understand the significance of education in general, and higher education in particular, in the global and Indian contexts;
  1. Understand the linkages between education and economic and socio-economic and cultural development, with particular reference to the Indian polity where democracy, secularism and social equity are the basic tenets of society
  1. Acquire and improve basic skills of teaching at the college/university level to achieve goals of higher education;
  1. Keep abreast of the latest developments in their specific subjects;
  1. Understand the organization and management of a college/university and to perceive the role of teachers in the total system;
  1. Utilize opportunities for development of personality, initiative and creativity; and
  1. Promote computer literacy as well as Internet knowledge.

The objective of this scheme is to provide an opportunity to research scholars to undertake advanced study and research in engineering and technology, and agricultural engineering, leading to Ph.D. Subjects like geology and geo-physics are not considered under this scheme.

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UGC Malaviya Mission Teacher Training Centre,
Sardar Patel University,
 B/H.Bhaikaka Statue, 1st floor of NCC,
Vallabh Vidyanagar - 388 120,
Phone : 02692-230972, 02692-297571
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University Grants Commission
Education Dept., Govt. of India
Sardar Patel University
UGC-HRDC, Gujarat Univestiy
UGC-HRDC, Saurashtra University
Education Dept., Govt. of Gujarat, Gandhinagar
Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat (KCG)
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