Only the top 350 shortlisted applicants in order of merit in the pre-assessment test will undergo training in an
integrated capacity building program, (NFDP) with the following components:
National Faculty Development Program: an up to four-week training workshop at NAHE prior to placement.
Continuous Professional Development (CPD): undertaking regular online activities recommended by NAHE during the period of the Fellowship.
Mentorship: Assignment of a faculty mentor at the host university for guidance on major career-related issues. The mentors may also assist the Fellow through network development activities, e.g., interactions throughout the year with relevant private and public sector institutions, participating in job fairs.
Assistant Mentors/Junior Instructorship: Top performing IPFP Fellows from each cohort may be trained and engaged to work as Assistant Mentors/Junior Instructors for succeeding batches of NFDP. This will expand the pool of indigenous trained resources trained by eminent National/International trainers. Honorarium of these fellows will be fixed to maximum of Rs. 100,000 /- per course.