Research Excellence Travel Award (RETA)

Highly meritorious Research Scholars (full-time as well as part-time) working fulltime on IRD/FITT projects can be awarded Research Excellence Travel Award (RETA) amounting to Rs. 1,50,000/- from IRD promotional funds.

On the recommendations of DRC/CRC and Academics Section, Dean (R&D ) approves the grant of RETA to a group of PhD Students. IRD Unit will notify the list of students, who can get the travel expenditure reimbursed from IRD Accounts.

  • RETA can be used only for a single conference travel.
  • Availing RETA is independent of RSTA (Research Scholar Travel Award).
  • RETA and RSTA cannot be used together for travel to same conference.