From the overall overhead charges, 50 % of it will be given to the University towards the development fund or
for paying the University utilities bills and engaging required contractual staff for the efficient maintenance of
the project accounts with the approval of the DoR.
Fifty percent of the overhead charges shall be at the disposal of the Principal Investigator which can be
to one year beyond the tenure of the project. Any unspent amount from the fifty percent share of Principal
Investigator after this period shall be transferred to the miscellaneous account maintained by the University.
The following expenses can be made by the Principal Investigator from her/his share of the overhead charges:
1. Infrastructure: All expenses related to Laboratory maintenance and renovation, purchase of furniture, personal
computers including laptops, minor equipment costing up to Rs 50,000 and printers to be used as office
equipment; repair of existing furniture, wooden work like partitions, shelves etc. flooring, making dust free
rooms, water and electricity connections including labour charges, purchasing of air conditioners, invertors,
voltage stabilizers, UPS and air curtains. This type of work could be assigned to the outside agencies to avoid
delays. Proper procedure of inviting quotations should, however, be followed. No structural changes can be
made without the consent of the DoR and such changes can be made after certification by the University
2. Repair and up gradation of scientific equipment, computers and peripherals, payment of annual maintenance
service contracts, purchase of minor accessories for equipment.
by the Director, as appropriate at University approved rates. Assistance on part time basis to Master’s and
Ph.D. students not getting any financial support can be provided on fixed honorarium basis not exceeding the
50% of CSIR/UGC fellowship amount after getting approval of the DoR.
DA/per diem (in addition to Hotel Expenses), registration fee towards participation of PI, Co-PI and project
staff inConferences/Symposia and on visits to other laboratories (in India and abroad) for discussions in
collaborative research-work subject to prior approval of University.
and after getting prior approval of DoR/VC.
and E-mail in office/Laboratory of the PI/Co-PI. In addition to above, charges on calls made from the residential
telephone of PI and Co-PI or public call office and E-mail charges including cell phone charges for project work
may be paid from this head up to a ceiling of Rs. 12,000 per financial year.
may be claimed by PI / Co-PI.
the PI from the overhead grant. Due financial prudence be exercised by the PI while incurring such expenditure
and PI should certify that such bills pertain to the concerned project.
Note: In view of the exigencies that may arise during the work in the project, which are not covered under the
above provisions, the PI/Co-PI may with prior approval of DoR and in consultation with Finance Office, meet
such expenditure as may be necessary for the smooth functioning of the Project from the P. I. share of the
overhead charges of the project.
Provisions for Posts
obtained from DoR/VC.
The qualifications and scales of pay/consolidated pay for all the posts will be the same as those prescribed for
University of Calicut
the posts of Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors will not be accepted by the University.
wide publicity regarding the vacancies. The cases where the vacancies are for less than 6 months, such posts
need not be advertised widely. In cases where the vacancies are for more than 6 months but less than one
year, such posts need not be advertised in the newspaper but circulated in various institutions in India including
Departments of the University. In case the posts are for more than one year, the posts should be advertised in
at least one national newspaper. The post should be displayed on the website of the University for atleast
three weeks. The ad-hoc appointments against different posts shall normally not continue beyond 6 months.
selection committee. Traveling allowance/ dearness allowance may be paid to the outside candidate for
interview for employment in the project as per rules of the University from the contingency or travel head of
the project provided sufficient funds are available.
There will be a regular Selection Committee for selection of the candidates. This committee, called the
Head of the Department, Co-PI (if any), and two members of the teaching faculty of the concerned department
(1 Professor, 1 Associate Professor). This committee shall be constituted in the beginning of the project by PI
with the approval of DoR and shall serve throughout the duration of the Project. The PAC shall recommend the
appointments to the posts of Junior/Senior Research Fellows, Project Fellows, Research Assistants and all
other Technical and non-technical staff. The PAC shall also recommend at the time of appointment whether or
not JRF/SRF should be considered by DRC for registration for Ph.D. in the Department, if requested so by the
candidate and the proposed supervisor (as per the revised ordinance on rules and regulations of for Ph.D).
For recruiting Research Scientists A, B and C grade, Research Associates and PDF, VC’s nominee shall be the
mentioned above shall be the Head of the Department concerned (or his nominee), the PI, Co-PI and two
members, one from the Department and one from same field to be suggested by the PI and approved by the
The appointment letters shall be issued to the selected candidates by the Project-incharge except in the case
of project in respect of which the appointment letters to the candidates are to be issued by the sponsoring
bodies. A copy of the appointment letter should be sent to DoR/Finance Office. All appointment letters should
clearly indicate the terms and conditions of appointment. In case wherein approval of the funding agency is
required, the appointment letters should be issued only when the clearance in writing is received from the
the appointed staff will have no claim for regular appointment in the University on the termination of project.
The staff employed in the projects will be governed by the same rules and conditions of service as applicable to
been laid down by sponsoring body.
The services of specialists on deputation from Government Research Institutions or public or private sector
services may be regulated according to the standard terms of deputation with the approval of sponsoring
the corresponding employees of the University unless the sponsors specify otherwise.
The Project-in-charge will be competent to sanction leave to the extent admissible.
The joining report of the selected candidates should be countersigned by the Project-in- charge and forwarded
to the central office. A copy may be retained by the Project In charge.
may be allowed to draw fellowship amount that the NET qualified candidates are entitled, unless otherwise
specified by the funding agency.
Fixation of Pay The pay of employees will be fixed by the Project-in-charge at the minimum of the scale of pay.
than five advance increments for the approval of the VC. Rates of fellowship approved by the various sponsoring
bodies may be paid to Research Fellows employed in Research Projects.
Settlement of bills
Projects. If Finance Office has procedural objections to a bill, it should be returned to the PI in a week’s time.
All the defects, errors, omissions etc shall be notified to the PI in a single objection note. Bills which are in order
weeks of submission of the bills. If the bill is not settled within three weeks from the date of submission, PI
should report to the DoR.
receipt of note- sheets/bills.
Separate account should be opened for each article purchase on separate page with full particulars unless the
receipts and issue for more than one article provided the accounts in respect of different articles are not mixed
up on that page.
to the Finance Officer.
Equipments purchased specifically for each project will be the property of the University on the termination of
the concerned official in Finance Office looking after the project who would verify it within a week of submission
of the accounts. On verification, the reports and accounts with a forwarding letter should be returned to the
PI for onward transmission to the funding agency. Any minor discrepancy should be solved mutually. In case of
any major discrepancy, the PI should approach the DoR to get the matter sorted out.
Final Technical, Fiscal report of the Project
funding agency and submitted to the Finance Branch for verification of the financial aspects and any discrepancy
should be immediately removed by mutual discussions. In case of any major problems, the PI should approach
and non-consumables) left over at the time of termination of the project and purchased out of the project
funds should be sent in triplicate to the Finance Office in the prescribed Performa and verified by the Internal
Audit Officer of the University.
These articles may be transferred to the Department stock register except where the sponsoring bodies do
Department does not want these articles, the same will be auctioned through the Engineer’s office.
The list will be given to Head of the Department for entering the permanent assets in the stock register of the
Department, the list with proper entry of the pages of the stock register in the Performa to be supplied by the
Finance Branch should be sent to Internal Audit Office for verification. It is mandatory for the Department to
enter all items in stock register and to reissue them to the teacher concerned for his research and to take back
into the stores the items the PI does not want to use. It is also mandatory for the Head of the Department to
move the papers for writing off of any items which none of the teachers of the Department is willing to take
and has been returned to the stores from the project.
repair are written off after following due process. The PIs/teachers should give this in writing as soon as
situation arises. In case of any missing item/component of the items falling under this category, the cost to be
recovered from the PI/Teachers (when he needs no dues certificate) will be decided by DoR in consultation
with Head of the Department and Finance Officer.
4. Consultancy Projects
The consultancy project is initiated through a faculty member or by the Director of Research, University of
he will be identified as the Principal Consultant. If he does not wish to be the Principal Consultant or if the
project is referred to the DoR, Principal Consultant would be identified through appropriate discussion and
appointment will be made by the Director..
The consultancy project therefore has a Principal Consultant who will be responsible for formulating the
1. Planning of the work
2. Estimating costs according to guidelines
3. Identifying other consultants, if necessary
4. Execution of work
5. Handling all communications with clients after a project has been accepted
6. Writing of intermediate and final reports according to project proposal
7. Making recommendations to Director regarding expenditure from the project funds and disbursement of
funds to participants in the consultancy project.
The university normally requires the cost of the consultancy project to be deposited by the client, in full, before
permit commencement of work with payment to be made as per agreed upon milestones.
All payments from clients will be received by the University and expenditure and disbursements made through
All the profits earned in consultancy, by an employee of this University, after utilizing the infrastructure, title,
The University shall disburse the consultation charges so earned to the consultant, after deducting the taxes,
The income earned in consultancy, from abroad shall be subjected to the Foreign Currency Regulation Act of
Externally Funded Projects
Seminars & Conferences
Ph. D’s Degree awarded
RESEARCH ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENTS - IN DETAIL
Department of Arabic, University of Calicut one of the leading institutions for higher studies and research in Arabic
language and literature in South India has so far produced 75 scholars. Apart from PhD programme and other research
projects, the department publishes a quarterly research journal ‘Kalikoot’. Started in 2006 Kalikoot has received warm
welcome from the scholars in India and abroad.
Dr. N.A.M. Abdul Kader
Palestinian Literature of resistance
Modern Arabic Poetry
Modern Arabic Fiction
Prof. (Dr.) N.A.M. Abdul Kader: Al Muqawama bil Al Adab Al Qisasi, ‘Kalikoot’, August 2012
Prof. (Dr.) N.A.M. Abdul Kader: Al Adab al Muqawim Al Muasir… , Journal ‘Arabic in the Modern Contemporary Text and
context, Dept. of Arabic, Kerala University, May 2012
Prof. (Dr.) N.A.M. Abdul Kader: Musahamat Kerala film Tafsir, ‘Al Ithihad’, December 2012
Dr. A.B. Moideenkutty : Quality Higher Education – Need for Admission through Aptitude Tests, ‘Envisionings’
Prof. (Dr.) N.A.M. Abdul Kader
Dept. of Arabic
University of Calicut
Ideology and Struggles – A Study…
Dept. of Arabic
Al-Aidiuyjiya Wa Anidal
Arabic and Urdu Loan Words in…
Arabic script variations of Kerala
Onnam Tharam Prabhashakan
International Conferences Papers
Prof. (Dr.) N.A.M. Abdul Kader ‘Kerala’s Contribution to Tafsir Literature’ Jamia Nooriyya Annual Conference, Pattikkad,
National Conference Papers
Prof. (Dr.) N.A.M. Abdul Kader
‘Faith and Spiritualities,
Jamia Nooriyya, Pattikkad. 07.01.2012
Kilthan Islamic of Lakshadweep
Kilthan Islamic, Lakshadweep, 26.01.2012
‘Role of Madrasas in Indian Republic’ National Muslim conference, Ammeni,
‘Civil service for a better society’
Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama, Kooriyad, 26.02.2012
‘Impact of Arab Islamic contact ,
Alakapuri Auditorium, Calicut, 26.02.2012
‘Islamic Arts and Literature’
‘Religion and National solidarity’,
Kadmath Island, Lakhshadweep, 27.01.2012
Muslim employees, Cochin, 05.04.2012
‘Fine Arts and Literature
State Islamic Arts Literary Festival, Kottayam
‘Publications for knowledge
‘In search of Excellence
Chair for Islamic Studies Calicut University,
‘Social service Scheme for student,
Co-ordination of Islamic Colleges, Vegappally,
‘Arabic studies in Kerala’
Calicut University, 18.12.2012
Dr. A.B. Moideen Kutty
‘Development of Modern Arabic”
Islamiya College, Talikulam, 15.01.2012
Vatanapally Orphanage, Vatanapally, 19.02.2012
‘Youth and Developmetn
Return to fields Youth experience
Govt. College, Thrissur Thrissur, 30.09.2012
‘Palliative care and students’
Islamiyya College for women Mannum, 31.08.2012
‘Youth and Community
Youth Hostel, Calicut, 14.11.2012
‘From campus to Community role
Thrissur , 23.11.2012
Govt. Arts and Science College Calicut
‘Education for New Generation’
Vatanapally Orphanage Vatanapally