fbpx
Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Human Resource and Development

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 05 | MHRD

Consider the following statements about the SPARC programme:

1.Ministry of Science and Technology is the nodal ministry for the programme.

2.IIT-Kharagpur is the national coordinating institute to implement the programme.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

What is the purpose of SPARC programme of the Ministry of Human Resource Development?

1.Improve the research ecosystem of India’s higher educational institutions.

2.Facilitate academic and research collaboration among higher educational institutions of India.

Select the correct code:

a) 1 only

b) Both 1 and 2

c) 2 only

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Consider the following statements regarding the selection criteria of institutes under SPARC programme:

1.Indian institutions will be selected from the top 100 in NIRF.

2.Private institutions will not be considered for selection.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Which of the following is not included as academic cooperation under SPARC programme?

a) Visits of top international faculty in Indian institutions to pursue teaching and research

b) Technology transfer by the institutions of foreign countries to premiere Indian Institutes.

c) Joint development of world-class books and monographs.

d) Organize high profile annual international conferences in India.

Related Articles

Close