Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP)

First Batch of Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP)


Date and time: March 15, 2019 10:00AM - April 15, 2019 6:00PM


The Tata Institute of Social Sciences is inviting applications for the first batch of Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP), a fully-funded three weeks leadership development training programme funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Gover nment of India.

The programme will be conducted in collaboration with Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania for second level academic functionaries in public funded higher education institutions who are likely to assume leadership roles in the future. LEAP comprises of two weeks of domestic and one week of foreign training. Highly eminent resource persons from India and abroad will be on-board as speakers and mentors at the programme.

The mandatory eligibility conditions are:

  1. At least 8 years of experience in the grade of Professor
  2. At least 3 years’ experience in administrative positions
  3. Impeccable Integrity
  4. High academic standing (at least 30 publications in Scopusindexed journals/UGC peer reviewed journals)
  5. Age below 55 years

All costs related to domestic and foreign training, including travel, food and accommodation will be covered by the programme.

Application deadline: December 31st, 2018

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