Department of Higher Education, Haryana

    RUSA would create new universities through upgradation of existing autonomous colleges and conversion of colleges in a cluster. It would create new model degree colleges, new professional colleges and provide infrastructural support to universities and colleges. Faculty recruitment support, faculty improvements programmes and leadership development of educational administrators are also an important part of the scheme. In order to enhance skill development the existing central scheme of Polytechnics has been subsumed within RUSA. A separate component to synergise vocational education with higher education has also been included in RUSA. Besides these, RUSA also supports reforming, restructuring and building capacity of institutions in participating state.

    The following are the primary components of RUSA that capture the key action and funding areas that must be pursued for the fulfilment of the targets:

    • Up gradation of existing autonomous colleges to Universities
    • Conversion of colleges to Cluster Universities
    • Infrastructure grants to Universities
    • New Model Colleges (General)
    • Upgradation of existing degree colleges to model colleges
    • New Colleges (Professional)
    • Infrastructure grants to colleges
    • Research, innovation and quality improvement
    • Equity initiatives
    • Faculty Recruitment Support
    • Faculty improvements
    • Vocationalisation of Higher Education
    • Leadership Development of Educational Administrators
    • Institutional restructuring & reforms
    • Capacity building & preparation, data collection & planning