Invitation for Expression of Interest for Short-listing of Trusts/Societies for establishing a PIO/NRI University


Government of India has decided to establish a deemed university in India for children of PIOs/NRIs. The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs invites Expression of Interest (EOI) for establishing a PIO/NRI University in India from reputed Overseas Indian Trusts or Registered Societies with experience in establishing and managing higher educational institutions in the format given below:
1. The details of organization containing information regarding finance & administrative strength, organisational structure and source of funding with appropriate documentation. Audited accounts to be furnished at least for the last five years.
2. Attested copies of registration certificate of Trust or Society.
3. Details of experience of the Trust/Society in managing such institutions for at least the last five years.
4. Details of Management Competence for this project.
5. Briefly state concept of the proposed project and details regarding finance, faculty, administration and construction schedule etc.
The expression of interest shall be sent within 45 days from the date of publication of this advertisement. Short-listed Trusts/Societies will be invited to make a presentation on their proposal to a Screening Committee and thereafter will be required to submit the detailed project report for setting up the proposed University for further evaluation.

Interested parties shall submit the EOI to the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs. Broad guidelines for the PIO/NRI University are available in the Ministry’s website:

The envelope must be superscribed “Shortlisting Trust/Society for PIO/NRI University in India”. The Expression of Interest document shall be addressed in a sealed cover to:

Joint Secretary (DS)
Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs
Room No.906, 9th Floor, Akbar Bhawan, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi-110021. Phone:26874240 Fax:24197942

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