Academic Leadership Development Programme




As per the recent communication from the MHRD, applications for LEAP will be through a centralized PMMMNMTT Portal. Interested candidates are requested to apply afresh on the MHRD's PMMMNMTT Portal, as and when it is announced. Accordingly, NIEPA will also be announcing fresh dates for LEAP Round Two. Inconvenience, if any, is regretted 


The National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), (Deemed to be University) established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, has been approved as a Training institution for implementing the Leadership for Academicians Programme. The university has successfully completed the first round of the LEAP Programme in collaboration with University of Oxford, UK. We are happy to announce round two of the programme, in collaboration with Harvard University, USA, which is expected to be finalized shortly. The Domestic phase will be in New Delhi from 16th -25th October, 2019 and International phase from 6th -10th November, 2019.

The mandatory eligibility conditions shall be:

  • I. At least 8 years of experience in the grade of Professor.
  • II. At least 3 years of experience in administrative positions.
  • III. Impeccable Integrity.
  • IV. High academic standing (at least 30 publications ‘SCOPUS’ international journals/ UGC Approval Journals.
  • V. Age 58 yrs and below

Interested candidates may apply through their respective Institution Head on Nomination Form and send it to :


Kindly note: Previous participants of the LEAP Programme will not be considered.

The last date to apply for the programme is 29th August, 2019.

For queries, kindly contact:
Dr. Aarti Srivastava
Coordinator, Academic Leadership Development Programme (LEAP)
National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration
17-B, Sri Aurobindo Marg, (NCERT Campus)
New Delhi- 110016
Phone: 011-26544864 (O); 9818393438 (M)

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