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COIMBATORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, COIMBATORE – 641 014.

ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE INDEX (API) FORM FOR THE POST OF ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
RESEARCH PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

CATEGORY – III (A): RESEARCH, ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRIBUTIONS


(The Maximum API score under this category is restricted to 180 with a minimum of 90)

Brief Explanation:
API Scores are proposed for the research and academic contributions by the candidate.
The self assessment score will be based on verifiable criteria and will be finalized by the screening committee.
Reprints of the publications are to be enclosed for award of marks wherever eligible.

Points Scored
No. of As per
S. No APIs Engineering / Technology Max. Points
Publications Self Evaluation Screening
Committee

Refereed Journals 15 / Publication

Non – refereed but recognized and


reputable journals and periodicals, 10 / Publication
having ISBN / ISSN numbers

Other journals and technical


magazine not covered in the above 5 / Publication
Research Papers
III (A) two categories
Published in:
International : (held
abroad / approved by
Seminar / Conference proceedings MHRD within India)
as full papers, etc., (Abstracts not to 15 / Publication
be included)
National : 10 /
Publication

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CATEGORY – III (B): RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS (Books etc.)
(The Maximum API score under this category is restricted to 150 with a minimum of 75)

Points Scored
No. of As per
S. No APIs Engineering / Technology Max. Points
Books Self Evaluation Screening
Committee

Text or reference books published by 50 / Sole author; 10 /


International publisher with an chapter in an edited
established peer review system book

Subject books by National level


25 / Sole author; and 5 /
publishers / State and Central
chapter in an edited
Government publications with ISBN /
book
ISSN numbers

15 / Sole author; and 3 /


Research Subject books by other local
chapter in an edited
Publications (books, publishers with ISBN / ISSN numbers
book
III (B) chapters in books,
other than refereed Chapters contributed to edited
journal articles) knowledge based volumes published 10 / Chapter
by International Publishers

Chapters contributed to edited


knowledge based volumes published
by International publishers chapters
in knowledge based volumes by 5 / Chapter
Indian / National level publishers with
ISBN / ISSN numbers and with
national and international directories

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CATEGORY – III (C): RESEARCH PROJECTS
(The Maximum API score under this category is restricted to 120 with a minimum of 60)
Points Scored
Amount in
S. No APIs Engineering / Technology Max. Points Rs. As per
(in Lakh) Self Evaluation Screening
Committee
Major Projects amount mobilized with 20 / each project for
grants above Rs.30 Lakh each investigator
Major Projects amount mobilized with
Sponsored Projects 15 / each project for
grants above Rs.5 Lakh up to Rs.30
III (C) (i) carried out / each investigator
Lakh
ongoing
Minor Projects (Amount mobilized
10 / each project for
with grants above Rs.0.5 Lakh up to
each investigator
Rs.5 Lakh)
10 per every Rs.3.0
Lakh and Rs.1.0 lakh
Consultancy respectively for each
Amount mobilized with minimum of consultant
III (C) (ii) Projects carried out
Rs.3 Lakh
/ ongoing 0.3 for every
Rs.10,000 for each
consultant
20 / each major
project for each
Completed Research / Sponsored investigator
Completed Projects
III (C) (iii) Project Report (Acceptance from
Quality Evaluation 10 / each minor
funding Agency)
project for each
investigator
Major policy document of
Projects Outcome / Government Bodies at Central and 30 / each national
III (C) (iv)
Outputs State Level Patent / Technology level output or patent
Transfer / Product / Process

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CATEGORY – III (D): RESEARCH GUIDANCE
(The Maximum API score under this category is restricted to 60 with a minimum of 30)

Points Scored
No. of
S. No APIs Engineering / Technology Max. Points As per
Candidates
Self Evaluation Screening
Committee

III (D) (i) All PG Degrees Degree awarded only 3 / each candidate

III (D) (ii) M.S by Research Degree awarded only 5 / each candidate

10 / each candidate
Degree awarded for each Research
Supervisor
III (D) (iii) Ph.D
7 / each candidate
Thesis Submitted for each Research
Supervisor

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CATEGORY – III (E): TRAINING COURSES AND CONFERENCE / SEMINAR / WORKSHOP PAPERS
(The Maximum API score under this category is restricted to 90 with a minimum of 45)

No. of Points Scored


Weeks / Days
Engineering /
S. No APIs Max. Points / Conferences As per
Technology Self
/ Lectures / Screening
Evaluation
Presentations Committee

Attended Refresher Courses, Not less than Two


20 / each
Methodology Workshops, Training, Weeks duration
Teaching Learning – Evaluation
III (E) (i)
Technology Programmes, Soft Skills One Week Duration 10 / each
Development Programmes, Faculty
Development Less than a week 1 / day

Participation and Presentation of


research papers (oral / poster) in

a) International
15 / each
Conference

b) National 10 / each
Papers in Conferences / Seminars /
III (E) (ii)
Workshops etc c) Regional / State
5 / each
level

d) Local University
3 / each
/ College Level

a) International 10 / each
Invited lectures or presentations for
III (E) (iii)
conference / Symposia
b) National Level 5 / each

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING THE API FORM:

1. Score for paper in refereed journal would be augmented as follows:

(i) Indexed Journals - 5 points

(ii) Paper with impact factor between 1 and 2 - 10 Points

(iii) Paper with impact factor between 2 and 5 - 15 points

(iv) Paper with impact factor between 5 and 10 - 25 points

2. If a paper presented in Conference/Seminar is published in the form of proceedings the point would accrue for the
publication (III)(a) and not under presentation (III)(e)(ii).

3. The API for joint publications will have to be calculated in the following manner:

4. Of the total score for the relevant category of publications by the concern teacher the first / principal author and the
corresponding author / supervisor / mentor of the teacher would share equally total score. If the number of authors are
more that the first two authors would share equally sixty percent of the total points and remaining authors would
share equally 40% of the points.

Please enclose the details on the self-evaluation in a separate sheet along with the application form.

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