Projects & Services

Projects & Services

The technology being a driving force in the contemporary education system, the Centre has taken-up a number of initiatives for the benefit of the academic community in India. These initiatives are categorized into various phenomenons as mentioned below:

Scholarly Network

Vidwan: Expert Database

Expert Database and National Researcher's Network is the premier database of profiles of scientists and faculty members working in leading academic institutions and other R & D organizations in India. A persistent URL, username and password are issued to each expert facilitating them to edit and update their profile information. Data ingest dashboard was developed to import the profile information as the administrator.


IRINS is web-based Research Information Management (RIM) service provided by the Centre to organize the research related information at the institute level. The portal facilitates the academic, R & D organizations and faculty members, scientists to collect, curate and showcase the scholarly communication activities and provide an opportunity to create the scholarly network. The IRINS is available as free software-as-a-service to the academic and R&D organizations in India. The IRINS supports the integration of existing research repository with open and commercial citation databases, scholarly publishers, etc. It is integrated with academic identity such as ORCID ID, Scopus ID, Research ID, Microsoft Academic ID, Google Scholar ID for ingesting the scholarly contributions.

E-Content Development and Services

e-PG Pathshala

e-PG Pathshala is an MHRD initiative under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT), executed by the UGC. Under this initiative, a huge volume of content along with its quality is developed for 70+ subjects and accessible in open access mode.


Vidya-mitra is an online learning portal for all the e-content projects. The portal facilitates searching and browsing of all content hosted on a platform wherein a learner can easily access the desired material including audio/video learning material, textual material, multimedia-enriched materials, etc. through a single interface. Currently, vidya-mitra has 44,450+ eText and 66,000+ Video.


The INFLIBNET is executing this project under the aegis of UGC. The major role of INFLIBNET is fund disbursement to all course coordinator, the web interface of course proposal and a dedicated portal for UGC-MOOCs. Portal provides a dashboard for SWAYAM coordinators, mentors, information on PG-courses update, workshop details, etc. The proposal is being invited by the dedicated portal and all the new courses under said national coordinator have been identified through the portal.

Swayam Prabha

The SWAYAM-PRABHA, an MoE project under NME-ICT, is conceived as a group of 32 DTH channels devoted to telecasting of high-quality educational programmes on 24X7 basis using the GSAT-15 transponders. New content for at least four hours is being telecasted that would be repeated 5 more times in a day, allowing the student to choose the time slot as per their convenience. The INFLIBNET Centre is continuing the task of developing portal of SWAYAM PRABHA and its hosting including archiving of videos for all the channel.

Rankings and Accreditation


The ranking framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. The INFLIBNET Centre is responsible for the development of NIRF Web Portal including data capturing system, perception capturing system, the feedback mechanism and the ranking platform. The Centre is also involved to provide and verify data on publications, citations, patents and highly cited papers within India.


Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) is an initiative of Ministry of Education to systematically rank all major higher educational institutions and universities in India based on indicators related to "Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development". INFLIBNET Centre is serving as a technical partner to execute the assignment and also provided patent data for all the applicant institutes.


The project, called “Accreditation Workflow Management System (AWMS)” is related to accreditation of technical institution’s programme. The Centre is involved to develop full-fledge online platform of accreditation workflow management system for technical institutes based on requirements provided by National Board of Accreditation.


The INFLIBNET Centre is awarded a project of validation and verification of bibliometric data for the HEIs undergoing the NAAC Accreditation. Under the project, the Centre is responsible to provide data for bibliometrics related elements for all applicants and also provides support and consultancy services for validation of bibliometrics data.

Data Services

ICSSR Data Service

The ICSSR has sanctioned a project entitled "Setting-up of Indian Social Science Data Repository for the ICSSR's Data Service" to the Centre. The ICSSR has signed an MoU with Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, New Delhi for providing NSS and ASI datasets which, in turn, are being handed over to INFLIBNET Centre for hosting onto the repository.

e-Governance and Technical Services


The University Grants Commission assigned the responsibility for setting up IT Cell at UGC and development and maintenance of the website of the UGC as well as for automation of its various schemes, Grant Management System and e-Scholarship-Fellowship Award Registration Tracking System (e-SARTS).


The Centre is engaged to design and develop a dedicated portal for the scheme Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT). The portal provides all information related to PMMMNMTT such as about scheme, list of Centres and program schedule, etc. A dashboard is developed for each component such as LEAP, ARPIT, NRC, HRDC, TLC, FDC, SoE, etc.

Study in India

The Centre is working on one of the important educational projects of MHRD which is being executed by the EdCIL. The EdCIL has assigned the task of design and development of the website and its web applications for "Study in India"

National Testing Agency

The Centre is fully engaged to develop dedicated website of NTA with necessary dynamic and user-friendly modules including test practice centre module, admin module, mock test module, test admin Portal, exam centre module, TA admin module, admit card module and exam result module.

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

The Centre has also developed an online application for Institutes through which institute can join UBA and can opt the villages. In addition, the admin dashboard including score module was created by the Centre.

Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat

The Ministry of Education assigned the task for creation of web portal of "Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat" to INFLIBNET Centre. It is sub-set of MoE project called “Unnat Bharat Abhiyan”, being executed by IIT Delhi. EBSB is made for the exchange of cultural events and activities among the state of India.