Project Approval Board (PAB)

Under the chairmanship of Secretary, Higher Education the PAB is constitutes of the following members

  • Chairman UGC, Co-Chairman.
  • Vice-Chairman UGC.
  • Chairman AICTE.
  • Secretary UGC.
  • Chairman SHEC of concerned State.
  • Two experts in Higher Education Sector.
  • Financial Advisor in MHRD.
  • Advisor (HE), Planning Commission.
  • Joint Secretary (HE), Convener.


PAB examines, appraises and approves State Higher Education Plans (SHEP) and approves the release of the funds to States and Institutions. It also evaluates the performance of States and institutions in RUSA.