PG (Post Graduate) merit scholarship for University rank holders is offered by University Grants Commission (UGC). This scholarship is for a period of two years to enable the rank holders of each university at undergraduate level to pursue their Master’s Degree. All universities/degree awarding institutions would be required to issue rank certificates to the toppers of the university in B.A./B.Sc./B.Com.
- Ist & IInd Rank holders at UG level and admitted in any PG Course are eligible for the scholarship.
- Applicant will have to submit the evidence of their merit position at UG level as well as their admission in PG courses.
- Applicant must have secured a minimum of 60% marks at UG level.
- Applicant must have enrolled in PG Degree for the first time only.
- Age: max 30 years at the time of admission in PG course.
- Distance mode of education will not be considered under the scheme.
- Life Sciences
- Physical Sciences
- Chemical Sciences
- Earth Sciences
- Mathematical Sciences
- Social Sciences
Number of scholarship: total number of scholarships in the first academic year would be 3000.
Duration of scholarship: 2 years only; not be extendable beyond two years, under any circumstances.
- Scholarship of Rs.2,000/- per month for a period of two years (i.e. 10 months in a year).
- IInd year grant will be released after receiving Utilization Certificate and statement of expenditure along with the progress report of the Ist year.
- No other additional grants will be payable in lieu of hostel charges and medical charges etc.
- Application must be submitted only through ONLINE MODE.
- Attested copy of university UG degree.
- Matriculation certificate
- Verification certificate by the institute where, students has taken admission to First Year Postgraduate Course.
- Prescribed format of provisional Rank certificate from the university or autonomous college.
|Organization||University Grants Commission (UGC)|
Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Social Sciences, Commerce, Languages
|Fellowship amount||Rs 2000/m|
|Eligibility||Oen for Indian nationals|
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University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, India: UGC governs the central and state universities of India along with various research labs and centers. It is the major funding agency by the government of India.
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