UGC Post Graduate Scholarship for university rank holders
University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited applications for the Post Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme for University Rank Holders at Under Graduate level.
The First and Second Rank holders at undergraduate level and admitted in any Postgraduate Course would be awarded the scholarship. The students will have to submit the proof of their merit position at undergraduate level as well as their admission in postgraduate courses. All universities/degree awarding institutions would be required to issue rank certificates to the toppers of the university in B.A., B.Sc., and B.Com. 3.2 The scholarship would, however, be subjected to securing a minimum of sixty percent marks at undergraduate level.
The scholarship will be available for two years.
The awardees, under this scheme, can pursue their Postgraduate programme in any area of specialization in any institution of higher learning in the country.
Eligibility: The scholarship is available to the student for first PG Degree only. Age limit for the students is 30 years at the time of admission in PG course. Distance mode of education will not be considered under the scheme.
The Undergraduate courses from following streams have been identified for the award of scholarships: (i) Life Sciences (ii) Physical Sciences (iii) Chemical Sciences (iv) Earth Sciences (v) Mathematical Sciences (vi) Social Sciences (vii) Commerce (viii) Languages
The first and second rank holders (Not position holders) would be considered from Universities/ Institutions and non-affiliated/ autonomous colleges according to the number of students who have appeared in the examination at undergraduate level as follows: (i) Affiliating Universities (State/ Central), at least 100 students (ii) Deemed Universities/ Private Universities / Autonomous Colleges / Non-affiliated colleges- at least 25 students.
A total of 3000 scholarships will be awarded. Amount of fellowship will be Rs.3,100/- p.m for a period of two years. Those awarded this Scholarship will not be debarred from accepting any other scholarships.
Applications can be submitted at https://scholarships.gov.in/ (UGC/AICTE Schemes) latest by 30 October 2020. Institution level verification is to be completed by 15 November 2020.
For detailed Guidelines, visit https://scholarships.gov.in/