UGC-Post Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme

UGC-Post Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme

UGC

University Grants Commission

Website:http://www.ugc.ac.in/

UGC-Post Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme For University Rank Holders at Undergraduate Level 2006-2007

University Grants Commission Post Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme For University Rank Holders at Undergraduate Level 2006-2007

Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme for University Rank Holders at Undergraduate Level for academic session 2006-07

The university Grants Commission , on the basis of initiative of MHRD, had introduced Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme for University rank holders ( in General and Honours Courses at Undergraduate levels) with the objective of attracting talents for pursuing Post-Graduate studies in basis subjects. The scheme is for non-professional courses only. The selection will be purely on merit basis. The awardees under this scheme can pursue their Post - Graduate programme in any area of specialization as also in any institution of higher learing in the country recognized by UGC under Section 2 (f and 12 (B) of UGC Act.

Subjects Identified at Undergraduate level for the award of scholarships

* B.Sc. ( General )

* B.A. ( General )

* De B.Com ( General )

* B.Sc. ( Botany )(Hons)

* B.Sc. ( Chemistry ) (Hons)

* B.Sc. (Mathematics) ( Hons)

* B.Sc. ( Physics) (Hons)

* B.Sc. ( Statistics ) ( Hons)

* B.Sc. ( Zoology ) ( Hons)

* B.A. ( Economics ) ( Hons)

* B.A. ( English ) ( Hons)

* B.A. ( Geography ) ( Hons)

* B.A. ( Hindi ) ( Hons)

* B.A. ( History ) ( Hons)

* B.A. ( Philosophy) ( Hons)

* B.A. ( Pol.Sc) (Hons)

* B.A. ( Psycology) ( Hons)

* B.A. ( Sanskrit ) ( Hons)

* B.A. ( Sociology ) ( Hons )

* B.A. ( Urdu ) ( Hons )

* B.Com ( Hons)

Eligibility:

* While in General Courses the First & Second Rank holders at under-graduate level in the above mentioned courses only admitted in any Post-Graduate courses would be awarded the Scholarships.

* In Honours Courses Scholarship will be awarded only to the First Rank Holders.

* These awardees will have to submit the proofs of their merit position at undergraduate levels as well as thei admission in first year of Post - Graduate courses during 2006-2007.

* The Scholarship would have to however, be subject to securing a minimum of sixty percent marks at undergraduate level.

Duration of Scholarship: 2 years

Number of scholarships per year:

General Course - 1800

Honours Course - 575

Total - 2375

Rate of Scholarship per year: Rs.2000/p.m. ( 10 months in a year)

Other Conditions

* A student who is awarded the Post-Graduate Scholarship will not be debarred from accepting any other Scholarship, But candidate is entitled for only one scholarship either PG Merit Scholarship for University rank holding or Indira Gandhi PG Scholarship for single Girl Child.

* Student desirous of leaving the studies mid-way without completing the PG degree will have to take prior approval from the UGC by submitting an application along with justification through the concerned university.

* The University / College Institution will have to submit a certificate of completion of the PG Course in respect of each student availing this scholarship.

For othe details and application format please visit www.ugc.ac.in OR refer the leading news papers dated 21.07.2007

Last date: Within 15 days from the date of publication of this advertisement - ( 21.07.2007 )

Reference Website:www.ugc.ac.in

UGC-Post Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme