UGC-Scholarships

UGC-PG Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC,ST Candidates 2008-2009

UGC-Scholarships

University Grants Commission 2008-2009

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University Grants Commission 2008-2009

University Grants Commission-PG Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC,ST Candidates 2008-2009

PG Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST Candidates

The University Grants Commission invites application for the award of Scholarship for the year 2007-08 & 2008-09 under the scheme of PG Scholarships for Professional courses for SC/ ST candidates.

The Scheme has been initiated keeping in view the social background of the candidates from the studies in Professional subjects like Engineering and Technology, Management, Pharmacy etc. in Indian Universities/ Institutions/ Colleges.

The objective of this scheme is to provide financial assistance to 1000 SC/ST candidates to purse postgraduate level studies in Professional subjects at recognized Indian Universities/ Institutions/ Colleges.

The candidate must have obtained graduate degree in the relevant subject and obtained admission at Postgraduate level for regular full time course in any of the Professional subject in a recognized University/ Institution/ College. Candidates pursuing PG course in Professional subjects by correspondence or by Distance Education mode are not eligible to receive financial assistance under this scheme. The upper age limit for male applicant is 45 years as on 1st July on the year of application and 50 years in the case of female candidates. In exceptional cases, the age may be relaxed.

The tenure of award is for two/three years depending upon tenure of the Postgraduate course.

The Financial Assistance available under the scheme is:

M.Tech:

Scholarship: Rs.5, 000/- p.m.

Contingency: Rs.15, 000/- p.a.

Others:

Scholarship: Rs.3, 000/- p.m.

Contingency: Rs.10, 000/- p.a.

The Applications in the prescribed format given below, may be sent to the Under Secretary (SA-III), University Grants Commission, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi ? 110 002, duly forwarded through the Universities/ Institutions/ Colleges where the fellow is pursuing his/her Post Graduate course within one month from the date of issue of advertisement (Non-extendable) for the scholarship for the year 2007-08.

The last date of receipt of the applications of the scholarship for the year 2008-09 is 01.09.2008.

The selection will be made with the help of an expert committee constituted by the commission. The decision of the commission in this regard will be final. Direct and incomplete applications will not be entertained. For further clarification if any may visit UGC website www.ugc.ac.in

Reference Website:www.ugc.ac.in

UGC-PG Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC,ST Candidates 2008-2009