Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship Scheme

Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship Scheme For Single Girl Child,UGC

University Grants Commission - New Delhi


The Univeristy Grants Commission, based on the recent initiative of MHRD, has introduced a Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child with the pirpose of supporting higher education through scholarship to such girls who happen to be the only child in their families and also to provide incentive for the parents to observe small family norm.

Eligibility :

Any single girl child of her parents will be eligible under the scheme. The scheme is applicable to such a single girl child who has taken admission inMaster's degree programes in any recognized university or a Post-Graduate college.

Duration Of the Scholarships : 2 Years

Number Of Scholarships per year : 1200

Rate of Scholarships :

Rs.2000/- p.m. Besides, no tution fees will be charged from such girls should they decide to pursue their Master's Degree in universities & colleges covered under 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act.

Other Conditions :

A student who is awarded the Post-Graduate scholrship will not be debarred from accepting any other scholarship.

A 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. Any student who discontinues the studies without prior approval of the UGC will have to refund the whole amount and the concerned institution will be responsible for this.

The University / College institution has to submit a certificate of completion of the PG course in respect of each student availing this scholarship.

Documents to be submitted at the time of applying :

(a) Proof of admission to Master's degree course in a recognized Indian University.

(b) An affidavit from the parents / girl child duly attested by the First Class Magistrate / Gazetted Officer mentioned that she is the only child in the family.

Procedure for application :

Eligible students who are pursuing postgraduate 1st year course in the current year i.e. 2005-2006 may submit their application for the above scholarship giving full details like name, father's name, date of birth, permanent and postal address, name of the undergraduate course, percentage of marks obtained, postgraduate course being pursued etc., ( with relevant attested copies of documents) may be submitted to Head, UGC- Selections and Awards Bureau, Delhi University South Campus, Benito Juarez Marg, New Delhi - 110 021 within 15 days from the date of publication of t

Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship Scheme For Single Girl Child,UGC