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UGC Invites Applications for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2014

Published On: 16 May 2013 | Last Updated On: 26 Jun 2013

Applications are invited by University Grant Commission (UGC) for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2014. The fellowship is open to candidates who belong to Scheduled Caste (SC) & Scheduled Tribe (ST) and wish to pursue higher studies such as regular and full time M.Phil. and Ph.D degrees in Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Engineering & Technology in Universities/Colleges/Institutions of India. The fellowship is funded by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Ministry of Tribal Affairs.

Scholarship Details:

Fellowship in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering & Technology

@Rs.16000/-p.m. for initial two years
@Rs.18000/-p.m. for remaining tenure


Contingency A

@Rs.10000/-p.a. for initial two years
@Rs.20500/-p.a. for remaining tenure

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Contingency B

@Rs.12000/-p.a. for initial two years
@Rs.25000/-p.a. for remaining tenure

Sciences, Engg.
& Technology

Departmental Assistance

@Rs. 3000/- p.a. per student to the host
institution for providing infrastructure

For all disciplines

Escorts/Reader assistance

@ Rs. 2000/- p.m. in cases of physically
handicapped & blind candidates

For all disciplines


As per rules of the University/ Institutions

For all disciplines

Eligibility Criteria:

  • SC/ST candidates who have passed the post graduate examination in concerned subject and who desire to pursue research without JRF of UGC-NET or UGC-CSIR NET are eligible to apply.
  • The candidate must get himself/herself registered for M.Phil./Ph.D at the first available opportunity but not later than within a period of two years from the receipt of award letter.

For more details on eligibility criteria, click here.

How to Apply:

Candidates can apply online.

For more details on how to apply, click here.

Selection Procedure:

Selection will be made on the basis of merit of the candidates.

Important Dates:

Application deadline: Wednesday, July 12, 2013.

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