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UGC Invites Applications for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2014

UGC Invites Applications for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2014

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.

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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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