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UGC PG Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders 2018-19

UGC Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders 2018 for PG Programs 


University Grant Commission invites online applications to Post Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders 2018 session

Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme of UGC PG is for non-professional courses only for regular students. The selection will be purely on merit basis. The awardees under this scheme can pursue their Post-Graduate Program in any area of specialization and also in any institution of higher learning in the country recognized by UGC

This scholarship is exclusively for the aforesaid courses only. Professional Courses are not applicable under this scheme

The undergraduate courses from following streams have been identified for the award of scholarships:
1. Life Sciences
2. Physical Sciences
3. Chemical Sciences
4. Earth Sciences
5. Mathematical Sciences
6. Social Sciences
7. Commerce
8. Languages
All universities/degree awarding institutions would be required to issue rank certificates to the toppers of the university in B.A., B.Sc., and B.Com


Scholarship Details

No. of Scholarship: 3000

Tenure of scholarship: Two years

Award of Scholarship: Each Awardees, under the scheme, will be provided a scholarship of Rs.3100/- p.m. for a period of two years (i.e. 10 months in a year); no other additional grants will be payable in lieu of hostel charges and medical charges etc


Also See : Scholarships 2018


Eligibility Criteria 

The first & second rank holders at UG level and admitted in any postgraduate course would be awarded the scholarship. The students will have to submit the proof of their merit position at undergraduate level as well as their admission in postgraduate courses

The scholarship would however, be subject to securing a minimum of sixty percent (60%) marks at undergraduate level

The scheme is applicable to such students who have taken admission in regular, full-time Master’s Degree course in any recognized university, deemed university, private university, autonomous college or a post graduate college

The scholarship is available to the student for first PG Degree only. Age limit for the students is 30 years at the time of admission in PG course


Other Conditions
> The student who is awarded Post-graduate Scholarship will not be debarred from accepting any other scholarship
> Students 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 studies without prior approval of the UGC will have to refund the whole amount and the concerned institution will be responsible for this



Applications in the prescribed format may be submitted only through NeSP portal: https://scholarships.gov.in under “UGC Schemes


Important Date 

Last Date for submission of application:30th November 2018


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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