UGC notifies hike in JRF, SRF Research Fellowships Amount – University Grant Commission (UGC) on June 3, 2019 has notified the hike in JRF, SRF Research Fellowship amount in Science, Humanities and Social Sciences. As per the revised fellowship now JRF will be awarded 31, 000/- and SRF will be awarded 35, 000/-. Before JRF fellowship was 25,000/- and SRF fellowship was 28, 000/-.
The revised rates of Fellowship amount under the UGC Scheme for Junior Research Fellowship/Senior Research Fellowship in Science, Humanities and Social Sciences (UGC-NET),” was approved in the 539th meeting of University Grant Commission (UGC) held on February 26, 2019, said in a public notice published by the Commission
As per the notice the revised amount of fellowships are applicable with effect from January 1, 2019.
Accordingly, the HRA at the revised rate of 8%, 16% and 24% is allowed as per Government of India norms as applicable in the location where the research fellows are working.
UGC notice also mentions that, “the other terms and conditions will remain same as per the UGC XII Plan JRF guidelines,”
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