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UGC Post- Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders 2011- 2013

Sep 27, 2011 16:56 IST

The University Grants Commission, on the basis of an initiative of MHRD, had introduced the scheme of Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme for University rank holders with the objective of attracting talents for pursuing post-graduate studies. The scheme is for non-professional courses only.

Name of the Scholarship Scheme

Post- Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders for academic session 2011-13. The Streams identified at undergraduate level for the award of scholarships includes the following:

  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Commerce
  • Languages

Number of Scholarship: 3000

Important Dates

  • Opening date for applying for scholarship: 9 September 2011
  • Last date for applying for scholarship: 8 October 2011

Eligibility Criteria

  • First & Second Rank holders at under-graduate level in the above mentioned specified streams only admitted in any non-professional Post-Graduate course would be awarded this scholarship.
  • These awardees will have to submit the proofs of their merit position at undergraduate level in University/ Institute/ Autonomous College as well as their admission in first year of Post- Graduate course during academic year 2010-11.
  • The scholarship would however, be subject to securing a minimum of sixty percent marks at undergraduate level.
  • The rank holders would be considered only from affiliated universities wherein at least 100 students and in deemed/ private Universities (*)/ Autonomous/ Non affiliated colleges, at least 25 students have appeared in the examination at undergraduate level in the aforesaid programmes.

* The scheme may not be made available to students in  private deemed and state private universities until a final decision is taken regarding funding of such universities under schemes benefiting teachers and students of such universities.

Duration of Scholarship: 2 years

Rate of Scholarship: Rs 2000 per month (10 months in a year) (Total 20 months)

How to Apply

Eligible students who are pursuing postgraduate 1st year course in any of the Non Professional Course in the current year, i.e. 2010-11 may submit their application for the above scholarship in  prescribed format along with all relevant attested copies of documents. The application format can be viewed at http://117.239.33.193/urh/

The application may be submitted to Deputy Secretary (SR-III), University Grants Commission, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002.

Envelope containing application should be prominently marked as APPLICATION FOR PG MERIT SCHOLARSHIP FOR UNIVERSITY RANK HOLDER (2010-12).

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