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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

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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6 Comment

md asif,

i want scholarship

Arup Dutta,

When i get money of ugc rank holder scholarship of the session 2011-2013


sir, Iam boga rajitha. i completed post graduate in msc mathematics academic session 2007-2009 at kakatiya university. i get in BCcaste 6th rank in k.u in msc(maths). i received a letter from k.u registrar i selected merit scholarship in B.C . I consulted B.C welfare officer in karimnagar(andhra pradesh)those are not responded. I didn't know how to get this scholarship.please give me further information

vani sharma,

sir , i want to know about the scholarship for the girl student who have complete there post graduation as a topper of university in life science


hi this is Ashish from mumbai. I have completed my M.Sc part 1 from mumbai university securing distinction. am i eligible for scholarship for M.Sc part 2.

Mazafar Hussain,

When distribute the post graduate merit scholarship of 2011-2013 for university rank holder of ugc.

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