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UGC Post Graduate Scholarship for SC/ ST candidates 2011

Sep 6, 2011 12:18 IST

University Grants Commission invites applications for the award of 1000 Post Graduate Scholarship for professional Courses for SC & ST candidates for the year 2010‐ 2011.


The objective of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to SC/ ST candidates to pursue postgraduate level studies in Professional subjects like Engineering & Technology, Management, and Pharmacy etc. on regular basis only at recognized Indian Universities/ Institutions/ Colleges.

Name of the Scholarship Scheme

Post Graduate Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST Candidates: 1000 Scholarships

Important Dates

Last date for applying for scholarship: 25 September 2011

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have obtained Graduate degree in the relevant subject and obtained admission at Postgraduate level for regular full time course in any of the Professional subject in a recognized University/ Institution/ College.
  • Candidates pursuing post graduate course in professional subjects by correspondence or by Distance Education mode are not eligible to receive financial assistance under this scheme.
  • Age (as on 1 July 2011): Maximum 45 years for male applicants; 50 years for female candidates. In exceptional cases, the age may be relaxed.

Amount of Scholarship

The tenure of award is for two/three years depending upon tenure of the postgraduate course.


@ Rs 5,000 per month (ME/MTech)
@ Rs 3,000 per month for other courses.

Contingency A

@ Rs 15,000 per annum(ME/MTech)
@ Rs 10,000 per annum for other courses

How to Apply

Interested eligible candidates should submit applications through online mode. Applicant will be required to upload scanned copies of the following documents while applying online:

  • Caste Certificate (SC/ ST)
  • Age Proof Certificate. (e.g. Birth Certificate, School Leaving Certificate etc)
  • Graduate Degree Marksheet/ Certificate
  • Physical Disability Certificate (if applicable)

Note: Candidate will not be able to submit her application unless above mentioned documents are uploaded.

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