(Scholarship) UGC: Emeritus Fellowship


(Scholarship) UGC: Emeritus Fellowship


Target Group is Highly qualified and experienced, superannuated or likely to be superannuated within 6 months, teachers of recognized universities/colleges/institutions.The eligibility will be based on the quality of research and published work contributed by the teacher in his/her service career. The awardee (superannuated) can work under this scheme with a well defined time bound action plan upto the age of 70 years or up to two years (non-extendable) of the award whichever is earlier

Scheme Details:

The Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) Scheme for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes is formulated and funded by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The scheme is open to candidates who belong to Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe and wish to pursue higher studies such as regular and full time M.Phil. and Ph.D degrees in Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Engineering & Technology.

Fellowship in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering &
@Rs.16000/-p.m. for initial two years
@Rs.18000/-p.m. for remaining tenure
Contingency A @Rs.10000/-p.a. for initial two years
@Rs.20500/-p.a. for remaining tenure
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Contingency B @Rs.12000/-p.a. for initial two years
@Rs.25000/-p.a. for remaining tenure
Sciences, Engg.
& Technology
Departmental Assistance @Rs. 3000/- p.a. per student to the host
institution for providing infrastructure
For all
Escorts/Reader assistance @ Rs. 2000/- p.m. in cases of physically
handicapped & blind candidates
For all
HRA As per rules of the University/ Institutions For all

How to Apply:

The eligible superannuated teachers in universities / institutions can apply any time throughout the year in the prescribed format for the Scheme. (Annexure-I) They are required to send two of their best publications/research works with the application. The application (two sets of the proposal ) has to be routed through the Registrar/Principal of University/College, the applicant chooses to work with .

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