(Scholarship) UGC: Junior Research Fellowship in Sciences,
Humanities and Social Sciences
Target Group: Candidates who have qualified in NET or the
UGC-CSIR joint tests. Eligibility:Candidates who have qualified in NET or the
UGC-CSIR joint test. However, the selection for the JRF is made by the
TThe financial Assistance for the scheme is as follows.
||@ Rs.12,000/-p.m. for initial two years JRF
@ Rs.14,000/-p.m. for remaining tenure SRF
||@ Rs.10,000/-p.a. for initial two years Humanities &
@ Rs.20,500/-p.a. for remaining tenure Social Sciences
||@ Rs.12,000/-p.a. for initial two years Science @
Rs.25,000/-p.a for remaining tenure
||@ Rs. 3,000/-p.a. per student to the host Assistance
institution for providing infrastructure
||@ Rs. 2,000/-p.m. in case of physically Assistance
handicapped & blind candidates
||as per rule of the concerned institution Or
Categorization of cities
The tenure of fellowship is initially for two years under the JRF scheme.
Upon expiry of this period, the work of the Fellow will be evaluated by experts.
If the research work is found satisfactory, his/her tenure will be extended for
a further period of three years under the enhanced emoluments of the Senior
Research Fellowship (SRF). In case the work for the first two years is not found
satisfactory, an additional year will be given to him/her for improvement.
However, during this period he/she will be designated as a Junior Research
Fellow. In such cases work will be evaluated again after three years, and if
improvement is found, the Fellow will get two more years under the SRF. Thus,
the total period of fellowship (JRF and SRF) is five years, will no further
provision of extension.
How to Apply:
Only NET/UGC-CSIR joint tests qualified candidates are
eligible to apply (for fellowship) under the scheme. The qualified candidates
have to apply against the advertisements given by the
universities/institutions/colleges recognized under Sec. 2 (f) and 12 (B) of the
UGC Act. The selection is made as per the procedure of respective institutions.
Those Universities/Institutes are not recognized under UGC Act. They may be
enclosed notification of Govt. of India.