(Scholarship) UGC: Maulana Azad National Fellowship
A candidate has to fulfill the following conditions to be eligible for award
of this fellowship
(i) He/she should belong to one of the minority communities
notified under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act,
(ii) He/she should get admission and registration for regular
and full time M.Phil/Ph.D courses in University/Academic Institution by
fulfilling conditions of admission of that University/Institution, subject to
provisions of the Fellowship as per advertisement of UGC.
(iii) The minority community students once considered eligible for the
fellowship shall not be entitled to benefits under any other source, Central or
State Government or any other body like UGC for the same study.
(iv) Prior clearance of NET/SLET examination will not be a prerequisite for
award of Maulana Azad National Fellowship for minority students for M.Phil/Ph.D.
(v) In order to qualify for the award of JRF/ SRF the UGC norms would be
applicable at pre-M.Phil and pre-Ph.D stage, respectively, including the minimum
score of 50% at post graduate level.
(vi) Not more than two students from one family can avail MOMA fellowship.
(vii) The annual income of the beneficiary/ parents or guardian of the
beneficiary should not exceed Rs 4.5 lakh from all sources.
These are integrated five year fellowships for M.Phil & Ph.D subject to
academic criteria in force for selection to Ph.D programme. The rate of
fellowship for JRF and SRF will be at par with the UGC fellowship as amended
from time to time. Presently these rates are as follows
||@ Rs.16,000/- p.m. for initial two years (JRF)
@ Rs.18,000/- p.m. for remaining tenure (SRF)
|Contingency for Arts & Commerce
||@ Rs.10, 000/- p.a. for initial two years.
@ Rs.20, 500/- p.a. for remaining three years
|Contingency for Sciences & Engineering
||@ Rs.12, 000/- p.a. for initial two years
@ Rs.25, 000/- p.a. for remaining three years.
||@ Rs.3,000/- p.a. per student to the host institution for providing
||@ Rs.2,000/- p.m. in cases of physically and visually challenged
How to Apply:
Interested eligible candidates should submit applications through online
mode. No other mode of applying for fellowship shall be entertained.