(Scholarship) UGC: Post Doctoral Fellowship to women
Target Group: Unemployed women with Ph.D. degrees and an aptitude for
The candidate must have a doctorate degree in the relevant subject preferably
with published research work to their credit.
The total duration of the fellowship is five years. There shall be reservation
for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped candidates as per provision of the
constitution and instructions issued by the Govt. of India from time to time.
55% marks at UG level and 60% of marks at PG level in case of general/open
category,while for reserved category candidates, those will be 50% at UG level
and 55% at PG level respectively.
Age up to 55 years for the candidates belonging to general/open category and
that will be 60 years for reserved category/minority community. Only Ph.D
awarded unemployed candidates will be eligible for the award of Post Doctoral
Nature of Assistance available under the Scheme. The financial assistance
available under the scheme is as follows:
||@ Rs.18,000/-p.m. After 2 years @ Rs. 20,000/- p.m. * Revised as
decided by the Commission vide Item No.4.09 in its meeting held on 4th
August, 2009 as below:
@Rs.25,000/--p.m. for fresh candidates
@Rs.30,000/--p.m. for research experienced holders
||@Rs.50,000/-p.a. for five years
||10% of Post Doctoral Fellowship to the host institution
||@ Rs. 2000/- p.m. (fixed) in cases of physically disabled & blind
The tenure of the award is five years with no provision for further
How to Apply:
The candidates fulfilling the eligibility conditions are required to apply
against the advertisement to be published by the UGC every year in the
prescribed format . The selections would be made with the help of an Expert
Committee as per the procedure of the Commission.