(Scholarship) UGC: Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF)
for SC/ST candidates
- SC/ST Candidates who have passed the Post Graduate examination in
concerned subject and who desire to pursue research without JRF of UGC-NET
or UGC-CSIR NET.
- The selection will be made on the basis of merit of the candidates.
- The candidate must get himself/herself registered for M.Phil./Ph.D at
the first available opportunity but not later than within a period of two
years from the receipt of award letter.
- This period is not extendable. However, the actual payment of fellowship
will be made with effect from the date of joining only
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
||@Rs.10000/-p.a. for initial two years
@Rs.20500/-p.a. for remaining tenure
||@Rs.12000/-p.a. for initial two years
@Rs.25000/-p.a. for remaining tenure
||@Rs. 3000/- p.a. per student to the host
institution for providing infrastructure
||@ Rs. 2000/- p.m. in cases of physically
handicapped & blind candidates
||As per rules of the University/ Institutions
How to Apply:
Applications are invited in the prescribed format once in a year through
advertisement in leading newspapers and Employment News. The same is also
uploaded in the UGC Website www.ugc.ac.in The selection is made on the basis of
merit and as per the procedure of the Commission.
Applications received will be scrutinized, and short listed by the