Scholarships : UGC Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scheme 2013 – 14

UGC Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scheme 2013 – 14

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UGC Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scheme 2013 – 14

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC / ST Candidate For The Year 2013 – 2014.

UGC Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship scheme has been initiated keeping in view the social background of the candidates for the deprived section of the society and to provide them opportunity to undertake advanced studies and research. The objective of this award is to provide fellowships in the form of financial assistance to students belonging to SC / ST to pursue higher studies leading to MPhil and PhD degrees in Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences and Engineering & Technology.

University Grants Commission invites applications for the award of 2000 fellowships for SC candidates and 667 fellowships for ST candidates for the year 2013 – 2014 respectively under Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC / ST Candidates to undertake advanced studies and research in Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences in Indian universities & colleges.

UGC Rajv Gandhi National Fellowship  for pursuing full time studies leading to M.Phil / Ph.D degree. Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship would be available only to those SC / ST candidates who are not availing themselves of the benefit of JRF of UGC – NET or UGC – CSIR NET. Selections will be made on the basis of merit.

Eligibility for UGC Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2013 – 14

  • The candidate should belong to SC / ST and should have passed the Post Graduate examination.
  • The selection will be made on the basis of merit of the candidates. The candidate must get himself / herself registered for MPhil / PhD 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 UGC Rajiv Gandhi National  fellowship will be made with effect from the date of approval of fellowship or date of joining whichever is later.

Nature of Assistance available under the Scheme   

UGC Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship is initially for two years under the RGNF Scheme. Before expiry of this period, the work of the Fellow will be evaluated by a Committee of three members comprising of Head of the Department, Supervisor and one outside subject expert to be constituted by the concerned Department of the / University / Institution / College. If the research work is found satisfactory, his / her tenure will be extended further for a period of three years under the enhanced emoluments of the Rajiv Gandhi National Senior Research Fellowship ( RGNSRF ).

The recommendation of the Committee shall be submitted to the UGC for upgradation to the level of RGNSRF. The work done and the time spent on UGC Rajiv Gandhi National scholarships or fellowships of any agency other than the UGC will not be taken into account while considering the proposals for enhancement in the value of  UGC Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship.

UGC Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship may be withdrawn if the work is not considered satisfactory or the candidate fails in any of the examinations related to Ph.D. 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 Rajiv Gandhi National Junior Research Fellow. In such cases work will be evaluated again before third year of the tenure, and if improvement is found, the Fellow will get two more years under the RGNSRF. Thus, the total period of  UGC Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship ( RGNJRF and RGNSRF ) is for five years, with no further provision of extension.



Amount of Fellowship for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2013 – 14

Fellowship in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering & Technology @ Rupee 16000/-p.m. for initial two years
@ Rupee 18000/-p.m. for remaining tenure
RGNJRF
RGNSRF
Contingency A @ Rupee 10000/-p.a. for initial two years
@ Rupee 20500/-p.a. for remaining tenure
Humanities & Social Sciences
Contingency B @ Rupee12000/-p.a. for initial two years
@ Rupee 25000/-p.a. for remaining tenure
Sciences, Engg. & Technology
Departmental Assistance@ Rupee 3000/- p.a. per student to the host institution for providing infrastructure For all disciplines
Escorts/Reader assistance @ Rupee 2000/- p.m. in cases of physically handicapped & blind candidates For all disciplines
HRAAs per rules of the University/ Institutions For all disciplines

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  • Respected sir/madam iam a tribal student doing mphil,so please inform me about RGNF
    By H.kayalvizhi from salem,tamil nadu on December 4, 2013 at 4:58 pm
  • Respected sir/madam,i am doing mphil ,please inform about RGNF
    By kayalvizhi from salem,tamil nadu on December 4, 2013 at 4:53 pm
  • Madam/Sir, I am Bhavya belongs to ST community doing my PHD in "ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES". Please guide me how and when to apply for "RAJIV GANDHI NATIONAL FELLOWHIP PROGRAM'S SCHLORHSIP 2014"
    By Bhavya from Bangalore on September 26, 2013 at 8:18 pm
  • UGC RGNFS is a generous scheme in the field of higher education which has been helping thousands of poor and deprived students throughout the country since its inception.
    By Rustam Brahma from Kokrajhar, Assam on September 15, 2013 at 2:26 pm
  • WHEN WILL the result come
    By Mayuri Warwade from Bodhgaya Bihar on July 22, 2013 at 11:38 am
  • dear sir please guide me. for phd scholorship my subject are human rights bahadur singh jadav
    By bahadur singh jadav from andhrapradesh on July 8, 2013 at 6:43 pm
  • sir, how to select for ugc rgnf sc/st 2014-2014? what are the factors they are considered for the final selection?
    By lachaiah from andhrapradesh on June 21, 2013 at 1:46 pm
  • website for applying application for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scheme 2014 is not opening, please let me know how can I apply?
    By Amit Roy from Bangalore on June 11, 2013 at 12:46 pm
  • sir , im a life science student i want to do phd. so, please send details abt the rgnf particulars to my mail plz help me sir. thank u sir
    By devipriya from madurai tamilnadu on June 8, 2013 at 5:49 pm
  • what is my application position for Rajiv Gandhi national Fellowship , I am ST Candidate , My qualification M Phil In Post Graduate & Research Institute , Dakshin Bharat Hindi Prachara Sabha, Madras, Kairatabad, Hyderad.
    By LAVURI VIJAYALAKSHMI from lucknow on June 7, 2013 at 8:55 pm
  • dear sir, if any candidate does nat selected in 1st apply then he or she can apply again or not.
    By poornima verma from lucknow on May 29, 2013 at 7:29 pm
  • Ph.D scholar in economics
    By PURUSHOTHAMAN.B from Nagappattinam, Tamilnadu on May 12, 2013 at 2:34 pm
  • Good evening sir, when will be the next notification for this fellowship? I would be very grateful if you kindly do inform me. With Regards.
    By Jagat Debbarma from Jorhat, Assam on May 1, 2013 at 6:31 pm
  • i am rajesh kumar shende, doing phd in veterinary microbilogy in 2nd year so can you inform me, how to aplly the rajiv gandi fellowship in year (session)2014-2014 and when will form come for session 2014-2014.
    By dr rajesh kumar shende from raipur chhattisgarh on April 29, 2013 at 8:16 pm
  • sir, please inform me for RGNF 2014-14 on my email.
    By kavita kumari from amravati on April 29, 2013 at 6:48 pm
  • i want to higher study
    By laxman kandha from amravati on April 29, 2013 at 5:23 pm
  • is it possible for disabled... pls give details
    By Benet rajadurai from amravati on April 27, 2013 at 1:52 pm
  • good afternoon sir, when will come add of rgnf for the year 2014-14 thank you sir
    By kavita from amravati on April 12, 2013 at 4:23 pm
  • When will the form be issued for Scholarship for ST/ST candidates pursuing their Ph.D and have registered? I would be very grateful, if you could furnish the necessary information.
    By Alexander Kerketta from Tura, Meghalaya on April 1, 2013 at 7:18 pm
  • I, Alexander Kerketta, a research Scholar in the Department of Education, under NEHU,Shillong, has already registered; I would like to avail Fellowship from UGC Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2014 to pursue further. I would be very glad if I would be given this fellowship to complete and expedite my Research work entitloed "Evaluation of Sarva Shisha Abhiyan in the Three Districts of Garo Hills". Looking forward for a positive aid. Thank you!
    By Alexander Kerketta from Tura, Meghalaya on April 1, 2013 at 6:32 pm
  • hi sir this is chandraprakash. iam doing Ph.D,, in c.s.e dept. my caste is sc'b'. can u tell me how to apply the rajiv ghandi fellowship in the year 2014. i got admission in this year only. thank u sir.
    By v.chandraprakash from hyderabad,Andhrapradesh. on March 28, 2013 at 12:07 pm
  • when will form come for 2014 14 session
    By amar from jaipur on March 26, 2013 at 1:47 pm
  • i want more information about it
    By aditi upadhyay from jaipur on December 7, 2012 at 11:42 pm
  • good evening sir i research scholar got selected for ugc rgnf and got award letter on 06 june 2014.give me information regarding the next procedure to get the fellowship amount. thanking you
    By vijaya from andhrapradesh on July 20, 2012 at 5:50 pm
  • U G C SELECTED TO ME FOR M PHIL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME LIST DECLARE TO FEB O12 STILL WE DO NOT GET ANY LETTER FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CAN U INFORM US.
    By GAUTAM VASANTRAO NARNAWARE from KARVE INSTITUTE, PUNE . MAHARASHTRA on July 16, 2012 at 11:49 am
  • fellowshipscheems when pls need opening date
    By gpanneerselvam from chennai on February 4, 2012 at 2:08 pm