University Grant Commission Scholarship 2007

New Delhi

Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme for University Rank Holders at Undergraduate Level for the academic session 2006-07.

The University Grants Commission, on the basis of a initiative of MHRD, had introduced Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme for University rank holders (in General and Honours Courses at Undergraduate levels) with the objective of attracting talents for pursuing post-graduate studies in basic subjects. The scheme is for non-professional courses only. The selection will be purely on merit basis. The awardees under this scheme can pursue their Post-Graduate programme in any area of specialization as also in any institution of higher learning in the country recognized by UGC under Section 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act.

Subjects identified at undergraduate level for the award of Scholarships

S.No. Subjects S.No Subjects
1 (General) 12 B.A (Geography) (Hons)
2 B.A (General) 13 B.A (Hindi) (Hons)
3 B.Com (General) 13 B.A (Hindi) (Hons)
4 B.Sc (Botany) (Hons) 15 B.A (Philosophy) (Hons)
5 B.Sc (Chemistry) (Hons) 16 B.A (Political Science) (Hons)
6 B.Sc (Mathematics) (Hons) 17 B.A (Psychology) (Hons)
7 B.Sc (Physics) (Hons) 18 B.A (Sanskrit) (Hons)
8 B.Sc (Statistics) (Hons) 19 B.A (Sociology) (Hons)
9 B.Sc (Zoology) (Hons) 20 B.A (Urdu) (Hons)
10 B.A (Economics) (Hons) 21 B.Com (Hons)
11 B.A (English) (Hons)

Eligibility

  • While in General Courses the First & Second Rank holders at under-graduate level in the above mentioned courses only admitted in any Post-Graduate courses would be awarded the scholarship
  • In Honours Courses scholarship will be awarded only to the First Rank Holder.
  • These awardees will have to submit the proofs of their merit position at undergraduate level as well as their admission in first year of Post-Graduate courses during 2006-07.
  • The scholarship would however, be subject to securing a minimum of sixty percent marks at undergraduate level.

Duration of Scholarships: 2 Years

Number of Scholarships per year:

  • General Course: 1800
  • Honours Course: 575
  • Total:2375

Rate of Scholarship: Rs. 2000/- p.m.(10 months in a year)

Other Conditions:

  • A student who is awarded the Post-Graduate Scholarship will not be debarred from accepting any other Scholarship. But candidate is entitled for only one scholarship either PG Merit Scholarship for University rank holding or Indira Gandhi PG Scholarship for Single Girl Child.
  • Students desirous of leaving the studies mid-way without completing the PG degree will have to take prior approval from the UGC by submitting an application along with justification through the concerned university.
  • The University/College institution will have to submit a certificate of completion of the PG Course in respect of each student availing this scholarship.

Documents to be submitted at the time of application:

  • Proof of admission to Master?s degree course in a recognized Indian University.
  • Matriculation Certificate.
  • Verification certificate from the institution where the candidate has taken admission (Annexture-II)
  • University Rank Certificate at U.G. level (Annexure-III)

Procedure for application:

Eligible students who are pursuing postgraduate 1st year course in any of the above mentioned subjects in the current year, i.e. 2005-2006 may submit their application for the above scholarship (Annexure I) giving full details like name, father?s name, date of birth, permanent and postal address, name of the undergraduate course, percentage of marks obtained along with merit certificate, postgraduate, course being pursued etc. (with all relevant attested copies of documents).

The application may be submitted to within 15 days from the date of publication of this advertisement.

Joint Secretary (NIC),
University Grants Commission,
Bahadurshah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi 110002

Application received after the due date will not be considered. Those who have applied earlier need to apply fresh in response to this advertisement.

Candidates are advised before submitting application should read guidelines for the scheme which is available on UGC website: www.ugc.ac.in.

Envelops containing application should be marked as Application for PG Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holder.

University Grant Commission Scholarship 2007

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