Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC-ST

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC-ST candidates for Phil and PhD studies

The University Grants Commission invites applications for the award of fellowship for the year 2011-12 under Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scheme (RGNFS) for the benefit of SC/ST candidates for the consideration to select candidates for award of fellowship belonging to SC/ST category under the scheme.
Objective: It is for the to provide fellowship in the form of financial assistance to students belonging to SC/ ST to pursue studies leading to M. Phil and Ph. D degree (full time) in Sciences, Engg. & Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Eligibility: Post Graduate degree in the concerned subject & registered for M.Phil/Ph.D in recognized University/Institute/College.

Fellowship amount:

Science Humanities and Social Science:

Rs.16000/-p.m. for initial two years
Rs.18000/-p.m. for remaining tenure

Engg. & Technology:

Rs.16000/-p.m. for initial two years
Rs.18000/-p.m. for remaining tenure

Contingency A (Humanities & Social Sciences)

Rs.10000/-p.a. for initial two years
Rs.20500/-p.a. for remaining tenure

Contingency B (Sciences, Engg. & Technology)

Rs.12000/-p.a. for initial two years
Rs.25000/-p.a. for remaining tenure 

Departmental Assistance (All subjects)

Rs. 3000/- p.a. per student to the host institution for providing infrastructure

Escorts/Reader Assistance (All subjects)

Rs. 2000/- p.m. in cases of physically handicapped & blind candidates

Selection process: Students will be selected by the Expert Committee on the basis of merit. The decision of the Commission in this regard shall be final. Direct & incomplete applications will not be entertained.

How to apply:
Online application will be available on July 30, 2011

Application deadline:
August 30, 2011


  1. hey m kankana. i have completed my M.Sc recently. want to do Phd now.I belong to sc category. I am confused between two things. is it necessary to register myself into some university/institute prior of applying for the scholarship and secondly, when ll the applications open for 2012 -13 ?

  2. Sir can you send me a link related to ONGC Scholarship fo my further studies.

  3. it is such a nice article thnx for this important post. it help me lots
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