Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child

Indira Gandhi Scholarship 
for Single Girl Child 
for PG academic session 2009-11 

                    Any single girl child being the only child of her parents is eligible under the scheme. The benefit under scheme will be available to such a single girl child who has taken admission in first year of a Master's degree programmes 
in any recognized university or a post-graduate college during the current year i.e. 2009-10. 

Rate of Scholarship
                            : 2000 

Duration of Scholarships                    : 2 years (for 10 months in a year)
Number of Scholarships per year       : 1200 
It is expected from the University/PG College/Institution where such students have taken admission in first year of PG Course during academic session 2008-10 that no tuition fee will be charged from such girls should they decide to pursue their Master�s Degree in university & colleges covered under 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act. 

Other Conditions: 
The scheme is for
 non-professional courses only at P.G. level. The scheme is applicable to such students who have taken admissions in regular, full-time Master Degree course in anyrecognized University/Institution or a Post Graduate College. 

Affidavit on Rs.50/- Stamp Paper from SDM/First Class Magistrate/Gazetted Officers (not below the rank of Tehsildar) conforming that she is the only child in her family without having any brother. 
Documents to be submitted at the time of application: 
  • Application in prescribed format..
  • Proof of admission to Ist Year Master's degree course in a recognized Indian University/College/Institution.
  • Joining Report from the institution where the candidate has taken admission for PG Course       (Annexure-I).
  • An affidavit Rs.50/- Stamp Paper from the parents/girl duly attested by the SDM/First Class Magistrate/Gazetted officer (not below the rank of Tehsildar) copying the same language mentioned at(Annexure-II).
  • Matriculation Certificate.
Procedure for application:
       Eligible students who are pursuing postgraduate 1st year course in the current year i.e. 2009-2010 may submit their applications for this scholarship in the prescribed format with relevant attested copies of all documents.
The application may be submitted to :
Mr. Satish Ahuja, 
Under Secretary (SA-III), 
University Grants Commission, 
Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, 
New Delhi-110002 
within30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in Newspapers.
Envelops containing application should be marked prominently as