UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION
Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme for University Rank Holders
at Undergraduate Level for academic session 2010-12The University Grants Commission, on the basis of a initiative of M/HRD, had introduced the scheme of Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme for University rank holders with the objective of attracting talents for pursuing post-graduate studies. 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 and also in any institution of higher learning in the country recognized by UGC under Section 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act. Streams identified at undergraduate level for the award of scholarships :
1 Life Sciences
2 Physical Sciences
3 Chemical Sciences
4 Earth Sciences
5 Mathematical Sciences
6 Social Sciences
8 LanguagesNote: This scholarship is exclusively for the aforesaid courses only.
Professional Courses are not applicable under this scheme.
- First & Second Rank holders at under-graduate level in the above mentioned specified streams only admitted in any non-professional Post-Graduate course would be awarded this scholarship.
- These awardees will have to submit the proofs of their merit position at undergraduate level in University/Institute/Autonomous College as well as their admission in first year of Post-Graduate course during academic year 2010-11.
- The scholarship would however, be subject to securing a minimum of sixty percent marks at undergraduate level.
- The rank holders would be considered only from affiliated universities wherein at least 100 students and in deemed / private Universities (*) / Autonomous / Nonaffiliated colleges, at least 25 students have appeared in the examination at undergraduate level in the aforesaid programmes.
Duration of Scholarship : 2 years Number of scholarships : 3000
Rate of Scholarships : Rs. 2000/- p.m. (10 months in a year)
(Total 20 months)
Complete Details Visit: www.ugc.ac.in/urh