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Post Graduate Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST Candidates 2016-17 scheme has been initiated keeping in view the social background of the candidates from the deprived section of the society and to provide them opportunity to undertake postgraduate level studies in Professional subjects like Engineering & Technology, Management, Pharmacy etc. in Indian Universities/Institutions/ Colleges.
Application can be done online only.
The candidates belonging to SC/ST categories fulfilling the eligibility conditions are required to apply against the advertisement to be published by the UGC after obtaining admission in a recognized University/Institution/College. The selections would be completed by the end of August every year in prescribed format (Annexure-I).
Nature of Assistance available under the Scheme
The number of slots available under the scheme are 1000 per year. The tenure of award is for two/three years depending upon tenure of the postgraduate course. Candidates selected for the award of PG scholarships shall be provided Scholarship @Rs.5000/-per month (M.Tech.) with the contingency of Rs. 15000/- per annum and for other courses @ Rs.3000/- per month and contingency grant of Rs.10,000/- per annum for the duration of the PG Scholarship for other courses.
Procedure for release of grant by the UGC
On receipt of duly completed application form of the candidate together with required documents and based on the merit of the candidate the UGC office shall release the first instalment of the admissible grant to the concerned institution (Annexure II). Thereafter, the grant shall be released on receipt of the Utilisation Certificate and statement of expenditure for the last grant paid (Annexures- III, IV). On completion of the scholarship, an audited utilisation certificate is to be submitted by the University/Institution/College from which the candidate has completed the PG Programme.
Procedure for monitoring the Progress of the candidate
The progress of the candidate shall be monitored by the head of the department. The candidate is required to submit a yearly progress report duly signed by the Head of the Department and Registrar of the University or Head of the Institution or Principal of the College. The scholarship shall stop after the last academic year of the programme (Annexure-V).
Cancellation of Award
The fellowship is liable to cancellation, in case of: