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Post Graduate Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST Candidates 2016-17

Deadline: 15-Sep-2016

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AwardScholarship amount of Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000 pm and Contingency amount of Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 pa
EligibilityCandidates pursuing post graduate course in professional subjects
CountryIndia
Scholarhip provider contact

Email: sosa3ugc@gmail.com

DESCRIPTION

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.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  1. The candidate must have obtained Graduate degree in the relevant subject and obtained admission at Postgraduate level for regular full time course in any of the Professional subject in a recognized University/Institution/College.
  2. Candidates pursuing post graduate course in professional subjects by correspondence or by Distance Education mode are not eligible to receive financial assistance under this scheme. 
  3. The upper age limit for male applicants is 45 years as on 1st July on the year of application, and 50 years in the case of female candidates. In exceptional cases, the age may be relaxed.

HOW TO APPLY

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). 

MORE INFORMATION

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:

  1. Misconduct
  2. Unsatisfactory progress of research work
  3. Candidate is later found ineligible 

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