UGC Post Graduate Merit Scholarships 2010-12 for University Rank Holders

University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued notification for the grant of Post-Graduate Merit Scholarships for the academic year 2010-12. These scholarships are for the candidates who secured University ranks at the Under Graduation / Degree level in disciplines such as Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Social Sciences, Commerce and Languages. University rank holders in non- professional courses only eligible for these scholarships / fellowships. The selection of candidates will be purely based on merit only. The selected candidates can pursue their Post-Graduate programme in any area / specialization mentioned in the above disciplines. They can pursue courses in any recognised institution. The notification was issued in Employment News dated 12-18 March 2011. Following are other details:

Eligibility for UGC PG Merit Scholarships 2011 for the academic year 2011-12: Applicants must be First and Second Rank holders at the university level in under-graduate level in the specified disciplines. Candidates have to submit the proof of their merit. The scheme is applicable for students who have taken admission in regular and full-time Master’s Degree course only. They must have joined in any recognized university, deemed / private university, autonomous college or a post graduate college. Age must be below 30 years at the time of admission into PG course. Distance education candidates are not eligible.

Duration of the PG Merit Scholarship is 2 years. Total number of scholarships under the scheme are 3000. Selected awardees will be paid a Scholarship of Rs. 2000/- per month for 10 months in a year. Thus the entire scholarship will be for a total 20 months.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates can download application forms from www.ugc.ac.in. Filled in forms may be submitted to 'Deputy Secretary (SR-III), University Grants Commission, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002' within 30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in the Employment News / Rojgar Samachar. Probable last date is 12th April 2011. You can view UGC website link http://www.ugc.ac.in/notices/rankholderadvertisement.pdf for further details.

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6 thoughts on “UGC Post Graduate Merit Scholarships 2010-12 for University Rank Holders

  1. Shilpi Rani

    I have completed my graduation in science with distinction, this year in june. I want to know if there is any scholarship still open to apply for Postgraduate studies.

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  2. Sujay mondal

    I HAVE COMPLETED MY GRADUATION THIS YEAR i.e. 2011. I JUST WANT TO KNOW THAT WHEN THE APPLICATION FORM OF POST GRADUATION MERIT SCHOLARSHIP FOR UNIVERSITY RANK HOLDER FOR THE YEAR 2011-2013 WILL BE AVAILABLE.

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  3. NAYAN KUMAR PRADHAN

    PG MERIT SCHOLORSHIP FOR RANK HOLDER2010 TO 2012WAS AWERED TO ME. THE MONEY IS SENT TO WRONG FAVOURED UNIVERSITY. I AM UTKAL UNIVERSITY STUDENT. MONEY IS SENT TO RAGISTRAR ,UTKAL UNIVERSITY OF CULTURE. THEN WHAT WILL I DO?MY ID No. is 272/RH/2010-12
    my email id is nayanpradhan11@gmail.com

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  4. farisha

    I have completed my graduation in the year 2010 with 1st rank in Bsc psychology and i have applied for the merit scholarship.but i havnt got it yet. i am doing the 2nd year of post-graduation in Psychology at present. please help me to know whether i am eligible for the scholership. and kindly inform me about its details.

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  5. Rajesh Velu kannamma

    Sir,
    My name is V.K.Rajesh .I completed MBA (2012) & I applied for ugc pg scholarship for sc/st .I selected for pg scholarship & receive my award letter it can be sent to ugc but i didnot receive money so as early as possible to send my scholarship.My andhra bank a/c no:153910100016974.
    Thank you.

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