UGC- Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship, India

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JRF and SRF Positions in University Grants Commission New Delhi, India

Study Subject: Sciences, Engg. & Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences
Employer: University Grants Commission New Delhi
Level: Master’s and PhD
Scholarship Description: The University Grants Commission invites applications for the award of fellowship for the year 2010-11 under Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scheme (RGNFS) for the benefit of SC/ST candidates for the consideration to select the candidates for award of fellowship belonging to SC/ST category under the scheme. The scheme has been initiated keeping in view the social background of the candidates for the deprived section of the society and to provide them opportunity to undertake advanced studies and research in Sciences, Engg. & Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences in Indian Universities & Colleges. There are 2000 slots for scheduled caste and 667 slots for scheduled tribe every year for all subjects. 3% seats are reserved for physically handicapped candidates belonging to SC/ST categories as per Govt. of India norms. The objectives of this award is to provide fellowship in the form of financial assistance to students belonging to SC/ST to pursue studies leading to M. Phil/ Ph. D degree (full time) in Sciences, Engg. & Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences.The candidates should have a Post Graduate degree in the concerned subject & registered for M.Phil/Ph.D in recognized University/Institute/College. The tenure of fellowship is initially for two years under the RGNF scheme. Before expiry of this period, the work of the Fellow will be evaluated by the Committee of three members comprising of Head of the Department, Supervisor and one outside expert to be constituted by the concerned Department of the University/Institution/College. If the research work is found satisfactory, his/her tenure will be extended further for a period of three years under the enhanced emoluments of the Rajiv Gandhi National Senior Research Fellowship (RGNSRF). The recommendations of the Committee shall be submitted to the UGC for upgradation to the level of RGNSRF.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 20 March 11

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