UGC Post-Graduation Scholarship 2017 for Professional Courses for SC/ST Candidates application form fee eligibility criteria

By | February 4, 2015

UGC Post-Graduation Scholarship 2017 for Professional Courses for SC/ST Candidates application form fee eligibility criteria

Post-Graduation Scholarship for Professional Courses for SC/ST Candidates
Objective: the scheme has been designed to provide students from Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe communities an opportunity to pursue higher studies in professional subjects like Engineering & Technology, Management, Pharmacy, etc. in recognized Indian Universities/ Institutes.

Eligibility:
• The candidate must have a graduate degree in the relevant subject from a recognized College/ Institution/ University in India.
• Graduate degree obtained through Distance learning or Correspondence course will not be considered.
• The maximum age limit for male SC/ST candidates is 45 years and 50 for females.

Application Procedure: candidates fulfilling the above criteria will be required to apply against the advertisement published by UGC after completing admission and registration in a recognized College/ Institution/ University in India.
The Grant: Each year 1000 candidates are awarded grants based on merit. The first instalment of the grant is given to the concerned institution. Thereafter, the grants are released to the candidate on receipt of the Utilisation Certificate and statement of expenses.

For details on UGC Post-Doctoral Fellowship for SC/ST Candidates application form fee eligibility criteria etc visit http://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfss/