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National Fellowship for OBC Candidate announces by UGC

Updated on Wed, 03 June 2015 at 13:20 IST


Institute / Organisation:

University Grants Commission (UGC)

National Fellowship 2015 for OBC Candidate announces by UGC

Scholarship Details

The UGC has been implementing the scheme of National Fellowship (NF) Scheme for Other Backward Classes (OBC) as entrusted & funded by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India, New Delhi. The scheme is open to candidates who belong to Other Backward Classes (OBC) and wish to pursue higher studies such as regular and full time M.Phil. and Ph.D degrees in Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Engineering & Technology. There are 300 slots for award of fellowship every year for all the subjects for consideration of application received through On-line submission from research scholar belonging to OBC category. There is a provision of 3% reservation for slots for consideration of award of fellowship to research scholars from disabled category who belongs to OBC category.


TARGET GROUP: Unemployed OBC Candidates who have passed the Post Graduate examination in concerned subject and who desire to pursue full-time research without JRF of UGC-NET or UGC-CSIR NET. ELIGIBILITY: The candidate should belong to OBC and should have passed the Post Graduate examination and annual income of the beneficiary/parents or guardian of the beneficiary not exceeds Rs. 6.00 lakh per annum from all sources. The candidate who is already registered for M.Phil./Ph.D. will be eligible for the consideration for award of fellowship under cited scheme.The selection will be made on the basis of merit of the candidates. However, the actual payment of fellowship will be made directly to awardee through e-payment under DBT with effect from 1 st April of selection/financial year (or) from the date of Registration under M.Phil. / Ph.D. (or) from the date of joining in M.Phil / Ph.D. Programme, whichever is later.

Scholarship Amount

Fellowship in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering & Technology @Rs.25000/-p.m. for initial two years

@Rs.28000/-p.m. for remaining tenure

Contingency A @Rs.10000/-p.a. for initial two years

@Rs.20500/-p.a. for remaining tenure
Humanities &

Social Sciences
Contingency B @Rs.12000/-p.a. for initial two years

@Rs.25000/-p.a. for remaining tenure
Sciences, Engg.

& Technology
Departmental Assistance @Rs. 3000/- p.a. per student to the host

institution for providing infrastructure
For all disciplines
Escorts/Reader assistance @ Rs. 2000/- p.m. in cases of physically
handicapped & blind candidates
For all disciplines
HRA As per rules of the University/ Institutions For all disciplines

Application Procedure

Application form can be downloaded from:

Last Date

Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 30th June, 2015

Contact Details

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