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Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2015 for SC Candidate announces by UGC

Updated on Fri, 03 July 2015 at 13:35 IST


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University Grants Commission (UGC)

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2015 for SC Candidate announces by UGC

Scholarship Details

The Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) Scheme for Scheduled Caste is formulated and funded by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The scheme is open to candidates who belong to Scheduled Caste 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 2000 slots for Scheduled Caste candidates every year for all the subjects.


=> The candidate should belong to SC and should have passed the Post Graduate examination. The selection will be made on the basis of merit of the candidates. The candidate must be registered for M.Phil/Ph.D. at the time of application.

Scholarship Amount

The candidate would be eligible for following financial assistance:  
Fellowship in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering & Technology @Rs.16000/-p.m. for initial two years

@Rs.18000/-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: 31st July, 2015

Contact Details

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