PG Scholarship Scheme for SC ST Students for Pursuing Professional Courses

PG Scholarship Scheme for SC ST Students for Pursuing Professional Courses

The University Grants Commission, New Delhi, invites applications for scholarship to postgraduate level studies in Professional subjects like Engineering & Technology, Management, Pharmacy etc. in Indian Universities/Institutions/ Colleges.

Objective: The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to 1000 SC/ST candidates to pursue postgraduate level studies in Professional subjects.


 For the purpose of award of the scholarship students who are pursuing professional courses in the following Institutions/ Colleges/Universities:

  • Universities/Institutions/Colleges included under section 2(f) & and 12(B) of UGC Act.
  • Deemed to be Universities included under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 and eligible to receive grants-in-aid from UGC,
  • Universities/Institutions/College funded by Central/State Government.
  • Institutes of National Importance.

Courses which require approval from Regulatory Council that is Medical Council of India (MCI), Dental Council of India (DCI), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), NCTIS, NCTE Bar council of India (BCI), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), INC, FORENSIC REGULATORY & DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF INDIA are considered professional courses.M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., MSW and Mass Communication and Journalism degree are accepted as “Non-professional courses”:Applicants pursuing post graduate course in professional subjects through correspondence or in Distance Education mode are not eligible to receive financial assistance under this scheme.

How to apply

Applicants can apply online mode only. For online application please click here:

Last date

Last Date October, 2019.

Contact Details

Contact : 0120 – 6619540
Email : [email protected]
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