Post-Graduate Scholarship For University Rank Holders | UGC Schemes

Post-Graduate Scholarship For University Rank Holders | UGC Schemes


Higher Education has had played a very vital role in the history of nation building all over the world. It is amply clear that no rise in general standards of living and culture is possible without strengthening the higher education system in the country. It obviously calls for a multipronged strategy. There is a need to modernize our higher education system, and equally important to continuously attract young and talented students to pursue higher education. It is being increasingly observed that the brighter lot is not pursuing Post-Graduate education in our institutions of higher learning.

Important Dates


  • Be a first or second rank holder at an undergraduate level and enrolled in any full-time master’s program at any recognized university/college.
  • Have the undergraduate course in the following streams:
    • Life Sciences 
    • Physical Sciences 
    • Chemical Sciences
    • Earth Sciences
    • Mathematical Sciences
    • Social Sciences
    • Commerce
    • Languages 
  • Not be more than 30 years of age at the time of admission in PG course.

How to Apply

Step 1: Visit the National Scholarship Portal
Step 2: Click on New User/Register.
Step 3: Read the guidelines properly. 
Step 4:Continue to register. 
Step 5: Once registered, take note of student application ID and continue to apply. 
Step 6: The applicants will receive an OTP on their registered mobile number. Confirm the OTP. 
Step 7: Change the password. 
Step 8Login here to complete the application process. 
Step 9: Upload necessary documents. 
Step 10: Finally submit the application form.

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

University Grants Commission (UGC),
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, 
New Delhi – 110002.
Contact No.: 011-23604446, 011-23604200
Email Id:

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