UGC Scholarship for University Rank Holders

UGC Scholarship | Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders  2016-17

Last date to apply

August 31, 2016
Extended Date: September 15, 2016

About UGC Scholarship for University Rank Holders

UGC Scholarship for University Rank Holders is offered by UGC with the help of Ministry of Human Resource and Development for the 1st and 2nd rank holders in the university to carry on their post-graduation studies.

  • Online applications are invited by University Grant Commission for Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders.
  • University Grants Commission has been long granting scholarships for educational purposes to the students under different heads but for promoting higher education in the country

UGC Scholarship for University Rank Holders is given to those students who want to go for post-graduation studies in non-professional courses and have studied any of the following subjects:

  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Commerce
  • Languages

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UGC Scholarship for University Rank Holders Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region India 
Class/ Age Maximum 30 years
Details
  • Student must have achieved 1st or 2nd rank at the university level in the undergraduate course with a minimum of 60% marks.
  • The student must have taken admission in a regular non-professional post-graduate course.
  • The student must have studied under an affiliated university where at least 100 students have appeared in the undergraduate examination.
  • Age: The student should not be more than 30 years of age.

OR

  • Must have studied under a deemed / private University / Autonomous / Non-affiliated college where at least 25 students have appeared in the examination.
  • Students pursuing a degree course through distant learning or open university are not eligible.

UGC Scholarship for University Rank Holders Reward

  • Number of Scholarships: A total of 3000 scholarships will be distributed.
  • Amount of Scholarship: Scholarship of Rs. 2000 per month will be granted for a period of 2 years.
    • In an academic year scholarship would be paid for 10 months i.e. 20 months in 2 years.

UGC Scholarship for University Rank Holders Application form and Process

UGC Scholarship for University Rank Holders Application Process can only be made Online. The candidates need to make Online application for the scholarship using the official website of University Grant Commission. The Application Process has started start from August 15, 2016.

The details of the process are as follow:

  • Eligible students can register online for the UGC Scholarship.

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  • In the personal information column, students have to fill their personal information, contact information, and rank achieved in the under-graduation examination.
  • In the same section, students need to upload their scanned rank certificate.
  • In the qualification and declaration column, student has to upload scanned undergraduate course mark sheet and joining report of post-graduation course.
  • After filling all the columns, the students can edit the form in case any error occurs and then take the printout of the online submitted application form.

Students have to only fill the online application form and need not to submit the hard copy of any document.

Documents to be uploaded with the online application form

  • Provisional Rank Certificate: Certificate issued in prescribed format by Institution from where the student has scored rank at undergraduate level.
    • Format: Pdf, Jpeg or Jpg.
    • Size: Maximum 2 MB.
  • Graduation Mark Sheet: Scanned copy of Undergraduate mark sheet issued by the University.
    • Format: Pdf, Jpeg or Jpg.
    • Size: Maximum 2 MB.
  • Joining Report: Report in the prescribed format by the institute from where the awardee is pursuing the post-graduate course.
    • Format: Pdf, Jpeg or Jpg.
    • Size: Maximum 2 MB.

Submission of the Application Form

The candidates need not to sent any hard copy of the UGC Scholarship for University Rank Holders Application form to the concerned authority. However, the candidates are advised to take the print out of the Application form for future use.

UGC Scholarship for University Rank Holders Selection Process

  • The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of merit list prepared.
  • The scholarship will be disbursed through the institution where the awardee has taken admission for their post-graduation studies.

Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders Result - Merit List


UGC Scholarship for University Rank Holders Contact Details

University Grants Commission (UGC)
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, 
New Delhi-110 002 India

Phone: 011-23239627
Fax: 011-23231797/23239659
E-mail: webmaster@ugc.ac.in

For technical help in filling the form, contact Dharmesh Shah: dashah@inflibnet.ac.in

For any other query, e-mail: sosa3ugc@gmail.com

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