Last Date: 30th August, 2011
Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scheme (RGNFS) for SC/ST candidates
The University Grants Commission invites applications for the award of 2000 fellowship for the year 2011-12 under RAJIV GANDHI NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP SCHEME (RGNFS) for the benefit of SC/ST candidates.The scheme has been initiated keeping in view the social background of the candidates for the deprived section of the society and to provide them opportunity to undertake advanced studies and research in Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences in Indian Universities & Colleges.
The objectives of this award is to provide fellowship in the form of financial assistance to students belonging to SC/ST to pursue studies leading to M.Phil & Phd. degrees (Full time) in Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences. The candidates should have a Post Graduate degree in the concerned subject & registered for M. Phil/PhD. in recognized University/ Institute/College.
The applications in the Prescribed format may be Submitted only through on line mode latest by 30th August, 2011 (non-extendable) by logging into website: www.ugc.ac.in/rgnf
The decision of the Commission with regard to selection of candidates for the award of fellowships shall be final.
- Applications submitted only through online mode shall be entertained and no application Submitted in hard copy shall be entertained or considered for award of fellowship in any circumstances whatsoever.
- Record of the non-selected candidates shall not be Preserved beyond three months from the date of declaration of results.
University Grants Commission, BAHADUR SHAH ZAFAR MARG, NEW DELHI-110002