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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

2012-2014 Postgraduate Merit Scholarship by UCG for University Rank Holders, India

Study Subject(s):Non-professional Courses
Course Level:Postgraduate

Scholarship Provider: University Grants Commission(UCG)
Scholarship can be taken at: India

Eligibility:
- First & Second Rank holders at under-graduate level in the above mentioned specified streams only admitted in any non-professional Post-Graduate course would be awarded this scholarship.
- These awardees will have to submit the proofs of their merit position at undergraduate level in University/Institute/Autonomous College as well as their admission in first year of Post-Graduate course during academic year.
- The scholarship would however, be subject to securing a minimum of sixty percent marks at undergraduate level.
- The rank holders would be considered only from affiliated universities wherein at least 100 students and in deemed / private Universities (*) / Autonomous / Nonaffiliated colleges, at least 25 students have appeared in the examination at undergraduate level in the aforesaid programmes.

Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Scholarship Description: Candidates admitted in post-graduate first year regular non-professional degree course in any recognized university or a post-graduate college during the current year i.e. 2012-13 are eligible.The University Grants Commission, on the basis of a initiative of M/HRD, had introduced the scheme of Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme for University rank holders with the objective of attracting talents for pursuing post-graduate studies. The scheme is for non-professional courses only. The selection will be purely on merit basis. The awardees under this scheme can pursue their Post-Graduate programme in any area of specialization and also in any institution of higher learning in the country recognized by UGC under Section 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act.

Duration of Scholarship : 2 years

Number of scholarships : 3000 Rate of Scholarships : Rs. 2000/- p.m. (10 months in a year) (Total 20 months)

How to Apply: By Post

Scholarship Application Deadline: 3 rd October, 2012

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