Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST Candidate For The Year 2014-15

INTRODUCTION

Dear All, UGC has announced Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST Candidate For The Year 2014-15 scholarships for the academic year 2014 - 2015. The Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) Scheme for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes is formulated and funded by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The scheme is open to candidates who belong to Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe and wish to pursue higher studies such as regular and full time M.Phil. and Ph.D degrees in Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Engineering & Technology. There are 2000 slots for Scheduled Caste and 667 slots for Scheduled Tribe candidates every year for all the subjects.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Eligibility: The candidate should belong to SC/ST and should have passed the Post Graduate examination. The selection will be made on the basis of merit of the candidates. The candidate must get himself/herself registered for M.Phil./Ph.D at the first available opportunity but not later than within a period of two years from the receipt of award letter. This period is not extendable.However, the actual payment of fellowship will be made with effect from the date of approval of fellowship or date of joining whichever is later.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Last Date: 30/08/2014

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More details http://www.ugc.ac.in/rgnf/
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