Scholarships & Fellowships
Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme for University Rank Holders
Description: The University Grants Commission, on the basis of a recent initiative of MHRD, has introduced the Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme for University rank holders (in General and Honours Courses at Undergraduate levels) with the objective of attracting talents for pursuing Post-Graduate studies in basic subjects. The selection will be purely on merit basis. The awardees under this scheme can pursue their Post-Graduate programme in any area of specialization as also in any institution of higher learning in the country. Eligibility:
While in General Courses the First & Second Rank holders admitted in any Post-Graduate Programme would be awarded the scholarship, in Honours Courses the scholarship would be awarded only to the First Rank Holder. These awardees will have to submit the proofs of their merit position at undergraduate level as well as their admission in Post-Graduate Programmes. The scholarship would, however, be subject to securing a minimum of sixty percent marks at undergraduate level.

Duration of Scholarships: 2 Years
Number of Scholarships per year:
General Course 1800 ,Honours Course 575 Total 2375
Rate of Scholarship: Rs. 2000/- p.m.
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Contact: Eligible students who are pursuing postgraduate 1st year course in any of the above mentioned fields in the current year may submit their application for the above scholarship giving full details like name, father's name, date of birth, permanent and postal address, name of the undergraduate course, percentage of marks obtained along with merit certificate, postgraduate course being pursued etc. (with all relevant attested copies of documents), may be submitted to Head, UGC-Selections and Awards Bureau, Delhi University South Campus, Benito Juarez Marg, New Delhi 110021.
Source: UGC