PG Scholarship For University Rank Holders(Ist And IInd Rank Holders)

Higher Education has had played a very vital role in the history of nation building all over the world. The University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India, invites applications from the first and second rank holders of graduation courses across the country. The scholarship aims to encourage talented girls and boys towards post-graduation education and assist them in their expenses.



The objectives of the scheme are:

2.1. To promote and nurture talent;
2.2. To reward meritorious students with outstanding performance at the Under graduate level for pursuing postgraduate studies;
2.3. To promote study in basic courses at undergraduate level. Professional courses are not covered under the scheme;
2.4. To build up academic excellence at postgraduate level across the colleges and universities in the country.


   1. The scholarship is available to the student for first PG Degree only. Age limit for the students is 30 years at the time of admission in PG course.
   2. Distance mode of education will not be considered under the scheme
   3. The  Undergraduate courses from following streams have been identified for the award of scholarships:
   4. 1.Life Sciences 2. Physical Sciences 3. Chemical Sciences 4. Earth Sciences 5. Mathematical Sciences 6. Social Sciences 7. Commerce 8. Languages
   5. Before verifying applications of students the concerned Universities may ensure that applicants satisfy all norms as per guidelines.

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