University Grants Commission has invited applications for the award of 1,000 PG Scholarships under the scheme of PG Scholarship for Professional Courses for SC & ST candidates for the year 2013-2014 to undertake postgraduate level studies in professional subjects like Engineering & Technology, Management, Pharmacy etc. on regular basis only.
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Candidates who have been admitted in postgraduate professional subjects at recognised universities/colleges during the academic session 2013-14 are eligible.
Selection will be made on the basis of merit by the Expert Committee.
Applications in the prescribed format may be submitted only through on line mode latest by 16th January, 2014 (non extendable) by logging in website www.ugc.ac.in/pgsprof
The candidate must have obtained Graduate degree in the relevant subject and obtained admission at Postgraduate level for regular full time course in any of the Professional subject in a recognized University/Institution/College.
Candidates pursuing post graduate course in professional subjects by correspondence or by Distance Education mode are not eligible to receive financial assistance under this scheme.
The upper age limit for male applicants is 45 years as on 1st July on the year of application, and 50 years in the case of female candidates. In exceptional cases, the age may be relaxed.
The number of slots available under the scheme is 1000 per year.
The tenure of award is for two/three years depending upon tenure of the postgraduate course.
Scholarship @Rs.5, 000/- per month (ME/M.Tech)
@Rs.3, 000/- per month for other courses
Contingency A @Rs.15, 000/- per annum (ME/M.Tech)
@Rs.10, 000/- per annum for other courses