Organisation : University Grants Commission, MHRD
Portal Name : National Scholarship Portal
Scholarship Name : Post Graduate Merit Scholarship For University Rank Holders 2019-20
Applicable For : Ist and IInd Rank Holders
Application Last Date : 31.01.2020 (Date is Extended)
Website/Apply Online : http://www.scholarships.gov.in/
NSP UGC PG Merit Scholarship
Applications are invited for Post Graduate Merit Scholarship For University Rank Holder for year 2019-20.
The objectives of the scheme are
** To promote and nurture talent;
** To reward meritorious students with outstanding performance at the Under graduate level for pursuing postgraduate studies;
** To promote study in basic courses at undergraduate level. Professional courses are not covered under the scheme;
** To build up academic excellence at postgraduate level across the colleges and universities in the country
Who Can Apply?
** 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.
** Distance mode of education will not be considered under the scheme.
** The Undergraduate courses from following streams have been identified for the award of scholarships
2. Physical Sciences
3. Chemical Sciences
4. Earth Sciences
5. Mathematical Sciences
6. Social Sciences
** The first and second rank holders (Not position holders) would be considered from Universities/ Institutions and non-affiliated/ autonomous colleges according to the number of students who have appeared in the examination at undergraduate level as per following table.
|Nature of Institution||Number of students who appeared in examination at undergraduate level|
|Affiliating Universities (State/ Central)||100|
|Deemed Universities/ Private Universities / Autonomous Colleges / Non-affiliated
How to Apply?
Just follow the below steps to apply for the PG Scholarship For University Rank Holders 2019-20.
Step 1 : Go to the official website of National Scholarship Portal through the URL provided above.
Step 2 : Then Select UGC Schemes tab and Click on University Grants Commission – MHRD in the drop down list.
Step 3 : After that Click Apply link in the “PG Scholarship For University Rank Holders”.
Step 4 : It will redirect to the Login Page. Enter your Application Id, Password and Captcha for Login.
Step 5 : After Login to your account select the Scholarship scheme and fill the required details to apply for the scholarship.
Step 6 : If you are a New User then Click on the Register link in the Login Page.
Step 7 : Enter all required details for registration to get your user id and password. After register your account you can Login and apply the scholarship.
** Scholarship granted under the scheme will be kept renewed during the period of postgraduate course subject to good conduct and maintenance of prescribed attendance.
** The scholarship will be renewed for the next year of study on receipt of an annual progress report to be granted by the administrative head of the University/ Institution/ College.(E.g. Registrar of a University/ Director of the Institution/ Principal of the College or any other officer designated by them).
Documents To Be Submitted
** Attested copy of university undergraduate-degree.
** Matriculation certificate.
** A verification certificate by the institute where, students has taken admission to Ist Year P.G. Course.
** Prescribed format of provisional Rank certificate from the university / autonomous college
Amount Of Fellowship
Rs.3,100/- p.m for a period of two years only i.e. full duration of a PG course. No other additional grant will be payable in lieu of hostel charges and medical charges etc.
The student who is awarded Post-Graduate Scholarship for University Rank Holders will not be debarred from accepting any other scholarships.
Cancellation Of Scholarship
Scholarship of a student may be cancelled in any of the following cases
** Misconduct of the awardee, if any, reported by the University/ Institution.
** Unsatisfactory progress report (i.e. if the candidate scores less than 60% marks in the first year of Master’s programme)
** PG Scholarship For University Rank Holders is Open till 31-01-2020
** Defective Verification – Open till 14-02-2020
** Institute Verification – Open till 14-02-2020