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Organisation : University Grants Commission
Scholarship Name : Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship For Persons with Disabilities 2018-19
Applicable For : Student With Disabilities
Application Last Date : 12/11/2018
Website/Apply Online : https://www.ugc.ac.in/nfpwd/
UGC Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship
University Grants Commission invites applications for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship For Persons with Disabilities for the year 2018-19.
Related / Similar Scholarship : UGC OBC National Fellowship 2018-19
Who Can Apply?
** Any student with disabilities who has been admitted to M.Phil./Ph.D. degree in a University or academic institution by completing the required formalities for admission in that University or academic institution is eligible.
** 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.
** After two years, if the progress in the research works of the awardee is found satisfactory, his/her tenure will be extended for a further period of three years as Senior Research Fellowship (SRF). The research work will be assessed by a three member committee set up by the University.
** The students with disabilities once considered eligible for the fellowship shall not be entitled to any other benefits from Central or State Government or any other body.
How to Apply?
Just follow the below steps to apply for the Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship For Persons with Disabilities 2018-19.
Step 1 : Go to the official website of University Grants Commission through the URL provided above.
Step 2 : Read the instruction carefully and Click on the “Apply Now” button in the menu bar.
Step 3 : Accept the terms & conditions and Click on “Proceed for Registration” button to continue with registration.
Step 4 : Next, Fill-in Personal Information including caste and disability certificate. A candidate registration id is generated that can be used for generating a pdf file once submission process is completed.
Step 5 : Fill-in Research Work including subject,research topic, department etc.
Step 6 : Fill-in Other Information including Scholarships/Present employment etc.
Step 7 : Accept the declaration and finally click on “Submit” button
Mandatory attachment required during submission of online form
1. Domicile Certificate
2. Scanned Copy of Disabilities Certificate
3. Caste Certificate (in Case of SC/ST/OBC) issued by competent authority viz. Tehsildar/SDM etc.
4. Scanned Copy of Candidate’s Recent Color Photograph And Signature
5. Scanned Copy of Master Degree Mark sheet
6. Declaration/Certificate from Head of Department/Institution or competent authority of the University/Institute/College to the effect of forwarding of application and necessary facilities will be provided to the candidates during research of M.Phil/Ph.D. respectively(from the research place where candidate has already registered for M.Phil/Ph.d)
Duration of Fellowships
|Name of the Course||Maximum Duration||Admissibility of JRF and SRF|
|M.Phil.||2 years||2 years||NIL|
|Ph.D.||5 years||2 years||Remaining 3 years|
|M.Phil + Ph.D.||5 years||2 years||Remaining 3 years|
Amount Of Fellowship
The candidate would be eligible for following financial assistance
|Fellowship (For All Subjects)||@Rs.16000/-p.m. for initial two years
@Rs.18000/-p.m. for remaining tenure
|Contingency (For Humanities, Social Sciences and Commerce)||@Rs.10000/-p.a. for initial two years
@Rs.20500/-p.a. for remaining tenure
|Contingency (For Sciences and Engineering & Technology)||@Rs.12000/-p.a. for initial two years
@Rs.25000/-p.a. for remaining tenure
|Departmental Assistance [Discontinued as per pattern of e-payment towards RGNF-SC/ST and MANF]||@Rs. 3000/- p.a. per student to the host
institution for providing infrastructure
|Escorts/Reader assistance||@ Rs. 2000/- p.m. in cases of physically
handicapped & blind candidates
|HRA||As per rules of the University/ Institutions|
Application Last Date
Last date to submit the application for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship For Persons with Disabilities is November 12, 2018.