RGNF Fellowship 2017 Application Form for SC/ST Candidates - Apply Online

RGNF Fellowship

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Ministry of Tribal Affairs and are executed by University Grant Commission
has issued an updated notification regarding to Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) Fellowship. This department is inviting application form from desirable SC/ST Candidates for RGNF Fellowship. Through this fellowship total 2667 Fellowships are available under RGNF for SC/ST Candidates from which 2000 are for students belonging to Scheduled Caste and 667 are for students belonging to Scheduled Tribes. Those SC/ST applicants who have qualified their PG Degree and are still unemployed they are suitable to apply for Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship (RGNF) through which they can continue their Full Time Higher Studies. To Apply Online, candidates should visit the official website of UGC.

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RGNF Fellowship Full Details

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Eligibility Criteria: Check this out then proceed to apply-

Awarded Reward:
Payable Amount
Fellowship in Science, Humanities and Social Science for JRF
Rs.16000 p.m. for initial two years
Rs.18000 p.m. for remaining tenure
Other Contingency allowances
Contingency Allowance for Humanities & Social Sciences
Rs.10000 p.a. for initial two years
Rs.20500 p.a. for remaining tenure
Contingency Allowance for Science, Engg. & Technology
Rs.12000 p.a. for initial two years
Rs.25000 p.a. for remaining tenure
Escorts/Reader assistance
Rs.2000 p.m. in cases of physically handicapped & blind candidates
Educational/ Age Ability: Candidates should check this table:
All India
Class/ Age
Nationality: Residents of India are eligible for making the applications.
Category: The applicant must belong to Scheduled Caste or Schedule Tribe groups.
Academic Qualification: The applicant must have cleared Post graduation in the allied subjects. The applicant should be willing to go for higher studies without JRF of UGC-NET or UGC-CSIR NET.
Registration: The applicant must get them registered for M.Phil. /Ph.D. within 2 years of receipt of award letter.
Medical Allowance: No separate medical allowance will be paid to the candidates but they can use the medical facilities available at the University/Institution.

Leaves: Fellows are entitled for leaves of maximum 30days excluding public holidays and there is no further provision of Vacation.

Maternity leaves: Female Candidates are eligible for maternity leaves of 135 days with full rates of fellowship.

Leaves for Teaching Assignments: Fellows can get leave of one year if they accept any teaching assignment in the same city. But during that period of time the benefits of the fellowship will not be granted.

HRA: Fellows will be provided with single-seated hostel accommodation in the University/Institution. If fellow make their own arrangement than he can claim the amount by producing required certificates.

Period of Fellowship: Initially RGNF for SC/ST Candidates will be offered for 2 years but it can be extended further for a period of three years after evaluating the work done by the fellow.

Transfer of Fellowship: The fellowship can be transferred from one university to the other by the fellow after the permission of UGC and after settling accounts with the previous university.

Selection Process: The selection for the fellowship will be done on the basis of merit list prepared out of all the applications received for the fellowship and as per the procedure of the commission.

Important Date:
Final Date for Submission of Application Form: On going

How to Apply: At first check process then submit the form-
  • Desirable and suitable applicants will have visit the Official Website that is www.ugc.ac.in to fill application form.
  • On the home page hit the appropriate link.
  • Further read official notification by pressing appropriate link.
  • A form will open with some input fields and document upload fileds.
  • Enter your details and upload the required documents.
  • Cross check the filled form twice and then submit the form for submission.
  • Take a hard copy of filled form for future use.

Reminder: To get more details connected with RGNF Fellowship then you must visit this Official Notification.

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