Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child for academic session 2012-14 ONLINE SUBMISSION INTERFACE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON 3rd SEPTEMBER, 2012 ONWARDS University Grants Commission invites online applications for the award of Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child for the academic session 2012-14 with the purpose of supporting post-graduation education through scholarships to such girl who happen to be the only child in the family.
Candidates admitted in post-graduate first year regular non-professional degree course in any recognized university or a post-graduate college during the current year i.e. 2012-13 are eligible. Students admitted in open universities are not eligible.
The applications may be submitted only through ONLINE mode latest by 3rd OCTOBER, 2012 by logging in websitewww.ugc.ac.in/sgc
ELIGIBILITY: i) Any single girl child of her parents. In a family if one son and one daughter is available then girl child will not be considered for scholarship under the scheme. ii) The scheme is applicable to such a single girl child who has taken admission in regular, full-time 1st year Masters Degree course in any recognized university or a post graduate college. iii)This scholarship is available to PG-I year student only. iv) Admission to PG Course in distance education mode is not covered under the scheme.
Age: Girl students up to the age of 30 years at the time of admission in PG courses are eligible.
NATURE OF ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE UNDER THE SCHEME: The number of slots for scholarships may be decided every year on the basis of eligible application correct in all respects, received in stipulated time frame in the UGC. It is expected from the institutions where student has taken admission in the first year PG course, no tuition fees will be charged by the institute from girl students to pursue PG degree course in Universities/Colleges/Institutions covered under Sections 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act. The value of Scholarship is Rs.2,000/- p.m for a period of two years only (10 months in the year) i.e. full duration of a PG course. No other additional grant will be payable in lieu of hostel charges and medical charges etc.