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Indira Gandhi Scholarship 2017 Single Girl Child Scheme, Last Date

Indira Gandhi Scholarship

Online applications are invited from eligible candidates by University Grants Commission to provide Indira Gandhi Scholarship for promotion girls education. Girls, who wish to pursue higher education / Post Graduate course may apply for this scheme.

UGC has introduced a Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship 2017 for Single Girl Child with an aim to compensate direct costs of girl education to all levels. Every year numbers of fellowships are awarded out for empowerment and education of girl candidates especially for such girls who happen to be the only girl child in their family.

Union Government of India has plan out the scheme for uplift the status of women by supporting post graduate education of single girl child in non-professional courses only and by recognizing the value of observance of small family norm.

More information regarding Indira Gandhi Scholarship 2017 like eligibility conditions, how to apply, amounts awarded etc can be checked in the underneath segment of this page of

Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child

Target group:

Only those girl students who are admitted to various non-professional PG courses in Universities / Colleges and happen to be the only girl child in the family without having any brother or the girl student who are twin daughters/ fraternal daughter may also apply for scholarship under the aforesaid scheme.

Check Here: UGC Scholarship


  • Female aspirant who will be a single girl child of her parents will be eligible to apply for the concern.
  • 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.
  • This scholarship is available to PG-I year student only. Admission to PG Course in Distance education mode is not covered under the scheme.

Know: Scholarship Benefits

Age Criteria:

Applier girl students up to the age of 30 years at the time of admission in PG courses are eligible to apply for the scheme.

Fellowship Details:

Any selected candidates for above declared scheme will obtain amount of Rs. 3100/- per month as a fellowship amount which is provided by reputed organization.

Nature of Assistance Available Under the Scheme:

  • Total number of slots for scholarships may be decided every year on the basis of eligible application correct in all respects, received through online mode against the advertisement to be published in National Dailies as well as on the UGC website.
  • Simultaneously, the award letter will also be uploaded on UGC website which may be downloaded with the respective ID generated at the time of processing of the submission of their application form through online mode.
  • 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 UGC Act.
  • Value of Scholarship is Rs.2000/- per month for a period of two years only (10 months in the year) i.e. full duration of a PG course.

Must Look: How To Prepare For Scholarship

Selection Process:

Selection would be made by the Expert committee as per the procedure of the commission. Result in respect of the list of selected candidates will be uploaded on the UGC website

How to fill online application for Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child?

  • Willing aspirants need to firstly log on to official website of University Grant Commission that is
  • Now hit on “e-SARTS Scholarships-Fellowships” link visible at the right side of home page and further select “Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child” link from the appeared page.
  • Read all the provided instruction carefully and then select “apply now” button available on the page.
  • Fill all required details in blank textboxes.
  • Upload copies of your documents (if applicable).
  • Then save and continue.
  • Then registration id will be generated.
  • Now go to qualification information.
  • Fill all mandatory details in regard of your qualification.
  • Lastly, submit your details within given time.

Check Now: How to Apply For Scholarship

Attachments / Documents To Be Submitted:

  • Candidate should upload scanned copies of an affidavit on Rs. 50/-stamp paper duly attested by SDM / First Class Magistrate / Gazatted Officer.
  • Copy of Joining report from College / University where student have taken admission to 1st year Post Graduation course.

Important Dates:

Last Date to Apply Online: Last week of August 2017

Note: You can apply for Indira Gandhi Scholarship 2017 directly using this Official Link.

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8 Responses to "Indira Gandhi Scholarship 2017 Single Girl Child Scheme, Last Date"

  1. soumya

    sir I am pursuing my Ph.I am single girl child, can I get any stipend?

  2. Sagarika

    Will I be eligible if the Master’s is from reputed University from outside India ?

  3. Sherin

    Sir, I’m PG student my classes almost finish. I already get 1st yera’s money But I didn’t apply for 2nd year because my 2ND sem result has not yet published. Did I can apply with only my 1st sem mark.

  4. Harshitha

    Sir, I am 1st year PG student . i applied for the scholarship in 2016 and now it is selected for award of fellowship for the year 2016-17 .They told to upload verification proforma.So when is the last date to upload verification proforma. Please can you tell.

  5. Dhanalakshmi

    sir, I have applied for Indira Gandhi single girl child scholarship in 2016. My name has been selected for 2016-17 and I have uploaded the verification preformat also. so when will I get reply..

    • Nagashree

      Can you pls tell me what to fill in the area “any other information that may be relevant to the credentials of the scholar” in the verification proforma ???

  6. Rajashree

    going to join for m phil, will i get a scholarship or something like that during the study. please give me a reply…

  7. Deboparna

    Sir,I am a single girl of my family.I am a pg student.I have admitted at m.a 1st year.will I get this scholarship? So how shall I apply for this?will I get any other scholarship during this time?sir if you kindly solve my problems and give me a reply so I am very obliged.

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