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UGC Scholarship 2018 All Fellowship Schemes, Programs Apply Online

UGC Scholarship

UGC Scholarship is provided to support poor as well as the meritorious applicants to assist them finish their higher education and move ahead in their career path. The University Grants Commission invites the online applications for the award of fellowships, UGC Scholarships and Research Award. Entrants who fulfill the eligibility criteria and want to grasp this golden opportunity may apply for UGC Scholarship Schemes, simply by submitting UGC Online Application Form. From this single page, applicants can get the complete details regarding UGC Post Graduate Scholarships, Undergraduate Scholarships and other programs Scholarship.

Candidates who want to get this UGC Fellowship, they are required to appear for an examination. Those who will qualify the exam will be selected and offered with the financial assistance. UGC 2018 Scholarship is planned in such a way that they cater all sections equally and offers equal chances to everyone who is contributing to educational scenario of India. On this page, team of has well asserted entire information about University Grants Commission Scholarship; please go well through the entire page.

UGC Scholarship

UGC Emeritus FellowshipGet Details
Dr. S. Radharkrishnan Post Doctoral FellowshipGet Details
UGC Post Doctoral FellowshipGet Details
Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child ScholarshipGet Details
Rajiv Gandhi National FellowshipGet Details
Maulana Azad National ScholarshipGet Details
Indira Gandhi ScholarshipGet Details
UGC National FellowshipGet Details
Ishan Uday ScholarshipGet Details
UGC PG ScholarshipGet Details

UGC Scholarships and UGC Fellowships:

  • Emeritus Fellowship
  • S. Radharkrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship In Humanities And Social Sciences
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship to Women Candidates
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship to SC/ST Candidates
  • Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child Scholarship for Research in Social Sciences
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC Candidate
  • National Fellowship for Higher Education of ST Students
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for Students with Disabilities
  • Maulana Azad National Fellowship For Minority Students
  • National Fellowship for OBC Candidate
  • Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child
  • Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holder
  • Post Graduate Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST Candidates
  • “Ishan Uday” for North Eastern Region
  • Research Awards for the Teachers
  • Raman Fellowship for Post Doctoral Research for Indian Scholars in USA
  • Major Research Project (MRP)
  • Special Assitance Programme (SAP)
  • Minor Research Project For UGC Regional Office

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Benefits of UGC Scholarship:

UGC was formed in 1956, and now it gives recognition to Universities in India by providing funds to Colleges and Universities to facilitate the enrichment of standard of University education. University Grants Commission (UGC) is the statutory organization which is launched by Government of India to preserve the standards of University Education in the country. A scholarship is a kind of monetary reward for students who want to pursue further graduation or post graduation studies in abroad.

The main aim of UGC Scholarship is to reward the scholarship is to give confidence to the students for learning and provide them financial assistance and scholarships help by taking all works of the expenses of their program such as travelling, course credits, books, etc.  And the above listed scholarships offers a chance to Indian students to pursue their further education, divided by funding type and desired place of study.

UGC Scholarship offers various courses to support the needy as well as the talented students who want to complete their higher education and move forward in their career. To make the education available for the financially weak but talented and skilled candidates is the main purpose of the UGC scholarship.

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Classification of UGC Scholarship Based on Study Level

S. No. ScholarshipCategoryNo. of Awards 
UGC Undergraduate Scholarships
01“Ishan Uday” Scholarship for North Eastern RegionFor All10,000
UGC Post Graduate Scholarships
01Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank HolderFor All3000
02Post Graduate Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST CandidatesSC/ST1000
03Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl ChildWomen/GirlsNot Fixed
UGC M.Phil / PhD Scholarships
01Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority StudentsMinorities756
02Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST CandidateSC/ST2667
03Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for Students with DisabilitiesFor All200
04National Fellowship for OBC CandidateOBC300
UGC Fellowship for Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships
01Post-Doctoral Fellowship to SC/ST CandidatesSC / ST100
02Post-Doctoral Fellowship to Women CandidatesWomen /Girls100
03Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences (Including languages)For All200
UGC Research Award for Faculty
01Research Awards for the TeachersFor All100
02Emeritus FellowshipFor All200
UGC Fellowship for Doctoral Students
01National Eligibility Test – Junior Research Fellowship(NET-JRF)For All
02Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child Scholarship for Research in Social SciencesWomen / Girls300

UGC Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

  • Those applicants should possess 10+2 or Graduate / Post Graduate / Ph. D degree are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants who want to apply for the UGC Scholarship should have completed their 10+2 and Graduate / Post Graduate / Ph.D degree in the relevant disciplinefrom a well recognized University and Board.
  • Aspirants should have skills of writing and speaking the English fluently and have ability to fulfill whichever offered within admission criteria organized down by the University.
  • Aspirants must be having Citizenship as an Indian and also should have the valid Indian passport, currently issued in India. (In case of study abroad).
  • The age of the candidates must be maximum 45 years for male candidates and maximum 50 years for female candidates as on 1st July on the year of application.

UGC Scholarship Selection Process:

  • Shortlist students will be selected on the basis of their performance level in Interview/ Test will be performed by University Grants Commission.
  • Candidates who will successfully qualify the exam will be selected to get scholarship.
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How to Fill UGC Scholarship Online Application Form?

Candidates you need to fill the Application form after following the steps given here in below.

  • First of all you need to visit the official site that is
  • Now, on the home page go for “Students” section and hit on the “Scholarships & Fellowships” option from the drop down list.
  • Further then you’re required to read full notification carefully.
  • Now press on the “Apply Now” button and register yourself by filling the required details.
  • Fill the application form correctly in prescribed manner including all the details.
  • Now upload all the Self-attested copies of Testimonials and Certificates along with the application form.
  • Then submit the application form and take a print out of it.
  • Enclose the system generated form in envelope and super scribed with the “Application for UGC Scholarship”.
  • At last, send the hard copy of system generated form at the postal address which is mentioned below in the official notification.

Complete Details: How to Apply for Scholarship

Documents Required for Submission:

  • Aspirants required submitting an application only through Online Mode.
  • Attested copy of university undergraduate-degree
  • Matriculation certificate.
  • A verification certificate by the institute where, students has taken admission to Ist Year of preferred Course
  • Prescribed format of provisional Rank certificate from the University / autonomous College.

Improvement of SC/ST Scholarship Scheme by UGC:

According to UGC Notification published by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) on 28 November 2016, MHRD has taken the following steps to smoothen the UGC Scholarship & Fellowship under the various schemes:

  • The MHRD has decided to offer the scholarship to applicants through Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) mode.
  • Allocation of scholarship amount to awardees through Public Financial Management System (PFMS).
  • The MHRD has created a dedicated web portal ( for migration of legacy cases on DBT platform.
  • A Fellowship tracking portal ( has been set up where the students can check the status of the payment, date of upload of documents, etc.
  • The MHRD also introduced an email id ( to facilitate and help the students in disbursal related complaints about fellowship & scholarship.

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Final Words:

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15 Responses to "UGC Scholarship 2018 All Fellowship Schemes, Programs Apply Online"


    Respected sir/madam
    What about form? what is date of release of form for UGC Scholarship 2016 PG Students for university ranker?

    • admin

      For getting Scholarship details, you may check this page regularly- Scholarships

  2. s.yasminbegam

    As, I have applied for indhira gandhi scholarship for single girl child before 5 months.. still now i didn’t received any info regarding this, when will i get the conformation message?



    When start the date of Submission of UGC POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP.
    Please tell me about start and End Date of submission.
    I Highly obliged ti you

    Thanking You
    M Faisal

  4. Roshmi bhattacharjee

    I am a student of pg course. Now I am an appearing student of part two.May I apply now for the scholarship??

  5. A.Tirumalaikumar

    I am a computer science pg student in govt collage 1st year . I am the handehapet student .may Iapply the scholarship ?

    my collage teachers announcement the united kingdom scholarship
    so may i Apply the scholarship

  6. kousik


    my daughter is studying pg course with physics, whether she will get scholarship this year(2017-18)? will be able to apply?

  7. shaik sharmila

    i completed my phd and i want to apply post doctoralfellowship for 2018-19

    • Dr.m.sethuraman

      I am Dr.m.sethuraman i am working as a PG hods of commerce, in rdc college of arts and science, papansam. and i have awarded in my Ph.D in 2012. i want to apply for PDF, what i want to do. so, kindly help me.

  8. Richa Sarma


    I am a student of B.A 1st sem .I want a scholarship. how can I get scholarship from??

  9. renuka devi

    I am doing my pg degree and i am also a single child so i want to know about indira gandhi scholarship for single girl child and also when will you open the scheme for 2017-2018

  10. Rajni Kiran Lakra

    last date for doctoral woman scientist award, fellowship or scholarship for the session 2017-18 in Agronomy

  11. diganta

    dear sir i am ma student how can i apply for this

  12. Sidra

    I m in ninth and i want to apply for abdul kalam azad scholarship. How can i apply for it and what are the terms and conditions..and which scholorship will help me if i want to become a fashion designer?

  13. Alwin

    Respected sir,
    I am doing Phd from August 2017(Full time) in Anna university. Did I eligible for any scholarship?, Still I did not applied for any scholarships.

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