UGC P.G. Scholarship for University Rank Holders

UGC invites application for award of P.G. Scholarship for University Rank Holders.

The scholarship may be tenable for a period of two years to enable the rank holders of each university at undergraduate level to pursue their Master’s Degree.

The purpose of this scheme is to attract talent for pursuing post graduate studies besides strengthening the basic subjects at Undergraduate level.

The awardees, under this scheme, can pursue their Postgraduate programme in any area of specialization in any institution of higher learning in the country.


The First & Second Rank holders at UG level and admitted in any non-professional Postgraduate Course would be awarded the scholarship. The Undergraduate courses from following streams have been identified for the award of scholarships:

a) Life Sciences
b) Physical Sciences
c) Chemical Sciences
d) Earth Sciences
e) Mathematical Sciences
f) Social Sciences
g) Commerce
h) Languages

The scholarship would however, be subject to securing a minimum of sixty percent (60%) marks at undergraduate level.

Apply should be made through online only

The maximum age limit to fill the form is 30 years.

The value of Scholarship amount is Rs.2,000/- p.m (10 months in the year) for a period of two years only.

Laste date for submission of online application 15th September 2014.

For detailed information on the same, application link, eligibility, closing date etc., you may visit the official UGC website –

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