Good news for students and research scholars! University Grant Commission (UGC) has hiked the fellowship and scholarship amounts under 15 different categories. The fellowship for JRF scholars of Science, Humanity and Social Sciences has been hiked to Rs 25,000 per month from the earlier figures of Rs 16,000. Similarly, the fellowship for SRF scholars has been hiked from Rs 18,000 to Rs 28,000 per month.
The GATE cleared students who have taken admissions to ME or MTech programmes will also be benefitted with the development as their scholarship has been raised to Rs 12,400 per month, a significant hike from earlier give away of Rs 8,000 per month.
The hiked fellowship and scholarship will be provided with effect from previous month.
The students and researchers will be surely benefited with this development.
The fellowships and scholarships, the amount for which has been hiked include Emirates Fellowship, Post Doctorate Fellowship for Women, Dr. Radhakrishnan Scholarship (Social Science), JRF and SFR (for students hailing from abroad), Post Doctoral Fellowship (For SC and ST scholars), Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship (for University rank holders), Dr DS Kothari Post Doctoral Fellowship and BSR Faculty Fellowship.