Post – Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child for PG academic session 2010 – 12
The University Grants Commission, based on the initiative of M / HRD, had introduced, from the year 2005 – 06, Post – Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child with purpose of supporting higher education through scholarship to such girls who happen to be only child in her family and also to provide incentive for the parents to observe small family norm.
UGC Scholarship Eligibility :
Any single girl child being the only child of her parents is eligible under the scheme.
The benefit under scheme will be available to such a single girl child who has taken admission in first year of a Master’s degree in non – professional programme in any recognized university or a post – graduate college during the current year i.e. 2010 – 11.
Rate of Scholarship : 2000/- p.m.
Duration of Scholarship : 2 years (for 10 months in a year) (Total 20 months)
Number of UGC Scholarships per year : 1200
Other Conditions :
The scheme is for non-professional courses only at P.G. level. The scheme is applicable to such students who have taken admissions in regular, full – time Master Degree course in any recognized University / Institution or a Post Graduate College. Distance mode of education is not covered.
A student who is awarded this PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child will not be debarred from accepting any other scholarship.
A student desirous of leaving the studies mid – way without completing the PG degree will have to take prior approval from the UGC by submitting an application along with justification through the concerned University / College / Institution. Any student who discontinues the studies without prior approval of the UGC will have to refund the whole amount and the concerned institution will be responsible for this refund.
The University / College / Institution has to submit a certificate of completion of the PG Course in respect of each student availing this scholarship.
Affidavit on 50/- Stamp Paper from SDM / First Class Magistrate / Gazetted Officers (not below the rank of Tehsildar) conforming that she is the only child in her family without having any brother.
Documents to be submitted at the time of application:
Application in prescribed format.
Proof of admission to Ist Year Master’s degree course in a recognized Indian University / College / Institution.
Joining Report from the institution where the candidate has taken admission for PG Course.
An affidavit 50/- Stamp Paper from the parents duly attested by the SDM / First Class Magistrate / Gazetted officer (not below the rank of Tehsildar) copying the same language mentioned at. Affidavit should be in Hindi or English only.
Copy of Ration Card alongwith the page where student’s name mentioned (self attested Hindi or English version of the same, if, the ration card in any regional language). (In case of not available of Ration card, enclose a certificate from a local renowned person who know your family very well)
Procedure for application :
Eligible students who are pursuing postgraduate 1st year course in the current year i.e. 2010 – 2011 may submit their applications for this scholarship in the prescribed format with relevant attested copies of all documents.
The application may be submitted to the :
Under Secretary (SR – III),
University Grants Commission,
Bahadurshah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi – 110 002.
within 30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in Newspapers.
Last date will be calculated from the date of publication of this advertisement in the Employment News / Rojgar Samachar.
Applications received after the due date will not be considered. Those who had applied earlier need to apply afresh in response to this advertisement, if they had taken PG admission in the year 2010 – 11.
Scheme is closed for those students who had taken admission before PG academic year 2010 – 11.
Candidates are advised in their own interest to read guidelines for the scheme which are available on UGC website www.ugc.ac.in before submitting application.
Envelops containing application should be marked prominently as “Application for PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child” (2010 – 12).