The University Grants Commission has announced the scholarship scheme for the students pursuing PG course. Under the scheme, students pursuing professional PG courses will get Rs 4500 and Rs 7,800 per month. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship scheme. However, this year the last date to apply for this scholarship is over. But students can apply for it next year after knowing the eligibility.
Students pursuing technical, engineering, management, pharmacy and other business education courses will get the benefit of this scheme. ME and M Tech students will be given Rs 7,800 per month, while students of other PG courses will get a scholarship of Rs 4,500 per month. Students of SC, ST category will get benefit under this scheme.
Students joining non-professional courses will not get benefits under this scheme. Explain that courses like MA, MSc, MCom, MSW in Mass Communication and Journalism are part of non-professional courses as per UGC guidelines. In such a situation, students doing these courses will not get the benefit of the scheme. Students doing distance education will also not be eligible, only students doing PG courses of two or three years will get the benefit of this scheme.
Visit the official website of the scholarship portal, scholarship.gov.in.
On the home page, click on ‘UGC/AICTE Scheme’.
Click on the link for PG Scholarship for SC/ST students pursuing professional courses.
Read the details carefully and click on New Registration and fill all the details.
Select the scholarship scheme and apply online.