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RAJIV GANDHI NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP SCHEME (RGNFS) for the benefit of SC/ST candidates

The University grants commission invites applications for the award of fellowship for the year 2010-11 11 under Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scheme (RGNFS) for the benefit of SC and ST candidates. Selected candidates are award of fellowship belonging to SC/ST category under the scheme.


The scheme has been initiated keeping in view the social background of the candidates for the deprived section of the society and to provide them opportunity to undertake advanced studies and research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences in Indian universities and colleges.

 

Number of Seats for Fellowship

 

There are 2000 seats for SC and 667 seats for ST every year for all subjects, 3% seats are reserved for physically handicapped candidates belonging to SC and ST categories as per Govt of India norms.

 

Purpose of RGNFS

 

The main purpose of this award is provide fellowship in the form of financial assistance to students belonging to SC and ST to pursue studies leading to M.Phil and Ph.D degree (full time) in Science, Engineering and Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences. The candidates should have a post graduate degree in the concerned subject and registered for M.Phi and Ph.D in recognized university, institute or college.

 

The tenure of fellowship is originally for two years under the RGNF scheme. Before expiry of this period, the work of the Fellow will be evaluated by the committee of three members comprising of Head of the Department.

 

If the research work is found satisfactory, his or her tenure will be extended further for a period of three years under the enhanced emoluments of the Rajiv Gandhi National Senior Research Fellowship (RGNSRF).

 

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scheme (RGNFS) Scheme for SC and ST candidates

The recommendations of the committee shall be submitted to the UGC for upgradation to the level of RGNSRF

 

Fellowship in Science, Humanities and Social Science @ Rs 12000/- p.m. for initial two years (JRF); @ Rs 14000/- p.m. for remaining tenure (SRF)

 

Fellowship in Engineering and Technology @ Rs 14000/- p.m. for initial two years (JRF); @ Rs 15000/- p.m. for remaining tenure (SRF)

 

Contingency A @ Rs 10000/- p.a. for initial two years; @ Rs 20500/- p.a. for remaining tenure (Humanities and Social Sciences)

 

Contingency B @ Rs 12000/- p.a. for initial two years; @ Rs 25000/- p.a. for remaining tenure (Sciences, Engineering and Technology)

 

House Rent allowance as per university/institution/colleges rules Departmental Assistance @ Rs 3000/- p.a. per student to the host institution for providing infrastructure (all subjects)

 

Escorts/Reader Assistance @ Rs 2000/- p.m. in cases of physically handicapped and blind candidates (all subjects)

 

How to Apply for RGNFS

The applications in the prescribed format given below may be sent to

Mr Joginder, Deputy Secretary, (SA-III), University Grants Commission, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002 duly forwarded by the Registrar/director/Principal and competent authority of the universities/institutions/colleges where the fellow desires to undertake research work latest by 20th March, 2011 (non-extendable). For details information and terms and conditions go through UGC website (www.ugc.ac.in)

 

Selection procedure

The selection will be made by an expert committee on the basis of merit.


The decision of the commission in this regard shall be final.


Direct and incomplete applications will not be entertained.

 

The application form received from the candidates who will not be selected for fellowship will be destroyed after six months of the selection made in that respective year under the scheme.


Henceforth, such application form cannot be called for after destroying

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hrithik143 published on Apr 30, 2013, 12.09pm IST

respected sir why are u putting closing date nov_dec your already taking decision in feb_mar so why not inviting application around year any time plz think once

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hrithik143 published on Apr 24, 2013, 05.06pm IST

sir im v.nanakram studying MSc plant science in final semester so i would like to apply for this fellowship im belongs to ST so i want persue phd in life science so please give me sugations regarding this fellow ship in wich time or month i have to apply please give me information to nanakram.v@gmail.com

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regan published on Feb 16, 2013, 09.45am IST

respacetd sir iam savita research scholar in departement i belong to sc category i would apply rajiv gandhi fellowiship scheme2012-2013 kindly inform me jrozydhiman@gmail.com

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simmy published on Feb 01, 2013, 11.33am IST

Sir. Iam Bhavya N, Research scholar in University of Bangalore,dept,of Home Science.Sir still i dont have any fellowship in state government also.I belongs to ST category.I would like to apply for Ragiv gandhi national fellowship scheme for the year of 2013-2014.Kindly inform me sir.My email Id-bhavyakt85@gmail.com.Thanking u,

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genelia published on Jan 01, 2013, 10.30pm IST

please inform when result of rgnf 2013 will be announce

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patrick published on Jan 01, 2013, 10.29pm IST

when results of rgnf 2013 will be announced

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genelia published on Nov 23, 2012, 10.34pm IST

respected sir, i am intersted to apply rjnf for my Ph.D research , but i dont know the notifications of 2012 is called or not in online , so kindly give the Link of Online application to apply .... pls send the link on my mail id : janamusicindia@gmail.com .. thanking you ..by janarthanan s ph.D reasearch scholor . performing arts dept , pondicherr- 14

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christy published on Sep 01, 2012, 03.28pm IST

Dear sir/mam Iam Y. Satguru Roshan persuing M.Com (final). i want to do M.Phill & Ph.D.by january 2013 please tell me that when will i apply for RAJIV GANDHI FELLOW SHIP.please make mail on my e-mail id ysatgururoshan@gmail.com

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lilly published on Jul 21, 2012, 05.51am IST

hello sir, i want to pursue ph.d (LAWS) , plz tel me when can i apply for rajiv gnadhi fellowship for session 2012- 2013, . i really need it without fellowship its not possible to pursue .do reply.thnx

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luckylucky published on Jul 16, 2012, 08.59am IST

sir, when will rgnf 2012 advertisement come out.. please kindly inform me about the rgnf fellowship... with regards..

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claira published on Jun 25, 2012, 10.41am IST

SIR I GOT RGNF.PLEASE SEND ME HOW TO GO NEXT STEP.MY EMAIL ID anishvinod1@gmail.com

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james007 published on Jun 25, 2012, 10.38am IST

SIR, I GOT RGNJRF ,IHAVE ONE DOUBT , FROM WHERE DID I CAN COLLECT APPLICATIONS ? ANNEXURES

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genelia published on Mar 14, 2012, 01.10pm IST

 sir, i am sangram keshari patra  selected for admission into  my phd course  in dr ambedkar studies in my university utkal university vanivihar bhubaneswar odisha through proper entrance test & interview. iam belong to sc community .  i want to apply for rajiv gandhi nationl fellowship by which i can be able to do my research work easily. sir help me how can i get the fellowship. sir my email id is sangramkeshari.patra123@gmail.com

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genelia published on Feb 01, 2012, 01.52pm IST

RESPECTED SIR

MYSELF SUMIT,

I HAVE SUBMITTED MY PH. D. THESIS. I HAVE SELECTED AS JRF IN RGNF BUT STILL I HAVE MY SRF FELLOWSHIP. CAN YOU PLZ GUIED ME, HOW TO USE MY SRF FELLOWSHIP FURTHER. PLZZ HELP ME FOR THIS.

THANK YOU

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neerajaa published on Jan 19, 2012, 04.52pm IST

Respected  Sir, When the RGNF 2011-2012 results will be declared.

 

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tallstar published on Jan 19, 2012, 04.51pm IST

respected Sir, When the RGNF 2011-2012 results will be declared.

 

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lilly published on Jan 10, 2012, 09.50am IST

Dear Sir, When the RGNF 2011-2012 results will be declared.

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patrick published on Dec 03, 2011, 06.43am IST

Hi, Respected sir, i am Tajinder Singh, Pursuing Ph.D in Botany, I belongs to SC category. I would like to apply for Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship scheme for this year (2011-12). When will you give advertisement during this year. Kindly inform me sir. My email id is tajkhalsa@gmail.com, thanks.

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naasir published on Nov 14, 2011, 10.12am IST

Sir, I am Shurveer Singh.I have applied for RGNF under SC category.Presently i am doing Pre-Ph.D course from H.N.B.Garhwal Central University without any fellowship.I am wating for the list to countinue my research work which is stop due to financial problem. Pls help me my add. singh.shurveer@gmail.com

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naasir published on Oct 25, 2011, 06.04am IST

Respected Sir

      Iam Ranjini from  university of calicut.Iam doing Ph.d in entomology.Iam  waiting for the announcement of selection list for RGNF 2011-12.When you are going to publish that list. I want this fellowship.Otherwise I can't proceed my work,because  it  is a chemical work.my e mail id-ranjn9@gmail.com

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