• A candidate has to fulfill the following conditions to be eligible for award of his fellowship:
  • The candidate should belong to SC and should have qualified the (CBSE/NTA UGC NET JRF/ CSIR NET JRF in the year of selectiOnIy such candidates who have already completed their Post graduation course or equivalent Masters Examination at the time of applying NTA UGC NET JRF/ CSIR NET JRF will be considered for this award.
  • Students selected under this scheme shall not be entitled to other benefits under (UGC scheme or any other benefits from Central or State government or bodies similar to UGC offering similar benefit.
  • Upgradation of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) to Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) shall be done as per UGC rules applicable in the case of UGC-NET-JRF candidates.
  • Fellowship payable to the student shall not exceed 60 months in any case. Payment of the fellowship shall he regulated as per UGC-NET-JRF scheme and no extension of any kind will be entertained.
  • Employees of any University/College/Educational institution/Central/State/UT Government shall be excluded from availing the fellowship, even if they are on study leave or Extra Ordinary Leave (EOL) to pursue M.Phil./Ph.D course.
  • Transgender candidaes are eligible under the scheme.


Check: UGC NET Eligibility for General Category Candidates

Author's Bio: 

Anuj Jindal, the founder, is an ex-manager from SBI, with an M.Com from Delhi School of Economics. He also has a JRF in Commerce & Management and NET in HRM, along with more than 4 years of experience in the field of Education.