National fellowship for OBC students
The government had introduced the National fellowship scholarships for OBC. The students of OBC who want to pursue their higher studies like M.Phil. and PhD can apply to this UGC National fellowship for OBC. This scheme main aim is to provide financial facilities to the other backward castes. This scheme is designed to provide a total number of 300 Junior Research Fellowships per year and 300 Senior Research Fellowships to Other Backward Class (OBC) students. The Scholarship for Other Backward Castes covers all universities/institutions recognized by the University Grants Commission. For UGC National fellowship for OBC apply online please visit official website www.ugc.ac.in. For more information about Scholarships for OBC read the full article.
UGC National fellowship for OBC
As per University Grants Commissionadvertisement the students who had completed their post-graduation degree and taken admission in any university are eligible to get this scholarship. Candidates should register to get this National fellowship for OBC students. The scholarship is provided according to the time given in application form, if performance is good, the fellowship period would be extended up to the senior fellowship and the National fellowship doesn’t exceed 5 years. Students who belong to Other Backward Castes after getting this scholarship they are not allowed to get any other government scholarships whether it is state or central government. Only candidates who are studying regular M.Phil. and PhD courses are eligible for this Scholarship for Other Backward Castes. The total number of fellowships offered this year is 300. There are 3% reserved for Physically Handicapped aspirants. If students applied more than 300, that would be carry forwarded to the next academic session or in case candidates exceed the number of fellowships the UGC select the candidate according to the percentage in their post-graduation. Applicants who are waiting for UGC scholarships can immediately apply.
Scholarship for Other Backward Castes
The UGC provides 300 fellowships per year from 2014-2015 for the junior research fellowships and also 300 for the senior research fellowships per year 2016-2017 to the Other Backward Castes. This National fellowship for OBC student’s scheme main theme is to give higher education to the students who are dreaming of doing Doctor of Psychology (PhD) and MPhil but cannot afford money for their dreams. University grants commission taken the responsibility to this National fellowship for other backward castes. The rates of scholarships for science humanity and social science is 25000/- per month for junior research fellowships and for engineering & technology senior research fellowships is 28000/- per month for remaining years. And for the contingencies of humanities and social science is 10000/- per annum for two initial years and 12000/- per annum for remaining years. Contingencies for sciences, engineering & technologies is 25000/- per annum for remaining years. For UGC National fellowship for OBC apply online please visit official website www.ugc.ac.in. Check the link of National fellowship for OBC students.
Procedure for applying for National fellowships for obc
- Visit official website
- Click on National fellowship for obc students
- Submit your details and fill your application form
- Click on submit
Educational qualification:post-graduation from recognised university
Scholarship amount: For junior research fellowships: Rs 25000 per month
For senior research fellowships: Rs 28000 per month
Online application started on: 15.07.2016
The last date to submit application: 15.08.2016
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