Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child

Location : All INDIA

Category : Post Graduate, Female

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 2015-09-30

In order to achieve and promote girls education, UGC has introduced a Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child with an aim to compensate direct costs of girl education to all levels especially for such girls who happen to be the only girl child in their family.

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It is expected from the institutions where student has taken admission in the first year PG course, no tuition fees will be charged by the institute from girl students to pursue PG degree course in Universities/Colleges/Institutions covered under Sections 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act.

Scholarship Amount : Rs.3100/-per month

Scholarship Duration : Post Gradute Course


Reservation :

For Single or Twin Girl Childs only

Selection Criteria :

The selection would be made by the Expert committee as per the procedure of the commission.

Eligibility :

  • i) Any single girl child who happen to be a only child or twin daughter or fraternal daughter in the family, if one son and one daughter is available then girl child will not be considered for scholarship under the scheme.
  • ii) The scheme is applicable to such a single girl child who has taken admission in regular, full-time 1st year Masters Degree course in any recognized university or a post graduate college.
  • iii)This scholarship is available to PG-I year student only.
  • iv) Admission to PG Course in distance education mode is not covered under the scheme.
  • Age: Girl students up to the age of 30 years at the time of admission in PG courses are eligible.

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