Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students, www.ugc.ac.in (Apply Online)

By | July 12, 2016

Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students has posted guidelines on its site www.ugc.ac.in who fall under minority can apply application form.

Maulana Azad National Fellowship Details: All students who fall under minority must be happy to see that they are given chance to pursue higher education for courses such as M. Phil & Ph.D. Maulana Azad National Fellowship covers all universities/ institutes which is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2f & 3. This fellowship are given by Maulana Azad Foundation, Ministry of Home Affairs & this act has been implemented for students belonging to minority community refer to www.ugc.ac.in.

Let’s have some brief about Maulana Azad Foundation which came into existence on occasion of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s birthday centenary celebrations. In various fields he has made outstanding achievements & in realms of Urdu Literature he was scholar rated a towering figure on Indian Political scheme. If appellant opt for integrated course then its duration is of 5 years if opt for single course then 2 years & 3 years of M.Phil and Ph.D. respectively.

Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students

Name of Organization: University Grants Commission

Name of Scheme: Maulana Azad National Fellowship

Educational Qualification: Candidate must have completed their Post-Graduation course from well recognized university.

Last Date of Application Form: 31st July, 2016

Availability of Course: M.Phil/ Ph.D.

Name of Course Maximum Duration Admissibility of JRF and SRF
M. Phil 2 years
M.Phil + Ph.D 5 years Remaining 3 years

Eligibility Criteria for Maulana Azad National Fellowship

  • Student must belong to one of minority communities notified under Section 2 (c) of National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992.
  • They must have registered themselves for full time & regular M.Phil/ Ph.D. courses in University/ Institution where all conditions all being fulfilled mentioned by United Grants Commission.
  • Once minority student will be considered eligible for fellowship will not be entitled to benefits under any other source, central or state government or any other body like UGC.
  • If candidate want to get reward of Junior Research Fellowship/ Senior Research Fellowship rules & regulations of UGC will be applicable at pre- M.Phil & pre- Ph.D. stage, they should score minimum of 50% in their post-graduation course.

Fellowship scheme has came into act to provide scholarship to all candidates who are having burning desire to acquire higher education but due to lack of financial problem they are not being able to do it. Every year Maulana Azad Foundation gives admission to total 756 students under this act, aspirants must have completed their post-graduation which is an primary requirement of it. United Grants Commission will release advertisement in newspaper, internet, web page & other sources.

Students pursuing their research studies leading to regular or full times courses plus equivalent research degree in universities, research institutions & scientific institution within India. By doing this it will make them eligible for employment such as pre-requisites, post of lecturer in various academic institution. Those aspirant who are going to apply for it must belong to one of the minority communities notified under section 2 (c) of National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992.

Maulana Azad National Fellowship Rates

Fellowship For initial two years (JRF) Rs.16,000 per month

For remaining tenure (SRF) Rs.18,000 per month

Contingency for Arts & Commerce For initial two years Rs.10,000 per month

For remaining three years Rs.20, 500 per month

Contingency for Sciences & Engineering For initial two years Rs.12,000 per month

For remaining three years Rs.25, 000 per month

Departmental Assistance Rs.3,000 per student to the host institution for providing infrastructure
Escorts/Reader Assistance Rs.2,000 in cases of physically &  visually challenged candidate

Important Link:- Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students

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