PG Scholarship Scheme for SC ST Students
The PG Scholarship Scheme for SC ST Students for Pursuing Professional Courses scheme has been initiated keeping in view the social background of the candidates from the deprived section of the society and to provide them opportunity to undertake postgraduate level studies in Professional subjects like Engineering & Technology, Management, Pharmacy etc. in Indian Universities/Institutions/ Colleges.
Objective: The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to 1000 SC/ST candidates to
pursue postgraduate level studies in Professional subjects in the eligible institutions as given below.
Eligibility: For the purpose of award of the scholarship students who are pursuing professional courses in the following Institutions/ Colleges/Universities:
*Universities/Institutions/Colleges included under section 2(f) & and 12(B) of UGC Act.
*Deemed to be Universities included under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 and eligible to receive grants-in-aid from UGC,
*Universities/Institutions/College funded by Central/State Government.
*Institutes of National Importance.
Courses which require approval from Regulatory Council i.e. Medical Council of India (MCI), Dental Council of India (DCI), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), NCTIS, NCTE Bar council of India (BCI), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), INC, FORENSIC REGULATORY & DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF INDIA are considered professional
Note 1: M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., MSW and Mass Communication and Journalism degree are accepted as “Non-professional courses”:
Note 2: Candidates pursuing post graduate course in professional subjects through correspondence or in Distance Education mode are not eligible to receive financial assistance under this scheme. For more details on PG Scholarship Scheme for SC ST Students download the guidelines in the link below:
Apply by 17 January 2023