The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited online applications from eligible candidates under multiple fellowship/research grant schemes for 2022.
As per the UGC circular, the last date for receiving the online applications is October 10, 2022.
Details of fellowship/research grant schemes:
i. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan UGC Post-Doctoral Fellowship
ii. Dr. D.S. Kothari Research Grant for Newly Recruited Faculty Members
iii. Research Grant for In-service Faculty Members
iv. Fellowship for Superannuated Faculty Members (Emeritus Fellowship)
v. Savitribai Jyotirao Phule Fellowship for Single Girl Child (SJSGC)
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan UGC Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Slots: 900 The slots will be allocated as per Govt. of India reservation policy. However 30% slots will be reserved for the women candidates.
Nature of Assistance available under the Scheme:
Fellowship: Rs 50,000 per month
Contingency: Rs 50,000 per annum
Escorts/Reader Assistance: Rs.3000 per month (fixed) in cases of PWD (Person with disability)
Dr. D.S. Kothari Research Grant for Newly Recruited Faculty Members
Tenure: 2 years Slots: 132
Financial Assistance: The quantum of support under the scheme is Rs.10 Lakh The grant can be utilized for purchasing items like minor equipment, consumables, contingencies, fieldwork, travel etc. The grant cannot be used for international travel, purchasing furniture items or for appointing project assistant or research fellow.
Research Grant for In-service Faculty Members
Tenure: 2 years.
Slots: 200 or as may be decided by the Commission
Financial Assistance: The quantum of support under the scheme is Rs.10 Lakh
Fellowship for Superannuated Faculty Members (Emeritus Fellowship)
Tenure: 3 years or upto 70 years whichever is earlier.
Slots: 100 per annum or as may be decided by the Commission
Fellowship: Rs. 50,000 per month.
Contingency: Rs.50,000 per annum
Savitribai Jyotirao Phule Fellowship for Single Girl Child (SJSGC)
Tenure: The tenure of the fellowship is five years and will be effective from 1st April of the selection year or the actual date of joining under the fellowship in the University/College/Institute, whichever is later. Fellowship will be granted upto the date of submission of Ph.D. Thesis or 5 years of tenure whichever is earlier.
Fellowship JRF @ Rs. 31,000 per month for initial two years
SRF @ Rs. 35,000 per month for remaining tenure
Contingency For Humanities and Social Sciences @ Rs. 10,000 per annum for initial two years
@ Rs. 20,500 per annum for remaining tenure
For Science, Engineering and Technology @ Rs.12,000 per annum for initial two years
@ Rs.25,000 per annum for remaining tenure
Escort Reader Assistance: @ Rs. 3,000 per month in case of ‘Divyang’ scholars.
For age, selection and other criteria visit the UGC website or click HERE