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Maulana Azad National Fellowship 2011

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

/ Published by Simon L Infimate
University Grant Commission ( UGC) has invited applications for Maulana Azad National Fellowship ( MANF ) 2010-11 candidateswho are from minority community i.e. Muslim, Sikh, Christian and Parsian. This fellowship is given to those minority students to study in Science, Engineering and Technology, Humanity and Social Science for doing M.Phil or P.H.D who are not facilitated by JRF by UGG – NET or UGC-CSIR.

A candidate has to fulfill the following conditions to be eligible for award of this fellowship

(i) He/she should belong to one of the minority communities notified under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992.

(ii) He/she should get admission and registration for regular and full time M.Phil/Ph.D courses in University/Academic Institution by fulfilling conditions of admission of that University/Institution, subject to provisions of the Fellowship as per advertisement of UGC.

(iii) The minority community students once considered eligible for the fellowship shall not be entitled to benefits under any other source, Central or State Government or any other body like UGC for the same study.

(iv) Prior clearance of NET/SLET examination will not be a prerequisite for award of Maulana Azad National Fellowship for minority students for M.Phil/Ph.D.

(v) In order to qualify for the award of JRF/ SRF the UGC norms would be applicable at pre-M.Phil and pre-Ph.D stage, respectively, including the minimum score of 50% at post graduate level.


The rate of fellowship for JRF and SRF will be at par with the UGC fellowship as amended from time to time. Presently these rates are as follows

Fellowship@ Rs.16,000/- p.m. for initial two years (JRF)
@ Rs.18,000/- p.m. for remaining tenure (SRF)
Contingency for Arts & Commerce@ Rs.10, 000/- p.a. for initial two years.
@ Rs.20, 500/- p.a. for remaining three years
Contingency for Sciences & Engineering@ Rs.12, 000/- p.a. for initial two years
@ Rs.25, 000/- p.a. for remaining three years.
Departmental assistance@ Rs.3,000/- p.a. per student to the host institution for providing infrastructure
Escorts/Reader Assistance@ Rs.2,000/- p.m. in cases of physically and visually challenged candidates


Number of Fellowship – 756

Selection Process:  On the basis of Merit.

Application process:  Interested candidates will have to visit the official website of UGC to apply Online

Last date to submit the application: 30th June,2011

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