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Post-Graduate (PG) Merit Scholarship For University Rank Holders 2023, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria & Rewards, Last Date

Post-Graduate (PG) Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders 2023 is offered by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under the MHRD scheme. Post-Graduate (PG) Merit Scholarships being offered to the deserving and talented undergraduate students who have secured 1st and 2nd rank at the UG level. Students who will be selected for the award of Post-Graduate (PG) Merit Scholarship can pursue a non-professional postgraduate program in any area of specialization from any institution of the country recognized by UGC. The main objective of this scholarship scheme is to attract talented students to pursue postgraduate studies.

Post-Graduate (PG) Merit Scholarship For University Rank Holders 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Following are the eligibility conditions that students have to fulfill to apply for PG Merit Scholarship for university rank holders:

  • Students who secured 1st and 2nd rank at the UG level will be eligible for the award of this scholarship. Such students have to submit proof of their merit position at an undergraduate level along with the proof of admission in PG courses.
  • Candidates have to complete undergraduate studies in streams like life sciences, physical sciences, earth sciences, chemical sciences, social sciences, commerce, mathematical sciences, and languages.
  • This scholarship scheme is available only for those students who have taken admission in regular and full-time PG courses in any recognized deemed University, private University, autonomous college, or post-graduate college.
  • At the time of admission, the maximum age limit of the student is 30 years.

Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship For University Rank Holders Rewards 2023

The details regarding the value of post-graduate (PG) Merit Scholarship for university rank holders for pg programs are as follows:

  • A total of 3000 scholarships will be provided to the eligible candidates.
  • The awardees will receive the amount of INR 3100/- per month for the tenure of 2 years (i.e. 10 months in a year).
  • Except for the aforesaid scholarship amount, no additional assistance will be provided to the selected students.

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PG Merit Scholarship For University Rank Holders 2023 Application Form

Students can follow these simple steps to apply to Post-Graduate (PG) Merit Scholarship 2023

  • The application process will be conducted via online mode only.
  • Click here to apply online
  • Click on the New User/ Register link.
  • Now, Read all the instructions and guidelines carefully.
  • Thereafter, click on continue to register.
  • After successful registration, note down your application ID and confirm your OPT sent in your registered mobile number.
  • Now, log in to your account and enter all the required details.
  • Upload all necessary documents and click on the submit button.
  • At last, take the printout of the filled-in application form for further use. 
  • Documents required while applying for this scholarship scheme are:
  • 10th certificate
  • Attested copy of undergraduate degree
  • Prescribed format of a provisional rank certificate from concerned University/autonomous college
  • Verification certificate from the college where the student is pursuing a PG program
Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship For University Rank Holders 2023 Last Date 

Application forms for this scholarship scheme 2023 have released. The last date to submit on or before August 2023

Selection Procedure For Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship For University Rank Holders 2023

The selection of the students for this scholarship scheme will be purely on a merit basis. The scholarship will be provided based on the rank secured by a student at the UG level. In case of misconduct of the awardee and unsatisfactory progress report (if a candidate scores less than 60 % in the first year of the master’s program), the scholarship may be canceled.

Terms & Conditions Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship For University Rank Holders
  • Students who received a scholarship under this scheme will also be eligible for accepting other scholarships.
  • A student who wants to leave the study in mid-way will have to take prior approval from UGC by submitting an application and justification through the respective University.
  • In case a student leaves the study in mid-way without informing and prior approval of UGC then, he/ she has to refund the whole scholarship amount.

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