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UGC Announces Number of Students Paid Under PG Scholarship for Professional Courses

Published: | August 10, 2016
UGC Announces Number of Students Paid Under PG Scholarship for Professional Courses
Number of students paid under PG Scholarship for Professional Courses declared by UGC.

The number of students who have been paid under Post Graduate (P.G) Scholarship for Professional Courses under different categories has been announced by the UGC. These categories are mentioned below:

  • SC/ST candidates
  • P.G.Scholarship for GATE/GPAT qualified students for pursuing M.Tech/M.E./M.Pharma
  • Indira Gandhi P.G. Scholarship for Single Girl Child
  • P.G. Scholarship for University Rank Holders
  • Ishan Uday Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region

According to the list, below are the stats released by UGC:

2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17(upto 30.06.2016)
4,381 8,728 16,433 22,346

Also, under Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) during 2015-16, 21,588 beneficiaries were enrolled and a total of Rs.543.58 crore was given out. Also, the students did not have to face any delay from UGC’s side.

Although, there maybe a certain delay in some cases due to the below-mentioned reasons:

  • In case the candidates have joined late
  • In case there was delay in submitting documents to the bank branch on the student’s side.
  • In case there was delay in uploading of documents by the student
  • Technical problems in Public Financial Management System (PFMS).

Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of State (HRD), mentioned this in his written reply regarding the same to a Lok Sabha question.

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