Yesterday i.e. 20th July’ 16 UGC short for University Grants Commission announced that the Aadhaar Card number is very important for students who wish to apply for any UGC scholarship or fellowship.
UGC issued a public notice stating that any student who will apply for UGC fellowship or scholarship will have to provide the Aadhaar number.
According to this process, the document details will be used as an identifier for availing further benefits of the University Grants Commission scholarship and fellowship schemes.
Application forms are requested to be updated by the students who has already filled and submitted the application forms for the year 2017-2018.
To know about the scholarships, check out the official website of UGC.
UGC short for University Grants Commission of India is a statutory body which is set up by the Indian Union government. It is set up in accordance with the UGC Act 1956] under Ministry of Human Resource Development also known as MHRD.
UGC is in charge charged of maintaining the standards of higher education in India and It also provides recognition to universities in India. It is based in Delhi and also provides funds to colleges and universities.