name: Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship For Scheduled Caste Candidates

details : The Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) Scheme for Scheduled Caste is formulated and funded by the Ministry of Social Justice &Empowerment.
The scheme is open to candidates who belong to Scheduled Caste and are pursuing higher studies such as regular and full-time M.Phil.and Ph.D.degrees
in Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Engineering.


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 (Sciences, Humanities, and Social Sciences)
@Rs. 25,000/-p.m. initial two years for JRF
@Rs.28,000/- p.m. for remaining tenure for SRF

Contingency (Humanities & Social Sciences)
@Rs.10,000/-p.a. for an initial two years (JRF)
@Rs.20,500/-p.a. for remaining tenure (SRF)

Contingency (Science, Engg. & Technology)
@Rs.12,000/- p.a. initial two-year (JRF)
@Rs.25,000/-p.a. for remaining tenure (SRF)

eligibility: A candidate has to fulfill the following conditions to be eligible for the award of this fellowship:
i. The candidate should belong to SC/ST and should have passed the Post Graduate Examination.
ii. The Candidate must be registered for M.Phil./Ph.D.

documents : 1. Passport Size Photograph
2. Aadhaar Number
3. Bonafide Certificate
4. Caste Certificate
5. Proof of Identity

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