Dimapur, September 17: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited fresh applications (including renewals) from regular and full time students of the following four schemes for the academic year 2020-2021: Indira Gandhi PG Scholarship for Single Girl Child (SGC); PG Scholarship for University Rank Holder candidate (URH); Ishan Uday Special Scheme for North Eastern Region (NER) and PG Scholarship for Professional Courses for SC/ST candidates (PGSPROF).
The guidelines of each scheme may be accessed at ‘National Scholarship Portal.’ The students who were eligible and were admitted in the recognized institutions, as per the guidelines, may submit their applications through National Scholarship Portal on its websites- https:// scholarships.gov.in/
The portal will be for receiving applications for ‘Fresh’ as well as ‘Renewals’ as per the following timelines: Closing date for filing online applications by 30th October, 2020; closing date for verification of applications by institutions of students including re-submission of defective applications by 15th November, 2020.
The students have been advised to submit their online applications well in time so that their institutions would able to verify applications within prescribed timelines.
A notification issued by Prof. Rajnish Jain, Secretary of UGC vide F. No 82-32/ 2020 (SA- III) dated 9th September, 2020, directed the eligible institutions to verify applications for their students immediately after receiving the applications on portal. It would be in the interest of students if all the applications were verified by Institutions by 10th November so that they would able to correct/ rectify the defected applications, it said. (Page News Service)