UGC invites applications for fellowships, research grants; apply by October 10

Eligible candidates can apply for UGC fellowships, research grants at frg.ugc.ac.in. Last date to apply is October 10.

UGC invites applications for fellowships, research grants; apply by October 10 UGC (Source: Official)
Vagisha Kaushik | Sep 6, 2022 - 12:24 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited applications for fellowships, research grants launched on Teachers Day 2022. Eligible candidates can apply on the official websites – ugc.ac.in, frg.ugc.ac.in. The last date to apply is October 10, 2022.

UGC launched these five schemes:

  • Savitribai Jyotirao Phule Fellowship for Single Girl Child
  • Dr Radhakrishnan UGC Post-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Fellowship for Superannuated Faculty Members
  • Research Grant for In-Service Faculty Members
  • Dr DS Kothari Research Grant for Newly Recruited Faculty Members

Candidates can check eligibility criteria, guidelines, application process, selection process, etc. for the various UGC fellowships at ugc.ac.in.

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The 'Dr Radhakrishnan UGC Post-Doctoral Fellowship' will offer an opportunity to carry out advanced studies and research in Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences including languages in Indian universities and institutions. This fellowship has 900 seats and 30 percent of them are reserved for women candidates. The selected candidates will be given Rs 50,000 per month as part of the fellowship and Rs 50,000 per annum as contingency.

The 'Fellowship for Superannuated Faculty Members' is being launched with an aim to provide research opportunities to retired teachers. There are 100 slots available for this fellowship and selected candidates will be given Rs 50,000 per month as part of the fellowship and Rs 50,000 per annum as contingency.

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The 'Research Grant for In-Service Faculty Members' seeks to provide research opportunities to regularly appointed faculty members. The quantum of support under the scheme is Rs 10 lakh which will be provided to 200 selected candidates for a tenure of two years.

The 'Dr DS Kothari Research Grant for Newly Recruited Faculty Members' will provide research opportunities to regularly appointed faculty members. The quantum of support under the scheme is Rs 10 lakh which will be provided to 132 selected candidates for a tenure of two years.


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