Postgraduate Scholarships for SC/ST Students in Engineering & Technology, Management and Pharmacy at Universities/Institutions/Colleges in India 2013. The scheme has been initiated keeping in view the social background of the candidates from the deprived section of the society and to provide them opportunity to undertake postgraduate level studies in Professional subjects like Engineering & Technology, Management, Pharmacy etc. in Indian Universities/Institutions/ Colleges. The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to 1000 SC/ST candidates to pursue postgraduate level studies in Professional subjects at recognized Indian Universities/Institutions/Colleges.. This scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate degree level.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Study subjects are Engineering & Technology, Management and Pharmacy.
Who can apply to this scholarship? i) The candidate must have obtained Graduate degree in the relevant subject and obtained admission at Postgraduate level for regular full time course in any of the Professional subject in a recognized University/Institution/College. ii) Candidates pursuing post graduate course in professional subjects by correspondence or by Distance Education mode are not eligible to receive financial assistance under this scheme. iii) The upper age limit for male applicants is 45 years as on 1st July on the year of application, and 50 years in the case of female candidates. In exceptional cases, the age may be relaxed.
Benefits of the scholarship: Candidates selected for the award of PG scholarships shall be provided Scholarship @Rs.5000/-per month (M.Tech.) with the contingency of Rs. 15000/- per annum and for other courses @ Rs.3000/- per month and contingency grant of Rs.10,000/- per annum for the duration of the PG Scholarship for other courses.
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Duration: The tenure of award is for two/three years depending upon tenure of the postgraduate course.
Number of scholarships: Not provided
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