The University Grants Commission has decided, as of the recent report, to extend the application dates for the 2020 UGC scholarship program until 30 November 2020. Applicants who are qualifying for PG Scholarships can apply for PG Scholarships via the National Scholarship Portal's official site at scholarships.gov.in. UGC has issued a comprehensive notice to confirm the development, which includes all the relevant information regarding the scholarships. Qualified applicants are encouraged to read the updated scholarship notice online from the official ugc.ac.in website.
Extended Application Deadlines for 4 Scholarship Scheme
The Commission has extended the scholarship programme to four schemes, following the formal notification issued by UGC. That includes:
- Single Girl Kid (SCG) Indira Gandhi PG Scholarship
- PG Scholarship for Applicants for University Rank Holders (URH)
- Special Scheme of Ishan Uday for the North Eastern Zone (NER)
- PG Scholarship for SC / ST Candidate Technical Courses (PGSPROF)
The notice states that the registration portal for university scholarships has been open since 1 September 2020, and will be open until 30 November 2020 to accept applications. Similarly, the closing date for authentication by institutions of applications is 15 December 2020. It is also proposed that qualified institutions validate the applications of their students directly after obtaining the applications on the portal. You can search for more related information via the official UGC website.