UGC Scholarship | Apply online and Eligibility criteria- ISHAN UDAY

UGC Scholarship

Last Date : 30/11/2021

UGC Scholarship : University grant commission has released a scholarship notification and inviting applications from the students of north east to fulfil their dream and to complete the higher education. UGC Ishan Uday scholarship scheme is a online process . So students can apply online after reading the UGC scholarship guidelines.

Name of The Scholarship :

UGC Scholarship – Ishan Uday Scholarship

Region :

Students from North Eastern Region

Total Beneficiaries :


Scholarship Amount:

  • Rs.5400/- per month for general degree course
  • Rs.7800/- per month for technical/medical/professional/paramedical courses.

Eligibility criteria for Ishan Uday Scholarship :

  • Annual income does not exceed Rs.4.5 lakh per annum from all sources.
  •  Passed XII or equivalent in the preceding year of study i.e. 2017 for applications called for during year 2017-18.
  • Secured admission in first year of any degree course, either general degree course of technical/professional/ medical/ paramedical course (Integrated courses included) in any of the following University/ College/ Institute :-
    • Universities/Institutions/Colleges included under Section 2(f) and 12 (B) of
      UGC Act.
    • Deemed to be Universities included under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 and
      eligible to receive grants-in-aid from UGC.
    • Universities/Institutions/Colleges funded by Central / State Government.
    • Institutes of National Importance.
    •  Institutions recognized by other Statutory councils within as well as outside
    •  The admission should have been made in University/ Institution/ College with
      AISHE code.
      Note: 1) For students of integrated degree couses, scholarship will be tenable for the complete
      duration of the course.
      2)For dual degree course, the scholarship will only be tenable for the tenure of first
  • For availing scholarship under this scheme, the income of the parents of the student
    should not exceed Rs.4.5 lakh per annum.
  • Transgender candidates are eligible to apply under the scheme. The reservation shall be
    followed as per Government of India norms.

Who Will not get the scholarship :

  • 1) Students pursuing courses/programs through Open Universities.
  • 2) Students already availing scholarship for pursuing the Undergraduate programmeunder any
    other scheme(s).
  • 3) Students gaining admission through „management quota‟.
  • 4) Students pursuing courses, such as Diploma Courses, not leading to award of a Degree.
  • 5) Students whose parents‟ income exceeds Rs.4.5 lakh

Payment procedure :

Scholarship (as certified by the institutions identified under this scheme) will be paid to the
selected students by the UGC through DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) Mode and will be
transferred to the Bank account of the beneficiaries. This procedure will be completed through
the PFMS.

Selection Procedure for Ishan Uday Scholarship :

  • 10,000 (ten thousand) fresh scholarships will be awarded every year.
  • Distribution of slots amongst the states of NER will be done on the basis of population
  • If slots in a particular state remain vacant due to non-availability of eligible candidates,
    the unfilled slots will be distributed equitably amongst other states.
  •  Reservation for Persons with Disability (PwD) will be made as per Government of India

How to Apply for UGC Ishan Uday Scholarship :

  •  Applications will be invited once in a year on the National e-Scholarship Portal of the
    Government of India. Short notification will also be uploaded on the UGC website.
  • At the time of applying, the course will be classified as general degree or professional by
    the concerned University/ Institution/College.
  • Incomplete applications will be summarily rejected. Only verified online applications
    will be considered for award of scholarship.
  • The following documents will be uploaded at the time of applying under the scheme on the
    1.Domicile certificate to be issued by the competent authority.
    2.Proof of annual income to be issued by the competent authority.
    3.For renewals, the annual progress report and continuation of studies will be required to be
    uploaded/ verified by the concerned Univeristy/ Institution/ College.

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