Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child 2016-17


  • Eligibility: Single girl child who happens to be the only child or twin not more than 30 years and got admission in PG 1st year regular
  • Benefits: INR 3100 per month for 10 months in a year

Here are some common questions about scholarship

Here are some common questions about scholarship

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the eligibility criteria?

  • The scheme is applicable to such a single girl child who has taken admission in regular, full-time 1st year Master’s Degree course in any recognised university or a post graduate college.
  • This scholarship is available to PG 1st year students only.
  • Admission to PG Course in distance education mode is not covered under the scheme.
  •  If one son and one daughter is there then girl child will not be considered for scholarship under this scheme.

Q. What is the application process?

A. The candidate is required to submit an application only through ONLINE MODE.

Step 1 – Eligible candidates are required to apply online through

Step 2 – Fill in the required details.

Q. How many candidates will get the scholarship?

A. The number of slots for scholarships may be decided every year on the basis of eligible applications, correct in all respects, received through online mode against the advertisement to be published in National Dailies as well as on the UGC website.

Q. What is the process of selection?

A. The selection would be made by the Expert committee as per the procedure of the commission. The result in respect of the list of selected candidates will be uploaded on the UGC website Simultaneously, the award letter will also be uploaded on UGC website which may be downloaded with the respective ID generated at the time of processing of the submission of their application form through online mode.

Q. What are the important dates?

A. Yet to be announced

Q. What is the objective?

A. The objectives of the proposed scheme are:

a) to support post graduate education of single girl child in non-professional courses only.

b) to recognise the value of observance of small family norm.     

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