Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
New Delhi- 110 002
Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students
On behalf of Ministry of Minority Affairs, the University Grants Commission which is the implementing body, invites applications for the award of “Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students” for the year 2009-10.
i) The candidate should belong to one of the minority communities (Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists & Parsis) notified under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1972.
ii) He/she should get admission and registration for regular and full time M.Phil/Ph.D courses in University/Academic Institution by fulfilling conditions of admission of that University/Institution, subject to provisions of the scheme as per advertisement of UGC.
iii) The minority community students once considered eligible for the fellowship shall not be entitled to benefits under any other scheme from any other source like Central or State Government or any other body like UGC etc. for the same study.
iv) Prior clearance of NET/SLET examination will not be a prerequisite for award of MAKA fellowship for M.Phil/Ph.D.
v) In order to qualify for the award of fellowship, the UGC norms for admission to M.Phil and Ph.D courses in universities/academic institutions would be applicable.
vi) Candidates for fellowship will avail the quota of their State of domicile irrespective of their place of study.
The applications in the prescribed format given below may be sent to Under Secretary (SA-II/SR-III), University Grants Commission, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi- 110 002 duly forwarded by the Registrar/Director/Principal of the concerned University/Institution/College, where the fellow desires to undertake research work within one month from the date of issue of the advertisement (non-extendable). The candidates may also go through the UGC website www.ugc.ac.in for detailed terms and conditions and download the application form. The decision of the Commission in this regard shall be final. Direct and incomplete applications will not be entertained. The application forms of the candidates who are not selected for fellowship will be destroyed after six months of the selection made in that respective year.
For more details, visit: www.ugc.ac.in