UGC NFPwD Notification 2020 Released – Apply Online for Various Courses!! University Grants Commission has an invitation of applications for the National Fellowship for Persons with Disabilities (NFPwD) for the year 2020-21. The online applications can be filed on the web portal https://www.ugc.ac.in/ugc_schemes/. The last date for receiving the online applications is 17th January, 2021. UGC Various Courses Notification 2020 Eligibility and Other Details are given below in our blog.
UGC 2020 Notification:
Name of the Board
|University Grants Commission|
National Fellowship for Persons with Disabilities
17th January, 2021
UGC Fellowship 2020:
Duration of Fellowship and Payment of Fellowship:
- M.Phil. – 2 years or submission of dissertation whichever is earlier
- M.Phil. + Ph.D. – 5 years from the commencement of Fellowship or till submission of Ph.D. thesis, whichever is earlier
- Ph.D. 5 years or till submission of Ph.D. thesis, whichever is earlier
Amount of Fellowship:
|Fellowship||@Rs.31, 000/-p.m. initial two year as JRF. @Rs.35,000/-p.m. for remaining tenure as SRF|
|Contingency (Humanities & Social Sciences including Arts/Fine Arts)||@Rs.10,000/-p.a. for initial two year (JRF) @Rs.20,500/-p.a. for remaining tenure(SRF)|
|Contingency (Science, Engineering & Technology)||@Rs.12,000/-p.a. initial two year (JRF) @Rs.25,000/-p.a. for remaining tenure (SRF)|
|Escorts/Reader assistance||@Rs.2, 000/- p.m. in case of candidates with physical and visual disabilities.|
|HRA||As per Govt. of India norms.|
UGC Selection Process:
The selection will be made purely on merit based on the percentage of marks obtained by the candidates in their Post Graduation (PG) examination, after verification of applications, from amongst the candidates whose applications are received through online mode on the designated portal of UGC. After the selections process, UGC will issue a list containing names of provisionally selected candidates. They will be allowed to join the fellowship only after verification of facts/information furnished by them in their online applications.
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UGC Hostel & Other Fee Details:
Suitable single-seated hostel accommodation may be provided to the candidates in the institutions. In such cases, the fellow is eligible to draw only hostel fees excluding mess, electricity, water charges, etc. A certificate to this effect is to be furnished through the Registrar/Director/Principal. HRA is not permissible for those candidates who are staying in Hostel accommodation.
How to apply for UGC NFPwD 2020:
Visit official site of UGC NFPwD 2020. Search for the notification for NFPwD. The online applications can be filed on the web portal https://www.ugc.ac.in/ugc_schemes/. The last date for receiving the online applications is 17th January, 2021. Take a printout for future use.
What are the medical details given for UGC NFPwD?
No separate /fixed medical assistance is provided. However, the fellow may avail of the medical facilities available in the University/Institution/College.
How to send Aadhar for UGC NFPwD?
Payment of fellowship and any other admissible allowance should be made to beneficiaries through their bank accounts on DBT mode. The Ministry of Social Justice vide notification number 428 dated February 16, 2017 has notified Aadhaar as identity document under Section 7 of Aadhaar Act, 2016 for all scholarship/ fellowship schemes.
What is the leave detail given for UGC NFPwD?
Leave for maximum period of 30 days in a year in addition to public holiday may be taken by the candidate. However, they are not entitled to any other vacation, such as summer, winter and pooja vacations.