Ishan Uday NER Scholarship Scheme 2018 seeking applications for children belonging to economically weaker section of the NE region, Students can get scholarship details at https://www.ugc.ac.in
The UGC has decided to launch “Ishan Uday” Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region. Before launching the scheme the UGC undertook wide ranging consultations with State Governments and Central & State Universities of the NE region, the Ministry of HRD, the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region , the North Eastern Council, Shillong and other stakeholders. The main objectives of the Ishan Uday NER Scholarship Scheme 2018 is to provide equal opportunities for higher studies in NE Region, to increase the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in NE Region and to focus more on professional education in NE Region, Optimum utilization of NER Budgetary Allocation.
Scholarship Award Details
It is envisaged to provide ten thousand (10,000) fresh scholarships every year beginning from the academic year for general degree courses, technical and professional courses, including medical and para-medical courses. An amount of Rs.5400/- p.m. for General Degree courses and Rs. 7800/- p.m. for Technical & Professional courses (including Medical & Para medical courses) will be given through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to the beneficiary student.
Eligibility Criteria for Ishan Uday NER Scholarship Scheme 2018
Students with domicile of NER who have passed Class XII or equivalent exam from a school situated within NER through any recognized Board of Education, including Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), National institute of open Schooling (NIOS) within NER only, and have secured admission in general degree course, technical and professional courses including medical and paramedical courses (Integrated courses included) in Universities/Colleges/Institutions
- Only first year Under-graduate students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
- For integrated degree courses the scholarship will be tenable for the complete duration of the course. For dual degree courses the scholarship shall be tenable for the first degree only. The university shall clarify it while recommending a candidate for scholarship.
- 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.
Application Process for Ishan Uday NER Scholarship Scheme 2018
All the eligible applicants shall need to apply in online through official website of UGC https://www.ugc.ac.in or download a copy of application form and submit application form on or before closing date.