Announcement Ishan Uday Scholarship 2020-21
Sponsored By University Grants Commission (UGC)
Eligibility Students of North Eastern Region (NER)
Scholarship Amount Rs.5400 (General Degree) & Rs. 7800 (Technical Courses)
Scholarship Last Date 30th October, 2020
Official Website https://www.ugc.ac.in/ner/default.aspx

UGC Ishan Uday Scholarship

The Ministry of HRD and the University Grants Commission has taken special interest with regard to promotion of higher education in the NER.

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For improving the GER, promoting higher education and for encouraging children belonging to economically weaker section of the NE region, the UGC has decided to launch “Ishan Uday” Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region 


1) 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 recognized as under

a) Universities/Institutions/Colleges included under Section 2(f) and 12 (B) of UGC Act.
b) Deemed to be Universities included under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 and eligible to receive grants-in-aid from UGC.
c) Universities/Institutions/Colleges funded by Central / State Government.
d) Institutes of National Importance.
e) Institutions recognized by other Statutory councils within as well as outside

2) Only first year Under-graduate students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

3) 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.

4) For availing scholarship under this scheme, the income of the parents of the student should not exceed Rs.4.5 lakh per annum.

5)Transgender candidates are eligible to apply under the scheme. The reservation shall be followed as per Government of India norms.

Fellowship Amount

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.

How To Apply?

Applications will be invited once in a year on the National Scholarship Portal of the Government of India. Short notification will also be uploaded on the UGC website

Apply Online

Documents Required

The following documents will be uploaded at the time of applying under the scheme on the NSP.

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.

Important Dates

Closing Date : 30-10-2020
Defective & Institute Verification : 15-11-2020

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