ISHAN UDAY - Special Scholarship Scheme For North Eastern Region

Government Of India

Government

Category

Domicile of NER

Eligibility

Upto Rs.7800 per month

Benefits

Nov. 30, 2020

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About the Scholarship

UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSIONNEW DELHIGUIDELINES FOR “ISHAN UDAY” SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR NORTH EASTERN REGION

BACKGROUND:

The Ministry of HRD and the University Grants Commission has taken special interest with regard to promotion of higher education in the NER. 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 “IshanUday” Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region from academic session 2014-15.Before launching the scheme the UGC undertook wide ranging consultations witHhState 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.

OBJECTIVES:

1) To provide equal opportunities for higher studies in NE Region.

2) To increase the Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) in NE Region.

3) To focus more on professional education in NE Region.

4) Optimum utilization of NER Budgetary Allocation.

SCOPE:

Ten thousand (10,000) fresh scholarships every year beginning from the academic year 2014-15 for general degree courses, technical and professional courses, including medical and para-medical courses as certified by the Registrar/ Principal/ Director of University/ College/ Institute.

Eligibility:

  • Students with domicile of NER, whose parental annual income does not exceed Rs.4.5 lakh per annum from all sources.
  • Secured admission in first year of any degree course, either general degree course of technical/professional/ medical/ paramedical course (Integrated courses included) in any of the following University/ College/ Institute :-
  • Universities/Institutions/Colleges included under Section 2(f) and 12 (B) of UGC Act.
  • Deemed to be Universities included under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 and eligible to receive grants-in-aid from UGC.
  • Universities/Institutions/Colleges funded by Central / State Government.
  • Institutes of National Importance.
  • Institutions recognized by other Statutory councils within as well as outside
  • The admission should have been made in University/ Institution/ College with AISHE code.


How to Apply ?

To Apply for this Scholarship Candidate needs to:

1. Go to official Portal by Clicking on Apply Now Button

2. Click on 'New Registration' Tab (For new user)

3. Complete the Registration

4. Apply for the Scholarship


Important Dates :

Sept. 1, 2020

Start Date

Nov. 30, 2020

End Date


Organisers' Contact:

Government Of India