UGC NET Scholarship/Fellowship 2019 for JRF/SRF

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Updated on: September 13th, 2023

UGC NET Scholarship/Fellowship is one of the most asked questions by the candidates who qualify the UGC NET Exam for the award of Junior Research Fellowship. JRF is the main entrance to get admission into the PhD course. The Fellowship is awarded to only that students who qualify the UGC NET Exam for JRF. The fellowship is provided to support the researchers to take their research to the next level.

UGC NET Scholarship/Fellowship Details

  • After qualifying JRF (Junior Research Fellowship), the student can enroll in a PhD course and the qualified candidate is awarded a fellowship/scholarship for five years to undertake research activities.
  • For the initial two years, the fellowship grant of Rs. 31000/- + HRA per month (depends on different universities/colleges) to JRF candidates and for the next three years, the fellowship of Rs 35000/- + HRA per month to SRF (Senior Research Fellowship) candidates so that the researchers can perform all the research activities on a particular topic.
  • In addition to it, several other scholarship or grants may also be given but that totally depends on the guidelines of the concerned universities/colleges. The fellowship that is offered by the private universities and IIMs varies depending on their respective program policies. You can search for the PhD programmes in detail on the website of respective universities/colleges/companies/organizations.

Advantages of Qualifying JRF

  • The foremost step after Qualifying JRF is to go for Research in a particular topic at a reputed college/university.
  • The qualified candidate can be selected as a Researcher/Trainee in PSU (Public Sector Undertaking). [More Details: Click Here]
  • Qualifying JRF not only gives you a stipend/fellowship like a regular job but also a Doctorate Degree.

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