The objective of the scheme is to provide integrated five-year fellowships in the form of financial assistance to students from minority communities, as notified by the Central Government to pursue higher studies such as M.Phil. and PhD at Indian Universities/Institutions/Colleges as indicated below:
A candidate has to fulfil the following conditions to be eligible for the award of this fellowship:
These are integrated five-year fellowships for M.Phil & PhD subject to academic criteria in force for selection to PhD program.
Name of the Course and Maximum duration of the scholarship
Nature of assistance available under the scheme
The rate of fellowship for JRF and SRF will be at par with the UGC fellowship as amended from time to time. Presently these rates are as follows:
The application date for the Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority students is yet to be announced. Usually, every year applications are invited on 1st July and close on 31st July.
For updates, please visit- https://www.ugc.ac.in/manf/default.aspx