UGC Indira Gandhi PG Scholarship 2018 for Single Girl Child

University Grants Commission (UGC) announces Indira Gandhi PG Scholarship for Single Girl Child Program 2018

Applications are invited by University Grants Commission (UGC) for Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child pursuing various non-professional PG program in Universities / Colleges for the academic year 2018-19 and happen to be the only girl child in the family
UGC has introduced a Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child with an aim to compensate direct costs of girl education to all levels especially for such girls who happen to be the only girl child in their family


Objective of the Scholarship

The objective of the scholarship is to support postgraduate education of single girl child in non-professional program only. To recognize the value of observance of small family norm


Scholarship Details

The value of Scholarship is Rs.3100/- pm for a period of two years only (10 months in the year) for full duration of the Program



Any single girl child of her parents; in a family if one son and one daughter is available then girl child will not be considered for scholarship under the scheme; the scheme is applicable to such a single girl child who has taken admission in regular, full-time 1st year Masters Degree course in any recognized university or a postgraduate college

This scholarship is available to PG-I year student only. Admission to PG Course in Distance education mode is not covered under the scheme

Age: Girl students up to the age of 30 years at the time of admission in PG courses are eligible

Note: No other additional grant will be payable in lieu of hostel charges and medical charges etc


Selection process

Selection will be made by an expert committee on the basis of applications which are complete in all respects, received through online mode within the stipulated time frame


Application Procedure

The candidates fulfilling the eligibility conditions are required to apply online through


Important Dates

Application Deadline: 31st January 2018
For more details, please visit UGC website


University Grants Commission (UGC)

(UGC – Statutory Body of the Govt) University Grants Commission (UGC), Bhadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002, Website


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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