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Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2018 SC/ST Application Form Last Date

Rajiv Gandhi scholarship

A new scheme has been launched by the Rajiv Gandhi University named as Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship. The said scholarship is provided to those candidates who belong to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes categories so as to help them in pursuing higher studies. Students who want to study more and want to get enrolled for M.PHIL and PH.D programs they need to fill Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Application Form before the last date.

According to the Rajiv Gandhi scholarship Scheme 2018, there are 667 slots for Scheduled Tribe and 2000 slots for Scheduled Caste Students.  Those, who are going to apply against the following scheme, they need to fill RGNF online application form. The main objective of this scheme is to provide a financial help to deserving candidates who are willing to do higher education but they can’t afford. For more details about Rajiv Gandhi foundation scholarship 2018, read this entire page of www.recruitmentinboxx.com

Rajiv Gandhi scholarship

Eligibility criteria for RGNF 2018:

For Students with Disabilities:

  • Candidates who belong to Disabilities community are needed to register first to M.PHIL / PH.D degree in a University or academic institution within period of 2 years from the receipt of award letter.
  • In case of his / her tenure would be satisfactory after 2 years then his / her contract will be extended for further period of 3 years as Senior Research Fellowship.

For SC Candidates:

Aspirants who belong to SC/ST category must have passed Post Graduate examination before applying for said scheme. Candidates should be getting registered for M.PHIL / PH.D first not later than within a period of two years from the receipt of award letter.

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Duration of Fellowship for Students with Disabilities:

Name of the CourseMaximum DurationAdmissibility of JRF and SRF
M.PHIL2 years2 yearsNIL
Ph.D.5 years2 yearsRemaining 3 years
M.Phil + Ph.D.5 years2 yearsRemaining 3 years

Number of Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship UGC for Students with Disabilities:

  • Every year 200 schemes are offered to the Students with Disabilities.
  • For scheduled Castes 15% reservation is available and for Scheduled Tribes 7 ½% reservation is available.
  • Under the scheme of SC candidates, there is 3% reservation of fellowships for Persons with Disabilities (SC categories) as per rules provided by the Government of India.

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Offered Prize:

Rajiv Gandhi scholarship for SC ST Category:

Fellowship in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering & Technology@Rs.16000/-p.m. for initial two years
@Rs.18000/-p.m. for remaining tenure
Contingency A@Rs.10000/-p.a. for initial two years
@Rs.20500/-p.a. for remaining tenure
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Contingency B@Rs.12000/-p.a. for initial two years
@Rs.25000/-p.a. for remaining tenure
Sciences, Engg.
& Technology
Departmental Assistance@Rs. 3000/- p.a. per student to the host
institution for providing infrastructure


For all disciplines

Escorts/ Reader assistance@ Rs. 2000/- p.m. in cases of physically
handicapped & blind candidates
HRAAs per rules of the University

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Scholarship offered for candidates with Disabilities:

ItemUniversity Grants Commission Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship
Fellowship (For All Subjects)@ Rs. 16,000/- PM for initial two years (JRF), @ Rs. 18,000/- PM for the remaining tenure (SRF)
Contingency (For Humanities, Social Sciences and Commerce)@ Rs. 10,000/- PA for initial two years, @ Rs. 20,500/- PA for remaining three years.
Contingency (For Sciences and Engineering & Technology)@ Rs. 12,000/- PA for initial two years, @ Rs. 25,000/- PA for remaining three years.
Departmental Assistance [Discontinued as per pattern of e-payment towards RGNF-SC/ ST and MANF]@Rs. 3000/-PA. per student to the host institution for providing infrastructure
Escorts/Reader assistance@ Rs. 2000/- PM in cases of physically handicapped & blind candidates
HRAAs per rules of the University/ Institutions

How to Apply for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2018?

Candidates who are going to apply for the said scheme are needed to go through the steps which are mentioned below:-

  • Applicants need to open the official site of university grant commission that is www.ugc.ac.in
  • After that you are required to hit on “e-SARTS Scholarships-Fellowships” link which is available at right side of home page
  • There after you are needed to select “Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC Candidate” or “Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for Students with Disabilities” link for which you want to apply for
  • Now you have to go through the notification and read it carefully
  • After reading the advertisement you need to read given instruction and press ‘apply now’ tab.
  • Then you have to Fill Online Application Form and upload scanned documents whatever is required.
  • Finally you are required to submit the form and take print out of it for further use.

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Important dates for Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship 2018:

Starting Date to Apply Online First week of July 2018
Last Date to apply online for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Last week of July 2018

Final words:

Candidates may get complete details about Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 2018 through Official Link. You are advised to stay connected with our web portal www.recruitmentinboxx.com to attain the latest updates.

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  1. Dear Sir/Madam
    When RGNF will open, I am waiting for the last one year. PLz, reply as soon as possible.

  2. 1st week of july ad gone sir, i m waiting for 2 yrs sir, is tz information is true r not sir.plz tell me the correct date for applying the scholarship

  3. Hi sir I need help ,plz. Inform to me which date start Rajeev Gandhi falloship farm I am 2nd year research Scholar student PhD in deptt of genetics and plant breeding at CSAUA&T Kanpur


  5. Dear sir, this is first week of July, where is the notification, i am eagerly waiting for it by trusting ur post.

      As we get some official information about the notification, we will update this same page.


    hi sir iam sunil kumar completed msc (Botany) last year.And i want to know whether iam eligible to apply for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship without P.hd registration.Please give the information regarding.

  7. sir
    i am pursuing Phd in commerce, i belong to OBC catogory can i apply for any fellowship

  8. Dear sir, This is already third week of June, if applications has to start from July first week, the notification should have released till now. i am not understanding how shell i trust your post.

  9. May i able to apply before taking admission in P.hD ?

  10. good morning sir,I am palwinder singh I have done B.tech from mechanical engineer passout year 2016.
    I am looking for the job in my field but I am markting sales.

  11. Hi. I’m Marchina I got admissions for Ph.d this year 2018. I would like to apply for RGNF scholarship. I belong to ST. Can u please tell me how I can apply and when will be the date to apply online. Thank u.

  12. Good evening mam

    I am Asha Rani, Ph.d Research Scholar, Department of Commerce, University of Jammu.
    I have submitted document for RGNF for Sc candidates ( 201516-RGNF-2015-17-SC-JAM-25813 )on 8-Decemember-2017 and canara bank also Uploaded
    my document on 18-12-2017 but UGC has not send the grant. Kindly suggest me what I do as soon as possible.


  13. Sir last date of online application submission for RGNF is over or not in 2018

  14. Sir RGNF ka form kab bhara jayega plese reply

  15. hello sir,

    When Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship for SC/ST will open…?? can you please tell me ..!!!!

  16. Respected sir
    I am Roshan lal gautam from Jaunpur. I am doing P.hD. in area of Biotechnology. I am Sc category. Can you please tell me when the scholorship application form will be open.

  17. hello sir/madam

    i am Abhijith Y C, doing my Ph. D (Horticulture) Fruit Science in University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot, Karnataka 587104. I had joined for Ph D in the academic year of 2017-18 and i ll complete my first semister by January-2018 end and my second semister before July 2018 and i want to know when this RGNF for SC students is available to apply online? In the portal it is mentioned that the online application will be available from july 2018 by the time when we complete our first year. whether we are eligible to apply by the time..? If we got selected, whether we will get the scholorship from the date of joining..?

  18. respected sir,
    i am doing ph.D in electrical engg and i belong to sc category , will you plz tell me when the opening starts for fellowship.most of them are waiting for that scholloship,,

  19. respected sir ji
    I am preeti sen from meerut.i am doing phd in area of commerce.i am sc categry. can you please tell me when the scholorship application form will be open.i am waitin for last year.

  20. I’m selected for rgnf 2017-18 . Hw I get rgnf award letter

  21. Is there any information regarding RGNF fellowship apply date ?

  22. Rajiv gandhi fellowship for sc /st when it be open. can u tell me

  23. Respected sir…. I’m Jhansi from Andhrapradhesh, I’m doing PhD in area of biochemistry.
    When RGNF fellowship apply…plz inform if you know about that.. thank you

  24. sir i am sc i am eligible or not for rgnf scholarship because application mentioned only for st so please kindly clarify my doubts

  25. can you plz tell me when the application form will be open , i hv completed one year in my ph.d , so i kindly asking you when the date vll be informed for RGNC. whether there is an opportunities for opening. plz inform me.. so many of them are waiting for your answer.

    • Hii rajasri,
      We will definitely update this page, when any new information is announced by the organization.

      • respected sir ,
        i, also waiting for rgnf sc, but my percentage in master degree 53% . i can apply fellowship . i am a sc student and i am a very poor .

        • Hello sir , i had 85% in my post graduation and i had qualified UGC- NET in CHEMISTRY , now i enroll in Ph.D . So, can i apply for RGNF ? n one thing more please tell me that when’ll it open. THANKS

        • no hemant, you cant apply for rgnf… coz minimum eligibility is 60% and dont feel sad about the situation you have.. life gives you a lot of opportunities so make use of it perfectly…. have a nice tym buddy

      • Hii sir plz inform RGNF scholarship application form on my [email protected]


  27. Sir
    When rgnf form will come I am waiting for last 5 months
    In which month it will come probably.

  28. Respected Sir ,
    I have done done my M.Sc. in 2006 . I am going to apply for PhD in December 2017. Would I be eligible for SC scholarship ?

  29. I have selected admitted MPhil in commerce in 2017. I have secured 53.8% marks in post graduate. I am ST student.Am I eligible to get scholarship ?

  30. Hello Sir/Mam

    I am Sushma from CCSHAU, Hisar doing Ph.D. So Please inform me, When RGNF application form will update??

  31. hi sir,
    i am doing phd engineering (wireless sensor network) 2016-17 batch, coming under st category last year not announced for scholarship in website so this year i applied in state post matric scholarship but not yet selected so i want to clarify that i can apply for rgnf

  32. Heloo I am Divya singh from agra doing m.Phil ,sc category. So plz inform me about RGNF . When application forms will came.???

  33. when the RGNF 2017 online application forms are available?

  34. Sir! I have selected for RGNF 2017, but in the process of uploading the verification proforma to download the award letter, i uploaded the blank verification form due to technical interruption.please show me the alternate way to get the award letter.

  35. Hello Sir,
    Can you tell me about RGNF procedure? Please sir reply? ?


    when will start the RGNF fellowship ? please send Email .

  37. I am sc student nd i got admission in ph.d at 1-1-2017 when the fellowship form will come ? Where nd when i can fill the fellowship form?

  38. when will start the RGNF fellowship ? please send Email .

  39. Rathava kalpana gujarat

    Hello sir, I got admission in Ph.D in july 2016. I want to apply for RGNF and I belong to ST category. My one year is completed. But last year there is no application form opening for ST category.what about this year sir? I check on the website on ugc but there is no any information and i also check website of national scholarship portal.but on that website there is a combine guideline of rgnf felloship and scholarship and in the application for there is only two option premetric scholarship and post metric /top class/ merit cum based scholarship.so can i apply here for rgnf?

  40. Please tell me when will date come of rgnf. Wanna get this fellow ship.

  41. Sir,
    With respect I ask to you probably in which month rjnf form will come

  42. sir please can u tell me I got admission in ph.d in july 2017. So when forms will be availabe on this site of this session . please notify me on this email i.d. [email protected]

  43. Sir please notify me when the scholarship application form comes on the given email id. [email protected]

  44. Sir what are the basic criteria for RGNF scholarship ,that is before phd registration or after phd registration .

    • Hii Bishnu Charan,
      The scholarships are for those who are pursuing full time and regular Ph.D and M.Phil degree in Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Engineering & Technology.

  45. Sir when RGNF scholarship online application will start, please kindly confirm me by E-mail [email protected].

  46. Sir,
    P.hd. is going on but I have not passed net examination
    Sir may I get rjnf scholarship.

  47. Sir, I will take admission in PhD zoology in December 2017… can I apply for this fellowship in December 2017 ???

  48. Sir,
    I recently get admission in PhD. I would like to apply for RRGNF. Usually online application oppens in the month of July. But this year the month of july is going to over. So, I would like to know when the online application will start for RGNF for the year 2017-2018. Kindly reply me.

      The new scholarships are not available yet. Only the results of scholarship has uploaded yet of previous year. We will update this page when new scholarships will be available.

  49. Sir, i want to apply for rgnf fellowship for phd. But online forms are not available on official link of ugc and i also want to know that before applying the rgnf fellowship is the registration for phd in any university is compulsory? Or i can directly apply for the fellowship?

  50. I am SC, eligible candidate to apply for RGNF fellowship 2017-2018. But i did not found the “application form online”. and i join in the month of November 2016. while ask about this scholarship they said it will open in the month of July. but now this month is going to over. and i am checking daily this websites but i am not at all get cleared. Could you please help me out whether the date is over or online application will open here after ? Reply please

  51. Respected sir
    When rjnf form will come

    • Hii Sarvjeet Yadav,
      Scholarship forms will be available soon. When new Notifications will be released, we will inform you by updating this page.

  52. Sir RGNF St valo ki date kab tk aayegi

  53. Please notify me RGNG 2017 -18 .

  54. hlo sir….please notify me when the rgnf 2017 online application forms are available……thank you

  55. Hi sir, I got the ph.d admission for the academic year 2017.i want to apply for the rajiv gandhi national fellowship.please give the information about how to apply in online. No link is available in Internet sir. I also qualified in UGC – NET. Any link is available in Internet please send to my mail sir.

    • Hii Tathababu,
      The links to apply for scholarship is now closed. When new scholarships will be available, apply online links will be opened then.
      Stay in touch with us, we will immediately update this page, when new scholarships will be available.

  56. Sir, I registered in ph.d in July 2017, I want to apply for rgnf but on your website, online application start from first week of July and last date is last week of July is written. When rgnf application will show on ugc portal?

  57. Can u plz tell when the form of scholarship will come for year 2017-2018 for new phd students who joined in this month of July…..

  58. Sir,
    My p.hd. is going on. I want to know when will come rjnf form Plz
    [email protected]

  59. new scholarship means ? Is the date of 2017-18 is over ? I just want to know about rgnf for phd. I am registered phd student of august 2016.

    • Hii pooja,
      Currently, those candidates applied in year 2016 have got their result now. New scholarships of year 2017 online application forms will be available shortly.

  60. Given link is not worked out “to fill form” . Is there ‘offline form’ also available for the same ? I have been trying from 1 of July. Could you please provide me any contact number for further enquiry ?

    • Hii Pooja,
      The links are closed now. Only Verification links are available for awardees now. when Scholarship details, will be again available, we will inform you.

      • Ok. Please do inform me on emai id – [email protected]. Thanks admin

        • Hii Pooja,
          When new scholarships are available. We will update this same page only, so you can also bookmark it by pressing Ctrl+ D or you can subscribe our free email service for getting mails directly into your inbox.

          • I just want to know about rgnf phd fellowship 2017-18. I am phd registered cadidate of august 2016. Last year i missed out to apply before last date. So, I want to know for 2017-18 when i should have to apply ? As new applicant

          • Hii Pooja,
            The Registration link is now closed. Only awardees will get the verification link. We will update you when new scholarships will be released from this same page.
            the online Application Forms will be available shortly.

  61. vinod shalik naik

    hi i want proper information about Rajiv Gandhi National Felloship 2017-18 for phd
    please say link for online

  62. I have been through this rgnf site many times but I am not able to find any application form. I am a new candidate who is applying first time but not able to do so
    So anyone help me regarding last date of application and form for PhD sc category

  63. I am eligible candidate to apply for RGNF felloship 2017-2018. But i did not found the “application form online”. Could you please help me out ? Reply please

  64. Hello sir,
    my registration id RGNF-2017-18-SC-HAR-35238
    my name is in the previous list but not in the list which issued on 7th june ….
    sir what is the main reason for not select me in current list
    i need this scholarship
    now what i do …

  65. Sir if I failed to join in PhD after I selected in rgnf…Can eligible for the next time to apply for the rgnf

  66. When application starts I inform through mail

  67. Dwijendra Nath Burman

    Sir when can I apply for RGNF for sc Ph.D scholarship. Plz tell me the date and time respectively.

  68. Is it late to submit Rabid Ghandi Scholarship form ? If no how can I get the forms.

    • Hii Alemren Jamir,
      Only tentative dates are notified till now. If any official information regarding form filling date is there, we will update this same page. Stay, connected with us.

  69. Tell me about when the start from for scholarship

    • Hii Aurangjeb,
      As soon as we get some Official information regarding the dates, we will inform you by updating this same page.

  70. Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship notification mention only SC and disabilities students, even its also recommended for ST students.
    what about ST categories?

  71. sir select hone ka kya process hai?????

    • Hii pradeep kumar…

      The applications received will be scrutinized by a screening Committee and Result shall be published on UGC website. For more Details on Selection Process: Visit This Link

  72. Sir pls tell how to apply for rajiv gandhi fellowship for st. For november batch students.

  73. Avinash kumar sharma

    I recently get admission in PhD. I want RGNF. How I can apply now. please tell me next online application date. ..Thank you. ..

  74. I hv recently got selected for PhD but the RGNF online application form is over…..how can I apply now???when is the next online application issuing?? Please do let me know tru mail….thank you!!!

  75. I recently get admission in PhD. I want RGNF but RGNF last online date for the application was 31July …….so what can I do …..n that date was 2016-17 and 2017-18

    • Hii bhavani I need your help. I have qualified in PhD eligibility test out, so what will be the next process could you plz suggest me. I heard that there will be an interview

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