GC Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF)
Maulana Azad National Fellowship is for the students who are from minority group. All the candidates from Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist & Parsi community are counted under this group. This fellowship is awarded by the UGC i.e. University Grant Commission for the higher education study in the field of M. Phil/ Ph.D. Degree programmes in the various faculties. The faculties’ covered under this fellowship are Science, Engineering & Technology and Humanities & Social Sciences. MANF is awarded every year to the eligible candidates for to provide the support in the higher education. The eligibility criteria and other details are given below.
Eligibility Criteria for MANF:
Applicant candidate must be from the minor communities which are mentioned above; under the 1992’s act for National Commission for Minorities. Candidate have to get admission in the M. Phil/ Ph.D. Degree programme which is carried out under full time education mode in the Institutes or Universities which are recognized by the UGC. Benefited candidate are not allowed to get any other benefits from the Central or State Government under this education source. Passing of NET/SLET examinations is not required for the being eligible for Maulana Azad National Fellowship.
Structure of the Fellowship:
The structure of the fellowship is given below for the JRF and SRF as per the UGC rules and regulation.
For JRF: - Rs. 16,000 per month for the two years.
For SRF: - Rs. 18,000 per month for remaining tenure.
Contingency for Arts & Commerce:
Rs. 10,000 per Annum for two years and Rs. 20,500 per Annum for remaining three years.
Contingency for Sciences & Engineering:
Rs. 12,000 per Annum for two years and Rs. 25,000 per Annum for remaining three years.
Rs. 2000 for per month is provided to physically challenged students.
For more details about the fellowship, one can log on to the www.ugc.ac.in/manf.