UGC Part Time Research Associateship for Women

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The UGC Part Time Research Associateship for Women was introduced with the objective of enabling non-working women, holding Ph.D degrees an opportunity to pursue research work. These women should necessarily be women of merit in their respective fields of study, who have not been able to do any research due to exceptional circumstances.
Eligibility criteria for UGC Part Time Research Associateship for Women:

    * Women holding Ph.D. degrees and having a consistently good academic record
    * Should preferably have published research paper
    * Should have at least a first class in post-graduation with 55% marks in graduation
    * Should not be more than 50 years of age as on 1st July

Duration :

100 part time Research Associateships are awarded by the University Grants Commission every year. The duration of the R.A. is for a maximum period of 5 years

Application Procedure for UGC Part Time Research Associateship for Women:

Application Forms for Part-time Research Associateship for women should be forwarded to the University Grants Commission (Selection & Award Bureau), South Campus, Delhi University, Benito Juarez Marg, New Delhi 110 021.

The application form can be downloaded from the official website of UGC and should be accompanied by:

    * 1 passport size photograph duly signed across it
    * Particulars of published research papers and other academic achievements

The following is the procedure for application for Junior Research Fellowships of the University Grants Commission:

Value of Scholarships :

The amount of financial assistance under the part time R.A. is as follows:

    * For candidates who have no research experience, the grant is Rs.6,000/- per month
    * For candidates having a research experience of 5 years, the grant is Rs.8, 000/ per month subject to recommendation by a committee of experts
    * A yearly contingency allowance of Rs.10, 000/- for the entire period of 5 years is given
    * A departmental assistance allowance of 10% of the associateship grant is given to the institute or university where the research work is carried out.
    * House Rent Allowance (HRA) is not provided under the Scheme
    * A fixed allowance of Rs.1, 000/- per month is earmarked for disabled women candidates.

Address :

University Grants Commission (U.G C.)
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
New Delhi
110 002

Phone:091 – 011 23232701/23236735/ 23239437/23235733/
23237721/23232317/23234116/23236351/23230813/ 23232485

Fax: 091- 011 23231797 / 23232783 23239659/ 23231814


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