Teacher’s Day 2022: UGC to launch fellowships, research grants for single girl child, retired faculty

Teacher’s Day 2022: UGC to launch fellowships, research grants for single girl child, retired faculty


“On the occasion of Teachers’ Day, UGC is announcing several research schemes which will benefit Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) across the country,” Chairman Jagadesh Kumar said.

The five schemes that are launched:

1. Savitribai Jyotirao Phule Fellowship for Single Girl Child
2. Dr Radhakrishnan UGC Post-Doctoral Fellowship
3. Fellowship for Superannuated Faculty Members
4. Research Grant for In-Service Faculty Members
5. Dr DS Kothari Research Grant for Newly Recruited Faculty Members

Fellowship for Superannuated Faculty Members

This scheme is being launched with an aim to provide research opportunities to retired teachers. There are 100 slots available for this fellowship and selected candidates will be given Rs 50,000 per month as part of the fellowship and Rs 50,000 per annum as contingency.

Research Grant for In-Service Faculty Members

This grant seeks to provide research opportunities to regularly appointed faculty members. The quantum of support under the scheme is Rs 10 lakh which will be provided to 200 selected candidates for a tenure of two years.

UGC to launch new fellowship and research grants

Dr DS Kothari Research Grant for Newly Recruited Faculty Members

This grant will help provide research opportunities to regularly appointed faculty members. The quantum of support under the scheme is Rs 10 lakh which will be provided to 132 selected candidates for a tenure of two years.

Dr Radhakrishnan UGC Post-Doctoral Fellowship

This fellowship will offer an opportunity to carry out advanced studies and research in sciences, engineering and technology, humanities and social sciences including languages in Indian universities and institutions.
This fellowship has 900 seats and 30% of them are reserved for women candidates. The selected candidates will be given Rs 50,000 per month as part of the fellowship and Rs 50,000 per annum as contingency.

Savitribai Jyotirao Phule Fellowship for Single Girl Child

This fellowship aims to promote education of single girl child and encourage them to pursue research work leading to award of PhD degree.
The fellowship has no fix limit of slots. This fellowship has a total tenure of five years.



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