University Grants Commission (UGC) has now increased the fellowship amount for scholarships awarded to SC, OBC and Minorities.
In a notice dated Nov 7, the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Ministry of Minority Affairs, has declared an increase in the fellowship amount for three Fellowships – National Fellowship for SCs (NFSC), National Fellowship for OBCs (NFOBC), and Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF).
The amount has been increased from Rs. 25K/pm to Rs. 31K/pm for first two years of JRF and from Rs. 28K/pm to Rs. 35K/pm.