UGC Post Doctoral Fellowship 2018

UGC Post Doctoral Fellowship

The UGC Part Time Research Associateship for Women mainly aims for enabling non-working women who are holding PHD degrees an opportunity in order to carry out the research work in their selected field for the growth and development of the nation to a great extent. These women must essentially be women of excellent merit in their desired field of study, who haven’t been able to do any different type of research activities due to certain unfavorable situations, circumstances and conditions. The number of research associateship offered is 100. On the other hand, the duration of the research associateship is for a maximum period of 5 years.

Scholarship value: The amount of financial aid under the part time research associateship provided for selected candidates who have no experience in research activities then the grant offered is an amount of Rs. 6, 000 /-per month. On the other hand, for selected candidates who are having experience in research activities for more than 5 years then the grant offered is an amount of Rs. 8, 000 /per month subject to direct recommendation by a committee of specialists and experts. A departmental assistance related allowance of 10% of the research associateship grant is given to the university or institute where the research work is carried out with a lot of perfection: Under the Scheme, House Rent Allowance is not given. It is to be noted that a fixed allowance of Rs. 1, 000 /-per month is provided for disabled women candidates. A yearly contingency allowance of an amount of Rs. 10, 000 /-for the period of 5 years is provided.

Eligibility for UGC Post Doctoral Fellowship: The women applicant who are having PHD degrees. The applicants should be having a significantly outstanding academic record. The applicants must preferably have published research paper. With at least 55% marks in graduation, the applicants must have at least a first class in post-graduation.

Age limit: The women applicant should not be more than 50 years of age as on 1st July of the current academic year.

Fee for Application: Application fee is not required. The application form can be downloaded from the official website or can be filled online.

Application Process: The enthusiastic students who wish to apply for UGC Part Time Research Associateship for Women can avail the application form by downloading it from the official website or can be obtained from the concerned authorities by sending them a request for the application form in a self addressed envelope affixed with a stamp of appropriate value before the last date for obtaining the application form.

Selection Process: A committee set by UGC chooses eminent scholars for UGC Part Time Research Associateship for Women on the basis of their merits and their completed projects.

Important Dates: The official notification is released in the month of January or February. The commencement of Academic Session is in the month of September.

Address: The application must be sent on the address given below:
The University Grants Commission (Selection & Award Bureau),
South Campus, Delhi University,
University Grants Commission (U. G C.),
Benito Juarez Marg,
New Delhi 110 021

Note: All scholarship and student funding schemes are largely subjected to ready availability of funds.

UGC Scholarships and Fellowships Official website:

29 thoughts on “UGC Post Doctoral Fellowship 2018

  1. i wont to apply for this fellowship.
    But i am working women in Govt college.
    Can you give permission to do PDF.

  2. I want to apply for this fellowship. But I am working in a Private Engineering College. Am I eligible for this?

  3. I want to apply for the fellowship but I have only 53% marks in graduation . but in I have 60% marks and in M Phil I have 70 % marks. Is research publication is compulsory.

  4. I want to apply for fellowship.
    I have only 53% marks in graduation fulfulling all the requirements of PDF.

  5. i have submitted my phd thesis. i am waiting for viva. i have eight years of teaching experience. am I eligible for applying this scholarship.

  6. I want apply for fellowship but I got 54% marks in graduation.and I have 61% in post graduation.please tell me can I apply for fellowship.

  7. Mai chote city unnao in u.p Se hu mai IAS officer bnna chhti hu..or mere parents fee afort ni kr skte..or mai IAS bnna chhti hu apne mumy papa k USS insan k lie kuch krna chhti hu jo apne spno ko pura krna chhte h mhnt Se so plz support me….

  8. Hello I have done my PHD in drawing and painting from CCS University Meerut please tell me how to apply for PDF women candidate 2017-18 please answer soon thank you

  9. Respected Sir,
    i have completed PhD in Biotechnology in december 2016.iam seeking post doc ,please let me know how to apply PDF Women candidate 2017-18
    Thank you

  10. Hi, am savitha am doing PhD in university going to submit my synopsis soon .shall I apply for PDF.Am I eligible .kindly reply me

  11. I have submitted my thesis. I want to do PDF. I am working in a private engineering college. Can I do PDF with UGC support?

  12. Preeti kaushik
    Esteemed Sir
    I have complete my phd n atained degree in 2013•i have an experience of 3 yr in research n 8 yrs in teaching, i am werking for pdf for women ,please let me know how to apply for it•

    Thank you

  13. Hi I m a house wife. Want to do phd in english subject. But I have only 53% in m.a. Can I get this scholarship .pls reply now

  14. I am a former Dr. D. S. Kothari Post doctoral fellow of the tenure 2012-2015. Can I apply for UGC PDf Women in coming yrs?

  15. Good morning,
    I am Cameroonian, I just obtained my PH.D in Organic Chemistry. Am I eligible for this for UGC for women?

  16. R/s
    I am Nazneen sultana Asef Ahmed . I am complete Ph.d in Urdu subject . Countine study of postdoctoral in urdu . I am B.A passed in 55% and M.A Urdu in 75% . How to apply In postdoctoral?

  17. I am a woman entrepreneur who is the proprietrix of Laksan Technical Services, a company doing jobwork ofr metal componentsrequired for the automobile industry. I will turn 54 years on 17-02-2018. I wish to do post doctoral research work on the musings of M.K.Gandhi on cattle and their relevance to modern times, circa 2017, pertaining to Madurai District. am a university first ranking person in M.A. Gandhian Thought and college first in B.Sc. Agriculture with 10 prizes to my credit at the college and university level.I want to do post doctoral research as a non-stipendary research scholar. Kindly give me the details via email. My doctoral and post doctoral theses are in the process of being converted by Dr. Jeyapragasam Retired professor and Head, Dept of Gandhian studies & Ramalinga philosophy, as publications.

  18. when the advertisement will come out for post doc fellowship for a woman and for SC/ST candidates for the year of 2018-2019?

  19. I have doctorate degree in Physics subject, but i am UG passed in 75% and PG passed in 51.45% . Can i apply for the SC/ST post doc fellowship award?

  20. I have completed my Ph.D. in Punjabi by Punjabi University, Patiala. Now I want to apply for Post-doctorate Fellowship. Kindly let me know the procedure.

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