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UGC hike JRF and SRF fellowship


ALLAHABAD: The University Grant Commission (UGC) has determined to hike the fellowship quantity provided underneath the Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Senior Research Fellow (SRF) scheme of UGC.

In a notification on June 3, the apex resolution making frame of higher training within the nation has determined to hike the speed of JRF from the prevailing Rs 25000 per thirty days to 31000 and in case of SRF, the same has been hiked from Rs 28000 to Rs 35000 per thirty days.


Once a scholar qualifies for these fellowship via NET (National Eligibility Test), UGC supplies JRF for a duration of Two years and SRF for Three years.

The revised charges of fellowship quantity underneath the UGC Scheme for Junior Research Fellowship/Senior Research Fellowship in Science, Humanities and Social Sciences (UGC-NET),” was once approved within the 539th assembly of UGC held on February 26, 2019 and the notification of the same was once issued on June 3.

In the notice, signed by UGC Secretary, Rajnish Jain, the revised quantity of fellowships are applicable with impact from January 1, 2019.

In addition to this, the analysis students would even be getting an enhanced HRA. Accordingly, the HRA on the revised price of 8%, 16% and 24% is authorized as in step with Government of India norms as applicable within the location where the analysis fellows are working.


Likewise, in case of Allahabad University, a JRF who was once getting an quantity of Rs 30,000 will now be getting an quantity of Rs 35960 (31,000 plus 16% HRA). Likewise, a SRF at AU would now get Rs 40,600.


UGC realize also mentions that, the opposite phrases and stipulations will remain identical as in step with the UGC XII Plan JRF pointers.


AU PRO, Chitranjan stated, “AU would apply the directives of the UGC and the per 30 days fellowship of all of the JRF and SRF could be hiked”.




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