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1000 Fellowships for OBC Researchers

Central government has doled out another sop for the OBCs. They were granted 300 fellowships yearly for research. Now, it has been increased to 1000. Forward Press reports

Researchers belonging to the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) will be awarded 1000 fellowships by the central government – an advertisement to this effect has been issued. The UGC has announced National Fellowships for students of Other Backward Classes for the academic year 2018-19. This will enable various researchers doing their MPhil and PhD courses to avail financial support. The awardees will be selected by an expert committee constituted for this purpose. This committee will select researchers on the basis of merit. The UGC’s official website carries more information. It is to be noted that in order to take advantage of this scheme, researchers will have to apply within two months of the publication of the advertisement.

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