GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF TRIBAL AFFAIRS
NATIONAL OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIPS/PASSAGE GRANT FOR ST CANDIDATES FOR THE YEAR 2012-2013
Applications in the prescribed format are invited for 15 National Overseas Scholarships (13 for STand 02 for PTG) and 4 Passage Grant from suitable candidates.
1. National Overseas Scholarship:
The Scholarship is awarded for higher studies abroad in specified 35 disciplines in field of Engineering, Technology and Science and covers cost of tuition fee and other educational expenses including maintenance, other grants and travel expenses for various courses at Masters’ level, Ph. D. and Post Doctoral level.
(a) For Post Doctoral Research :-а 1st class with 60% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Master’s Degree and Ph. D. 5 years’ – Research/Teaching/ Professional experience in the concerned field is desirable. Candidates with experience would be given preference.
(b) For Ph.D. :-1st class with 60% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Master’s Degree. 2 years’ Teaching/Research/Professional /M. Phil Degree experience in theconcerned field is desirable. Candidates with experience would be given preference.
(c) For Master Degree:- 1st Class with 60% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Bachelor’s Degree. 2 years’ work experience in the concerned field is desirable. Candidate? with experience would be given preference. The candidate should be below 35 years, as on f February, 2013. Total income of the employed Candidate or his/her parents/guardians from all sources (excluding such allowances as are not treated as part of total income for the purpose of Income Tax) should not exceed Rs. 25000/-per month.
2. Passage Grant:
Only those ST candidates who are in receipt of merit scholarship for Post Graduate Studies, Research or Training abroad (excluding attending seminars, workshops, conferences) from a foreign government/organisation or under any other scheme, where the cost of passage is not provided, can apply for Passage Grant. The candidates should possess a Master’s or an equivalent degree in Technical, Engineering and Science disciplines from recognised Universities/Institutions. The eligibility conditions will be the same as contained in the scheme of National Overseas Scholarship for ST candidates.
3. Application should sent to the Deputy Secretary (Edu), Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, [Education Section], Room No. 216-H, ‘D’ – Wing, Shastri Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi-110001. Application should reach this Office latest by 20/03/2013. The details of advertisement and the application form are available on the Ministry of Tribal Affairs’ website www.tribal.nic.in.
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