Tag: Non-NET fellowship

Scholars to get good hike in fellowship – Govt

The new year could bring cheer to research scholars in India with their fellowships likely to cross the Rs 40,000 per month mark for the first time. The government assured the researchers of a “positive development” very soon regarding their demand for hike in fellowship on Wednesday. Human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar assured scholars […]

Review of the NET and non-NET Fellowship by MHRD

Review of the University Grants Commission (UGC) fellowships (NET and non-NET)      As a part of the overall process of bringing about change in the higher education sector, and improving access, quality, impact and equity     in the Universities, the Ministry of Human Resource Development is in the process of reviewing the current […]

Students protest for non-NET fellowship despite Smriti Irani’s assurance

A protest by students in New Delhi against the UGC’s move to scrap non-NET fellowship escalated on Tuesday and led to police detaining scores of them as they refused to budge from outside the commission’s office even after the HRD Ministry’s assurance. Police officials claimed that they resorted to mild force only when the protesters […]

Non-NET fellowship will not be discontinued: Smriti Irani

Putting an end to the anxiety among PHD aspirants, HRD minister Smriti Irani on Sunday made it clear that the non-NET fellowship is not being discontinued. Her assertion came on a day when she met an eight-member delegation including representatives from students union of Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University her at her residence. “Not […]

Non-NET fellowship: HRD to review the decision

Caught in between the aggrieved students and UGC over discontinuation of the non-NET fellowship, the HRD ministry today said the decision will be reviewed by an expert panel even as protests by students from universities across Delhi entered the fourth day today. The HRD Ministry officials said that they are planning to review the programme […]

UGC to do away with non-NET fellowship

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to do away with the non-National Eligibility Test (NET) fellowship, which is provided to students undertaking research in central universities across India. The scheme is in place for providing financial assistance to students undertaking MPhil and PhD — they are provided ` 5,000 and ` 8,000 per month […]