Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Scholarship to Single Girl Child

Central Government has introduced a Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child with the purpose of supporting higher education at PG level in non-professional subjects for any eligible girl who is the only child in her family. The Scheme was introduced from the academic year 2005-06. Duration of Scholarships is two years. Number of Scholarships given per year is 1200 and rate of scholarship is Rs. 2,000 per month (for 20 months).

The selection of candidates is made on the basis of recommendations of an Expert Committee following criteria is given below:

(i) Should be the single child in the family.
(ii) Admitted to Non-professional PG-1st year Degree course.
(iii) Should be less than 30 years at the time of PG-1st year admission.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Human Resource Development Smt. D. Purandeswari, in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.



  1. respected sir/mam
    i am gurjeet kaur from mohali(pb).i completed MCA regular in 2010 with the help of bank loan but nobody told me about any ugc schoolarship .my father is not working so please help me so i pay my bank loan .
    with regards
    gurjeet kaur

  2. respected sir/mam
    i am shamely from studying B.E with the help of bank loan...i dont knowany scholarship abiut motheris father is no more(late) one is heling for my i request you to help me...for my family and bank loan........ thanking you so much....

    with regards



  3. thank you so much for me

  4. Respected Sir/Madam
    I am Shumali Chakravorty from Jabalpur(M.P.)and have been completed BCA with 78.98% as a regular student of St Aloysius' College under RDVV Jabalpur this year and going to take admission in MCA in the session 2012-2013.I am the only girl child of my family.My father is an ex-serviceman from army and now he is not working .Kindly give me a detail information about any scholarship/fee exempted regarding to one girl child for higher education.
    Thank You.