GATE Financial Assistantship 2020: The basic requirement to get financial assistance in masters and doctorate programs is to qualify GATE 2020. The financial assistantship is provided through the institutions supported by the MHRD and other Government agencies.
An amount of INR 12,400 per month (approximately) is provided to M.Tech students. To get financial assistance, you can check the eligibility criteria of the same and then apply for it. Other than admissions in M.Tech and research programs, candidates can also apply for PSUs accepting GATE score for the recruitment process.
IIT, IISc Ph.D. Researchers to get INR 70,000 Monthly Central Fellowship
The Union Government will now grant INR 70,000 as a monthly fellowship to 2000 Ph.D. scholars across IITs and IISc Bangalore.
Kewal Kumar Sharma, the Union Higher Education Secretary, said, students, graduating from IITs, NITs, IIITs do their Ph.D. in IIT or IISc Bangalore would be given a handsome fellowship.
In order to promote higher education and retain talent in the country, the HRD Ministry proposed an INR 75,000 per month fellowship under the Prime Minister's Research Fellowship Programme for selected Ph.D. fellows at the IITs.
As per the information mentioned on the website of IIT Delhi, the GATE Scholarship/Financial Assistance is given below-
Q.1 What is the eligibility for granting GATE Scholarship?
Ans: According to MHRD, the scholarship is entitled only to those students who are admitted in the AICTE approved Institutions/Course and Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (IITs, IIITs, IISc Bangalore, IISERs, NITs, NITIE Mumbai, NERIST Arunachal Pradesh, SLIET Longowal, NIFFT Ranchi, NITTRs and SPAs) with a valid GATE score at the time of admission.
Q.2 I qualified the GATE exam after taking admission in the course. Whether I am eligible for granting the scholarship.
Ans: No, any student who qualifies the GATE after the date of admission will not be eligible for grant of scholarship for the reasons whatsoever it may be.
Q.3 What are the documents required to be uploaded by the student for availing financial assistance?
Ans: List of documents that are to be uploaded are provided below (Scanned PDF copy of)-
1. GATE scorecard
3. Aadhaar card
4. Caste certificate.
5. Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) certificate in respect of only OBC candidates.
Q.4 I am having a joint account with my family member. Can I upload the PDF copy of the same?
Ans: No, Joint Account is not accepted. Only General/Normal account should be opened. Either ‘no-frill accounts’ are acceptable.
Q.5 Whom to contact in case of any difficulties in accessing the portal for submitting an online application for applying for financial assistance?
Ans: You can avail Helpdesk Service on e-mail ID firstname.lastname@example.org, phone number 011-24369620 and fax number 011- 24369627 (from 9.30 am to.5.30 pm) on all working days for any queries.
Q.6 What is the procedure for Editing/Deleting the data wrongly entered by the Student/Institute?
Ans: In such cases where the wrong detail has been forwarded/entered on the portal, Student/Institute may lodge their grievance through e-mail supported with scanned copies of the documents with AICTE for resolving the issue.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College