Special Scholarship Scheme ISHAN Uday for North Eastern Region Students

The University Grants Commission combines with Ministry of Human Resource Development and launched new scholarship scheme called as ISHAN Uday. This scholarship scheme is for the students who are promoting higher education in North Eastern Region like Degree courses, Professional courses, technical courses, including all medical as well as Para-medical courses

Main objectives for ISHAN Uday Scholarship Scheme 2018-19 :

  • To provide the equal opportunities for higher studies in North Eastern Region
  • They mainly focus more on professional education in NER
  • To increase the gross Enrolment ration
  • Optimum utilization of NER budget allocation

Who can apply for ISHAN Uday Scholarship Scheme 2018-19?

  • Students must have pass Intermediate (XII) or equivalent from recognized board of education that including central Board of secondary education, ICSE, NIOS within NER and have secure admission in general degree courses etc in
  • Institutions/colleges/Universities under Section 2f and 12b of UGC Act
  • Deemed to Universities included under section 3 of UGC Act 1956 and eligible to receive grants in aid from UGC
  • Colleges funded by central/State Government
  • Institutes of National Importance
  • Universities recognized by Other Statutory councils within outside states of NER
  • Only first-year Graduate students are eligible to apply
  • The student family annual income not more than Rs 4.5 lakh
  • For dual courses scholarship is applicable for first degree only
  • Transgender candidates are also eligible for this scholarship
  • For degree courses the scholarship will tenable for complete duration of course


Not Eligible :

The mentioned students are not eligible for this ISHAN Uday scholarship

  • Students pursuing courses through open universities
  • Student gaining admission through management quota
  • Candidates’ already availing scholarship for pursuing UG under any other schemes
  • Whose parents’ annual income more than Rs 4.5 lakh
  • Students pursuing courses like Diploma not leading to award of degree

Selection Process for ISHAN Uday Scholarship Scheme 2018-19 :

UGC will be provided nearly 10000 fresh scholarships every year. If in case the number of applicants can apply than the scholarship number then will select on the basis of marks scored by them in class 12th or equivalent exam

Required documents:

  • Joining Proforma for fresh awardees
  • Proforma for renewal
  • Educational certificates
  • PH certificate
  • Quarterly Continuation certificate
  • Income certificate
  • State Domicile certificate
  • Affidavit on Rs 50 stamp paper from student or parent duly attests by first class magistrate, SDM, Gazetted officer

Scholarship Rate:

Selected candidates will receive the scholarship through Direct Benefit Transfer to beneficiary student

  • Rs 5400 per month for general degree courses
  • Rs 7800 per month for professional courses

How To Apply for ISHAN Uday Scholarship Scheme 2018-19 Through Online:


Interested and eligible candidates receive to fill the online application form through official website before the last date of application

For new users first they need to registered yourself at website and proceed for the further steps to complete the online application process

Renewal of scholarship:

The scholarship generate under the scheme will maintain the time duration of first degree course. Students who fail and promoted to next class would get the scholarship in following year. If in case the student fails again for the second time then student forfeit for scholarship

Important dates:

Online application form for the last date is October 31st 2018

Contact details:

  • University Grants Commission (UGC)

Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,

New Delhi, 110 002

Also Read: Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme 2018-19 for Minority Students

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