National Fellowship for Persons with Disabilities


UGC has invited applications for the National Fellowship for Persons with Disabilities (NFPwD) for selection in the year 2020-21. Indian citizens under the persons with Disabilities category who wish to pursue an MPhil or PhD are eligible for the National Fellowship for Persons with Disabilities. Candidates can register online at ugc.ac.in/ugc_schemes by February 15

Step -1: Fill-in personal information including caste and disability certificate


Step-2: Fill-in research work including subject, research topic, department etc


Step-3: Fill-in Other Information including Scholarships/Present employment etc


Step-4: Declaration and Final Submission



Documents required

1. Domicile Certificate


2. Scanned copy of Disabilities Certificate


3. Caste Certificate (in case of SC/ST/OBC) issued by competent authority (Tehsildar/SDM)


4. Scanned copy of candidate's recent colour photograph and signature


5. Scanned copy of master’s degree marksheet


6. Declaration/Certificate from Head of Department/Institution or competent authority of the university, institute, college to the effect of forwarding of application and necessary facilities will be provided to the candidates during research of MPhil or PhD respectively (from the research place where the candidate has already registered for MPhil/Phd).