Is Aadhaar Card For UGC Scholarships Fellowships in India ? A Brief Analysis

By | September 17, 2016

Students who are applying for University Grants Commission scholarships for your studies. You need to have Aadhaar proof for compulsory. This program is recently made obligatory by the government of India. So, students to pursue higher studies with scholarship basis. You are obligatory to have Aadhaar card. Students who do not have Aadhaar still now. Common guys, enrol  for your Aadhaar soon. People already get some knowledge how this Aadhaar is important for our career.

Is Aadhaar Card For UGC Scholarships Fellowships in India ?

Few months ago, the UGC published a notification that, applicants who link up their Aadhaar 12-digit identification number for UGC scholarship or fellowship, their scholarship forms are easily accepted. Generally, the Aadhaar is used for an identifier to get various government related benefits like UGC scholarship schemes. So, all the students are informing that, while applying for UGC scholarship scheme for your education, you must need to submit your Aadhaar number.

Advantages of Linking Aadhaar with UGC Program

Those who already provided their Aadhaar number previously, they have to update their forms from the current academic year 2016-2017. Eligible students scholarship amount will be directly credited to Aadhaar linked up beneficiary account. Not only for UGC scholarship, the supreme court of india announced that, the linking of Aadhaar number is mandatory for several services like LPG subsidy MGNREGA, PM Jan Dhan Yojana, PF and etc. For academic year 2016-2017, the University Grants Commission (UGC) qualified students for scholarship or fellowships must have to submit their Aadhaar card identification number to the UGC officers. 

What Supreme Court Said on this Aadhaar Compulsion ?

Yearly, the government provides scholarships for more than thousands of students under UGC. The government released lots of money/fund for fellowships. So, to avoid fraud and malpractices, everyone must link up their Aadhaar number to fellowships. When we link up Aadhaar number to JRF, it will assists us to know the correct information of the candidates, who are looking for scholarships. Whereas, If we provide our Aadhaar details to UGC, the government provide the funds for needy people who are financially backward. 

What experts Says on Aadhaar Seeding With Scholarship Programs ?

So, students who do not have UIDAI, and want to apply for scholarship for 2016-2017, they must need to enrol for your Aadhaar card in the regional officers of  unique identification Authority of India, Government of India for obtaining the same. For more quires please visit or you may contact to help line number 1947 for assistance.

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