Aadhaar must for applying to UGC fellowship, scholarship schemes

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked those who have already submitted applications for 2017-18 to update their forms

Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint
Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked applicants to provide Aadhaar number while applying for any UGC fellowship or scholarship.

In a public notice issued on Wednesday, the UGC said, “Aadhaar will be used as an identifier for availing benefits of the UGC scholarship/fellowship schemes.”

Those who have already submitted online applications for 2017-18 have been asked to update their application forms.

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