UGC Fellowship 2022 for Superannuated Faculty Members

Applications are invited for UGC Fellowship 2022 for Superannuated Faculty Members. The last date of application is 10 October 2022.


The purpose of the fellowship is to provide opportunities to superannuated faculty members of Universities/Institutes/Colleges, hereinafter “Institutions” to pursue research in their area(s).


  • Faculty members at the level of Professors/Associate professors (who are going to superannuate within six months or already superannuated) from the following institutions are eligible to apply under the schemes:
    • Universities (including constituent and affiliated colleges/institutions) included under Section 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956 and having valid accreditation from NAAC.
    • Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 and having valid accreditation from NAAC.
    • Institutions fully funded by Central or State Governments and empowered to award Degrees.
    • Institutions of National Importance.
  • Age: up to 67 years
  • The applicant must have successfully supervised the Ph.D. dissertations of 10 full time candidates, 3 of whom having received their degrees during the preceding 10 years.
  • The applicant must have handled, as Principal Investigator, at least 3 sponsored research projects funded by national / international agencies.
  • The applicant shall not hold any administrative responsibility during tenure of the fellowship which would be from the date of superannuation.
  • The applicant and Institutions shall have to provide an undertaking in the application as per Annexure-I.


3 years or upto 70 years whichever is earlier.


100 per annum or as may be decided by the Commission.


Interested candidates can apply online via this page.


  • Fellowship: Rs. 50,000/- per month.
  • Contingency: Rs.50,000/- per annum.

Notification for UGC Fellowship 2022 for Superannuated Faculty Members.