जनजातीय कार्य मंत्रालय
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Academic Year 2023-24 Guidelines for Registration on National Tribal Fellowship Portal [NFST]

Applicant applying for National Fellowship need to register on the portal by providing accurate and authenticated information in the “Student Registration form”.Before Initiating registration process, students are advised to follow the instructions:
Before Initiating registration process, students are advised to follow the instructions:
Eligibility Criteria:-
1. The applicant belongsto Schedule Tribe (ST) category and should have passed the post-Graduation examination with minimum 55% for being eligible for the Fellowship.
2. The D.O.B of the applicant should not before 01/07/1987.
3. The Applicant should get admission for regular and full time Ph.D. /Integrated M.Phil.+ Ph.D. Courses in University / Academic Institutions under the following category: -
    i. Universities/Institutes/Colleges included under section 2(f) or 12(B) or 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act.
    ii. Deemed to be Universities included under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 and eligible to receive grants-in-aid from UGC.
    iii. Universities/ Institutes/ Colleges funded by Central/ State Government
    iv. Institutes of National Importance

4. In case of Ph.D. and Integrated (M.Phil.+ Ph.D.) the applicant should not have taken admission/joined before 1.4.2019

Documents required:
A. Profile Photo {size: -50 KB-100 KB} – JPEG file only
B. Date of Birth Proof [10th Passing certificate/10th Marksheet /School leaving Certificate/ 10th Examination Admit card, which must contain Date of Birth]- PDF file only
C. Post-Graduation Marksheet (All Semesters and consolidated by merging the documents) – PDF file only
D. Conversion factor formulae certificate issued from your university/Institutes [In case of marks are in CGPA/SGPA] -PDF file only
E. ST certificate [ Community name should match with drop down list of domiciles States/UTs] – PDF file only
F. PWD Certificate [ issued by Competent Authority if candidate applying as Divyangjan] – PDF file only
G. PVTG Certificate [ Community of PVTG name should match with drop down list of domiciles States/UTs PVTG list] – PDF file only
H. Bonafide Certificate of admission/ joining for Ph.D. / Integrated M.Phil.+ Ph.D.-PDF file only
Note :- The above documents should be inthe applicant’s Digi locker ID (https://www.digilocker.gov.in/)either in issued documents section or in Digi locker Drive.
For details of Instructions and scheme guideline you may visit to "About the Scheme" and "Resources" option.

For any query please write us at https://tribal.nic.in/grievance
I hereby state that I have no objection in authenticating myself with Aadhaar based authentication system and give my consent in providing my Aadhaar number/Aadhaar Enrollment number for Aadhaar based Demographic Authentication. I understand given details shall be used only for authenticating my identity.

I have read scheme guidelines, instructions and understood it, and I am eligible to apply in the National Fellowship (NFST-2023-24) as per the eligibility criteria.

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