Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students

Government Of India





Upto INR 20000 Per Annum


Nov. 30, 2020

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About the Scholarship


To provide financial assistance to meritorious students from low income families to meet a part of their day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies.

2. SCOPE: -The scholarships are awarded on the basis of the results of Senior Secondary Examination. 82000 fresh scholarships per annum [41000 for boys and 41000 for girls] are awarded for pursuing graduate / postgraduate studies in colleges and universities and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering etc.


The total number of scholarships are divided amongst the State Education Boards based on the Stateā€Ÿs population in the age group of 18-25 years, after segregating share of CBSE and ICSE on the basis of number of students passing out from various Boards in the country. 50 % of the scholarship is earmarked for girls. The number of scholarships allotted to a State Education Board is distributed amongst pass outs of the Science, Commerce and Humanities streams in the ratio of 3:2:1. In case of shortfall in the number of applications, the scholarship slots could be inter-changed.


Students who are above 80th percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream from the respective Board of Examination in Class XII of 10+2 pattern or equivalent and pursuing regular courses (not correspondence or distance mode) in Colleges/Institutions recognized by All India Council of Technical Education, UGC Act, 1956, Medical Council of India, Dental Council of India and respective regulatory authorities and not availing benefit of any other scholarship scheme including State run scholarship schemes/Fee waiver and reimbursement scheme are eligible under the scheme.Students pursuing Diploma courses are not eligible under the scheme.

How to Apply ?

1. Click on Apply Now

2. Login/Register at National Scholarship Portal

3. Fill the required details

4. Submit the form

Important Dates :

Nov. 1, 2020

Start Date

Nov. 30, 2020

End Date

Organisers' Contact:

Government Of India