National Scholarship Portal 2019- The verification date Central Sector Schemes at District/State/Ministry Level has been extended till December 27, 2019. Students who are domicile of UT of Jammu & Kashmir and UT of Ladakh, can apply for the scholarship on NSP til January 17, 2020. Also, the application forms for PMSS Scheme for WARB/Police Personnel (Martyr) released on November 6, 2019. The last date to apply for Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces And Assam Rifles (PMSS) is December 15, 2019. Chandigarh & Uttarkhand & J&K students can apply for Post-Matric & Pre-Matric Scholarships through the National Scholarship Portal at scholarships.gov.in. Meritorious and eligible students should complete the NSP registration 2019 for any of the mentioned NSP scholarships before the last date. The last date for online National Scholarship Portal Registration for pre-matric scholarships is October 15, 2019. However, the NSP registration 2019 last date for post-matric scholarships is October 31, 2019. Students of all classes and streams are eligible for NSP registration 2019 through the National Scholarship Portal. Students who are applying from Bihar, Assam and Jharkhand for “Central Sectorcheme of Scholarships for College & University Students” offered by MHRD (DOHE) are requested to mention their Class 12th Roll code and roll no in the NSP application form. Read the article to get details of NSP registration 2019 through National Scholarship Portal, eligibility, dates and more.
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Meritorious students who belong to reserved categories such as SC, ST, OBC can apply for pre-matric and post-matric scholarships.
Meritorious students of all categories can apply for UGC scholarships to gain financial assistance for pursuing higher studies.
Singe girl child can apply for PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship offered by UGC
Students who meet the eligibility criteria of the below-mentioned scholarships should complete scholarship registration before the respective last date. For National Scholarship Portal registration, students should visit scholarships.gov.in before October 31, 2019. The scholarship registration date varies from scheme to scheme. Hence, students are advised to keep track of the National Scholarship Portal last date to register on time.
Step-1- Go to the official website of National Scholarship Portal, scholarships.gov.in
Step-2- Click on the “New Registration” tab available on the top menu. A new NSP registration form will appear on your screen.
Step-3- Select the scholarship from the various schemes available on the National Scholarship Portal for which you are eligible.
Step-4- Enter your name, date of birth, mobile number, email-Id, state of domicile, category, and bank details.
Step-5- Upload a copy of Bank Passbook in PDF or Jpeg Format of size 200KB
Step-6- Enter the captcha given on the right side
Step-7- Now, Click on Register to submit the details at National Scholarship Portal and to get a unique application number
Candidates will receive the NSP registration 2019 details like application number and password on their registered mobile phone number.
A project under National e-Governance Plan (NeGP), the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) is a one-stop-solution to avail various scholarships offered by UGC, AICTE & various Ministries. These scholarships include Pre-Matric, Post-Matric, Merit-cum-Means scholarship schemes and more. Around 50 higher education scholarships are available for eligible students. These scholarships are majorly offered to students who belong to financially and socially backward classes. Besides, there are a few schemes for merit students irrespective of their category. Here, check the different central and state-level scholarships available at National Scholarship Portal.
Students can apply for numerous scholarship schemes through the National Scholarship Portal. However, a limited number of students will be selected for a particular scheme. Check the different schemes and number of schemes available-
Number of Scholarships
Pragati Scholarship for Girl Students
4000 (2000 for Degree and 2000 for Diploma)
Saksham Scholarship for Specially Abled Students
1000 (500 for Degree and 500 for
ISHAN UDAY – Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region
PG Indra Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child
PG Scholarship for University Rank Holders
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students
82000 (41000 for boys and 41000 for girls)
National Means Cum Merit Scholarship
National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students
Students studying in class 1 to Ph.D. level can apply for various scholarship programs through the National Scholarship Portal. The scholarships available on NSP are categorized into 4 different sections that are
The central schemes of the National Scholarship Portal are offered by various central ministries including the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Ministry of Tribal Affairs and more. These scholarships at an all-India level for minorities or SC/ST students to pursue their further studies without any financial constraints. Refer to the table below to know the eligibility of all central scholarships available on NSP (National Scholarship Portal)-
NSP Scholarship Eligibility & Application Dates
Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
Providing Authority- Ministry of Minority Affairs
Last Date to Apply- October 15, 2019 (Extended till November 15)
Admission Fee- Rs. 500/- per year
Tuition Fee- Rs. 350/- per month
Students of class 1 to 10 with at least 50% marks.
Family Income should be less than 1 lakh.
Students should belong to Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians/Parsis communities
Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
Last Date to Apply- October 31, 2019 (Extended till November 15)
Admission & Tuition Fee- Rs. 7,000/- per annum
For Technical courses- 10,000/- per annum
Students of class 11 to higher education with at least 50% marks.
Family Income should be less than 2 lakh.
Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses CS
NSP Registration 2019 Last Date- October 31, 2019 (Extended till November 15)
Scholarship Amount- Rs. 20,000/- per annum
Class 12th students with at least 50% marks.
Family Income should be less than 2.5 lakh.
Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
Providing Authority- Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
Last Date to Apply through National Scholarship Portal- October 15, 2019 (Extended till November 15)
Day Scholars- Rs. 500/-
Hostellers- Rs. 800/-
Students of Class 9th & 10 with more than 40% disability
Family Income should be less than 2.5 lakh
Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
Class 11th & 12th students with more than 40% disability
Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities
Last Date to Apply through National Scholarship Portal- October 31, 2019 (Extended till November 15)
For graduate & post-graduate students with more than 40% disability
Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students
Providing Authority- Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
Students belonging to SC category
Family Income should be less than 6 lakh
Post-Matric Financial Assistance for the Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers
Providing Authority- Ministry of Labour & Employment
Last Date to Apply for Post Matric- October 31, 2019
Last Date to Apply for Pre-Matric- October 15, 2019 (Extended till November 15)
Class I to IV- Rs. 250/-
Class V to VIII- Rs. 940/- (Rs. 500/- for boys)
Class IX- Rs. 1140/- (Rs. 700/- for boys)
Class X- Rs. 1840/- (Rs. 1400/- for boys)
Class XI & XII- Rs. 2440/- (Rs. 2000/- for boys)
ITI- Rs. 10,000/- for both
Degree Course - Rs. 3,000/- for both
Professional Courses- - Rs. 15,000/- for both
Students of Beedi, Iron Ore Manganese & Chrome Ore Mines, Limestone & Dolomite Mines, Cine worker with a minimum of six months service.
Total monthly Income of the Worker’s family should not exceed 10,000/-
Pre-Matric Financial Assistance for the Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers –
Aam Aadmi Bima Yojna Scholarship for Andhra Pradesh
Application Date- Offline Application
Students must have Andhra Pradesh domicile.
The registration for the same is offline.
Providing Authority- Ministry of Tribal Affairs
For M.Phil- Rs. 25000/- PM
For Ph.D. - Rs. 28000/- PM
Eligibility- ST students who have passed the Post-Graduation exams and get admission in regular M.Phil/Ph.D. Courses are eligible.
National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE)
Providing Authority- Department of School Education & Literacy
Application Date- 4th week of October
Scholarship Amount- Rs. 3,000/-
Eligibility- SC/ST Girl students who have passed Class 10th and attaining 16 years of age are eligible.
Scholarship Amount- Rs. 12000/- per annum @ Rs. 1000 per month.
Students of Class 7th with a minimum of 55% marks can appear in the NMMS Exam.
Family Income should be less than 1,50,000/- per annum
Providing Authority- Department of Higher Education
For UG Courses- Rs. 10000/- per annum
For PG Courses- Rs. 20000/- per annum
Age Limit- 18-25 years
Students who have attained 80% or above in Class 12th are eligible for this scheme for pursuing further studies.
Family Income should not be less than Rs. 8 lakh per annum
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles
Providing Authority- WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs
Last Date to Apply- December 15, 2019
For Male- Rs. 2,000/- p.m
For Female- Rs. 2,250/- p.m
Wards of deceased CAPFs & AR personnel.
Minimum 60%marks in 10+2/Diploma/Graduation
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Wards of States/UTs Police Personnel Martyred during Terror/ Naxal Attacks
For Male- Rs. 2,500/- p.m
For Female- Rs. 3000/- p.m
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF
Providing Authority- RPF/RPSF, Ministry of Railway
Eligibility- Minimum 60%marks in 10+2/Diploma/Graduation
UGC (University Grants Commission) is a national-level organization that financially supports students to pursue their higher education in India. The UGC scholarships can only be availed for college-level education. UGC offered scholarships for merit holders of all communities including SC and ST. There is a special NSP scholarship program for students belonging to the North Eastern Region, named ISHAN UDAY. The below table comprises the details of UGC scholarships available on the National Scholarship portal with eligibility and dates.
NSP UGC Schemes
ISHAN UDAY – Special Scholarship for North Eastern Region
For General Courses- Rs.5400/- per month
For Technical Courses- Rs.7800/- per month
Eligibility- Family Income should be less than 4.5 lakh
North Eastern students pursuing full-time graduation /post-graduation.
PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child
Last Date to Apply- October 31, 2019 (Extended till January 10, 2020)
Scholarship Amount- Rs.36, 200/- p.a. for 2 years
Eligibility- Girl students of 30 years at the admitted into the first year of PG courses.
PG Scholarship for University Rank Holders (1st and 2nd Rank Holders)
Scholarship Amount- Rs.3,100/- p.m for 2 years
The student’s age should be less than 30 years.
Minimum 60% in undergraduate courses.
PG Scholarship Scheme for SC & ST Students for Pursuing Professional Courses
For General Courses- Rs. 4500/- per month
For Technical Courses- Rs. 7800/- per month
Eligibility- SC/ST students pursuing PG in Professional subjects.
AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) is a national-level council for technical education that works under the Department of Higher Education, MHRD. It offers Pragati Scholarship and Saksham Scholarship Scheme to motivate girls and differently-abled students to pursue technical education. Students can apply for AICTE scholarships at www.aicte-india.org. Check the details of all AICTE scholarship details that are available at the National scholarship portal.
Eligibility & Application Info
Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls for Technical Degree courses
Number of Scholarship- -4000 per Annum ( 2000 for Degree and 2000 for
Scholarship Amount- Rs. 30,000/- & Rs 2000 per month for ten months.
Application Dates- October 8, 2019 (Closed)
Family Income should be less than 8 lakhs per annum.
Upto Two Girls per family
Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls for Technical Diploma Courses
Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled Students (Degree) for Technical Education
Specially Abled Student, having a disability of minimum 40%
Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled Students (Diploma) for Technical Education
Apart from national scholarship programs, students can also apply for some state-level schemes through National Scholarship Portal (NSP). These usually include the Post-Matric and Pre-Matric scholarships for students belonging to SC, ST, OBC and other categories. Students should first check the eligibility before moving to the application process. Students studying in the classes below 10th can apply through their respective schools. Refer the table to know state-level scholarship schemes
NSP State-Level Scholarships
Post-Matric Scholarship for BC/EBC Students
3rd week of March
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students
Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for SC Students
4th week of March
Uttarakhand (Apply Now)
Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority (100 percent State Sector) Uttarakhand
December 10, 2019
Post Matric Scholarship for EBC Students
November 20, 2019
Pre-Matric Disability Scholarship
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (50% State Sector and 50% Central Sector)
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Center Sector)
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Center Sector)
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students
Tripura (Apply Now)
Pre-Matric ST Scholarship Schemes (Class 9th and 10th)
December 31, 2019
January 10, 2020
Post-Matric ST Scholarship Schemes
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students Tripura
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students Tripura
4th week of December
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for EBC students (Economically Backward Classes)
January 31, 2020
NEC Merit Scholarship
4th week of January
Centrally Sponsored Scheme for ST Students- Pre-Matric Scholarship (Class 9th and 10th)
Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students
2nd week of February
Umbrella Scheme for ST Students (Class 9th and 10th)
4th week of February
Umbrella Scheme for ST Students (Post-Matric)
Arunachal Pradesh (Apply Now)
Umbrella Scheme for ST Students-Pre-Matric Scholarship (Class 9th and 10th)
December 30, 2019
Umbrella Scheme for ST Students -Post-Matric Scholarship
December 6, 2019
Scheme for Award of Stipend to ST Students of Arunachal Pradesh
October 31, 2019 (Extended till November 15)
Pre-Matric Scholarship to Children of those Engaged in Uncleaned Occupation
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9th and 10th)
Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students
3rd week of January
Pre-Matric Scholarship to ST Students
Pre-Matric Scholarship to ST Students (Class 9th and 10th)
Post-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students
Post-Matric Scholarship to ST Students
Chandigarh (Apply Now)
December 20, 2019
Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Transgender Students
Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students
November 30, 2019
Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC Students
Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students (Class 9 and 10)
November 15, 2019
Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST Students
It is a common portal for student registration, fee payment, scholarship processing, sanction and disbursal to students.
NSP offers timely disbursement of scholarships to students.
National Scholarship Portal (NSP) reduces the duplicity of applications.
The portal is easy to access and reduces the time of students.
Students from far-flung areas can easily apply for NSP scholarships.
Only one application form will be accepted by a candidate.
Keep all the documents handy before applying through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
Students should carefully fill their domicile state as the "Application Id" will be allotted based on domicile state. The application ID cannot be changed under any circumstances.
Students should also fill the right family income as per the Income Certificate issued by the competent authority.
Also know the other scholarship exam
Only a few states allow application through the National Scholarship Portal.
Different scholarship schemes have different last date. Check the schemes last date and details carefully
Students who fulfill the guidelines of respective scholarship provided by the Ministries are eligible to
apply for National Scholarship Schemes.
Visit the official website www.scholarships.gov.in to access the application link.
Fresh candidates need to generate the Permanent Registration ID and password. For Renewal, students will need the Application Id and Date of Birth which they
registered previous year.
Yes, students can edit all the details of application form within the deadline.
Aadhaar No. is not mandatory to register and fill up
the application form online.
Aadhaar & Enrollment Id are not editable at any stage. Hence, should be filled carefully.
Documents are required to be uploaded only for the Scholarship Amount more
than ₹50000 per annum
The school location and UDISE code and vice versa can be checked through the link http://www.mdm-mis.nic.in/MDM/school_dise_code_scholarship.aspx
The use of Digital Signature is not mandatory at NSP Application.
An option “Check Your Status” will be available once you login to your account.
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