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AICTE Pragati Scholarship 2021 for Girl Students in Technical Education [10,000 Scholarships]: Apply by Nov 30

Applications are invited for AICTE Pragati Scholarship 2021 for Girl Students in Technical Education. The last date of application is 30 November 2021.

Objective

Scheme being implemented by AICTE aimed at providing assistance for advancement of Girls pursuing technical education. Education is one of the most important means of empowering women with the knowledge, skill and self-confidence necessary to participate fully in the development process. This is an attempt to give young women the opportunity to further her education and prepare for a successful future by “Empowering Women through Technical Education”.

Eligibility
  • The girl candidate should be admitted to First year of Degree/ Diploma level course OR Second year of Degree/ Diploma level course through lateral entry in any of the AICTE approved Institution of respective year.
  • Maximum two girl child per family are eligible.
  • Family income from all sources should not be more than Rs. 8 lakh per annum during the current financial year. A valid income certificate issued by State/ UT Government need to be enclosed.
Number of Scholarships

A total of 10,000 scholarships (500 each for Degree & Diploma) are earmarked per annum under this scheme for pursuing First year of Degree/ Diploma level course OR Second year of Degree level course through lateral entry in any of the AICTE approved Institutions. The number of scholarships are transferred into AICTE – PRAGATI SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR GIRL STUDENTS (DEGREE/ DIPLOMA), if sufficient number of online applications are not received.

Application
  • The candidate fulfilling the eligibility conditions is required to apply online on National Scholarship Portal (NSP) after initiation of application process and notice to be published on AICTE website.
  • The host institution where the candidate is studying, required to verify the online application.
  • Department of Technical Education (DTE) of respective State/ UT will verify these applications as second level of scrutiny.
Amount

Rs. 50,000/- per annum for every year of study i.e. maximum 3 years for first year admitted students and maximum 2 years for second year admitted students through lateral entry as lump sum amount towards payment of college fee, purchase of computer, stationeries, books, equipments, softwares etc. No other additional grant will be payable in lieu of hostel charges and medical charges etc.

Selection Criteria
  • The selection of candidate will be carried out solely on the basis of merit of qualifying examination to peruse the Technical Degree course from any of the AICTE approved institutions i.e. in First year or Second year (through lateral entry only) on the basis of percentage of marks obtained in the 10+2/ equivalent examination.
  • State/ UT wise merit list will be prepared as per number of scholarships allotted in the point number 3.0 above.
Click here to view official notification of AICTE Pragati Scholarship 2021 for Girl Students in Technical Education (Diploma)
Click here to view official notification of AICTE Pragati Scholarship 2021 for Girl Students in Technical Education (Degree).


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