AICTE’s Pragati Scholarship for girl students for Degree/Diploma programmes
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE, has invited applications for the Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girl Students-(Degree/Diploma).
The scheme is being implemented with the objective of providing assistance for advancement of Girls pursuing technical education.
Eligibility: For the Degree level scholarships, the girl should be admitted to First year of Degree level course or to the Second year of Degree level course through lateral entry, in any of the AICTE approved Institution of respective year. For Diploma, the girl candidate should be admitted to First year of Diploma level course OR Second year of Diploma level course through lateral entry in any of the AICTE approved Institution of respective year.
A maximum two girl child per family is eligible for each Degree and Diploma. Annual 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 has to be enclosed with the application.
Number of Scholarships: A total of 5,000 scholarships are earmarked per annum under each scheme.
Amount of Scholarship: The scholarship amount will be Rs. 50,000/- per annum for every year of study for a maximum of 4 years for first year admitted students and maximum 3 years for second year admitted students through lateral entry for Degree and 3 years/2 years for Diploma level admissions, as lump sum amount towards payment of college fee, purchase of computer, stationeries, books, equipments, softwares etc.
The selection of candidate will be on the basis of merit of qualifying examination.
Applications can be submitted at https://scholarships.gov.in/ latest by 30 November 2020. Institution level verification is to be completed by 15 December 2020.
Detailed Guidelines is also available at the website.