To be eligible, an applicant must –
- Be below 30 years of age
- Be a first and second rank* holder at the University level in undergraduate (UG) courses
- Have taken admission in a regular non-professional postgraduate course
The first and second rank holders (Not position holders) will be considered from Universities/Institutions and non-affiliated/autonomous Colleges according to the number of students who have appeared in the examination at the undergraduate level as per the below table –
|Nature of Institution||Number of students who appeared in examinations at the undergraduate level|
|Affiliating Universities (State/Central)||100|
|Deemed Universities/ Private Universities/Autonomous Colleges/Non-affiliated colleges||20|
The selected students will receive INR 3,100 per month for a period of two years only i.e. full duration of a PG course.
Note – No other additional grant will be payable in lieu of hostel charges and medical charges.
Attested copy of university’s undergraduate degree
Certificate of matriculation
Verification certificate issued by the institute where the student has taken admission at PG level
Scanned copy of Aadhaar card/enrollment
How can you apply?
Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through the following steps –
Step 1: Click on the ‘Apply Now’ link below.
Step 2: Navigate to ‘Applicant Corner’and click on ‘New Registration’.
Step 3: Now click on ‘Click here for other Scholarship Schemes hosted on NSP for AY 2022-23’.
Step 4: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking, and ‘Continue’.
Step 5: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category (Pre Matric), scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, and write the applicant’s name, date of birth, mobile number, and email ID.
Step 6: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
Step 7: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the ‘Register’ button.
Step 8: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
Step 9: Now, log in using OTP and fill out the application form.
Step 10: After successful submission of the application form, an application ID and password will be generated which can be used for future references.
Note – All the applicants are advised to fill the form correctly, no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill in only one application as multiple applications will cancel the form.