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AICTE-Scholarship Scheme to Girl Child (SSGC) under Pragati 2016

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open23-Nov-2015
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AwardTotal 4000 Scholarships value upto Rs. 50K per year
EligibilityFirst Year Girl Students of Technical Courses (Engg, Pharma, Arch., Applied Arts)
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

AICTE, 7th Floor, Chanderlok Building, Janpath, New Delhi-110 001 Ph.: 011-23724150-55

What is AICTE-Scholarship Scheme to Girl Child (SSGC) under Pragati 2016?

Objectives: Scholarship Scheme to Girl Child (SSGC) is an endeavour by AICTE provided to promote technical education (Engg., Architecture, Pharmacy, applied arts etc.) at Degree and Diploma levels to a girl child. It has been found that at the level of Technical Education, the ratio of girl's student decreases. The scheme is to support a girl per family. SSGC aim is to contribute towards the education of academically inclined girl children across India wanting to pursue technical education.


  1. The girl should be an Indian citizen.
  2. Only one girl candidate per family may apply for the scholarship.
  3. The scheme is applicable to a girl child who has taken admission in regular, full-time 1st year course in an undergraduate Degree/Diploma course in any AICTE approved Govt. / Govt. Aided Institutions/University departments imparting technical education.
  4. The applicant must not be receiving any other scholarship/ Tuition fee reimbursement from another organization.
  5. The applicant must not have been a previous recipient of SSGC scholarship from AICTE.
  6. Family income should be less than Rs. 6 lakhs per annum
  7. Only students admitted in first year of the academic year 2014-15

Duration of Project:

Four/ three years as the case may be for Degree/Diploma level courses.

Limit of funding:

  1. Rs. 30000 or Tuition fee at actual, whichever is less for all years of program duration and Rs. 2000/months for 10 months in a year for all the years of program.
  2. 4000 scholarships would be awarded to eligible candidates under this scheme per year.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

The students admitted in 1st year during the academicyear 2015-16 through centralized admission process in AICTE approved Technical institutions for approved Diploma/Degree level programmees are eligible to apply for scholarship.

How can you apply ?

Application can be done online only.

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