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UDAAN - A Programme to Give Wings to Girl Students 2016

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open13-Jul-2016
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AwardProviding free online resources to girl students
EligibilityClass 11
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

Central Board of Secondary Education
4th Floor, Shiksha Sadan,
17 Rouse Avenue,
New Delhi 110 002
Phone no: 011 - 2323182/23220083



What is UDAAN - A Programme to Give Wings to Girl Students 2016?

Udaan is   a   project   launched   by   CBSE   under   guidance   of   Ministry   of   Human   Resource Development,  Govt.  of  India,  to  address  the  low  enrolment  of  girl  students  in  prestigious  engineering  institutions  and  the  teaching  gap  between  school  education  &  engineering  entrance examination. The effort is to enrich the teaching & learning of Science and Mathematics at School  level  by  addressing  the  three  dimensions  of  education  - curriculum  design,  transaction  and   assessments.  The  objective  is  to  provide  a  platform  that  empowe rs  the  girl  students,  facilitate   their  aspiration  of  joining  the  prest igious  engineering  institutions  and  take  important  role  in   development/  progress  of  the  country  in  future.  Under  this  program,  students  are  provided  free   offline  /  online  resources  throu gh  virtual  weekend  contact  classes  and  study  material  on   pre- loaded  tablet  while  studying  in  Class XI and Class XII for  reparation of admission test to various premier engineering colleges in the country

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • Indian citizen residing in India.
  • Girl students enrolled in Class XI in  Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics  stream
  • Minimum  70%  marks  in  Class  X  overall  and  80%  marks  in  Science  and  Mathematics;  for  
  • Boards  which  follow  CGPA,  a  minimum  CGPA  of  8  and  a  GPA  of  9  in  Science  and Mathematics.
  • The annual family income  should be less than Rs. 6 lakhs per annum
  • Reservation as per JEE (Advanced

          OBC (NCL) -27 % , SC–15 % , ST–7.5 % PWD– 3 % of seats in every category.

All  girl  students  studying  in class  XI only  from  KVs/  NVs/Government  schools  of  any recognizedBoard in India/ CBSE affiliated Private Schools.The selection of the students will be based on merit andwill be considered against the city
chosen by the candidate for the weekly virtual contact classes

How can you apply ?

You have to apply online on the website

Terms and Conditions

Udaan is designed to provide a comprehensive platform to deserving girl students who aspire to pursue higher education in engineering, and assist them to prepare for the entrance examinations while studying in Classes XI and XII.
The following are the salient features of this program -
• Free of cost support for Girl students of Classes XI and XII
• Provision of preparatory material through an online portal
• Availability of tutorials, videos, and study material
• Organization of Virtual contact classes at 60 designated city centres
• Tablet/Financial Assistance for purchasing the tablets
• Orientation Session on using technology will be given to all selected students
• Assessments designed to provide useful feedback on learning
• Remedial steps to correct learning
• Peer learning and mentoring opportunities for meritorious students
• Motivation sessions with students/parents
• Student helpline services to clarify doubts, monitor student learning and support technology
• Constant monitoring and tracking of student progress with feedback to parents
• Assistance in application to colleges

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