Ishan Uday is a special scholarship scheme launched by the University Grants Commission (UGC) for the students of North Eastern Region (NER). Under Ishan Uday scholarship scheme, a total of 10,000 fresh scholarships are disbursed every year among NER students who are pursuing general degree courses, technical and professional courses, including medical and paramedical courses. A monthly amount of up to INR 7,800 is given to the scholarship winners every year until the completion of their degree course.
Find below the highlights of Ishan Uday Scholarship for NER.
|1.||Objective||To promote higher education and improve the gross enrollment ratio in the NE region|
|2.||Rewards||Up to INR 7,800 per month|
|3.||Eligibility||Domiciled students of NER admitted to the 1st year of a degree course (general or professional)|
|5.||Application process||Apply online through NSP portal|
* The application period mentioned above is tentative and subject to change as per the discretion of the scholarship provider.
Now, read below the complete details of Ishan Uday scholarship started for North Eastern Region students.
Started from the academic year 2014-15, the Ishan Uday scholarship scheme aims to encourage higher studies among economically weaker students and increase the enrollment ratio in the North East Region. Also, the UGC wants to promote professional education in the NE Region through the use of this scholarship scheme.
Ishan Uday scholarship for NER disburses a total of 10,000 scholarships at the rate of up to INR 7,800 per month every year to the selected students. The scholarship amount is paid to the selected candidates through DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) mode into their bank accounts. The number of scholarships allocated to each North Eastern State is done on the basis of the population of the respective State (as per the latest Census report). The details of Ishan Uday scholarship amount are highlighted below.
This NER scholarship is generally announced every year during the month of August and its deadline falls in the month of October. This application period is tentative. It varies from year-to-year. The application deadline for Ishan Uday Scholarship 2020-21 is 30th October 2020.
Ishan Uday scholarship can be applied by the candidates belonging to the North Eastern States of India. Find below the complete detail of Ishan Uday eligibility conditions.
Also read ‘Scholarships after 12th for College Students’ to know about the other scholarships that you can avail for pursuing undergraduate courses.
The candidates who wish to avail the benefits of Ishan Uday scholarship can only apply online for the scholarship through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP). The candidates are advised to keep with them all the necessary documents while applying for their desired scholarship scheme. Given below is a detailed description of how to apply for the scholarship.
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The students willing to apply for Ishan Uday scholarship need to keep with them the scanned copies some documents. Find below the list of these documents to be uploaded while filling the scholarship application form.
For the continuation of the Ishan Uday scholarship in the subsequent years, the Ishan Uday scholars need to fulfil the criteria mentioned below.
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