National Scholarship Portal Last Date – Key dates, Application, Renewal

National Scholarship Portal Last Date – What is NSP?

National Scholarship Portal Last Date – National Scholarship Portal (NSP) is a mission mode project under e-Governance plan which is the one-stop solution through which students can apply for scholarships at all India level. The aim of the portal is “S.M.A.R.T”- Simplified, Mission Oriented, Accountable, Responsive & Transparent system for effective disposal of scholarship applications and delivery of funds directly to the beneficiaries.

There were 140 Lakh + applications received on the portal for a number of scholarships schemes such as post-matric scholarship, pre-matric scholarship, merit-cum-means scholarship, central sector schemes, incentive to girls scheme, national means-cum-merit scholarship, etc.

Latest Update: The last date to apply for these scholarships is 31st October 2022 and 30th September 2022.

When can a student apply for these scholarships? What is the last date for each scholarship?  What are other important dates for the students to keep in mind? This article covers the answers to all your questions related to National Scholarship Portal Last Date. It also provides brief information about NSP, scholarships available, application process, renewal process and more.

National Scholarship Portal Last Date – Key Scholarship Dates

National Scholarship Portal under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India contains scholarships under 4 major categories: Central, UGC, and State Schemes. Under the Central Schemes, the students can apply for scholarships offered by 9 ministries of Government of India to economically weak students such as Ministry of Minority Affairs, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disability, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Department of School Education and Literacy, Department of Higher Education, WARB Ministry of Home Affairs, RPF Ministry of Railway and MHRD. The UGC and AICTE schemes include the scholarships offered by the University Grants Commission and All India Council for Technical Education.

You can find information about national scholarship portal last date of all Central, UGC, AICTE and State scholarships in the table given below. The application last date’s subject to change and the students are advised to check NSP from time to time to state updated.

National Scholarship Portal Last Date – List of Central, UGC, AICTE Schemes

Scholarship Details (2022-23) Last Date for Application*
Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities – MOMA Open till 30th September 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities – MOMA Open till 31st October 2022
Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses for CS- MOMA Open till 31st October 2022
Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship Open till 30th September 2022
Scholarship for Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities- Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Open till 31st October 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities- Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Open till 30th September 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities- Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities- Open till 31st October 2022
Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students- Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment Open till 31st October 2022
Post-Matric Scheme for Award of Scholarships under Beedi Workers Welfare Fund – Ministry of Labor & Employment Open till 31st October 2022
Pre-Matric Scheme for Award of Scholarships under Beedi Workers Welfare Fund – Ministry of Labor & Employment Open till 30th September 2022
Post-Matric Scheme for Award of Scholarships under IOMC Workers Welfare Fund- Ministry of Labor & Employment Open till 31st October 2022
Post-Matric Scheme for Award of Scholarships under LSDM Workers Welfare Fund- Ministry of Labor & Employment Open till 31st October 2022
Pre-Matric Scheme for Award of Scholarships under IOMC Workers Welfare Fund- Ministry of Labor & Employment Open till 31st October 2022
Pre-matric scheme for Award of Scholarships under Workers Welfare Fund- Ministry of Labor & Employment Open till 31st October 2022
Pre-Matric Scheme for Award of Scholarships under Cine Workers Welfare Fund- Ministry of Labor & Employment Open till 31st October 2022
National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education for ST Students- Ministry of Tribal Affairs Open till 31st October 2022
National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education- Department of School Education & Literacy Open till 31st October 2022
National Means Cum Merit Scholarship-Department of School Education & Literacy Open till 30th September 2022
Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF- Ministry of Railway Open till 31st October 2022
Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam- WARB Ministry of Home Affairs Open till 31st October 2022
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students- Department of Higher Education Open till 31st October 2022
ISHAN UDAY – Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region- UGC MHRD Open till 31st October 2022
PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child- UGC MHRD Open till 31st October 2022
PG Scholarship for University Rank Holders – UGC MHRD Open till 31st October 2022
PG Scholarship Scheme for SC ST Students for Studying Professional Courses- UGC MHRD Open till 31st October 2022
Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls (Degree) for Technical Education- AICTE Open till 31st October 2022
Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls (Diploma) for Technical Education- AICTE Open till 31st October 2022
Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled Students (Diploma) for Technical Education- AICTE Open till 31st October 2022
Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled Students (Degree) for Technical Education- AICTE Open till 31st October 2022
AICTE – Swanath Scholarship Scheme (Technical Diploma) Open till 31st October 2022
AICTE – Swanath Scholarship Scheme (Technical Degree) Open till 31st October 2022

*subject to change

National Scholarship Portal Last Date – State Schemes

Lastly, the State Schemes comprise scholarships of respective states like Assam, Goa,  Meghalaya, Tripura, Chandigarh, and Uttarakhand. Center and state national scholarship last dates may differ.

Scholarship details Last date of application*
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class IX and X) – Assam Open till 30th September 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students – Assam Open till 30th September 2022
Pre-Matric ST Scholarship Schemes – Tripura Open till 30th September 2022
Post-Matric ST Scholarship Schemes – Tripura Open till 30th September 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students – Tripura Open till 30th September 2022
Pre-Matric SC Cleaning and Health Hazard -Tripura Open till 30th September 2022
Pre-Matric SC (Class IX and X) -Tripura Open till 30th September 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students – Tripura Open till 10th November 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students  (Class IX and X) – Meghalaya Open till 31st October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students  – Meghalaya Open till 31st October 2022
Post Matric Scholarship for EBC Students Uttarakhand Open till 30th September 2022
Pre-Matric Disability Scholarship (State Sector)- Uttarakhand Open till 30th September 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC (state sector) Students Uttarakhand Open till 30th September 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST (State sector) Students Uttarakhand Open till 30th September 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC (State and Central Sector – 50%) Students Uttarakhand Open till 30th September 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC (Central Sector) Uttarakhand Open till 30th September 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students Uttarakhand Open till 30th September 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship for ST students Uttarakhand Open till 30th September 2022
Post-Matric scholarship for SC students Uttarakhand Open till 30th September 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC students Uttarakhand Open till 30th September 2022
Post-Matric scholarship for SC Students Chandigarh Open till 30th November 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students Chandigarh Open till 30th November 2022
Dr. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Class Students – Chandigarh Open till 30th November 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students of (Class IX and X) – Chandigarh Open till 31st October 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students (Class I to X) – Chandigarh Open till 31st August 2022
Dr. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Class Students – Andaman Open till 31st October 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students – Andaman and Nicobar Open till 30th September 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students – Andaman and Nicobar Open till 31st October 2022
Grant of Additional Scholarship to OBC Students for Pursuing Higher Studies After Class X (Except Class XI and XII) – Andaman Open till 31st October 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship to SC Students – Dadar Nagar Haveli Open till 30th October 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship to SC Students – DNHDD Open till 30th October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for Needy ST Students (Class IX and X) – Goa Open till 30th September 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students – Goa Open till 31st October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
PM-Yasasvi Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
PM-Yasasvi Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (Class IX and X) – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
PM-Yasasvi Post-Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Class Students – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Mukhya Mantri Protsahan Yojana – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Maharishi Balmiki Chatravriti Yojana – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Mukhya Mantri Vidyarthi Kalyan Yoajna – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Kalpana Chawla Chatravriti Yojana – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Indira Gandhi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Thakur Sen Negi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Swami Vivekanand Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi  Chatravriti Yojana for SC Students – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi  Chatravriti Yojana for OBC Students – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Sainik School Scholarship Scheme – Himachal Pradesh Open till 31st October 2022
Post-Matric Scholarship to ST Students – Jammu and Kashmir Open till 15th October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class IX and X) – Jammu and Kashmir Open till 30th November 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students – Jammu and Kashmir Open till 30th November 2022
Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students – Pre-Matric Scholarship (Class IX and X) for ST Students – Jammu and Kashmir Open till 31st October 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST students (For Class IX and X) – Manipur Open till 15th October 2022
Post Matric Scholarship for ST students – Manipur Open till 15th October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students – Manipur Open till 31st October 2022
PM-Yasasvi Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students  – Manipur Open till 31st October 2022
PM-Yasasvi Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC Students  – Manipur Open till 31st October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class IX – X) – Manipur Open till 30th September 2022
PM-Yasasvi Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (Class IX – X)  – Manipur Open till 30th September 2022
PM-Yasasvi Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC Students (Class IX – X)  – Manipur Open till 30th September 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class IX – X) – Meghalaya Open till 31st October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students – Meghalaya Open till 31st October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class IX – X) – Puducherry Open till 31st October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students – Puducherry Open till 31st October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for Needy ST Students (Class IX and X) – Puducherry Open till 31st October 2022
Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students – Puducherry Open till 31st October 2022
Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC students (For Class VI and X) – Puducherry Open till 31st October 2022
Grant of ADHOC Merit Grant to SC Students – Puducherry Open till 31st October 2022
Retention Scholarship to SC Girl Students – Puducherry Open till 31st October 2022
Opportunity Cost to Parents of SC Girl Students – Puducherry Open till 31st October 2022
Stipend to SC Trainers in Government ITI – Puducherry Open till 31st October 2022

*subject to change

National Scholarship Portal Last Date – Application Process

Once you are aware of the National Scholarship Portal last date, you must head on to apply for the scholarships online through the portal. To begin with, you need to register yourself on NSP through student login. Furthermore, follow the instructions given below to ensure a hassle-free application.

National Scholarship Portal Last Date - Registration Process
National Scholarship Portal Last Date – Registration Process

For fresh registration, the students have to follow the steps below:

  1. Choose the state of domicile, scholarship category (pre or post-matric) etc.
  2. Provide information on name, scheme type (scholarship or incentive), date of birth etc.
  3. Provide information on gender, mobile number, email ID, etc.
  4. Key information on bank account details includes IFSC code, A/C number, Bank name, identification detail (Aadhar or bank A/C number).
  5. Fill in all these details and click “Register”.

National Scholarship Portal Last Date – Renewal Process

The National Scholarship Portal last date for renewal scholarship remains the same as for fresh applications. The students applying for renewal scholarship can log in to the portal using ‘Application Id’ and ‘Date of Birth’ which they registered in the previous year. An applicant can also use ‘Forgot Application ID’ to retrieve their ID. Only those applicants would be able to renew who had actually received the scholarships payment during the previous year from NSP.

National Scholarship Portal Last date - Renewal
National Scholarship Portal Last date – Renewal

National Scholarship Portal Last Date – FAQs

After going through the national scholarship last date information, there are other queries which students might have during the whole process of application.

Q1. When should you apply for the scholarships on NSP?

The last date to apply for the scholarships available on NSP varies. However, for the academic year 2022-23, the last date of applications for central sector scholarships is 31st October 2022 and 30th September 2022.

Q2. Are the dates fixed for these scholarships under the NSP?

The last dates are subject to change. Please check the NSP portal from time to time for specific information.

Q3. Where can the students apply for NSP scholarship renewal?

The students applying for renewal also need to apply through NSP. The last date to apply for renewal is same as for fresh applications. Please refer to the application process given above to know more.

Q4. What should an applicant do if he/she forgets the application id or password?

In case the students forget their application id or password, they can click on “Forget Application ID” or “Forget Password” button on the login page to retrieve it.

Q5. Can a student track the status of his/her NSP scholarship application form?

Yes, the students can track their application status through ‘Check your status’ tab anytime.

Q6. Can a student edit the form after final submission?

No, once the applicant submits the application form, no changes in information will be entertained. Thus, the students are required to properly check the application form before submitting.