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 are 20 schemes on the portal for which the government has disbursed around INR 894.4 Crore as of now on scholarships. 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.
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 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.
Last Date for Application*
|1.||Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities – MOMA||October|
|2.||Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities – MOMA||October|
|3.||Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses for CS- MOMA||October|
|4.||Scholarship for Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities- Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities||October|
|5.||Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities- Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities||October|
|6.||Post-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities- Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities-||October|
|7.||Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students- Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment||October|
|8.||Post-Matric Scheme for Award of Scholarships under Beedi Workers Welfare Fund – Ministry of Labor & Employment||October|
|9.||Post-Matric Scheme for Award of Scholarships under IOMC Workers Welfare Fund- Ministry of Labor & Employment||October|
|10.||Post-Matric Scheme for Award of Scholarships under LSDM Workers Welfare Fund- Ministry of Labor & Employment||October|
|11.||Pre-Matric Scheme for Award of Scholarships under IOMC Workers Welfare Fund- Ministry of Labor & Employment||September|
|12.||Pre-matric scheme for Award of Scholarships under Workers Welfare Fund- Ministry of Labor & Employment||September|
|13.||Pre-Matric Scheme for Award of Scholarships under Cine Workers Welfare Fund- Ministry of Labor & Employment||September|
|14.||Aam Admi Bima Yojna Scholarship for Andhra Pradesh- Ministry of Labor & Employment||October|
|15.||National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education for ST Students- Ministry of Tribal Affairs||October|
|16.||National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education- Department of School Education & Literacy||December|
|17.||National Means Cum Merit Scholarship-Department of School Education & Literacy||December|
|18.||Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme for RPF/RPSF- Ministry of Railway||October|
|19.||Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces And Assam- WARB Ministry of Home Affairs||October|
|20.||Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students- Department of Higher Education||October|
|21.||ISHAN UDAY – Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region- UGC MHRD||November|
|22.||PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child- UGC MHRD||November|
|23.||PG Scholarship for University Rank Holders- UGC MHRD||November|
|24.||PG Scholarship Scheme for SC ST Students for Studying Professional Courses- UGC MHRD||November|
|25.||Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls (Degree) for Technical Education- AICTE||November|
|26.||Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls (Diploma) for Technical Education- AICTE||November|
|27.||Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled Students (Diploma) for Technical Education- AICTE||October|
|28.||Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled Students (Degree) for Technical Education- AICTE||October|
Lastly, the State Schemes comprise scholarships of respective states like Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Chandigarh, Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar and Uttarakhand. Center and state national scholarship last dates may differ.
|S.No||Scholarship details||Last date of application*|
|1.||Pre-Matric Scholarship to the Children of those Engaged in Occupation involving cleaning and prone to health hazards – Assam||January|
|2.||Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class IX and X)- Assam||January|
|3.||Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students- Assam||January|
|4.||Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students- Assam||January|
|5.||Pre-Matric Scholarship to ST Students- Assam||January|
|6.||Pre-Matric Scholarship to ST Students (CLASS IX AND X) – Assam||January|
|7.||Post-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students- Assam||January|
|8.||Post-Matric Scholarship to ST Students- Assam||January|
|9.||Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students – Pre Matric Scholarship (Class IX and X) for ST students Arunachal Pradesh||December|
|10.||Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students – Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students- Arunachal Pradesh||December|
|11.||Scheme for Award of Stipend to the Schedule Tribe Students of Arunachal Pradesh||December|
|12.||Post-Matric Scholarships (PMS) for ST Students- Karnataka||January|
|13.||Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric (IX&X) Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe Students- Karnataka||December|
|14.||Pre-Matric ST Scholarship Schemes Tripura||December|
|15.||Post-Matric ST Scholarship Schemes Tripura||December|
|16.||Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students Tripura||December|
|17.||Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students Tripura||December|
|18.||Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Classes (EBC) Secondary Education Tripura||December|
|19.||Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students – Bihar||Between January and March|
|20.||Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC students- Bihar||Between January and March|
|21.||Post-Matric Scholarship for SC students- Bihar||Between January and March|
|22.||Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST children- Post-Matric Scholarship for Students- Meghalaya||December|
|23.||NEC Merit Scholarship Tripura||January|
|24.||Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Classes (EBC) Tripura||December|
|25.||Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children- Pre Matric Scholarship (Class IX & X) for ST Students – Meghalaya||January|
|26.||Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority – Uttarakhand||January|
|27.||Post Matric Scholarship for EBC Students Uttarakhand||January|
|28.||Pre-Matric Disability Scholarship (State Sector)- Uttarakhand||January|
|29.||Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC (state sector) Students Uttarakhand||January|
|30.||Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST (State sector) Students Uttarakhand||January|
|31.||Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC (State and Central Sector – 50%) Students Uttarakhand||January|
|32.||Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC (Central Sector) Uttarakhand||January|
|33.||Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students Uttarakhand||January|
|34.||Post-Matric Scholarship for ST students Uttarakhand||January|
|35.||Post-Matric scholarship for SC students Uttarakhand||January|
|36.||Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC students Uttarakhand||January|
|37.||Post-Matric scholarship for SC Students Chandigarh||January|
|38.||Post-Matric Scholarship for Transgender Students Chandigarh||December|
|39.||Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students Chandigarh||January|
|40.||Dr. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Class Students Chandigarh||January|
|41.||Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students of Class IX and X Chandigarh||January|
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.
For fresh registration, the students have to follow the steps below:
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.
After going through the national scholarship last date information, there are other queries which students might have during the whole process of application.
The last date to apply for the scholarships available on NSP varies. However, for the academic year 2020-21, the last date of applications for central sector scholarships is 31st October 2020.
The last dates are subject to change. Please check the NSP portal from time to time for specific information.
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.
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.
Yes, the students can track their application status through ‘Check your status’ tab anytime.
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.
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