NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students (OBC/EBC/DNT) 2023

NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students (OBC/EBC/DNT) 2023 is an opportunity offered by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with the assistance of the State Governments and the National Scholarship Portal to the meritorious students belonging to OBC, EBC and DNT category by providing them financial assistance from Class 9 onwards till the completion of Class 12. The selected candidates will receive a scholarship of up to INR 1,25,000.  

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This article elaborates upon all the major details with regards to this scholarship. Alongside, it will also shed light on the eligibility criteria, application process and the important dates related to this scholarship.

NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students (OBC/EBC/DNT) 2023 – Highlights

Name of the Scheme NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students (OBC/EBC/DNT) 2023
Beneficiary OBC, EBC and DNT category students studying in Class 9 to Class 12
Provider Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India 
Application Portal  National Scholarship Portal (NSP)
Benefits Up to INR 1,25,000 per annum
Application Mode Online
Last Date for Application Submission January 31, 2023


The eligibility criteria of applying for the scholarship are listed below:

  • The applicant must belong to OBC, EBC and DNT category. 
  • The applicant must be studying from Class 9 to 12 in a public (Central/State/Local Body) or aided school or private school.
  • The applicant must have an annual family income of INR 2,50,000.

Please note: The last date for submitting the application of NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students (OBC/EBC/DNT) 2023 is January 31, 2023. Apply before the application closes!


  • The scholarship grants under this scheme will be covering tuition fees, hostel fees and other educational expenses as required by the school. 
  • The students of Class 9 and 10 will receive a maximum amount of INR 75,000 per annum and the students of Class 11 and 12 will receive INR 1,25,000 per annum.

Documents Required

  • Aadhaar card (Note – In case aadhaar the applicant doesn’t have aadhaar card, alternatives like aadhaar enrolment Id slip, an application made for aadhaar enrolment, voter ID card, driving license, PAN, passport, etc., can be used.)
  • Previous qualifying class marksheet
  • Income certificate
  • Bank account detail

NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students (OBC/EBC/DNT) 2023 – Application Process

Eligible applicants can apply for the scheme by following the below-mentioned steps – 

Step 1: Visit to ‘National Scholarship Portal’.

Step 2: Navigate to the ‘Applicant Corner’ and click on New Registration’.

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NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students 2023 - Application Process

Step 3: Now click on ‘Click here for Scholarship Schemes hosted on NSP for AY 2022-23‘.

Step 4: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking, and ‘Continue‘. 

NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students 2023 - Application Process

Step 5: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category (Pre Matric), scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, and write the applicant’s name, date of birth, mobile number, and email ID.

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Step 6: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)

Step 7: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the ‘Register‘ button.

Step 8: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.

Step 9: Now, log in using OTP and fill out the application form.

Step 10: After successful submission of the application form, an application ID and password will be generated which can be used for future references.

Note – All the applicants are advised to fill the form correctly, no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill in only one application as multiple applications will cancel the form.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the last date to apply for NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students (OBC/EBC/DNT) 2023?

The last date to apply for this scheme is January 31, 2023.

What is the amount of scholarship for NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students (OBC/EBC/DNT) 2023?

The maximum amount of scholarship offered under this scheme is INR 1,25,000 per annum per student. The detailed information is given in the above article.

Can OBC students apply for this NSP scholarship?

Yes, OBC category students fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply for NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students (OBC/EBC/DNT) 2023.

Which class students are eligible for NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students (OBC/EBC/DNT) 2023?

The students studying from Class 9 to 12 are eligible for this scholarship scheme. The detailed information is given in the above article.

What is the income limit for NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students (OBC/EBC/DNT) 2023?

The applicant must have an annual family income of INR 2,50,000 to be eligible for this scholarship. Other information related to eligibility criteria is mentioned in the above article.

2 thoughts on “NSP Central Sector Scheme for School Students (OBC/EBC/DNT) 2023”

  1. I have passed NMMS scholarship scheme and already registered on nsp portal.
    Now I have passed PM YASHASVI scholarship exam.
    I want to registered for pm yasasvi scheme.please help me how can I apply for or register Yashasvi scheme which give me more benifit than nmms

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