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NSP LOGIN – Complete Process, Schemes, School/Institute Login

NSP or National Scholarship Portal is a doorway to attain scholarships for students in financial need from  Class 1 to post-doctoral level. Launched by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, NSP offers various scholarships to students belonging to  minority communities, including SC (Scheduled Caste), ST (Scheduled Tribes), and OBC (Other Backward Class). 

However, every year a number of applications get rejected as students have incomplete information regarding the NSP login process. With over 70 scholarship schemes under the National Scholarship Portal, students do find logging into and navigating their way through the portal difficult and confusing. So, to get clarity and obtain a step-by-step description about the complete NSP login process, students are advised to continue reading this article.

NSP Login – Important Highlights

National Scholarship Portal (NSP) is a digital platform which includes various scholarships of AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education) and UGC (University Grant Commission) along with scholarships offered by the State and Central Governments. Entering via the NSP login portal, students can apply from more than 70 scholarships. 

Particulars Details
Name of the Portal National Scholarship Portal
Launched By Central Government of India
Department/Ministry Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India
Scholarships Granted by Central Government, UGC, AICTE, State Government
Registration Process Online
Beneficiaries include Students belonging from economically weaker sections of India
Session 2020-2021
Start Date of Scholarship Applications July 2020
Last Date to Apply 30th November 2020
Benefits Variable benefit, depending on the scholarship applied for
Official website https://scholarships.gov.in/

Schemes of NSP 2020

NSP offers a range of scholarships to  minority students belonging to low-income families who wish to pursue their education but have to draw a compromising line due to lack of proper funds. Hand in hand with Central Government, UGC, AICTE, and State Government, the National Scholarship Portal helps students from different sections of the society and distributes the funds as per various schemes.

NSP Central schemes
NSP UGC Schemes
NSP State Schemes

Also Read: NSP Centrally-Funded Scholarships

NSP Login – Step by Step Procedure

Before commencing with the NSP login procedure, students have to register themselves to apply for scholarships. The NSP registration process is a vital step without which students cannot move ahead to the National Scholarship Portal login process. 

Once the students complete their registration on the NSP portal, they can begin with the login process. 

NSP Login – Process of Logging into the NSP Portal (Fresh Application)

Step 1 – Visit the official National Scholarship Portal login page

Step 2 – Click on ‘Login’ in the Application Form tab

Step 3 – Select ‘Fresh 2020-21’ option

Step 4 – Students will be redirected to a new page.

Step 5 – Enter Application ID, Password and the CAPTCHA code highlighted beside the slot.

Step 6 – Once filled, click on ‘Login’

Step 7 – Once the application form opens, enter the following details:

  • Name of the Student
  • State of Domicile
  • Date of Birth
  • Mobile Number
  • Bank Name
  • Bank IFSC Code
  • Bank Account Number
  • Scholarship Category
  • Scheme Type
  • Gender
  • Identification details
  • Email ID

Step 8 – Click on ‘Save & Continue’

Step 9 – Again, students will be redirected to another new page

Step 10 – Upload the scanned copy of the documents (mentioned below)

Step 11 – Click on the ‘Final Submission’

Essential documents required for National Scholarship Portal Login

  1. Verification Form provided by the educational institution
  2. Student’s Photograph
  3. Self-certified Community Certificate from the applicant attaining 18 years of age/others the Community Certificate certified by parent/guardian
  4. Income Certificate issued by the Competent Authority in the State/UT Government
  5. Fee Receipt of ‘Current Course Year’
  6. For Scholarship under MCM based Scheme, students have to upload self-attested Mark Sheet, indicating 50% marks and above in the last qualifying exam at higher secondary/graduation level
  7. Residential/Domicile Certificate
  8. Student’s bank account number with the IFSC Code of the bank branch (regarding Pre-Matric Scheme, bank account number with the IFSC Code of the parents/guardians
  9. Bonafide student certificate from School/Institute, if it located in a State/UT different from domicile State/UT
  10. Student’s Aadhaar card number or bonafide student certificate from the school/institute, and scanned copies of Aadhaar enrolment ID (if applied for Aadhaar) and bank passbook.

NSP Login – Procedure to Search Institute/School/ITI

1. Visit the official National Scholarship Portal website

2. Click on ‘Search Institute/ School/ ITI’ link present on the homepage

3. Enter details such as:

  • Institution State
  • Institution District
  • Institute/College/ ITI
  • College/School/ ITI

4. After entering the details, click on ‘Get Institution List’ tab to get complete list displayed on the screen

NSP Login – Procedure to Search District wise Nodal Officer

1. Visit the official National Scholarship Portal website

2. Click on the option ‘Services’ present on the homepage

3. Click on ‘Search Nodal Officer Detail’ tab

4. Select the options present in the dropdown menu available besides Ministry, State, District and Scheme

5. Enter the CAPTCHA code appearing as an image beside the slot

6. Finally, click on the ‘Submit’ tab

NSP Login – How to Check List of Ministry Coordinators?

1. Visit the official National Scholarship Portal website

2. Click on the option ‘Services’ present on the homepage

3. From the dropdown menu, select the option ‘List of Ministry Coordinators’

4. A new window will open, displaying a list of departments, ministry officers and their contact details

NSP Login – Knowing the AISHE Code

In case the students want to know their AISHE (All India Survey on Higher Education) code, they must follow the below steps:

1. Visit the NSP website

2. Click on the ‘Services’ option present on the homepage

3. Click ‘Know your AISHE Code’ option from the drop-down list

4. Students will be redirected to a new window

5. Choose the options related to Institution Type, State, District and University Type

6. Click on the ‘Submit’ tab

The list of colleges with their AISHE code will be displayed on the screen

NSP Login – Portal Renewal Process 2020-21

NSP has been working as an effective digital scholarship platform that has helped distribute scholarships worth more than INR 2,400 crores to deserving candidates. Students who wish to avail all the installments of their scholarships have to renew their applications from time to time by following this detailed procedure:

1. Visit the official NSP portal

2. Click on the ‘Login’ option present on the homepage

3. From the dropdown menu, select the option ‘Renewal 2020-21

4. Enter Application ID, Password and CAPTCHA code

5. Click ‘Login’

6. Enter all information on the form and submit.

Important NSP Login Links for Students

Official NSP Website NSP Login 2020-21 Link 1
NSP Login 2020-21 Link 2 NSP School Login
Login for Fresh Application NSP Institute Login
New Registration School / Institute Forgot Password
Forgot Application ID Update Mobile Number
Forgot/ Recover Password Scheme-Wise list of Applicants processed for Scholarship
Login for Renewal District Nodal Officer Details List
NSP Portal Renewal

NSP Login – FAQs

Who is eligible to apply for NSP Scholarships?

Students who have studied from Class 1 to Class 12 (CBSE board or equivalent Examination of State Boards), or have an undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD or Postdoctoral degree are eligible to apply for NSP Scholarships.

How can I login to the National Scholarship Portal?

For NSP Login, students need to visit the official NSP website and click on the Login link to log on to the scholarship portal.

Is it necessary to submit my Bank Account number to submit my application form?

Yes. It is a mandatory process and cannot be skipped.

Which fields in the application form are mandatory?

Fields provided with a red asterisk (*) marks are mandatory and must be filled to move ahead to the next step.

Can I apply as a fresh candidate even if I'm a renewal candidate?

No. Students who would apply for the scholarship for the first time can log into the portal as a fresh applicant. In case of students who have already applied for a scholarship earlier but wish to apply for other scholarships, they have to log in as a renewal candidate. If a renewal candidate applies as a Fresh candidate, his/her application will be rejected.

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