Pragati Scholarship 2023 – AICTE Scholarship Scheme for Girl Child

Pragati Scholarship is a government scheme implemented by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Under this scholarship programme, a total of 5,000 scholarships are disbursed every year among meritorious female students for pursuing technical education. An amount of ₹50,000 per annum is given to the scholarship winners every year.

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Latest Update: The last date to apply for the AICTE Pragati Scholarship for Girls is 31 January 2024.

Pragati Scholarship 2023-24 – Key Highlights

Scholarship Name  AICTE Pragati Scholarship
Rewards ₹50,000 per annum
Eligibility Girl students admitted to 1st year of diploma/degree programme
Application Last Date 5 January 2024
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*The application period is subject to change as per the discretion of the scholarship provider.

Pragati Scholarship 2023-24 – Eligibility Criteria

To apply for the Pragati Scholarship, female candidates must be studying in an AICTE-approved college/institution. The details of the AICTE Pragati Scholarship eligibility criteria are given below.

  • Applicants must be admitted to the 1st year or 2nd year (through lateral entry only) of the technical diploma/degree programme of an AICTE-approved college/institute in the current academic year through the centralised admission process of the State/Central Government.
  • Two females per family are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • The annual family income of the applicant must not exceed ₹8,00,000 during the preceding financial year. (Note: In case the applicant is married, the income of parents/in-laws is considered, whichever is higher)

Pragati Scholarship 2023-24 – Key Documents

There are a few necessary documents that the applicants must keep with them while filling the Pragati Scholarship application form. The candidates must upload scanned copies of the following documents to complete their application process.

  • Class 10 marksheet
  • Class 12 mark sheet
  • Aadhaar card
  • Applicant’s passport-size photo
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Annual family income certificate of the preceding financial year in the prescribed format by the Tehsildar or above competent Authority
  • Admission letter issued by the Centralized Admission Authority to first-year Degree/Diploma programs for the current academic year
  • Receipt of paid tuition fee for the current academic year
  • Aadhaar-seeded bank passbook showing the applicant’s name, account number, IFSC code and photo pasted at an appropriate place duly signed by the Manager with a rubber stamp of the bank affixed on it
  • Certificate issued by the Director/Principal/HOD as per the prescribed format
  • Attested copy of caste certificate, in case the applicant is applying for SC/ST/OBC category
  • A duly signed declaration by parents as per the prescribed format which states that the information provided by the applicant is correct and the scholarship amount would be refunded in case any false information is found at any stage

Pragati Scholarship 2023-24 – Rewards

The AICTE Pragati Scholarship rewards a total of 5,000 scholarships to female scholars. The details of the Pragati Scholarship amount are highlighted below.

The selected students receive ₹50,000 per annum for every year of study as a lump sum amount towards –

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  • Payment of college fees
  • Purchase of books
  • Purchase of equipment
  • Purchase of laptops and software
  • Purchase of desktops

Pragati Scholarship 2023-24 – Important Dates

The announcement date of the Pragati Scholarship varies from year to year.

  • For the session 2023-24, the last date to apply for the Pragati Scholarship is 31st January 2024.

Also Read: AICTE Pragati Scholarship for Girls

Pragati Scholarship 2023-24 – Application Process

To help applicants in the application process, AICTE allows them to fill the Pragati scholarship application form through the NSP Portal. Follow the steps highlighted below to fill the application form.

  • First, the applicants need to register themselves on the NSP Portal by clicking on the ‘New Registration‘ button.
  • Read the guidelines carefully and fill in all the details to complete the registration.
  • After successful registration, the applicants will receive an application ID and password on their registered mobile number.
  • Now, candidates need to log in to the NSP Portal using their application ID and password to fill the Pragati application form.
  • The applicants will be asked to change their password (a mandatory step).
  • Thereafter, the applicants are required to fill the scholarship application form.
  • The candidates must upload scanned copies of the required documents and submit the application form.

Pragati Scholarship 2023-24 – Selection Process

The applicants for the AICTE Pragati Scholarship are selected based on merit displayed by them in the qualifying examination for admission into the technical course of an AICTE-approved college/institution.

  • While selecting the candidates for the disbursal of the Pragati Scholarship, 15% of the total seats are reserved for SC, 7.5% for ST, and 27% for OBC candidates.

Pragati Scholarship 2023-24 – Terms and Conditions

There are a few terms and conditions that the candidates should keep in mind. Find the Pragati Scholarship terms and conditions highlighted below.

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  • Only the students who have taken admission in the first year of their degree/diploma program in the current academic year can apply for this scholarship.
  • The scanned copies of the applicant’s passport-size photo and signature must be uploaded in JPG/JPEG format while filling the application form. The file size of the photo should not be more than 200 kb and the signature should not be more than 50 kb.
  • Students admitted through the management quota are not eligible to apply for the AICTE Pragati Scholarship.
  • Applicants must have a general savings account in a bank. They cannot use FRILL/Minor/Joint account.
  • Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) is used to directly transfer the scholarship amount into the selected candidate’s bank account.
  • The scholarships for degrees and diplomas are transferable in the event of non-availability of eligible applicants in any of the degree/diploma level programme.

Pragati Scholarship – Contact Details

In case of any query regarding the AICTE Pragati Scholarship, the applicants can send their queries through email at:

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Pragati Scholarship – FAQs

What is the AICTE Pragati Scholarship for Girls?

The AICTE Pragati Scholarship for Girls is an initiative by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to support girl students pursuing technical education at the diploma/degree level. It aims to provide financial assistance for their advancement in the field.

Who is eligible for the scholarship?

The applicants must be girl students admitted to the first year of a diploma/degree course or the second year through lateral entry at AICTE-approved institutions to be eligible for this scholarship. They should also have a family income of less than ₹8,00,000 per annum.

How much scholarship amount is provided?

Under this scheme, the selected students will receive ₹50,000 per annum for every year of study, up to a maximum of 3 years for students admitted to the first year and a maximum of 2 years for students admitted through lateral entry.

What documents are required to apply for AICTE Pragati Scholarship?

The documents required to apply for this scholarship include marksheets of Class 10 and 12, a valid income certificate, admission letter, a certificate from the institute, a tuition fee receipt, bank account passbook, caste certificate (if applicable), Aadhaar card, and a duly signed declaration by parents confirming the accuracy of the information provided.


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