AICTE Pragati Scholarship for Girls 2019-20

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EligibilityGirl students studying in 1st year of technical courses
AwardUp to INR 30,000 and other benefits

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About the Program

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) invites applications for AICTE Pragati Scholarship for Girls 2019-20 from girl students studying in the first year of a technical diploma/degree (2019-20 batch) at an AICTE approved institution. The students who are already availing this scholarship can also apply for renewal of the same. The scholarship scheme aims to empower young girls with knowledge, skills and self-confidence so that they could contribute to the development process. Total 4,000 girl students will be awarded up to INR 30,000 as tuition fee reimbursement and other benefits. 

Scholarship Details
  • AICTE Pragati Scholarship for Girls 2019-20 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be a girl student
    • Be admitted to the 1st year of degree/diploma course in any of the AICTE approved institutions in 2019-20 through centralized admission process of the central/state government
    • Have a family income of less than INR 8 Lakhs per annum

    Note: Up to two girls per family are eligible for this scholarship.


    A total of 4000 girl students are awarded this scholarship every year combining of 2000 Degree and 2000 Diploma students. The selected students receive:

    • A tuition fee of INR 30,000 or actual, whichever is less
    • Incidental charges of INR 2,000 per month for a duration of 10 months every year 

    Note: In the case of tuition fee reimbursement/waiver, the students will get INR 30,000 for purchasing books, software, equipment, desktop, laptop, vehicle or fee for application of competitive examination.

    • Mark Sheet of class 10 and 12 (as applicable)
    • Annual family Income certificate for the previous financial year in the prescribed format issued by an official, not below the rank of Tahsildar
    • Admission letter for getting admission in a degree/diploma course issued by the Directorate of Technical Education
    • Certificate issued by the Director/Principal/Head of the Institute
    • Receipt of tuition fee
    • Bank account passbook seeded with the Aadhaar card indicating applicant's photograph, account number and IFSC code
    • Caste certificate (applicable for SC, ST or OBC candidates)
    • Aadhaar card
    • Duly signed declaration by parents confirming the accuracy of information provided in the application form 
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1Click here to visit the online application system.
    Step 2: Click on 'Register here' to register.   
    Step 3: Once registered, the candidates will receive a confirmation link via email on their registered email ID. 
    Step 4: Click on the email link to confirm registration. 
    Step 5Login using the registered email id and password. 
    Step 6: Fill the online application form carefully. 
    Step 7: Upload the required documents in the prescribed format. 
    Step 8: Finally, submit the application form. 

Important Dates

Application deadline: 01st December 2020

Selection Criteria
  • Candidates who have taken admission in an AICTE approved college/institution through Centralised Counseling Process (for government quota) are selected for Pragati Scholarship on the merit basis. 
  • 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.
Terms and Conditions
  • Students admitted through management quota are not eligible to apply for the AICTE Pragati Scholarship.
  • Applicants must have a general saving 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 degree and diploma are transferable in event of non-availability of eligible applicants in any of the degree/diploma level programme.
  • The scanned copies of the applicant’s passport size photo and signature must be uploaded in JPG/JPEG format. The file size of the photo should not be more than 200 kb and signature should not be more than 50 kb.

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Dimple Thapa on 03-Jun-2021

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If you fulfill all the other eligibility conditions of this scholarship, you can apply for it. Its applications for the academic year 2021-22 are expected to start in the month of August or September. Please save this page to get the latest updates. 

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