AICTE-Saksham Scholarship Scheme 2023-24

Follow this page to get timely alerts on
  • Latest announcement about this scholarship
  • Updates on scholarship deadline extension
  • Notification of scholarship result declaration
Add appropriate tags
EligibilityDifferently-abled students pursuing degree/diploma course
AwardUp to ₹50,000 per annum (till course completion)

About the Program


Last Updated On : 11-01-2024   Posted By : Disha Bhatt

AICTE-Saksham Scholarship Scheme 2023-24 is an initiative of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) under the Ministry of Education for differently-abled students admitted to the first year of technical degree/diploma courses in any of the AICTE-approved institutions. This scheme aims to encourage and support specially-abled children to pursue technical education. The selected candidates will be awarded ₹50,000 per annum for every year of study.

Source: All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) 

  • AICTE-Saksham Scholarship Scheme 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • be an Indian national
    • be a specially-abled student having a disability of not less than 40%
    • be admitted to the first or second year of degree/diploma level course through lateral entry in any of the AICTE-approved institutions of the respective year
    • have a family income of less than ₹8,00,000 per annum

    All eligible specially-abled students will receive ₹50,000 for every year of study as a lump sum amount towards payment of college fees, purchase of computers, books, stationeries, software, equipment, etc.

    Note - No other additional grant will be payable in lieu of hostel charges and medical charges, etc.

    • Marksheet 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
    • Disability certificate issued by the competent authority
    • Receipt of tuition fee
    • Bank account passbook seeded with the Aadhaar card indicating the applicant's photograph, account number, and IFSC code
    • Caste certificate (applicable for SC, ST, or OBC candidates)
    • Aadhaar card
    • Duly signed declaration by the parents confirming the accuracy of information provided in the application form 
    How can you apply?

    Eligible students can apply for the scholarship through the following steps:

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' link below. 
    Step 2: Click on the 'Register' button and fill in the required registration details. (Note: If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email ID).
    Step 3: Navigate to 'Applicant Corner'and click on 'New Registration' tab.
    Step 4: Read the details carefully, tick the checkbox and click on the 'Continue' button. 
    Step 5: Enter mobile number, captcha code, and OTP, then submit.  
    Step 6: Fill in the required details and click on 'Save & Register' to complete the registration process. 
    Step 7: Now click on the 'Fresh Application' tab and log in using the application ID and password.
    Step 8: Fill in the required details, upload the necessary documents, and submit the application.

    Note:- All the applicants are advised to fill out the form correctly; no changes can be made once it is submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill out only one application, as multiple applications will cancel the form.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 31st January 2024

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be selected based on the fulfilment of the eligibility criteria.

Terms and Conditions
  • Students failing to get promoted to the next class/level would forfeit the scholarship.
  • The scholarship will be renewed for the next year of study on receipt of renewal through National Scholarship Portal by submitting a passing certificate/marksheet with a letter from the Head of the Institution on the online portal.
  • The gap between the year of passing the qualifying examination and the session of admission in the diploma course should not be more than two years.
  • Incomplete applications will be summarily rejected. Only verified online applications will be considered for the award of scholarship.
  • The scholarship will not be awarded to a candidate who failed/dropped out in a subsequent year.
  • For converting the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) to a percentage, multiplying factor will be 9.5 i.e. to convert the CGPA into a percentage; CGPA X 9.5 will give the percentage.
  • In case both CGPA & total marks are given in the marksheet, total marks will be considered for determining the percentage.

Note:- For detailed information, kindly refer to the 'Scholarship Guidelines'.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by October, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

Meanwhile, browse our featured scholarships and other related scholarships while you wait for the launch of this scholarship.


1. Source of Information: Buddy4Study app compiles details on scholarships/fellowships from government websites and private scholarship sources. Links to the official sources accompany each listing detail pages.

2. Non-affiliation: The Buddy4Study app is not associated with any government entity in India or elsewhere. When featuring government scholarships, we rely on publicly accessible information from central and state government websites in India.

Featured Scholarships

Education Loan

Ask your question and our scholarship support will get back to you?

All the information provided here is for reference purpose only. While we strive to list all scholarships for benefit of students, Buddy4Study does not guarantee the accuracy of the data published here. For official information, please refer to the official website. read more