AICTE – Swanath Scholarship Scheme (Technical Diploma/Degree) 2022-23

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EligibilityStudents pursuing Technical diploma/degree course
AwardUp to INR 50,000 per annum

About the Program


Last Updated On : 02-12-2022   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

AICTE – Swanath Scholarship Scheme (Technical Diploma/Degree) 2022-23 is an initiative for COVID-19 impacted students/orphans/Wards of Armed Forces and Central Paramilitary Forces martyred in action (Shaheed) pursuing a technical degree/diploma courses from recognized institutions. The scheme is being implemented by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The aim of this scholarship is to promote technical education by offering financial assistance to students for the continuation of their studies. The selected students will be awarded up to INR 50,000 per annum. 

  • AICTE – Swanath Scholarship Scheme (Technical Diploma/Degree) 2022-23

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • be a COVID-19 impacted ward i.e., either or both parents died due to COVID 19 OR 
    • be a ward of Armed Forces and Central Paramilitary Forces martyred in action (Shaheed)
    • have a family income of less than INR 8 lakh per annum
    • be currently studying in the AICTE-approved institutions and courses at degree/diploma level in regular mode (in 1st/2nd/3rd/4th year)
    • be not be a recipient of any of the Central Govt./State Govt./AICTE sponsored scholarships

    The eligible candidates will receive INR 50,000 per annum for every year of study as a lump sum amount towards payment of college fees, purchase of computer, stationeries, books, equipment, software, etc. No other additional grant will be payable in lieu of hostel charges and medical charges etc.


    Note - In case a student is currently studying in the 2nd /3rd/4th year at degree level the duration of the scholarship will be reduced to 3/2/1 year respectively. Similarly, for students currently studying in the 2nd /3rd year at diploma level, the duration of the scholarship will be reduced to 2/1 year respectively.

    • Bonafide Certificate issued by the institution.
    • Class 12/equivalent and Class 10 marksheet
    • Category Certificate (SC/ST/OBC-NCL)
    • Current year income certificate issued by Competent Authority [For Wards of Armed Forces and Central Paramilitary Forces martyred in action (Shaheed)]
    • Death Certificate of Father/Mother or both explicitly mentioning that the death was due to COVID -19 [For Candidates whose either or both Parents Died due to COVID 19]
    • Death Certificates of both Father & Mother (if available) [For Orphan Candidates]
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through the following steps -

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' link below. 
    Step 2: Navigate to 'Applicant Corner'and click on 'New Registration'.
    Step 3: Now click on 'Click here for other Scholarship Schemes hosted on NSP for AY 2022-23'.
    Step 4: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking, and 'Continue'
    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.
    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.

Important Dates

Scholarship Closing Date: 31st December 2022

Selection Criteria

The selection of candidates will be carried out solely on the basis of merit of qualifying examination to pursue the degree/diploma course from any of the AICTE-approved institutions i.e. on the basis of percentage of marks obtained in Class 12/equivalent examination.

Method of Resolving ties - 

  • Percentage of Marks in Class 10 examination: In case the qualifying examination percentile does not break ties then higher percentage of marks in the Class 10 examination will be ranked higher.
  • Age: In case the Class 10 examination percentile does not break ties then the candidate of elder age will be ranked higher.
  • Annual family income: If the above methods do not break ties then the candidate with a lower annual family income will be ranked higher.
Terms and Conditions
  • The student who fails 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 period 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.
  • An aadhaar number is mandatory for applying for this scheme. Applications will not be accepted without the aadhaar number of the candidate.
  • For converting Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) to percentage, multiplying factor will be 9.5 i.e. to convert the CGPA into 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.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by July, 2023. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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