NSP Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2021-22

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EligibilityDisabled Students of Class 9 and 10
AwardMaintenance Allowance, Book Grant, and Disability Allowance

About the Program


NSP Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2021-22 is an initiative for physically challenged students of Class 9 and 10. The key objective of the scholarship is to support the students with disabilities for their studies and prepare them to earn their livelihood and find a dignified place for themselves in society.

  • NSP Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2021-22

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • Be a regular full-time student of Class 9 or 10 in government or recognized school
    • Have more than 40% disability and a valid certificate for the same
    • Have an annual family income of less than INR 2.50 lakh from all the sources

    The selected scholars will receive the following benefits -

    • Maintenance Allowance for 12 months in an academic year (for hostellers): INR 800 per month
    • Maintenance Allowance for 12 months in an academic year (for day scholars): INR 500 per month
    • Book Grant (for both hostellers and day scholars): INR 1,000 per annum
    • Disability allowance is as follows -
      • Visually impaired: INR 4,000 per annum
      • Hearing-impaired: INR 2,000 per annum
      • Physically disabled: INR 2,000 per annum
      • Intellectual disability: INR 4,000 per annum
      • All other types of disability: INR 2,000 per annum
    • Photo of the applicant
    • Certificate of previous academic mark sheet
    • Fee receipt of current course year
    • Age proof certificate
    • Income certificate of the family
    • Bank account details
    • Disability certificate
    How can you apply?

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

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below. 
    Step 2: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking, and 'Continue'. 
    Step 3: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category (Pre Matric), scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant's name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID.
    Step 4: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
    Step 5: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
    Step 6: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
    Step 7: Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
    Step 8: An application ID and password will be generated. Use that 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 lead to the cancellation of the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship Closing Date: 31st December 2021
Last Date for Defect Verification: 15th January 2022
Last Date for Institute Verification: 15th January 2022

Selection Criteria

The following factors will be taken into consideration for selecting the scholars -

  • Fulfillment of eligibility conditions
  • Number of slots available to the State
  • Recommendation of the State Education Department
  • Academic merit of the candidate in the qualifying examination


Note: In the case of tie-in marks obtained by the students, the selection will be based on the percentage of disability. Furthermore, if a tie still prevails, the age will be taken into consideration and the older candidate will get the preference. 

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Terms and Conditions
  • 50% of the total scholarships are reserved for the female candidates. However, in case of the adequate number of female students are not available, the unutilised slots can be utilised by the suitable male candidates. 
  • Not more than two children with disabilities of the same parents can avail benefits under this scheme. 
  • The final selection of the candidates will be done by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities based on the recommendations of the concerned state government department. 
  • The amount of scholarship will be directly transferred into the bank account of the beneficiary through PFMS. 

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by August, 2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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