PG Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST 2022-23

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EligibilitySC/ST students studying in 1st year of Professional Courses at PG level
AwardUp to INR 7,800 per month for the duration of PG course

About the Program


Last Updated On : 05-12-2022   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

PG Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST 2022-23 is an initiative for candidates pursuing a postgraduate course in professional subjects. The scholarship is being offered by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India. The scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to the students from the deprived section of society and provide them with an opportunity to undertake postgraduate level studies in Professional subjects like Engineering & Technology, Management, Pharmacy etc. in Indian Universities/Institutions/Colleges. The selected candidates under M.E./M.Tech. course will receive INR 7,800 per month for the duration of the PG course and students pursuing other courses will receive INR 4,500 per month.

  • PG Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST 2022-23

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • belong to the SC/ST category
    • be pursuing a professional course at the postgraduate level 
    • be studying in any of the following Institutions/Colleges/Universities:
      • Universities/Institutions/Colleges included under section 2(f) & and12(B) of UGC Act
      • Deemed to be Universities included under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 and are eligible to receive grants-in-aid from UGC
      • Universities/Institutions/College funded by Central/State Government
      • Institutes of National Importance


    Note - The candidates pursuing a postgraduate course in professional subjects through correspondence or in Distance Education mode are not eligible to receive financial assistance under this scheme.


    The selected candidates under M.E./M.Tech. course will receive INR 7,800 per month for the duration of the PG course and students pursuing other courses will receive INR 4,500 per month.

    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
Last Date for Defect Verification: 15th January 2023
Last Date for Institute Verification: 15th January 2023

Selection Criteria

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

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Terms and Conditions
  • No scholarship will be awarded to the students who didn't get promoted to the next class/level.
  • Change in course of study will not be permitted.
  • The tenure of the award is for two/three years depending upon the period of the postgraduate course and not for an extended period of study.
  • The scholarship granted under the scheme will be renewed during the period of the first-year postgraduate course subject to good conduct and maintenance of prescribed attendance.
  • The scholarship will be renewed for the next year of study on receipt of an annual progress report to be granted by the administrative head of the University/Institution/College.
  • The scholarship of a student will be cancelled in case of discontinuation of studies due to personal reasons or in case of false information provided in the online application.

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

s akhil on 13-Jan-2022

Dear Studnet,

Yes, this scholarship is open for candidates belonging to the SC/ST category who are pursuing the first year of a professional course at the postgraduate level during the current academic year.

Team Buddy4study. 


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