30 November 2017 15 December 2017
AICTE Saksham Scholarship 2017-18 for Differently Abled Persons under Saksham Scholarship Scheme has been launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development through All India Institute of Technical Education (AICTE). The last date for submission of the application for the 2017-18 Batch of AICTE Saksham Scholarship is 15 December 2017. Therefore, the candidates are suggested to apply on or before the due date.
Eligibility: The scholarship will be awarded to differently abled students for pursuing technical education in AICTE approved Institutions in India at Diploma and Degree level.
Number of Scholarships: The Saksham Scholarship Scheme was launched on 11 November 2014, and about 1000 scholarships are distributed under the scheme.
Reservation: Candidates applying for the Saksham scholarship will get the benefit of reservation as per the following criteria:
|AICTE Saksham Scholarship Application Starts||17 October 2017|
|AICTE Saksham Scholarship the Last Date to apply||30 November Extended to 15 December 2017|
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|Class/ Age||Disabled Students|
Disability Status: Candidates having more than 40% disability are eligible for Saksham Scholarship.
Educational Qualification: Students admitted to the first year in Diploma or Degree Course under any of the AICTE approved institutions for the sessions 2017-18 are eligible for the scholarship.
Annual Family Income: Their annual family income should be less than Rs 6 lakhs.
No. of Scholarships to be given: Around 1000 students will be selected under Saksham Scholarship Scheme. Where 500 Scholarships will be given to Degree students and 500 Scholarships will be awarded to Diploma students.
Tuition Fees: Saksham Scholarship awardees will be given Rs 30,000 per person or the actual tuition fee, whichever is less.
Incidental Allowance: They will also be awarded Rs 2000 for a period of 10 months in a year as incidentals/contingency allowance.
The candidates willing to make application for the scholarship are required to make an online application for the scholarship. The details of the application process are as follow:
Application form: Online applications will be accepted for the Saksham Scholarship scheme. Candidates are required to use their email id to register for the scheme.
Click here to fill the online application form
Filling the required details: There are 6 sections in the application form named as Personal Details, Family & Income Details, Institute Details, Education Details, Bank Details and Attachments. Candidate should fill in all the relevant details to complete the application form.
Required Documents: Scanned copies of the following documents in JPG/PDF/PNG format are required to complete the online application process:
The selection of the candidates will be done by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) on the basis of the candidates merit in the Qualfying examination. The decision of selecting candidates will be final and request for re-examination will not be acknowledged under any circumstances.
All India Council for Technical Education-AICTE
Nelson Mandela Marg Vasant Kunj,