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About AICTE Saksham Scholarship

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.

  • Only candidates having disability greater than 40% will be considered for the Saksham Scholarship.

Number of Scholarships: The Saksham Scholarship Scheme was launched on 11 November 2014, and about 1000 scholarships are distributed under the scheme.

  • 50% scholarships will be offered to students at Degree Level and the remaining to students at Diploma Level.

Reservation: Candidates applying for the Saksham scholarship will get the benefit of reservation as per the following criteria:

  • 7.5% Scheduled Tribe
  • 15% for Scheduled Caste
  • 27% for candidate belonging to Other Backward Classes.

AICTE Saksham Scholarship Dates


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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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AICTE Saksham Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Any
Region  All India
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.

  • The scholarship will not be offered to candidates admitted under management quota.

Annual Family Income: Their annual family income should be less than Rs 6 lakhs.

AICTE Saksham Scholarship Reward

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.

  • The scholarships will be divided equally among Diploma & Degree level students i.e. 50% for each.

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.

AICTE Saksham Scholarship Application form and Process

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:

  1. Candidate Photograph.
  2. Candidate Signature.
  3. SSC/10th Standard Mark sheet.
  4. HSC/12th Standard Mark sheet.
  5. Admission letter issued by the Centralized Admission Authority to first year Degree/Diploma courses for the academic year 2017-18.
  6. Annual Family Income Certificate as per Annexure-I (or) as per the State Government format issued by the Competent Authority of the State Government.
  7. Tuition fee paid receipt
  8. Scanned Copy of the first page of Bank Pass Book(Only Saving Bank Account in Candidate name) clearly indicating the following:
    • Name of Account holder (candidate) with Photograph
    • Name and Address of the Bank
    • IFSC Code of the Bank
    • Saving Bank Account Number of the account holder (candidate)
  9. Disability Certificate Issued by Competent Authority(Only for Physically Disabled Candidates having more than 40% disability)
  10. Caste Certificate for SC/ST/OBC category
  11. Certificate Issued by the Director/Principal/HOD as per Annexure-II
  12. Declaration by Parents as per Annexure - IV for Saksham Scholarship.
  13. Aadhaar Card (If Available).
  14. AADHAR seeded Bank Pass Book in the name of the student indicating Account number, IFSC code and Photograph

AICTE Saksham Scholarship Selection 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.

AICTE Saksham Scholarship Contact Details

All India Council for Technical Education-AICTE
Nelson Mandela Marg Vasant Kunj, 
New Delhi-110067

Website: www.aicte-india.org
Phone: 011-26131576-78,80

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