Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2017-18


  • Eligibility: Class 9 and 10
  • Benefits: Stipend, book grant and additional allowances

Here are some common questions about scholarship

Here are some common questions about scholarship

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is the eligibility criteria?

A1. To apply for the scholarship, a candidate must -

  1. Be a citizen of India.
  2. Have 40% disability or more.
  3. Be a regular, full-time student of class 9th or 10th in a government school or in a school recognised by Government.
  4. Have annual family income, from all sources, not more than INR 2,00,000 per annum.

Q2. What is the application process?

A2. The application can be completed online only by adopting the following simple steps –

Step 1- The students need to register through National Scholarship Portal.

Step 2- Existing users can login with their credentials; new users need to register themselves.

Step 3- Enter the Registration Details and fill the application form with academic details, personal details and save the form.

Step 4- Upload the essential documents and submit the form.

Q3. How many candidates will get the scholarship?

A3. 46000

Q4. What is the process of selection?

A4. The selection process involves consideration of the following factors –

  • Recommendations from State Education Department.
  • Merit (percentage of marks) secured by the candidate in the qualifying examination.
  • Number of slots available in that particular state.

Q5. What is the objective?

A5. The main aim of this scheme is to provide the opportunities for higher education to the students having more than 40% disability (medically certified by the authority of State Government or UTs).

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