Saksham Scholarship Scheme

Prime Minister of India
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Highlights
  1. Rs. 50,000/- scholarship per year for Specially-abled students.
  2. No fix seats, all eligible students can avail the benefit.
  3. No documentary proof need to be attach while availing the benefit of scheme.
Customer Care
  1. Saksham Help Desk :- 011-29581118.
  2. Email for Query :- saksham@aicte-india.org.
  3. AICTE Help Desk :- 011-26131497.
  4. AICTE Email :- ms@aicte-india.org.
  5. National Scholarship Portal Help Desk Number :- 0120 - 6619540.
  6. Email :- help desk@nsp.gov.in.
Overview Of The Scheme
Name of the Scheme Saksham Scholarship Scheme
Number of Scholarship All eligible Specially-abled/Specially Challenged students.
Amount of Scholarship Rs. 50,000/- per annum per year.
Period of Scholarship
  • Maximum 4 years for Degree Students.
  • Maximum 3 years for Diploma Students.
Eligibility Only Specially-abled/Specially-challenged students are eligible
Objective Financial support to specially-abled students to study further.
Nodal Agency All India Council for Technical Education.
Nodal Ministry Ministry of Education.
Mode of Applying Only Online Mode Available through National Scholarship Portal.

Introduction

  • Saksham Scholarship Scheme is a 100% centrally funded scheme.
  • It is implemented by All India Council for Technical Education.
  • This scheme is focuses on the Specially-abled/Specially challenged students.
  • Its main aim to provide financial assistance to Specially abled/Specially Challenged students so that they can pursue their higher education.
  • Scholarship is provided to all eligible Specially-abled/Specially Challenged students every year.
  • The Scholarship amount given to student is Rs. 50,000/- per annum for every year of study.
  • The maximum time period of the scholarship is 4 years for Degree Students.
  • The maximum time period of the scholarship is 3 years for Diploma Students.

Eligibility Conditions

For Degree Level Course
  • Differently-abled/Specially Challenged students are eligible.
  • Disability should be equal to or more than 40 percent.
  • Family income from all sources should not exceed Rs. 8 lakh per annum.
  • Student taking admission in UG Degree Level course in AICTE approved institutions.
  • First year student or Second year student (admitted through lateral entry) of Degree Course are eligible.
  • The educational institution of the student should be recognized by AICTE.
  • Candidate should not be a beneficiary of any of the Central/State/AICTE approved scholarship.
For Diploma Level Course
  • Differently-abled/Specially Challenged students are eligible.
  • Disability should be equal to or more than 40 percent.
  • Family income from all sources should not exceed Rs. 8 lakh per annum.
  • Student taking admission in Diploma Level course in AICTE approved institutions.
  • First year students or Second year student (admitted through lateral entry) of Diploma Course are eligible.
  • The educational institution of the student should be recognized by AICTE.
  • Candidate should not be a beneficiary of any of the Central/State/AICTE approved scholarship.

Document required

How to Apply

  • The only mode to apply for this scheme is through National Scholarship Portal.
  • Candidate have to register themselves first by clicking on New Registration.
  • Candidate have to fill required details :-
    • State of Domicile.
    • Scholarship category whether pre-matric or post matric.
    • Name.
    • Scheme Type.
    • Date of Birth.
    • Gender.
    • Mobile Number.
    • Email Id.
    • Bank IFSC Code.
    • Bank Account Number.
    • Aadhar Number.
  • After Filling all the necessary details, click on Register.
  • With log in credential given to you by portal, Log in to submit your application.
  • Select Saksham scheme, fill all the required details and click on submit the application.
  • The application will be scrutinized by the institution where the student is studying and also by the technical education department of the State/UT where the student resides and then the selected candidate list will be available on the AICTE Portal.
  • This scheme is subject to renewal, so candidate have to renew their applications every year.

Features of the Scheme

  • This scheme is available only once in a year.
  • Aadhar number is mandatory for applying for this scheme.
  • No application will be accepted without valid Aadhar Card.
  • If candidate drop out the course in between, she will not eligible for further scholarship.
  • Scholarship available only for Specially abled/Specially challenged students who are studying in AICTE recognized institutions.
  • The candidate should not be a beneficiary of any Central/State/AICTE scholarship.
  • There are no fixed number of seats in this scholarship.
  • All eligible candidates, irrespective of their number, will be provided scholarship under this scheme.
  • Candidate can avail the benefit of the scheme only in the first and second year of their course.
  • Scholarship amount will be paid to student to assist them for the payment of :-
    • College Fee.
    • Computer Purchase.
    • Stationary.
    • Books.
    • Equipment.
    • Software Purchase etc.
  • No additional grant for hostel fees or medical fees will be paid under this scheme.
  • Differently-abled/Specially Challenged Students studying technical courses and technical diploma are eligible for scholarship.
  • List of short listed candidates will be available on the AICTE web portal.
  • The method for converting CGPA into percentage is by multiplying CGPA with 9.5. (CGPA × 9.5).
  • The amount of scholarship directly paid to the candidate in their bank accounts.
  • If student fail to promote to the next class, their scholarship will be forfeited.
  • It is mandatory to upload promotion certificate of the course at the time of renewal of scholarship application.
  • No documentary proof need to be attached while availing the benefits of the scheme.

Important Links

Contact Details

  • Saksham Help Desk :- 011-29581118.
  • Email for Query :-saksham@aicte-india.org.
  • AICTE Help Desk :- 011-26131497.
  • AICTE Email :- ms@aicte-india.org.
  • National Scholarship Portal Help Desk Number :-  0120 - 6619540.
  • Email :- helpdesk@nsp.gov.in.
  • Address :- Student Development Cell (StDC) All India Council for Technical Education.
    Vasant Kunj, Nelson Mandela Marg New Delhi- 110070.
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