Pragati Scholarship Scheme

Submitted by shahrukh on Thu, 07/04/2022 - 13:32
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Highlights
  • Girl Students will get the below mentioned financial assistance as yealy scholarship under Pragati Scholarship Scheme of AICTE :-
    • Scholarship of Rs. 50,000/- per Year.
    • Scholarship will be Provided Maximum of 3 Years for Technical Diploma Course.
    • Scholarship will be Provided Maximum of 4 Years for Technical Degree Course.
Customer Care
  • Pragati Scholarship Scheme Helpline Number :- 011-29581118.
  • Pragati Scholarship Scheme Helpdesk Email :- pragati@aicte-india.org.
  • AICTE Help Desk :- 011-26131497.
  • AICTE Helpdesk Email :- ms@aicte-india.org.
  • National Scholarship Portal Help Desk Number :- 0120-6619540.
  • National Scholarship Portal Helpdesk Email :- helpdesk@nsp.gov.in.
Overview Of The Scheme
Name of Scheme Pragati Scholarship Scheme
Number of Scholarship
  • 5,000 Seats for Technical Degree Students.
  • 5,000 Seats for Technical Diploma Students.
Amount of Scholarship Rs. 50,000/- per per year.
Period of Scholarship
  • Maximum 4 years for Technical Degree Students.
  • Maximum 3 years for Technical Diploma Students.
Eligibility Two Girl Students per Family are Eligible.
Nodal Agency All India Council for Technical Education.
Nodal Ministry Ministry of Education.
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Mode of Apply Through Pragati Scholarship Scheme Online Application Form.

Introduction

  • Indian Government runs lots of scholarship scheme to encourage girl students to complete their basic education and pursue for higher one.
  • Pragati Scholarship Scheme is also one of the major educational reform scholarship scheme for girl students.
  • All India Council for Technical Education is the implementing agency of this scheme.
  • The main objective of starting Pragati Scholarship Scheme is to encourage Girl Students to pursue and complete their higher education without thinking about the financial burden.
  • This Scheme is also known by some other name i.e., "Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girl Students".
  • Yearly Financial Assistance as a Scholarship for higher education will be provided to all eligible girl students under Pragati Scholarship Scheme.
  • Rs. 50,000/- per year of scholarship will be provided for the expenses of college fees, purchasing of books, computer and other study related items.
  • 10,000 Girl Students per year will get financial assistance as a yearly scholarship for their education under Pragati Scholarship Scheme.
  • 5,000 Seats is for Degree Students and 5,000 Seats is for Diploma Students.
  • Only those Girls are eligible to avail the benefit of Pragati Scholarship Scheme who are pursuing their higher education in Technical Degree Course or in Technical Diploma Course.
  • Technical Degree Course Girl Students will get Scholarship for maximum of 4 years.
  • And Technical Diploma Course Girl Students will get Scholarship for maximum of 3 Years.
  • Girl Students can apply for yearly scholarship under Pragati Scholarship Scheme by filling Online Application Form which is available on National Scholarship Portal.
  • The last date to apply for Pragati Scholarship Scheme is 31-01-2024.
  • Girl Students can apply for Pragati Scholarship Scheme on or before 31st of January 2024.

Benefits

  • Girl Students will get the below mentioned financial assistance as yearly scholarship under Pragati Scholarship Scheme of AICTE :-
    • Scholarship of Rs. 50,000/- per Year.
    • Scholarship will be Provided Maximum of 3 Years for Technical Diploma Course.
    • Scholarship will be Provided Maximum of 4 Years for Technical Degree Course.

Eligibility Conditions

  • Only Girl Students are Eligible to Apply.
  • Scholarship will be Provided to Two Girls in a Family.
  • The Annual Income of Girl Student should not be more than Rs. 8 lakh per year.
  • Girl Student taking admission in Technical Degree Course or Technical Diploma Course are Eligible.
  • First Year Student or Second Year Student (admitted through lateral entry) are Eligible.
  • The Educational Institution of the Girl Student should be recognised by AICTE.
  • Girl Student should not be a beneficiary of any of the Central/ State/ AICTE sponsored scholarship.

Document Required

How to Apply

  • Eligible Girl Students can apply for Scholarship under Pragati Scholarship Scheme through Online Application Form.
  • Online Application Form of Pragati Scholarship Scheme is available National Scholarship Portal.
  • Girl Students has to register themselves first by clicking on New Registration.
  • Fill the following details in the Registration Form of Pragati Scholarship Scheme :-
    • State of Domicile.
    • Scholarship category whether Pre Matric or Post Matric.
    • Name of Girl Student.
    • Scheme Type.
    • Date of Birth.
    • Gender.
    • Mobile Number.
    • Email Id.
    • Bank IFSC Code.
    • Bank Account Number.
    • Aadhar Number.
  • After filling all the above mentioned details, click on Register.
  • Log in to submit your pragati scholarship scheme application with received ID and Password.
  • Select Pragati Scholarship Scheme from scheme list, fill all the details, upload all the documents and click on submit button to submit the application.
  • Application Form of Pragati Scholarship Scheme and Documents will be scrutinised by the institution where the girl student is studying and also by the technical education department of the State/ UT where the girl student resides and then the selected girl student list will be available on the AICTE Portal.
  • Pragati Scholarship Scheme is subject to renewal, so girl student have to renew their application every year.
  • Application for the year 2023-2024 of Pragati Scholarship Scheme is live till 31-01-2024.
  • Eligible Girl Students can apply for yearly scholarship under Pragati Scholarship Scheme on or before 31st of January 2024.

Selection Procedure

For Technical Degree Level Course

  • Selection for Pragati Scholarship will be done on the basis of merit of qualifying examination i.e. 12th or equivalent examination.
  • In case there is a tie on the basis of qualifying marks, the following procedure will be followed to break ties :-
    • Girl Student who has higher marks in 10th will be ranked higher.
    • In case 10th marks does not break tie, then the older age girl student will be ranked higher.

For Technical Diploma Level Course

  • Girl Students will be selected for Pragati Scholarship through merit of qualifying examination to pursue the Technical Diploma Course.
  • Qualifying examination for Diploma course is Class 10th.
  • In case of tie on qualifying marks, the following procedure will be followed to break ties :-
    • Girl Student of elder age will be ranked higher.
    • If age does not resolve the tie, then the girl student with lower annual family income will be ranked higher.

Features of the Scheme

  • Pragati Scholarship Scheme is available only once in a year.
  • Aadhar number is must to apply for scholarship.
  • If girl student drop out the course in between, she will not eligible for further scholarship.
  • Scholarship available only for those girl students who are studying in AICTE recognised institutions.
  • Girl Student should not be a beneficiary of any Central/ State/ AICTE scholarship.
  • 10,000 scholarship seats are available for the eligible girls candidates every year.
  • Out of 10,000/- seats, 5,000/- is for Technical Degree Course and 5,000/- is for Technical Diploma Course.
  • Girl Student 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.
    • Stationary.
    • Books.
    • Equipment.
    • Computer Purchase.
    • Desktop.
    • Software Purchase etc.
  • No additional grant for hostel fees or medical fees will be paid under Pragati Scholarship Scheme.
  • Mode of selection will be purely on merit basis.
  • Girls Students studying technical courses and technical diploma are eligible for scholarship
  • List of short listed girl students 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 girl 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.
  • Reservation provided to candidate is as per Government of India norms.

State Wise Distribution of Scholarship Seats

  • Distribution of Scholarship Seats of Pragati Scholarship Scheme according to the State are as follows :-
    State/UT No. of Scholarship
    in Degree Course
    No. Of Scholarship
    in Diploma Course
    Andhra Pradesh 566 318
    Bihar 52 84
    Chandigarh (UT) 50 50
    Chhattisgarh 62 62
    Delhi (NCT) 50 50
    Goa 50 50
    Gujarat 219 284
    Haryana 134 191
    Himachal Pradesh 50 50
    Jharkhand 50 67
    Karnataka 398 365
    Kerala 196 109
    Madhya Pradesh 285 192
    Maharashtra 553 624
    Odisha 134 205
    Puducherry (UT) 50 50
    Punjab 124 208
    Rajasthan 152 170
    Tamil Nadu 800 700
    Telangana 424 206
    Uttar Pradesh 422 700
    Uttarakhand 50 81
    West Bengal 129 184
    Total 5,000 5,000

List of States Whose all Eligible Applications will be Accepted

  • Apart from the fix 5,000 seats, Scholarship under Pragati Scholarship Scheme will be provided to all eligible girls students applying from the State and Union Territory mentioned in the table below :-
    State/ UT Number Of Scholarship
    Andaman and Nicobar Island (UT)
    All Eligible Girl Students
    Dadra and Nagar Haveli &
    Daman and Diu (UT)
    Jammu and Kashmir (UT)
    Ladakh (UT)
    Lakshadweep (UT)
    Arunachal Pradesh
    Assam
    Manipur
    Meghalaya
    Mizoram
    Nagaland
    Sikkim
    Tripura

Important Forms

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Contact Details

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