Saksham Scholarship Scheme

Submitted by shahrukh on Fri, 08/04/2022 - 14:52
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Highlights
  • AICTE will provide the following financial assistance as a yearly scholarship to all eligible students under Saksham Scholarship Scheme :-
    • Scholarship of Rs. 50,000/- per Year.
    • Time Period of Scholarship is Maximum 4 Years for Degree Course and 3 Years for Diploma Course.
Customer Care
  • Saksham Scholarship Scheme Helpline Number :- 011-29581118.
  • Saksham Scholarship Scheme Helpdesk Email :- saksham@aicte-india.org.
  • AICTE Helpline Number :- 011-26131497.
  • AICTE Helpdesk Email :- ms@aicte-india.org.
  • National Scholarship Portal Helpline Number :- 0120-6619540.
  • National Scholarship Portal Helpdesk Email :- helpdesk@nsp.gov.in.
Overview Of The Scheme
Name of Scheme Saksham Scholarship Scheme
Number of Scholarship All Eligible Specially-Abled/ Specially Challenged Students.
Amount of Scholarship Rs. 50,000/- per Year.
Period of Scholarship
  • Maximum 4 years for Degree Students.
  • Maximum 3 years for Diploma Students.
Nodal Agency All India Council for Technical Education.
Nodal Ministry Ministry of Education.
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Mode of Apply Through Saksham Scholarship Scheme Online Application Form.

Introduction

  • Saksham Scholarship Scheme is a centrally funded scholarship for disable students.
  • This scheme is implemented by All India Council for Technical Education.
  • It mainly focuses on the Specially Abled/ Specially Challenged Students.
  • The main objective behind starting Saksham Scholarship Scheme is to provide financial assistance to Physically Challenged Students so that they can completed their higher education.
  • This Scheme is also called "Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Specially Abled Students".
  • Per Year Scholarship will be provided to all Specially Challenged/ Specially Able Students studying in AICTE recognised institution.
  • Rs. 50,000/- per Year will be provided to all selected students under Saksham Scholarship Scheme.
  • Students can utilise this scholarship amount to pay their college fees, and to purchase study related items.
  • Only Physically Challenge/ Disabled Students whose disability percentage is more than 40% are eligible to get scholarship under Saksham Scholarship Scheme.
  • Degree Students will get Scholarship for Maximum of 4 Years.
  • And Diploma Students will get Scholarship of Maximum of 3 Years.
  • Those Students are only eligible whose family annual income is less than Rs. 8,00,000/- per year.
  • Application For 2023-2024 is open to apply for Saksham Scholarship Scheme till 31-01-2024.
  • Eligible Students can apply for Saksham Scholarship Scheme on or before 31st of January 2024.
  • Online Application Form of Saksham Scholarship Scheme is available on National Scholarship Portal.

Benefits of Scheme

  • AICTE will provide the following financial assistance as a yearly scholarship to all eligible students under Saksham Scholarship Scheme :-
    • Scholarship of Rs. 50,000/- per Year.
    • Time Period of Scholarship is Maximum 4 Years for Degree Course and 3 Years for Diploma Course.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students should be Differently-Abled/ Specially Challenged.
  • The Disability Percentage of Student should be equal to or more than 40 percent.
  • Family Income of Student should not be more than Rs. 8 Lakh per Year.
  • Student taking admission in UG Degree Level Course or Diploma Level Course in AICTE approved institutions.
  • First Year Student or Second Year Student (admitted through lateral entry) are Eligible.
  • The Educational Institution of the student should be recognised by AICTE.
  • Candidate should not be a beneficiary of any of the Central/ State/ AICTE approved scholarship.

Documents Required

How to Apply

  • Eligible Students can apply for yearly scholarship under Saksham Scholarship Scheme through Online Application Form.
  • Online Application Form of Saksham Scholarship Scheme is available on National Scholarship Portal.
  • Student has to register themselves first by clicking on New Registration.
  • Fill the following details in Saksham Scholarship Scheme Registration Form :-
    • 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.
  • Click on Register after filling all the details.
  • With log in credential given to by the portal, Log in to submit the application.
  • Select Saksham Scholarship Scheme, fill all the required details and click on submit the application.
  • The application will be scrutinised 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.
  • The last day to apply for Saksham Scholarship Scheme is 31st of January 2024.
  • Eligible Students can apply for yearly assistance as a scholarship under Saksham Scholarship Scheme on or before 31-01-204.
  • Saksham Scholarship Scheme is subject to renewal, so candidate have to renew their applications every year.

Features of the Scheme

  • Saksham Scholarship Scheme is available only once in a year.
  • Aadhar Number is must to Apply, No application will be accepted without Aadhar Card.
  • If candidate drop out the course in between, she will not eligible for further scholarship.
  • Saksham Scholarship available only for Specially abled/ Specially challenged students who are studying in AICTE recognised institutions.
  • There are no fixed number of seats in this scholarship.
  • All eligible candidates, irrespective of their number will be provided scholarship under Saksham Scholarship Scheme.
  • Students 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 in technical courses and technical diploma are eligible for scholarship.
  • List of short listed 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 Students 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 is needed to be attached while availing the benefits of the scheme.

Important Forms

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Contact Details

  • Saksham Scholarship Scheme Helpline Number :- 011-29581118.
  • Saksham Scholarship Scheme Helpdesk Email :- saksham@aicte-india.org.
  • AICTE Helpline Number :- 011-26131497.
  • AICTE Helpdesk Email :- ms@aicte-india.org.
  • National Scholarship Portal Helpline 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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