Organisation : Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (disabilityaffairs.gov.in)
Portal Name : National Scholarship Portal
Scholarship Name : Post-Matric Scholarship 2019-20
Applicable For : Students With Disabilities
Applicable States/UTs : All Over India
Application Deadline : 31-10-2019
Website : https://scholarships.gov.in/
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NSP Post-Matric Scholarship
Online applications are invited from the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities for Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities for the academic year 2019-20.
Related : National Scholarships Portal : www.scholarships.net.in/national-scholarships-portal
** A citizen of India
** A person with disability having not less than 40% disability and having a disability issued by any competent medical authority.
** Only those candidates who have passed the Matriculation or Higher Secondary or any higher examination of a recognized University or Board of Secondary Education will be eligible.
** Courses at the level of post-graduate degree/diploma/ certificate are also covered under this scheme.
** Candidates who after passing one stage of education are studying in the same stage of education in different subject e.g. B.Com. after B.A. in other subject will not be eligible.
** Students who pursue their studies through correspondence courses are also eligible. The term correspondence includes distant and continuing education.
** Scholarship will be paid to the students whose parents/ guardians’ income from all sources does not exceed Rs.2,50,000/- (Rupees two lakh fifty thousand only) per annum.
** Students studying in Class XI of the Higher Secondary School courses of the XII Class of the Multipurpose High School will not be eligible for it being a continuous school course.
How to Apply?
The scheme is implemented through National Scholarship Portal (NSP). Just follow the below steps to apply for the Post Matric Scholarship For Students With Disabilities 2019-20.
Step 1 : Go to the official website of National Scholarship Portal through the URL provided above.
Step 2 : Then Select Central Schemes tab and Click on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities link in the drop down list.
Step 3 : After that Click Apply link in the Post-Matric Scholarship For Students With Disabilities
Step 4 : It will redirect to the Login Page. Enter your Application Id, Password and Captcha for Login.
Step 5 : After Login to your account select the Scholarship scheme and fill the required details to apply for the scholarship.
Step 6 : If you are a New User then Click on the Register link in the Login Page.
Step 7 : Enter all required details for registration to get your user id and password.
Step 8 : After complete your application you will get a confirmation message to your registered email id & mobile number.
Value Of Scholarships
The value of Post-matric scholarship includes the following for complete duration of the course
(i) Maintenance allowance,
(ii) Additional allowance for students with disabilities, for the complete duration of the course, and
(iii) Reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees,
(iv) Study tour charges,
(v) Typing/printing charges for preparing Reports/projects,
(vi) Book allowance for students pursuing correspondence courses,
(vii) Book bank facility for specified courses,
Maintenance Allowance :
|Groups||Rate of Maintenance allowance (in Rupees per month)|
|Group I :
All PG Degree/Diploma Course recognised by UGC in any discipline. All Bachelor’s Degree courses in Medicine (Allopathic, Indian and other recognized systems of medicines), Engineering, Technology, Planning, Architecture, Design Fashion Technology, Agriculture, Veterinary & Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finance /Administration, Computer Science/Applications.
|Group II :
Professional Courses leading to Degree, Diploma, Certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B. Pharma), LLB, BFS, other para-medical branches like Rehabilitation, Diagnostics etc., Mass Communication, Hotel Management & Catering, Travel/Tourism/Hospitality Management, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Art, Financial Services (e.g. Banking, Insurance, Taxation etc.) for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2).
|Group III :
All other courses leading to a graduate degree not covered under Group I & II e.g. BA/B Sc/B Com etc.
|Group IV :
All post-matriculation level non degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class X), e.g. senior secondary certificate (class XI and XII); both general and vocational stream, ITI courses, 3 year diploma courses in Polytechnics, etc.
Additional Allowances :
A. Reader Allowance for blind Scholars : Rs.240/- per month for all the groups of courses.
B. Transport Allowance : Rs.160/- per month for disabled students, if such students do not reside in the hostel, which is within the premises of educational institution.
C. Escort Allowance : Rs.160/- per month for severally handicapped day scholar students with low extremity disability.
D. Special Allowance : Rs.160/- per month is admissible to any employee of the hostel willing to extend help to a severely orthopedically handicapped student residing in hostel of an educational institution, who may need the assistance of a helper.
E. Coaching Allowance : Rs.240/- per month towards extra coaching to mentally retarded and mentally ill students.
Reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees :
Scholars will be paid enrolment/registration, tuition, games, Union, Library, Magazine, Medical Examination and such other fees compulsorily payable by the scholar to the institution or University/Board
Study Tour Charges :
Study tour charges up to a maximum of Rs.1600/- per annum, limited to the actual expenditure incurred by the student on transportation charges etc. will be paid to the scholars studying professional and technical courses, provided that the head of the institution certifies that the study tour is essential for the scholar for completion of his/her course of study.
Typing/printing Charges :
Project Reports/Thesis typing/printing charges up to a maximum of Rs.1600/- will be paid to research scholars on the recommendation of the Head of the Institution.
Book Allowance :
The students pursuing such courses are also eligible for an annual allowance of Rs.1200/- for essential/prescribed books, besides reimbursement of course fees.
Book Banks :
The details of courses covered for setting up of Book Banks, ceiling of admissible expenditure per set of books are given below
|S. No.||Courses||Ceiling per set (or actual cost whichever is less) (In Rupees)|
|1.||Post Graduate Degree/Diploma courses recognised by UGC in any discipline. Degree courses in Medical/Engineering||7,500|
|2.||Degree courses in Veterinary||5,000|
|3.||Degree courses in Agriculture||4,500|
|4.||Polytechnics and other courses||2,400|
** Scholarship for studying in any class will be available for only one year.
** A scholarship holder under this scheme will not hold any other scholarship/stipend.
** Scholarship holders who are receiving coaching in any of the pre-examination training centres with financial assistance from the Central Government/ State Government will not be eligible for stipend under the coaching schemes for the duration of the coaching programme.
** Scholars who are entitled to free board and/or lodging will be paid maintenance charge at 1/3rd at hostellers’ rate.
** The scholarship is dependent on the satisfactory progress and conduct of the scholar.
** A scholarship awarded may be cancelled if the scholar changes the subject of the course of study for which the scholarship was originally awarded.
** Not more than two disabled children of the same parents will be entitled to receive benefits of the scheme.
Disbursal Of Scholarship
The scholarship amount will be directly credited into the account of the beneficiaries through PFMS system by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.
** Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities – Open till 31-10-2019
** Defective Verification – Open till 15-11-2019
** Institute Verification – Open till 15-11-2019
Candidates can contact the Help Desk for resolution of the technical problems
Call :0120 – 6619540
Mail : helpdesk-nsp [AT] gov.in