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National Scholarship Portal NSP : 2020-21 Pre-Matric Scholarship For Students with Disabilities

Organisation : Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
Portal Name : National Scholarship Portal (NSP)
Scholarship Name : Pre-Matric Scholarship For Students with Disabilities 2020-21
Applicable For : Disability Student studying in class IX or X
Applicable States/UTs : All Over India
Last Date : 31-10-2020
Website/ Apply Online :

NSP Pre-Matric Scholarship For Disabilities

The last date for submission of applications from eligible students with disabilities for Pre-matric Scholarship on National Scholarship Portal (NSP) for the year 2020-21 is 31st October, 2020.

Related / Similar Scholarship :
Disability Affairs 2020-21 Post-Matric Scholarship
Disability Affairs 2020-21 Top Class Education Scholarship


(a) To support students with disabilities for their study in classes IX and X onwards so that the incidence of drop-out, especially in the transition from the elementary to the secondary stage is minimized,

(b) To improve participation of students with disabilities in classes IX and X and at the pre-matric stage of education.


She/he should be a regular, full time student studying in class IX or X in a Government school or in a school recognized by Govt. or by a Central/State Board of Secondary Education.

Annual Income

Scholarship will be paid to the students whose parents/ guardians’ income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2,00,000/- (Rupees twolakh only) per annum in case of Pre-matric scholarship scheme

Value of Scholarship

Rate of Scholarship:


How To Apply?

a) The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities will announce the details of the scheme and invite applications by issuing an advertisement in the leading newspapers and through the websites and other media outfits. Applications will be called for through National Scholarship Portal.

b) The applicants should submit their application through the online system within the last date prescribed for receipt of applications. All requisite documents like photograph, proof of age, disability certificate, income certificate of the parent, etc. duly filled in the prescribed format will be required to be uploaded in the on-line system.

c) The institutions in which the candidate is studying shall also register itself in the same website and verify the details provided by the candidates. The nodal officer nominated by the State shall oversee all the applications and process the same the State Government who shall forward the final list in PFMS portal for disbursal of scholarship amount to the beneficiaries.

d) Final selection will be done by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities based on the recommendations of the concerned Department of the State Government considering, inter alia, the no. of slots available to that particular State. The no. of slots available to any State is decided on the basis of percentage of population of PWDs of that State in comparison to the total PWD population of India.

e) In case a candidate is a permanent resident of one State but studying in another State, his application will be considered under the slot of his home State and his application needs the recommendation of the Education/Welfare Department of the State of which he is a permanent resident.

Guidelines :

Important Dates

Scheme Closing Date : Open till 31-10-2020
Defective & Institute Verification : Open till 15-11-2020

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