Top Central Scholarship Scheme in India 2020: Application, Benefits, Eligibility, Renewal & Much More!

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The Central Government implements several scholarships for students domiciled in the country. These scholarships usually include reimbursement of tuition fees, maintenance fees and other important allowances. The main motive behind these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to the students of Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, BC, EBC, Minority and Disabled welfare communities.

Several major institutions of higher education such as IIM, IIT, NIT, AIIMS etc. The Government of India, State Government and other private organisations together offer several scholarships for meritorious and underprivileged students of the state. The key objective of each scholarship is to encourage and motivate deserving students to pursue further studies regardless of any financial constraint.

Top Central Scholarship Scheme in India 2020-21


Here is the updated list of Top Central Scholarship Scheme in India officially made by National Scholarship Portal.

To know the detailed info about Application, Benefits, Eligibility, Renewal and complete Scholarship review, click the link.

Scholarship Overview

Name of the Scholarship Various types of Scholarship Like Pre-Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities, Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities etc.
Scholarship Level School Level, UGC Level & PG Level Scholarship
Duration 0.6 Months – 5 Years
Institute Types State Level Scholarship, Central Level Scholarship, UGC etc.
Stream School Level, Graduation Level & Post Graduation Level Scholarship etc.
Scholarship Type Yearly / Half – Yearly
Eligibility The student must be Study in any School, College or equivalent qualification, with Physics, Chemistry, Maths as main subjects.
Average Scholarship INR 5k – 4L
Apply Process Student can apply online by visiting the official website of Scholarship.
Top Scholarship Provider MOMA, MHRD, UGC etc.

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Top Central Scholarship Scheme in India

Here in this article, we are providing an updated list of the Top Central Scholarship Scheme in India. To view Top Scholarship in a particular Scheme click on the link & you can get the detailed info about Application, Benefits, Eligibility, Renewal and complete Scholarship review. Enjoy Reading..!!

Ministry of Minority Affairs

♦ Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

Overview

Name of the Scholarship Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
Scholarship Level School Level (Class I to X)
Duration 10 Months
Provider Name Ministry of Minority Affairs
Notification Click Here
Objective The scholarship at pre-matric level will encourage parents from minority communities to send their school-going children to school, lighten their financial burden on school education and sustain their efforts to support their children to complete school education. The scheme will form the foundation for their educational attainment and provide a level playing field in the competitive employment arena. Empowerment through education, which is one of the objectives of this scheme, has the potential to lead to upliftment of the socio-economic conditions of the minority communities.
Important Dates
  • Starting Date:- August 2019
  • Closing Date:- 15-11-2019
  • Defective Verification:- 10-12-2019
  • Institute Verification:- 10-12-2019
Eligibility
  1. Students studying at pre-matriculation level (Class 1 to 10) can apply for this scholarship.
  2. Family Annual Income Should not Exceed From INR 1 Lakh For Minority Candidates.
Stipend Amount
  1. Admission Fee for Class VI to X: Rs. 500/- per annum subject to actuals (both Hosteller & Day Scholar)
  2. Tuition Fee for Class VI to X: Rs. 350/- per month subject to actuals (both Hosteller or Day Scholar)
  3. For Class I to V*: Rs. 100/- per month for Day Scholar
  4. For Class VI to X*: Rs. 600/- per month for Hosteller and Rs. 100/- per month for Day Scholar
How to Apply Student can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

♦ Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

Overview

Name of the Scholarship Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
Scholarship Level Graduate Level (Class XI to PG)
Duration 10 Months – 1 Year
Provider Name Ministry of Minority Affairs
Notification Click Here
Objective The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of a minority community to provide them better opportunities for higher education, increase their rate of attainment in higher education and enhance their employability.
Important Dates
  • Starting Date:- August 2019
  • Closing Date:- 15-11-2019
  • Defective Verification:- 10-12-2019
  • Institute Verification:- 10-12-2019
Eligibility
  1. Students studying at post-matriculation level (Class 11 to PG) can apply for this scholarship.
  2. Family Annual Income Should not Exceed From INR 2 Lakh For Minority Candidates.
Stipend Amount
  1. Admission and tuition fee Class XI & XII: Rs. 7,000/- per annum
    subject to actuals (both Hosteller or Day Scholar)
  2. Admission and course/tuition fee for technical and vocational courses of XI and XII level (Courses of one or more year of duration): Rs. 10,000/- per annum subject to actuals (both Hosteller & Day Scholar)
  3. Admission and tuition fee for UG & PG level: Rs. 3,000/- per annum subject to actuals (both Hosteller or Day Scholar)
  4. For Class XI & XII including Tech. & Voc. Course*: Rs. 380/- per month for Hosteller & Rs. 230/- per month for Day Scholar.
  5. For Courses other than Tech. & Prof. courses at UG & PG level*:- Rs. 570/- per month for Hosteller & Rs. 300/- per month for Day Scholar.
  6. For M.Phil & Ph.D.*: Rs. 1,200/- per month for Hosteller & Rs. 550/- per month for Day Scholar.
How to Apply Student can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

♦ Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Overview

Name of the Scholarship Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
Scholarship Level School Level (Class IX to X)
Duration 10 Months
Provider Name Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
Notification Click Here
Objective The scholarship at pre-matric level will encourage parents from Disabilities communities to send their school-going children to school, lighten their financial burden on school education and sustain their efforts to support their children to complete school education. The scheme will form the foundation for their educational attainment and provide a level playing field in the competitive employment arena. Empowerment through education, which is one of the objectives of this scheme, has the potential to lead to upliftment of the socio-economic conditions of the disabilities communities.
Important Dates
  • Starting Date:- August 2019
  • Closing Date:- 15-11-2019
  • Defective Verification:- 10-12-2019
  • Institute Verification:- 10-12-2019
Eligibility
  1. Students studying at pre-matriculation level (Class 9 to 10) can apply for this scholarship.
  2. Family Annual Income Should not Exceed From INR 2.5 Lakh For Disabilities Candidates.
Stipend Amount
  1. INR 500 per month for day scholars and INR 800 per month for hostellers for 12 months.
  2. Books and ad-hoc grant of INR 750 per annum for day scholars and INR 1000 per annum for hostellers.
How to Apply Student can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

♦ Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Overview

Name of the Scholarship Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
Scholarship Level Graduate Level (Class XI to PG)
Duration 10 Months – 1 Year
Provider Name Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
Notification Click Here
Objective The scholarship at pre-matric level will encourage parents from Disabilities communities to send their school-going children to school, lighten their financial burden on school education and sustain their efforts to support their children to complete school education. The scheme will form the foundation for their educational attainment and provide a level playing field in the competitive employment arena. Empowerment through education, which is one of the objectives of this scheme, has the potential to lead to upliftment of the socio-economic conditions of the disabilities communities.
Important Dates
  • Starting Date:- August 2019
  • Closing Date:- 15-11-2019
  • Defective Verification:- 10-12-2019
  • Institute Verification:- 10-12-2019
Eligibility
  1. Students studying at post-matriculation level (Class 11 to PG) can apply for this scholarship.
  2. Family Annual Income Should not Exceed From INR 2.5 Lakh For Disabilities Candidates.
Stipend Amount
  1. INR 500 per month for day scholars and INR 800 per month for hostellers for 12 months.
  2. Books and ad-hoc grant of INR 750 per annum for day scholars and INR 1000 per annum for hostellers.
How to Apply Student can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

♦ Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students

Overview

Name of the Scholarship Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students
Scholarship Level Graduate Level (Class XII to PG)
Duration 10 Months
Provider Name Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
Notification Click Here
Objective
  1. To support parents of SC children for the education of their wards studying in classes XII to PG so that the incidence of drop-out, especially in the transition from the elementary to the secondary stage is minimized.
  2. To improve the participation of SC children in classes XII to PG of the pre-matric stage, so that they perform better and have a better chance of progressing to the post-matric stage of education.
Important Dates
  • Starting Date:- August 2019
  • Closing Date:- 15-11-2019
  • Defective Verification:- 10-12-2019
  • Institute Verification:- 10-12-2019
Eligibility
  1. Students studying at pre-matriculation level (Class 12 to PG) can apply for this scholarship.
  2. Family Annual Income Should not Exceed From INR 2.5 Lakh For Disabilities Candidates.
Stipend Amount
  1. Full Tuition Fees
  2. Beneficiary @2220/- per month
  3. Books @3000/- per annum
How to Apply Student can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Ministry of Labour & Employment

♦ Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Pre-Matric

Overview

Name of the Scholarship Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/ IOMC/LSDM Workers – Pre-Matric
Scholarship Level School Level (Class I to PG)
Duration 10 Months
Provider Name Ministry of Labour & Employment
Notification Click Here
Objective The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of a minority community to provide them better opportunities for higher education, increase their rate of attainment in higher education and enhance their employability.
Important Dates
  • Starting Date:- August 2019
  • Closing Date:- 15-11-2019
  • Defective Verification:- 10-12-2019
  • Institute Verification:- 10-12-2019
Eligibility
  1. Students studying at pre-matriculation level (Class 1 to PG) can apply for this scholarship.
  2. Family Annual Income Should not Exceed From INR 2.5 Lakh For Disabilities Candidates.
Stipend Amount
  1. Class I to IV (for purchase of dress/books etc.) @250/-
  2. Class V to VIII for girls 940/- and Boys 500/-
  3. Class IX for Girls 1140/- and Boys 700/-
  4. Class X for Girls 1840/- and Boys 1400/-
How to Apply Student can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Ministry of Labour & Employment

♦ Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Post-Matric

Overview

Name of the Scholarship Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/ IOMC/LSDM Workers – Post-Matric
Scholarship Level Graduation Level (Class I to PG)
Duration 10 Months
Provider Name Ministry of Labour & Employment
Notification Click Here
Objective The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of a minority community to provide them better opportunities for higher education, increase their rate of attainment in higher education and enhance their employability.
Important Dates
  • Starting Date:- August 2019
  • Closing Date:- 15-11-2019
  • Defective Verification:- 10-12-2019
  • Institute Verification:- 10-12-2019
Eligibility
  1. Students studying at pre-matriculation level (Class 1 to PG) can apply for this scholarship.
  2. Family Annual Income Should not Exceed From INR 2.5 Lakh For Disabilities Candidates.
Stipend Amount
  1. Class I to IV (for purchase of dress/books etc.) @250/-
  2. Class V to VIII for girls 940/- and Boys 500/-
  3. Class IX for Girls 1140/- and Boys 700/-
  4. Class X for Girls 1840/- and Boys 1400/-
  5. Graduation Student receive 10000/- to 15000/-
How to Apply Student can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Ministry of Tribal Affairs

♦ National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students – Scholarship (Formally Top Class Education for Schedule Tribe Students) – only for scholarships

Overview

Name of the Scholarship National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students – Scholarship (Formally Top Class Education for Schedule Tribe Students) – only for scholarships
Scholarship Level Graduation Level (Class XI to PG)
Duration 10 Months
Provider Name Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Notification Click Here
Objective ST Students is intended to encourage meritorious ST students to pursue courses at Graduate/Post Graduate level in identified Institutions of excellence, Government and Private, in professional fields such as Management, Medicine, Engineering, Information Technology, Law etc.
Important Dates
  • Starting Date:- August 2019
  • Closing Date:- 15-11-2019
  • Defective Verification:- 10-12-2019
  • Institute Verification:- 10-12-2019
Eligibility
  1. Students studying at pre-matriculation level (Class 11 to PG) can apply for this scholarship.
  2. Family Annual Income Should not Exceed From INR 6 Lakh.
Stipend Amount
  1. Full Tuition Fees
  2. Beneficiary @2200/- per month
  3. Books @3000/- per annum
  4. Computer & Accessories  @45000/-
How to Apply Student can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Department of School Education & Literacy

♦ National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE)

Overview

Name of the Scholarship National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE)
Scholarship Level Graduation Level (Class I to PG)
Duration 10 Months
Provider Name Department of School Education & Literacy
Notification Click Here
Objective ST Students is intended to encourage meritorious ST students to pursue courses at Graduate/Post Graduate level in identified Institutions of excellence, Government and Private, in professional fields such as Management, Medicine, Engineering, Information Technology, Law etc.
Important Dates
  • Starting Date:- August 2019
  • Closing Date:- 15-11-2019
  • Defective Verification:- 10-12-2019
  • Institute Verification:- 10-12-2019
Eligibility
  1. Applicant must be female.
  2. Applicant must belong to ST/SC category or must have passed class VIIIth examination from Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (irrespective of whether they belong to SC/ST)
  3. Applicant must enrol in class IX in State Government, Government-aided or Local Body schools.
Stipend Amount

According to the scheme, a sum of Rs.3,000/- is deposited in the name of eligible unmarried girls as fixed deposit.

How to Apply Student can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

♦ National Means Cum Merit Scholarship

Overview

Name of the Scholarship National Means Cum Merit Scholarship
Scholarship Level School Level (Class IX to XII)
Duration 10 Months
Provider Name Department of School Education & Literacy
Notification Click Here
Objective ST Students is intended to encourage meritorious ST students to pursue courses at Graduate/Post Graduate level in identified Institutions of excellence, Government and Private, in professional fields such as Management, Medicine, Engineering, Information Technology, Law etc.
Important Dates
  • Starting Date:- August 2019
  • Closing Date:- 15-11-2019
  • Defective Verification:- 10-12-2019
  • Institute Verification:- 10-12-2019
Eligibility
  1. Students studying at pre-matriculation level (Class 9 to 12) can apply for this scholarship.
  2. Family Annual Income Should not Exceed From INR 2 Lakh.
Stipend Amount The amount of scholarship will be Rs. 12000/- per annum @ Rs. 1000 per month.
How to Apply Student can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

♦ Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students

Overview

Name of the Scholarship Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students
Scholarship Level Graduate Level (Class XII to PG)
Duration 3 – 5 Years
Provider Name Department of Higher Education
Notification Click Here
Objective To provide financial assistance to meritorious students from low-income families to meet a part of their day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies.
Important Dates
  • Starting Date:- August 2019
  • Closing Date:- 15-11-2019
  • Defective Verification:- 10-12-2019
  • Institute Verification:- 10-12-2019
Eligibility
  1. Students studying at Graduation level (Class 12 Pass Out) can apply for this scholarship.
  2. Family Annual Income Should not Exceed From INR 8 Lakh for all category.
Stipend Amount Rs.10000/- per annum at Graduation level for the first three years of College and Rs.20000/- per annum at PostGraduation level.
How to Apply Student can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

♦ Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces And Assam Rifles

Overview

Name of the Scholarship Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces And Assam Rifles
Scholarship Level Graduate Level (Class XII to PG)
Duration 3 – 5 Years
Provider Name WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs
Notification Click Here
Objective Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) under the aegis of the National Defence Fund, was introduced from the academic year 2006-07 to encourage higher technical & professional education for the dependent wards & widows of Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles (CAPFs & AR) Personnel.
Important Dates
  • Starting Date:- August 2019
  • Closing Date:- 15-12-2019
  • Defective Verification:- 30-01-2020
  • Institute Verification:- 30-01-2020
Eligibility
  1. Students studying at Graduation level (Class 12 Pass Out) can apply for this scholarship.
  2. Minimum 60% marks in 10+2/Diploma/Graduation or equivalent in case of a new application.
  3. The scholarship is available for CAPFs & Assam Riles and State Police Forces.
Stipend Amount To be paid annually after selection @Rs 36000/- to each girl and @Rs 30000/- to each Boy.
How to Apply Student can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

♦ Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For Wards of States/UTs Police Personnel Martyred during Terror/Naxal Attacks

Overview

Name of the Scholarship Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For Wards of States/UTs Police Personnel Martyred during Terror/Naxal Attacks
Scholarship Level Graduate Level (Class XII to PG)
Duration 3 – 5 Years
Provider Name WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs
Notification Click Here
Objective Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) under the aegis of the National Defence Fund, was introduced from the academic year 2006-07 to encourage higher technical & professional education for the dependent wards & widows of Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles (CAPFs & AR) Personnel.
Important Dates
  • Starting Date:- August 2019
  • Closing Date:- 15-12-2019
  • Defective Verification:- 30-01-2020
  • Institute Verification:- 30-01-2020
Eligibility
  1. Students studying at Graduation level (Class 12 Pass Out) can apply for this scholarship.
  2. Minimum 60% marks in 10+2/Diploma/Graduation or equivalent in case of a new application.
  3. The scholarship is available for CAPFs & Assam Riles and State Police Forces.
Stipend Amount To be paid annually after selection @Rs 36000/- to each girl and @Rs 30000/- to each Boy.
How to Apply Student can apply online by visiting the official website Click Here

Application Process

Let us discuss all attribute related to State & Central Scholarship Scheme 2020. It will help you to understand your eligibility and procedure through which you can apply to the scholarship correctly.

How to Apply

  • An applicant has to visit the official website of the particular Scholarship Scheme.
  • Find out Registration option on the Webpage.
  • Read all the information carefully.
  • Click Continue option on the bottom of the page.
  • Fill in all the required information carefully.
  • Click on the register option for registration of application form.
  • For login Click the Login Button.
  • Fill in the E-mail address and login password.

Benefits

  • Under this scholarship maintenance allowance, reader charges, reimbursement of the compulsory non-refundable fee, study tour charges, thesis printing/typing charges and book allowance are included.
  • Selected students for this scholarship are eligible to receive up to Rs 3000 – Rs 3,00,000 with other benefits.

Documents Required

  • Income Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Government Identity Proof
  • Residence Certificate
  • Passport Size Photograph of the applicant

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