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National Scholarships Portal

This topic provides information about National Scholarships Portal.

National Scholarships Portal is one-stop solution through which various services starting from student application, application receipt, processing, sanction and disbursal of various scholarships to Students are enabled. National Scholarships Portal is taken as Mission Mode Project under National e-Governance Plan (NeGP). Currently, the NSP has 9 participating ministry/departments and 21 registered schemes.


The initiative aims at providing a Simplified, Mission-oriented, Accountable, Responsive & Transparent 'SMART' System for faster & effective disposal of Scholarships applications and delivery of funds directly into beneficiaries account without any leakages.


The Mission Mode Project (MMP) of National Scholarships Portal under the National e-Governance Plan aims at providing common electronic portal for implementing various Scholarships schemes launched by Union Government, State Government and Union Territories across the country.


  • Ensure timely disbursement of Scholarships to students
  • Provide a common portal for various Scholarships schemes of Central and State Governments
  • Create a transparent database of scholars
  • Avoid duplication in processing
  • Harmonisation of different Scholarships schemes & norms
  • Application of Direct Benefit Transfer


  • Simplified process for the students
    • Common application form for all scholarships
    • Onetime registration of students
    • Based on eligibility criteria, system itself suggests the schemes for which a student is eligible
  • Improved Transparency
    • Elimination of duplicate applications
    • Release of scholarship amount directly to bank accounts of students through DBT
  • SMS and E-Mail alerts at every step of scholarship process
  • Serve as a Decision Support System (DSS) as up-to date information is available on demand
  • Scalable and Configurable platform

Services offered to various stakeholders



State Government Departments

  • Schemes and Workflow Configuration
  • Data Verification
  • Application Processing
  • Release of Funds

Central Ministries /Departments

  • Schemes and Workflow Configuration
  • Fund Release
  • Expenditure Monitoring
  • Common MIS

Online Application procedure for scholarships


This Video Explains About Registration and Apply Scholarship form in National Scholarship Portal

Fresh application :

  • 1st step - Student have to go register using the “Student Registration page” on the National Scholarships Portal.
  • Fill up the application as per the instructions given by the system then click on save button. Preliminary details such as Student Name, Domicile State, Fresh/renewal, Father/Mothers/Guardian name, Date of Birth, Caste, Community, Aadhaar Number (If available), Email, Phone Number number/Student ID are required for filling the application.
  • After saving, student will get a “Temporary ID”. The system will instruct the applicant to submit his/her Temporary ID and date of birth to fill subsequent details.
  • Once registration is complete on click of submit button, a Permanent Registration ID is generated which can be used for Renewal and tracking the status of application. Once the student submits the Online application form and the student gets the Permanent Registration ID , he/she will will not be able to edit the details until the Scholarship application Processing is completed.


Renewal Students have to apply with their Bank Account No and Date of Birth which they registered previous year. Student can also use Forgot Registration ID to retrieve their ID.

To access the complete user manual for registration, click here.

To know the scheme-wise and state-wise process flow for processing the submitted application, click here.

Procedure to register school/college/institution

  • Visit the URL - https://scholarships.gov.in/institutedetail.do
  • Before Registering, check if it is already Registered with the Portal by using the “Find School/College”. The institution can be searched by location / institute code.
  • If it is not found in the list then proceed for registration by selecting “ Register School/College ” available. A Registration Form titled - Register School/College/University Details is displayed on the Right Hand Side of the Webpage.
  • Fill in the Institute Registration Form and click on submit button.
  • Once the Online form is Successfully Submitted, the Institute will be verified and approved by the respective state Nodal Officer. To know the details of state nodal officers to the National Scholarships Portal, click here.
  • After the Verification & Approval process, the respective Login Credentials (user id and password) will be communicated to the school/college through SMS to the State Nodal Officer.

Source : National Scholarship Portal

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  1. FAQs on services offered by National Scholarship Portal
Rushikesh Gaunekar Jun 22, 2018 02:24 PM

I had applied for central Sector scheme of scholarship for college and university students but my status shows processed for payment from last two years

simranjeet kaur May 29, 2018 03:37 PM

I have filled a scholarship in NSP portal and it is also verified at institute or state level both but due to my account number changes I can't receive my scholarship because they said that retrying for payment is failed because that account number is closed and they not knew my new account number so tell me what I will do in this ???

Sumandeep kour May 08, 2018 11:08 PM

I have filled my application through NSP..its showing payment credited.but i did not received any payment from the NSP schoolership..kindly help me..this is the only last source to pay my college fee..

Aman Mar 29, 2018 03:17 AM

I have filled form fir Scholarship and its current status is 'Application Sent to PMFS for payment' from last 4 weeks but m not getting any payment. Kindly help me

Chander Prakash Mar 03, 2018 02:08 PM

I Have filled a scholarship form on NSP. but i find that my institution is not registered on NSP. about this while i check then i found then registration form page is now showing missing from this portal. what i do
if this for 10 march then i am not able to get scholarship.
what i do any suggestion please...

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