Objectives of the scheme are:
Scholarships will be paid to the students whose parents/guardians’income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2,00,000/- (Rupees two lakh only) per annum.
NOTE 1: So long as either of the parents is alive, only income of the parents, as the case may be, from all sources has to be taken into account only and of no other member even though they may be earning. In the form of income declaration, income is to be declared on this basis. Only in the case where both the parents have died, the income of the guardian who is supporting the student in his/her studies has to be taken. Such students whose parent’s income is affected due to unfortunate death of one of earning parents and resultantly comes within the income ceiling prescribed under the scheme, shall become eligible for scholarship, subject to their fulfilling other conditions of eligibility, from the month in which such sad incidence takes place. Applications for scholarships from such students can be considered even after lapse of last date of receipt of applications, on compassionate grounds.
NOTE 2: House rent allowance received by the parents of a student shall be exempted from the computation of ‘income’ if the same has been permitted to be exempted for the purpose of Income tax.
NOTE 3: Income certificate is required to be taken once only i.e. at the time of admission to courses which are continuing for more than one year.
The value of scholarship includes the following for complete duration of the course:-
|Scholarship for 10 months (Rs. per month)
|Books and Ad hoc Grant (Rs. per annum)
|Allowances for students with disabilities studying in Private un-aided Schools
|Amount (in Rs.)
|(i) Monthly Reader Allowance for Blind students
|(ii) Monthly Transport Allowance for students with disabilities (as defined in the Persons with Disabilities Act 1995), if such students do not reside in the hostel which is within the premises of the Educational Institution.
|(iii) Monthly Escort Allowance for Severely Disabled (i.e.
with 80% or higher disability) Day Scholars/Students with
low extremity disability
|(iv) Monthly Helper Allowance admissible to any employee of the hostel willing to extend help to a severely orthopedically handicapped student residing in the hostel of an Educational Institution who may need the assistance of a helper.
|(v) Monthly Coaching Allowance to Mentally Retarded
and Mentally ill Students
Note: The disability as defined under the Persons with disabilities (equal opportunities, Protection of rights and full participation Act, 1995) Act has to be certified by competent medical authority of the State Govt./UT Administration.
Source: National Scholarship Portal
Last Modified : 3/2/2020
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