AICTE Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls 2016Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls: To provide encouragement and support to Girl Child to pursue technical education “Pragati Scholarship” has been launched by the Government from the year 2014-15. All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is inviting applications under Pragati Scholarship Scheme from Girl students pursuing diploma, degree in AICTE approved technical institutions for the academic year 2015 - 16. "Scholarship For Girls Under Pragati Scheme And Scholarship For Differently Abled Students Under Saksham For 2015-2016 Implemented By All India Council For Technical Education, New Delhi"
AICTE means All India Council for Technical Education, it is an apex body of Government of India. The Statutory body established for proper planning and coordinated development of Technical Education system throughout the country. It believes that "Educating a man is educating a person, educating a woman is educating a family" and Strongly linked with quality education.
Scholarship Details/The salient features of the “Pragati Scholarship” are as under:
(i) Number of scholarship per annum: 4000
(ii) One Girl per family whose family income is less than Rs.6 Lakhs per annum
(iii) The candidates will be selected on merit at the qualifying examination
(iv) The candidates should have been admitted to 1st year of the Degree or diploma programme in any of the AICTE approved institute during the academic year 2014-15 through centralized admission process of the State /Central Government.
(v) Amount of scholarship: Tuition Fee of Rs. 30000/- or at actual, whichever is less and Rs. 2000/- per month for 10 months as incidentals each year.
Applicants should possess:
1. One girl per family
2. Family income should be less than Rs. 6 Lakhs per annum
3. Admitted to AICTE approved institutions in programmes/courses at Diploma/ Undergraduate Degree Level.
4. Only for students admitted in first year of the academic year 2015-16
How to Apply:
Eligible students who are already admitted to technical programs/courses in AICTE approved Institutions during 2015-16, in the first year, may make an application in a prescribed format available on the AICTE portal. So, Applicants can apply through online at: http://www.aicte-pragati-saksham-gov.in/
Last date: 23rd November, 2015
For more details, please visit: http://www.aicte-india.org/pragathiSaksham.php