Government Scholarships for College and University Students in India, 2017

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The Government of India is offering Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students (CSSS). The rate of scholarship is Rs. 10000/- per annum at Graduation level for first three years of College and University courses and Rs. 20000/- per annum at Post-Graduation level.

The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to the meritorious students, to meet a part of their day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for graduate, postgraduate studies and professional courses.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: The rate of scholarship is Rs. 10000/- per annum at Graduation level for first three years of College and University courses and Rs. 20000/- per annum at Post-Graduation level. Students pursuing professional courses are paid Rs. 20,000/- per annum in the 4th and 5th Year.

Scholarship can be taken in India

Eligibility: Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students is a merit-cum-means scholarship scheme. Eligibility conditions:

  • Students who are above 80th percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream from a particular Board of Examination in Class XII
  • Pursuing regular course
  • Having family income of less than Rs.6 lakh per annum
  • Not receiving any other scholarship

Nationality: Citizens of India are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

How to Apply: Before registering on the National Scholarship Portal, students are advised to keep the following documents ready with them (i) Bank Passbook for filling bank details, (ii) Aadhaar card No., (iii) Parental income certificate, (iv) A valid mobile number, (v) An e-mail ID, (vi)Caste certificate wherever required, (vii) Disability certificate wherever required. After filling the personal details students are required to select “Post-Matric” option from the drop down menu, and select the “Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students”

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 31, 2017.

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