Saksham Scholarship 2021 | Eligibility | Registration | Apply Online

Saksham Scholarship 2021 | Eligibility | Registration | Apply Online – The Saksham Scheme provides financial assistance to the students for completing their higher education, i.e. Saksham Yojana is a scheme under the Ministry of Human Resource Development and implemented by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Under the scheme, scholarships are provided for students with disabilities pursuing technical degree or diploma course from a recognized institution. Students availing this scholarship can also apply for renewal under the scheme. The scholarship slated to be offered under the scheme is aimed at promoting technical education, especially by providing financial assistance to students with disabilities to continue their vocational studies.

Saksham Scholarship 2021 | Eligibility | Registration | Apply Online

Saksham Scholarship 2021 | Eligibility | Registration | Apply Online

Organization Name All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Name of the Scholarship Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Diploma and Degree
Starting Date for Registration Started
End Date for Registration
  • Scheme Closing Date: 31st November 2021
  • Defective Verification: 15th December 2021
  • Institute Verification: 15th December 2021
Category Scholarships
Academic Year 2021-2022
Scholarship Amount Rs. 50,000/- per annum
Application Mode Online
Official Website scholarships.gov.in or aicte-india.org

AICTE Saksham Scholarship 2021 – Objective

Saksham is an MHRD scheme being implemented by AICTE with the objective of providing incentives and assistance to children with disabilities in particular for advancing technical education. It is not only technical education for each young student, who is otherwise particularly disabled, but also for technical education/education. It is an attempt to study further through knowledge and give an opportunity to prepare for a successful future.

Saksham Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
Diploma

  • The candidate should be admitted in the first year of diploma level course or second year of diploma level course through lateral entry in any AICTE approved institution of the respective year.
  • Students with disabilities in particular, whose disability is not less than 40%.
  • Family income from all sources should not exceed Rs. 8 lakh per annum during the current financial year.
  • A valid income certificate issued by the State/UT Government is required to be attached

Degree

  • The candidate should be admitted in the first year of degree level course or second year of degree level course through lateral entry in any AICTE approved institution of the respective year.
  • Students with disabilities in particular, whose disability is not less than 40%.
  • Family income from all sources should not exceed Rs. 8 lakh per annum during the current financial year.
  • State/Utta A valid income certificate issued by the Union Territory Government needs to be attached.

Number Of Scholarships

Diploma

All eligible specially handicapped students who have enrolled in the first year of diploma level course or second year of diploma level course will get scholarship through lateral entry in any institute approved by AICTE.

Degree

All eligible specially handicapped students who have enrolled in the first year of degree level course or second year of degree level course through lateral entry in any institution approved by AICTE will get scholarship.

Amount Of Scholarship

  • 50,000/- per annum for each year of study i.e. maximum 3 years for first year admitted students and maximum 2 years through lateral admission as lump sum amount for purchase of college fee to second year students, computer, stationery, books, equipment, software etc.
  • No other additional grant will be payable against hostel charges and medical charges etc.
  • No documentary proof is required to be attached for the above while availing the benefit.

Saksham Scholarship Renewals

  • On receipt of renewal through National Scholarship Portal, the passing certificate/certificate on the online portal along with the letter of the Head of the Institute.
  • The scholarship will be renewed for next year’s study by submitting marksheets.
  • A student who fails to be promoted to the next class/level will be confiscated.

Saksham Scholarship Selection Criteria

The candidates with disabilities are selected on the basis of Pragati Saksham Scholarship 2021 Merit List. Selection criteria on the basis of which candidates have been shortlisted for the scheme are listed below:

  • Colleges approved by AICTE through centralized admission process (government quota) /etc. The candidates enrolled in the institutes are selected for sakham scholarship on merit.
  • 15% of the competent scholarship is reserved for SC students
  • 7.5% of the competent scholarship is reserved for ST students
  • 27% of the competent scholarship is reserved for OBC students

Saksham Scholarship Terms and Conditions

  • Students getting admission through management quota are not eligible for AICTE Pragati and Saksham Scholarship Scheme 2021.
  • Candidates should have a general savings bank account. Minor /1000 00 United/New Zealand Dollar Candidates holding FRILL bank account are not eligible.
  • The scholarship amount is disbursed to the bank account of the candidates through direct benefit transfer (DBT) system.
  • If there is shortage of applicants for degree/diploma programme, degree/diploma scholarships are transferable.
  • Applicants having dual degree/integrated degree/lateral admission programme at UG degree/diploma level are not eligible to apply for scholarship.

Documents Required

  • Class 10/10 SSC Exam Marksheet
  • Class 12/10 HSC Exam Marksheet
  • Annual income certificate of the family in the prescribed format issued by the competent authority of tehsildar or above
  • Admit Card for first year of Degree/Diploma Course issued by Centralized Admission Authority
  • Receipt of tuition fee paid for academic year
  • Scanned copy of duly signed and stamped bank passbook with Aadhaar details showing student’s name and photo, IFSC code and account number
  • Applicant’s Photograph and Signature
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Certificate issued by Principal/Director/Head of Department in the prescribed format
  • Disability Certificate issued by the competent authority as per the format specified by the State Government
  • SC/ST ST/ST Scan and attested copy of OBC certificate (applicable to SC, ST and OBC candidates)
  • Declaration duly signed by parents claiming authenticity of information provided in the application in the prescribed format

How To Apply For Saksham Scholarship 2021

  • Visit the official site @ aicte-india.org.
  • The home page will display on the screen.
  • At the top of the page, applicants can see the Web Portal Login button.
  • Log in to the page.
  • Apply for the Saksham Scholarship 2021.
  • Fill in the complete Saksham Scholarship 2021 application form.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • Finally, take a copy of the Saksham Scholarship 2021 application form for future references.

Important Links

To Register Online for Saksham Scholarship 2021
To Get Saksham Scholarship Notification PDF

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