The All India Council for Technical Education, AICTE offers a number of scholarships for the students pursuing higher studies in technical courses. Here is the list of top scholarships offered by the AICTE.
- AICTE- Saksham Scholarship Scheme-
The scheme is to encourage the differently-abled students towards pursuing technical degree/diploma courses. The students having more than 40 percent disability and having family income less than Rs 8 lakh. The students will be awarded up to Rs 50,000 per annum under this scheme. Students can apply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
- AICTE Pragati Scholarship for Girls-
This Scholarship is to benefit the Girl students studying in the first year of technical diploma/degree course. To avail of this scholarship, the annual income of the family must be less than Rs 8 lakh. The students will be awarded up to Rs 50,000 per annum under this scheme. Students can apply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
- AICTE PG (GATE/GPAT) Scholarship-
This scheme is to support the postgraduate education of GATE/GPAT qualified students. Students who are taking admission in the first year of M Tech, ME, M Pharma, M Arch courses can avail of this scholarship. Eligible candidates will be awarded Rs 12,400 per month. Students can apply online through a dedicated AICTE portal.
- Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS), J&K-
The scholarship is designed to encourage the youth of Jammu & Kashmir to pursue higher education outside the state. The annual family income of the student must be less than Rs 8 lakh. Class 12 passed students pursuing a general, professional, or technical degree course can apply for this scholarship on the official PMSSS J&K scholarship portal. Eligible candidates will get up to Rs 3 lakh per annum and other benefits.
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