Pradhan Mantri Uchchatar Shiksha Scholarship of Rs.76000 For College and University Students

Pradhan Mantri Uchchatar Shiksha Scholarship For College and University Students: The aim of this scholarship scheme is to provide financial assistance to meritorious students from poor families to meet a part of their day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies. The scholarships are awarded by Ministry of Education, Government of India on the basis of results of Higher Secondary / Class XII Board Examination. A maximum of 82,000 fresh scholarships per annum are provided for pursuing graduate / postgraduate degree in colleges and universities and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering etc. Click here to Join Telegram study group 

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Pradhan Mantri Uchchatar Shiksha Scholarship Online Form Important Dates

  • Scheme Closing Date – 31-10-2022
  • Defective Application Verification Date – 15-11-2022
  • Institute Verification – 15-11-2022
  • DNO/SNO/MNO Verification – 30-11-2022

Pradhan Mantri Uchchatar Shiksha Scholarship Amount

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The rate of scholarship is Rs.12,000/-per annum at Graduation level for first three years of College and University courses and Rs.20,000/-per annum at the Post Graduation level. Students pursuing professional courses, in case, where the duration of the course is five (5) years/Integrated course will get Rs. 20,000/-per annum in the 4th and 5th year.

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However, students pursuing technical courses such as B.Tech, B.Engg. will get scholarship up to graduation level only i.e. Rs. 12,000 p.a. for 1st, 2nd and 3rd year and Rs. 20,000 in the 4th year.

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Note: The rate of scholarship is Rs.10,000/-per annum for first three years of fresh/
renewal scholarships with respect to academic year 2021-22, even if the actual release
happens in FY 2022-23.

Pradhan Mantri Uchchatar Shiksha Scholarship Eligibility

  1. Students who are above 80th percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream from the respective Board of Examination in Class XII of 10+2 pattern or equivalent;
  2. Pursuing regular degree courses and not correspondence or distance mode or pursuing Diploma courses;
  3. Pursuing courses at colleges/institutions recognized by All India Council for Technical Education and respective Regulatory Bodies concerned;
  4. Not availing benefit of any other scholarship schemes including State run scholarship schemes/ fee waiver & reimbursement scheme;
  5. Students with gross parental/family income upto Rs. 4.5 lakh per annum are eligible for scholarship under the scheme. Income certificate will be required only for the fresh applicants;
  6. Student changing his/ her college/institute of study will be allowed to continue/renew the scholarship provided the course of study and the institution is having valid AISHE Code; The AISHE code can be checked in the portal
  7. Students who missed to apply for renewal of application online on NSP will be allowed to apply for renewal of scholarship for subsequent year on NSP, if he/she fulfils eligibility condition for renewal;
  8. For renewal of scholarship in each year of study, besides getting at least 50% marks in the Annual Examination, maintenance of adequate attendance of at least 75%, will also be the criteria. Complaints against the student regarding any in disciplined or criminal behaviour including any complaints of having indulged in ragging, will lead to forfeiture of scholarship;
  9. Beneficiaries/ Applicants under the scheme must apply online in the National Scholarships Portal ( for the fresh/ renewal scholarships.
  10. Fresh/Renewal applications sent directly to the Ministry of Education shall not be accepted.

Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship Contact Details

Section Officer
National Scholarship Division
Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education,
West Block 1, 2nd Floor, Wing 6, Room No. 6,
R. K. Puram, Sector 1, New Delhi 110066.
Tele: 011- 20862360
E-mail: [email protected]

How to apply online for Pradhan Mantri Uchchatar Shiksha Scholarship?

Time needed: 10 minutes.

Follow steps given below to apply online:

  1. Step 1

    Click on Link given below.

  2. Step 2

    Register your account.

  3. Step 3

    Fill the application form.

  4. Step 4

    Download application form for future reference.

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