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CCRT Scholarship 2019 Cultural Talent Search Scheme

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CCRT New Delhi announces Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme 2019

CCRT Scholarship 2019 – Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) New Delhi, under the aegis of Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India has invited applications for award of scholarship under Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme 2019-20


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  • The object of the scheme is to provide facilities to outstanding talented children selected in the age group of 10 to 14 years (as per the cut off eligibility dates), studying either in recognized schools or belonging to families practicing traditional performing arts for getting specialized training in various cultural fields such as traditional forms of music, dance, drama, painting, sculpture, crafts and literary arts, laying special emphasis on rare art forms, which are in the process of becoming extinct.


Duration of Scholarship

  • The Scholarship awarded under the scheme will be initially for two years at a time and is renewable after every two years till the completion of the first university degree stage of education or up to the age of 20 years, whichever is earlier, subject to the awardee maintaining satisfactory progress.


No. of Scholarship

  • Subject to availability of funds, the maximum number of fresh scholarships to be awarded every year will be 650, of which 100 scholarships are marked for Tribal Culture/Scheduled Tribe children (those who possess a valid ‘ST’ certificate issued by competent authority), 125 are reserved for children of families practicing traditional arts, etc.
  • (TAF- which are continuously practicing art form(s) for the minimum previous 03 generations), 20 for differently abled children (having valid disability certificate) and 30 in the field of Creative Writing/Literary Arts (for those who have evidences of their original work)
  • The remaining 375 scholarships will be treated as general scholarships.
  • The remaining 375 scholarships will be treated as general scholarships.


Value of Scholarship

  • The value of scholarship will be Rs.3600/- (Rupees three thousand six hundred only) per year.
  • The actual fee paid for the specialized training to the institute or to the Guru/teacher shall be reimbursed to the scholarship holder in addition to the value of scholarship indicated under (i) above, subject to a ceiling of Rs.9000/-.


Eligibility Criteria for CCRT Scholarship 2019

  • The talented children in the age group of 10 to 14 years (as per the cut off eligibility dates), studying in the recognized schools will be eligible to apply under the Scheme.
  • The children whose parent’s/guardian’s total monthly income is less than Rs.8000/- only (Eight Thousand Only) per month will be given preference for the award of scholarship.
  • However, the criteria of talent and potential will be taken into consideration for all the candidates.


Selection Process

  • For the short listing of candidates to be called for Interview/Test, the CCRT will constitute a Central Selection Committee, whose decision shall be final; only the shortlisted candidates will be informed by post about the dates, timings and venue of the Interviews/Tests, which may be conducted at Regional level during the months of May 2019 onwards.
  • The children appearing for the Interviews / Tests for the award of new scholarships will be assessed /evaluated on the scale of one to ten marks by each expert committee members and children will be recommended for scholarship on the basis of total marks obtained by them, strictly in order of Merit.


CCRT Scholarship 2019 Application Process

  • Application & Other details may be downloaded from the CCRT website www.ccrtindia.gov.in or collected free of cost personally/by post from any one of the following addresses Centre for Cultural Resources and Training, 15 A, Sector-7, Dwarka, New Delhi-110075.
  • CCRT Regional Centre, 3-B, Ambavgarh, Near Swaroop Sagar, Udaipur-313001, Rajasthan, Tel 0294-2430764, 3291577, Fax 0294-2430771, Email ccrtcud@rediffmail.com.
  • Application for the scholarship should be submitted by the parents/guardians in the prescribed form in one art form only, after getting necessary recommendations from school/ institution and guru/teacher, where the applicant is studying and receiving training respectively, directly to the CCRT, New Delhi by 31st January 2019.
  • Incomplete applications and those without relevant information/ documents / specimens /photographs regarding training will not be considered.


CCRT Scholarship 2019 Important Date

  • Last Date for Submission of Complete & Duly filled Application Form: 31st January 2019


CCRT New Delhi

Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT), New Delhi, 15 A, Sector-7, Dwarka, New Delhi-110075, Phone No.: 011-25309300, Email: ddsch.ccrt@nic.in, Website www.ccrtindia.gov.in


One Response to “CCRT Scholarship 2019 Cultural Talent Search Scheme”

  1. pabitra sarkar says:

    CCRT site is not open
    Kindly do the need full.

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