Swanath Scholarship Scheme
 

AICTE announces Swanath Scholarship Scheme 2022 for Students pursuing Technical Degree/diploma Courses, Apply now

 

AICTE – Swanath Scholarship Scheme 2022 – All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) invites applications for Swanath Scholarship Scheme 2022 for students pursuing Technical Degree/diploma level courses

 

Objective

  • The Scheme is being implemented by AICTE to provide encouragement and support to orphans, wards of parents who died due to Covid-19, wards of Armed Forces and Central Paramilitary Forces martyred in action (Shaheed) to pursue education. This is an attempt to give every such child an opportunity to study further and prepare for a successful future through education in AICTE Approved institutions and courses.

 

Important Dates

  • Scholarship Closing Date: 31st October 2022
  • Last Date for Defect Verification: 15th November 2022
  • Last Date for Institute Verification: 15th November 2022
  • DNO/SNO/MNO Verification: 30th November 2022

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should be from any one of the following categories:
    • (i) Orphan OR
    • (ii) Either or both parents died due to Covid 19 OR
    • (iii) Wards of Armed Forces and Central Paramilitary Forces martyred in action (Shaheed) AND
  • Family income from all sources should not be more than Rs. 8 lakh per annum during the financial year of the application. A valid income certificate issued by State/UT Government is to be enclosed. AND
  • The candidate should be currently studying in the AICTE Approved institutions and courses at Degree/ Diploma level in regular mode (in 1st /2nd / 3rd /4th year). AND
  • The candidate should NOT be Recipient of any of the Central Govt. / State Govt. / AICTE Sponsored scholarships.

 

Number of Scholarships

 

  • A maximum of 2000 scholarships (1000 for Degree Students and 1000 for Diploma Students) will be awarded every year to eligible candidates as above.

 

Amount of Scholarship

  • Rs. 50,000.00 per annum for every year of study i.e. maximum 4 years duration for first year admitted Degree students and maximum 3 years for Diploma Students as lump sum amount towards payment of college fee, purchase of computer, stationeries, books, equipment, software etc. No other additional grant will be payable in lieu of hostel charges and medical charges etc. In case a student is currently studying in the 2nd /3rd/4th year at degree level the duration of the scholarship will be reduced to 3/2/1 year respectively. Similarly, for students currently studying in the 2nd /3rd year at diploma level the duration of the scholarship will be reduced to 2/1 year respectively.

 

Application Process

  • The candidate fulfilling the eligibility conditions is required to apply online on National Scholarship Portal (NSP) (https://scholarships.gov.in/) after initiation of application process and notice to be published on AICTE/NSP website.
  • The host institution where the candidate is studying, will be required to verify the online application.
  • The Department of Education (DTE) of respective State/ UT will verify these applications as a second level of scrutiny. 

 

Selection Process

 

For Degree Level:

    • The selection of candidates will be carried out solely on the basis of merit of qualifying examination to pursue the Degree course from any of the AICTE approved institutions i.e. on the basis of percentage of marks obtained in the 10+2/ equivalent examination.
  • Method of Resolving ties (For Degree Level): The procedure to be adopted for breaking ties (similar percentiles) shall be as under: –
  • A) Percentage of Marks in 10th Examination: In case qualifying examination percentile does not break ties, then higher percentage of marks in 10th examination will be ranked higher.
  • B) Age: In case 10th examination percentile does not break ties, then the candidate of elder age will be ranked higher.
  • C) Annual family income: If above methods do not break ties, then the candidate with lower annual family income will be ranked higher.

For Diploma Level:

    • The selection of candidates will be carried out solely on the basis of merit of qualifying examination to pursue the Diploma course from any of the AICTE approved institutions i.e. on the basis of percentage of marks obtained in the 10th / equivalent examination.
  • Method of Resolving ties (For Diploma Level): The procedure to be adopted for breaking ties (similar percentiles) shall be as under: –
  • A) Age: In case qualifying examination percentile does not break ties, then the candidate of elder age will be ranked higher.
  • B) Annual family income: If the above method does not break ties, then the candidate with lower annual family income will be ranked higher.

 

For more details and apply please visit the official website

 

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