The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Ministry of Human Resource Department have released an official notification, inviting candidates to apply for the girl child scholarship scheme. The name of the scholarship is AICTE-Scholarship Scheme to Girl Child (SSGC). This is offered under Pragati 2017-18.
The girl child scholarship aims to empower women through technical education. AICTE is providing assistance for the advancement of girls.
Tuition fee worth INR 30,000 or actual, whichever is less. INR 2000 p.m. for 10 months as incidental charges. Reimbursement worth INR 30,000 for a purchase of software, books, equipment, vehicle, laptop, desktop, etc.
The applicant should be admitted to the first year of degree or diploma course in any of the AICTE approved institution.
Only two girl children per family are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Family income must not be above 8L p.a. during the preceding financial year.
Reservations are also offered to the candidates belonging to scheduled castes, scheduled tribe and other backward castes, with 15 per cent, 7.5 per cent and 27 per cent, respectively.
The selection of the applicant will be made on the basis of merit of the qualifying examination to pursue their technical degree or diploma course from any of the AICTE approved institution.
How to apply for AICTE SSCG Scholarship for Girls?
In order to apply for the girl child scholarship, follow the steps given here:
- Log on to the official website
- On the left-hand side of the homepage, click on the option that reads 'Register here.'
- A registration form will open on the same page. Fill all the relevant details
- Complete the registration process
- Apply for the scholarship
Ministry of Human Resource and Development is providing a total of 4000 scholarships i.e. 2000 for degree courses and 2000 for the diploma under this scheme.
The last date to submit applications is November 30.