National Scholarship Portal (NSP) 2021: Registration, Login & Status

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The Government of India offers scholarships to students who are unable to pay for their education. The government launched the National Scholarship Portal. We will be covering all details about the National Scholarship Portal . Its purpose, benefits, features and eligibility criteria. The application process. If you want to know everything about the National Scholarship Portal, then please read the entire article until the end.

National Scholarship Scheme 2021

Students can apply through the National Scholarship portal for various scholarships offered by the state and central governments. This portal was launched by the Ministry of Electronics and Information technology (Govt. of India). Beneficiaries can check the status of their applications through this portal. You can apply online for a scholarship from the government by following our instructions. New applications will be accepted starting 21 August 2020. Students are no longer required to go to government offices to apply for scholarships. Students can apply for scholarships online by visiting the official website.

Last Date Extension

The government offers scholarships to all eligible students in order to encourage education. The scholarship is available every year. The government has extended the deadline for applying for a scholarship in 2021. All schools, colleges, and universities have been notified by the higher education director of state. He has requested all educational institutions to ensure that the scholarship application deadline is met. Scholarships are available to all school students at level 1.1 or 1.2 until 31 December 2020. Last date for the first phase verification will be 31 January 2021, and 28 February 2021 for the second phase verification. All minority students who want to apply for the scholarship, on merit, pre-metric or post-matriculation basis, must apply by 31 December 2020.

Schemes of National Scholarship Portal 2021

Central schemes

  • Ministry of Minority Affairs
    • Pre-Matric Scholarships Program for Minorities
    • Post Matric Scholarships Program for Minorities
    • Merit Cum means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses CS
  • Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
    • Pre-matric Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
    • Post-matric Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
    • Students with disabilities are eligible for scholarships to attend top-quality education.
  • Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
    • SC Students Get the Best Education
  • Ministry of Labour & Employment
    • Financial Assistance for the Education of the Wards Of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Worker – Post-Matric
    • Pre-Matric Financial Assistance to the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers –
    • Aam Aadmi Bima Yojna Scholarship in Andhra Pradesh
  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs
    • National Fellowship and Scholarship for Students in Higher Education of Schedule Tribe Students – Scholarship (Formally Top-Class Education for Schedule Tribe Students). – Only for scholarships
  • Department of School Education & Literacy
    • National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE).
    • National Means Cum Merit Scholarship
  • Department of Higher Education
    • SCHOLARSHIPS CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME FOR UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE STUDENTS
  • WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs
    • Prime Minister’s Scholarship Program for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles
    • PRIME MINISTER’S CHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR STATES/UTS POLICE PERSONNEL MARTTYRED DURING NAXAL/TERROR ATTACKS
  • RPF/RPSF Ministry of Railway
    • Prime Minister’s Scholarship Program for RPF/RPSF

Key Points of National Scholarship Portal (NSP)

Name of the portal National Scholarship Portal
Launched by Central Government of India
Ministry Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India
Beneficiaries Students
Start Date Of Scholarship July 2020
Last Date To Apply Not Announced Soon
Benefits Scholarship Benefits
Mode of application Online
Official website https://scholarships.gov.in/

UGC-Schemes (University Grant Commission).

The Apex body for India’s higher educational system is the University Grants Commission (UGC). Some of the scholarships are also hosted by University Grants Commission on the national scholarship portal. These scholarships will offer financial assistance to students at college or university. The NSP UGC Scholarship application process has begun. The last date to apply is the 5th of February 2021 (Extended). To learn more about NSP UGC scholarship 2020, please read this article.

Extended UGC Scholarship Application Deadline

UGC has extended deadline for online applications for the scholarship. Students who have not yet applied for the scholarship or renewed their applications can do so. Last date to apply for UGC scholarships on the national scholarship portal is 20/01/2021. Also, the last date for student verification by the institute was extended. The new verification date is February 5, 2021. Now, the application process for the national scholarship portal began on September 1, 2020. Indira Gandhi PG Scholarship for Single Girl Child, University rank holder PG Scholarship, North Eastern region Ishan Uday Special Scheme, SC/ ST Professional Course PG Scheme Applications are still open. Students who wish to apply for a scholarship must fill out the application form immediately.

Schedule of UGC scholarship

Ishan Uday special scholarship scheme for North eastern region PG Indira Gandhi scholarship for single girl child PG scholarship for university rank holders PG scholarship scheme for SC ST students for pursuing professional courses
Last date 20 January 2021 20 January 2021 20 January 2021 20 January 2021
Defective verification date 5 February 2021 5 February 2021 5 February 2021 5 February 2021
University verification date 5 February 2021 5 February 2021 5 February 2021 5 February 2021

Schedule for AICTE Scholarship

Pragati scholarship scheme for girl students( Technical Degree) Pragati scholarship scheme for girl students (Technical Diploma) Saksham scholarship scheme for specially abled student (Technical Degree) Saksham scholarship scheme for specially abled student (Technical Diploma)
Last date 20 January 2021 20 January 2021 20 January 2021 20 January 2021
Defective verification date 5 February 2021 5 February 2021 5 February 2021 5 February 2021
University verification date 5 February 2021 5 February 2021 5 February 2021 5 February 2021

Number of UGC Scholarships

Name of Scholarship Number of Scholarships Award Details
Ishan Uday special scholarship scheme for NER 10,000 Rs 5,400 per month to students pursuing general degree courses Rs 7,800 per month to students pursuing technical/ professional/ medical courses
PG Indira Gandhi scholarship for single girl child 3,000 Rs 36,200 per annum for two years
PG scholarship for university rank holders 3,000 Rs 3,100 per month for two years
PG scholarship scheme for SC/ST students for professional courses 1,000 Rs 7,800 per month for a period of 2 years for ME/MTech students Rs 4,500 per month for a period of 2 years for other professional courses

Award details of national scholarship

Scholarship Name Award Detail
Kishore vaigyanik protsahan Yojana Up to Rs 7000 per month and contingency grant upto Rs 28000 per annum
PG scholarship scheme for SC/ST student for professional courses For ME/M.Tech- Rs 7800 per month for 2 yearsFor other professional courses- Rs 4500 per month for 2 years
PG scholarship for university rank holders Rs 3100 per month for 2 years
PG Indira Gandhi scholarship for single girl child Rs 36200 per annum for 2 years
Prime minister scholarship scheme for RPF/RPSF Rs 2250 per month for girls and Rs 2000 per month for boys
Prime Minister’s scholarship scheme Rs 3000 per month for female students and Rs 2500 per month to male students
Central sector scheme for scholarship for college and university students Upto Rs 20000 per annum
AICTE Pragati scholarship for girls Upto Rs 50000 per annum and other benefits
AICTE saksham scholarship scheme Upto Rs 50000 per annum and other benefits
National means cum merit scholarship Upto Rs 12000 per annum
National fellowship and scholarship for higher education of ST student Up to Rs 28000 per month and other benefits
Financial assistance of education of the wards of beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers- Pre- Matric Up to Rs 1840
Financial assistance of education of the wards of beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers- Post- Matric Up to Rs 15000
Top-class education for SC student Full tuition fees and other allowance
Scholarships for top class education for students with disabilities Up to Rs 2 lakh per annum and other benefits
Post matric scholarship for students with disabilities Maintenance allowance, book grant, and disability allowance
Pre matric scholarship for students with disabilities Maintenance allowance, book grant, and disability allowance
Merit cum means scholarship for professional and technical courses Course fees up to Rs 20000 per annum and maintenance allowance
Post matric Scholarship scheme for minorities Admission fees, tuition fees, and maintenance allowance
Pre matric Scholarship scheme for minorities Admission fees, tuition fees, and maintenance allowance

Eligibility Criteria for Ishan Uday Special Scholar Scheme

  • A person must be a resident of North Eastern states, including Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Only one girl applicant is allowed (twin girls can apply).
  • The applicant should not be older than 30 years
  • The applicant’s family income must not exceed 4.5 lakh
  • The applicant must be admitted in the first year of any degree program (Ishan Uday Scholarship). The applicant must have been admitted in the first year (PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship) of the regular master’s degree program.

Eligibility Criteria for PG Scholarships For University Rank Holders

  • For PG scholarships for university rank holders, the applicant must have been a graduate exam rank holder.
  • For PG scholarships for SC/ST students, the applicant must be a member of the SC/ST category
  • The applicant must be in the first year after graduation.
  • For PG scholarships for university rank holders, applicants must have attained 60% in graduation
  • The applicant’s maximum age is 30

State NSP Scholarship Schemes

Assam

  • PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR CHILDREN OF THOSE ENGAGED WITH OCCUPATIONS INVOLVING CLEANING OR PRONE TO HEALTH HAZARDS – ASSAM
    • PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP (CLASS IX and X) – ASSAM
    • POST-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP – ASSAM
    • PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO OBC STUDENTS (ASSAM)
    • PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO ST SUBS -ASSAM
    • PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO ST Stuents (CLASS IX & X – ASSAM
    • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR OBC STUDENTS- ASSAM
    • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR ST STUDENTS- ASSAM

Chandigarh

  • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP – SC STUDENTS-CHANDIGARH
    • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR TRANSGENDER STUDENTS CHANDIGARH
    • POST MATRIC SCHEMA FOR OBC STUDENTS CHANDIGARH
    • DR. AMBEDKAR POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD CLASS STUDENTS CHANDIGARH
    • PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEDLE FOR SC STUDENTS IN CLASS IX OR X-CHANDIGARH

Bihar

  • BC-EBC POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP-BIHAR
    • ST-POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP -BIHAR
    • SC POST-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP -BIHAR

Uttarakhand

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship Program for Minorities (100 percent State Sector).-Uttarakhand
    • EBC Students-Uttarakhand: Post Matric Scholarship
    • Pre-Matric Disability Scholarship (State sector)-Uttarakhand
    • Pre-Matric Scholarships for SC Students (State Sector).-Uttarakhand
    • Pre-Matric Scholarships for ST Students (State sector)-Uttarakhand
    • Pre-Matric Scholarships for OBC Students (State Sector 50 & Central Sector 50 %)-Uttarakhand
    • Pre-Matric Scholarships for SC Students (Center Sector).-Uttarakhand
    • Pre-Matric Scholarships for ST Students (Center Sector).-Uttarakhand
    • ST Students-Uttarakhand: Post-Matric Scholarship
    • Post-Matric Scholarships for SC Students-Uttarakhand
    • Post-Matric Scholarships for OBC Students-Uttarakhand

Tripura

  • DR. AMBEDKAR POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD CLASSES(EBC)-TRIPURA
    • PRE-MATRIC ST SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES
    • SCHEMES OF POST-MATRIC ST SCHOLARSHIP
    • POST-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TRIPURA SC STUDENTS
    • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR OBC STUDENTS TRIPURA
    • Dr. B.R. AMBEDKAR POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD CLASSES. (EBC). TRIPURA
    • NEC Merit Scholarship Tripura
    • PRE MATRIC SC CLEANING & HEALTH HAZARD TRIPURA
    • PRE MATRIC SC (CLASSIX AND X-TRIPURA

Karnataka

  • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP (PMS) FOR ST STUDENTS KARNATAKA
    • CENTRALLY SPONSORED SCHEME OF PRE-MATRIC(IX & X) SCHOLARSHIP FOR SCHEDULED TRIBE STUDENTS-KARNATAKA

Meghalaya

  • UMBRELLA SCHEME PERFORMING EDUCATION FOR ST CHILDREN – PREMATRIC SCHOLARSHIP CLASS IX & X FOR ST STUDENTS – MEGHALAYA
    • UMBRELLA SCHEME – POST-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP (PMS), FOR ST STUDENTS – MEGHALAYA

Arunachal Pradesh

  • Umbrella Scheme to Education of ST Students-Pre Matric Scholarship for ST Students Arunachal Pradesh
    • Umbrella Scheme to Education of ST Children-Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students Arunachal Pradesh
    • Scheme to award stipends to students from Schedule Tribes in Arunachal Pradesh

Jammu Kashmir

  • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO ST STUDENTS-JAMMU and KASHMIR

Dadra, Nagar Haveli

  • PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO OBCSTUDENTS-DADRA NAGAR ARELI
    • PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO SC STUDENTS -DADRA NAGAR HAVELI
    • PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO ST SUBS-DADRA NAGAR HAVELI

Himachal Pradesh

  • CENTRALLY SPONSORED MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEEME FOR SC STUDENTS – HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • CENTRALLY SPONSORED MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEE FOR ST STUDENTS – HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • CENTRALLY SPONSORED POS MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHME FOR OBC STUDENTS – HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • CENTRALLY SPONSORED PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMA FOR ST STUDENTS – HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • CENTRALLY SPONSORED PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEEME FOR SC STUDENTS – HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • CENTRALLY SPONSORED PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHME FOR OBC STUDENTS – HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • DR. AMBEDKAR POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD CLASS STUDENTS – HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • MUKHYA MANTRI YOJANA – HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • MAHARISHI BALMIKI CHATRAVRITI YOJANA–HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • INTEGRATED RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM(IRDP)-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • KALPANA CHAWLA CHATRAVRITI YOJANAHIMACHAL PRADESH
    • INDIRA GANDHI UTKRISHT CHATRAVRITI YOJANA –HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • THAKUR SEN NEGI UTKRISHT CHATRAVRITI YOJANA -HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • SWAMI VIVEKANAND UTKRISHT UTKRISHT UTKRITI YOJANAHIMACHAL PRADESH
    • DR. AMBEDKAR MEDHAVI CHATRAVRITI YOJANA SC STUDENTS-HIMACHALPRADESH
    • DR.AMBEDKAR MEDHAVI CHATRAVRITI YOJANA OBC STUDENTS HIMACHAL PRADESH

Manipur

  • Pre-Matric Scholarships for ST Students (For Class IX & X)-Manipur
    • ST Students-Manipur – Post Matric Scholarship

NSP Scholarship

NSP Scholarship 2020’s main goal is

  • The scholarship will be distributed promptly to students in order to ensure timely distribution.
  • This will make it easier for students to apply.
  • To create a platform that unites the scholarship plans of both the Central and State Governments
  • To avoid duplication of the processing and to create a learner’s base.

The NSP 2.0 – Benefits

  • All scholarship information in one place
  • Simple application
  • One integrated application
  • For students to suggest the best scholarship program to apply for
  • There are no double applications
  • Transparent records
  • Up to date data available
  • As a decision support tool (DSS), we can assist ministries and departments.

Documents

  • Aadhar Card
  • Passbook for Bank Accounts
  • Caste Certificate for those who belong to a particular category
  • Income certificate according to your scholarship type
  • Mobile Number
  • Photograph of passport size
  • Previous Year Education Qualification certificate.
  • Self-declaration certificate.

First Step Registration

  • Register yourself at the National Scholarship
  • You can click on the homepage of the website.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions, then click the “continue” button.
  • Please enter the following details: name, date, birth, mobile number and gender.
  • Enter the captcha code, and then click on the “Register” option

Second Step Login

  • Log in using your “Student Register ID”
  • Click on the ” Application Icon
  • On the screen, you will see the application form
  • Please fill in the required details: State of domicile, name of student, date of birth, community/ category, father’s name, Aadhaar number, mobile number, scholarship category, gender, religion, mother’s name, annual family income, email ID, etc.
  • Next page will appear when you click on “Save & Proceed”.
  • Send the scanned copies of your documents.
  • Click on “Final Submission”
  • Therefore, the application must be submitted.

Check Your Application Status

  • First, visit the national scholarship portal’s website.
  • You will see the home page open right in front of your eyes
  • Click on the login link to access the homepage and choose your year.
  • You will now need to enter your application ID number and password
  • Next, click on Check Your Status
  • You will see the application status on your screen

Check Scheme Wise Scholarship Sanctioned Liste

  • You can check by going to the Official Websites .
  • You can click on the homepage of the website.
  • Click Now, ” Scholarship Sanctioned List
  • Select an academic year, type of application, ministry, scheme or state.
  • Enter the captcha code, and then click the submit button
  • The list will be displayed on the screen

How to Apply for Renewal

Search Institute/School/ITI

  • You can check by going to the Official Websites.
  • You can click on the homepage of the website to search for Institute/ School/ ITI .
  • Please enter the details of the Institution State, Institution District, Institute/College/ITI, and School/College/ITI name (Optional).
  • Click “Get Institution List” to see more information

Check Your Eligibility at NSP 2.0

All applicants who wish to apply for NSP scholarships must verify their eligibility using these simple steps:

  • You can check your eligibility by visiting the National Scholarship website
  • You can go to “services” from the homepage of the website.
  • From the drop-down menu, click ” scheme
  • Please enter the following details: Domicile State/UT; Course Level; Religion; Caste/Community category; Gender; Parent Annual Income; Whether Disabled.
  • Click on the “check eligibility”.

Registration Process of National Scholarship Portal

How to find a district-wise nodal officer

  • Visit the Official Web
  • Click “services” from the homepage of the website.
  • Click on ” Search Officer Detail
  • Choose a ministry, state or district, and a scheme
  • Captcha code appears in image
  • Click the “submit” button to see more information.

Checklist of Ministry Coordinators

  • Visit the national scholarship portal’s website.
  • You will see a Home page.
  • Click on the Services link from the homepage
  • Click the link to access the list of ministry coordinators
  • You will see a new window with the contact information and a list of all ministry officers.

Get Your AISHE Code

To find your AISHE Code, applicants must follow the following steps:

  • Go to the National Scholarship
  • Click “services” from the homepage of the website.
  • From the drop-down menu, click to know your AISHE code.
  • Choose your type of institution, state, district, or university type and choose your name
  • Click the submit button to see a list of colleges that have AISHE codes

Get Your Payment-NSP

  • You can find your payment information at the official website.
  • Click the to know your payment.
  • Enter the details you were asked to enter, such as
    • Bank
    • No account
    • Confirm your account number
    • Verification code
  • Click the search option to display more information

Track NSP Status Online

  • You can track NSP payments information by visiting the website.
  • Click on the home page to track NSP payments .option
  • Enter the details you were asked to enter, such as
    • Bank
    • Account ID or NSP Application ID
    • Verification code
  • Select the search option to display more information

Download App of National Scholarship Portal

  • First, visit the national scholarship portal’s website.
  • You will see a home page.
  • You will need to click on the homepage.
  • You will now need to click on “Install”.
  • The app will be downloaded to your mobile phone

Filling the Registration Form

  • Visit the national scholarship portal’s official website
  • You will see a home page.
  • You will need to click Institute login.
  • Login A login form will now be available in front of your eyes where you need to:
    • Choose an academic year
    • Enter user ID
    • Now, enter your password
    • Enter captcha code
    • Click here to log in to the NSP profile
  • A dialogue box will now appear on your screen asking you to click the OK option. Click on the OK option.
  • Register now Get it now! Registration Form You will find it right in front of your eyes.
    • First, upload the identity document of the Nodal officer of the institute to your registration form. To do this, click on the choose file button and select the desired image. Remember that the image must be in PDF format or JPEG format. It should not exceed 200kb in size. Next, click on Upload Identity Proof.
    • You will now need to fill in all required information on the registration form, such as:
      • AISHE/DISE/NCVT Code
      • Name of the Institute
      • Are you looking to modify the name according to AISHE/DISE in NSP
      • Nature is your teacher
      • Affiliated board/university name
      • The total student body in the institute
      • Address of the Institute
      • Institute state
      • District
      • URL of the institute’s website
      • Detail about the head of the institution
      • Information about the designated Institute Nodal Officer for NSP
  • OTP An OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number the Nodal Officer of the Institute. Enter the OTP into the OTP box. Fill in all the other information.
  • Fill in the information carefully before submitting it. After saving the information, click the Save Form option. Then, you will need to click the final submit button.
  • Reference ID After submitting the form, a reference ID is generated. The form will then be sent to the district Nodal officer.
  • Print out: You will need to print this form and give it to the Nodal officer in your district. You must sign and stamp the form.

How To Update The Profile Of The Institute

The new password will be sent to the registered mobile number of Institute Nodal officers if the registration form has been approved by the district Nodal Officer. To make your profile functional, you will need to log in with a new password. Follow the steps below.

  • Login A login page will now appear in front of you, where you need to:
    • Choose an academic year
    • Enter password
    • Enter the user ID.
    • Enter captcha code
    • Click here to log in to the NSG profile
  • OTP –Now OTP will go to the registered mobile number of the Nodal Officer. Enter the OTP, then click on confirm OTP.
  • Password Reset:Now, a new page will open for you. Here you can reset your password. You will need to click submit after that. You will now need to click Continue to Login.
  • Profile Update:Now, the Nodal Officer at the institute is required to make the profile update. Click on administration to do this. After that , click on administration.
  • OTP:Now an OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number. Enter the OTP, then click on confirm OTP.
  • Update your profile as an institute: A form will now be available for you to update any information.
    • Institute details
      • Name
      • The institute nature
      • Name of the university or board
      • Available Course Levels
      • Board state
      • DISE/AISHE/NCVT Code
      • Address of the Institute
      • Institute state
      • District
      • Pincode Institute
      • Institute taluka aur bloc
      • Upload a registered certificate
    • Contact person details
      • Name
      • Mobile number
      • Telefon
      • Email
      • OTP
    • Bank details
      • IFSC code
      • Number of bank account
  • Final SubmitNow, click on final submit. A message will appear on your screen stating that your profile was successfully updated.

Do’s & Don’ts While Apply Online National Scholarship

What to Do for Scholarship Form

  • Please read the guidelines: Scholarship applicants are expected to carefully review the guidelines. To avoid confusion at the next stage, please carefully read the eligibility criteria, application guidelines, ineligibility, and other details.
  • The deadline for the scholarship must be kept in mind: When applying for scholarships, applicants should remember the deadline.
  • Keep the following documents handy: All the documents such as identity proof, address proof and income proof must be available before you fill out the application form. Without all required documents, the application will be incomplete. It is a good idea to have a soft copy of all documents on hand in order to ensure a smooth application process.
  • Before submitting an application, applicants must proofread it and verify every detail. Some scholarships don’t allow for corrections after submission. Sometimes, incorrect information can cause your scholarship to be rejected.
  • Keep a copy of your submitted application. You should keep a copy of your submitted application so you can follow its progress. Applicants must ensure that the email ID and mobile number provided in the application are correct before the scholarship provider can contact them for confirmation or further selection.
  • Fill the application form yourself: Always try to fill out the scholarship form completely by yourself. This will lower the chance of you filling in any incorrect information.

Do Nots for NSP Scholarship Form

  • Do not submit incomplete information Never submit incomplete applications. An incomplete application form will result in the rejection of the applicant’s application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to complete the application form and enter all required details.
  • Avoid misleading information sources When applying for scholarships, avoid all misleading information sources. Only trust reliable sources for information. Apply for the scholarship only through the official website. While you can refer to other websites for information, applications should only be made through the official website.
  • Keep your login details private: Applicants must keep their login details confidential. Your scholarship may be denied if you share your login details with too many people.
  • Don’t give misleading information Your application will be rejected if you don’t provide clear and concise information. Your scholarship application can be rejected if the provider finds any incorrect or misleading information.
  • Don’t wait until the last day: Fill the application form as soon as possible to avoid last-minute headaches. Due to high traffic, the portal may not be available on the last day. You will be unable to submit your application. All applicants are advised fill out the application form by the deadline.

Workflow of National Scholarship Portal

  • Student registration and submission of applications
  • Verification of level 1 application at Institute level
  • Level 2/3 verification of application at district/state/ministry level
  • PFMS allows for account validation and the creation of beneficiary records
  • App deduplication and merit listing generation
  • Financial approval and payment file generation
  • DBT Scholarship Disbursement

Users of NSP

  • Student/Applicant
  • Nodal officer in institute
  • District/State/Ministry nodal officer
  • Scheme owner ministries/department/other government bodies
  • Ministry of electronics and Information Technology
  • Direct benefit transfer mission, cabinet secretariat
  • Centre for national informatics
  • Help desk

Be Careful While Registering at The Portal

Role Of Ministry Of Electronics And Information Technology

  • National scholarship portals are owned by the ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
  • It is also responsible to ensure that NSP continues as planned.
  • Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is responsible for granting administrative approval to NSP to NIC
  • This ministry is also responsible to provide input for NSP value addition
  • MietY is also responsible to monitor and review the NSP

Role Of Direct Benefit Transfer Mission, Cabinet Secretariat

  • DBT mission plays a significant role in administration of NSP
  • DBT also coordinates with all scheme owners ministries, departments, and other government agencies.
  • DBT mission will also simplify the process and provide guidance for Ministry of Electronics and information technology and NIC at times
  • DBT mission also reviews standard operating procedures, guidelines and user manuals that are distributed to NSP users.
  • The mission’s designated officers are responsible for approving various dates and deadlines for all schemes that are onboard on NSP.
  • DBT mission provides time-to-time guidance in NSP and suggestions for improvisation.
  • DBT mission also reviews forms, reports, and workflows for NSP.
  • DBT mission also provides guidance and coordination to integrate and share data with key bodies

Role Of National Informatics Centre

  • A national informatics center is an option for maintaining and developing NSP
  • NIC is responsible for developing and maintaining NSP infrastructure, which includes hardware and software components.
  • The National Informatics Centre manages the operation of NSP Helpdesk.
  • NIC also manages data exchange and integration with other applications.
  • NIC also conducts security audits of NSP.
  • NIC also drafts and updates important processes such as the standard operating procedure, guidelines, and user manual.
  • National Informatics Centre makes the necessary changes to NSP applications in accordance with the recommendations
  • NIC is responsible for the configuration of the scheme according to details provided by key scheme owners.
  • National Informatics Centre has shared the NSP guidelines with owners of this scheme.

Role Of Helpdesk

  • Help desk’s role is to provide assistance at the first level to national scholarship portal users
  • Helpdesk also assists students in filling out registration applications.
  • Helpdesk also provides technical support
  • Helpdesk also assists in escalating critical issues to National Scholarship Portal team when necessary
  • The helpdesk will keep the category-specific list of frequently asked questions for users.
  • Helpdesk will keep operators of call center agencies informed about the progress of the national scholarship portal.

Role Of Scheme Owner Ministries/Departments/Other Government Bodies

  • The scheme owner/ministry/department/other government bodies will be responsible for operating National scholarship portal for all activities
  • For answering the queries of any law enforcement agency or RTI related to Scheme The scheme owner/ministry/department/other government bodies are responsible
  • The scheme owner/ministry/department/other government bodies are required to abide by the IT act, Aadhaar act and all other government rules and regulations
  • The data and report concerning the schemes are required to be provided by The scheme owner/ministry/department/other government bodies to the government organisations
  • The scheme owner/ministry/department/other government bodies are required to store all the data of the portal
  • The verification of the correctness of scheme configuration on NPS are required to be done by The scheme owner/ministry/department/other government bodies
  • The overall progress of the scheme will also be monitored by The scheme owner/ministry/department/other government bodies
  • The scheme owner/ministry/department/other government bodies are required to issue timely instructions to district/state/ministry nodal officers
  • Training to the state and district nodal officers from time to time are required to be provided by The scheme owner/ministry/department/other government bodies
  • The scheme owner/ministry/department/other government bodies are required to provide the name of Central and state nodal officers along with their contact details. This information must be displayed on the portal
  • PFMS detail’s authenticity should be maintained by The scheme owner/ministry/department/other government bodies at PFMS
  • The details on the PFMS portal should be provided by The scheme owner/ministry/department/other government bodies
  • The confirmation for adherence of NPS guidelines are required to be provided by The scheme owner/ministry/department/other government bodies

Institute Nodal Officer Registration Process

  • For the academic year 2019-20, institutes that log in for the first-time will need to complete the registration form for institute nodal officers
  • The Nodal Officer must log in to NSP using their user credentials. Once logged in, they will need to complete the registration form entering all required information.
  • The Nodal Officer will upload the identity document.
  • The form must be locked by the Nodal Officer and printed out by him.
  • The Nodal Officer must then have it attested by the head de l’institut
  • The form is required to be submitted physically to the respective district/state/ministry Nodal Officer
  • The district/state/ministry Nodal Officer will verify this form and details entered in the form
  • Then, he/she must approve or deny the details of the institute Nodal officer registration form via the portal using the option verify Institute registration.
  • Once approval has been given, the new password and user credential will be sent to the registered mobile number of Nodal Officer at the institute.
  • A duplicate copy of the application will be sent to Institute Nodal Officer.
  • The portal can be accessed by the Institute Nodal Officer using their user credentials

First Level Verification of NSP

  • The institute Nodal Officer should verify the accuracy of the application form.
  • The documents uploaded by the students should also be verified by the institute Nodal Officer and Institute level officer is required to keep the copies of supporting document which is submitted by the student as the district/state/ministry Nodal Officer can ask for copies from the institute Nodal Officer from time to time
  • The institute Nodal Officer has the power to approve, reject or defect an application
  • The reason why the applicant’s application was rejected or deficient by the institute Nodal Officer must be given to the student so it can be provided.
  • The student will receive a corrected application for any infected applications
  • The student must correct any errors and submit the application.
  • The Institute Nodal Officer is responsible for ensuring that due diligence is performed in accordance with the scheme guidelines as well as internal processes
  • The institute’s Nodal Officer oversees the review of all applications.
  • The Institute Nodal Officer is responsible for ensuring that there are no pending applications at the last date of Level 1 Verification
  • Before payment is made, the institute Nodal Officer may also mark a fake application.

District/State Level Nodal Officer Creation

  • The login credentials are created for state nodal officials when the ministry Nodal Officer creates the user for state
  • All details are entered by the ministry Nodal Officer
  • After entering details into the system, a unique username and password are generated. These usernames and passwords will be sent to the mobile phone number of the Ministry’s state Nodal Officer.
  • The login credentials for the district nodal officers will be created when the state Nodal officer creates the user.
  • All details are entered by the state nodal officers
  • After you have entered your details, the system will generate a unique username. The username and password will then be sent to the mobile number registered by the state Nodal Office.
  • If the district Nodal officer is changed, he/she should approach the state Nodal Official to request the reset of the password on the change mobile number.
  • If the state Nodal officer is not in the same place, he/she can contact the Nodal Officer at the Ministry level to request a reset password or change of mobile number

Important Information About Stakeholders

  • The government can take legal action if there is unauthorised activity on NSP
  • RTI-related queries cannot be answered by NIC directly
  • External agencies’ validation results will be considered final.
  • The nodal verifying agent will deal with any grievances arising from such outcomes
  • The data will be secured by NIC
  • Each party has to take every reasonable step to realize the project’s objective

Helpline number

You can reach these numbers and email ids for any question

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