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AICTE Pragati Scheme for Girls: Here’s How to Apply for Scholarships of Rs 50,000 per Annum

Online applications for AICTE Pragati Scheme for girls pursuing a degree or diploma in technical education has begun on the National Scholarship Portal

Fresh applications for the AICTE Pragati Scheme for girls, as part of which girls pursuing a degree or diploma in technical subjects stand a chance to get a scholarship of Rs 50,000 per year, are now being accepted on the National Scholarship Portal (NSP). The All India Council of Technical Education provides 5000 scholarships every year under this scheme to its approved institutions.

Female students with a family income of less than Rs 8 lakh per annum and who are in the first year of degree or diploma level course or second year of degree level course through lateral entry in any of the AICTE approved Institutions can apply for the scholarship before 31 October 2020. A maximum of two girls from the same family can apply for the AICTE Pragati Scheme for girls.

How to Apply for AICTE Pragati Scheme for Girls

Interested and eligible applicants need to keep the following guidelines in mind while applying for the AICTE Pragati Scheme for Girls pursuing degree or diploma:

  • Applicants applying for the scholarship for the first time need to register on the National Scholarship Portal as a fresh applicant.
  • The students’ registration form needs to be carefully filled with accurate and authentic information as provided in their documents.
  • Students need to provide a working mobile number and e-mail address as all the communications and one-time passwords related to portal activities will be sent on the registered contact details.
  • An active bank account number and IFSC code of the bank branch of the student will need to be provided while filling the online application.
  • The applicant’s Aadhaar number would also be needed.
  • In case an applicant has no Aadhaar number then they would have to provide a bonafide certificate issued by their institute or school in the prescribed proforma along-with Aadhaar enrolment number or scanned copy of the first page of their Bank passbook.

While the last date for the students to apply is 31 October 2020, the institution where the candidate is studying will be required to verify the online application before 15 November 2020. Selected students will receive Rs 50,000 per annum for every year of a maximum of 4 years for first-year admitted students and a maximum of 3 years for the second year admitted students through lateral entry. Those who wish to register for the scholarships can visit the official website for more information.


  1. Tejaswini A S

    Yes indeed I have heard lot about this website who provides scholarship for young women to empower them. Indeed u ppl r doing a great job. Every girl in the society wants to be independent, but they monetary support. If the concerned authorities feel that I m eligible please do support me with monetary fund

  2. Divyasri

    Sir I have a doubt that I have completed diploma .now am lateral entry to btech 2 year I had an opportunity in pargathi in diploma.Can I apply the Pragathi through btech. Does I have elligibility to apply now ?

  3. Mansi tyagi

    Sir , My name is Mansi tyagi.. I’m a student of Bsc Nursing2nd year… I filled the NSP form in the scheme of AICTE of pragti girls students but by mistake i filled wrong institue name .. But after the defection of NSP form i filled the correct institue name but in NSP form there is red mark shows that the scheme of AICTE is closed nd i’m not able to apply any type of scheme which is currently open … What can i do sir.. I’m a fresher candidate to apply the scholarship.. Plzz help me sir… How can i change the scheme of NSP.. In NSP form there is no option of withdraw application..

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