AICTE scholarship has been announced for postgraduate students doing their Master of Engineering, Master of Technology, Master of Architecture, and Master of Pharmacy courses s in AICTE approved institutions and university departments. The All India Council of Technical Education awards a postgraduate scholarship of Rs 12,400 per month to ensure the development of technical education in India.
Who can Apply for AICTE Scholarship for Postgraduates?
Postgraduate students who are admitted in Master of Engineering, Master of Technology, Master of Architecture, or Master of Pharmacy courses with a valid GATE or GPAT score at the time of admission are eligible to apply for the for AICTE scholarship for postgraduate students. The scholarship will only be granted to students who do not receive any financial assistance, stipend or salary from any other organization says the AICTE website.
Foreign students, sponsored candidates, and candidates admitted in PG programs through management quota are not eligible for the AICTE scholarship. The scholarship will be tenable for 24 months or the completion of course, whichever is earlier. The AICTE scholarship may also be discontinued if any misbehavior from the selected student comes to light, says the AICTE website.
How to Apply for AICTE Scholarship for Postgraduates?
The AICTE website has provided detailed guidelines for both the Universities and interested students to register for the AICTE scholarship. The student is first required to generate a ‘Student ID’ by entering all their information such as GATE, Personal, and Bank Details. The student needs to also upload the appropriate and required attachments before clicking on the ‘Submit Application’ button in the Student Portal. Student status is set to ‘Verification awaited by Institute’ and the student record is visible in the ‘PG Student Verification ‘ Screen to the Institute. Upon verification, by the institute, the Student ID would be provided to the candidates. Also, the Bank Account name and student name must be the same. There are several other details and guidelines, for which interested students are advised to go through the official AICTE website.