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What is the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) 2021? How to register and log in. Check Details Here

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National Scholarship Portal (NSP) 

The Government of India provides scholarships to all those students who are not able to finance their education. For this purpose, the government has launched a National Scholarship Portal. Through this article, we are going to tell you all the important information regarding the National scholarship portal like what is the National Scholarship Portal? its objective, benefits, features, eligibility criteria, application procedure, etc. So if you are interested to grab every single detail regarding the National scholarship portal then you are requested to read this article very carefully till the end.

National Scholarship Scheme 2021

Through the National scholarship portal, the students can apply for various scholarship schemes offered by the central and state government. This portal has been launched by the Ministry of Electronics and Information technology, Government of India. Through this portal, the beneficiaries can even check their application status. If you want to get a scholarship offered by the government then you have to apply online on the National Scholarship Portal by following the procedure given by us. Fresh applications are also being accepted from 21st August 2020. The students are now not required to visit government offices in order to apply for scholarships. They just have to go to the official website and apply for a scholarship.

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National scholarship Last Date Extended

To encourage education the government provides scholarships to all the eligible students. This scholarship is provided every year. For the year 2021 the last date to apply for a scholarship has been extended by the government. The higher education director of the state has issued a notification to all the schools, colleges, universities. In this notification, he has asked all the educational institutions to ensure that all the eligible students apply for the scholarship before the last date. All the school students for level 1.1 and level 1.2 can apply for scholarship till 31st December 2020. The last date of the first phase verification is 31st January 2021 and the last date of 2nd phase verification is 28 February 2021. All the minority students who wish to apply for the scholarship on pre metric, post matriculation, and merit basis will have to apply before 31st December 2020

Schemes of National Scholarship Portal (NSP) 2021

Central schemes

  • Ministry of Minority Affairs
    • Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
    • Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities
    • Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses CS
  • Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
    • Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
    • Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
    • Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities.
  • Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
    • Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students
  • Ministry of Labour & Employment
    • Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Post-Matric
    • Financial Assistance for Education of the Wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers – Pre-Matric
    • Aam Aadmi Bima Yojna Scholarship for Andhra Pradesh
  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs
    • National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST 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
    • CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
  • WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs
    • Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces And Assam Rifles
    • PRIME MINISTER’S SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FORWARDS OF STATES/UTs POLICE PERSONNEL MARTYRED DURING TERROR/NAXAL ATTACKS
  • RPF/RPSF, Ministry of Railway
    • Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF

Key Points of National Scholarship Portal (NSP)

Name of the portalNational Scholarship Portal
Launched byCentral Government of India
MinistryMinistry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India
BeneficiariesStudents
Start Date Of ScholarshipJuly 2020
Last Date To ApplyNot Announced Soon
BenefitsScholarship Benefits
Mode of applicationOnline
Official websitehttps://scholarships.gov.in/

UGC- Schemes (University Grant Commission)

University Grants Commission (UGC) is the Apex body for the higher education system in India. University Grants Commission is also hosting some of its scholarships on the national scholarship portal. These scholarships will provide financial support to the students of college and university. The application procedure for NSP UGC Scholarship has started and the last date to apply for the scholarship is 5th February 2021 (Extended). You are required to read this article to grab all the information regarding NSP UGC scholarship 2020.

UGC Scholarship Application Deadline Extended

UGC has extended the deadline of the online application procedure for the scholarship. All those students who have still not applied or renewed their application can be able to do so. The last date to apply for UGC scholarship on national scholarship portal is 20 January 2021 and the last date for the student verification by the institute has also been extended. Now the new date for verification is 5 February 2021. The application process on the national scholarship portal has started from 1st September 2020. For Indira Gandhi PG scholarship for the 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. All the students who are interested to get a scholarship are required to fill the application form as soon as possible.

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Schedule of UGC scholarship

 Ishan Uday special scholarship scheme for North eastern regionPG Indira Gandhi scholarship for single girl childPG scholarship for university rank holdersPG scholarship scheme for SC ST students for pursuing professional courses
Last date20 January 202120 January 202120 January 202120 January 2021
Defective verification date5 February 20215 February 2021  5 February 20215 February 2021
University verification date5 February 20215 February 20215 February 20215 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 date20 January 202120 January 202120 January 202120 January 2021
Defective verification date5 February 20215 February 2021  5 February 20215 February 2021
University verification date5 February 20215 February 20215 February 20215 February 2021

Number of UGC Scholarships

Name of ScholarshipNumber of ScholarshipsAward Details
Ishan Uday special scholarship scheme for NER10,000Rs 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 child3,000Rs 36,200 per annum for two years
PG scholarship for university rank holders3,000Rs 3,100 per month for two years
PG scholarship scheme for SC/ST students for professional courses1,000Rs 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 NameAward Detail
Kishore vaigyanik protsahan YojanaUp to Rs 7000 per month and contingency grant upto Rs 28000 per annum
PG scholarship scheme for SC/ST student for professional coursesFor 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 holdersRs 3100 per month for 2 years
PG Indira Gandhi scholarship for single girl childRs 36200 per annum for 2 years
Prime minister scholarship scheme for RPF/RPSFRs 2250 per month for girls and Rs 2000 per month for boys
Prime Minister’s scholarship schemeRs 3000 per month for female students and Rs 2500 per month to male students
Central sector scheme for scholarship for college and university studentsUpto Rs 20000 per annum
AICTE Pragati scholarship for girlsUpto Rs 50000 per annum and other benefits
AICTE saksham scholarship schemeUpto Rs 50000 per annum and other benefits
National means cum merit scholarshipUpto Rs 12000 per annum
National fellowship and scholarship for higher education of ST studentUp to Rs 28000 per month and other benefits
Financial assistance of education of the wards of beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers- Pre- MatricUpto Rs 1840
Financial assistance of education of the wards of beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM Workers- Post- MatricUp to Rs 15000
Top class education for SC studentFull tuition fees and other allowance
Scholarships for top class education for students with disabilitiesUpto Rs 2 lakh per annum and other benefits
Post matric scholarship for student with disabilitiesMaintenance allowance, book grant and disability allowance
Pre matric scholarship for students with disabilitiesMaintenance allowance, book grant and disability allowance
Merit cum means scholarship for professional and technical coursesCourse fees upto Rs 20000 per annum and maintenance allowance
Post matric Scholarship scheme for minoritiesAdmission fees, tuition fees and maintenance allowance
Pre matric Scholarship scheme for minoritiesAdmission fees, tuition fees and maintenance allowance

Eligibility Criteria For Ishan Uday Special Scholarship Scheme

  • The applicant must belong to domiciles of North Eastern states including Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Nagaland ( for Ishan Uday special scholarship scheme only)
  • The applicant must be single girl child in the family (twin daughters can also apply) (only for PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for single girl child)
  • An applicant’s age should be less than 30 years
  • The family income of the applicant must be less than 4.5 lakh
  • The applicant must have taken admission in the first year of any degree course(Ishan Uday scholarship). The applicant must have taken admission in the first year of the regular master degree program (PG Indira Gandhi scholarship)

Eligibility Criteria For PG Scholarship For University Rank Holders

  • The applicant must be a rank holder in their graduation exam (for PG scholarship for university rank holders)
  • The applicant must belong to SC/ST category (for PG scholarship scheme for SC/ST students)
  • An applicant must be pursuing the first year of post-graduation studies
  • The applicant must have secured 60% marks in graduation (for PG scholarship for university rank holders)
  • The maximum age limit of the applicant is 30 years

State NSP Scholarship Schemes

Assam

  • PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO THE CHILDREN OF THOSE ENGAGED IN OCCUPATIONS INVOLVING CLEANING AND PRONE TO HEALTH HAZARDS – ASSAM
    • PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS (CLASS IX AND X) – ASSAM
    • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS – ASSAM
    • PRE MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO OBC STUDENTS –ASSAM
    • PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO ST STUDENTS –ASSAM
    • PRE MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO ST STUDENTS (CLASS IX AND X) – ASSAM
    • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO OBC STUDENTS – ASSAM
    • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO ST STUDENTS – ASSAM

Chandigarh

  • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS-CHANDIGARH
    • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR TRANSGENDER STUDENTS-CHANDIGARH
    • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR OBC STUDENTS-CHANDIGARH
    • DR.AMBEDKAR POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD CLASS STUDENTS-CHANDIGARH
    • PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR SC STUDENTS OF CLASS IX AND X-CHANDIGARH

Bihar

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

Uttarakhand

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority (100 percent State Sector)-Uttarakhand
    • Post Matric Scholarship for EBC Students-Uttarakhand
    • Pre-Matric Disability Scholarship (State Sector)-Uttarakhand
    • Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (State Sector)-Uttarakhand
    • Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (State Sector)-Uttarakhand
    • Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (State Sector 50% and Central Sector 50%)-Uttarakhand
    • Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Center Sector)-Uttarakhand
    • Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Center Sector)-Uttarakhand
    • Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students-Uttarakhand
    • Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students-Uttarakhand
    • Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students-Uttarakhand

Tripura

  • DR.AMBEDKAR POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD CLASSES (EBC)(SECONDARY EDUCATION)-TRIPURA
    • PRE-MATRIC ST SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES
    • POST-MATRIC ST SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES
    • POST-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS TRIPURA
    • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR OBC STUDENTS TRIPURA
    • Dr. B.R. AMBEDKAR POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD CLASSES (EBC). – TRIPURA
    • NEC Merit Scholarship Tripura
    • PRE MATRIC SC CLEANING AND HEALTH HAZARD –TRIPURA
    • PRE MATRIC SC (CLASS IX 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 FOR EDUCATION OF ST CHILDREN – PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP (CLASS IX & X) FOR ST STUDENTS – MEGHALAYA
    • UMBRELLA SCHEME FOR EDUCATION OF ST CHILDREN – POST-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP (PMS) FOR ST STUDENTS – MEGHALAYA

Arunachal Pradesh

  • Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Students-Pre Matric Scholarship (Class IX & X) for ST Students Arunachal Pradesh
    • Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children -Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students Arunachal Pradesh
    • Scheme for Award of Stipend to the schedule tribe students of Arunachal Pradesh

Jammu Kashmir

  • POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO ST STUDENTS -JAMMU AND KASHMIR

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

  • PRE MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO OBC STUDENTS-DADRA NAGAR HAVELI
    • PRE MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO SC STUDENTS-DADRA NAGAR HAVELI
    • PRE MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP TO ST STUDENTS-DADRA NAGAR HAVELI

Himachal Pradesh

  • CENTRALLY SPONSORED POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR SC STUDENTS-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • CENTRALLY SPONSORED POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR ST STUDENTS-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • CENTRALLY SPONSORED POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR OBC STUDENTS-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • CENTRALLY SPONSORED PRE MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR ST STUDENTS-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • CENTRALLY SPONSORED PRE MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR SC STUDENTS-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • CENTRALLY SPONSORED PRE MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR OBC STUDENTS-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • DR.AMBEDKAR POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD CLASS STUDENTS-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • MUKHYA MANTRI PROTSAHAN YOJANA-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • MAHARISHI BALMIKI CHATRAVRITI YOJANA-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • INTEGRATED RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM(IRDP)-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • KALPANA CHAWLA CHATRAVRITI YOJANA-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • INDIRA GANDHI UTKRISHT CHATRAVRITI YOJANA -HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • THAKUR SEN NEGI UTKRISHT CHATRAVRITI YOJANA -HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • SWAMI VIVEKANAND UTKRISHT CHARAVRITI YOJANA-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • DR.AMBEDKAR MEDHAVI CHATRAVRITI YOJANA FOR SC STUDENTS-HIMACHAL PRADESH
    • DR.AMBEDKAR MEDHAVI CHATRAVRITI YOJANA FOR OBC STUDENTS-HIMACHAL PRADESH

Manipur

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST students (For Class IX and X)-Manipur
    • Post Matric Scholarship for ST students-Manipur

Objective of NSP Scholarship

The main objective of NSP Scholarship 2020 is

  • To ensure the distribution of the scholarships will be done timely to the students.
  • Now To make an application procedure easier for the students
  • To make a common platform for Central and State Governments scholarship plans
  • For no duplication in the processing and creating a learner’s database.

Benefits of NSP 2.0

  • Information about all the scholarship in one portal
  • Easy application procedure
  • Single integrated application
  • Suggest for the students about the best scholarship scheme to apply
  • No double applications
  • Transparent records.
  • Up to date data available
  • Help as a decision support system (DSS) for Ministries and departments 

Documents Required

  • Aadhar Card
  • Bank account Passbook.
  • Caste Certificate if you belong to a special category.
  • Income certificate as per your scholarship type.
  • Mobile Number
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Previous Year Education Qualification certificate.
  • Self-declaration certificate.

First Step Registration

What is the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) 2021? How to register and log in. Check Details Here
  • Read the instructions appears on the screen, tick the checkbox and click “continue” option
  •  Enter the details as asked on the screen such as name, date of birth, mobile number, gender, email ID, bank details etc.
  • Enter the captcha code and click the “Register” option

Second Step Login

  • Log in through your “Student Registration ID”
  • Click on “Application Form” Icon
NSP Portal 2020
  • The application form will be displayed on the screen
  • Fill in the asked details i.e State of Domicile, Name of the student, Date of Birth, Community/ Category, Father’s Name, Aadhaar card Number, Mobile Number, Scholarship Category, Gender, Religion, Mother’s Name, Annual Family Income, Email ID etc.
National Scholarship Portal
  • Click on “Save & Continue”, next page appeared.
  • Upload the scanned copies of the documents.
  • Click on “Final Submission’’
  • Thus, Application is finally submitted.

Procedure To Check Application Status

  • First of all, go to the official website of the national scholarship portal
  • The home page will open in front of you
  • On the home page, you need to click on the login link and select your year
  • Now you have to enter your application ID and password
  • After that, you are required to click on check your status
  • The application status will be on your screen

Procedure to check Scheme Wise Scholarship Sanctioned List

Scheme Wise Scholarship Sanctioned List
  • Choose an academic year, application type, ministry, scheme, state and district
  • Enter captcha code and click submit option
  • The list will appear on the screen

Procedure to apply for Renewal

Online Application Form National Scholarship Portal
  • Now enter application ID, password and captcha appears on the screen
  • Click the “login” option and apply for renewal of the application

Procedure to Search Institute/School/ITI

Search Institute
  • Enter the details Institution State, Institution District, Institute /College/ITI and School/College/ITI Name(Optional) 
  • Now click “Get  Institution list” option and information will appear

Procedure To Check Eligibility At NSP 2.0

Any applicants who want to apply for a scholarship under NSP have to check their eligibility by following a few easy steps:

Check Eligibility At NSP 2.0
  • Enter the details such as Domicile State/UT, Course Level, Religion, Caste/Community Category, Gender, Parent Annual Income, Whether Disabled and captcha code
  • Click the “check eligibility” option

Registration Procedure of National Scholarship Portal

Procedure to search district wise nodal officer

Search Your Nodal Officer
  • Select ministry, state, district and scheme
  • Enter captcha code appears in the image
  • Click “submit” option and information will appear on the screen

Check List of Ministry Coordinators

  • Go to the official website of the national scholarship portal
  • A Home page will be open in front of you
  • On the homepage click on the services link
  • From the services link select check the list of ministry coordinators
  • A new window will be open in front of you with the list of all we ministry officers along with their contact details

Know Your AISHE Code

To know your AISHE Code applicants have to follow few easy
steps as mentioned further:-

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Know Your AISHE Code
  • Select your institution type, state, district, university type and name
  • Click submit option and list of colleges with AISHE code appears

Know Your Payment-NSP

Know Your Payment Status
  • Now enter the asked details such as
  • Click search option and information will display

Track NSP Payment Status Online

NSP Payment Status
  • Now enter the asked details such as
    • Account no or NSP application ID
  • Click the search option and information will display

Download App Of National Scholarship Portal

  • First of all, go to the official website of the national scholarship portal
  • A home page will be open in front of you
National Scholarship Mobile Application
  • On the home page, you have to click on get it on Google Play
  • Now you have to click on install
  • The application will be downloaded on your mobile phone

Procedure To Fill Institute’s Registration Form

Institute's Login
  • Login: Now a login form will be open in front of you where you have to:-
    • Click to login into the NSP profile
  • Now a dialogue box will appear on your screen which will ask you to click on the ok option. You need to click on the ok option.
  • Registration form: Now a registration form will be open in front of you.
    •  On the registration form, first of all, you have to upload the identity proof of the institute’s Nodal officer. For this purpose, you need to click on choose file and select the image. Keep in mind that the image should be in PDF or JPEG format and not more than 200 KB in size. After that, you need to click on upload identity proof.
    • Now you need to enter all the required details in the registration form like:
      • Do you want to change the name as per AISHE/DISE directory in NSP?
      • Affiliated board/university name
      • Total student strength in the institute
      • URL of the institute’s website
      • Head of institution detail
      • Details of designated Institute Nodal officer for NSP
  • OTP: An OTP will be sent on the registered mobile number of the Nodal officer of the Institute. You need to enter the OTP in the OTP box and fill all other relevant information
  • You need to fill in all this information very carefully and before finally submitting the form you have to save the entered information by clicking the save form option after that you need to click on the final submit
  • Reference ID: After finally submitting the form a reference ID will be generated and the form will be transferred to district Nodal officer
  • Print Out: You need to take the printout of this form and submit it to the district Nodal officer. The form should be duly signed and stamped.

Procedure To Update Profile Of The Institute

If the registration form is approved by the district Nodal officer then the new password will be sent on the registered mobile number of the Institute Nodal officer. In order to make the profile functional the institute Nodal officer is required to to login with new password and follow the steps given below:-

Profile Of The Institute
  • Login: Now a login page will appear before you where you have to:
    • Click to login into the NSG profile
  • OTP: Now OTP will be sent to the institute Nodal officer’s registered mobile number. You are required to enter the OTP and click on confirm OTP
  • Reset Password: Now a new page will be open in front of you where you have to reset your password. After that, you are required to click on submit. Now you need to click on continue to login.
  • Update Profile: Now the institute Nodal officer is required to update the profile. For this purpose click on administration. After that click on update profile.
  • OTP: Now OTP will be sent on the registered mobile number. You are required to enter the OTP and click on confirm OTP.
  • Institute profile update form: Now a form will be open in front of you where you have to update information (if any):
    • Institute details
      • Institute taluka aur bloc
      • Upload registered certificate
  • Final Submit: Now you need to click on final submit. After that, a message stating your profile has been updated successfully will be displayed on your screen.

Helpline Number

For any query you can contact on helpline number 0120 – 6619540 and email @ helpdesk[at]nsp[dot]gov[dot]in.

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