National Scholarship Portal 2021 | NSP login, Registration, Eligibility Process

National Scholarship Portal  2021| NSP Portal | NSP login | NSP Registration Form | Scholarship Portal Login 

National Scholarship is a digital scholarship platform that carries multiple scholarships offered by the central government, state governments, and different government agencies like UGC (University Grants Commission).
The Government of India launched this scheme for all those students who are not able to finance their education.
a digital platform where registered scholarship seekers can apply for more than 50 scholarships worth hundreds of crores from state and central governments, the University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), and other government agencies.

It is Introduced as the Mission Mode Project under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP). Offering a SMART (Simplified, Mission-oriented, Accountable, Responsive & Transparent) system for effective and faster disposal of scholarships, the portal ensures direct delivery of funds to the beneficiary’s account thereby avoiding any chances of leakage.

The platform has helped the government implement and disburse scholarships worth more than INR 2,400 crores. The Platform boasts of more than 110 Lakh applications out of which over 85 Lakh applications are verified also.

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Scholarship Portal Benefits 

  • All kinds of scholarship information available on one platform.
  • The portal renders enhanced transparency to all its users.
  • People can find the master data for all courses and institutions at an all-India level on this single platform.
  • Great tool for departments and ministries in the form of DSS (Decision Support System)
  • It is a single integrated application for all scholarships which simplifies the application process.

NSP Need & Objectives

  • To ensure the distribution of the scholarships will be done timely to the students.
  • Make an application procedure easier for the students
  • To offer a common platform for both Central and State Government scholarships
  • To avoid duplication in the processing and creating a learner’s database.
  • Ensure the application of DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer)
  • To create a transparent scholars’ database.

 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.
  • Bonafide student certificate (If your educational institute is located in a place different from your domicile certificate )
  • Domicile certificate

Types of Scholarship Provided by National Scholarship Portal

National Scholarship covers almost all types of scholarships for students studying in class 1 to Ph.D. level एंड are majorly categorized under the following sections –

Central schemes UGC schemes AICTE schemes State schemes

Central schemes – 

There are various different Departments operating under the Government of India which runs a number of scholarships to help students. These Departments are –

Ministry of Minority Affairs, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Department of Higher Education, Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, North Eastern Council (NEC), DoNER, RPF/RPSF, Ministry of Railway, WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs.

Various Scholarships started by these Departments are –

Scholarship Name Department Apply Online/ Offline  Last Date to apply
Ministry of Minority Affairs Online 31 December 2020
Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Online 31 December 2020
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment Online 31 December 2020
Ministry of Labour & Employment Online 31 December 2020
Ministry of Finance Offline 31 December 2020
  • National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students – Scholarship (Formally Top Class Education for Schedule Tribe Students) – only for scholarships
Ministry of Tribal Affairs Online 31 December 2020
  • National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education(NSIGSE)
  • National Means Cum Merit Scholarship
Department of School Education & Literacy Online 31 December 2020
  • Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students
Department of Higher Education Online 31 December 2020
  • 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
WARB, Ministry of Home Affairs Online 20 September 2020
  • Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF
RPF/RPSF, Ministry of Railway Online 31 December 2020

UGC Schemes –

University Grants Commission (UGC) is the Apex body for the higher education system of the Indian government functioning under MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development). University Grants Commission is also hosting some of its scholarships on the national scholarship. It is the authority that offers recognition to universities across India and also provides them with funds. The application procedure for the NSP UGC Scholarship has started and the last date to apply for the scholarship is 31st December 2020 (Extended).

The UGC schemes listed at the National Scholarship are mentioned in the list given below –

Scholarship Name Number of Scholarship Provider Details
Ishan Uday special scholarship scheme for NER 10000 University Grants Commission 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 3000 University Grants Commission-MHRD Rs 36,200 per annum for two years
PG scholarship for university rank holders 3000 University Grants Commission-MHRD Rs 3,100 per month for two years
PG scholarship scheme for SC/ST students for professional courses 1000 University Grants Commission-MHRD 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

AICTE Schemes

AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) is the national-level council for technical education functions under the Department of Higher Education, MHRD. AICTE offers a number of scholarships for students to ensure that financial constraint does not become a blocking stone in their professional careers.

Scholarship Name Provider Details
Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls (Degree) for Technical Education Ministry of Human Resource Development – AICTE Up to Rs 50000 per annum and other benefits
Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girls (Diploma) for Technical Education Ministry of Human Resource Development – AICTE Up to Rs 50000 per annum and other benefits
Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled Students (Degree) for Technical Education Ministry of Human Resource Development – AICTE Up to Rs 50000 per annum and other benefits
Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled Students (Diploma) for Technical Education Ministry of Human Resource Development – AICTE Up to Rs 50000 per annum and other benefits

State Schemes

The state government also offers scholarships for students who are domicile of that respective state. While many state governments operate their own scholarship portal for applications, some prefer inviting applications through the National Scholarship. At present, the national scholarship portal covers state schemes of 6 different states namely, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Tripura, Karnataka, Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh. List of Schemes launched by these states –

States Name Scholarship Last Date to Apply
Assam
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship to Children of those Engaged in Uncleaned Occupation
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10)
  • 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 9 & 10) – Assam
  • Post-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students – Assam
  • Post-Matric Scholarship to ST Students – Assam
31 December 2020
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 EBC Students – Chandigarh
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Chandigarh
31 December 2020
Bihar 31 December 2020
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
31 December 2020
Tripura
  • Pre-Matric ST Scholarship Schemes
  • Post-Matric ST Scholarship Schemes
  • Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students
  • Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Classes (EBC)
  • NEC Merit Scholarship
31 January 2021
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
31 December 2020
Karnataka
  • Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Pre-Matric (9 & 10) Scholarship for ST Students
  • Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students
31 December 2020
Meghalaya
  • Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children – Pre-Matric Scholarship (Class 9 and 10) for ST Students
  • Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children – Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students
05 January 2021
Jammu And Kashmir
  • Post Matric Scholarship to ST Students
31 January 2021
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship to SC Students
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship to ST Students
31 December 2020
Himachal Pradesh
  • Centrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students
  • Centrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST स्टूडेंट्स
  • Centrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students
  • Centrally Sponsored Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST Students
  • Centrally Sponsored Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students
  • Centrally Sponsored Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students
  • Dr. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for EBC Students
    Mukhya Mantri Protsahan Yojana
  • Maharishi Balmiki Chatravriti Yojana
  • Integrated Rural Development Program (IRDP)
  • Kalpana Chawla Chatravriti Yojana
  • Indira Gandhi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana
  • Thakur Sen Negi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana
  • Swami Vivekanand Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana
  • Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chatravriti Yojana for SC Students
  • Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chatravriti Yojana for OBC Students
31 December 2020
Manipur
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST students (For Class IX and X)-Manipur
  • Post Matric Scholarship for ST students-Manipur
15 January 2021
Goa
  • Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for Needy ST Students (Class 9 and 10)
  • Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship ST Students
31 January 2021
Puducherry
  • Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 and 10)
  • Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students
  • Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 and 10)
  • Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students
  • Pre Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 6 to 10)
  • Dr. Ambedkar Grant for SC Students Studying in Professional Colleges
  • Retention Scholarship for SC Girl Students
  • Opportunity Cost to Parents of SC Girl Students
  • Stipend to SC Trainers in Government ITI
  • Adhoc Merit Grant for SC Students
  • Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students
    Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students
31 January 2021

Services Provided by National Scholarship 

  • Information on all courses and institutes on a pan-India level.
  • Check your scholarship eligibility
  • Track the application status
  • Authorities can verify applications online
  • The Decision Support System (DSS) enables seamless communication between different ministries and departments
  • Check Education loan eligibility
  • Update Profile Of The Institute
  • Track NSP Payment Status Online
  • Know Your Payment-NSP
  • Check Scheme Wise Scholarship Sanctioned List

National Scholarship  Apply Process

Searching for the Institute/School/ITI in National Scholarship Portal

  • Firstly, Visit the home page of the portal. Direct Link – Official Website
  • Click on the Search for Institute Button.

  • Fill in the required details and get the institution list.

  • The Candidates can request their institutions to register on the portal by clicking on this option – Add Institution Link (If the institution is not registered)

Snehapoorvam Scholarship 2020-21

Registration Process in National Scholarship Portal

  • Firstly, Visit the home page of the portal. Direct Link – Official Website
  • Click on New Registration Button.

  • A page of Guidelines for Registration on NSP will open.
  • Go through the guidelines carefully.
  • Click on ‘Continue’ to proceed.
  • Fill in all required details.

  • Click on ‘Register’.
  • The applicant will receive a student application ID and password on the registered mobile number.

Login Process

  • Firstly, Visit the home page of the portal. Direct Link – Official Website
  • Home Page will be displayed in front of you.
  • Click on Login Button.

  • Log in through your “Student Registration ID”
  • Enter the application ID and password received on your registered number.

  • Click on Login Buton.

Check Application Status in National Scholarship 

  • Firstly, Visit the home page of the portal. Direct Link – Official Website
  • Home Page will be displayed in front of you.
  • Click on Login Button and Select year (For which you want to check your application status)
  • Now Enter your application ID and password
  • After that, Click on check your status
  • The application status will be on your screen.

Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities 2020-21

Change the password (A mandatory step) in National Scholarship 

  1. After successful login, Applicant will receive an OTP on the registered mobile number.
  2. Verify the OTP.
  3. Applicants will be directed to change the password page.
  4. Change the password and continue.

Forgot Password in National Scholarship 

  • Firstly, Visit the home page of the portal. Direct Link – Official Website
  • Home Page will be displayed in front of you.
  • Click on Login Button
  • Login Screen will be displayed in front of you.
  • Now click on Forgot password Button.

  • Enter Application Id and Captcha Code.
  • Click on Next.
  • Enter New Password and this will reset your password.
  • After this, Login again with your Application Id and New password.

Apply for Renewal in National Scholarship Portal

  • Firstly, Visit the home page of the portal. Direct Link – Official Website
  • Home Page will be displayed in front of you.
  • Click on Login Button and then Click on Apply for Renewal.

  • Now enter application ID, password and captcha appears on the screen

  • Click the “login” option and apply for renewal of the application

Check Scheme Wise Scholarship Sanctioned List in National Scholarship Portal

  • Firstly, Visit the home page of the portal. Direct Link – Official Website
  • Home Page will be displayed in front of you.
  • Click on Login Button and then Click on 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.

Check Eligibility At National Scholarship Portal 2.0

  • Firstly, Visit the home page of the portal. Direct Link – Official Website
  • Home Page will be displayed in front of you.
  • Go to Service menu and select “Scheme Eligibility”.

  • 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.

Search District wise Nodal Officer in National Scholarship Portal

  • Firstly, Visit the home page of the portal. Direct Link – Official Website
  • Home Page will be displayed in front of you.
  • Go to Service menu and select “Search Nodal Officer Details”.

  • Select ministry, state, district and scheme
  • Enter captcha code

  • Click “submit” option and information will appear on the screen

Vikramaditya Yojana Scholarship 2021

Check List of Ministry Coordinators in National Scholarship Portal

  • Firstly, Visit the home page of the portal. Direct Link – Official Website
  • Home Page will be displayed in front of you.
  • Go to Service menu and select “List of Ministry Coordinators”.

  • A new screen will be displayed in front of you with the list of all ministry officers along with their contact details.

Know Your AISHE Code in National Scholarship Portal

  • Firstly, Visit the home page of the portal. Direct Link – Official Website
  • Home Page will be displayed in front of you.
  • Go to Service menu and select “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

  • Now enter the asked details such as
    • Bank
    • Account no
    • Confirm account number
    • Verification code

  • Click search option and information will display on your screen.

Track NSP Payment Status Online

  • Now enter the details such as
    • Bank
    • Account no or NSP application ID
    • Verification code

  • Click the search option and information will display on your screen.

Download App Of National Scholarship Portal

  • Now you have to click on install
  • The application will be downloaded on your mobile phone.

Institute’s Registration Form in National Scholarship Portal

  • Firstly, Visit the home page of the portal. Direct Link – Official Website
  • Home Page will be displayed in front of you.
  • Now click on “Institute Login”.

  • Institute Login Form will be displayed on your screen.
  • Fill Following Details –
    • Select academic year
    • Enter user ID
    • Now Enter password
    • Enter captcha code
    • Click to login into the NSP profile

  • Now a dialogue box will appear in which you need to click on the ok option.
  • Now a registration form will be open in front of you.
  • On the registration form, you have to upload the identity proof of the institute’s Nodal officer.
  • you need to click on choose file and select the image. (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 the following required details in the registration form
    • AISHE/DISE/NCVT code
    • Name of Institute
    • Do you want to change the name as per AISHE/DISE directory in NSP?
    • Institute nature
    • Affiliated board/university name
    • Total student strength in the institute
    • Institute address
    • Institute state
    • District
    • URL of the institute’s website
    • Head of institution detail
    • Details of designated Institute Nodal officer for NSP
  • An OTP will be sent on the registered mobile number of the Nodal officer of the Institute.
  • Enter the OTP in the OTP box and fill in all other relevant information
  • Before finally submitting the form, Save the entered information by clicking the save form option.
  • Click on the final submit.
  • After finally submit, a reference ID will be generated and the form will be transferred to the district Nodal officer
  • Take the printout of the form and submit it to the district Nodal officer.
  • The form should be duly signed and stamped.

Update Profile Of The Institute

  • Firstly, Visit the home page of the portal. Direct Link – Official Website
  • Home Page will be displayed in front of you.
  • Now click on “Institute Login”.
  • Fill Following Details –
    • Select academic year
    • Enter user ID
    • Now Enter password
    • Enter captcha code
    • Click to login into the NSP profile
  • Now OTP will be sent to the institute Nodal officer’s registered mobile number.
  • Enter the OTP and Click on confirm OTP
  • Now a page will be open in front of you where you have to reset your password.
  • After that, click on submit.
  • Now Click on continue to login.
  • The institute Nodal officer is required to update the profile.
  • Click on administration. After that click on update profile.
  • OTP will be sent on the registered mobile number.
  • Enter the OTP and click on confirm OTP.
  • The form will be open in front of you where you have to update information (if any):
  • Institute details
    • Name
    • The institute nature
    • Board or university name
    • Course level offered
    • Board state
    • DISE/AISHE/NCVT code
    • Institute address
    • Institute state
    • District
    • Institute Pincode
    • Institute taluka aur bloc
    • Upload registered certificate
  • Contact person details
    • Email
    • Mobile number
    • Name
    •  Phone
    •  OTP
  • Bank details
    • IFSC code
    • Bank account number
  • Now you need to click on final submit.
  • Your profile has been updated successfully will be displayed on your screen.

National Scholarship Portal Helpline Number

Telephone number-  0120- 6619540
email – helpdesk@nsp.gov.in

Note – हमारी इस वेबसाइट का उद्देश्य आप तक सरकार द्वारा चलाई जा रही सभी योजनाओ की जानकारी पहुँचाना है।
अगर आपको ये जानकारी सही लगे तो दूसरो के साथ भी साँझा कीजिये।
कोई त्रुटि हो तो हमे जरूर बताए।

Some Important Questions And Answers (FAQ)

How do I renew my NSP 2019/20 scholarship?

The candidates have to fill in their application ID and password to log in to the dashboard. After logging in, the applicants can fill the renewal application.

What is the Last Date to apply for NSP Scholarship?

The last date to apply for NSP scholarship 2020 is 31st December 2020.

What are the documents required to apply for a scholarship on NSP?

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, Bonafide student certificate (If your educational institute is located in a place different from your domicile certificate ), Domicile certificate.

Can the students apply anytime during the year of admission?

No. Students can apply online on the NSP (https://scholarships.gov.in/) during a particular time period as mentioned on the website.

If awardee changes the institution or course during the tenure of scholarship, Will the scholarship transferred?

No. There is no provision for transfer of scholarship.

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