Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2020-2021|Eligibility, Benefits, How to Apply, Application Form

Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2020-2021

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, under Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India offers a Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2020-2021 for students who are studying Class IX to X and physically disabled with 40% of disabilities. with the sole objective to support students with disabilities in education to prepare themselves to earn their livelihood and to find a dignified place in society as face many barriers psychological, financial, physical, mental in pursuing studies and living with dignity.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should be a citizen of India.
  • The applicant with disabilities with more than 40% and having a valid certificate of disability is eligible for the scholarship.
  • Applicant’s family annual income should not exceed more than Rs.2,50,000/- from all sources of income.
  • Applicant should be a regular, full-time student studying in class IX or X
  • Not more than two children with disabilities from the same family are eligible for this scholarship scheme. In the case of twins, the second child is a twin, then both the twins are eligible for the scheme.

Benefits of Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2020-2021

   Day ScholarsHostellers
          Maintenance allowanceRs.500/- P.ARs.800/- P.A
Book GrantRs.1,000/- P.ARs.1,000/- P.A

Allowance of scholarship based on disability

Type of DisabilityScholarship Amount
Visually ImpairedRs.4000/- P.A
Hearing ImpairedRs.2000/- P.A
Physically Disabled (OH)Rs.2000/- P.A
Intellectual DisabilitiesRs.4000/- P.A
All other types of disability not covered  under aboveRs.2000/- P.A

How to Apply?

Step 1: Visit Official Website

Step 2: Click on the New Registration button, if your applying for the first time.

Step 3: Carefully read the guidelines for Registration on National Scholarship Portal.

Step 4: After reading guidelines click on the “Continue” button

Step 5: Fill the student registration form.

Step 6: After entering all required details click on the Register button.

Step 7: Student registration ID will be displayed. (Note down the Student Registration ID number for further reference and inquiries).

Step 8: Click on “Continue” button, it will take you to the Login Page.

Step 9: The login id and password to log into the NSP portal will be your Application Id and DOB respectively.

Step 10: After Login Student will get OTP of 5 digits on Registered Mobile Number.

Step 11: Confirm OTP will take you to Change Password Page and Change your password as per instruction on the same page.

Step 12: Click the ‘’Apply’’ button and enter personal details, Academic Details, Bank Details.

Step 13: After entering the above details click on “Save & Continue” to Switch on to next Page

Step 14: Applicant is directed to see the next page for “Contact Details & Scheme Details” Enter your contact details.

Based on the eligibility criteria of the student, schemes will be displayed.

Select “Post Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities” for I to X

Step 15: Click on Final Submit. Take a print on Clicking print Button for reference and as an Acknowledgement.

Document Required for Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2020-2021

  1. Passport size photos
  2. Disability Certificate.
  3. Income certificate
  4. Fees receipt.
  5. Previous year marks sheet

Selection Criteria

  • Fulfillment of Eligibility Norms
  • Recommendation of the State Education Department.
  • Percentage of marks obtained in the previous examination.
  • In case of a tie in the percentage of marks, then the candidate with a high percentage of disability will be given preference. in case there is still a tie, the age will be considered i.e. the older candidate will get preference.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 31-10-2020

Contact Information

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0120 – 6619540

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