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

Post 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 Post Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2020-2021 for students who are physically disabled with 40% of disabilities and pursuing PUCs, Bachelor’s Degree, Diploma, Post-matriculation diploma/certificates, Master’s degree/Diploma from any University recognized by UGC/AICTE. 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 they face several barriers physical, financial, psychological, mental in pursuing studies, and living with dignity.

Eligibility Criteria for Post Matric Scholarship

  • 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.
  • Applicants who are pursuing their studies through correspondence courses are also eligible.
  • Applicant’s family annual income should not exceed more than Rs.2,50,000/- from all sources of income.
  • Applicant Pursuing training courses like Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Courses and private pilot License Courses, Ship Dufferin (now Rajendra), Training at the Military College, Dehradun, Courses at pre-examination Training Centers of all India And state levels.
  • 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 Post Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2020-2021

CoursesMaintenance allowance HostellersMaintenance allowance Day Scholars
All bachelors/post-graduate degree courses in medicine, engineering/technology, planning/architecture, fashion technology, computer science/applications agriculture, veterinary and allied sciences. All Post- graduate degree/diploma courses recognized by UGC/AICTE in any disciplineRs.1600/-Per Annum  Rs.750/-Per Annum  
  Professional courses leading to degree/diploma certificate in areas like pharmacy(B.Pharma),  LLB, BFS, other Para-medical Braches like Rehabilitation, Diagnostics etc., mass Communication, Hotel Management & Catering, Travel/Tourism/Hospitality, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Art, Financial Services (E.g. Banking, Insurance, Taxation, Etc.)      Rs.1100/-Per Annum        Rs.700/-Per Annum    
All other Courses leading to graduate degree not covered under Group I & II E.g. BA/B.Sc/ etc.Rs.950/-per annum  Rs.1600/-per annum  
All post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is high school (class X), E.g. Senior Secondary Certificate (Class XI and XII), both general and vocational stream, ITI Courses, 3 year diploma courses in polytechnics etc.Rs.900/-per annum  Rs.550/-per annum  

Allowance of scholarship based on disability

Type of DisabilityScholarship Amount
Visually impairedRs.4000/-pa
hearing impairedRs.2000/-pa
physically disabled (OH)Rs.2000/-pa
Intellectual DisabilitiesRs.4000/-pa
All other types of disability not covered  under aboveRs.2000/-pa

How to Apply?

Step 1: Go to 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 Post Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2020-2021

  1. Passport size photos
  2. Disability Certificate.
  3. Income certificate
  4. Fees receipt.
  5. The 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 Number: 0120 – 6619540

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