Post Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2019-2020

About Post Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2019-2020

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, under Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India offers Post Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2019-2020 for students who are physically disable 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.


  • 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.
  • The applicant who is pursuing their studies through correspondence courses is also eligible.
  • Applicants family annual income should not exceed more than Rs.2,50,000/- from all sources of incomes.
  • 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’s 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 2019-2020

  CoursesMaintenance allowance HostellersMaintenance allowance Day Scholars
Group I
All bachelors/post-graduate degree courses in medicine, engineering/technology, planning/architecture, fashion technology, computer science/applications agriculture, veterinary and allied sciences. All Postgraduate degree/diploma courses recognized by UGC/AICTE in any discipline
Rs.1600/-Per Annum  Rs.750/-Per Annum  
Group II 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 a 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 impaired Rs.4000/-pa
Hearing-impaired Rs.2000/-pa
Physically disabled (OH Rs.2000/-pa
Intellectual Disabilities Rs.4000/-pa
All other types of disability not covered under above Rs.2000/-pa

Reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees maximum of Rs.1.50 Lakh Per Annum.

Books Allowance Rs.1500/- per annum. 

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

Step 9: Click on “Continue” button, it will take you to the Login Page.

Step 10: The login id and password to log into the NSP portal will be your Application Id and DOB respectively.

Step 11: After Login Student will get OTP of 5 digits on Registered Mobile Number.

Step 12: Confirm OTP will take you to Change Password Page and Change your password as per instruction on the same page.

Step 13: Click ‘’Apply’’ button and enter personal details, Academic Details, Bank Details.

Step 14: After entering the above details click on “Save & Continue” to Switch on to next Page

Step 15: 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 2019-2020

  1. Passport size photos
  2. Disability Certificate.
  3. Income certificate
  4. Fees receipt.
  5. Previous year marks sheet
  6. Aadhar card
  7. Bank Pass Book

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 : 15-10-2019

Contact Information

[email protected]

0120 – 6619540

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