Class IX, X Scholarship for Students with disabilities 2019-20

About Pre-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 Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2019-2020 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 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.
  • Applicants family annual income should not exceed more than Rs.2,50,000/- from all sources of incomes.
  • Applicant should be a regular, full-time student studying in class IX or X
  • 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 Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2019-2020

Maintenance allowance Day Scholars Hostellers
Rs.500/- pm Rs.800/-pm
Book Grant Rs.1000/-per annum   Rs.1000/-per annum  


Allowance of scholarship based on disability

Type of Disability Scholarship 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

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.

Document Required for Pre-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

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] Ph:0120 – 6619540

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