Scholarship Schemes

Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College & University Students

Service Details

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, Government of India has introduced a new Scholarship scheme titled “Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students”, which is being implemented from the financial year 2008-09. 78 Nos. of Scholarships under this scheme have been ear-marked for the students who are above 80th percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream for a particular Board of Examination, in class XII of 10+2 pattern or equivalent conducted by State Board/CBSE/ICSE.

The scholarship will be given @ Rs.1000/- per month at Graduation level for first three years of College and University courses and Rs.2000/- per month at Post Graduation level. Students pursuing professional courses would get Rs.2000/- per month in the 4th and 5th year. The scholarship would be paid for 10 months in an academic year.

The award of scholarship shall be subject to the following conditions:

I. Eligibility for Fresh scholarship

1. The scholarship shall be awarded to the Indian nationals only and residents of the U.T. of Puducherry.
2. The students must be pursuing the Under graduate/Post graduate/Professional course in a recognized College/Institution in India.
3. Students who are above 80th percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream for a particular Board of Examination, in class XII of 10+2 pattern or equivalent during March 2012 .
4. The students should belong to non-creamy layer as defined by the Department of Personnel and Training in their Notification No.36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT), dated 08.11.1993 and as modified vide their OM No.36033/3/2004-Estt.(Res) dated 09.03.2004 and as may be further modified from time to time and not availing of any other scholarship scheme.
5. The reservation would be applicable in terms of Central Reservation Policy and internal ear-marking. (OBC – 27%, SC – 15 %, ST. – 7 % and PH – 3 %)
6. The scholarship will be distributed amongst Pass outs of the Science, Commerce and Humanities Streams in the ration of 3:2:1 with equal number among boys and girls.
7. The applicant should not be availing any other scholarship from any other scheme/ source. (Those students who are covered under the Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Financial Assistance Scheme (PKFA) and the students of Govt. Engineering and Medical Colleges who are exempt from paying tuition fees under PKFA scheme are ineligible for CSS scholarship).
8. The annual parental income of the students should not exceed Rs.6 Lakhs per annum.


II. Eligibility for Renewal of Scholarship:

1. Applicant should have passed Class XII of 10+2 pattern or equivalent from StateBoard/CBSE/ICSE in 2008/2009/2010 and should have been awarded Central Sector Scholarship (fresh) by the Directorate of Higher and Technical Education.
2. Applicant should not be availing any other scholarship from any other scheme/source.
3. Applicant should have passed in all the subjects with not less than 60 % marks (or equivalent, if grades have been awarded) in the annual examinations (or aggregate of 2 semester) in the course pursuing.
4. Applicant should have maintained not less than 75 % attendance, good discipline and should not have involved in ragging activities.

How to apply:

From the year 2015-16, the Central Scheme of Scholarship for College and University students has been linked to the National e-Scholarship Portal. Scholarships commencing from the academic year 2015-16 have been disbursed through the portal. Students may refer to the link given below for further details:

http://scholarships.gov.in/

Note: Aadhar has been made mandatory for availing Government Subsidies / Scholarships

From the financial year 2016-17 onwards, Aadhar has been made mandatory for availing Government Subsidies / Scholarships which would directly be disbursed into the beneficiaries' bank account which has been seeded with the Aadhar Number.

In light of the above, all the students who are availing scholarships or wish to apply for the same under "Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students" should obtain their Aadhar number, if not already done, and have it seeded with their bank account for uninterrupted disbursal of scholarship to their bank account. For applying for online / offline Aadhar Card, please visit the URL

http://www.aadharcarduidai.in/aadhar-card-apply-online-offline/

Note: Aadhar has been made mandatory for availing Government Subsidies / Scholarships

From the financial year 2016-17 onwards, Aadhar has been made mandatory for availing Government Subsidies / Scholarships which would directly be disbursed into the beneficiaries' bank account which has been seeded with the Aadhar Number.

In light of the above, all the students who are availing scholarships or wish to apply for the same under "Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students" should obtain their Aadhar number, if not already done, and have it seeded with their bank account for uninterrupted disbursal of scholarship to their bank account. For applying for online / offline Aadhar Card, please visit the URL

http://www.aadharcarduidai.in/aadhar-card-apply-online-offline/

DIRECTORATE OF HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME OF SCHOLARSHIP FOR COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS (CSS SCHOLARSHIP)

INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATION
Registration in the website:

1. The website address for submission of online application for CSS scholarship is http://scholarships.gov.in/

2. Click on 'New User? Register' in the Home Page.

3. Fill up the Student Registration Form by providing your basic details. In the Student Registration Form,

a) Under Scholarship Category - Select the option Post Matric/Top Class/ MCM to enroll for CSS Scholarship.

b) If you are not having Aadhaar Number but enrolled for getting Aadhaar No., you can apply using Aadhaar Enrollment ID.

4. After successfully getting the registration done, Applicants will get their Student Registration ID and the password.

Filling up the Application Form:

1. In the home page, click on 'Login to Apply'. Login to your account using Application Id and Password sent to the registered mobile number.

2. After successful login to the portal, Welcome Page Appears. Click on 'Application Form' available at the left side of Welcome page.

3. Under the head Registration details, fill up details like Religion, Community/Category, Father's Name, Mother's Name, Annual Family Income (should be less than 6 Lakhs per annum), Day Scholar/ Hosteller.

4. Under the head Academic Details, fill up the following details (indicative and not exhaustive):

Details to be filled
Select your Institute Your present institute
1 Present Class/Course B.Tech / B.A/ B.Sc etc
2 Present Class Year 1
3 Mode of Study Regular/Full Time
4 Previous Board/ University Directorate of Higher and Technical Education, Puducherry
5 12th Class Board Directorate of Higher and Technical Education, Puducherry
6 Previous Course XII-Science / XII-Arts / XII-Commerce
7 Previous passing year 2016
8 Previous Class percentage Higher Secondary percentage to be entered

5. Under the head Basic details, fill up details like Bank Account Number, IFSC code, marital status etc.

6. On Clicking "Save & Continue", next page appears. Enter your contact details.

7. Under Scheme details, select "CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS"

8. If there is any discrepancy in the details entered / if the student is ineligible, the message "For Your submitted information there is no scheme available" will be displayed.

9. The students need not upload any document in the portal for CSS Scholarship. The students shall submit the following to their College Office

i. Print out of online application with photograph affixed.

ii. Photocopy of 10th and 12th Mark sheet

iii. Nationality / Nativity / Residence / Community / Income certificate obtained from the Tahsildar (or the Permanent Integrated Certificate PIC)

iv. Photocopy of Aadhar card

v. Photocopy of first page of Bank Passbook

vi. Institute verification form / Bonafide certificate given by the institute


Submission of the application:

On Clicking "Final Submit", Application is finally submitted. Students are advised to take a print out of their application for submission to their College Office and for their future reference.

INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING SUBMISSION OF RENEWAL APPLICATION
2009-10 to 2014-15 Batch students: (Submission: Hard copy through Head of the Institution)

Students are requested to download the renewal application from the website http://dhte.puducherry.gov.in/ and submit the filled-in application (hard copy) only through the Head of the Institution for subsequent renewals.


2015-16 Batch students (Submission: ONLINE mode)

The details of students who have been sanctioned fresh scholarship for the year 2015-16 would be uploaded on the website. Online submission facility would be activated only after disbursal of fresh scholarship. The students are advised to keep track of the information uploaded in the department's website http://dhte.puducherry.gov.in.

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