The candidate should be a regular, full time student studying in classes IX or X in a Government school or in a school recognized by the Govt. or by a Central/State Board of Secondary Education.
Steps for NSP Registration 2023-244 through National Scholarship Portal
Visit the official website of NSP 2.0: scholarships.gov.in
Look for the “New Registration” tab available on the top menu, and click on it.
A new NSP registration form 2024 will appear on screen.
After that, select the scholarship from the various schemes for which the candidate is eligible.
Candidates are asked to enter their name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID, state of domicile, category, and bank details.
Then, upload a copy of the Bank Passbook in PDF or JPEG Format with size of 200KB and enter the captcha given on the right side.
Click on register to submit the details at National Scholarship Portal 2.0 to get a unique application number.
After this, the candidate will receive the NSP student login details like application number and password on their registered mobile number.
FAQs for applying Scholarships on the National Scholarship Portal
With a view to provide educational opportunities to students with disabilities, the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities has been implementing three Scholarship Schemes i.e. Pre-matric, Post-matric and Scholarship for Top Class Education for their empowerment through education.
Question 1: What are the general conditions of eligibility?
- A citizen of India.
- A person with disability having not less than 40% disability and having a disability certificate issued by the competent medical authority.
- Not more than two disabled children of the same parents will be entitled to receive benefits of the scheme. In case if the second child is a twin, the scholarship under these schemes will be admissible to both twins.
- Scholarship for studying in any class will be available for only one year. If a student has to repeat a class, he/she would not get scholarship for a second (or subsequent) year.
- A scholarship holder under these schemes will not hold any other scholarship/stipend. If awarded any other scholarship/stipend, the student can exercise his/her option for either of the two scholarships/stipends, which is more beneficial to him/her and should inform the awarding authority through the Head of the Institution about the option exercised.
Question 2: For which class/course student with disability is eligible for scholarships.
- Pre-Matric Scheme for SwDs:- For class-IX & X in a Government school or in a school recognized by Government or by a Central/State Board of Secondary Education.
- Post-Matric Scheme for SwDs:- For all recognized Schools/Institutions from class XI onwards to Post-graduate Degree/Diploma courses in Full time and Distance Education courses.
- Students who after passing one stage of education are studying in the same stage of education in different subject e.g. B.Com. after B.A. in other subject will not be eligible. However, students pursuing
L.L.B/B.Ed/B.El.Ed. after passing B.A./B.Sc./B.E. etc. are eligible for Post-matric Scholarship under this Scheme.
- Scholarships for Top Class Education for SwDs:- Students eligible for Postgraduation Degree/Diploma in 240 notified Institutes as given in the Scheme guidelines.
Question 3 Whether students pursuing studies through correspondence/distance education are
eligible for scholarship?
Answer: SwDs are eligible only in case of Post Matric Scholarship Scheme.
Question 4 What is the parental income limit to apply for the Scheme?
Answer: For Pre-Matric Scheme- The parental/guardian income from all sources should not exceed Rs.2.50 lakh per annum.