The dates for online registration and application submission on the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) under the schemes sponsored by the Centre and the state for 2019-20 have been extended.
“The process will be on till December 31, 2019. Defective verification and institute verification will be done till January 15, 2020,” a spokesperson for the Higher Education Department said here today.
The scholarship schemes include Centrally sponsored Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC students, Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST students, Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC students, Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC students, Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST students, Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC students and Dr Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Economically Backward Class students.
Similarly, other schemes include state-sponsored Mukhyamantri Protsahan Yojana, Maharishi Balmiki Chatravriti Yojana, Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP), Dr Ambedkar Medhavi Chatravriti Yojana for SC and OBC students, Thakur Sen Negi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana, Swami Vivekanand Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana, Kalpana Chawla Chatravriti Yojana and Indira Gandhi Utkrisht Chatravriti Yojana.
The spokesperson said the portal would not extend dates for online application submission. Heads of institutions would have to ensure that all eligible students apply within a stipulated time period. For any queries, students can call up on 0177-2653120-226 and 0120-6619540.