Apply now: NSP Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2021-22

NSP Pre-Matric Scholarship:

The pre-matric scholarship for students with disabilities will be provided by the department of empowerment of persons with disabilities, the ministry of justice and empowerment, the government of India. The key objective of the scholarship is to support students with disabilities in their studies. Find a dignified place for themselves in society. Those students who are studying in class 9th and 10th can apply for this scholarship. In order to apply for these scholarships.

Eligibility criteria for students with Disabilities:

  • Be a regular full-time student of Class 9 or 10 in a government school or in a school recognized by Govt.
  • Scholarships are available to students with disabilities with 40% and above.
  • a valid certificate for the same and an annual family income of less than Rs 2.50 lakh from all the sources.
  • No more than two children with disabilities of the same parents will be entitled to receive the benefits of the scheme.
  • The scholarship will be awarded to the citizen of India only.


Important Documents:

To be eligible, an applicant must – aspirants need to upload the scanned images of the following documents.

  • Photo of the candidate
  • Qualification Certificate of last academic mark sheet
  • Fee receipt of current course year
  • Age proof certificate
  • Income certificate of the family
  • Bank account details
  • Disability certificate

Selection Process:

The following factor will be taken into consideration at the time of merit list creation.

  • Fulfillment of eligibility conditions as given in the scheme.
  • Recommendation of the state education department.
  • No. of slots are available to the state.
  • The merit of the candidate in terms of percentage of marks


The selected scholars will receive the following benefits

Amount of Scholarship:

Items  Day Scholars  Hostellers
Rate of maintenance allowance (in Rs. Per month) payable for 12 months in an academic year Rs. 500/- Rs. 800/-

Book Grant (for both hostellers and day scholars): INR 1,000 per annum

Disability allowance:

Type of disability Amount (Rs. Per Annum)  
Visually Impaired Rs. 4000/-
Hearing Impaired Rs. 2000/-
Physically Disabled Rs. 2000/-
Intellectual Disabilities Rs. 4000/-
All other types of disability not covered under above Rs. 2000/-

Important Dates:

Given below is the tentative schedule of the scholarships scheme

Main Events Tentative Dates
Closing date of the scheme 3rd week of November 2021
Defective verification 2nd week of December 2021
Institute verification 2nd week of December 2021

How can you apply?

Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through the following steps –

1. Click on the ‘Apply Now button below.
2. Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking, and ‘Continue’.
3. Select the state of domicile, scholarship category (Pre Matric), scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant’s name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID.

4. Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
5. Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the ‘Register’ button.
6. The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
7. Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
8. An application ID and password will be generated. Use that for future references.

Last Date to Apply: 15-11-2021
Application mode: via Online only
Short Url:  Apply Now

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