Central Sector Scholarship 2020-21: How to Apply for Central Sector Scholarship Scheme 2020-21? Check Eligibility, Benifits, Features and more

Updated: Oct 20,2020 15:42 GMT

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Central Sector Scholarship 2020-21: Central Sector Scholarship Scheme for College and University Students is launched by the Department of Higher Education, Since 2008. The significant objective of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to the meritorious students, to meet their day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies. Scroll down to read more on what is Central Sector Scholarship, Central Sector Scholarship renewal, what is the Scheme for Central Sector Scholarship, Central Sector Scholarship for college and university students 2020.

Central Sector Scholarship 2020-21

The Central Sector Scholarship 2020-21 (CSS Scolarship 2020) is a centrally funded merit-cum-means scholarship launched by the MHRD Department of Higher Education. The Central Sector Scholarship Scheme is disbursed every year by a total of 82,000 graduate/postgraduate students, beginning with the aim of financially assisting students from economically underprivileged families.

What is the Eligibility for Central Sector Scholarship 2020-21?

From the eligible applicants, merit list is drawn based on gender (50 boys: 50 girls), stream (3-Science: 2-Commerce: 1-Humanities), Category (SC-15 % / ST-7.5 % and OBC-27 % ), and 3 % horizontal reservation are provided for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) from individual State Education Boards. The total scholarship slots have been restricted to the allocated quota earmarked for individual Boards as per the scheme guidelines. 

How to apply for Central Sector Scholarship 2020-21?

Before registering on National Scholarship Portal, students are advised to keep the following documents ready (i) Bank Passbook for filling bank details -3- (ii) Aadhaar card No. (iii) Parent's income certificate (iv) A valid mobile number (v) An e-mail ID (vi)Caste certificate wherever required (vii) Disability certificate if needed. Once the personal details are filled, students are required to select "Post-Matric" from the drop-down menu, and click the "Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students".  

What is the period and criteria for renewal in Central Sector Scholarship 2020-21?

The scholarship is renewed on year basis for Post Graduate courses in the same stream. For professional courses, the scholarship will be continued until the Graduation level. For all courses, the scholarship would be extended up to five (5) years at most. The renewal of the scholarship is later subject to the candidate that can meet the following criteria:- (i) Secured 60 % or above marks for the two previous semesters or annual examination that determines his/her promotion to the next class, (ii) maintaining attendance of at minimum 75 % by the scholars (iii) maintenance of discipline, i.e. the scholars should not have been involved in any ragging activities or anything. Class XII pass out students of the academic year 2008 to 2014, are required to apply directly to the respective State Education Boards/CBSE and submit their renewal/extended application form duly certified from their institutions or schools. The extension of the scholarship is subject mattered to the student has scored 60 % or above marks in the previous exam, having 75 % attendance minimum and not those who are involved in ragging activities. Renewal applications are directly sent to the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, National Scholarship Division would NOT be entertained.

What is the amount for scholarship under the Central Sector Scholarship 2020-21?

The price of a scholarship is worth Rs. 10000/- per annum at Graduation level for the initial three years of College and University courses and Rs. 20000/- per annum for the Post-Graduation level. Students pursuing professional courses are paiRs. 20,000/- per annum in the last two year.

Central Sector Scholarship 2020-21: FAQ

1. What is the price for Central Sector Scholarship 2020-21?

The price of a scholarship is worth Rs. 10000/- per annum at Graduation level for the initial three years of College and University courses and Rs. 20000/- per annum for the Post-Graduation level. Students pursuing professional courses are paiRs. 20,000/- per annum in the last two year.


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