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Scholarship for Differently Abled Students 2023: Check Eligibility, dates, and steps to apply now

The Scholarship for Differently Abled Students for the year 2023 is here. Candidates can register themselves using the details given in this article.

The “Scholarship for Differently Abled Students” is a scholarship scheme for the benefit of the students studying in classes 9, 10, 11 and 12 in any Government or Provincialised school under the Department of School Education, Government of Assam. The scholarship is specially sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.

Also read: National Means cum Merit Scholarship (NMMS) 2023: Forms are now open, apply now

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must fall under the “Differently abled” category.
  • Students must have valid differently abled certificates from the competent authority of the Government of Assam.
  • Students must be studying in classes 9, 10, 11, and 12 during the academic year 2023-24 in Government and Provincialised schools under the Department of School Education, Government of Assam.
  • Candidates need to have a Savings Bank Account from a recognised bank.
  • There is no bar regarding the Annual Income of the student’s family/ parents to apply for the Scholarship for Differently Abled Students.

Financial Aid

  • Rs. 4800/- per annum for class 9 and 10 students.
  • Rs. 6000/- per annum for class 11 and 12 students.

Scholarship for Differently Abled Students: How to apply?

Eligible candidates should not submit individual applications on their own. The Head of the Institution will need to register & submit online applications on behalf of all the eligible candidates. Here are the steps the Head of Institutions (HoI) needs to follow:

  • Before filling out the online applications, the HoI shall download the Advertisement/ Guideline and read the instructions carefully.
  • The Head of Institution (HoI) shall then identify the eligible students of his/ her institution only, who are studying in classes IX, X, XI & XII.
  • Next, HoI shall collect the original Bank Pass Book, and Aadhaar Card of the differently abled students for the scheme.
  • Then, visit the official website of Scholarship for Differently Abled Students using the link given below
  • Click on the link given under the “Scholarship to the Differently Abled Students, 2023-24”
  • The HoI shall register his/ her institution in the portal using the institution UDISE Code, Mobile No., and E-mail ID in the name of the Head of the Institution (HoI).
  • Once the OTP verification is completed, the HoI can log in for submission of online application forms on behalf of their students.

Alternatively, the Head of the Institution can also fill out the forms for Scholarship for Differently Abled Students 2023 by using the ‘Bidyarthi’ Mobile App.

Steps to follow after applying

  • Once the last date of Submission of the Application is over, a datasheet will be generated in PDF format and the same will be available on the website.
  • The Head of the Institution must print out three copies of the data sheet.
  • Then, HoI will need to sign on each page of the datasheet and submit all three copies to the respective Inspector of Schools for his/ her counter signature.
  • The Inspector of Schools shall countersign the 3 copies of the datasheet. Then the Inspector of Schools will retain 2 copies of this datasheet and return one copy to the Institution.
  • Out of the 2 copies retained by the Inspector of Schools, 1 copy of each school will be submitted by the Inspector of Schools to the DIRECTOR OF SECONDARY EDUCATION, ASSAM for further action.
  • The Head of the Institution shall scan and upload his copy in the application portal of Scholarship for Differently Abled Students 2023 using his Institution Login ID and password to complete the process.

Important Dates

The application process by the Institution starts from17th of August, 2023
Application Process by the Institution will end on30th of September, 2023
Data Verification by the Inspector of Schools starts from15th of October, 2023
Data Verification by the Inspector of Schools will end on30th of October, 2023
Data Submission by the IS to the DSE starts from5th of November, 2023
Data Submission by the IS to the DSE will end on20th of November, 2023

Important Links

Website for Scholarship for Differently Abled StudentsClick here
Link to applyClick here
Form cum Declaration of Differently Abled ScholarshipClick here

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