Scholarships and Financial Assistance


Scholarships under National Scholarship Portal


Central Sector Schemes

S. No Name of Scholarship Ministry Providing Eligibility Courses Eligible No of Scholarships Available Nationally annually
1 Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses CS Ministry of Minority Affairs OBC category students only with 50 % and above marks whose annual family income is below Rs 2.50 lakhs B. Tech / M. Tech 60,000 fresh scholarships in total
2 Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Students with disabilities 40 % or more whose annual parental family income is below Rs. 6 lakhs (There is no annual income ceiling for National Fellowships for PwD- PhD) B. Tech/ M. Tech / M. Sc PhD- Fellowships 17,000 fresh scholarships in total
3 Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment SC students only whose annual family income is below 8 lakhs UG/ PG 1760 slots for all IITs together
4 National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students Ministry of Tribal Affairs ST students only whose annual family income is below 6 lakhs Scholarship- UG/PG Fellowship- PhD 1000 scholarships
750 fellowships
In total
5 Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships For College and University Students Department of Higher Education Class XII pass out students of the current Academic Year, who are above 80th percentile and whose annual family income is 8 lakhs and below are eligible to apply. UG/PG 82,000 fresh scholarships per year
6 Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces And Assam Rifles Ministry of Home Affairs Wards of Central Armed Police Forces, Assam Rifles & States/Uts Police Personnel below the rank of officer 60% and above marks in XII B. Tech 2,000 fresh scholarships per year
7 Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF Ministry of Railways Wards of Serving / Retired RPF Personnel below the rank of officer 60% and above marks in XII B. Tech 150 fresh scholarships per year
8 Financial Support to the Students of NER for Higher Professional Courses(NEC Merit Scholarship) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region To a student who is a permanent resident of NER, with 60 % and above marks in XII, annual family income below 8 lakhs B. Tech- Scholarship
PhD – Fellowships
1000 scholarships
50 fellowships
In total for all North Eastern state residents

 

UGC/ AICTE Scholarships

S. No Name of Scholarship Ministry Providing Eligibility Courses Eligible No of scholarships available Nationally annually
1 ISHAN UDAY – Special Scholarship Scheme For North Eastern Region UGC Student of NER with a max annual income of 4.5 lakhs B. Tech 10,000
2 PG INDIRA GANDHI SCHOLARSHIP FOR SINGLE GIRL CHILD UGC Single girl child with 30 years and below M. Sc and M. Tech 3,000
3 PG SCHOLARSHIP FOR UNIVERSITY RANK HOLDERS(Ist and Iind RANK HOLDERS) UGC Students with I & II rank in UG admitted to PG with 30 years and below M. Sc and M. Tech 3,000
4 PG SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR SC ST STUDENTS FOR PERSUING PROFESSIONAL COURSES UGC SC/ST students M. Tech -
5 PRAGATI SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR GIRL STUDENTS ( TECHNICAL DEGREE) AICTE Girl student with less than Rs. 8 lakhs family annual income B. Tech 5000
6 SAKSHAM SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR SPECIALLY ABLED STUDENT ( TECHNICAL DEGREE) AICTE Specially abled student with less than Rs. 8 lakhs family annual income B. Tech -
  • In almost all scholarships 50 % of the total slots are reserved for girl students
  • In addition to this there are several other scholarships given based on the states. This is also available through NSP
     

 

Scholarships provided by IIT Palakakd


For B. Tech Program
S. No Name of Scholarship Eligibility Criteria Amount of Scholarship Awarded
1 Full Fee Remission Annual Family income below 1 lakh per annum Full Tuition Fee Waiver ( Rs. 1,00,000/- per semester)
2 Two Third Fee Remission Annual Family Income between 1 lakh and below 5 lakhs per annum Two Third Tuition Fee Waiver ( Rs. 66,667/- per semester)
3 MCM Scholarship Annual family income below 4.5 lakh per annum and provided for 25 % of the sanctioned strength based on the JEE rank Full Tuition Fee Waiver ( Rs. 1,00,000/- per semester)+ Rs. 1000/- per month as pocket money for four months in a semester
4 SC/ ST Scholarship Annual family income below 4.50 lakhs and belonging to SC/ST community Hostel accommodation and dining charges are waived off ( approximately Rs.27,000/- per semester ) + Rs. 250/- per month as pocket money for four months in a semester
5 PwD Fee Waiver Certificate to prove disability Full Tuition Fee Waiver ( Rs. 1,00,000/- per semester)
For M. Sc Program
1 MCM scholarship Annual family income below 4.5 lakh per annum and provided for 25 % of the sanctioned strength based on the JAM rank Full Tuition Fee Waiver ( Rs. 3,000/- per semester)+ Rs. 1000/- per month as pocket money for four months in a semester
2 Prof Valsakumar Memorial Merit cum Means Scholarship MSc Physics student with highest JAM rank with 4.5 lakhs and below annual family income Rs. 35,000/- to a student in a year
3 Prof Valsakumar Memorial Merit Award MSc Physics student with highest CGPA Rs. 5,000/- to a student in a year