SCHEME OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES 1. INTRODUCTIONAbility India
- Education plays a pivotal role in socio-economic empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. Recognizing its crucial role, the Directive Principles of State Policy in the Constitution of India and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 have underlined the role of the State in realization of the Right to Education for Persons with Disabilities. Article 41 of Part IV (Directive Principles of State Policy) of the Constitution provides that the State shall make effective provisions for securing the right to work, to education and to public assistance in cases of unemployment, old age, sickness and disablement, and in other cases of undeserved want.
- Article 46 of Part IV (Directive Principles of State Policy) of the Constitution enjoins upon the State to
promote the educational and economic interests
of the weaker sections of the people. Article 38(2) of the same Part also enjoins upon the State to minimize
inequalities in income and to endeavor to eliminate
inequalities in status,
facilities and opportunities, not
only amongst individuals but
also amongst groups of people residing in different areas or engaged
in different vocations.
- Section 31 (I) of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD) states that “Notwithstanding anything contained in the Rights of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, every child with benchmark disability between the age of six to eighteen years shall have the right to free education in a neighborhood school, or in a special school, of his choice”.
- Further, Section 32 (2) of the RPwD Act states that the appropriate Government and local authorities shall ensure that every child with benchmark disability has access to free education in an appropriate environment till he attains the age of eighteen years.
- To fulfill these mandates, the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of India is implementing “Scheme of Scholarships for Students with Disabilities” with following six components:
- Pre-matric Scholarship (For Classes IX and X)
- Post-matric Scholarship (For Class XI to Post-Graduate Degree/Diploma)
- Top Class Education (For Graduate and Post-Graduate Degree/Diploma in notified institutes of excellence in education)
- National Overseas Scholarship (For Master’s Degree/Ph.D. in Institutions/Colleges/Universities abroad)
- National Fellowship (For M. Phil and Ph.D. in Indian Universities)
- Free Coaching (For recruitment examinations for Group A, B and C posts and entrance examinations for admission to various technical and professional courses).
The guidelines in respect of first five components of the Umbrella Scheme as mentioned above are delineated as under and the guidelines in respect of Free Coaching component will be brought out separately.
- GENERAL CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY
- The scholarships are open only to Indian nationals.
ii. All the components of scholarships are open to students with benchmark disability i.e. 40% or more disability as defined in ‘Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 and having a valid certificate of disability issued by the competent authority as prescribed under Rules .
- Not more than two children with disabilities of the same parents will be entitled to receive benefits of the scheme. In case the second child is a twin, the scholarship under the schemes will be admissible to the twin.
- Scholarship for studying in any class will be available for only one year. If a student has to repeat a class, she/he would not get scholarship for that class for a second (or a subsequent) year.
- A scholarship holder under this scheme will not avail any other scholarship/stipend. No scholarship will be paid to the students under this scheme from the date he/she accepts any other scholarship/stipend.
- BROAD FEATURES OF SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES
|Sr. No.||Scheme||Admissible for Classes/Courses||Slots *||Parental Income (per annum) Ceiling||Reservation of slots for female candidates **|
|1||Pre-Matric||IX and X||25,000 (including renewal cases)||Rs. 2.5 lakh||50%|
|2||Post-Matric||XI, XII, Post- matriculation Diploma/ Certificates, Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in India, Master’s Degree/ Diploma from any University recognized by UGC/AICTE.||17,000 (including renewal cases)||Rs. 2.5 lakh||50%|
|3||Top Class Education||Graduate and Post- graduate Degree/ Diploma in institutes notified by DEPwD||300 (including renewal cases)||Rs. 8 lakh||50%|
|4||National Overseas||Master Degree and PhD in foreign universities/ institutes||20 + ongoing cases||Rs. 8 lakh||30%|
|5||National Fellowship||M. Phil. / PhD in Indian universities||200+ ongoing cases||No income ceiling||–|
* Slots for Pre-Matric, Post-Matric and Top Class
schemes include fresh as well as
renewal cases. Fresh cases will be considered only against the left over slots after
processing all the renewal cases.
Thus, mere fulfilling the
eligibility criteria will not entitle grant of scholarship due to fixed number of slots in a year.
** In case adequate number of female candidates are not available or not found eligible as per the terms and conditions of the scheme, the unutilized slots will be utilized by selecting suitable male candidates.
NOTE 1: Post-matric scholarships are not awarded for training courses like Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s Courses and Private Pilot license Courses, Courses at Training at Ship Dufferin (Now Rajendra), Courses of training at the Military College, Dehradun, courses at Pre-examination Training Centres of all India and State levels.
NOTE 2: Income declaration of self-employed parents/guardian should be in the form of a certificate issued by Revenue Officers not below the rank of Tehsildar. Employed parents/guardians should obtain consolidated certificate from Revenue Officer for any other additional source of income.
3.1 REQUIREMENT OF AADHAAR AND UNIQUE DISABILITY IDENTITY CARD (UDID)
- Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) has notified Aadhaar as an identity document under section 7 of Aadhaar Act, 2016 for all Scholarship Schemes vide Gazette Notification No. 4-2(32)/2016/DD-I dated 3rd March, 2017. Applicants may have to undergo Aadhaar based biometric authentication to avail the Scholarship.
(ii) UDID/UDID enrolment shall be mandatory for availing the benefits of the Scholarship scheme.
- PRE-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS WITH BENCHMARK DISABILITES
The candidate should be a regular, full time student studying in
classes IX or X in a Government school or in a school recognized by the Govt. or by a Central/State Board of Secondary
Pre-matric scholarship includes the following for complete duration of the course:
- Maintenance allowance
- Book grant
- Disability Allowance
Rates of scholarship:
Amount in Rs.
|Maintenance allowance (Per month)||500||800|
|Book Grant (per annum)||1000||1000|
|Disability Allowance (per annum)|
|Visually Impairment or Intellectual Disabilities||4000||4000|
|All other types of disabilities||2000||2000|
- POST-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENT WITH BENCHMARK DISABILITIES:
- Eligibility conditions:
Post- Matric Scholarship will be given for study of all recognized post- matriculation or post-secondary courses (upto Master degree level) pursued in recognized institutions/Universities with the following exceptions:
- Candidates who after passing one stage of education are studying in the same stage of education in different subject (e.g. B.Com. after B.A. in other subject) will not be eligible. However, students pursuing L.L.B/B.Ed/B.El.Ed. after passing B.A./B.Sc./B.E. etc. are eligible for Post- Matric Scholarship under this scheme.
- Students who are pursuing two different courses of study simultaneously can avail the scholarship for any one course only provided pursuance of such courses are permissible under the rules/regulations of the Educational Authority concerned.
- Students who after failing or passing the under graduate examinations in Arts/Science/Commerce join any recognized professional or Technical Certificate/Diploma/Degree courses will be awarded scholarship, if otherwise eligible.
- Students who pursue their studies through correspondence courses are also eligible. The term correspondence includes distance and continuing education.
- Employed students whose income combined with the income of their parents/guardian does not exceed the maximum prescribed income ceiling are eligible for Post-Matric scholarship to the extent of reimbursement of all compulsorily payable non-refundable fees.
b. SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT:
The amount of Post-Matric scholarship includes the following for complete duration of the course:-
- Maintenance allowance
- Disability allowance
- Reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees
- Book allowance
c. MAINTENANCE ALLOWANCE:
(Amount in Rs.)
|Groups||Rate of Maintenance allowance (per month)|
|Group I All Bachelor’s/Post-Graduate Degree courses in Medicine, Engineering/Technology, Planning/ Architecture, Fashion Technology, Management, Business/ Finance Administration, Computer Science/ Applications, Agriculture, Veterinary and Allied Sciences. All Post-Graduate Degree/Diploma courses recognized by UGC/AICTE in any discipline||1600||750|
|Groups||Rate of Maintenance allowance (per month)|
|Group II Professional courses leading to Degree/ Diploma, Certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B. Pharma), LLB, BFS, other para-medical branches like Rehabilitation, Diagnostics, etc., Mass Communication, Hotel Management & Catering, Travel/Tourism/Hospitality, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Art, Financial Services (e.g., Banking, Insurance, Taxation, etc.)||1100||700|
|Group III All other courses leading to a Graduate degree not covered under Group I & II, e.g. ,BA/B.Sc/B.Com, etc.||950||650|
|Group IV All Post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class X), e.g. Senior Secondary Certificate (Classes XI and XII), both general and vocational stream, ITI courses, 3-year diploma courses in Polytechnics, etc.||900||550|
Note: The list of courses grouped (I to IV) is only illustrative and not exhaustive. The State Governments/Union Territory Administrations are, thus, themselves competent to decide the appropriate grouping of courses at their level.
d. DISABILITY ALLOWANCES:
Rates of Disability allowance admissible for different types of disabilities shall be payable as under:
(Amount in Rs.)
|Sl. No.||Type of Disability||Disability Allowance (per annum)|
|1.||Visual Impairment or Intellectual Disabilities||4000|
|2.||All other types of disabilities||2000|
- REIMBURSEMENT OF COMPULSORY NON-REFUNDABLE FEES
Students are paid enrolment/registration fees, tuition fees, games fee, union fee, library fees, magazine fees, Medical Examination and such other fees compulsorily payable by the scholar to the Institution or University/Board. The maximum fee ceiling for reimbursement of ‘Compulsory Non-refundable Fees’ for Post-Matric scholarship is Rs.1.50 lakh per annum. Refundable deposits like caution money, security deposit will, however, be excluded.
NOTE: Compulsory non-refundable fee charged by recognized institutions against free and paid seats of recognized courses can be fully reimbursed as per the fee structure approved by the competent State/Central Government authority upto maximum ceiling of Rs.1.50 lakh per annum.
- Book Allowance: Rs. 1500 per annum.
6. TOP CLASS EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENT WITH BENCHMARK DISABILITIES
- ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS
This is admissible only for pursuing Graduate and Post graduate Degree/Diploma courses in Institutes of Excellence in Education as notified by the Department. The list of such Premier Institutions covered under the Scheme is at Annexure- I. Any addition or deletion to this list shall be notified by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, as and when required. Scholarship under this scheme shall not be admissible for pursuing distance- learning/part-time/week-end courses under any stream. Further, the award under this component cannot be considered for second or subsequent times as the individual can be awarded only once.
QUANTUM OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
|Sl. No.||Components of Scholarship||Financial Assistances|
|a)||Reimbursement of tuition fees and non-refundable charges paid/ payable to the Institute||Up to Rs. 2.00 lakh – per annum (subject to actual amount).|
|b)||Maintenance Allowance||Rs.3,000/- per month for hostellers, Rs. 1,500/- per month for day-scholars|
|Sl. No.||Components of Scholarship||Financial Assistances|
|c)||Special Allowances (related to types of disabilities like reader allowance, escort allowance, helper allowance etc.)||Rs. 2,000/- per month|
|d)||Books & Stationery||Rs. 5,000/- per annum.|
|e)||Reimbursement of expenses for purchase of a computer/ laptop with accessories.||Rs. 45,000/- as a one time grant in the first year of the course. (For getting the benefit, student has to submit requisite documents viz., bill/receipt as proof of purchase of the Laptop/Computer )|
|f)||Reimbursement of expenses for purchase of Aids and Assistive devices relating to the particular disability of the selected candidates.||Rs. 30,000/- as a one time grant in the first year of the course. (The reimbursement is made based on the requisite documents viz., bills/vouchers submitted by the students to ensure genuineness of the claim.)|
- PROCEDURE OF APPLICATION AND SELECTION for PRE MATRIC, POST MATRIC AND TOP CLASS SCHOLARSHIP
- Applications will be called for through National Scholarship Portal (www.scholarships.gov.in).
- The applicants should submit their application through the on-line system within the last date prescribed for receipt of applications. All requisite documents like photograph, proof of age, disability certificate, income certificate of the parent, tuition fees receipt, last academic qualification certificate, etc. duly filled in the prescribed format are required to be uploaded in the on-line system.
- The institutions in which the candidate is studying shall also register themselves on the portal and verify the details provided by the candidates. The nodal officer nominated by the State shall oversee all the applications and process the same on behalf of the State Government who shall also
digitally sign the final list in Public Finance Management System (PFMS) for disbursal of scholarship amount to the beneficiaries.
- In case, a candidate is a permanent resident of one State but studying in another State, his/her application should be recommended by the Education/Welfare Department of the State of which he is a permanent resident.
e. Based on the online verification by the concerned Department/Nodal officer of the State Government and considering the number of eligible applications received State wise and the percentage of State wise population of persons with disabilities, available slots will be distributed state wise for each of the scholarship to ensure that the benefit of the Scheme is available throughout the country. Number of eligible applications received State wise will be converted in percentage terms in relation to the total number of eligible applications and thereafter State wise slot will be decided based on average percentage of State wise population of persons with disabilities and State wise percentage of eligible applications.
- Merit Criteria for Selection will be Percentage of disability as indicated in the disability certificate,
For Specific Learning Disability, specific percentage of disability is not indicated in the disability certificate and it is indicated as 40% or above. For the purpose of Merit criteria for selection, disability percentage in all eligible cases of Specific Learning Disability will be taken as 40%.
- In case of tie, the age will be considered, i.e., the older candidate will get preference.
h. Keeping in view the above merit criteria, final selection will be done through National Scholarship Portal as per slot distributed state wise.
- DURATION AND RENEWAL OF SCHOLARSHIP/AWARD
- The award once made will be effective from the stage at which it is given to the completion of the course subject to good conduct and regularity in attendance. It will be renewed from year to year provided that, within the total duration of the course which is continuous for a number of years, the scholar secures promotion to the next higher class irrespective of the fact whether such examinations are conducted by a University or the Institution.
- If a student with benchmark disabilities pursuing Group I courses in case of Post-Matric scholarship fails in the examination for the first time, the award may be renewed. For second and subsequent failure in any class, the student
shall bear his/her own expenses until he/she secures promotion to the next higher class.
- If a scholar is unable to appear in the annual examination owing to illness or on account of any other unforeseen event, the award may be renewed for the next academic year on submission of medical certificate and/or other required sufficient proof to the satisfaction of the Head of the Institution and his/her certifying that the scholar would have passed had he/she appeared in the examination.
- If according to the Regulations of a University/Institution, a student is promoted to the next higher class even though he/she may not have actually passed in lower class and is required to take examination of the junior class again after sometime, he/she will be entitled to scholarship for the class to which he/she is promoted if the student is otherwise eligible for scholarship.
- OTHER CONDITIONS
- If a student is found to have obtained a scholarship by false statements, his/her scholarship will be cancelled forthwith and the amount of the scholarship paid will be recovered at the discretion of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disability, Government of India. The student concerned will be blacklisted and debarred for scholarship in any scheme forever.
- A scholarship awarded may be cancelled if the scholar changes the subject of the course of study for which the scholarship was originally awarded.
- A scholar is liable to refund the scholarship amount at the discretion of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of India, if during the course of the year, the studies for which the scholarship has been awarded, is discontinued by him/her.
- Maintenance allowance is payable from 1st April or from the month of admission, whichever is later, to the month in which the examinations are completed, at the end of the academic year (including maintenance allowance during holidays), provided that if the scholar secures admission after the 20th day of a month, the amount will be paid from the month following the month of admission.
- In case of renewal of scholarship awarded in the previous years, maintenance allowance will be paid from the month following the month up to which scholarship was paid in the previous year, if the course of study is continuous.
- Scholarship will not be paid for the period of internship/houseman ship in the M.B.B.S. course or for a practical training in other courses if the student is in receipt of some remuneration during the internship period or some allowance/stipend during the practical training in other course.
- The scholarship is dependent on the satisfactory progress and conduct of the scholar. If it is reported by the Head of the Institution at any time that a scholar has by reasons of his/her own act of default failed to make satisfactory progress or has been guilty of misconduct such as resorting to or participating in strikes, irregularity in attendance without the permission of the authorities concerned, etc., the authority sanctioning the scholarship may either cancel the scholarship or stop or withhold further payment for such period as it may think fit.
- MODE OF DISBURSAL OF SCHOLARSHIP
The above three components of the Scholarship Scheme viz. Pre Matric, Post Matric and Top Class Education shall be implemented through the National Scholarship Portal and the amount will be directly credited into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries linked with Aadhar through DBT mode.
- Monitoring of the scheme will be done by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities through the National Scholarship Portal.
- The State Government shall ensure that lists of beneficiaries, with necessary particulars, are maintained district-wise, and category-wise.
- In order to ensure proper accountability, physical verification at various levels viz. Blocks/District/State levels shall, as per the scheme design, be done covering at least 10% of the units, chosen randomly through an algorithm.
- NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP FOR PERSONS WITH BENCHMARK DISABILITIES (NFPwD)
The objective of the scheme is to provide
fellowships in the form of financial assistance
to Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) to pursue higher studies leading
to M.Phil/Ph.D in Science, Humanities or Social Science,
in Indian Universities/Institutions/Colleges recognized by University Grants
The scheme covers:
- All universities/institutions recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC);
- Central/State Universities (including constituent and affiliated institutions) included under Section 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956 and having valid accreditation from NAAC.
- Deemed Universities under Section 3 of UGC Act i.e. Institution for higher education notified by Central Government to be deemed University, in consultation with the UGC and having valid accreditation from NAAC.
- Institution fully funded by State/Central Government and empowered to award degrees.
- Institutions of National Importance as notified by Ministry of Education.
12.3 Number of Fellowships:
The scheme provides for award of fellowships to 200 Fellows each year. Out of the total 200 slots available for the Students with Disabilities, 75% scholars (i.e. 150) will be selected based on National Eligibility Test-Junior Research Fellowship (NET-JRF) of UGC and remaining 25% scholars (i.e. 50) will be selected based on UGC-Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (UGC-CSIR) NET-JRF joint test. However, the slot is transferable between UGC-NET and CSIR-NET to the extent of the total no. of slot, in case sufficient no. of eligible scholars is not available in one category.
12.4. ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS AND DURATION:
- Fellowship is open to students with benchmark disability (i.e 40% or more disability) as defined in ‘Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 and having a valid certificate of disability as prescribed under rules issued by the competent authority.
- Fellowship holder under this scheme will not avail any other scholarship/stipend. No scholarship will be paid to the students under this scheme from the date he/she accepts any other scholarship/stipend.
- Fellowships shall be awarded to candidates for pursuing regular and full time M. Phil./Ph. D courses in Universities/Research Institutions as referred to above in para 12.2.
- A scholar is eligible to receive only one fellowship at a time. The scholar is required to declare that he/she will not accept/receive any other monetary benefit/scholarship/fellowship from other sources. In other words, a scholar who is awarded fellowship under this scheme shall not accept any other fellowship/scholarship or hold any appointment, paid or otherwise, or receive any emoluments, salary, stipend etc. from any other source during the tenure of the award (except in case of ‘academic leave’ of one year). If a scholar is already in receipt of any scholarship/fellowship, he/she will have to relinquish either the previous scholarship/fellowship/any other monetary benefit or to forgo the selection under this scheme.
- A scholar who does not complete his/her research work during the period of fellowship shall not be eligible to apply again under this scheme. Similarly, a scholar who has completely or partially availed any of this fellowship for Ph.D. earlier shall also not be eligible for fellowship again under this scheme.
- After two years of joining the fellowship on the pattern of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), if the progress in the research work of the fellow is found satisfactory, his/her tenure will be extended for a further period of three years on the pattern of Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) as per UGC Fellowship Guidelines issued from to time.
- The fellowship shall be paid from 1st April of the year for which candidate is selected or from the date of Registration under M. Phil/Ph. D. or from the date of joining M. Phil/Ph. D programme, whichever is later.
- In case of integrated M. Phil & Ph.D. or Ph.D., the maximum tenure is 5 years. For doing M.Phil., fellowship shall be granted for two years or upto the date of submission of M.Phil. Dissertation, whichever is earlier.
- The maximum allowed gap period for continuation from M.Phil. to Ph.D. under this scheme shall be 2 years (from the date of declaration of result of M.Phil. to date of admission to Ph.D.). However, the total tenure of fellowship shall remain five years excluding the gap period. No fellowship shall be paid during the gap period.
- The fellowship shall be granted up to the date of submission of Ph.D. thesis or five years of tenure, whichever is earlier. No extension is permissible beyond the total period of five years of fellowship.
- Employees of any University/ College/ Educational Institution/ Central/ State/ UT Government shall be excluded from availing Fellowship, even if they are on Study Leave or Extra Ordinary Leave to pursue the M. Phil./ Ph. D. course.
- No fellow will not be considered for the award for second or subsequent times as the individual can be awarded the fellowship only once in a lifetime.
RATE OF FELLOWSHIP
The rates of fellowship will be at par with the UGC Fellowships. Presently these rates are as follow:
|1||Fellowship (For All Subjects)||@ Rs. 31,000/- per month on the pattern/norm of JRF for in2 years. @ Rs. 35,000/- per month on the pattern/norm of SRF for subsequent period of maximum 3 years.|
|2||Contingency (For Humanities, Social Sciences and Commerce) (including Arts/Fine Arts)||@ Rs. 10,000/- p.a. for initial two years. @ Rs. 20,500/- p.a. for remaining tenure.|
|3||Contingency for Science, Engineering & Technology||@ Rs. 12,000/- p.a. for initial two years @ Rs. 25,000/- p.a. for remaining tenure.|
|4||Escort/Reader assistance (as per verification of the respective Nodal Officer of the University/Institute)||@ Rs. 2,000/- per month.|
|5||House Rent Allowances (HRA)||@ 9%, 18% and 27% to those students who are not provided with hostel accommodation, in accordance with Govt. of India norms as applicable in the research fellows are working.|
- Regarding HRA:
- In case, hostel accommodation is provided to the scholars
by their institutions, the scholar is eligible to
draw only the hostel fee excluding mess, electricity, water charges etc.
- In case hostel accommodation offered by the university/institution is refused by the candidate, he/she will forfeit his/her claim of HRA.
- In case of non-availability of hostel accommodation, the scholar may be provided with single accommodation by the host institution. In such cases, the rent paid by the scholar on actual basis shall be reimbursed, subject to the ceiling of HRA as per Govt. of India norms.
- If the scholar makes his/her own arrangements of accommodation, he/she shall be entitled to draw HRA as per ceiling and categorization of cities by the Government of India.
- In case the scholar wishes to draw HRA, he/she is required to claim HRA on monthly basis by submitting monthly confirmation Certificate in the prescribed format, to his/her institution.
- Other facilities such as medical facilities, leave including maternity leave will be governed as per the guidelines of UGC in case of their fellowship programme.
PROCEDURE FOR SELECTION:
- The selection for the award of fellowship to students will be made on the basis of scores/merit obtained in UGC National Eligibility Test (UGC- NET) and UGC Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (UGC- CSIR) tests conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). The merit list will be prepared by NTA on all India basis from amongst the eligible candidates belonging to the category of ‘benchmark disability’ who apply for both- JRF and NET, but qualify for NET only.The qualified candidates under NFPwD, who have not secured admission at the time of application for Fellowship under the Scheme are required to take admission for regular and full time M. Phil./Ph. D. in a recognized research institution at the first available opportunity but not later than three years from the date of award of fellowship.Genuineness of the PwD Certificate furnished by the candidate shall be verified by the concerned University/ Institution before allowing the fellow to avail fellowship under the scheme. After the documents of NFPwD awardees are verified by Nodal Officers of universities/
institutions, the same will be sent to the Department for final approval.
- The decision of the Department with
regard to awarding the Fellowship shall be final and no appeal would lie against any decision of the Department in regard thereof.
- The result shall be published on Department’s website and Award letters will be issued to selected candidates.
12.7. Disbursement of Fellowship
- Confirmation for joining and continuation of the fellowship shall be given by the respective University/Institution. Based on this certification, the research scholars would be released fellowship every month. The Nodal Officer of the concerned University/ College/ Institution will, however, be responsible for updating on the Scholarship and Fellowship Management Portal in case any research scholar discontinues the course, or is/has been on inadmissible leave and thus not entitled for the fellowship during that period.
- Payment files of the candidates will be digitally signed by the authorized signatory of the Department on PFMS and fellowship amount will be transferred to the respective bank accounts of the scholars through DBT mode.
- In the event of discontinuation of the course or in case of inadmissible leave rendering him/her not entitled to the fellowship, the candidate will be responsible for intimating such position and he/she will be liable to refund the amount of over-payment, if any, of fellowship paid to him/her for the period beyond the date of such discontinuation, or for such period of inadmissible leave.
- Payment of fellowship and any other admissible allowance shall be made to the beneficiaries through their bank accounts linked with Aadhar.
13. NATIONAL OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIP
To provide financial assistance to students with benchmark disabilities for pursuing Master’s level courses and Ph.D abroad in the specified fields of study: (a) Engineering & Management (b) Pure Sciences and Applied Sciences
(c) Agricultural Science & Medicine (d) Commerce, Accounting and Finance and
(e) Humanities, Social Science including
Law& Fine Arts.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND ELIGIBILITY:
- For Ph.D. – Fifty five per cent (55%) marks or equivalent grade in relevant Master’s Degree.
- For Masters’ Degree: – Fifty five per cent (55%) marks or equivalent grade in relevant Bachelor’s Degree.
- In case of equivalent grade/credit points in Semester Grade Points (SGP)/ Cumulative Grade Point Index (CGPI) etc., conversion factor duly attested by the Institute/College/University concerned will be accepted.
- Candidates already pursuing Masters degree or PhD or having completed Masters/PhD from Institute/College/University abroad by availing benefits of the Scholarship Scheme implemented by any of the Ministries/Departments of the Central Government/State Government/other agency/own funds, are not eligible to apply for the scheme. Further, Individual can be awarded National Overseas Scholarship only once in a lifetime.
(v) The candidate is also eligible for scholarship under this scheme to pursue the same level (Masters/Ph.D.) course but in a different stream (Science/Arts/Commerce etc.) other than for which he/she has already acquired the qualification from any University/Institution/College either in India or abroad, subject to the condition that the candidate has not availed scholarship from Central/State Government for that same level course.
- Below 35 (Thirty -Five) years as on 1st January of the year of application.
QUANTUM OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
|Types of Assistance||Rates||Purpose|
|Tuition fee||As per actual|
|For US & Other countries||US$15400 p.a||Annual Maintenance allowance will be admissible to students residing in|
|For U.K||GBP 9900 p.a||countries at (a) and (b) to meet the miscellaneous expenditure incurred on Boarding/Lodging.|
|For US & Other countries||US$1500 p.a||Admissible for books/essential apparatus/study tour/travel cost for attending subject related conferences, workshops etc./ typing and binding of thesis, etc.|
|For U.K||GBP 1100 p.a|
|Incidental Journey Allowance||US $ 20/-(US dollar twenty only) or its equivalent in Indian Rupees- One time|
|Equipment Allowance||US $20/-( US dollar twenty only)-One time|
|Poll Tax||Actual will be paid, wherever applicable|
|Mandatory travel expenditure on medical tests etc. As per the requirements of the host country||Actual will be paid upon submission of bills.|
|Bank Transactional Charges||Conversion charges + Service charges + TCS + Exchange commission will be paid upon submission of bills.|
|Visa Fees||Visa fees will be|
|paid as per actual in Indian Rupees|
|Medical insurance premium||As per actual|
|Cost of air passage||The awardees shall be allowed to purchase air tickets (from nearest Airport to Hometown in India to the nearest place to the educational institution and back to India) from the three authorized travel agents viz. Balmer Lawrie & Company Limited (BLCL), Ashok Travels & Tours (ATT), Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) with the condition that the ticket purchased 11 must be of economy class/shortest route on date of booking.The choice of the travel agent for booking of the ticket is left open to the awardees. No Booking charges/excess baggage/cancellation charges & other add-ons will be reimbursed to awardees.The awardees will claim reimbursement of airfare from respective Indian Mission abroad after joining the University and providing joining report from University. The revised conditions will be effective from 1st April , 2022.Return tickets will be booked by Indian Mission abroad|
|Examination fee for appearing in English language/other tests||One time examination fee for appearing in English language/other tests such as GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, IELTS., etc., required for admission to institutions /universities abroad would be reimbursed by Indian Mission Abroad as per actual subject to a maximum of Rs.50,000/-.|
|Local travel||Second Class railway fare from the port of disembarkation to the place of study and back. In case of far flung places not connected by rail, bus fare from the place of residence to the nearest railway station, actual charges of crossing by ferry, air fare to the nearest rail-cum-air Station and/or second class|
|railway fare by the shortest route to the port of embarkation and back will be reimbursed by the Indian Mission abroad.|
|Earning from||The awardees are permitted to supplement their|
|research/teaching||admissible allowance by undertaking|
|assistance-ship||Research/Teaching Assistantship up to US$ 2400/- (US|
|dollars two thousand four hundred) per annum and for|
|awardees in United Kingdom, GBP 1560/- (Great|
|Britain Pound One Thousand Five Hundred Sixty only)|
|per annum. Beyond the admissible ceilings, the annual|
|maintenance allowance under the scheme shall be|
- DURATION OF AWARD WITH FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
The prescribed financial assistance is provided up to completion of the course/research or the following period, whichever is earlier:-
- Ph.D. — 04 years (Four years)
- Masters Degree – 1/2/3 years (One/two three years) depending upon the duration of the Course.
Note: (i) The extension of stay beyond prescribed period for levels of courses as mentioned above may be considered without financial assistance of any kind except the air passage to return to India, if recommendation of the competent authority in the educational institution/ university as well as the Indian Mission abroad is received, certifying that such an overstay for a specified period is absolutely essential for facilitating the candidate to complete the course. The final decision in this regard will however rest with the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.
(ii) Extension of stay abroad beyond completion of the course or duration of the scholarship is allowed without financial support/ return ticket to India.
- The candidates after assessing their eligibility and suitability, as per conditions of the Scheme, shall apply to Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. After the online portal being developed is made operational, the application will be invited through that portal only. The candidates shall send duly filled up application form (available on Department’s website www.disabilityaffairs.gov.in) enclosing therewith requisite documents to this Department. The employed candidates are required to submit a “No Objection Certificate” (NOC) from their employer to this Department.
ii. The applications shall be screened by the Screening Committee as per the Scheme guidelines. The eligible candidates shortlisted by the Screening Committee shall be placed before the Selection Committee. The Selection Committee shall assess the eligible candidates based on their educational qualifications and experience, their disability category and percentage, the University abroad and the course to which they propose to take admission etc. and draw a merit list within the sanctioned number of yearly slot which will finally and decisively complete the selection procedure.
- No request for change of Institution/College/University shall be entertained at any stage. In case, the Awardee desires to change the course or university, he/she can apply afresh.
- After the issuance of confirmation letter to an Awardee, the candidate is required to complete all the procedures like verification of original documents, submission of Bonds, Solvency Certificates etc., within six months, otherwise the award letter will be automatically cancelled. No further time will be granted for completion of these formalities.
- The finally selected candidates are required to obtain admission and join an accredited university/ institution abroad within three years from the date of communication of selection. On expiry of this specified period of time, the award will automatically get cancelled and come to an end. If the candidate still wants to avail the benefit of the scheme, he/she may apply afresh.
- The selected candidate is required to execute a surety bond on the non- judicial stamp paper before a notary public with two sureties separately for Rs.50,000/- (fifty thousand), and also solvency certificate separately for the same amount stating that persons are possessing property /wealth for a minimum amount of Rs. 50,000/-.
- Candidates availing the benefits of this scheme are required to return to India within one month of the completion of the course. However, if a candidate wishes to stay abroad after completion of the course, the same is allowed without any financial support including return air tickets to India. The awardee intending to return to India is required to intimate Indian Embassy abroad in advance and should also inform the Department of his/her returns.
- The candidate will give an undertaking that he will allow his university to share information with concerned Indian Mission abroad and the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.
- The candidate has to give an undertaking that he/she is not in receipt of any scholarship from any government /other organization including University/College for the course he/she is applying under this scheme
- No financial assistance of any kind/any other support coverage will be provided for spouse/children/siblings/parents/guardian of the awardee under the Scheme.
- All administrative matters like study leave salary, etc., will be directly resolved by the candidate with his/her employer and as per rules of the serving organization. The DEPwD will not take any responsibility or render any assistance in this regard.
- In case of some exigency at home, where the candidate is required to return to India for some time to attend to it, the awardee is permitted to return to India for the specific purpose, after having informed the Indian Mission and the educational institution where one is pursuing studies about it. The awardee will, however, be required to bear to and fro journey expenses for the visit and shall also not be entitled to receive maintenance allowance under the scheme, for the period of being away from the place of his/her educational institution abroad and the maintenance allowance shall be paid by this Department only from the date of his/her resuming the same course at the same institution. The awardee after having dealt with the situation at home, is required to return to the place of his/her educational institution, as early as possible, failing which, he/she shall be liable to be declared a defaulter and the recovery proceeding will be initiated against him/her.
- It will be for the candidate to obtain the appropriate visa for the country where he/she intends to study under award from the scheme. Government of India will render no assistance to a candidate for obtaining Visa.
- Selected candidates are required to furnish all such documents and enter into such agreements as shall be decided by the Government of India from time to time before their departure.
- In case the awardee has received over/excess payment from the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities or through any other agency acting on its behalf, he/she is liable to refund the same to the Government of India and his/her employer (if any) is authorized to recover the excess amount from his/her dues, on request from Government of India, and refund the same to the Government of India.
- The decision of Government of India will be final in all such issues, as may come up during the course of time.
- The candidate shall not change the course of study or research for which scholarship has been sanctioned. However, if situation arise where an
awardee pursuing Ph.D. in a university/ institution, finds a serious situation where his/her guide has left and there are no immediate replacements thereof or the university/ institutions has discontinued the research support facilities in the area; the Indian Missions abroad in such cases are authorized to allow the awardee to change the university/ institutions, after the Missions are satisfied about such a need, however, subject to the condition that the credits if any earned by the awardee in the earlier university/ institution are acceptable for transfer by the second university/ institutions and that the total period of award will remain unchanged, and such a transfer/change, will be permitted only once during the award.
- Decision of the Department will be final and binding on the awardees on all issues arising due to unforeseen circumstances and situations which are not covered under the Scheme guidelines.
PENALTY FOR DEFAULTERS UNDER THE SCHEME:
In case, a candidate pursuing studies abroad violates any of the terms and conditions of the bonds executed by him/her and that the educational institution/ university intimates the Indian Mission abroad about his/her adverse reports on studies and/or conduct and/or that the candidate leaves for any other country or absconds or joins any other university or course/programme or/and returns to India in case of exigency without intimating the Indian Mission abroad, he/she will be declared defaulter and will become liable for refund of entire amount spent on him/her along with the interest which will be 12% per annum and in case an awardee fails to pay the amount within six months from the date on which a demand for such refund is made, penal interest at the rate which is 2.5 % higher than the above normal rate of interest on the outstanding amount would be charged.
FURNISHING OF FALSE INFORMATION
If any candidate
has furnished any false information/document which is established upon verification, the NOS
awarded to him/her will stand cancelled and
if he/she has availed of it or is availing, an action will be initiated for recovery
of the amount spent with 15% compound
interest thereon. Such candidate
will also be blacklisted for future and the employed candidate will face departmental action for such act, for
which the Government of India will take
up the matter with the respective employers. The respective employers are, therefore, also requested to
carefully go through content of application of
their employees before
forwarding the same to this Department. The employers are also free to insist on candidates employed by them to execute
with them, as they deem fit and necessary and in accordance with their extant rules and regulations in such cases.
ROLE OF INDIAN MISSION
- Indian Mission will make payment of tuition fees directly to the colleges/universities aboard and maintenance allowance/other allowances to the students studying in their jurisdiction.
- In case the awardee is unable to complete the course successfully, he will be declared defaulter and will become liable for refund of entire amount spent on him/her along with the interest as prescribed in the defaulter clause. However, if the guide/head of the department of the candidate certifies that the candidate has not been found wanting in his/her commitment/dedication/attention to studies then the DEPwD shall have the right to exempt him/her from the penalty clause of defaulter under the Scheme. The Indian Missions, in all such cases, will provide the return air passage to India by shortest route and economy class.
- The Indian Missions are required to intimate to this Department about the return of the awardee to India.
- The Indian Missions abroad will obtain bi-annual progress reports from the University/College/Institution where the awardee is pursuing his/her studies. The Missions will inform this Department about such serious adverse developments in case of the awardee which requires decision towards further continuation of the award or otherwise.
- The payment of Maintenance Allowance is linked with furnishing of progress report. For first semester/six months, the maintenance allowance may be paid to the awardee in the first instance as an advance. Thereafter, the maintenance allowance for the next semester/six months may be paid only after receipt of the satisfactory progress report of the awardee for first six months/semester. No funds would be released by the Indian Mission in case of non-receipt of progress report.
- Disbursement of scholarship amount/reimbursement of miscellaneous expenses etc. incurred by candidate will be done by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) through Indian Missions abroad.
- COMMON PROVISIONS FOR ALL COMPONENTS OF THE SCHEME
- PUBLICITY OF THE SCHEME & INVITING APPLICATIONS:
Scheme shall be advertised at the appropriate time and will be suitably publicized through print/electronic/social media and website to bring it to the notice of the target group.
In order to meet expenditure incidental to the implementation of the scheme, a provision not exceeding 3% of the total budget, shall be made for administrative expenditure.
Any litigation on matters arising out of this scheme will be subject to sole jurisdiction of the courts situated in the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
CHANGE IN THE PROVISIONS OF THE SCHEME:
Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Govt. of India may, at its discretion, make necessary changes in the provisions of this scheme, as and when felt necessary, with the approval of Secretary, DEPwD in consultation with Financial Adviser concerned.
REVIEW AND MONITORING:
The progress of implementation of all six components of the scheme will be reviewed by a Committee consisting of the following –
|a)||Secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities,||Chairperson|
|b)||Joint Secretary concerned in Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities,||Member|
|c)||Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser (in- charge of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities)||Member|
|d)||Joint Secretary(TD), Min. of Tribal Affairs||Member|
|e)||Joint Secretary (SCD), Deptt. of SJ&E||Member|
|f)||Joint Secretary, Department of Higher Education||Member|
|g)||Joint Secretary, Department of Medical Education, Min. of Health & FW||Member|
|h)||A representative of the UGC||Member|
|i)||Director / Dy. Secretary concerned in Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities||Convener|
The Chairperson of the Committee
may invite other experts
as special invitees, as and when it deems
necessary. The Committee
may meet as
and when decided by the chairperson and will make suitable recommendations for improving the implementation of the operation
of the Scheme.
Annexure -I LIST OF NOTIFIED INSTITUTES OF EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION
|Sl. No||Name of the Institute||Location||State|
|1.||Indian Institute of Technology Delhi||Hauz Khas, New Delhi- 110016||Delhi|
|2.||Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur||Kharagpur-721302||West Bengal|
|3.||Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur||PO IIT,Kanpur- 208076||Uttar Pradesh|
|4.||Indian Institute of Technology Bombay||Powai, Mumbai- 400076||Maharas htra|
|5.||Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati||Institute of Engineers Building, Pan Bazar, Guwahati-781001||Assam|
|6.||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee||Roorkee-247667||Uttarakh and|
|7.||Indian Institute of Technology Chennai||POIIT,Chennai-600036.||Tamil Nadu|
|8.||Indian Institute of Technology Ropar||Ropar , Punjab||Punjab|
|9.||Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar||Office of the Director, I.I.T. Kharagpur-721302||Orissa|
|10.||Indian Institute of Technology Rajasthan||Director, IIT Rajasthan, III Floor, Helicopter Building||Rajastha n|
|11.||Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar||Vishwakarma Govt. Engineering College at Chandkheda, Gandhinagar-382424||Gujarat|
|12.||Indian Institute of Technology Patna||I.I.T. Patna, Navin Govt. Polytechnic Campus, Patliputra Colony, Patna- 800013||Bihar|
|13.||Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad||I.I.T. Hyderabad Ordnance Factory Estate, Yeddumailaram- 502205||Andhra Pradesh|
|14.||Indian Institute of Technology Mandi||IIT Roorkee, Roorkee- 247667||Himachal Pradesh|
|15.||Indian Institute of Technology, Indore||3rd Floor, Main Building, IIT- Bombay, Mumbai- 400076||Madhya Pradesh|
|16.||Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi||(Banaras Hindu University VARANASI – 221005 (UP)||Uttar Pradesh|
|17.||National Institute of Technology Warangal||Warangal–506004||Andhra Pradesh|
|18.||National Institute of Technology Silchar||Silchar–788010||Assam|
|19.||National Institute of Technology Patna||Patna–800005||Bihar|
|20.||Sardar Vallabhbhai National Inst. of Technology Surat||Surat–395607||Gujarat|
|21.||National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur||Jamshedpur– 831014||Jharkhan d|
|22.||National Institute of Technology Surathkal||Surathkal–574157||Karnatak a|
|23.||National Institute of Technology Calicut||NIT Campus P.O., Calicut-673601||Kerala|
|24.||Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur||South Ambazari Road, Nagpur, Pin: 440010||Maharas htra|
|25.||National Institute of Technology Rourkela||Rourkela 769008||Orissa|
|26.||Dr B.R.Ambedkar National Inst.of Technology Jalandhar||Jalandhar-144004||Punjab|
|27.||National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra||Kurukshetra-132119||Haryana|
|28.||National Institute of Technology Hamirpur||Hamirpur-177001||Himachal Pradesh|
|29.||National Institute of Technology Hazaratbal||Hazaratbal, Srinagar- 190006||J&K|
|30.||Maulana Azad National Inst. of Technology||Bhopal-462007||MP|
|31.||Malaviya National Inst. of Technology Jaipur||Jaipur–302017||Rajastha n|
|32.||National Institute of Technology Durgapur||Durgapur–713209||West Bengal|
|33.||National Institute of Technology Trichy||Tiruchirappalli- 620015||Tamil Nadu|
|34.||Motilal Nehru National Inst. of Technology Allahabad||Allahabad-211004||Uttar Pradesh|
|35.||National Institute of Technology Agartala||Agartala||Tripura|
|36.||National Institute of Technology Raipur||Raipur||Chhattisg arh|
|37.||National Institute of Technology Manipur||Manipur(NIT Agartala– 799055)||Manipur|
|38.||National Institute of Technology Sikkim||Sikkim (NIT Calicut – 673601,Kerala)||Sikkim|
|39.||National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh||Arunachal Pradesh (NIT Durgarpur– 713209)||Arunacha l Pradesh|
|40.||National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand||Uttarakhand (NIT Kurukshetra– 136119,Haryana)||Uttarakh and|
|41.||National Institute of Technology Mizoram||Mizoram (Visvesvaraya NIT, Nagpur–440011)||Mizoram|
|42.||National Institute of Technology Nagaland||Nagaland(NIT Silchar– 788010, Assam)||Nagaland|
|43.||National Institute of Technology Meghalaya||Meghalaya (Sardar Vallabhbhai NIT, Surat– 395007, Gujarat)||Meghalay a|
|44.||National Instituteof Technology Goa||Goa(NIT Surathkal –575025,Karnataka)||Goa|
|45.||National Institute of Technology Puducherry||Puducherry (NIT Tiruchirappalli 620015, Tamil Nadu)||Puducher ry|
|46.||National Institute of Technology Delhi||Delhi (NIT Warangal– 506004, A.P.)||Delhi|
|III-IIITs of MHRD|
|47.||Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad||Deoghat, Jhalwa, Allahabad-211011||Uttar Pradesh|
|48.||Indian Institute of Information Technology& Management Gwalior||MITS Campus, Gwalior- 474075||Madhya Pradesh|
|49.||Indian Instt. Of Inf. Tech., Design& Manufacturing Jabalpur||Jabalpur||Madhya Pradesh|
|50.||Indian Instt. of Inf. Tech., Design& Manufacturing Kanchipuram||Kanchipuram||Tami Nadu|
|51.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Chittoor||Malavaipalem village of Satyavedu Mandal in Chittoor||Andhra Pradesh|
|52.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Kakinada||Village Koona, Godavari District, Near Kakinada||Andhra Pradesh|
|53.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Guwahati||Village – Bongora (under Chayani Mouza ), PO – Mirza, District Kamrup||Assam|
|54.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Vadodara||Vilage Nimeta, Talauk Vaghodiya , District Vadodara||Gujarat|
|55.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Sonepat||Village Killord, Sonepat||Haryana|
|56.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Una||Una||Himachal Pradesh|
|57.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Dharwad||Campus of Karnataka University, Dharwad||Karantak a|
|58.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Kottayam||Village Valllichira, Meenachil Taluk, Kottayam||Kerala|
|59.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Bhopal||Village Barkheda Nathu, Tehsil – Phanda, Bhopal||Madhya Pradesh|
|60.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Pune||Village Nanoli, Tehsil – Mawa, District Pune||Maharas htra|
|61.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Senapati||Village Ningthoupham of Kangpokpi Sub-Division of Senapati District||Manipur|
|62.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Kota||Ranpur Industrial Area, Kota Jhalawar National Highway 12, Kota||Rajastha n|
|63.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Village Sethurappatti, Srirangam Taluk, Tiruchirappali District||Tiruchirappali||Tamil Nadu|
|64.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, West Tripura||Bodhjung Nagar Industrial Estate, Khyarpur, Bodhujung Nagar, West Tripura||Tripura|
|65.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Lucknow||Chak Gajaria, District Lucknow||Uttar Pradesh|
|66.||Indian Institute of Information & Technology, Nadia||Kalyani District, Nadia||West Bengal|
|IV– Other Central Technical Education Institution of MHRD & Other Ministries, Central Universities and Govt. Colleges of Engineering |
|67.||School of Planning & Architecture, Delhi||4-Block-B, Indraprastha Estate, NewDelhi-110002.||Delhi|
|68.||National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology Ranchi||Hatia, Ranchi- 834003||Jharkhan d|
|69.||National Institute of Industrial Engineering Mumbai||ViharLake, Mumbai -400087||Maharas htra|
|70.||Indian School of Mines Dhanbad||Dhanbad-826004||Bihar|
|71.||North Eastern Reg. Inst. of Science & Technology Itanagar||Nirjuli-79110, Itanagar||Arunacha l Pradesh|
|72.||Sant Longowal Inst. of Engg. & Technology Chandigarh||KothiNo.178,Sector II-A, Chandigarh||Chandiga rh|
|73.||Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi||Varanasi-221005||Uttar Pradesh|
|74.||Punjab Engineering College Chandigarh||Sector-12, Chandigarh- 160012||Chandiga rh|
|75.||Delhi Technological University (formerly Delhi Collegeof Engineering)||Shahbad Daulatpur, Bawana Road, Rohini, New Delhi- 110042||Delhi|
|76.||School of Planning& Architecture, Bhopal||1stFloor,Sports Complex, MANIT, Bhopal-51||Madhya Pradesh|
|77.||SchoolofPlanning& Architecture, Vijayawada||Sy.No.71/1,NH-5, Nidamanuru, Vijayawada- 521104||Andhra Pradesh|
|78.||Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology(RGIPT), Rae Bareli||Tatapur Chowk, Rae Bareli-229316||Uttar Pradesh|
|79.||Indian Maritime University (IMU), Chennai||Chennai||Tamil Nadu|
|80.||Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology(IIST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala||Valiamala P.O., Thiruvananthapuram – 695547||Kerala|
|81.||Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology Delhi||Azad Hind Fouz Marg,Sector-3, Dwarka, NewDelhi||Delhi|
|V–Non-Govt. Institutes of Information Technology|
|82.||Indian Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad||Gachibowli, Opposite CMC, Hyderabad-500032||Andhra Pradesh|
|83.||Indian Institute of Information Technology Bangalore||26/C, Electronic City, Hosur Road, Bangalore- 560100||Karnatak a|
|84.||Indian Institute of Information Technology& Management Thiruvananthapuram||Park Centre, Techno park Campus, Thiruvananthapuram||Kerala|
|VI–Other Non-Govt. Engineering Institutes|
|85.||Birla Institute of Technology Pilani||Pilani-333031||Rajastha n|
|86.||Birla Institute of Technology Goa||Goa Campus||Goa|
|87.||Birla Institute of Technology & Science Mesra||Messra-835215||Ranchi|
|88.||Thapar Institute of Engineering& Technology University, Patiala||POBox32,Bhadson Road, Patiala-147004||Punjab|
|89.||CV Raman Instittute of Engg.& Tech Bhubaneswar||Bhubaneshwar||Orissa|
|90.||Kalinga Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar||Bhubaneswar||Orissa|
|91.||Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science(SGSITS) Indore||23,ParkRoad, Indore- 452003 (M.P.)Indore||Madhya Pradesh|
|92.||Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore||Vellore||Tamil Nadu|
|93.||Birla Institute of Technology Hyderabad||Hyderabad||Andhra Pradesh|
|94.||Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad||Vastapur, Ahmedabad- 380015||Gujarat|
|95.||Indian Institute of Management Bangalore||Bannerghat Road, Bangalore- 560076||Karnatak a|
|96.||Indian Institute of Management Kolkata||Joka, Post Box No.16757,Alipara PO,Kolkata-700027||West Bengal|
|97.||Indian Institute of Management Lucknow||PostBoxNo.2, AliganjExtension, PartII,Lucknow- 226020||Uttar Pradesh|
|98.||Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode||Kozhikode, Calicut- 673601||Kerala|
|99.||Indian Institute of Management Indore||Indore||Madhya Pradesh|
|100.||Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong||Mayurbhanj Complex, Nongthymai, Shillong–793014||Meghalay a|
|101.||Indian Institute of Management Raipur||Government Engineering College Campus, Old Dhamtari Road, Sejbahar, Raipur- 492015||Chhattisg arh|
|102.||Indian Institute of Management Rohtak||Humanities Block, MDU Rohtak, Rohtak-124001||Haryana|
|103.||Indian Institute of Management Ranchi||Suchna Bhawan, Audrey House Campus, Meur’s Road, Ranchi- 834008||Jharkhan d|
|104.||Indian Institute of Management Udaipur||Polymer Science Building, Udaipur, Rajasthan||Rajastha n|
|105.||Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli||Locatedat NIT Trichy||Tamil Nadu|
|106.||Indian Institute of Management Kashipur||Escort Farm, Kashipur, Uttarakhand||Uttarakh and|
|107.||Indian Institute of Management, Viskhapatnam||Viskhapatnam||Andhra Pradesh|
|108.||Indian Institute of Management, Gaya||Gaya||Bihar|
|109.||Indian Institut eof Management, Sirmour||Sirmour||Himachal Pradesh|
|110.||Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur||Nagpur||Maharas htra|
|111.||Indian Institute of Management, Amritsar||Amritsar||Punjab|
|112.||Indian Institute of Management, Sambalpur||Sambalpur||Odisha|
|II–Other Govt./Semi-Govt. Management Institutes|
|113.||Institute of Rural Management Anand||PostBoxNo.60, Anand-388001||Gujarat|
|114.||Indian Institute of Forest Management Bhopal||P.O.Box-357,Nehru Nagar,Bhopal- 462003||Madhya Pradesh|
|115.||Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University||Delhi–110007||Delhi|
|116.||National Institute of Industrial Engineering(NITIE) Mumbai||Mumbai||Maharas htra|
|117.||Indian Institute of Foreign Trade New Delhi||IIFTBhawan,B-21, Qutab Institutional Areas, NewDelhi||Delhi|
|118.||Management Development Institute Gurgaon||Mehrauli Road, Sukhrali, Gurgaon– 122007||Haryana|
|III–Non-Govt. Management Institutes|
|119.||Institute of Management Technology(IMT) Ghaziabad||Raj Nagar, Ghaziabad- 201001||Uttar Pradesh|
|120.||Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar||Xaviar Square, Jayadev Vihar, Bhubaneswar- 751013||Orissa|
|121.||SYMBIOSIS Institute of Business Management Pune||Senapati Bapat Road, Pune–411004||Maharas htra|
|122.||Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Mumbai||VL Mehta Road, Vile Parle(W), Mumbai- 400056||Maharas htra|
|123.||Bharati Vidyapeeth Pune||Pune||Maharas htra|
|124.||S.P Jain Institute of Research & Mgt Mumbai||Mumbai||Maharas htra|
|125.||Jamnalal Bajaj Institute Mumbai||Mumbai||Maharas htra|
|126.||XLRI School of Business and Human Resources, Jamshedpur||Circular House Area (East),Jamshedpur- 831035||Jharkhan d|
|127.||L.N.Mishra Institute of Economic Development & Social Change Patna||Patna||Bihar|
|3. Law (14)|
|I. National Law Universities|
|128.||National Law School of India University||POBag-7201, Nagarbhavi, Bangalore–560072||Karnatak a|
|129.||National Law Institute University Bhopal||Bhopal||Madhya Pradesh|
|130.||NALSAR University of Law Hyderabad||Barkatpura, Hyderabad||Andhra Pradesh|
|131.||National Law University Jodhpur||NH-65,Nagour Road, Mandore, Jodhpur- 342304||Rajastha n|
|132.||The WB National University of Juridical Sciences Kolkata||Dr.AmbedkarBhavan12, LB Block, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata- 700098||West Bengal|
|133.||Hidayatullah National Law University Raipur||HNLU Bhawan, Civil Lines, Raipur, Chhattisgarh- 492001||Chhattisg arh|
|134.||Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar||E-4,GIDC Electronics Estate, Sector26, Gandhinagar- 382028||Gujarat|
|135.||Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow||Sector-D1,LDA Colony,Kanpur Road Scheme, Lucknow-226012||Uttar Pradesh|
|136.||Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala||Mohindra Kothi, Mall Road, Patiala-147001||Punjab|
|137.||Chanakya National Law University, Patna||Nyaya Nagar, Mithapur, Patna-800001||Bihar|
|138.||National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi||Kaloor,Kochi-682 017||Kerala|
|139.||National Law University, Delhi||Sector14,Dwarka, NewDelhi-110078||Delhi|
|II–Other Law Institutes|
|140.||ILS Law College Pune||Law College Road Pune-411004||Maharas htra|
|141.||Symbiosis Law College Pune||Senapati Bapat Rd, Wadervadi, Pune||Maharas htra|
|I–Central Government Medical Institutes|
|142.||All India Institute of Medical Sciences Delhi||Ansari Nagar, New Delhi||Delhi|
|143.||Jawaharlal Institute of Post- graduate Medical Education & Research Pondicherry||Dhanvantri Nagar, Gorimedu, Pondicherry– 605 006||Puducher ry|
|144.||All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna||Patna||Bihar|
|145.||All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur||Raipur||Chhattisg arh|
|146.||All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal||Bhopal||Madhya Pradesh|
|147.||All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneshwar||Bhubaneshwar||Odisha|
|148.||All India Instituteof Medical Sciences, Jodhpur||Jodhpur||Rajastha n|
|149.||All India Institute of Medical Sciences Rishikesh||Rishikesh||Uttarakh and|
|II–Other Government Medical Colleges|
|150.||Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences Tirupati||Town Club, Alipiri Road, Chittoor Dist, Tirupati- 517507||Andhra Pradesh|
|151.||Gandhi Medical College Secunderabad||Musheerabad, Secunderabad- 500029||Andhra Pradesh|
|152.||Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital Delhi||New Delhi||Delhi|
|153.||B J Medical College Ahmedabad||Ahmedabad-380016||Gujarat|
|154.||Govt. Medical College Calicut||Kozhikode, Calicut- 673008||Kerala|
|155.||Medical College Thiruvananthapuram||Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala-695011||Kerala|
|156.||King George’s Medical University, Lucknow||Lucknow-226003||Uttar Pradesh|
|157.||Government Vellore Medical College||Vellore||TamilNad u|
|158.||Maulana Azad Medical College New Delhi||Bahadur Shah Zafar Rd, New Delhi- 110002||Delhi|
|159.||Lady Harding Medical College New Delhi||Bhagat Singh Road, NewDelhi-110001||Delhi|
|160.||Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi||Banaras Hindu University Varanasi- 221005||Uttar Pradesh|
|161.||Madras Medical College Chennai||Dr. EVR Salai, Chennai- 600003||Tamil Nadu|
|162.||Grant Government Medical College, Mumbai||Sir JJ Hospital, Byculla, Mumbai-400008||Maharas htra|
|163.||King Edward Memorial Hospital Mumbai||Acharya Donde Marg, Parel, Mumbai 400012||Maharas htra|
|III–Non-Government Medical College|
|164.||SDM Medical College Dharwad||Sattur, Dharwad- 580009||Karnatak a|
|165.||Padmashree Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Nerul,Mumbai||New Mumbai- 400706||Maharas htra|
|166.||Christian Medical College Vellore||Thottapalayam, Vellore||TamilNad u|
|167.||Christian Medical College Ludhiana||Ludhiana141008||Punjab|
|168.||Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medial Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram||Thiruvananthapuram||Kerala|
|Central Government Institutes|
|169.||Indian Agricultural Research Institute Delhi||Pusa, NewDelhi- 110012||Delhi|
|170.||Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering Bhopal||Bhopal-462038||Madhya Pradesh|
|171.||Central Institute for Research of Cotton Technology Mumbai||Adenwala Road, Matunga, Mumbai- 400019||Maharas htra|
|172.||Indian Veterinary Research Institute Izatnagar||Izatnagar-243122||Uttar Pradesh|
|173.||Indian Institute of Plantation Management Bangalore||Jnana Bharathi Campus, P.O.Malathalli, Bangalore560056||Karnatak a|
|INDIAN STATISTICAL INSTITUTES/IISc|
|174.||Indian Statistical Institute Delhi||7,SJSSansanwal Marg,NewDelhi- 110016||Delhi|
|175.||Indian Statistical Institute Bangalore||8thMile,Mysore Road, Bangalore- 560059||Karnatak a|
|176.||Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata||203,Barrackpore Trunk Road, Kolkatta-700108||West Bengal|
|177.||Indian Institute of Science Bangalore||Bangalore-560012||Karnatak a|
|National Institute of Fashion Technology|
|178.||National Institute of Fashion Technology Delhi||HauzKhas, Near Gulmohar Park, New Delhi-110016||Delhi|
|179.||National Institute of Fashion Technology Bangalore||NIFT Campus,CA SiteNo:21,Sector- 1,27thMain, Bangalore||Karnatak a|
|180.||National Institute of Fashion Technology Bhopal||NIFT Block, MP Bhoj Open University Campus, Kolar Road, Bhopal- 462042||Madhya Pradesh|
|181.||National Instituteof Fashion Technology Chennai||NIFT Campus, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Taramani,Chennai- 600113||Tamil Nadu|
|182.||National Institute of Fashion Technology Gandhinagar||NIFT Campus, GH- O,Road, Behind Info City, Gandhinagar- 382007||Gujarat|
|183.||National Institute of Fashion Technology Hyderabad||NIFT Campus, Opposite Hi- tech City, Madhapur, Hyderabad-500081||Andhra Pradesh|
|184.||National Institute of Fashion Technology Kannur||IHTT Campus, Thottada, Kizhunna- Post,Kannur- 670007||Kerala|
|185.||National Institute of Fashion Technology Mumbai||NIFT Campus, Plot No.15,Sector–4, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai-410210||Maharas htra|
|186.||National Institute of Fashion Technology Kolkata||NIFT Campus, Plot- 3B,Block-LA,Near 16No.WaterTank, Sector- III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata- 700098||West Bengal|
|187.||National Institute of Fashion Technology Patna||NIFT Campus,2nd Floor, Udyog Bhavan, Opposite Gandhi Maidan, Patna-04||Bihar|
|188.||National Institute of Fashion Technology Raebareli||NIFT Campus, Vidya Mandir ,ITI Premises, Doorbhash Nagar, Raebareli,- 229010||Uttar Pradesh|
|189.||National Institute of Fashion Technology Shillong||NIFT Campus, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health& Medical Sciences (Old NEIGRIHMS Campus),’C’Block, Pasteur Hills Lawmali, Shillong- 793012||Meghalay a|
|190.||National Institute of Design Ahmedabad||Paldi, Ahmedabad- 380007||Gujarat|
|191.||National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kangra||Kangra||Himachal Pradesh|
|192.||National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhubaneshwar||Bhubaneshwar||Odisha|
|193.||National Institute of Fashion Technology, Jodhpur||Jodhpur||Rajastha n|
|194.||National Institute of Fashion Technology, Srinagar||Srinagar||Jammu & Kashmir|
|I-Institute Of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition |
|195.||Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition Delhi||Pusa,NewDelhi- 110012||Delhi|
|196.||Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition Ahmedabad||Government Polytechnic Compound, Ahmedabad- 380015||Gujarat|
|197.||Inst.of Hotel Mgt. Catering Tech.& Applied Nutrition Goa||Alto Porvorim, Bardez,Goa- 403521||Goa|
|198.||Inst.of Hotel Mgt. Catering Tech.& Applied Nutrition Bangalore||SJ Polytechnic Campus, Seshadri Road, Bangalore- 560001||Karnatak a|
|199.||Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition Bhopal||Quarters, Near Academy of Admin. Bhopal-462016||Madhya Pradesh|
|200.||Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition Hyderabad||Row, Durgabai Deshmukh Colony, Vidyanagar Hyderabad-500007||Andhra Pradesh|
|201.||Inst.of Hotel Mgt. Catering Tech.& Applied Nutrition Jaipur||Near Bani Park Police Station, Sikar Road,Jaipur302016||Rajastha n|
|202.||Inst.of Hotel Mgt.Catering Tech.& Applied Nutrition Kolkata||P-16,TaratolaRoad, Kolkata-700088||West Bengal|
|203.||Institute of Hotel Management, Catering &Nutrition Lucknow||Seed Farm, Sector-G, Aliganj, Lucknow- 226020||Uttar Pradesh|
|204.||Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition Mumbai||Veer Sawarkar Marg, Dadar(W),Mumbai- 400028||Maharas htra|
|205.||Institute of Hotel Management Shillong||“Lumpyngad”, Bishop Cotton Road, Shillong– 793001||Meghalay a|
|206.||Inst.of Hotel Mgt.Catering Tech.& Applied Nutrition Vaishali||Near Ramashish Chowk,Opp. State Govt.Circuit House, P.O.Industrial Estate,Hazipur-844 001,Vaishali||Bihar|
|207.||Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition Shimla||Kufri,Shimla- 171012||Himachal Pradesh|
|208.||Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition Srinagar||Boulevard Road, Near Nehru Park, Srinagar- 190001||Jamm u& Kashm ir|
|209.||Inst.of Hotel Mgt. Catering Tech.& Applied Nutrition Thiruvananthapuram||G.V.Raja Road, Kovalam P.O. Thiruvananthapuram- 695527||Kerala|
|210.||Inst.of Hotel Mgt.Catering Tech.& Applied Nutrition Gwalior||BhindRoad, Maharajpura PO, Gwalior-474002||Madhya Pradesh|
|211.||Institute of Hotel Management, Catering &Nutrition||Guru Nanak Dev College Campus, Hardo channai Road, Gurdaspur||Punjab|
|212.||Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition Chennai||CIT Campus, Tharamani P.O. Chennai-600113||Tamil Nadu|
|213.||Dr.Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology& Applied Nutrition Chandigarh||Sector-42/D, Chandigarh- 160036||Chandiga rh|
|214.||Inst. of Hotel Mgt. Catering Tech.& Applied Nutrition Bhubaneswar||Veer Surender Sai Nagar, Bhubaneshwar- 751004||Orissa|
|215.||Inst.of Hotel Mgt. Catering Tech.& Applied Nutrition Guwahati||AIDC Building, ABC Stoppage,G.S. Road, Bhangarsh, Guwahati781005||Assam|
|216.||Indian Institute of Tourism &Travel Management Gwalior||Govindpuri, Gwalior –474011||Madhya Pradesh|
|II–Private Hotel Management Institutes|
|217.||B.V.Institute of Hotel Management& Catering Technology Mumbai||Sector-8,CBD,Navi Mumbai-400614||Maharas htra|
|218.||B.V.(Bharti Vidyapeeth’s) Instt. of Hotel Mgmt.& Catering Technology Pune||Katraj-Dhankavdi, Pune- 411043||Maharas htra|
|219.||All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Institute of Hotel Mgmt & Catering Technology Pune||55/56,Shivajinagar, Pune- 411005||Maharas htra|
|9.NATIONAL INSTITUTES (dealing with various disabilities) UNDERM/OSOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT|
|220.||National Institute of Mentally Handicapped Secunderabad||Mano vikas Nagar, Secunderabad- 500009||Andhra Pradesh|
|221.||Deen Dayal Upa. Inst. For the Phy. Handicapped New Delhi||4,VishnuDigamber Marg,New Delhi- 110002||Delhi|
|222.||Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped Mumbai||Kishan Chand Marg, Bandra(West), Mumbai- 400050||Maharas htra|
|223.||National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research Cuttack||Olatpur,PO Bairoi, Cuttack-754010||Orissa|
|224.||National Institute for the Visually Handicapped Dehradun||116,RajpurRoad, Dehradun||Uttaranc hal|
|225.||National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped Kolkata||BT Road, Bon- Hooghly, Kolkata- 700090||West Bengal|
|226.||National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities Chennai||East Coast Road, Muttukadu, Kovalam Post, Chennai- 603112||Tamil Nadu|
|10. Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISERs) (7)|
|227.||Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Mohali||Mohali||Punjab|
|228.||Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Kolkata||Kolkata||West Bengal|
|229.||Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Bhopal||Bhopal||Madhya Pradesh|
|230.||Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Pune||Pune||Maharas htra|
|231.||Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Thiruvananthapuram||Thiruvananthapuram||Kerala|
|232.||Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Berhampur||Berhampur||Odisha|
|233.||Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Tirupati||Tirupati||Andhra Pradesh|
|234.||Tata Institute of Social Science Mumbai||PO Box 8313, Deonar,Mumbai-400088||Maharas htra|
|235.||National School of Drama Delhi||LTG Auditorium, Mandi House, New Delhi||Delhi|
|236.||The Energy & Resources Institute New Delhi||Darbari Seth Block, Habitat Place,Lodhi Road, New Delhi- 110003||Delhi|
|237.||Film and Television Institute of India Pune||Law College Road, Pune-411004||Maharas htra|
|238.||Indian Institute of Mass Communication New Delhi||Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, JNU New Campus, New Delhi- 110067||Delhi|
|239.||Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research, Chennai||Chennai||Tamil Nadu|
|240.||National Institute of Pharmaceutical, Educational and Research, Mohali||Mohali||Punjab|