(Apply) AICTE PG Scholarship 2021: Online registration at aicte-india.org

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This article is specifically about AICTE PG Scholarship. AICTE provides this to those students who are from engineering or medical backgrounds and want to pursue PG. In order to avail this scholarship students need to pass an exam called GATE/GPAT. Once they have passed this exam, can avail this scholarship.

AICTE PG Scholarship

So as you know there is a specific criteria and procedure for each and every scholarship, same is with this. Here in this article we will be telling you about the same. We will tell you the steps of applying for AICTE PG Scholarship. Moreover, we will also tell about eligibility criteria and many more other things.

Benefits of AICTE Scholarship

The most important benefit of this scholarship is that the organization will provide a financial assistance of rupees 12400 on monthly basis. So this scholarship is beneficial for all those students who have passed GATE or GPAT exam and want to pursue PG in subjects like Engineering, Pharma and Architect

Overview of AICTE Scholarship

Name AICTE PG Scholarship 2020-21
Launched byAll India Council for Technical Education
BeneficiariesPost graduation students
ObjectiveProviding financial assistance
Official siteaicte-india.org

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must have qualified GATE/GPAT in order to avail this scholarship.
  • The students must not be pursuing part-time online courses. In other words only full time pursuing courses students are eligible.
  • The bank details of applicant must be as same same in application form. Otherwise, his form will get rejected.
  • Moreover the bank account should be a general saving account in any bank.
  • The applicant must be doing either engineering, architect or pahramacy.
  • Candidates qualified under SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/Physically Handicapped not having authentic certificates are not eligible for GATE/GPAT scholarship.

Documents Required

In order to avail this scholarship you must have the following documents

  • GATE/GPAT score card
  • Bank Passbook
  • Caste Certificate
  • Aadhaar Card ( Studentsof J&K, Meghalaya & Assam are exempted)
  • Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) certificate in case of only OBC candidateof only OBC candidate

How to Apply for AICTE PG Scholarship ?

By following the given procedure you may apply for this scholarship

  • Firstly, Visit the Official Site of AICTE.
  • Then on the Home page click on the option of PG Scholarship (GATE/GPAT). As you may see in the image visible below.
Apply for AICTE PG scholarship
  • Thereafter an new page will open and there you have to read all the instructions carefully and then hit Click to Proceed option. For instance, see the image shown you below.
  • Now on the next page you have to enter the following-:
    • State
    • Institute’s Permanent ID
    • Student ID
    • Date of Birth
  • Now hit the option of Validate as it is visible in the image above.,
  • Once it gets validated, you need to fill the application form.
  • Upload all the required documents
  • Lastly, Submit your application form.

Check your Application Status

  • In order to check the status of AICTE PG scholarship visit the Official Website of PFMS.
  • Then on the Home Page, you need to click on the option of Know Your Status. For instance see the image shown below.
 AICTE PG Scholarship payment status
  • Thereafter, a new page will open in front of you and there you have to enter you bank details. As an illustration, an image has been shown you below.
PFMS Scholarship Payment by Account Number
  • Lastly, hit the option of Search and the status of your scholarship application will be shown to you.

AICTE PG Scholarship Reward

  • Students will get a monthly stipend of Rs. 12,400 for a duration of 2 years or till their course is completed, whichever is earlier.
  • In addition to this, the students will also get an annual contingency grant of Rs. 20,000 as per the scholarship notification.

Duration of Scholarship

The Scholarship is tenable for 24 months or for the duration of the course i.e.
from the date of commencement of classes till the date of completion of the
classes whichever is lower and is not extendable under any circumstances.

Want to File a Grievance ?

In case you want to register a grievance then you may do so by following the given steps.

  • Visit the official Website of AICTE.
  • Then on the Home page click on the option of PG Scholarship (GATE/GPAT). As you may see in the image shown below.
  • Now a page will open in front of you and you need to click on the option of Raise Grievance. As it is shown you in the image below.
AICTE PG Scholarship grievance option
  • Then select the User type and Query type.
  • Now a form will open in front of you and you have to fill the following details there-:
    • Institute/College Name
    • AICTE Permanent Institute Id
    • Institute State
    • Name of the Student
    • Student ID
    • Student DOB
    • Email ID
    • Mobile Number
    • Regional Office
  • Then you need to type the subject and description of your query.
  • Lastly, hit the option of Submit and your Grievance will get registered in the system.

Process Flow of AICTE PG Scholarship

  • Firstly, the students have to clear GATE/GPAT exam.
  • Then they will have to take the admission in an AICTE approved institute.
  • Now the institute will maintain these records and generate Unique ID of each admitted students through institute login.
  • Thereafter the ID of each and every students will be provided to him.
  • Now the students will have to submit application with all details through student portal.
  • Then the institute will verify the applications submitted by the students.
  • These applications can be approved as well as rejected.
  • Then all the approved applications will go through RIFD.
  • Once they are verified through RIFD then they will be uploaded to PFMS portal for beneficiary code generation.
  • Successfully generated beneficiaries will get eligible for payment.
  • Then the institute will forward monthly attendance to RIFD (after beneficiary code generation)
  • Now RIFD will verify these attendance.
  • After verification, approved attendance will upload into PFMS.
  • Finally, the scholarship will be transferred among students through DBT mode.

Important Dates

Last date for generation of student id by the
institutions and submission of online
application by students at AICTE web portal
15th January 2021
Last date for the Student Verification by
respective institutions including re-submitted
defective applications at AICTE web portal
31st January 2021
Last date for generation of student id by the
institutions and submission of online
application by students at AICTE web portal
28th February 2021
Last date for the Student Verification by
respective institutions including re-submitted
defective applications at AICTE web portal
15th March 2021

Terms & Conditions

  • The candidates selected for AICTE PG scholarship need to undertake 8 to 10 hours per week of work related to teaching and research activities as assigned to them by the Institute. The assigned work could include tutorials, laboratory classes, development and maintenance of laboratories, assistance in research and development activities undertaken by faculty members, maintenance and operation of Computers and other central facilities, etc.
  • Foreign students, sponsored candidates and candidates admitted in PG programs through management quota are not eligible for the scholarship.
  • The candidates who are in part-time courses are not eligible for this AICTE scholarship.
  • The candidates must make sure that their bank account name is the same as their candidate name in the scholarship application form.
  • The caste certificate to be submitted by the OBC candidates must not be older than 1 year and SC/ST/OBC candidates must have their certificates attested by the Principal of their institute or a gazetted officer.
  • The candidates applying under reserved categories must have an authentic certificate.
  • Also, if the caste certificate is not in Hindi/English language, it should be translated and verified in Hindi/English by a notary officer or by the principal in institute letterhead.
  • The candidates must keep in mind that they are found involved in any misconduct like ragging, misbehaviour, etc., the scholarship may be discontinued.
  • Salary grant or any other grant like the library, books, contingencies, etc, will not be admissible under this scholarship scheme.
  • Also, the candidates who are already availing the benefits of other scholarship schemes are not eligible to receive this AICTE scholarship.
  • The amount of PG Scholarship is subject to change as per the notification issued by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), with the approval of the Executive Committee of the Council.
  • The Scholarship may be discontinued at any time for any kind of misconduct by the student, like involving in the act of ragging, misbehavior etc. on the recommendations of the Head of Institution

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the eligibility criteria for grant of PG Scholarship?

Post Graduate Scholarship is entitled only to full time GATE/GPAT qualified
students admitted to AICTE approved programs viz. Master of Engineering,
Master of Technology, Master of Architecture and Master of Pharmacy courses in AICTE approved Institutions and AICTE approved University Departments.

Are the students qualifying GATE/GPAT exam after seeking admission in
the course, eligible for grant of PG Scholarship ?

No, they will not be eligible.

Can I provide a number my joint account with my family member ?

No, for this purpose only self or the account which is in the name of an individual (i.e candidate himself) can be provided.

Whether students are entitled for grant of any kind of medical leave,
leave taken in emergent cases during the total duration of 24 months of
the course ?

Students are eligible for following leaves-:

  • Casual leave : 15 days in a academic year.
  • Medical leave : Maximum of one month (30 days) in academic year
  • Maternity leave : As per the Govt of India instructions time to time.

Contact Details

In case you face any queries wile applying for AICTE PG scholarship then you may contact the concerned authorities on the following-:

  • Helpline Number : 29581338, 29581119
  • For Technical Queries : 011-29581333
  • Email ID : [email protected]


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