The national scholarship portal (NCP) is a digital platform for providing scholarships to students. It is offered by the Central government, state government, and various government agencies like the UGC university grants commission. The portal launched by the Ministry of Electronics and Information technology in the year 2020. The scholarship is provided to minority students belonging to scheduled caste and tribes.
Portal offers 50 scholarships to worthy hundred seekers of scholarship who are registered on the portal. The portal offers scholarships in a variety of services. It is a simplified, transparent, and responsive system for the effective and efficient disposal of scholarships. The funds are directly credited to the student’s account.
FEATURES OF THE PORTAL
Timely availability of a scholarship to the student.
The procedure is made easy by simplifying the process to obtain a scholarship.
It serves as a common platform for central government and state government scholarship schemes.
There is no change in the processing of creating a database for learners on the portal.
Details about the eligibility of the various schemes are available.
Information about each and every scheme is available in an accurate manner.
A Manual is provided for students about the procedure of the scholarship application.
STEPS TO REGISTER ON THE PORTAL
Visit the official website of the national portal.
Then, click on the option of “new registration”.
Read the instructions displayed on the screen carefully.
Enter the necessary details like name, date of birth, mobile number, age, gender, etc.
The captcha code has to be entered and then click on the registration button.
STEPS TO LOGIN FOR THE PORTAL
Login is done through student registration id.
Then, click on the application option given on the webpage.
Fill the necessary details in the application form like name, address, farther’s name, aadhaar card number, scholarship category, email-id, annual family income, date of birth, etc.
Then, upload the required documents with the form.
Then, click on the submit option for the submission of the form and to acquire a scholarship.
NSP SCHOLARSHIP LIST 2020
Pre-metric scholarship scheme for minority students.
Post-metric scholarship scheme for minority
Merit scholarship for professional, technical courses
Central sector scheme of scholarships for college and university students.
Scholarship for higher education for students belonging to a scheduled tribe.
The low merit scholarship scheme
Pre-disability scholarship for students
Post metric scholarship for disabled students.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS REQUIRED
Bank account passbook
Income certificate copy
Passport size photograph
Education certificate of the previous year.
BENEFITS OF THE PORTAL
It includes all the details of scholarships on one platform.
Easy procedure of application.
Suggestions and help students to apply for the best scheme of scholarship
Records are transparent.
A single application system is there, no double applications are accepted.
Up-to-date data is available on the portal for students.
Hassle-free submission of the application.
OBJECTIVES OF THE PORTAL
To give students scholarships on time.
Provision for all the scholarship schemes on a common platform.
Creation of a clear database for learners.
No duplication is done at the time of processing
There is a direct transfer of money into the account of the student.
To provide accurate details of the various scholarships.
Tracking of the application for the scholarship is done through the official website of the portal by clicking on the option to check your NSP status. Through mobile apps also scholarship applications can be filled. The mobile app was launched in the year 2018 to make it more easy and convenient for students.
ELIGIBILITY FOR APPLYING
To check the eligibility criteria for applying for the scholarship application, below given steps are to be followed-
Go to the official website of the portal.
Click on the service option on the website.
Then click on the scheme eligibility option.
Enter the information about the domicile of the state, UT course level, religion, caste, gender, Annual income, etc.
Click on the check eligibility option.
Then, all the details will be displayed on the screen about the eligibility.
STEPS TO CHECK THE LIST OF SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES
First, visit the official website NSP.
Then, on the homepage of the website click on the option of “new registration”.
Then, click on the “scheme-wise scholarship list” option.
Choose the academic year, type of application, type of ministry, type of scheme, state, district.
Then, enter the captcha code and click on the submit option.
Then, the list will appear on the screen.