STRIDE Scheme: New Scheme Launched to Support Socially Relevant Projects

In a bid to support socially relevant projects, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved the Scheme for Trans-Disciplinary Research for India`s Developing Economy (STRIDE). The scheme will provide support to research projects that are socially relevant, locally need-based, nationally important and globally significant. The UGC has set up an advisory committee under Vice Chairman […]

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Nai Udaan Scheme: Financial Assistance for Students

Objective Government of India, Ministry of Minority Affairs is implementing the scheme Nai Udaan– Scheme for Support to Minority Students for preparation of Main Examination, who clear Prelims conducted by Union Public Service Commission, Staff Selection Commission, State Public Service Commissions The objective of the Scheme is to provide financial support to the minority candidates clearing prelims conducted […]

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BIG UPDATE: Skill Training Credits for Students in India

India is eyeing a major revamp of secondary education by introducing a credit system for skills training after class 8 and 10. The skills development ministry is developing a framework under which credits will be given for vocational training from industrial training institutes (ITIs) equivalent to educational grades. The credit recognition will also hold valid for university admissions, which implies […]

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SANKALP Scheme

“Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion” (SANKALP) project directs to put “National Skills Development Mission” (NSDM) into practice and launched by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. The project is implemented with the support of World Bank monetarily in line with the objectives of NSDM. The project revolves around strengthening institutional mechanisms […]

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National Scholarships Portal: A Destination for All Govt. Scholarships in India

  National Scholarship Portal (NSP) is a digital scholarship platform which carries multiple scholarships offered by central government, state governments and different government agencies like UGC (University Grants Commission), AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education), etc. The National Scholarship Portal hosts about 50 scholarships worth hundreds of crores among the scholarship seekers registered on the platform. […]

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Govt. is Offering Scholarships to 5 Cr. Students in 5 Years

The Centre has announced scholarships for five crore students from minority communities in the next five years. Minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the government is targeting to provide scholarships to one crore students from the minority communities annually. The ministry is also stepping up work on narrowing the gap between mainstream school […]

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Govt. Plan: Direct Cash Transfer in Student Bank Account

The government is looking to replace fee subsidy in top educational institutions including IITs with direct transfers to students. Another plan is to establish a national crowd-funding platform – both part of the Education Quality Upgradation and Inclusion Programme (EQUIP) that aims to revamp higher education. Ten expert groups, constituted by the Human Resource Development […]

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Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme PMSS KSB Scholarship Scheme

Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme 2019 Prime minister has announced PMSS  to encourage higher technical and professional education for the dependent students of Ex Servicemen / Ex Coast Guard personnel and their widows. Eligible students can apply online for Prime minister Scholarship Scheme. Total 5500 Families will get scholarship this year. KSB Scholarship Scheme is available […]

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