AICTE-Saksham Scholarship Scheme


AICTE-Saksham Scholarship Scheme

AICTE-Saksham Scholarship Scheme 2021-22 is an initiative for differently-abled students pursuing technical degree/diploma courses from recognized institutions. The students who are already availing this scholarship can apply for renewal of the same. The aim of this scholarship is to promote technical education by offering financial assistance to specially-abled students for the continuation of their professional studies. The students will be awarded INR 50,000 per annum and other benefits.

Scholarship Overview

The beginning of formal technical education in India can be dated back to the mid-19th century. Major policy initiatives in the pre-independence period included the appointment of the Indian Universities Commission in 1902, issue of the Indian Education Policy Resolution in 1904, and the Governor General’s policy statement of 1913 stressing the importance of technical education, the establishment of IISc in Bangalore, Institute for Sugar, Textile & Leather Technology in Kanpur, N.C.E. in Bengal in 1905, and industrial schools in several provinces.


To be eligible, an applicant must - 

  • Be a specially-abled student having not less than 40% disability
  • Be admitted to the first year of degree/diploma level course or second year of degree/diploma level course through lateral entry in any of the AICTE approved institutions of the respective year
  • Have a family income of less than INR 8 lakh per annum

Application Process

Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through the following steps -

Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below. 
Step 2: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking, and 'Continue'. 
Step 3: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category (Post Matric), scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant's name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID.
Step 4: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
Step 5: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
Step 6: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
Step 7: Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
Step 8: An application ID and password will be generated. Use that for future references.

Want to learn more about this course?

Ask our Experts today about the program and career guidance.