Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students-2012 - Apply Now


New Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students has been introduced during XI Five Year Plan. The objective of the new scheme is to provide financial assistance to meritorious students from low income families to meet a part of their day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies.
The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the results of senior secondary examination. 82000 fresh scholarships per annum [41000 for boys and 41000 for girls] will be awarded for graduate/postgraduate studies in colleges and universities and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering etc.
Last Date of Receipt of Online Application for CSSS-2012 31st Oct, 2012
ALLOCATION OF SCHOLARSHIPS: - 
The total number of scholarships will be divided amongst the State Boards based on the State’s population in the age group of 18-25 years, after segregating share of CBSE and ICSE on the basis of number of students passing out from various Boards in the country.  
50 % of the scholarships would be earmarked for girls.  The number of scholarships 2 allotted to a State Board  would be distributed amongst  pass outs of the Science, Commerce and Humanities streams of the State Board in the ratio of 3:2:1.
ELIGIBILITY 
 Students who are  above 80th  percentile  of  successful candidates in  the relevant stream  for a particular Board of Examination, in class XII of 10+2 pattern or equivalent and not belonging to the creamy layer as defined by the Deptt. of Personnel and Training and as may be further modified from time to time, pursuing regular courses (not correspondence or distance mode) from recognised educational institutions and not availing of any other scholarship scheme, would be eligible for consideration this Scheme. 
This is applicable to all categories of students both ‘general’ and ‘reserved’. 
Minimum Total Aggregate Marks for all categories (SC/ST/OBC/UR) to apply for Scholarship  (Marks in first five subjects)
Science : 418
Commerce: 396
Others: 332
Reservation 
Students belonging to reserved categories / weaker sections/minorities are eligible on the basis of merit, subject to Central Reservation Policy and internal earmarking. The scholarship would be available to students belonging to ‘non-creamy layer’.  As per the latest guidelines on the subject, the income-ceiling for ‘non-creamy layer’ is Rs. 4.5 lakhs per annum. At present, reservations for the various categories are as follows : SC 15 %   ST 71/2 %  OBC 27 % and horizontally 3 %  for Physically Handicapped in all the categories.
SELECTION PROCEDURE 
The examining bodies will draw up a merit  list of scholars [Annexure – I] likely to be eligible for scholarship within five weeks after the results of the examinations announced by the Boards/Universities/Authority for all students. The income of the students’ parents will be taken into account before preparing the list.  The Boards/Universities/Authority in  the State/Union Territory will write to the eligible students from the top of the merit list up to twice the number of scholarships available (to provide for possible refusal and ineligible cases) through a registered letter to confirm within 15 days whether he/she is prepared to accept the scholarship. 
The candidates from whom replies are not received within 30 days of the State Board / CBSE / ICSE seeking their willingness will  not be considered for  scholarship and the award will be given to the next eligible candidates in the merit list.
RATE OF SCHOLARSHIPS 
The rate of scholarship would be Rs.1000/- p.m. at Graduation level for first three years of College and University courses and Rs.2000/- per month at  Post- Graduation level.  
Students pursuing professional courses would get Rs.2000/- per month in the 4th and 5thyear.  The scholarship would be paid for 10 months in an academic year. 

Details and online application form available at CBSE website

25 comments:

  1. i pass my 12th in march 2011 and apply for scholarship in 2011 but still am not get my scholarship can you please tell me when will i get my amount of scholarship

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    1. Sorry! We only provide information related to various competitions and scholarships on this blog. We are in no position to provide details regarding your selection or scholarship.

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  2. when will be the dead line of this scholarship

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    1. the deadline was on 31 october 2012 as per the guidelines to which the link is given above.

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  3. I am pursuing B.Tech from NIT. It is a 4 year program.
    I am getting this scholarship. Will I be getting scholarship for 4th year? If yes, tell me the amount (Rs 1000 or 2000 per month)?

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    1. The guideline says for professional courses the amount will be Rs. 2000 for the 4th and 5th years. So I think you will be getting Rs. 2000 in your 4th year.

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  4. When is the deadline for MHRD scholarship for the year 2012-13 and when is final list of selected candidates is kept on Internet ?

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  5. hii i am jitendra akode and i passed my 12th in 2012 and now i am pusuing B.E.FROM indore i have not idea of this scheme pls help me................may apply this scheme as new student

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    1. The last date for submission for 2012 was October 31.

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  6. When does the beneficiaries for this scholarship are going to be announced ???

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  7. i passed my 12th in 2008 and completed my Btech in 2012 may but still i have not recieved my 4th year scholarship amount

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  8. can I apply for the scholarship when I had passed 12th the last year

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    1. the time for application is over for 2012.

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  9. sir i have passed the cbse 12th board exam this year.can i apply for this scholarship now?

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  10. sir i have passed 12th this year.can i apply for this scholarship now?

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    1. Applications not yet invited for 2013.

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  11. sir i am a student of B.Sc in Odisha,i am unable to know wheather i am selected or not, where should i get my status? plz tell me.

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  12. i applied csss scholarship last year.....i not yet received this scholarship........pls guide me.....how to approach........

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  13. sir,can you provide the link of selected students in 2011 (fresher category) for this scholership... I searched but i can't find ??

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    1. Visit http://cbse.gov.in/Scholarship/Webpages/Award%20and%20status%20Search.html

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  14. Can u tell me the latest quota for the selected candidates of central sector scheme of scholarship??..

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  15. Thanks for the link:):)..but its showing my name as out of quota..want to know why because my peecentage is 84 which is okay for this..can you tell me the reason?

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  16. I also want to knw tht why my name is out of quota as i have got 84% in 12th 2013..and it is under the scheme...plz tell me the reason..why i am out of quota

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  17. Sir...this year I have not yet received,.!
    Is there anything to do...to get my scholar.....!

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    1. Did you apply for renewal?
      Please visit http://cbserod.net.in/csssrenew/rmenu.aspx for information regarding renewal. The last date was December 2013
      For information contact 1800 118 002 or send mail at
      scholarship.cbse@nic.in.
      Check the status at http://cbserod.net.in/csssrenew/rlogin.aspx

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