Pragati is a Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) scheme which is aimed at providing encouragement and support to girl child to pursue technical education. It is implemented by AICTE. The scholarship is designed to cover ‘one girl’ per family and it can be extended to two girl children per family where the family income is less than Rs. 8 lakh per annum.
The candidates will be selected on Merit at the qualifying examination to pursue technical education from amongst such candidates. Moreover, the candidates should have been admitted to 1st year of the Degree or Diploma programme in any of the AICTE approved institute during the current academic year through a centralized admission process of the State/Central Government. The criteria for reservation is- 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and 27% for OBC candidate/applicant.
The scholarship breakdown stands at- Tuition Fee of Rs. 30,000/- or at actual, whichever is less and Rs. 2000 per month for 10 months as incidentals each year.
One can submit an online application on the official website.
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