UDAAN-CBSE Scholarship Program


UDAAN is a project launched by the CBSE under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to address the low enrolment of girl students in prestigious engineering institutions and the teaching gap between school education and engineering entrance examinations. The objective is to provide a platform that empowers the girl students, facilitates their aspiration of joining the prestigious engineering institutions so that it enables them to partake an important role in nation-building. The effort is to enrich the teaching and learning of Science and Mathematics at school level by addressing the three dimensions of education- curriculum design, transaction and assessment.

Other Education & Skills welfare related schemes are :


  • The program is open to Indian citizens residing in India only
  • All girl students studying in classes XI of KVs/ NVs/ Government Schools of any recognised Board/ CBSE affiliated private schools in India are eligible to apply
  • The selection of the students will be based on merit and will be considered against the city chosen by the candidate for the weekly virtual contact classes
  • Girl students enrolled in Class XI in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) stream.
  • Minimum 70% marks in Class X overall and 80% marks in Science and Mathematics for Boards which follow CGPA, a minimum CGPA of 8 and a GPA of 9 in Science and Mathematics
  • ┬áReservation as per JEE (Advanced): OBC (NCL) – 27 % , SC – 15 % , ST – 7.5 % , PWD – 3 % of seats in every category
  • The annual family income should be less than Rs. 6 lakhs per annum

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Students are provided free offline/online courses through virtual weekend contact classes and study material while studying in class XI and XII for preparation of admission test to various premier engineering colleges in the country.

Mode of Application

The interested applicants would need to fill the UDAAN application form by visiting the official website of CBSE- www.cbse.nic.in or www.cbseacademic.in.

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