Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girl Students (Technical Diploma) - AICTE SCHOLARSHIPS

Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girl Students (Technical Degree)


The ‘Pragati Scholarship Scheme’ is primarily given to the girls for encouraging them to take up technical diplomas. This scholarship is given to provide assistance for the educational advancement of girls pursuing technical diploma education. The scholarship is an attempt to give young women the opportunity to extend their technical studies and become successful in the future. The scholarship is given for Empowering Women through Technical Education by AICTE.


The Pragati Scholarship is 100% funded by the All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) 


Each year about 5,000 of the ‘Pragati Scholarships’ provided for the girls taking admission to technical diploma courses in all the AICTE approved Institutions across the country. 


  • The girl students should take admission to technical diploma course in any of the AICTE approved Institutes in the academic year
  • A maximum of 2 girl children in a family are eligible for ‘Pragati Scholarship’  
  • The family income from all sources should not be more than Rs. 8 Lakhs per annum
  • A valid income certificate issued by the State/ UT Government needs to be enclosed


The scholarships shall be provided for the entire diploma course with yearly renewal at every academic year.


  • Rs. 50,000 of finance benefits are provided under the ‘Pragati Scholarship’ to the girl child. The amount is given for the complete diploma course for the girl students with yearly renewal. The amount is given in lump sum towards the payment of college fee, purchase of computer, stationeries, books, equipment, software etc
  • The scholarship will be renewed every year until the completion of the course. The scheme can be renewed every year through the National Scholarship Portal by submitting a passing certificate/ marksheet along with a letter from the Head of the Institution on the online portal.

Mode of Application 

The girl students fulfilling the eligibility criteria are required to apply online on National Scholarship Portal (NSP) after initiation of application process and notice to be published on AICTE website. 

Documents Required

  • Mark Sheet of Class X/XII/equivalent as applicable.
  • Annual family Income Certificate for the preceding financial year in the prescribed format issued by not below the rank of Tahsildar.
  • Admission Letter issued by Directorate of Technical Education for the admission in Diploma/Degree course.
  • Certificate issued by the Director/Principal/Head of the Institute.
  • Tuition fee receipt.
  • AADHAR seeded Bank Pass Book in the name of the student indicating Account number, IFSC code and photograph
  • Caste Certificate for SC/ST/OBC Category.
  • AADHAR Card
  • Declaration by parents duly signed stating that the information provided about their child is correct and that they will refund the scholarship amount, if found false at any stage

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