ISHAN UDAY Special Scholarship Scheme For North Eastern Region
ISHAN UDAY Special Scholarship Scheme For North Eastern Region : Ishan Uday Scholarship 2017 The Ministry of HRD and the University Grants Commission is offering Ishan Uday Scholarship for North Eastern Zone to advertise the higher education and to reassuring children belonging to economically weaker in the NER. Those applicants who want to get this scholarship must fill the application form on or before 31st August 2017 (Expected). Students who are going to apply for this Scholarship they are needed to fill online application form before the last date. Students can get the full detail regarding Ishan Uday Scholarship Scheme by going through this article. In which we have provided here all the information related to this.
Last Date to apply is 31st August 2017(Expected).
Eligibility Criteria for Ishan Uday Scholarship for North East Students 2017-18
Applicants who are the residence of NER and passed 12th standard or equivalent examination from the school in NER from any affiliated Board of Education, including Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), and National institute of open Schooling (NIOS).
Students who want to admit for the general degree course, technical and professional courses including medical and para-medical courses can apply for this plan.
Candidates who want to take profit of this plan then his / her parent’s income should not more than Rs.4.5 lakh per annum.
Applicants who are going to apply for General Degree courses can get the amount of Rs.3500/- p.m.
Applicants going to pursue Technical & Professional courses (including Medical & Paramedical courses) will be provided through Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) of Rs. 5000/- p.m. to the beneficiary student.
Applicant’s selection will be based on the scores obtained in Class XII or equivalent exam.
The objective of Ishan Uday Scholarship:
The purposes of the Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern zone are:
To give equal scopes for higher studies in NE Region.
To rise the big Enrolment Ratio (GER) in NE Region.
To target more on professional education in NE Region.
Maximum utilization of NER Budgetary Allocation.
It is envisaged to give ten thousand (10,000) fresh scholarships each year beginning from the intellectual year 2014-15 for general degree courses, technical and professional courses, including medical and para-medical courses.
Required Documents (scanned copy)
Joining Performa for fresh awardees
Performa for renewal
Certificate of income by the Competent Authority of the State Government in which the student is domiciled.
Accommodation State Certificate by the Competent Authority.
Quarterly Continuation certificate
Affidavit (Undertaking for not taking advantages any other Scholarship in the form of an affidavit on Rs.50/- Stamp paper from the student/parent duly attested by SDM / First Class Magistrate / Gazetted Officer (should be above the rank of Tahsildar) copying the recommended languages.
How to apply
First of all, students required visiting the official website.
The official website is www.ugc.ac.in/ner/.
Then, search the given link “For Students” section and after that click on “Scholarships & Fellowships” from the home page provided at the bottom of the page.
Now, click the link of”Ishan Uday” for North Eastern Region” link and read full advertisement carefully.
Then, applicants, who have fulfilled the needed eligibility criteria, must select the “Apply Online” link.
After that fill up the application form with all needed details and must attach all needed documents along with application form and submit it in the provided time period.
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Ishan Uday special scholarship for NER
1) Is the scheme open for all candidates enrolled in Indian Universities/ Colleges/ Institutes?
No. Only those candidates who have domicile of the North-Eastern states of India are covered
under the schemes i.e. Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland,
Sikkim and Tripura.
2) Is there any annual income ceiling for candidates to be included under the scheme?
Yes, only those candidates whose annual family income is less than or equal to Rs. 4.5 lakh per
annum are covered under ambit of the scheme.
3) Is there any need for uploading of domicile certificate alongwith the online application form?
Yes, the domicile certificate/ permanent resident certificate issued by the competent authority
will have to be uploaded with the online application form.
4) Are only first year undergraduate students eligible to apply?
Yes, only those students who have passed Class XII(CBSE board) or equivalent Examination of
State Boards for the current year are eligible to apply.
5) Are students enrolled in Diploma courses or those who have cleared Class XII exam or
equivalent in the preceding years eligible to apply?
No. Only those students who have qualified class XII exam or equivalent exam during the
current academic year are eligible to apply.
6) Are students enrolled in private/deemed universities (not funded by either Central or State
Government) eligible to apply?
No. The scheme is applicable for students of first year undergraduate courses and enrolled in
the following institutions are eligible to apply :-
1. Universities/Institutions/Colleges included under Section 2(f) and 12 (B) of UGC Act.
2. Deemed to be Universities included under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 and eligible to
receive grants-in-aid from UGC.
3. Universities/Institutions/Colleges funded by Central / State Government.
4. Institutes of National Importance.
5. Institutions recognized by other statutory councils within as well as outside the States of
7) Are students enrolled in integrated courses of eligible institutions eligible to apply?
Yes. Students enrolled in integrated courses are eligible to apply. However, such awardees could
avail scholarship only for the undergraduate part of the course.
8) Are students enrolled in dual degree courses eligible to apply?
Yes. However, the awardees will be eligible to draw scholarship only till the tenure of the first
9) Are all courses covered under the ambit of the scheme?
No. The scholarship will be awarded in general degree courses, professional courses, technical
courses, medical and paramedical courses (including MBBS, BAMS, BDS, B.Arch., B.Tech. etc.)
What is the amount of scholarship payable to the awardees? There amount of scholarship
depends upon course of study of the awardee. For the students pursuing General Degree
Courses (BA, BSc, BCom, BMS, BBA etc.) it is Rs.5400/- p.m.. etc. and for students pursuing
professional degree courses (B.E., BTech, MBBS, B. Pharm. etc. ) it is and Rs.7800/- p.m. for the
entire duration of course. The concerned University/ Institute/ College will verify whether the
course of study for the candidate is general or professional.
10) Who will verify the credentials of the candidates? How will payments be regulated?
The Concerned University/Institute/College in which the candidate is pursuing the course of
study will verify the credential of the candidate on the National Scholarship Portal (NSP portal).
11) Will the scholarship transferred in case the awardee changes the institution or course during
the tenure of scholarship?
No. There is no provision for transfer of scholarship.
12) Will the scholarship be renewed if the awardee fails in the first or subsequent years of study?
No. The scholarship will not be renewed if the awardee fails to qualify in the annual or term end
examinations of the course.
13) Are the students who have enrolled in some course in distance mode or have obtained
admission through management quota be considered eligible for award of scholarship?
No these categories of students will not be considered for award of scholarship.
14) Can the awardee claim any other scholarship (State/ Institute or other Ministry) during the
tenure of award of this scholarship?
No. Such students will not be considered for award of this scholarship.
15) Can the students apply anytime during the year of admission?
No. Students can only apply online on the NSP (https://scholarships.gov.in/) during a particular
time period as displayed on the website.
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