Central Scholarship Scheme for College & University Students


The Department of Higher Education, Government of India, invites applications for Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students 2020-21.

No of scholarships:

The scholarships are awarded on the basis of the results of Senior Secondary Examination. 82000 fresh scholarships per annum

Scholarship award:

– Graduation level for first three years: Rs.10000/- per annum
– Post Graduation Level: Rs.20,000/- per annum
– Students pursuing professional courses: Rs.20,000/- per

Important Dates

The last date for application – 31 October, 2020.


Students who are above 80th percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream from the respective Board of Examination in Class XII of 10+2 pattern or equivalent and pursuing regular courses (not correspondence or distance mode) in Colleges/Institutions recognised by All India Council of Technical Education, UGC Act, 1956, Medical Council of India, Dental Council of India and respective regulatory authorities and not availing benefit of any other scholarship scheme including State run scholarship schemes/Fee waiver and reimbursement scheme are eligible under the scheme. Students pursuing Diploma courses are not eligible under the scheme.

How to Apply

Candidates can apply online only.

Last Date

The last date for application is 31 October, 2020.

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link https://scholarships.gov.in/public/schemeGuidelines/Guidelines_DOHE_CSSS.pdf

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