The “Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students (CSSS)” implemented by the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education has opened on the National Scholarship Portal https://scholarships.gov. in for the Academic Year 2020-21 on 16.08.2020. The schedule is as follows:
- Closing date of receipt of Applications – 31.10.2020
- Last date of verification of the Applications by the Institutions – 15 November 2020 (tentative)
- Last date of verification of the Applications by the State Education Board – 30 November 2020 (tentative)
In light of the above, all students who had applied on National Scholarship Portal and received the scholarship in the year 2019 may apply for the Renewal and those who are in the top 20th percentile list of academic year 2020-21 may apply for the Fresh, 2020, if otherwise eligible, on the National Scholarship Portal on or before the last date i.e. 31.10.2020 and also ensure to get his/her application verified by the Institute before the last date, else the application would be treated as INVALID.
Prior to applying for the scheme students are advised to go through the FAQs of the scheme attached below. For any query, the students are advised to contact the Nodal Officers for the respective State Education Boards.