Pragati Scholarship 2022 – AICTE Scholarship Scheme for Girl Child

Pragati Scholarship 2022 is a government scholarship strategy executed by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Under this scholarship program, a total of 5,000 scholarships are expended every year among excellent girl students for pursuing technical education. An amount of INR 50,000 per annum is given to the scholarship winners every year. Since its beginning in 2014-15, thousands of girl students have profited from the Pragati Scholarship scheme.

Highlights of the Pragati Scholarship 2022

  • Rewards: INR 50,000 per annum
  • Eligibility: Girl students acknowledged to the 1st year of diploma/degree program
  • Application period: October-December (For the academic year 2022-23, the deadline is October 31, 2022)
  • Application process: Apply online through the National Scholarship Portal

*The application period is subject to change at the discretion of the scholarship provider.


Pragati Scholarship – Rewards

The AICTE Pragati Scholarship cites a total of 5,000 scholarships to girl scholars. The elements of the Pragati Scholarship amount are featured below:

The elected students would obtain INR 50,000 per annum for every academic year as a lump sum amount towards –

  • Payment of college fees
  • Purchase of books
  • Purchase of equipment
  • Purchase of laptops and software
  • Purchase of desktops

Pragati Scholarship – Important Dates

The announcement date of the Pragati Scholarship varies from year to year.

  • In the year 2020, the last date of application for the Pragati Scholarship was 31st January 2021.
  • In the year 2021, the last date of application for the AICTE Pragati Scholarship was 30th November 2021.
  • In the year 2022, the last date of application for the AICTE Pragati Scholarship is 31st October 2022.

Pragati Scholarship – Eligibility Criteria

To apply for the Pragati Scholarship, the girl candidates must be studying in an AICTE-approved college/institution. The elements of the AICTE Pragati Scholarship eligibility criteria are given below.

  • Aspirants must be admitted to the 1st year or 2nd year (through lateral entry only) of the technical diploma/degree program of an AICTE-approved college/institute in the recent academic year through the centralized admission process of the State/Central Government.
  • Two girls per family are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • The annual family income of the candidate must not be more than INR 8 lakh during the preceding financial year. In case the applicant is married, the income of parents/in-laws is considered, whichever is higher.

Pragati Scholarship 2022 – Application Process

To help applicants in the application process, AICTE allows them to fill out the Pragati scholarship application form through the NSP Portal. Follow the steps highlighted below to fill out the application form.

First, the applicants need to register themselves on the NSP Portal by clicking on the ‘New Registration’ button.

Read the guidelines carefully and fill in all the details to complete the registration.

  • After successful registration, the applicants will receive an application ID and password on their registered mobile number.
  • Now, the candidates need to log in to the NSP Portal using their application ID and password to fill out the Pragati application form.
  • The applicants will be asked to change their password (a mandatory step).
  • Thereafter, the applicants are required to fill out the scholarship application form.
  • The candidates must upload scanned copies of the required documents and submit the application form.

Required Documents

There are a few necessary documents that the applicants must keep with them while filling out the Pragati Scholarship application form. The candidates must upload scanned copies of these documents to complete their application process.

  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • Annual family income certificate of the preceding financial year in the prescribed format by the Tehsildar or above competent Authority
  • Admission letter issued by the Centralized Admission Authority to first-year Degree/Diploma programs for the current academic year
  • The receipt of paid tuition fee for the current academic year
  • Aadhaar-seeded bank passbook showing the applicant’s name, account number, IFSC code, and photo pasted at an appropriate place duly signed by the Manager with the rubber stamp of the bank affixed on it
  • Certificate issued by the Director/Principal/HOD as per the prescribed format
  • Attested copy of caste certificate, in case the applicant is applying for SC/ST/OBC category
  • A duly signed declaration by parents as per the prescribed format which states that the information provided by the applicant is correct and the scholarship amount would be refunded in case any false information is found at any stage
  • Aadhaar card
  • Applicant’s passport-size photo
  • Signature of the candidate


Pragati Scholarship – Selection Process

The applicants for AICTE Pragati Scholarship are selected based on merit displayed by them in the qualifying examination for admission into the technical course of an AICTE-approved college/institution.

While selecting the candidates for the disbursal of the Pragati Scholarship, 15% of the total seats are reserved for SC, 7.5% for ST, and 27% for OBC candidates.

Terms and Conditions

There are a few terms and conditions that the aspirants should keep in mind. Find the Pragati Scholarship terms and conditions highlighted below.

  • Only the students who have gotten admission in the first year of their degree/diploma program in the current academic year can refer to this scholarship.
  • The scanned copies of the applicant’s passport-size photo and signature must be uploaded in JPG/JPEG format while filling out the application form. The file size of the photo should not be more than 200 kb and the signature should not be more than 50 kb.
  • Students admitted through the management quota are not eligible to apply for the AICTE Pragati Scholarship.
  • Applicants must have a general saving account in a bank. They cannot use FRILL/Minor/Joint accounts.
  • Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) is used to directly transfer the scholarship amount into the selected candidate’s bank account.
  • The scholarships for degrees and diplomas are transferable in event of the non-availability of eligible applicants in any of the degree/diploma level programs.

Pragati Scholarship – Contact Details

In case of any question regarding the AICTE Pragati Scholarship, the applicants can send their queries to the email ID mentioned below.

Email ID:

If you are an aspiring candidate who wants to apply for Pragati Scholarship, click on this link for detailed information.



AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) is a statutory body, which works towards the integrated growth of technical and management education. It also maintains the principle of technical education in the country.

List of State Scholarship Portal

  • Scholarships for Uttar Pradesh
  • UP Scholarship
  • Scholarships for Maharashtra
  • Mahadbt
  • Post Matric Scholarships disbursements through ePass
  • Epass Scholarship
  • Jnanabhumi online portal of the Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • Jnanabhumi
  • scholarship portal of Jharkhand
  • E Kalyan Scholarship
  • Government of Madhya Pradesh, MP scholarships
  • MP Scholarship
  • Karnataka education board, ePASS Karnataka
  • Epass Karnataka Scholarship
  • TS epass scholarship is offered by Telangana Govt
  • Telangana Epass
  • Scholarship Portal Government of Punjab
  • Punjab Scholarship
  • E-Grantz portal, Government of Kerala
  • E Grantz
  • Minorities under the  Government of Karnataka, GOKDOM
  • Gokdom
  • Oasis scholarship portal, West Bengal scholarships
  • Oasis Scholarship
  • Chhattisgarh Scholarship Portal
  • CG Scholarship Portal
  • SJE Rajasthan Scholarship Portal, Government of Rajasthan
  • SJE Scholarship
  • Digital Gujarat scholarship, Government of Gujarat.
  • Gujarat Scholarship
  • HP ePass scholarship portal, Himachal Pradesh
  • HP Epass Scholarship
  • West Bengal Scholarship Schemes, West Bengal
  • West Bengal Scholarship
  • Government of Bihar Post-Matric scholarship SC/ST/BC/EBC
  • Bihar Scholarship
  • Scholarship for BC, MBC, and Minorities, Govt of TamilNadu   
  • TN Scholarship
  • UGC Scholarship 2022 – University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • Rolls-Royce Unnati Scholarship 2022 – Empowering Women Engineers of Tomorrow

Live Scholarship 2022

1. Keep India Smiling Foundational Scholarship & Mentorship Programme

  • Deadline: 31-Dec-2022
  • Award: INR 30,000
  • Eligibility: class 11, graduation, UG engineering program

2. L’Oréal India For Young Women In Science Scholarships 2022

  • Deadline: 16-Oct-2022
  • Award: Up to INR 2,50,000 (2.50 lakhs) for Graduation
  • Eligibility: Class 12 passed girls (Science)

3. Aditya Birla Capital COVID Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: 10-Nov-2022
  • Award: Up to INR 60,000
  • Eligibility: Students of Classes 1 to 12 and Students enrolled in undergraduate courses

4. Merck India Charitable Trust Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: 15-Oct-2022
  • Award: INR 35,000 per year till graduation
  • Eligibility: Class 10 passed students

5. Ericsson Empowering Girl Scholarship Program 2022

  • Deadline: 07-Nov-2022
  • Award: INR 75,000 per year
  • Eligibility: 2nd year engineering students (IT/CS)

6. GSK Scholars Programme 2022-23

  • Deadline: 15-Oct-2022
  • Award: Up to INR 1,00,000 per year
  • Eligibility: First-year MBBS students

7. HDFC Bank Parivartan’s ECS Scholarship 2022-23

  • Deadline: 15-Oct-2022
  • Award: Up to INR 18,000
  • Eligibility: Class 1 to 12/UG/PG

8. BYPL SASHAKT Scholarship 2022-23

  • Deadline: 15-Oct-2022
  • Award: Up to INR 30,000
  • Eligibility: Final year undergraduate students

9. HDFC Badhte Kadam Scholarship 2022-23

  • Deadline: 31-Oct-2022
  • Award: INR 1,00,000
  • Eligibility: class 11-12 and UG students

10. LIC HFL Vidyadhan Scholarship 2022

  • Deadline: 31-Oct-2022
  • Award: INR 20,000
  • Eligibility: Class 10 passed/UG/PG

11. Kotak Kanya Scholarship 2022

  • Deadline: 16-Oct-2022
  • Award: Up to INR 1.5 lakh* per year
  • Eligibility: Class 12 passed girl students

12. Saksham Scholarship Program for Drivers’ Children

  • Deadline: 31-Oct-2022
  • Award: Up to INR 10,000
  • Eligibility: Classes 1 to 12/UG/PG

13. Virchow Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: 15-Oct-2022
  • Award: Up to INR 15,000
  • Eligibility: Class 1 and 12 Girl Students from Telangana & Andhra Pradesh

That’s all about the Pragati Scholarship 2022. Do well to drop a comment below if you have any questions.

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