Posted July 08, 2019 09:33:15 A new wave of scholarships has been given out across the country, to help students with their college application.
A total of Rs 5,500 has been allotted for the 2019-2020 academic year for scholarships awarded through the National Collegiate Scholarships in India (NCSSI).
Students will get a Rs 1,000 scholarship for the first year, and Rs 1 and Rs 2,000 for the next two years, in addition to the Rs 5500 the government is also giving out for scholarships in the first two years.
The government is now aiming at giving scholarships for Rs 4,000 annually for the coming academic year.
The government has also set aside Rs 5 lakh for scholarship in the second and third years of the college.
The NCSSI has already been running a similar scholarship scheme in the state of Karnataka, and has also allocated Rs 2 lakh to the students in the next academic year to help them in their college applications.
The scheme has been launched by the government in collaboration with private colleges and universities.