Scholarship is awarded to full time GATE/GPAT qualified students admitted to M.E./ M. Tech/ M. Arch and M.Pharma courses in AICTE approved Institutions/Colleges @Rs. 12,400/- PM/ student.

Online proposals are invited from AICTE approved Institutions for the academic year 2020-21 for disbursement of Post Graduate Scholarship through DBT to the students admitted in AICTE approved programs of M.E./M.Tech./M.Pharm./M.Arch with valid GATE/GPAT score card.

Detailed advertisement having guidelines/instructions/FAQs and procedure for online registration
and eligibility of the student is available at link: CLICK HERE

Institutions shall complete the procedure of student data verification on or before 31th December, 2020.

Read  here the Responsibilities of Institutions to facilitate PG scholarship scheme – CLICK HERE

Objectives of the Scheme:

AICTE in order to ensure development of technical education in India awards Post Graduate Scholarship of Rs. 12,400/- per month to full-time GATE/GPAT qualified students admitted to AICTE approved post graduate programs in AICTE approved Institutions/ University Departments.

1.1 Amount of Scholarship: The Scholarship under the scheme is Rs. 12,400/- per month per student.

1.2 Duration: The Scholarship is tenable for 24 months or for the duration of the course i.e.
from the date of commencement of classes till the date of completion of the
classes whichever is lower and is not extendable under any circumstances.

1.3 Eligibility for Scholarship:

Post Graduate Scholarship is entitled only to those students
i) Having a valid GATE/ GPAT score at the time of admission.
ii) Must be admitted as a full-time scholar.
iii) Admitted in AICTE approved Institutions / University Departments.
iv) Admitted in AICTE approved programs viz. Master of Engineering, Master
of Technology, Master of Architecture and Master of Pharmacy programs.

1.4 Other Entitlements:

Students are eligible for following leaves:
Casual leave : 15 days in an academic year
Medical leave : Maximum of one month (30 days) in an academic
Maternity leave : Candidates are eligible for maternity/ Paternity leave
as per Govt. of India norms issued from time to time
at full rates of fellowship etc. once during the tenure
of their award. However maximum duration of
fellowship will not be extended in any circumstances.

Note: All kinds of leave should be approved at the level of the University/College/Institute. Prior approval of the University/Institution/College is mandatory for all types of leaves.

1.5 Terms and Conditions:

i) The grant of Post Graduate Scholarship is subject to the condition that the student does not receive any financial assistance in shape of scholarship/any emoluments, salary, stipend etc. from any other source during his/her course of study in the Institute. In case of receipt of any
financial assistance from any other sources, the scholarship shall be discontinued and the entire amount of scholarship will have to be refunded to AICTE by D/Draft drawn in favour of “Member Secretary, AICTE” payable at New Delhi.

ii) Foreign students, sponsored candidates and candidates admitted in PG programs through management quota are not eligible for the Scholarship.

iii) It will be obligatory for every post-graduate student to undertake 8 to 10 hours (per week) of work related to teaching and research activities as assigned to him /her by the Institute. This could include tutorials, laboratory classes, development and maintenance of laboratories, assistance in research and development activities undertaken by faculty members, maintenance and operation of Computers and other central facilities, assistance in library, etc.

iv) The Scholarship will be granted to the student on a monthly basis
subject to the satisfactory academic performance and adherence to
University/Institute norms/rules and regulations as applicable time to
time, certified by the Head of the Institute and obligatory work as per
point no (iii) above.

v) PG Scholarship is not admissible to passed out students taking 2nd time admission on the basis of re-qualifying GATE/GPAT exam who have already availed the scholarship from AICTE or any other centrally funded institution like – IITs, NITs and IIITs etc.

vi) The amount of PG Scholarship is subject to change as per the notification issued by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), New Delhi from time to time, with the approval of the Executive Committee of the Council.

vii) The student shall be required to give an undertaking to the effect that he/she would not leave the course midway. In case any student leaves the course in midway or failed/ drop out in subsequent year, he/she will be required to refund the total PG Scholarship drawn at the time of
leaving the course.

viii) The Scholarship may be discontinued at any time for any kind of misconduct by the student, like involving in the act of ragging, misbehavior etc. on the recommendations of the Head of Institution (HOI).

ix) Salary grant or any other grant e.g. Contingencies, Library, Books etc, will not be admissible to the Institute/College/ University implementing this scheme in compliance with the instructions of Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Deptt. of Higher Education, Technical Section – I conveyed vide letter No. F. No. 9-2/2007-TS.I dated 22nd July, 2008.

x) The mode and procedure of payment of Scholarship to the students shall be governed by the policy decision of the AICTE as may be notified from time to time on its web-portal or through advertisement in leading English/Hindi newspapers.

xi) Any belated claim preferred after one year of the completion of the program shall not be entertained.

xii) The AICTE may impose any other conditions as deemed necessary from time to time and the decision of the AICTE shall be final and binding upon the recipients i.e. University/Institute/College/Student who are under the ambit of the AICTE for receipt of PG Scholarship.