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The wait has ended, Scholarship for 12th passed students 2020 available now. Simply check below to know their application procedure, eligibility, and last date. We have listed down the popular Scholarships for Indian Students after 12th for doing graduation and diploma courses. As we all know, fees of colleges touch the sky. In that situation, these scholarships become a ray of hope for those students who could not able to afford fees of higher education.
I have been doing a lot of counseling sessions for 12th class Students. One of the most common questions asked is What are the popular Scholarships after 12th. With this question, I realize that students are really concerned about how they will afford the fee for higher Studies if they have to take admission in a private college.
By this blog, we have mentioned briefly about each scholarship for the 12th passed students. Most of the scholarships can only be availed after giving the required entrance exam, but there are few which offer scholarship directly on first come and first serve basis, these can be applied through online only.
We all know taking admission in govt colleges for higher studies is not an easy task, due to the very limited number of seats & high cut off. Students have to explore suitable private colleges but they charged a very high fee compared to the govt colleges. Many times students need to compromise and go for C or D grade colleges as they cannot afford the fee. So we explored the best possible way to help students so that there should not be any financial constraints if they wanted to achieve their dreams. The most suitable way to arrange funds for students is Scholarships. Scholarships not only make them self-dependent but also boosts their confidence. There are a lot of Govt & private scholarships for Indian Students after 12th and in fact, we find out that most of the students don’t know about these scholarships and how to apply for these scholarships.
Hence, we are going to list down some popular scholarships for 12th passed students in 2020-2021 with their complete details. As per the eligibility students can apply.
|Scholarship Name||Provided By||Last Date to Apply|
|National Level Science Talent Search Examination (NSTSE)||Unified Council||30-April-2020|
|Shiksha Sahyog Scholarship for 12th Students||NSDL, Vidyasaarathi||30-April-2020|
|National Entrance Screening Test (NEST)||National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar||19-April-2020|
|All India Youth Scholarship Entrance Exam - AIYSEE Scholarship||Central Excise Department||15-May-2020|
|Raman Kant Munjal Scholarship After 12th||Raman Kant Munjal Foundation||15th June 2020|
|Gaon Ki Beti Scholarship For Girls, Madhya Pradesh||Department of Higher Education, Government of Madhya Pradesh||31-Mar-2020|
|Gandhi Fellowship||Kaivalya Education Foundation||31-March-2020|
|India Fellow Social Leadership Program||India Fellow Foundation||29th Feb 2020|
|Merit Scholarships After 12th SC/ST/OBC/Minority students, Delhi||Directorate of Education, Government of NCT of Delhi||29-Feb-2020|
|North-South Foundation Scholarship||North-South Foundation||30-Nov-2020|
|Pratibha Kiran Scholarship For Girls, MP||Department of Higher Education, Government of Madhya Pradesh||31-March-2020|
|Vikramaditya Free Education Scheme, MP||Government of Madhya Pradesh||31-Mar-2020|
|Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students||Department of Higher Education, Government of India||15-Nov-2020|
|INSPIRE Fellowship||Ministry of Science and Technology||31- Dec-2020|
|PM Narendra Modi Scholarships For 12th Pass Students||Kendriya Vidhyalaya Sainik Board Secretariat, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare||31-Dec-2020|
|PRERANA Post Matric Scholarship For 12th SC/ST/OBC/EBC||ST & SC Development and Minority & Other Backward Class Welfare Department||15-Oct-2020|
|AICTE-Saksham Scholarship Scheme||Ministry of Human Resource Development||08-Oct-2020|
|National Scholarship Exam||National Institute of Career Education (NICE) Foundation||30-Sep-2020|
|Nirankari Rajmata Scholarship for 12th Science Students||Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation||30-Sep-2020|
|MOMA Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme||Ministry of Minority Affairs||30 -Sep-2020|
|IndusInd Foundation Scholarship||IndusInd Foundation||15-Sep-2020|
|Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Awards||National Innovation Foundation (NIF), India||31-Aug-2020|
|Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) Poem/Song Contest||Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA)||15-Aug-2020|
|Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship, West Bengal||Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS), Kolkata||31-Jul-2020|
|Maidh Trust Scholarship After 12th||Maidh Kshatriya Swarnakar Society||31-Jul-2020|
|Loreal India For Young Women in Science Scholarship||L'Oréal India||19-Jul-2020|
|GP Birla Educational Scholarship||G P Birla Education Foundation||15-Jul-2020|
|NIU Scholarship Cum Admission Test (NSAT)||Noida International University (NIU)||10-June-2020|
|Combined Counselling Board Scholarships For 12th Passed||Combined Council Board, India||20-Apr-2020|
|Vel Tech Mahatma Gandhi National Merit Scholarships|
Dr. RR & Dr. SR University
|National Level Science Talent Search Examination (NSTSE)|
|All India Youth Scholarship Entrance Exam - AIYSEE 2020|
|Shiksha Sahyog Scholarship for 12th Students|
|Raman Kant Munjal Scholarship for 12th Students|
|Vikramaditya Free Education Scheme|
|Pratibha Kiran Scholarship For Girls, MP|
|Gaon Ki Beti Scholarship for Girl Students, MP|
|Schindler Igniting Minds (SIM) Scholarship After 12th|
|INSPIRE Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE)|
|North-South Foundation Scholarship|
|Free Supply Of Text Book For Govt. And Aided Students, Delhi|
|Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students|
|National Entrance Screening Test (NEST)|
|Merit Scholarships For 12th SC/ST/OBC/Minority students, Delhi|
|PRERANA Post Matric Scholarship For 12th SC/ST/OBC/EBC|
|Maidh Trust Scholarship After 12th|
|Loreal India For Young Women in Science Scholarship|
|Nirankari Rajmata Scholarship Scheme|
|Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Awards|
|GP Birla Educational Scholarship|
|Combined Counselling Board Scholarships For 12th Passed|
|MOMA Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme|
|IndusInd Foundation Scholarship|
|PCRA Scholarship for Class 12th Science Students|
|NIU Scholarship Cum Admission Test (NSAT)|
|Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship, West Bengal|
|PM Narendra Modi Scholarships For 12th Pass Students|
|National Scholarship Exam|
|AICTE-Saksham Scholarship Scheme|
|Vel Tech Mahatma Gandhi National Merit Scholarships|
National Entrance Screening Test is a well known national level entrance test conducted by the National Institute of Science Education Research. It is conducted for the students willing to take admission to M.Sc. program in basic sciences like Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics. The NEST 2020 is scheduled to be conducted in the month of June. The entrance examination test is made is set from subjects like Physics, chemistry, biology, and mathematics.
NEST Eligibility Criteria
Important Dates to ApplyStudents can apply until 19th April 2020
NEST 2020 Exam Dates
How to Apply
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The Unified Council has brought a defined but benefitting examination for the students of class 2nd to 12th, which is becoming popular as the National Level Science Talent Search Examination (NSTSE). This motive of this examination is to analyze the understanding of students, so they can be revised both personally and educationally. This examination carries huge popularity in India, as it holds the financial reward up to INR 4 Crore, along with other impressive benefits. To apply for this the candidate must be a student of class 2nd to 12th except being a student of PCMB in 11th and 12th. Interested candidates can apply for this opportunity anytime before 3rd October 2020. For more information click on the examination.
NSDL invites application for the Shiksha Sahyog Scholarship for 12th Students for the Year 2020. This a merit-based scholarship program for those students who are studying class 12 and belongs to the economically weaker families. The main aim of this scholarship to provide financial assistance to complete their education. Under this scheme, a 50% preference will be given to the girl's students.
Last Date: Apply before 30th April 2020
Hero Groups Raman Kant Munjal Scholarship aim at offering financial help to deserving meritorious students who are seeking higher and vocational studies. The scholarship is offered by Raman Kant Munjal Foundation along with Hero Group. All deserving candidates are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Students applying for Diploma course must be:
Selected students will get 2,70,000 per year for 3 years.
The selection procedure will be through filling the application form, then giving a career assessment test and then filling the essay form. After that, if the candidate’s essay will be selected he/she will be called for an interview face to face or telephonic. The final selection will be done on the basis of these mentioned procedures.
Last Date to Apply
The deadline to apply for the Raman Kant Munjal Scholarship is 15th June 2020.
To Apply – Click Here
Sterling and Wilson Limited have taken a step for class 12th students too, by introducing a scholarship called 'Sterling and Wilson Solar Scholarship for class 12th students'. All genders are allowed to apply for this scholarship, but they must complete their 10th standard with a minimum of 35% marks in it. The financial radius of this scholarship goes up to INR 10,000, but the applicant must have a family income below INR 4,00,000 P/A. You are advised to take a look at other necessary details of this scholarship too. For this, simply click the scholarship's title.
Deadline: Last Date to apply for this scholarship on 31st March 2020.
Gandhi Fellowship is being taken care of by Kaivalya Education Foundation. It’s a nonprofit organization. This has been given to graduates & postgraduates students across all streams. Gandhi fellowship has been created to develop young change leaders, who have the potential & leadership skills to initiate impactful changes in society. It's a two-year fellowship program to identify young talented students from the top colleges.
Students who have obtained a graduate degree in any discipline and have age less than 26 years can apply for this scholarship. It's the best suited professional program to the students who look forward to making the unique career choice, which primarily focuses on social entrepreneurship. Students across all streams across all colleges, who have shown strong leadership qualities in their academics & other activities can apply for this fellowship. Academic leadership qualities are being judged on the basis of students participating in state & national level social & entrepreneur activities & events.
Students who get selected for this scholarship gets a monthly scholarship of Rs 14000 for 23 Months. Rs 7000 is being paid every month & the remaining 7000 per month is being paid on the completion of fellowship program.i.e after successful completion of fellow students will be paid Rs 1,61,000. Students also get Rs 600 per month for phone expenses along with medical insurance and some other allowances.
Gandhi Fellowship 2020 Application Procedure
Students who are willing to apply for the fellowship can follow the below-given procedure.
Note: 31st March 2020 is the last date of application, for further details students can log on to www.gandhifellowship.org
The India fellow social leadership program is a strategy to help young people become more anxious about our social issues so that they can become better leaders of tomorrow. This program will provide students training, workshops, assignments with the host organization, constant engagement with fellow team members, and ultimate mentorship from experts and leaders of industries. All this will help them in learning so many skills.
Eligibility: To get selected for this fellowship, your age must be between 21-30 years. You must be a graduate, and your commitment to serve the community should be 100%. You can be called any time within 24x7, but the stipend you'll receive is around INR 16,000 P/M.
Last Date to Apply: 29th Feb 2020
Students need to well informed about each scholarship and steps they have to take to participate. There are few scholarships started by Govt of Indian, which is specifically designed to help financially weaker class students. They not only cover the course fee but also help in financing the other related expenses like hostel fees, books, etc. So if you are financially week then you need not be worried about the fee.
National Scholarship Exam 2020 is conducted by the Institute of Career Education Foundation. This organization is registered under Govt. of India. The aim of this test is to provide scholarship assistance to the students of class 5th to 12th and those who have their diploma /degree course. The selection will be done on the basis of marks scored in NSE 2020.
Must be from class 5th to 12th or possess a graduate degree or diploma.
How To Apply
Students can apply via a link provided here or by visiting the official website of NSE 2020. Students need to pay the registration fee of INR 400 online.
Selected candidates will be given scholarships up to INR 35,000. Last Date to Apply - 30th September 2019
To Apply Click here
Schindler Igniting the minds Scholarship program is an excellent opportunity for the socially weaker class students. Students who are pursuing their diploma courses after passing 10th or 12th class in engineering courses like civil, electronics, electrical, mechanical, Electronics & telecommunication can participate in this program. The objective of this scholarship to provide financial support to the merit holder students of financial underprivileged families. Every year approx 75 students are being awarded this scholarship.
Schindler Igniting Minds Scholarship Eligibility
Students who have passed their 10th or 12th Exam in science (PCM) with minimum 65% marks & their family income should not be more than 2 Lakh per annum can apply for this Scholarship. Candidates who are already pursuing their diploma course can also apply for this scholarship.
Every year approx 75 students are being awarded this scholarship. 50% of the scholarship is being reversed for the girls. Students who fulfill the eligibility criteria & qualify get a one-time scholarship of Rs 20,000.
Last Date To Apply- 17th Feb 2020
The government of India is offering Post Matric Scholarship for OBC students. This scheme is offered to the students of the OBC category who are studying class 11th and above. The aim of this scholarship is to offer financial assistance to the needy students belonging to the low economic background. The students will receive multiple awards if their application gets approved.
Apply before 20th Nov 2019.
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University is for 12th passed students. It is offered by the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, and Government of India. Students pursuing Engineering or medical course students can apply. The selected students will get a scholarship amount of INR 10,000 to INR 20,000 per annum.
Apply before 15th November 2019 (tentative) to avoid any cancellation.
Maidh Kshatriya Swarnakar Society is the authority offering Maidh Trust Scholarship 2019 to the candidates belonging from economically weaker sections and wishing to pursue professional courses such as B.E., B.Tech, BCA, MCA, MBBS, and 5-years integrated law courses. A total of 9 students will be selected for the award of scholarship.
NIU Scholarship cum admission test is conducted by Noda International University. The scholarship is offered to the students who have scored well in NSAT 2020. The scholarship will be given to those candidates who are seeking for admission in masters or bachelor's course in this college. Top performing students can apply for a 70% tuition fee waiver.
Candidates seeking admission must be graduate or undergraduate and applying for courses like:
Candidates can avail up to a 70% tuition fee waiver.
Last Date To Apply
31st May this is extended to 10th June 2019 To
Apply – Click Here
Funds are considered blood in the body. It helps in upgrading the society level by making people more responsible for their country. The same step is taken by the government of Delhi by providing Free Supply of Text Book for Govt and Aided Students, Delhi. This scheme aims at providing financial help to the students of class Nursery to 12th in the form of textbooks and cash rewards up to 800 for textbooks only. Under this scheme, the Delhi Govt has taken a magnificent step to upgrade the level of backward class in the society by focusing mainly on the education of Govt Aided School. Students from the poor section of the society studying from nursery to 12th are eligible for this scheme. It will be the responsibility of a school to apply and provide aids granted by the Delhi government.
The deadline to apply for the scheme is 30th November 2020.
To get more details about Scholarship Click here
PRERANA(Post-matric Scholarship Registration Release and Network Automation) welcomes all the applicants for PRERANA Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/EBC 2020. This is a small initiative taken by the Govt of Odisha who is majorly focusing on the education of the students belonging to a backward community. The students of SC/ST/OBC/SEBC/EBC community studying at a post-matric or post-secondary level can apply for this scholarship. Also, the family income should be between or should not exceed more than 2.5 to 1 lakh. The selected student will be given INR 1200 as a maintenance allowance and much more.
Deadline to apply
The last date to submit online application on 15th October 2019 for both fresh and renewal and last date to submit hard copies to the institution is 31st October 2019 for both fresh and renewal.
Click here to Complete information about PRERANA Scholarship
Nirankari Rajmata Scholarship Scheme is run by Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation. The trust invites all 12th passed and graduate candidates to apply for this scheme. This scheme focuses on providing financial assistance to the meritorious candidates who are willing to pursue their studies. The board provides a financial platform for the education of the students who are looking forward to professional studies at a higher level.
The scholarship covers the tuition fee of the selected candidates up to INR 50,000.Selection Criteria Candidates will be selected on the basis of
Deadline to Apply- 30th September 2019
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MOMA Scholarship 2019 Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme is offered by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial support to students from a minority background who wants to pursue their higher education. This scholarship will be given to Class 11th to the Ph.D. level. The 30% scholarship is reserved for the girl candidates of the minority community. Only the students of the minority community can apply for this scholarship.
MOMA Scholarship Reward
The selected candidate will get a maintenance allowance of INR 10,000 P/A to INR 7000 P/A and maintenance allowance up to 6,600 P/A (according to the stream).
Deadline- 30th September 2019
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This scholarship is a yearly base Scholarship to all meritious students. IndusInd Foundation is a charitable trust which provides financial support to the students who have passed Class 12th with 80 % marks. The aim of the scholarship is to support talented students who have not sufficient money to complete their education. Students of all streams can apply in this scholarship. Students who have taken admission in any graduation course can also eligible for the scholarship. The selected candidate will get the amount of scholarship Rs 600 up to Rs 2200. This scholarship is available only in offline mode. Students need to download the application form and fill out all the details on the form and required documents attach with the form and send it to the trust address.
Last Date - 30th September 2019.
Petroleum Conservation Research Association Poem/Song Contest is managed by PCRA, under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India. All School, College Students & General Public can participate in this contest. The contest theme is “Save Fuel for Better Environment and Health”. The main objective of this contest is to spread awareness of less fuel consumption to save our environment. The contest will be conducted in Hindi. Candidates will get a prize according to rank. School or College ID Cards mandatory to join this contest.
Last date to apply - 15 August 2019
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Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students is offering by the government of Haryana. This scholarship is available for those needy students who belong to the financially weaker category or can't afford education to complete their studies. Students who are studying in Class 11th to P.G level courses can participate in this scholarship. The family income of the student should not be more than 1 lakh per annum. Selected candidates will get scholarship Rs 160 to Rs 750 monthly. Copy of the Domicile certificate, Mark sheet, Aadhar card & other required documents must participate in the scholarship.
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Loreal India scholarship is providing only to girl students who have passed class 12th with science stream and getting at least 85 % marks or above, can participate in this scholarship from across India. This scholarship is motivated by girl students to continue their higher education. Their monthly income should not be more than 4 lacs per annum. Proof of College admission and Bank account details must for applying in this scholarship.
Deadline Students can participate till 16th July 2020 in this scholarship.
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Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti Scholarship is the financial support provided by the Government of West Bengal. This scholarship is basically available to economic weaker girl students who have passed 12th class and pursuing Under Graduate level courses. The eligible girl students will get the amount of scholarship up to Rs 2000 every month for 5 years. Diploma course students are not eligible for the scholarship. Three recent passport size photographs and Proof of 1st-year admission mandatory to apply in this scholarship.
Closing Date To Apply
Girl students can apply in this scholarship till 31st July 2020.
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There are some exam based scholarships for class 12th students, which also helps students in future studies. Basically these exams scholarships for defense jobs, government preparation, or higher educations.
AICTE-Saksham Scholarship Scheme 2019-20 is the scheme for specially-abled candidates who are entering into a diploma/degree level technical course. The scheme is disseminated by All India Council for Technical educations under MHRD. A total of 1000 scholarships is available under this scheme.
The scheme includes tuition fees of INR 30,000 and incidental charges of INR 2000 p/m for 10 months.
Last date to apply 31st October 2020
For more information Click here
Combined Counselling Board (CCB) Scholarship is one of the famous scholarships of India. Student Of Class 10th, 12th & graduation can participate in this scholarship for their higher studies. This scholarship gives a platform to financially week students to pursue their studies in various courses. CCB has an association with many leading colleges & universities. Through this scholarship, CCB gives the opportunity for students to take admission in their member colleges. Students who have passed their last exams with 33% to 50% marks can participate in this Scholarship.
CCB Scholarship Eligibility
Students of class 10th, 12th & Graduation can apply for this scholarship. They should have passed their last exams with 33% to 50% marks. Candidate should have their last exam mark sheet, bank account Number & passport size 2 photograph at the time of counseling.
How To Apply
Scholarship Award: The students who will get selected for this scholarship will get up to Rs 60000-Rs 70000 for their further studies. Students will also get a Scholarship award of up to Rs 1 Lakh from the respective State Government.
Last Date To Apply
Students need to apply on or Before 30 Jul 2020. Application for Delhi Region has been closed for this particular Scholarship.
GP Scholarship is offered by the G.P. Birla Educational Foundation trust. This scholarship is providing economic support to those students who are suffering from financial problems and don't have money for future studies. students who have passed class 12th in the year 2017 with 80% marks or more than, can participate in this scholarship. A student who got rank under 15000 in the AIEEE/JEE/AIPMT tests could be part of the scholarship. The eligible student will pursue their studies with the provided scholarship amount worth Rs. 50,000 per year.
Deadline Students can participate at 15 July 2020
For more information about GP Birla, Educational Scholarships Click here
Vel Tech Mahatma Gandhi National Merit Scholarship was introduced in the year 2009. It was initiated by Prof. Vel. Dr. R. Rangarajan and Dr. Mrs. Sagunthala Rangarajan with the objective to provide financial assistance to meritorious Indian candidates who want to pursue higher education. The scholarship will be provided for pursuing the undergraduate engineering program.
How to Apply
Eligible candidates can apply via online or offline mode. The application form must submit the latest by 15th January 2020. Candidates applying through offline mode must send the filled-in application form along with demand draft of INR 950 in the following address: The Director - UG Admission, 400 feet outer ring Avadi, Chennai
Reward of Scholarship
Students will receive scholarships based on an aggregate score of PCM/BPC in the following manner:
PCM/BPC toppers from each state/Union territory will be eligible for the 100% scholarship. Also, VTUEEE 2020 top 20 rank holders will be eligible for a 75% scholarship in tuition fee and 21-500 rank holders for the 50% scholarship.
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