Saksham is an MHRD Scheme being implemented by AICTE aimed at providing encouragement and support to specially-abled children to pursue Technical Education.
This is an attempt to give every young student, who is otherwise specially abled, the opportunity too studies further and prepare for a successful future.
Salient Features of the Scheme
Amount of scholarship
Tuition Fee of Rs. 30,000/- or at actual, whichever is less and Rs.2000/- per month for 10 months as incidentals charges each year. In case of Tuition fee waiver/reimbursement, Students are eligible to get an amount of Rs. 30,000/- for the purchase of Books/Equipment/Softwares/ Laptop/Desktop/Vehicle/Fee paid towards competitive examination applications forms/exam/ specific equipment/ soft ware’s for visually impaired/ speech and hearing disabled.
Reservation-15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and 27% for OBC candidate/applicant.
Entrance Exam Date
The Saksham scholarship 2018-2019 is yet to be announced. Usually every year, the last date of the applications is November.
To register for the scholarship, click on this link-https://www.aicte-pragati-saksham-gov.in/