National Scholarship Portal (NSP) – scholarships.gov.in

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National Scholarship Portal (NSP) is portal through which students can apply for scholarships offered by the government at scholarships.gov.in. The portal was launched by the Ministry of Electronics and Information technology, Government of India and through this portal, the students can not only find out if there are eligible for various kinds of scholarships, apply for scholarships, but also check their application status, their payment status and track their NSP payment.

National Scholarship Portal has made the whole process of applying for various scholarships very easy and transparent. The students needn’t visit any government to apply for any scholarship, they can do it easily just by sitting at their homes through the NSP.

Register and Apply for Scholarship on the National Scholarship Portal

Follow the procedure below to register yourself on the National Scholarship Portal and Apply for the Scholarships:

Registering on the Portal

Here is how you can register yourself on the National Scholarship Portal:

  1. Visit the Official Website of the National Scholarship Portal.
  2. On the home page, click on the New Registration button.
  3. A list of instructions will show up on the screen. Mark all the checkboxes and click on the Continue button.
  4. On the next page, fill in all the required information such as the name of the applicant, DOB, Mobile Number, Gender, Bank Details, Verification details, verification documents, etc.
  5. Enter the Captcha Code in the given field and click on the Register button.
  6. You will receive a message that your registration has been done successfully and your Student Application ID will be shown on the screen and you should note it down for future references.
  7. Your Application ID will act as your Login ID and the login password will be sent to your registered mobile number.

Logging into the Portal

Here is how you can log into the National Scholarship Portal:

  1. Visit the Official Website of the National Scholarship Portal.
  2. On the home page, click on the Login button.
  3. Now, select the year of Registration for which you want to log in.
  4. The Login page will appear. Here, enter the Login ID or Student Application ID in the Login ID field and the password that you received on your mobile phone in the Password field.
  5. Enter the Captcha Code and click on the Login button.
  6. An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile phone/email address. Enter the OTP in the given field and click on the Confirm OTP button.
  7. If you are logging in for the first time then you will be asked to set a new password.
  8. You will be now logged into the National Scholarship Portal.

Filling in Application Form

Here is how you submit the application form on the National Scholarship Portal:

  1. Once you are logged into the portal, click on the Application Form button from the left column.
  2. Now, fill in all the required details including the State of Domicile, Scholarship Category, Name of the applicant, Date of Birth, Community/ Category, Father’s Name, Aadhaar card Number, Mobile Number, Scholarship Category, Gender, Religion, Mother’s Name, Annual Family Income, Email ID, Academic Details, etc.
  3. Once you have filled in all the required details, upload the scanned copies of all the required documents.
  4. Click on the Final Submit button.
  5. The application for the scholarship will be now submitted.

Check Application Status

Once you have applied for the scholarship, you can check the application from the National Scholarship Portal. Here is how you can check the Status of your Scholarship Application:

  1. Visit the Official Website of the National Scholarship Portal.
  2. On the home page, click on the Login button.
  3. Log in to the portal using the Login ID and Password.
  4. Once logged in, click on the Check Your Status button from the left column.
  5. The status of your application will be displayed on the screen.

Objectives of the National Scholarship Portal

  • To make sure that scholarships are distributed to the students in a timely manner
  • To make the registration and application procedure easier for the students
  • To make a common platform for all the central and state governments scholarships
  • To make the whole process easy and transparent

Benefits of the National Scholarship Portal

  • Information about all the scholarships on a single platform
  • Easy application procedure
  • Suggesting the students best scholarship for them
  • Transparency
  • Updated Data

National Scholarship Portal Mobile App

There is also a dedicated Android App available of the National Scholarship Portal and you can download the application from the Google Play Store and apply directly from the mobile application for various scholarships offered by central and state governments.

National Scholarship Portal Helpdesk

If candidates are experiencing any kind of Technical Problem they can contact the Help Desk at the contact information given below:

Helpline: 0120-6619540

Email Address: [email protected]