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Vikash Sharma

The All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE) has released an important notice regarding for disbursement of PG Scholarships to students for the academic year 2021-22.

In a circular to all its affiliated institutions and students, the AICTE has invited online applications for release of PG Scholarship to the eligible admitted students.

The last date for creation of student IDs and submission of forms in the online portal by students is December 12, 2021. The last date for verification of applications by the concerned institutes is January 15, 2022. The students can visit the website: https://www.aicte-india.org/schemes/students-development-schemes/PGScholarship-Scheme for details regarding respective schemes.

Details:

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/CEED qualified students admitted to AICTE approved post graduate programs in AICTE approved Institutions/ University Departments as per AICTE approved intake.

Duration:

(a) 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.

(b) Students of final years of dual degree integrated programmes would also be entitled to PG Scholarship from the 9th semester onwards in case they get a CGPA score of 8 or above (on a scale of 10 ) i.e. only for one year in final year.

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 year

Maternity leave: Candidates are eligible for maternity/ Paternity leave as per Govt. of India norms issued from time to time at full rates of scholarship etc. once during the tenure of their award. However maximum duration of scholarship will not be extended in any circumstances.

For other terms and conditions, details, visit the official AICTE website.

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