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What is National Scholarship Portal?

National Scholarships Portal is an online website of Indian government to help students with a range of services including online application for national scholarship, receipt, processing, sanction and disbursal of different government scholarships. National Scholarships Portal has been launched under National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) to simplify the process of applying and availing scholarships for students.

National Scholarship Portal – Login & Student Registration Process

What is the Purpose of National Scholarship Portal?

  • Ensure timely disbursement of Scholarships to students
  • A single online platform to announce various scholarships of Central and State Governments
  • Harmonization of different Scholarships schemes & norm
  • Simplifying the process of scholarship application
  • Enabling students to apply for Direct Benefit Transfer

What are the Benefits of National Scholarship Portal?

The national scholarship website not just simplify the process of scholarship, but offers a number of benefits for both, the applicants and the scholarship department of Indian government.

  • Help students stay updated about various scholarships as they can access all information under single website
  • By submitting a single application, the students can apply for all eligible scholarships
  • Saves time as the portal itself suggests the schemes for which a student qualifies
  • Help the department to remove the duplicate applications
  • Helps create master data for Institutions and courses at PAN India level.
  • The website also caters as decision support system (DSS) for Ministries and departments as up-to date information will be available on demand.
  • Detailed MIS reporting that help monitoring complete process of Scholarships distribution i.e. from student registration to delivery of funds

How to Register Online on Portal for National Scholarship?

The process of registration for national scholarship is simple. Below is step-wise process to apply for student scholarship online.

Step: 1 – Visit the Website

Open the official website of National Scholarship portal.

Step: 2 – Student Login

If you are a new user applying for scholarship for the first time, you need to "Register" yourself on the website as fresh applicant by submitting accurate and authenticated information in form as per the valid documents.

Step: 3 – Registration Form

Once you have registered on official website, you can log in and then you will be taken to a web page that contains registration form. Students are required to dully fill in the details based on the given set of instructions. These details include Name of the student, Domicile State, Application type - Fresh/renewal, Name of Father, Mother, Guardian, Date of Birth, Caste, religion, Aadhaar Number (not mandatory), Email ID, Phone Number and Student ID.

Step: 4 – Temporary ID

Once you have filled all the asked details in registration form, you can save you’re the details and upon saving student will be provided a “Temporary ID”. When applying the scholarship, student will be prompted to submit his or her Temporary ID and date of birth to fill in further step.

Step: 5 – Submission of Form

Once all aforementioned steps are done, you can click on “Submit” button to complete or finish the registration process.

Step: 6 – Permanent ID

On successfully completing the registration process, students will be provided with a Permanent ID. You need to keep the record of this ID as it will be used for further communication as well as to check the status of your application.

Important Note:

The login id and password to log into National Scholarship Portal will be your Application Id and DOB respectively.

It is recommended to change your password when you login to the portal for first time.

National Scholarship Renewal Login

You can login to your account AY:2018-19 for renewal of your national scholarship using link:


Your application ID will remain same as your student registration ID to login using above link.

Students eligible for renewal do not require to apply in fresh category as doing so will lead to duplicate applications in database and hence will not be considered by NSP. However, if a student want to apply for fresh application, it is recommended to withdraw his/her Renewal Application from National Scholar ship portal.

National Scholarship Scheme Allowance detail

Type of Financial Assistance Rate for hosteller Rate for Day Scholar
Maintenance Allowance Rs. 10,000/- Per Annum Rs. 5000/- Per Annum
Course Fee Rs. 20,000/- Per Annum Rs. 20,000/- Per Annum
Total Rs. 30,000/- Rs. 25,000/-

Important dates for NSS-National Scholarship Scheme

Name of the Scholarship Last Date 
Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities/ Disabilities 31st October 2018
Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities/Disabilities 31st October 2018
Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses CS/Disabilities 31st October 2018

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