Delhi government on Tuesday announced the launch of the new merit-cum-means scholarship scheme/fee waiver for the needy students.

Delhi government introduces scholarship scheme for needy students

Delhi government introduces scholarship scheme for needy students

Delhi government on Tuesday announced the launch of the new merit-cum-means scholarship scheme/fee waiver for the needy students who wishes to pursue higher studies in any of the state universities of Delhi, namely:

  • GGS Indraprastha University
  • Delhi Technological University
  • Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology
  • Ambedkar University
  • Indira Gandhi Delhi Technological University for Women
  • Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University

The scheme will also be extended to the Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology as and when the institution becomes a state university of Delhi.

Broad features of the scheme are as follows:

  • 100 per cent fee waiver for category of students from a family with card issued under the National Food Security Scheme (NFSS)
  • 50 per cent fee waiver for students from families with income upto Rs 2.5 lakh per annum
  • 25 per cent fee waiver for students from families with income above Rs 2.5 lakh and not exceeding Rs 6 lakh per annum
  • A minimum of 60 per cent would be mandatory for availing the scheme. A relaxation of 5 per cent in marks would be applicable for the students of SC/ST category.

Initially the scheme will be applicable to the students in any of the Undergraduate Courses. The required documentation has been kept as minimum as possible.

 

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