AICTE PG Scholarship 2020-21 Applications Open!

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AICTE PG Scholarship

The All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE) has invited applications for the postgraduate scholarship for the academic session of 2020-21. The applications for AICTE PG Scholarship can be filled online on the official website of the council. 

Candidates with a valid GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) or GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test) score who are studying in any AICTE recognised institution are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

The official notice by AICTE states “AICTE in order to ensure the development of technical education in India awards Post Graduate Scholarship of Rs. 12,400/- per month to full-time GATE/GPAT qualified students admitted to AICTE approved postgraduate programs in AICTE approved Institutions/ University Departments.”

The scholarship will be awarded for a duration of 24 months or for the full duration of the course (i.e. starting from the commencement of classes up to the date of completion of the classes), whichever is earlier.

Also Read: Everything You Need to Know About AICTE Scholarships

Candidates who fall under the OBC (Creamy Layer) category are not considered eligible for this scholarship program. However, candidates belonging to the OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) category can apply for the scholarship by submitting the required certificates which should have been issued not more than one year ago along with their application for the scholarship.

The eligibility criteria for the candidates applying for the scholarship include the following:

  • The candidate should have a valid GATE or GPAT score at the time of their admission.
  • The candidate should have taken admission as a full-time scholar.
  • The candidate should be admitted in AICTE approved Institutions / University Departments.
  • The candidate should be admitted in the AICTE approved programs viz. Master of Engineering, Master of Technology, Master of Architecture and Master of Pharmacy programs.

Candidates are advised to check the official notification for detailed information. Click here to apply for the AICTE PG scholarship online. Candidates can contact the AICTE helpline at 011-26131576-78/80 or send an email at for any further queries.

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