In a landmark decision, the Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Mr Manish Sisodia on Tuesday announced the launch of the Delhi government’s new merit cum means scholarship scheme/fee waiver for the needy students who pursue higher studies in any of the State Universities of Delhi, namely :

  1. GGS Indraprastha University
  2. Delhi Technological University
  3. Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology
  4. Ambedkar University
  5. Indira Gandhi Delhi Technological University for Women
  6. 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 :-

  1. 100% fee waiver for category of students from a family with Card issued under the National Food Security Scheme.
  2. 50% fee waiver for students from families with income upto Rs.2.5 lakh per annum.
  3. 25% fee waiver for students from families with income above Rs 2.5 lakh and not exceeding Rs.6 lakh per annum.
  • Initially the scheme will be applicable to all students in any of the Undergraduate Courses.
  • The required documentation has been kept as minimum as possible.
  • It is a proud moment for the people of Delhi that the Government of NCT of Delhi is the first Indian State to provide fee waiver to students from families with income upto Rs.6 lakh per annum.
  • The Government is committed to ensure that no child is left behind in the higher education system for want of monitory resources.
  • The Delhi Government has allocated a budget of Rs.10 crore for the academic year 2017-18.
  • The scheme is expected to benefit about 20,000 – 25,000 students from poor and moderate means of income.

The scheme has been framed under the framework of The Delhi Higher Education Aid Trust

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    • Manish

      What is the last date for fill up the form

    • Rajan

      I reacieved messafe that my your scholership as has been approved.
      When i will get that scholership money

    • Ashish y

      Can you please inform you about new scholarship in delhi

    • Shikha Sharma

      Sir I am from ggsipu affliated college.I had applied for scholarship and yesterday I got to know that I was rejected for that because of mother’s ITR though she is a house wife.My all documents were correct too and even my score is good.Plz let me know about that.

    • Akshay

      Sir mera income certificate bihar ka hai, and maine polytechnic bhi delhi se hi kiya hai mai ggsipu me padhta hu to mai apply kar sakta hu but mera income certificate bihar ka hai to mai apply kar sakta hu.

      • sourabh maurya

        you can apply for this scheme


      I have few queries
      1. When students will be able to apply
      2. Website/ process for applying the same
      3. Documents required

    • Ashish Kumar

      Please somebody tell me how to apply for the scheme

    • Abhinav Kumar Singh

      Sir I wanted to how can a student apply for it.


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