Sunday, 17 December 2017

AICTE financial assistance for SC/ST Students for higher education preparation

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) offers financial aid to educational institutes which provides training programs for SC/ST students for GATE/GPAT/CAT/CMAT and GRE. Known as "Prerana", the scheme is for institutes preparing SC/ST Students for higher education.

Prerana Scheme Features
Aim
This scheme aims at providing financial support to institutes who provide training for SC/ST students preparing for GATE/GPAT/CAT/CMAT and GRE.
Eligibility
An AICTE-approved Institute or University Department which is in existence for a minimum of 10 years, having the requisite infrastructure to start the scheme. The institute should have at least 50 SC/ST students on an average on roll during the last 3 years and comply with the guidelines of Tribal Sub Plan & Scheduled Caste Sub Plan of Govt. of India. 

Duration
For two years; that is, the pre -final and final year of Graduation. 
Limit of Funding
Total funding of Rs.10 Lakh.
Refer for information: https://www.aicte-india.org/sites/default/files/Prerana.pdf

Refer for application guidelines: https://www.aicte-india.org/sites/default/files/AQIS_General_Instructions%202017_18.pdf