Srinagar, Nov 5: The Tribal Affairs Department Friday extended the deadline for submission of applications on the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) for tribal students under the Post-Matric and Graduate Scholarship which also covers professional colleges.
An official spokesman said that the last date earlier fixed as 30 October 2021 had been extended now upto 20th November 2021, particularly in view of biannual migration of the tribal communities. He said that the students had been advised to fill up an online form along with supporting documents and ensure updation of Aadhar information.
The spokesman said that the Tribal Affairs Department had fixed the highest-ever scholarship outlay of Rs 30 crore this year which covers both post-matric and pre-matric scholarship. He said that the department released an amount of Rs 8 crore on Thursday in favour of Directorate of Tribal Affairs for disbursement under DBT Mode.
The spokesman said that more than 6000 students from professional colleges are targeted to be benefitted under the Post-Matric and Graduate Scholarship for which a specific outlay of Rs 12 crore has been earmarked.
He said that the last date for institution verification for the Post-Matric and Graduate Scholarship has been fixed as 25 November 2021 and defect improvement deadline has been fixed as 30 November 2021.