National Overseas scholarship Scheme for SC etc. students (NOS) & Students with Disabilities

National Overseas scholarship Scheme for SC etc. students (NOS) & Students with Disabilities 

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

National overseas scholarship policy

Posted On: 20 JUL 2022 3:11PM by PIB Delhi

The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has been implementing the following Overseas Scholarship schemes:-

  • i. National Overseas scholarship Scheme for SC etc. students (NOS)

  • ii. National Overseas Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The total number of scholarships available and awarded, gender-wise, course-wise and year-wise, for last five years is at Annexure I. The total number of applications received by the Government for the National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for last five years is at Annexure-II.

National Overseas Scholarship Scheme

All the available scholarship slots have been duly filled under the NOS scheme. The vacant slots for the years 2014-15 and 2015-16 were carried forward and were subsequently filled during the S.Y 2016-17 and 2017-18. Less number of applications received under National Overseas Scholarship for disabled students as many were not meeting the eligibility criteria like age, marks resulting in underutilization of available scholarship berths for consecutive years.

Annexure I

Department of Social Justice & Empowerment

National Overseas scholarship Scheme for SC etc. students (NOS).

The total number of scholarships available and awarded, gender-wise, course-wise and year-wise, for last five yearis as under:

S NO.

Year

Stipulated No. of Slots

Candidates Selected

Gender Wise

Field wise

Male

Female

Engineering and Management

Pure Science and Applied Science

Agricultural Science and Medicine

International Commerce, Accounting Finance

Humanities & Social Science

1

2016-17

100

108*

72

36

51

18

11

08

20

2

2017-18

100

183*

136

47

106

25

07

03

42

3

2018-19

100

100

65

35

52

10

05

11

22

4

2019-20

100

100

70

30

70

13

07

02

08

5

2020-21

100

100

69

31

61

24

07

01

07#

6

2021-22

125

125

86

39

#Field wise distribution of seats has been done away with from 2020-21.

7

2022-23

125

125

89

36

* Vacant slots of previous years were carried over.

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (D/o EPwD)

National Overseas Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Total number of scholarships awarded course-wise and gender-wise, for last five year is as under:-

S. N.

Course of Study

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

Total

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

1

Engineering and Management

4

2

3

0

4

0

4

0

6

0

25

2

2

Pure Science & Applied Science

0

0

1

0

0

1

0

1

0

2

2

4

3

Agriculture Science and Medicine

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

3

0

4

Commerce, Accounting and Finance

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

Humanities, Social Science including Law & Fine Arts

0

0

1

0

1

1

1

0

3

1

7

2

Total

5

2

5

0

5

2

5

1

10

3

37

8

Grand Total

7

5

7

6

13

45

Annexure II

A. Department of Social Justice & Empowerment

The total number of applications received by the Government for the National Overseas scholarship Scheme for SC etc. students (NOS) for last five years is as under:-

S. No.

Selection Year

Applications Received

1

2017-18

487

2

2018-19

379

3

2019-20

461

4

2020-21

596

5

2021-22

462

Details in respect of the total applications received gender-wise and course-wise are not maintained.

B. Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (D/o EPwD)

Total number of applications received under National Overseas Scholarship for Students with Disabilities since 2016 course-wise and gender-wise, for last five years is as under:-

S. N.

Course of Study

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

Total

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

1

Engineering and Management

4

2

3

0

4

0

4

2

9

0

27

5

2

Pure Science & Applied Science

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

1

2

5

5

3

Agriculture Science and Medicine

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

4

2

4

Commerce, Accounting and Finance

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

5

Humanities, Social Science including Law & Fine Arts

2

0

1

0

2

1

2

1

3

1

13

4

Total

8

2

5

0

6

2

6

4

15

4

50

16

Grand Total

10

5

8

10

19

66

This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri A. Narayanswamy in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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