Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students (CSSS)
Sponsored by Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)
New Delhi. Online application for “Central Sector Scheme for Scholarship for College and
University Students” for the Academic year 2019-20 is available on National Scholarship
Portal (http://scholarships.gov.in) as per the following schedule:
1. Closing date of receipt of applications 31.10.2019
2. Last date of verification of applications by the Institutions 15.11.2019
3. Last date of verification of applications by the State Education Board 30.11.2019
In light of above, all students who had applied on National Scholarship Portal and
received/ yet to receive the scholarship for Fresh 2018, 1st renewal 2017, 2nd renewal 2016
and 3rd renewal 2015 and students who are in the Top 20th percentile of the respective
Boards and who wish to apply for fresh 2019 scholarship are advised to apply online on
National Scholarship Portal for fresh & respective renewal scholarship on or before the last
date i.e. 31.10.2019.
All the candidates are advised to apply online within the stipulated time and
get their online applications verified by the institutions (if required show the original
documents to institute) else the application would be treated as INVALID.
Students applying for the scholarships are requested to go through the guidelines of
the above scheme uploaded on the National scholarship Portal. For any query, the
students are advised to contact the Nodal Officers of the respective State Education
Boards which is provided in the Home Page of the National scholarship Portal under
„Services‟, Nodal Officer, Department of Higher Education (CSSS).