AICTE 2016 PG Scholarships through Direct Benefit Transfer for ME, MTech, MPharma students


Want to avail of a government of India scholarship for your engineering or pharmacy PG course? This article provides information for both educational institutes and students wishing to avail of the Post Graduate scholarships offered by AICTE through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) for the academic year 2016-2017.

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) invites online proposals from AICTE-approved institutions for disbursement of Post Graduate scholarship through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) for the first year students who have got admission for the academic year 2016-2017 having qualifying marks with valid GATE/GPAT score in M.E., M.Tech. and M.Pharma programs.

The institution must complete the procedure of student data verification and the approval for the eligibility for the receipt of Scholarship on or before 15th September 2016.

Procedure for registration for institutions and students

The institution and student shold register and check details at the official website: http://www.aicte-india.org/PGScholarship.php. Then check out the following stages, depicting the status of the process.

  1. Status 1 -At the first Status is the blank screen:
    • Institution: You have to create the record of the student via the 'Student Details' screen page. You then have to provide the Student Id to the student to update his/her details at the 'Student Portal' (refer Status 3 below). On entering the student's records, you can see the information which you entered at the 'Student Details' screen.

    • Student: You must enter all your details, including: (i) GATE/GPAT score; (ii) Personal information; (iii) Bank details. Wherever required, you should upload the attachment. Click on the 'Submit Application' button in the Student Portal (Status 3). The status after you submit will show as 'Verification awaited by Institute'. The records will be seen by the institution at the 'PG Student Verification' screen.




  2. Status 2 - Verification awaited by Institute:
    • Institution: Go to the in 'PG Student Verification' Screen. You will see the status 'Verification awaited by Institute'. You can approve a student's record by clicking on 'Approve' button. This will now set the status to 'Student Data Verified by Institute'. Subsequently, you will see 'PG Student Attendance Details ' screen. If you disapprove a student record by clicking on the 'Disapprove' button, then the status will show as 'Data Entry Error/Disapproved'. Subsequently, you will see the 'PG Student Reverification ' screen. In this case of disapproval >> re-verification, the student should then go to the student portal, update the correct details and click on the submit button. Then again the status will show 'Verification awaited by Institute' and the Student record is visible to the institution at the 'PG Student Verification' screen. The institution should then again approve/disapprove the student.

    • Student: You can edit and update GATE/GPAT scores, the address and bank related information or add new attachments (note: you cannot edit or delete attachments). Once you are done, click on the submit button and you will see the status showing as 'Verification awaited by Institute'.

  3. Status 3 - Student Data Verified by Institute:
    • Institution: You can now create and see attendance records of the student at the 'PG Student Attendance Details' screen. You can approve the attendance record by clicking on 'Approval for Each Month' button. If Principal/DirectorApproval= 'Approved' then the attendance record status is set to 'Attendance Verified by Institute'. If Principal/DirectorApproval= 'Not Approved', then the attendance record status is set to 'Attendance Pending'.

    • Student: You can check the information you entered and add new attachments where applicable. The records are visible to the institution at 'PG Student Attendance Details' screen.

  4. Status 4 - Data Entry Error:
    • Institution: In case of any errors in data that has been entered, the student record will show the status of 'Data Entry Error' at the 'PG Student Reverification' screen. If the student updates and submits the details vi the 'Student Portal' page, then the status will show as 'Verification Awaited by Institute'. You can now approve a Student record by clicking on 'Approve' button, whereby the status will then show 'Student Data Verified by Institute'. Subsequently, you can create the attendance records & approve/disapprove these as stated in Status #3 above.

    • Student: You can edit, update information and add new attachments. Then click on the submit button. The status will show 'Verification Awaited by Institute' and your records will be visible to the institution.

  5. Status 5 - Data Entry Error/Disapproved:
    • Institution: You will see the records of the student with the status as 'Data Entry Error/Disapproved' at the 'PG Student Reverification' screen. If the student updates. If the student had submitted the details, you can approve by clicking on 'Approve'. Subsequently, you can create and approve the attendance records as mentioned above.

    • Student: You can edit and update your information and can add new attachments and submit the details by clicking on 'Submit Application' button. The status is set to
      'Verification Awaited by Institute'. You can check comments for action to be taken.

  6. Status 6 - Attachment/Information update pending by the student:
    • Institution: You do not need to take any action. Only when the student submits his records & it is visible in 'PG Student Attendance Details' screen to the Institute, you need to create and approve the attendance records. Further, the details of the student will be available to the Research,Institutional & Faculty Development (RIFD) Consultant to verify the requisite documents of the student. If these are correct, then the Consultant will accept them & the status will show as 'Document Verified by RIFD'. If the documents are incorrect, then the Consultant will reject documents and the document status of the student is set to 'Document Not Approved by RIFD' and the student status is set to 'Data Entry Error/Disapproved'.

    • Student: You can edit and update your information only for fields that are
      blank and can add new attachments, then submitting the details by clicking on the submit application button. Subsequently, your status is set to 'Student Data Verified
      by Institute' and your records will be available under 'PG Student Attendance
      Details' screen for the Institute. Check for comments if any further action needs to be taken.




    Contact information

    All India Council for Technical Education
    JNU Campus
    Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj,
    New Delhi-110067
    Website: http://www.aicte-india.org/PGScholarship.php


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