NEC Scholarship 2024 | Dates, Eligibility, Rewards, Application, Selection Process

NEC Scholarship 2024: The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Assam will release the notification for North Eastern Council (NEC) Scholarship 2024. The NEC Scholarship offers support to economically backward class students of the North Eastern Region for pursuing higher education. Students should pursue engineering and professional courses from the approved list by NEC. The application for NEC Scholarship releases in the official website of DTE, Assam. Candidates can fill the application and apply for this scholarship till the Last week of December 2023-24. NEC Scholarship provides financial help to the disadvantaged students of the North Eastern Region every year.

Candidates studying in several disciplines within or outside North-East but within the country can avail the benefits of NEC Scholarship. Shortlisted candidates will get NEC Scholarship amount of Rs. 30,000/- from the organization. The article below provides more information that is the date, eligibility, and so forth about NEC Scholarship 2024.

NEC Scholarship 2024

NEC Scholarship 2024 is the initiatives of DTE, Assam to encourage outstanding disadvantaged students for pursuing higher education. DTE, Assam offers NEC scholarship to students who desire to study in diploma, degree, Ph.D. and M.Phil courses. DTE, Assam organizes NEC Scholarship only for the students of North-Eastern Region. NEC Merit scholarship helps lower-income class students of Assam to complete engineering and professional courses without financial hurdle.

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NEC Scholarship Overview

Particulars Details
Organization Name Directorate of Technical Education, Assam
Scholarship Name NEC Merit Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship Rs. 30,000 per annum to each scholar
Applicable State Assam
Courses Offered Diploma / Certificate courses
Bachelor Degree
Post Graduation Degree
Official Website

Refer to the below list of courses covered in diploma, degree and postgraduate level as per Annexure I, II and III in the official notification.

Scholarships for Students

List of Courses Covered in Diploma Level As per Annexure – I

Name of Subject Courses
Textile Technology Diploma in Textile Technology
Computer Science & Engineering BCA, DCA, PGDCA, Diploma in Computer Science, Computer Engineering
Electronics Diploma in Electronics Engineering
Telecom & Communication Engineering Diploma in Telecom Engineering
Automobile Engineering Diploma in Automobile Engineering
Hotel/Travel & Tourism Management Diploma in Hotel Management for 3 years, PG Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management (1 year)
The Teaching of Physically/ Mentally Handicapped Diploma in Teaching of Physically/ Mentally Handicapped
Ceramic & Glass Technology Diploma in Glass & or Ceramic Technology
Physical Education and Sports Diploma in Physical Education
Fashion Technology & Design Diploma in Fashion Technology & Design
Para-Medical including General Nursing Diploma in Pharmacy, General Nursing & Psychiatric Nursing
Foreign Trade Management Diploma in Foreign Trade Management
Forestry B.Sc. (Forestry) 3 years course.
Ecology & Environment B.Sc. (Ecology & Environment) 3 years course.
Gemology Diploma in Gemology
Tea Technology Diploma in Tea Technology
Leather Technology Diploma in Leather Technology
Resin Technology Diploma in Resin Technology
Plastic Technology Diploma in Plastic Technology
Mass Communication BA/B.Sc. in Mass Communication
Interior Decoration Diploma in Interior Decoration
Indian System of Medicine Diploma in Indian System of Medicine
Bio-Technology Diploma in Bio-Tech, 3 years course
Business Management BBA/BBM

List of Courses Covered in Degree Level As per Annexure-II

Name of Subject Courses
Dairy Technology B.Tech./B.E.
Food Technology B.Tech./B.E.
Ecology & Environment B.Tech./M.Sc.
Architecture B. Arch.
Mining/Metallurgical Engg. B.Tech./B.E.
Textile Technology B.Tech./B.E.
Electronics B.Tech./B.E./M.Sc. (Electronics)
Computer Science B.Tech./B.E./M.Sc. (Computer Science)
Computer Engineering B.Tech./B.E.
Computer Application M.C.A.
Foreign Trade Management Degree in Foreign Trade Management
Physical Education & Sports B.P. ED., P.G. Diploma in Physical Education & sports.
Chemical Technology B.Tech./B.E.
Bio-Technology B.Tech. (Bio-Tech)/M.Sc. (Bio-Tech)
Fashion Technology & Design
Mass Communication & Journalism M.Sc. /P.G. Diploma
Petroleum Engineering B.Tech./B.E.
Forestry B.Tech. (Forestry)/M.Sc. (Forestry)
Business Administration MBA(PGDM/PGDBM)
Information Technology B.Tech./B.E.
Physiotherapy (BPT – 4 years Course)
Nursing B.Sc. (Nursing).

List of Courses Covered in Post Graduation Level As per Annexure – III

Name of Subject Courses
Computer Engineering M.Tech./M.E.
Computer Application M.Tech.
Computer Science M.Tech.
Agriculture & Allied subject M.Sc.(Agri)/M.V.Sc./M.F.Sc.
Civil Engineering M.Tech./M.E.
Mechanical Engineering M.Tech./M.E.
Electrical Engineering M.Tech./M.E.
Electronics M.Tech./M.E.
Architecture M. Arch.
Medical Sciences MD/MS/PGD/Diploma/M.Pharm.
Bio-Technology M.Tech. (Bio-Tech)
Foreign Trade M.A. (Foreign Trade)
Physical Education & Sports M.A. (Physical Education)
Fine Arts MFA
Food Technology M.Tech.
Information Technology M.Tech (IT)
Forestry M.Tech. (Forestry)
Environmental Sciences M.Tech.
Genetic Technology M.Tech.
Energy Management M.Tech.
Nursing M.Sc. (Nursing)

NEC Scholarship 2024 – Important Dates

Events Important Dates
Start of NEC Scholarship Application Started
Deadline to Submit NEC Scholarship Application December 31st, 2023
Application Scrutinization and Shortlisting of Candidates December
Declaration of NEC Scholarship Result January 15 2024
NEC Scholarship Disbursement to Shortlisted Candidates January 15 2024

NEC Scholarship 2024 – Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to apply for NEC Scholarship 2024:

  • Candidate must be a permanent resident of any of the states in the North-Eastern Region.
  • Candidates must possess the relevant qualifications for the chosen course from a recognized Institute/ University.
  • General candidates should secure at least 70% marks in the last qualifying examination for the chosen courses. Courses which includes diploma/ degree/ post-graduate/ Ph.D. / M.Phil.
  • SC/ ST candidates should secure at least 60% marks in the last qualifying examination for the chosen courses.
  • Candidates family income should be less than 4.5 Lakh per annum from all sources.
  • Candidate must not be employed.
  • Candidate should not be getting any other financial assistance from any other sources.

NEC Scholarship 2024 – Rewards

The rewards details for shortlisted candidates are given below

Level of Courses of Approved List by NEC Rewards (In Rs.) Book-grant Amount
Diploma Rs. 900/- per month Rs. 1000/- per annum
Degree Rs. 1000/- per month Rs. 1400/- per annum
Post-graduate Rs. 1200/- per month Rs. 2000/- per annum
Ph.D. / M.Phil. Rs. 1500/- per month Rs. 3000/- per annum
  • M.Phil. rewards are sanctioned for a period of one and half year and can extend up to 6 months.
  • Ph.D. rewards and book-grants are generally sanctioned for a period of 3 years.
  • It can be extended for 1 more year based on the Head of the Institutions recommendation.

NEC Scholarship 2024 – Selection Process

The selection process for the NEC Scholarship are given below:

  • The NEC Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship. So, Selections for this scholarship are made on the basis of Merit.
  • This scholarship considers academic merit prescribed for each chosen courses for final selection.
  • State Govt. is responsible for the selection of candidates after the proper advertisement.
  • The selection procedure also needs to be followed as outlined at Annexure V in the official notification.
  • State Govt. will pay the stipend directly at stipulated rates for diploma level and above to the respective institute.
  • First, DTE scrutinizes the candidate’s application in December.
  • Later on, prepares the list of shortlisted candidates by January every year.
  • After selection, the sanctioned amount will be drawn within 31st March 2024.
  • Then, shortlisted candidates will be paid as per the sanctioned fund.
  • Direct Beneficiary Account transfer through ECS will be used to make payment to shortlisted candidates.

NEC Scholarship 2024 – Application Process

The application for the NEC Scholarship will be available online in January 2024. Candidates can fill and submit the application in the mid of January 2024. Refer to the below points to apply for NEC Scholarship 2024.

  • Candidates should visit the official website
  • Click on the “State Schemes” appeared on the home page.
  • Then, click on “NEC Merit Scholarship Tripura” appeared under the “Tripura” link.
  • Click on the “Guidelines” to download the NEC Merit Scholarship application form. The NEC application form will be available in pdf form.
  • Read all the NEC Scholarship instructions carefully with entire details.
  • After reading, go back to the previous page and click on “Apply”.
  • Login with email id and password to fill the online application.
  • Candidates are required to fill all the essential and mandatory details in capital letters.
  • Candidates must upload a scanned copy of their recent passport size photo with signature.
  • Candidates must attach self-attested copies of the required documents.
  • Candidates need to pay the application fee through proper manner.
  • Recheck the application thoroughly to avoid rejection by DTE during scrutinization.
  • Submit the completed application to the Head of the institutions on or before the due date.
  • The Head of the institutions verifies and fill the required details in the application. Then, forwards the print out of the application along with all relevant documents to DTE.

NEC Scholarship 2024 – Checklist of Documents

The below-mentioned documents must be uploaded along with the application to apply for NEC Scholarship 2024.

  • Recommendation by the Head of the institute
  • Permanent residence certificate
  • Undertaking not availed any other scholarship
  • Undertaking to refund stipend in case of furnishing false information
  • Attested copies of all the relevant certificates and mark Sheets
  • Letter of recognition of the course and institute where studying
  • In the case of Ph.D. and M.Phil. enclose synopsis
  • Candidates annual family income certificate and affidavit for any additional income
  • Attested copies of caste certificate and domicile certificate
  • Age proof (birth certificate or class 10th board certificate)
  • Residential proof (electricity bill, PAN card, voter Id, aadhar card, and so forth.)
  • The hard copy of the first page of the Bank passbook

NEC Scholarship 2024 – Renewal

Candidates must apply for the renewal of scholarship every year. Renewal of scholarship is generally for a period of 1 year from 1st April to 31st March of the next year. Each candidate can get the renewal form from the State Govt. and fill it up in the prescribed format. Thereon, the candidate must get a recommendation from the Head of the institute to renew this scholarship. The recommendation strictly based on the satisfactory progress of the candidate. Failure in any academic year will result in the discontinuation of the stipend for that entire period. Candidates future renewal should be recommended only from the date of clearance to the next higher class/semester. The sanction order along with the statement for the renewal of stipend should be endorsed to NEC. Refer the below points to Renew the NEC Scholarship application form.

  • Candidates should visit the official website of to renew the application.
  • Login with email id and password to renew the existing application. Edit the old application form correctly which exists in the National Scholarship portal.
  • Ph.D./ M.Phil candidates must enclose the latest progress report from the guide attested by the Registrar.
  • Then, submit the NEC Renewal application form to the Head of the institution for the recommendation.
  • The Head of the Institution recommends that whether the application renewed to next year or not forwarded for renewal.

NEC Scholarship 2024 – Result

The candidate’s application along with documents will be scrutinized and shortlisted in December by DTE. After that, the result for NEC Scholarship will be published on the official website of DTE, Assam in January. DTE prepares the final selection list of candidates by January every year. Candidates can check the list of selected candidates name on the DTE, Assam portal. Candidates can also search their name in the selection list to confirm their chances of receiving the NEC scholarship. After releasing the result, the sanctioned amount for NEC Scholarship will be drawn within 31st March. Then, the sanctioned fund will be disbursed only to the shortlisted candidates by DTE, Assam.

NEC Scholarship 2024 – Contact Details

In case of any queries related to NEC Scholarship or any assistance contact on the below-mentioned details.

Phone Number +91-361-2382276
Address Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Kahilipara, Guwahati, Assam – 781019
Email ID [email protected]

FAQ’s on NEC Scholarship 2024

Question 1.
How is the NEC Scholarship helpful to North Eastern Region students?

The NEC Scholarship offers support to economically backward class students of the North Eastern Region for pursuing higher education. Students should pursue engineering and professional courses from the approved list by NEC.

Question 2.
What are the courses offered under the NEC Scholarship?

The following courses offered under the NEC Scholarship:

  • Diploma / Certificate courses
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Post Graduation Degree
  • Ph.D
  • M.Phil

Question 3.
What are the NEC Scholarship application starting and closing date?

The NEC Scholarship application starting date is January 2024. Whereas the closing date is in the mid of January 2024.

Question 4.
What is the date for NEC Scholarship application scrutinization and selection of candidates?

The date for Scholarship application scrutinization and selection of candidates is March 2024 (tentative).

Question 5.
What is the date for NEC Scholarship Disbursement to shortlisted candidates?

The date for NEC Scholarship Disbursement to shortlisted candidates is March 2024.

Hope this article will help you to get more information about NEC Scholarship 2024. If you have queries related to NEC Scholarship, then leave it in the comment box to get in touch with us.

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