SHRESHTA Scheme 2022 : Online Registration, Eligibility

SHRESHTA Scheme Online Registration | SHRESHTA Scheme Application Form | SHRESHTA Scheme Application Status

In order to provide education to all the Indian Students from both Central and state govt implement several types of scholarship and fee waiver schemes. In this schemes quality of education is make sure for the students. The Ministry of Social Justice and empowerment has recently announced the scheme which is called SHRESHTA Scheme. In this scheme residential education will be given to SC students in High School targeted areas. In this article we will discuss all the important details about the SHRESHTA scheme 2022. Other than that you will also get details regarding the Scheme’s objective, benefits, features, eligibility, required documents, application procedure, etc.

177 Private School Selected Under this Scheme

As we all are aware about the Union Minister for social justice and empowerment Virendra Kumar has launched the SHRESHTA Scheme in order to give quality educational opportunities to the poorest SC students. The govt has selected 177 private schools. Around 1300 seats in grade 9 and 1700 seats in grade 11 are reserved for all the students in these schools under the scheme. Scheduled caste students from across states and union territories are selected via transparent mechanism of the national entrance test for SHRESHTA which is organised by the National testing agency.

The exam for the students will be a computer-based test and the admission in schools will be based on the merit obtained in this test. Selected students will be go through the exam will be offered a choice of school through a web-based counselling system. This scheme will cover all the school fees and hostel fees. The scholarship amount in this scheme for grade 9 is Rs 1 lakh, for grade 10 is Rs 1.10 lakh, for grade 11 is Rs 1.25 lakh and for grade 12 is Rs 1.35 lakh per annum.


Key Highlights Of Shreshta Scheme

Name Of The SchemeShreshta Scheme
Launched ByGovernment Of India
BeneficiaryStudent Belonging To Scheduled Caste Category
ObjectiveTo Provide Education
Official Website

 Scheme Schedule

Opening of the portal for marking choices22nd May 2022 to 30th May 2022
Last date for filling up choices for the first round30th May 2022
Announcing the first round result31st May 2022
Reporting at the allotted schools1 June 2022 to 7th June 2022
Opening the portal for filling up choices for a second round8th June 2022 to 12th June 2022
Last date for filling up choices for the second round12th June 2022
Declaration of second-round result13th June 2022
Reporting at the allotted schools14th June 2022 to 20th June 2022
Last date for joining the schools20th June 2022
Important Dates Regarding the Scheme
Online submission of application form12th March 2022 to 12th April 2022 up to 5:00 p.m.
Correction Date13th April 2022 to 15 April 2022
Announcement of the city of examinationThird or fourth week of April
Downloading of admit cards from NTA website2nd may 2022 onwards
Date of examination7th May 2022
Timing of examination2:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Duration of examination3 hours
Declaration of resultTo be announced on NTA website
Schedule Of Examination
Date of examination7th May 2022
Mode of examinationPen and paper mode
Timing of examination2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Duration of examination3 hours
Entry in the examination hall12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Instructions by invigilator1:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
Test commences2:00 p.m.
 Benefits and Features of the Scheme
  • The ministry of Social justice and empowerment have launched SHRESHTA Scheme for residential education for SC students in High School in targeted areas.
  • In this scheme scholarships will be provided to the students that will cover all the educational expenses of meritorious students from class 9th to 11th.
  • Only students belonging to scheduled caste will be able to take benefit of this scheme.
  • The government is going to roll out the scheme from the academic year 2022-23.
  • In order to take advantage of this scheme students are required to give an entrance examination which is known as NETS or National entrance test for SHRESHTA.
  • It is a national level test which is conducted by the national testing agency in a computer-based mode.
  • All those students who qualify NETs exam will be selected for admission to CBSE affiliated schools.
  • With this scheme scholarship will be directly disbursed to the schools who are giving admission to the shortlisted students.
  • This scholarship will cover school fees and hostel fees.
  • This scheme is applicable only for the residential schools which are affiliated with CBSE upto class 12th, are in operation for five years or more with 75% pass percentage or more in class 10th and 12th in the last three years.
  • The interested residential schools are required to submit their online consent by 25th March 2022.
Important Instructions for the Candidates
  • All theCandidates are requested to report at the examination centre two hours before the examination
  • All the students should also bring their SC certificate for verification
  • If the candidates does not report in time due to any reason then they are likely to miss some of the important instructions to be announced in the examination centre
  • The agency will not be responsible for any delay
  • Candidates are requested to carry admit card and show it on demand
  • Students also have to carry a valid photo ID to the examination centre
  • A seat indicating the roll number will be allotted to the each candidate
  • If the candidate does not sit on the seat allotted to him or her then he or she could face cancellation of candidature
  • It is the responsibility of candidate to make sure that the question paper provided is for the admission in the applied class
  • If the candidate furnished wrong information then his or her candidature will be cancelled
  • If candidate does not appear on the schedule date of test than no retest will be held for such candidate
  • Candidate is required to bring following documents on the day of examination:-
  • Print copy of admit card along with self declaration downloaded from NTA website duly filled
  • One passport size photograph
  • Any one authorised photo id
  • Blue or black ballpoint pen
Instruction Regarding Scheme
  • The exam comprises of one paper having four sections of mathematics, Science and social science, general awareness
  • This paper will be conducted for admission in best private Residential School in the country under the residential education for students in High School in targeted areas
  • Entrance exam paper will be based on NCERT syllabus of class 8 for admission in class 9, class 10th syllabus for admission in class 11th
  • Those students who have passed or appearing in class 8th or 10th in the academic session 2021-22 for taking admission in class 9th or 11th are eligible to apply under this scheme
  • The paper will be conducted in Hindi and English language.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Only those students who belong to schedule caste can apply under this scheme
  • The student must be studying in class 8th and 10th in the current academic year
  • Annual income of the parents should be Rs 2.5 lakh or less
  • Those candidates who are applying for class 9th should be born between 1st April 2006 to 31st March 2010
  • Those candidates who are applying for class 11th should be born between 1st April 2004 to 31st March 2008
  • There is no entrance fees for the examination
  • Applicant must be permanent president of India.
Required Documents
  • Aadhar Card
  • Residence certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Ration card
  • Birth certificate
  • Passport size photograph
  • Mobile number
  • Email id etc
Procedure to Apply for the Scheme
  • A new page will appear before you
  • On this page you have to click on new registration.
Neew Registration
  • A new page will appear before you containing instructions
  • You have to read these instructions very carefully
  • Now you have to tick on the checkbox
  • After that you have to click on click here to proceed
Registration Form
  • Application form will appear before you
  • In this application form you have to enter the following details:-
  • Candidate’s name
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Identity type
  • Identification number
  • Address
  • Sub locality
  • Locality
  • Country
  • State
  • District
  • Pin code
  • Email address
  • Mobile number
  • Alternate mobile number
  • Permanent address
  • Password
  • Security pin
  • After that you have to click on submit
  • Now you are required to login on the portal
  • After that you have to fill application form
  • You have to update the following details in the application form:-
  • Contact details
  • Personal details
  • Aadhar details
  • Exam and Centre details
  • Qualification details
  • After that you have to upload all the required documents
  • Now you have to click on submit
  • By following this procedure you can apply under SHRESHTA scheme.
Procedure to Login the Portal
Login On The Portal
  • Login form will appear before you
  • You have to enter your application number, password and security pin
  • After that you have to click on sign in
  • By following this procedure you can login on the portal.
Procedure To View Contact Details
  • First all of you go to official website Of shreshth Yojana
  • After then the home page will open front of you
  • you are required to click on contact us
  • A new page will open appear before you
  • on this new page can you see contact details

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