SHRESHTA Scholarship Scheme


The SHRESHTA scheme provides scholarships to meritorious students from class 9 and class 11 belonging to scheduled castes in targeted areas. It covers all their educational expenses, and students need to take an entrance examination called NETS to be eligible. The Government plans to launch this scheme in the academic year 2022-23, and the National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the test in a computer-based mode at the national level.

  • Students studying in classes from 9th to 11th belonging to the SC communities while holding the age group of 6 to 14 years can apply online under the SHRESHTA Scholarship Scheme for getting the scholarship amounts. 
  • The applicant must be a permanent citizen of India. 
  • The student will need to secure passing marks in NETS. 
  • Parent’s annual income should be up to maximum of  2.5 lakhs.


Important Dates  

Date of exam

18 June 2023

Portal open for applications

03 May 2023 to 24 May 2023

Mode of Application


Mode of Exam

Offline (Pen and Paper based)

  1. Go to the official website of SHRESHTA Scheme 2023.
  2. On the homepage of the website, you have to click on “Apply Online“.
  3. On this page, you have to click on “New Registration” then a new page will open in front of you, on which instructions will be written, read them carefully. 
  4. After reading the instructions, tick the checkbox that appears at the bottom and proceed by clicking on the link “Proceed”. 
  5. Provide with the important information asked on this application form such as name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, gender, identity type, identification number, address, district, city, country, state, pin code, email address, mobile number, Permanent address etc. 
  6. Then upload the required documents. 
  7. Submit the application form with the help of the submit button, thus the application process will be completed. 
  • SHRESHTA Scholarship Scheme will provide social economic welfare to the students belonging to the SC communities. 
  • Students securing good marks in the NETS (National Entrance Test for SHRESTHA Exam) will be given the scholarship amounts first. 
  • Students studying in classes from 9th to 11th will be able to get the scholarship amount. 
  • There will be no negative marking for the wrong question attempt. 
  • This test will cover major subjects such as Mathematics, Science, Social Science, and GK. 
  • Students will be able to expand their knowledge, skills, and aptitude. 
  • Offline Mode of exam will be used so that the students will be able to feel better while conducting their exams. 
  • Students will be able to get paid their schooling fees. 
  • One can apply online under the SHRESHTA Scholarship Scheme before the last date for getting timely registration.

2022 Class 9 Syllabus

  • Mathematics
    • List of Books and Chapters
      • Rational Numbers
      • Linear Equations in One Variable
      • Understanding Quadrilaterals
      • Practical Geometry
      • Data Handling
      • Squares and Square Roots
      • Cubes and Cube Roots
      • Comparing Quantities
      • Algebraic Expressions and Identities
      • Visualizing Solid Shapes
      • Mensuration
      • Exponents and Powers
      • Direct and Inverse Proportions
      • Factorization
      • Introduction to Graphs
      • Playing with Numbers
  • Science
    • List of Books and Chapters
      • Crop Production and Management
      • Microorganisms: Friend and Foe
      • Synthetic Fibres and Plastics
      • Materials: Metals and Non-Metals
      • Coal and Petroleum
      • Combustion and Flame
      • Conservation of Plants and Animals
      • Cell – Structure and Functions
      • Reproduction in Animals
      • Reaching the Age of Adolescence
      • Force and Pressure
      • Friction
      • Sound
      • Chemical Effects of Electric Current
      • Some Natural Phenomena
      • Light
      • Stars and The Solar System
      • Pollution of Air and Water
  • English
    • List of Books and Chapters
      • It So Happened
      • How the Camel got his hump
      • Children at work
      • The Selfish Giant
      • The treasure within
      • Princess September
      • The fight
      • The open window
      • Jalebis
      • The comet – I
      • The comet – II
      • Ancient Education System of India
      • Honeydew
      • The Best Christmas Present in the World
      • The Tsunami
      • Glimpses of the Past
      • Bepin Choudhury’s Lapse of Memory
      • The Summit Within
      • This is Jody’s Fawn
      • A Visit to Cambridge
      • A Short Monsoon Diary
      • The Great Stone Face–I
      • The Great Stone Face–II
  • Social Science
    • List of Books and Chapters
      • Our Pasts – III
      • Resources and Development
      • Social and Political Life- III

2022 Class 11 Syllabus

  • Mathematics
    • List of Books and Chapters
      • Real numbers
      • Polynomials
      • Pair of linear equations in two variables
      • Quadratic equations
      • Arithmetic progressions
      • Triangles
      • Coordinate geometry
      • Introduction to trigonometry
      • Some application of trigonometry
      • Circles
      • Constructions
      • Areas related to circles
      • Surface areas and volumes
      • Statistics
      • Probability
  • Science
    • List of Books and Chapters
      • Chemical Substances-Nature and Behaviour
      • World of Living
      • Natural Phenomena
      • Electric Current & Magnetic Effects
      • Natural Resources
  • Social Science
    • List of Books and Chapters
      • Geography
      • Economics
      • History
      • Political Science
  • English
    • List of Books and Chapters
      • A Letter to God
      • Nelson Mandela
      • Two Stories about Flying
      • From the Diary of Anne Frank
      • The Hundred Dresses –I
      • The Hundred Dresses –II
      • Glimpses of India
      • Mijbil the Otter
      • Madam Rides the Bus
      • The Sermon at Benares
      • The Proposal

Year 2022

Question Paper Click Here

Passing Criteria

Cut Off

Students must pass the NETS (National Entrance Test for SHRESHTA) exam

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