How to link Aadhaar to Scholarship Account

As per the decision of government of India, the Scholarship amount to the eligible students will be provided only in their Aadhaarconnected bank accounts.

Under the Aadhaar based Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system, the cash benefits will be credited only into the Aadhaar seeded bank accounts of the beneficiaries. So, if you want to receive the benefit under the DBT scheme, it is essential that you should have a bank account, an Aadhaar number, and a bank account seeded with Aadhaar 

So here is a step-by-step guide to link your Aadhaar to scholarship account:

1) First, you should register for Aadhaar card. The process is simple and the application can be submitted in various ways. For the complete guide on How to get an Aadhaar card , click here

2) The next requirement is a bank account. You will have to check with your university if it will provide the scholarship benefit to any bank account or into a particular bank account. Once, confirmed, apply for a bank account.
3) The next step is to link your scholarship account to Aadhaar. Whether you already have a bank account or you are going to apply for one, Aadhaar number has become important. There are various ways to link your Aadhaar to bank account. Click here to know how to link Aadhaar to Bank account .