Kalpana Chawla National Scholarship offers Cash Prize worth 1 Lakh

Last Modified: 05 Mar 2024

The official notification for the KCNS (Kalpana Chawla National Scholarship) 2020 has been released. According to the issued notification, the application process for Kalpana Chawla Scholarship 2020 will begin from first week of August 2020. Interested students can apply for the scholarship. Those students who are studying in Class 5th to 9th of the CBSE/ ICSE/ State Board schools of India can apply for this scholarship. The students are selected on the basis of the two-stage selection process including a written exam. Below you can find the complete set of details regarding eligibility criteria, important dates, benefits, and KCNS 2020 application form.

Kalpana Chawla National Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline 09 Dec 2020
Class / Course Class 5, Class 6, Class 7, Class 8, Class 9
Scholarship Type School Based Scholarship
Awarded Amount up to ₹ 51,000 with various Rewards
Age Limit 10 - 15 Years
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Kalpana Chawla Scholarship 2020 is available to offering benefits to the scholastic students who are pursuing their studies in Class 5th, Class 6th, Class 7th, Class 8th, and Class 9th.

Benefit under the Kalpana Chawla National Scholarship 2020

  • First Prize Award - The top 21 students are given an opportunity to attend the NASA Camp.
  • Second Prize Award – 21 students are selected for the second prize. The winners of the second prize are given ₹ 1 lakh in cash.
  • Third Prize Award – 21 students are given the third prize of ₹ 50,000 each.
  • Consolation Prize – 21 students receive a consolation prize of ₹ 21,000.

Eligibility for the KCNS 2020

  • An applicant should be an Indian citizen.
  • He/ she should be a student in the current academic year.
  • Only students of Class 5th to Class 9th can apply for this scholarship.

How to Apply

  • Visit official website and click on KCNS button from the menu options. (KCNS is written next to HOME)
  • You may as well click on “log-in” button and sign-up/create an account on the website.
  • After filling the details and submitting the sign-up, you will get an SMS with a username and password.
  • Login to educharya.com and using the provided user-id/password.
  • Locate the KCNS link on the left side of the page and open the application form.
  • Fill up  the required details and submit

KCNS (Kalpana Chawala National Scholarship) 2020: Important Dates

KCNS 2020 Exam Events

Important Dates

KCNS 2020 Exam Date

10 December 2020

Start of the Online Enrollment

August 2020 (first week)

Closing date for the Online Enrollment

09 December 2020

Exam date for the Rapid Fire Round

15th and 16th December 2020

Personal Interview

18 December 2020

Winners declaration

27 December 2020

NASA Camping Dates

By 3rd to 4th week of January 2021

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Kalpana Chawla National Scholarship 2020: Selection Procedure

  • The students are selected for the KCNS scholarship on the basis of the two-stage selection procedure.
  • In the first stage, students are required to appear for the OSE (Online Scholarship Exam). Those students who qualify this stage of the exam are required to appear in the second stage of the exam.
  • In the second stage, students should appear for the RFR (Rapid Fire Round) through the Skype or the Video call.


Pramila Subbarayan , February 10, 2020

Notify the exam details on 2020

Exams Planner, March 14, 2020

Check out the official website. The registration is active.