SHRESHTA 2023 Notification (NETS) on

SHRESHTA 2023 Notification or NETS 2023 notification will be released every by the NTA on behalf of Department of Social Justice & Empowerment on its official website on

SC Students who are eligible and interested in can check details and submit the SHRESHTA Application Form for appearing NETS Exam on its official web portal of SHRESHTA.

SHRESHTA 2023 is an exceptional opportunity for meritorious students to access high-quality residential education and secure a brighter future.

The SHRESHTA Scheme, aimed at providing educational support to students in targeted areas, plays a crucial role in bridging the educational gap and empowering students to achieve academic excellence.


SHRESHTA means Scheme for Residential Education for SC Students in High Schools in Targeted Areas. This scheme was launched by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in 2023.


The SHRESHTA Scheme, an initiative by the Indian government, focuses on providing high-quality residential education to deserving students. Students are selected for SHRESHTA via an entrance examination i.e., NETS.

It provides scholarships covering almost all educational expenses of the meritorious students of classes 9 and 11 belonging to Scheduled Caste communities.

Under the scheme, a significant number of seats are allocated in reputed residential schools for students in Classes 9th and 11th. This enables students to access better educational opportunities and receive comprehensive support to excel in their academic journey.

NETS 2023 Notification

NETS means National Entrance Test for SHRESHTA. NETS 2023 notification has been by the National Testing Agency on its website for conduct of NETS exam for selecting meritorious SC students for SHRESHTA.

SHRESHTA 2023 Notification

SHRESHTA 2023 Notification will be released by the Department of Social Justice & Empowerment on behalf of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment for conduct of NETS Exam across India.

SHRESHTA benefits

  • The primary objective of the SHRESHTA Scheme is to uplift and empower students from targeted areas by offering them access to quality education.
  • The scheme aims to bridge the education gap and create equal opportunities for students who might face socio-economic challenges.
  • By providing scholarships, financial support, and holistic development programs, SHRESHTA equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in their academic and professional lives.

SHRESHTA Entrance Exam

NETS is a National Entrance Test for SHRESHTA. SHRESHTA Entrance Exam conducted by the NTA in Computer Based Test mode. Candidates who qualify the SHRESHTA entrance exam are shortlisted for admission to CBSE affiliated schools.

SHRESHTA Scholarship

Under this scheme, the government will disburse the SHRESHTA scholarships directly to the schools giving admission to the students shortlisted for the scheme.

This scholarship covers school fee (including Tuition Fee etc.) and Hostel Fee (including Mess Charges etc.). Students can find more details on the official website of the Social Justice and Empowerment ministry.

National Entrance Test for SHRESHTA 2023
Name of the Entrance TestNETS 2023
TitleSHRESHTA 2023 Notification
SubjectSHRESHTA Entrance Test 2023 Notification
CategoryEntrance Test
Official website
SHRESHTA Entrance Test details

SHRESHTA is applicable only residential schools (independent) affiliated with the CBSE up to Class 12 Schools must be in operation for 5 years or more with 75 % pass percentage or more in Class 10 and 12 in the last 3 years.

Information about the eligibility, scheme of examination, examination centers, examination timings, procedure for applying etc. are contained in the Information Bulletin hosted on the website.

SHRESHTA Eligibility

  • To be eligible for SHRESHTA 2023, students need to fulfill certain criteria.
  • They should be studying in Class 8th or 10th in the current academic year and belong to the targeted areas specified by the scheme guidelines.
  • Additionally, the annual income of their parents should fall within the specified limit.
  • These criteria ensure that deserving students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds can avail the benefits of the SHRESHTA Scheme.

SHRESHTA Application Form 2023

The application process for SHRESHTA 2023 is designed to be accessible and inclusive. Eligible students can apply online through the designated portal during the specified registration period.

The application requires students to provide accurate and complete information, including personal details, educational background, and supporting documents. It is essential to adhere to the application guidelines and submit the application within the designated timeframe.

SHRESHTA Registration 2023

The National Testing Agency, NTA has started the SHRESHTA Registration 2023 process for National Entrance Test for SHRESHTA (NETS). Students of Class 8 and 10 who want to participate in Scheme for Residential Education for SC Students in High Schools in Targeted Areas, SHRESHTA scholarship can register on its website.

SHRESHTA Important Dates

ActivityNETS Date
Registration03-05-2023 to 24-05-2023
Admit card10-06-2023
Exam date18-06-2023
Exam duration180 minutes (3 hrs)
Exam time02:00 P.M. to 05:00 P.M.
NETS Dates

SHRESHTA Notification 2023 Download

NTA has released the SHRESHTA Notification 2023 on its official website, Candidates applying for NETS examination can download the NETS SHRESHTA Notification PDF from the portal. To download the notification follow the below steps.

  1. Visit the Website

    Candidates need to visit the official website, in your device browser.

  2. Click on the Information Link

    Once you reach the official website, click on the Information link on the homepage.

  3. Click on the Information Bulletin Link

    After clicking on that link, information web page will appear. Now, click on the Information Bulletin link.

  4. Read and Check the NETS details

    After clicking on that link, NETS information bulletin PDF file will open in your device. Candidates should read carefully the Instructions given in the Information Bulletin.

  5. Download the Information Bulletin PDF

    After reading the all information, download the information bulletin. Take a print it and preserve it for future reference.


  • Candidates who qualify NETS examinations will get admission to CBSE affiliated residential schools.
  • Through SHRESHTA scholarship, students’ educational expenses like school fee (including Tuition Fee etc.) and Hostel Fee (including Mess Charges etc.).
  • Approximately 3,000 seats would be provided in class 9th and 11th fully funded by the Central Government.
  1. What is SHRESHTA (NETS) 2023?

    The government has approved a new scheme named SHRESHTA (Residential Education for Students in High Schools in Targeted Areas) for the purpose of providing seats for the meritorious SC boys and girls in the best private residential schools in the country. Every year, it is expected that about (3000) students would be selected for admission in Class 9 and Class 11 under the scheme.

  2. When will SHRESHTA (NETS) Examination be conducted?

    The SHRESHTA NETS examination will be conducted on 07 May 2023.

  3. Whether the examination will be offline or online?

    SHRESHTA (NETS) Examination will be held in pen and paper mode (Offline) in OMR sheet.

  4. What would be the language of Question Paper?

    The language of question papers is in Bilingual (English and Hindi).

  5. Is it mandatory to upload SC Category Certificate?

    Yes, Uploading of SC Category Certificate is mandatory. In case the SC Certificate is not available at the time of submission of Online Application, an Undertaking to the effect that the candidate will produce the SC Certificate at the time of Examination.

  6. What is the eligibility criteria for appearing in SHRESHTA (NETS)?

    Only those candidates who have passed/ appearing in Class VIII for taking admission in Class IX and those appearing/passed in class X for taking admission in Class XI whose parental income is up to ₹ 2.50 lakh. This scheme is only for those candidates who have passed or are appearing in session 2021-2023. For more details refer to the Information Bulletin.

  7. What are the age limit for the candidates appearing in SHRESHTA (NETS)?

    the age limit for the candidates appearing in SHRESHTA (NETS) is for Class VIII – Born between 1st April 2006 to 31st March 2010 and For Class X–Born between 1st April 2004 to 31st March 2008.

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