Jun 11, 2020, 04:52 PM IST
What viral: National Scholarship Portal on Social Media claims to have given scholarships of Rs 10,000 to college students.
Last year, a similar claim involving a scholarship of Rs 10,000 went viral on YouTube.
The viral link redirects to this URL.
A page indicating eligibility also opens.
Fact check investigation
– There is no such update on the official website of the National Scholarship Portal.
– Twitter handle of PIB Fact Check has made it clear that no such scholarship is being awarded.
Conclusion: The claim of Rs 10,000 scholarship awarded to college students is misleading.