Post Matric Scholarship For Students Belonging To The Minority Communities


Location : All India

Category : Minority Scholarships, Class XI, Class XII


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The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of minority community so as to provide them better opportunities for higher education, increase their rate of attainment in higher education and enhance their employability.

Website : http://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in/Postmetric

Benefits


The scholarship is to be awarded for studies in India in a government or private higher secondary school/college/university, including such residential institutes of the Government and eligible private institutes selected and notified in a transparent manner by the State Government/Union Territory Administration concerned. It will also cover technical and vocational courses in Industrial Training Institutes/ Industrial Training Centres affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) of classes XI and XII level.

Scholarship Amount : Actual financial assistance will be provided for admission & course /tuition fee and maintenance allowance

Scholarship Duration : Scholarship will be provided for the entire course. However, maintenance allowance will be given for a period not exceeding 10 months only in an academic year.

Selection


Reservation :

The scholarship is fully reserved for minority communities. 30% of scholarship will be earmarked for girl students. In case sufficient number of eligible girl students are not available, then the balance ear

Selection Criteria :

Unlike scholarship for SC and ST, there are a fixed number of scholarships for minorities is small and limited. Students from BPL families, having the lowest income shall be given preference in the ascending order. The renewal applications would be fully exhausted before the new applications are considered.

Eligibility :

  • 1.
  • Scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination and the annual income of whose parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed Rs.
  • 2.
  • 00 lakh.
  • Students from BPL families, having the lowest income shall be given preference in the ascending order.
  • 2.
  • The award will be discontinued if a student fails to secure 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination.
  • Scholarship will not be awarded for more than the normal period of time taken to obtain Certificate/Degree/M.
  • Phil Degree/Doctorate Degre.
  • 3 Scholarships will not be given to more than two students in a family.
  • 4.
  • The students should be regular in attendance for which the yardstick will be decided by the competent authority of the school/college/university.
  • 5.
  • Migration of students from one Institution to another would not normally be allowed during the course of the academic year except under exceptional circumstances and in the interest of the student?s academic career.
  • 6.
  • The student obtaining benefits under this scholarship scheme shall not be allowed to avail of benefits under any other scholarship scheme implemented by State Government/UT Administration, for the same purpose.

Marks needed to qualify :

50%

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