Post-Matric Scholarship for Schedule Caste Students
Post Matric Scholarship scheme is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme and implemented through State Government and UT administration. The Scheme provides financial assistance to the Scheduled Caste students studying at post matriculation or post-secondary stage to enable them to complete their education. These scholarships are available for studies in India only and are awarded by the government of the State/Union Territory to which the applicant actually belongs i.e. permanently settled.
Scholarships will be paid to the students whose parents/guardians’ income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2,50,000/- (Rupees two lakh fifty thousand only) per annum w.e.f. academic session 2013-14.
Value of Scholarship:
- The value of scholarship includes the following for complete duration of the course:-
- maintenance allowance amounting to Rs.380/- to 1200/- per month for hostellers and Rs. 230/- to Rs. 550/- per month for day scholars.
- reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees,
- study tour charges,
- thesis typing/printing charges for Research Scholars,
- book allowance for students pursuing correspondence courses,
- book bank facility for specified courses, and
- additional allowance for students with disabilities, for the complete duration of the course.
Commercial Pilot License Course (CPL):
CPL course is covered under Group ‘I’ of the Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC students. CPL course would include Commercial Helicopter Pilot License (CHPL) and multi-engine rating training on A-320 and similar aircrafts even after the candidate has got scholarship for multi-engine rating training with the CPL course. The maximum number of awards for CPL will be 50 per annum. Consequent upon receiving applications from concerned students, concerned State Governments/UT Admns. should scrutinize them for determining their eligibility under the scheme and thereafter recommend the number of eligible applicants for CPL training (with their names) each financial year to the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (their applications need not be sent to the Ministry). Upon receipt of such information, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment will give clearance to the concerned States/UTs on the first-come-first served basis up to 50 awards for the country as a whole.
How and when to apply:
All the State Governments/UT Administrations will announce in May-June, the details of the scheme and invite applications by issuing an advertisement in the leading newspapers of the State and through their respective websites and other media outfits. All requests for application forms and other particulars should be addressed to the Government of State/Union Territory Administration to which the scholars actually belong. The applicant should submit the completed application to the prescribed authority before the last date prescribed for receipt of applications.
SCHEME DOCUMENT OF POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP (size :.07MB)
REVISION IN THE CENTRALLY SPONSORED SCHEME OF POST-MATRIC 2010 (size :.04MB)
CALLING OF PROPOSALS FOR SEEKING DUE CENTRAL ASSISTANCE 2015 – 2016 (size :.16MB)