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Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC for studies in India

This is a centrally sponsored scheme. The expenditure is shared between centre and state in 50:50 ratio.  The aim of this Scheme is to motivate children of OBCs studying at pre-matric stage. The income ceiling for eligibility is Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum.  The scheme has been revised w.e.f. 2017-18.

The rates under the scheme are as follows:

Day Scholars:

Class I to X  Rs. 100/- p.m for 10 months.


Class III to X Rs. 500/- p.m. for 10 months.

In addition, Rs.500/- per student per annum to all students i.e. hostellers as well as day scholars is also given as Ad-hoc grant.


Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC for studies in India - revised w.e.f. 2017-18.  pdf (size :2.7MB)

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