SCHEME OF'POST-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS BELONGING TO MINORITY COMMUNITIES

SCHEME OF POST-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS BELONGING TO MINORITY COMMUNITIES 


OBJECTIVE 

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.

SCOPE

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.


ELIGIBILITY FOR POST-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS BELONGING TO MINORITY COMMUNITIES 

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.

DISTRIBUTION

Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain and Zoroastrians (Parsis) have been notified as minority communities under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992. The distribution of scholarship among the States/Union Territories will be made on the basis of population of the above notified minorities in the States/ Union Territories of Census 2001.

EARMARKING FOR GIRL STUDENTS

30% of scholarship will be earmarked for girl students. In case sufficient number of eligible girl students are not available, then the balance earmarked scholarships may be awarded to eligible boy students.

DURATION

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

RENEWAL OF SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship, once awarded, may be renewed during the next academic year of the course on the production of certificate that the student has secured 50% marks in the examination.


PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING : The scheme is implemented through National Scholarship Portal (NSP). It is mandatory for all students to apply online on the website of this Ministry

www.scholarships.gov.in.

 The list of documents to be scanned & uploaded for both Fresh and Renewal Scholarships as under:

a) Student Photo. (Mandatory).

b) Institution Verification Form. (Mandatory).

c) Self declaration of lncome Certificate by the student. (Mandatory).

d) Self declaration of community by the student. (Mandatory).

e) In case of Fresh: Self Attested Certificate of 'Previous Academic Mark sheet' as filled in Form. (Mandatory).

In case of Renewal: Self-Attested Cedficate of Previous Year Marksheet As filled in the Form. (Mandatory).

g) Fee Receipt of current course year. (Mandatory).

h) Proof of Bank Account in the name of student. (Mandatory).

i) Aadhaar Card (optional).

j) Residential Certificate.(Mandatory).

RATE OF SCHOLARSHIP:





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