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Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities 2017-18


  • Eligibility: Class 11 to Ph.D.
  • Benefits: Admission, course, tuition fee, maintenance allowance


The Government of India invites applications from students of class 11 and 12 for Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities 2017-18. The main aim of this scheme is to provide the opportunities for higher education to weaker sections of minority communities i.e Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians/Parsis to enhance their employability rate.


Email:, Phone: 01206619540


  • The students of class 11,12, graduate, post graduate, technical or vocational courses, M.Phil or Ph.D
  • The students belong to the minority community (Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians/Parsis)
  • The students who have scored at least 50% marks or equivalent in the previous exam
  • The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2 lac from all the sources
  • The scholarship can be given to maximum of two children of the same family


The application can be done online with the following steps:

Step 1: Click here before applying online

Step 2: Click on "New User? Register"

Step 3: Scroll down to click on "Continue"

Step 4: Fill the details to register

Step 5: An application id and password will be generated on the computer screen and an OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number

Step 6: Enter OTP number and confirm.

Step 7: Now, start filling the form.

Step 8: Click on "Final Submit" to submit the application form.

Note: The concerned State Government/Union Territory Administration will supply the application forms, till such time computerized systems are made operational by the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations. The application forms should be received back along with requisite certificates/certifications within the stipulated period.

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