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Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2017-18

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Oct-2017
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What is Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2017-18?

The Government of India invites applications from students of class 9 and 10 for Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2017-18. The main aim of this scheme is to provide the opportunities for higher education to the students having more than 40% disability (medically certified by the authority of State Government or UTs). The scheme provides support to study further to help them earn their livelihood and to live with dignity in the society.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • The students of class 9 and 10
  • The students having 40% or more disability (Loco mLocomotoral, Hearing, speech, mentally retarded, mentally ill, multiple, others)
  • The annual income of the family from all the sources should be less than INR 2 lac
  • The scholarship can be given to maximum of two children of the same family (admissible if second child is twins)

How can you apply ?

The application can be done online only 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.


Q. What documents are to be uploaded on Portal while applying for the scholarship (if needed)?

A. The following documents are to be uploaded:

  • Domicile Certificate
  • Student Photograph
  • Self-attested certificate of previous academic mark sheet
  • Fee receipt of current course year
  • Scanned copy of Aadhar Card or Enrollment
  • Income certificate issued by the Designated State or UT Authority
  • Proof of bank account in the name of student or joint account with mother or father
  • Disability Certificate

Terms and Conditions

Particulars of Scholarship:

  • Reader Allowance for blind scholar: INR 240 per month
  • Transport allowance: INR 160 per month
  • Escort allowance: INR 160 per month
  • Special allowance: INR 160 per month
  • Coaching allowance: INR 240 per month
  • Book Allowance: INR 1500 per annum
  • Scholars will receive enrolment/registration fee, tuition fee, union fee, library and magazine fee, exam fee, and other up to a maximum of INR 1.5 lac.
  • If the scholar failed for the first time the scholarship will be renewed, and for second and subsequent failure, the scholar will have to bear his/her own expenses.
  • If a scholar is unable to appear in the final exam, then the scholarship may be renewed for the next year but they provide the proof certifying illness or any other unforeseeable event
  • The fee will be transferred directly to the students' bank account
  • This scholarship is for completing the course however it is applicable for only 10 months in a year


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