Bihar Scholarship 2022 – Online Application, Eligibility and Last Dates

Bihar Scholarship opens a vast range of educational opportunities for the students who are permanent residents of the state. The Government of Bihar and other private organisations together offer a number of scholarships for meritorious and underprivileged students of the state. The key objective of each scholarship is to encourage and motivate deserving students to pursue further studies regardless of any financial constraints. Candidates from SC, ST, OBC and EBC categories are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

The article provides you with the highlights of all scholarships offered by the government of Bihar and other organisations. It covers information like the complete Bihar scholarship list, their key eligibility criteria, the detailed application process, tentative application period and award details.

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LATEST UPDATES

  • Bihar Post Matric scholarship registrations 2022-23 for SC, ST, BC, and EBC category students is expected to begin on 20th August 2022 and continue till 31st December 2022.
  • The last date to correct defective or rejected Bihar post matric scholarship applications by the students was 15th August 2022.
  • Physical verification of institution and student records from the District level will begin on 21st January 2022
  • It is imperative for students to check bank account status and current bank account details on the portal before 21st January 2022
  • Check the list of Finalized Students here

Bihar Scholarship – The Complete List

How many Bihar scholarships are available for you? When is the right time to apply for a scholarship? These are some obvious questions that arise in the minds of most of the students. The table given below contains the complete Bihar scholarship list along with their provider information and tentative application period. This will provide you with an insight into scholarships, which are available exclusively for the students of Bihar.

Eligible candidates can apply for a scholarship form online through the official website – www.pmsonline.bih.nic.in. The last date to apply for the scholarship (only 2019-20, 2020-21 registration) is 15th November 2022 (tentative). The registration for 2021-22 is expected to close on 31st December 2022.

Detailed Bihar Scholarship List

S.No. Scholarship Name Provider Name Application Period*
1. Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Bihar Backward and Extremely Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Bihar Between January and March
2. BC-EBC Post Matric Scholarship, Bihar Backward and Extremely Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Bihar Between January and March
3. ST-Post Matric Scholarship, Bihar Backward and Extremely Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Bihar Between January and March
4. Chief Minister Kanya Utthan Yojana for 10+2, Bihar Government of Bihar Runs throughout the year
5. Chief Minister Kanya Utthan Yojana for Graduation, Bihar Government of Bihar Runs throughout the year
6. Combined Counselling Board (CCB) Scholarship, Bihar Combined Counselling Board Between October and April

*The application period mentioned above is tentative and subject to change at the discretion of the scholarship provider.

Bihar Scholarship – Key Eligibility

Once you are aware of the complete Bihar scholarship list, you must be eager to know about the key eligibility conditions that you need to fulfil to apply for them. Though each scholarship has its own set of eligibility criteria to be followed, the one common condition that is applicable for all Bihar scholarships is that they are available for students who are domicile of Bihar state only. Get detailed eligibility criteria for each scholarship in the table given below.

Detailed Eligibility Criteria of Bihar Scholarship

S.No. Scholarship Name Category Eligibility Criteria
1. Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Bihar  For SC
  • The students studying at the post-matriculation level (class 11 to postgraduation level) can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must have passed the last qualifying examination.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2.50 Lakh.
  • They must not be in receipt of any other scholarship.
2. BC-EBC Post Matric Scholarship, Bihar  For BC/EBC
  •  The students studying at the post-matriculation level (class 11 to postgraduation level) can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must have passed the last qualifying examination
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1.50 Lakh.
  • They must not be in receipt of any other scholarship.
3. ST-Post Matric Scholarship, Bihar  For ST
  •  The students studying at the post-matriculation level (class 11 to postgraduation level) can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must have passed the last qualifying examination.
  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2.50 Lakh.
  • They must not be in receipt of any other scholarship.
4. Chief Minister Kanya Utthan Yojana for 10+2, Bihar  For girls
  •  The unmarried girl students of Bihar who have passed their class 12 examination from the Bihar School Examination Board can apply.
5. Chief Minister Kanya Utthan Yojana for Graduation, Bihar  For girls
  • The girl students who have completed their graduation from a government recognised/deemed to be a university can apply.
6. Combined Counselling Board (CCB) Scholarship, Bihar  For all
  • The students studying at the college/university level (pursuing diploma level, degree level or postgraduate level courses) can apply for this scholarship.
  • They must have passed the last qualifying examination with at least 40% to 50% marks.

Bihar Scholarship – Application Process

Can you apply for a Bihar post-matric scholarship online or offline? Where can you obtain the application form from? What are the steps to be followed to apply for a Bihar post-matric scholarship online? Is there any application fee charged by the government for this particular scholarship? Get all your questions related to the Bihar scholarship application process answered here in the table below. While most of the scholarships invite applications online, there are some school-level scholarships that prefer offline applications. Find out the detailed application process hereunder.

Detailed Application Process of Bihar Scholarship

S.No. Scholarship Name How to Apply?
1. Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Bihar Apply online through the Bihar Post-Matric Portal
2. BC-EBC Post Matric Scholarship, Bihar Apply online through the Bihar Post-Matric Portal
3. ST-Post Matric Scholarship, Bihar Apply online through the Bihar Post-Matric Portal
4. Chief Minister Kanya Utthan Yojana for 10+2, Bihar Apply online through the official website of Bihar Government
5. Chief Minister Kanya Utthan Yojana for Graduation, Bihar Apply online through the official website of Bihar Government
6. Combined Counselling Board (CCB) Scholarship, Bihar Apply online through the official website of Combined Counselling Board

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Bihar Scholarship – Rewards

What is the scholarship amount that each scholarship promises to offer? How many students will be benefitted from these scholarships? The amount of scholarships and the number of students getting benefitted from them varies from scholarship to scholarship. Furthermore, the government scholarships transfer the scholarship amount directly into the account of the beneficiaries through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT). Know what each scholarship holds for you in the table given below.

Award Details of Bihar Scholarship

S.No. Scholarship Name Award Details
1. Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Bihar
  • Maintenance allowance of up to INR 1200 per month (for hostellers) and INR 550 per month (for day scholars) for 10 months
  • An additional allowance of up to INR 240 per month for students with disabilities
  • Reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees
  • Study tour charges of up to INR 1600 per annum
  • Thesis typing and printing charges of up to INR 1600 for research scholars
2. BC-EBC Post Matric Scholarship, Bihar
  • Variable financial assistance
3. ST-Post Matric Scholarship, Bihar
  • Maintenance allowance of up to INR 1200 per month (for hostellers) and INR 550 per month (for day scholars) for 10 months
  • An additional allowance of up to INR 240 per month for students with disabilities
  • Reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees
  • Study tour charges of up to INR 1600 per annum
  • Thesis typing and printing charges of up to INR 1600 for research scholars
4. Chief Minister Kanya Utthan Yojana for 10+2, Bihar
  • INR 10,000
5. Chief Minister Kanya Utthan Yojana for Graduation, Bihar
  • INR 25,000 (one-time financial assistance)
6. Combined Counselling Board (CCB) Scholarship, Bihar
  • Scholarships from INR 1 Lakh to 3 Lakh

The list of scholarships is not limited to the above-mentioned names. There are several other scholarships for which the students of Bihar can apply. Get more information about these Bihar scholarships hereunder.

BTSE Bihar Talent Search Examination

Organised jointly by the Lok Kalyan Parishad and Mployd Edutech Pvt. Ltd., this scholarship is available for students who qualify for the Bihar Talent Search Examination and are studying in Class VII to X. The selected students get financial assistance of up to INR 20,000 as well as gift items such as laptops, notepads, tab, smartwatches and other gift hampers as part of the scholarship.

Post Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

This scholarship is for disabled students who are studying in class 11 to postgraduation. The applicants for this scholarship must have at least 40 percent of disability, be certified by the competent medical authority of the state government or UTs and annual family income must be less than INR 2.5 lakh. The amount of scholarship that the students will receive includes maintenance allowance, book allowance, disability allowance, etc.

Ministry of Labour and Employment Pre-Matric Scholarship

This scholarship is run by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India. This scheme is for the students who are studying from classes 1 to 10 and are wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM workers. Selected students will receive a scholarship amount of up to INR 1840 under this scheme.

Ministry of Labour and Employment Post-Matric Scholarship

Just like the pre-matric scholarship, the Ministry of Labour and Employment also offers a post-matric scholarship for students studying in class 11 to postgraduation level (including diploma courses) who are the wards of Beedi/Cine/IOMC/LSDM workers. The scholars selected under this scheme will receive a scholarship up to INR 15,000.

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Bihar Scholarship – QnA 

Q. Where can a student find relevant details of Bihar scholarships?

The students can refer to the official government website of Bihar state to get relevant information about Bihar scholarships.

Q. When will the Bihar scholarship 2022 for SC/ST/BC/EBC students be announced?

The Government of Bihar generally offers the Post-Matric scholarship to SC/ST/BC/EBC students between the month of January and March. However, the dates can change as per Bihar government.

Q. How many Post-Matric scholarships are disbursed to students every year by Bihar state government?

A total of 3 lakh students get benefitted through the post-matric scholarships offered by the Bihar state government.

Q. How can a student apply for Post-Matric Scholarships for SC/ST/BC/EBC candidates?

The applications for Post-Matric Scholarships for SC/ST/BC/EBC candidates are invited through the official Bihar Post Matric scholarship portal. To apply for these scholarships, the students have to visit the official website and register. Once registered, the applicants have to log in to proceed with the application process. Fill in all required details and upload the necessary documents before submitting the scholarship application form.

Q. How can a student apply for the chief minister scholarship scheme?

To apply for the Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme, the students need to visit the Edudbt portal of Bihar Government.

Q. How can a student track the status of his/her scholarship application?

The process to track the scholarship application is simple. For Post-Matric Scholarships, the students need to visit the official website of the Bihar Post Matric scholarship portal and log in to their user dashboard to track their application status.

Q. What are the other scholarship opportunities available for students other than Bihar government scholarships?

There are some private organisations as well that offer scholarship for students domiciled in Bihar. Refer to the tables given above to get the information.

 

List of State Scholarship portal are as follows:

Scholarships for Uttar Pradesh

UP Scholarship

Scholarships for Maharashtra

Mahadbt

Post Matric Scholarships disbursements through ePass

Epass Scholarship

Jnanabhumi online portal of Government of Andhra Pradesh

Jnanabhumi

scholarship portal of Jharkhand

E Kalyan Scholarship

Government of Madhya Pradesh, MP scholarships

MP Scholarship

Karnataka education board, ePASS Karnataka

Epass Karnataka Scholarship

TS epass scholarship is offrering by Telangana Govt

Telangana Epass

Scholarship Portal Government of Punjab

Punjab Scholarship

E-Grantz portal, Government of Kerala

E Grantz

Minorities under Government of Karnataka, GOKDOM

Gokdom

Oasis scholarship portal, West Bengal scholarships

Oasis Scholarship

Chhattisgarh Scholarship Portal

CG Scholarship Portal

SJE Rajasthan Scholarship Portal, Government of Rajasthan

SJE Scholarship

Digital Gujarat scholarship, Government of Gujarat.

Gujarat Scholarship

HP ePass scholarship portal, Himachal Pradesh

HP Epass Scholarship

West Bengal Scholarship Schemes, West Bengal

West Bengal Scholarship

Government of Bihar Post-Matric scholarship SC/ST/BC/EBC

Bihar Scholarship

Scholarship for BC, MBC and Minorities, Govt of TamilNadu

TN Scholarship