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Dr Ambedkar Scholarship, Tripura – Awards, Eligibility and Application Process

Dr Ambedkar Scholarship, Tripura is a Centrally-sponsored scholarship scheme which is run by the Directorate of Higher Education under the Government of Tripura. With the focus to help the students of Economically Backward Class (EBC) in completing their education, the scholarship provides financial assistance to post-matric level students. Dr Ambedkar Scholarship for Tripura students is generally active during the month of December every year.

In this article, we have covered the complete information about Dr Ambedkar Scholarship, Tripura. The information includes details about scholarship objective, eligibility, awards, deadline, application process and more. Find a brief account of all these details in the table given below.

Brief Details of Dr Ambedkar Scholarship, Tripura

S.No. Particulars Details
1. Objective The key objective of Dr Ambedkar Scholarship of Tripura is to financially help the EBC students so that they can complete their education without worrying about any monetary constraints.
2. Awards The value of scholarship includes:
  • Maintenance allowance
  • Reader charges for blind students
  • Reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees
  • Other miscellaneous charges
3. Application deadline* 15th February 2021
4. Eligibility
  • EBC students of Tripura other than SC, ST & OBC
  • Class 11 and above
  • Annual income not more than INR 2.5 Lakh

* The application deadline mentioned is applicable for the academic year 2020-21 and may change next year as per the discretion of the scholarship provider.

Dr Ambedkar Scholarship, Tripura – Awards

Under Dr Ambedkar Scholarship for Tripura, the candidates belonging to the category of EBC receive a scholarship which funds their education for the entire period of course. For this, the candidates must fulfil the conditions laid down for the renewal of the scholarship. Given below is a detailed description of awards received by students under Dr Ambedkar scholarship scheme.

Award Details of Dr Ambedkar Scholarship of Tripura

S.No. Particulars Scholarship amount
1. Maintenance charges for Group ‘A’ students of Degree, PG courses including PhD, M.Phil, Post-Doctoral in Medicine/Engineering/Management, PG Diploma in different fields of management & medicine, CA/CS/ICWA/ICFA, LLM, etc. A monthly allowance of INR 750 per month to hostellers and INR 350 per month to day scholars is provided.


2. Maintenance allowance for Group ‘B’ students of Graduation/Post graduation courses which lead to Degree, Diploma, Certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B.Pharma), Nursing, LLB, para-medical courses, Mass Comm, Hotel Management, MA/M.Sc./M.Com/M.Ed./M.Pharma. etc. INR 510 per month is given to hostellers and INR 335 per month is given to day scholars.
3. Maintenance charges for Group ‘C’ students of BA/B.Com/B.Sc., etc. courses A monthly allowance of INR 400 per month to hostellers and INR 210 per month to day scholars is provided.
4. Maintenance allowance for Group ‘D’ which includes Class 11 and 12, ITI, 3-year Diploma, Polytechnic students Under this scholarship, INR 260 per month to hostellers and INR 160 per month to day scholars is provided.
5. Reader charges for blind students of Group ‘A’ and ‘B’ INR 175 per month
6. Reader charges for blind students of Group ‘C’ INR 130 per month
7. Reader charges for blind students of Group ‘D’ A monthly allowance of INR 90 is given to selected scholars.
8. Study tour charges to students of professional/technical courses Up to INR 900 per annum
9. Thesis typing or printing charges to research scholars Up to INR 1,000

Note: Those scholars who are entitled to get free lodging and boarding receive a maintenance charge at 1/3rd of hosteller’s rate.

Besides the allowances mentioned above, the selected students also get enrolment/ registration, tuition, games, union, library, magazine, medical examination and several other fees that are compulsorily paid to the institution or university/board. Also, those students who are pursuing their education through correspondence/distance learning receive reimbursement of non-refundable fees and an annual allowance of INR 900 for the purchase of essentials/prescribed books.

To read more about Tripura scholarships, click on ‘Top Scholarships for Students of Tripura’.

Dr Ambedkar Scholarship, Tripura – Eligibility

In order to apply for Dr Ambedkar Scholarship of Tripura, the candidates first need to make sure that they fulfil the prescribed eligibility conditions. One such condition is that the student must be the permanent resident of the state of Tripura. For other eligibility criteria, take a look at the list given below.

  • The applicant must be studying in India and should belong to the EBC category of Tripura. They must be from the general category other than SC, ST and OBC.
  • The annual family income from all sources must not be more than INR 2.5 Lakh.
  • The applicants must be pursuing recognised post-matric courses from government institutions with a few exceptions such as students of Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) course and other aviation-linked courses.
  • Those students who after completing one stage of education like B.A. are studying at the same stage such as B.Com., are ineligible for the scholarship.
  • Also, the candidates who are pursuing PG courses in medicine can avail the scholarship benefits if they are not allowed to practice during the period of their course.

Dr Ambedkar Scholarship, Tripura – Application Process

If you are eligible for Dr Ambedkar Scholarship of Tripura, you can apply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP). Follow the steps mentioned below to apply for the scholarship.

Step 1: First, the candidates need to register with NSP. Upon registration, the candidates receive application ID and password on their registered mobile number.

Step 2: Now, the candidates must log in with the NSP using the registered ID and password.

Step 3: Upon logging on NSP, students receive an OTP on their registered mobile number which must be used to change the password (a mandatory step).

Step 4: Now, the students must fill-in all the required details and upload the necessary documents to complete their application form and finally, submit it.

Dr Ambedkar Scholarship, Tripura – Key Documents

Before filling the application form of Dr Ambedkar Scholarship of Tripura, the students must make sure that they have the scanned copies of all the necessary documents. Find below the list of these document that a candidate must have with him/her.

  • Passport size photograph
  • Attested copy of diploma/degree/certificates etc. in respect of all examinations passed
  • Income certificate of the parents/guardians
  • Aadhaar Card

Also read: Dr Ambedkar Scholarship, Chandigarh – All You Need to Know

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