E-Kalyan is a dedicated online scholarship portal introduced for hassle-free implementation and disbursement of scholarships to students. The governments of states like Bihar and Jharkhand have introduced their respective E-Kalyan portals for effective implementation of the schemes they offer. While the E-Kalyan Jharkhand portal enlists the scholarships run by the Scheduled Tribe, Scheduled Caste, Minority and Backward Class Welfare Department, the E-Kalyan Bihar portal enlists the schemes offered by the Department of Social Welfare, Department of Education, Department of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Welfare and others.
The common objective of both the portals is to ensure accountable, transparent and student-centric administration for their citizens. Which scholarships are listed on these portals? What are the features offered? Get answers to all these questions in this article. Read further to know every relevant detail related to both the E-Kalyan portals and the scholarships listed on them.
E-Kalyan Jharkhand Portal, run by the Scheduled Tribe, Scheduled Caste, Minority and Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Jharkhand, offers scholarships for students who are domiciles of Jharkhand state. The portal enlists scholarships for students belonging to SC, ST and Backward Class categories who are pursuing studies at post-matriculation or post-secondary level. Introduced with an objective of providing easy accessibility to scholarship information, hassle-free online application and helping the institutions to verify scholarship applications, the portal enlists the following scholarships –
1. Post-Matric (Within and Outside State) Scholarships for ST Students
2. Post-Matric (Within and Outside State) Scholarships for SC Students
3. Post-Matric (Within and Outside State) Scholarships for BC Students
The applications for these scholarships can be made through the E-Kalyan Jharkhand portal. Students who fulfil the specified eligibility conditions may apply. The table given below highlights the key features of the portal.
E-Kalyan Jharkhand – Key Features
|Key Features||Important URLs|
|Applying for Scholarship Schemes||Click here|
|Student Registration/Login||Click here|
|Check Scholarship Eligibility||Click here|
Similar to E-Kalyan Jharkhand, the E-Kalyan Bihar portal is a dedicated online portal of Bihar Government. The portal lists all schemes offered by different government departments like Social Welfare Department, Department of Education, Department of Minority Welfare, Backward Classes Welfare Department and others. The students, who are domiciles of Bihar state can apply for the schemes available on this portal. The key scholarships that are listed on this portal include –
1. Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana for Class 10+2 Girls
2. Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana for Graduate Students
Both these scholarships are meant for meritorious girl students to help them pursue their dream academic career. The students who find themselves eligible for any of these scholarships can apply online through the E-Kalyan Bihar portal. Furthermore, the table given below highlights the key features of this portal.
E-Kalyan Bihar – Key Features
|Key Features||Important URLs|
|Applying for scholarship for Class 10+2 girls||Click here|
|Applying for scholarship for graduate students||Click here|
|Track application status of scholarship for Class 10+2 girls||Click here|
|Track application status of scholarship for graduate students||Click here|
E-Kalyan Scholarships – FAQs
✔️ Q. What is the last date to apply for scholarships on E-Kalyan portal?
The application timeline to apply for scholarships on E-Kalyan Jharkhand portal lies between July and December. However, to apply for scholarships on the E-Kalyan Bihar portal, no timeline has been specified. The students are thus advised to visit the official website of the respective portals to keep track of the application deadline for each scholarship listed.
✔️ Q. How much scholarship can a student get through the E-Kalyan portal?
The amount of financial assistance given to students under different schemes at both the E-Kalyan portals varies from scholarship to scholarship. The maximum amount of scholarship that a student can receive is INR 25,000.
✔️ Q. How can a student get a scholarship in Jharkhand?
To avail the benefits of scholarships in Jharkhand, the students must visit the E-Kalyan Jharkhand portal. It enlists all the scholarships available for SC, ST and BC category students. If you fulfil the scholarship eligibility for any of the scholarships available, you can apply for them online only through the E-Kalyan portal.
✔️ Q. What is E-Kalyan Scholarship?
E-Kalyan scholarship is a broad term for scholarships that are listed on the E-Kalyan portal of Jharkhand and Bihar. These scholarships are meant to support the studies of meritorious underprivileged students who are domiciles of Jharkhand and Bihar respectively.
✔️ Q. How to check E-Kalyan Scholarship Status?
If you wish to track the status of your scholarship application on any of the E-Kalyan portals, you need to visit their respective official websites and login using your registered user ID and password. Also, the students have the provision to track their scholarship application status through ‘Track Application Status’ links at E-Kalyan Bihar Portal. For this, they have to visit the application page of respective scholarships and track their status using the registration number.