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E-Kalyan Jharkhand 2021 – A Dedicated Online Scholarship Portal for Jharkhand Students

E-Kalyan Jharkhand is a renowned online scholarship portal of Jharkhand run by Scheduled Tribe, Scheduled Caste, Minority and Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Jharkhand. The portal not only enlists the scholarships provided by the department but also invites applications from eligible students every year. The key objective behind the e-Kalyan Jharkhand portal is to achieve transparency and accountability in scholarship implementation and disbursement. It also speeds up the process of processing applications, sanctioning and disbursement of the scholarships.


Which are the schemes available on the e-Kalyan portal? When can you apply for these scholarships? How can you apply for the scholarships through e-Kalyan? What are the necessary documents required for the application? Get the answer to all these questions in this article. It covers every significant aspect of the portal including the list of scholarships, their eligibility, the application process, documents required and more.

Latest Update: The applications for Post-Matric (Within State & Outside State) scholarships 2020-21 are open. The last date to apply is 10th February 2021. Apply now!

E-Kalyan Jharkhand -What is it?

The e-Kalyan portal acts as a one-stop platform for the implementation and disbursement of various scholarship schemes run by the department. The portal lists the scholarships available for SC, ST, and BC students who are studying at the post-matriculation level. It offers various features for both the students and the institutions that include –

  • Easy accessibility to the scholarship information
  • Hassle-free online scholarship application
  • Helps the institutions to verify the scholarship application online

E-Kalyan Jharkhand -List of Scholarships

When a student visits the e-Kalyan Jharkhand portal, he/she can find a number of scholarships under three categories namely, pre-matric scholarship, post-matric (within state) scholarship and post-matric (outside state) scholarship). However, it only invites online applications for the post-matric scholarships (including both within and outside the state). The table given below highlights the list of scholarships available for SC, ST and BC students at the portal.

Detailed List of E-Kalyan Jharkhand Scholarships

S.No. Scholarship Name Application Period*
1. Post-Matric (Within and Outside State) Scholarship for ST students Between July and December
2. Post-Matric (Within and Outside State) Scholarship for SC students Between July and December
3. Post-Matric (Within and Outside State) Scholarship for BC students Between July and December

*The application period mentioned above is tentative and may change on the discretion of the scholarship provider.


E-Kalyan Jharkhand -Key Eligibility

Before you head on to apply for a scholarship on the e-Kalyan Jharkhand portal, you need to make sure that you fulfil all the prescribed eligibility criteria. The key eligibility conditions applicable to all e-Kalyan Jharkhand scholarships include –

  • The student must be a domicile or permanent resident of Jharkhand state and belong to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) or Backward Class (BC).
  • They must be studying at institutions recognised by the Government of Jharkhand/Competent authority in Jharkhand.
  • The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2.5 Lakh (for SC/ST candidates) and INR 1.5 Lakh (for BC candidates).

E-Kalyan Jharkhand -Step-Wise Application Process

Irrespective of the scholarship you want to apply for, the application process of all Jharkhand scholarships remains the same. What are the steps that you need to follow to apply through e-Kalyan Jharkhand? The answer to this question is given hereunder.

Step 1: Student Registration

  • Visit the e-Kalyan Jharkhand portal.
  • Go to ‘Scholarship Registration’ section.
  • Click on ‘Register/Sign up’ button to start the registration.
  • Provide your basic personal details and register.

E-Kalyan Jharkhand – Scholarship Registration

E-Kalyan Jharkhand- Student Registration

Step 2: Logging in to the student dashboard

  • Click on student login.
  • Log in by using your registered email/login name/mobile number and password.

E-Kalyan Jharkhand – Student Login

Step 3: Filling the scholarship application

  • After a successful login, the students need to click on the ‘Apply Online’ button to start with the scholarship application.
  • Select the scholarship you want to apply for.
  • Fill in all required details such as academic details, personal details, account details, communication address and other details in the scholarship application form.
  • Upload all supporting documents.
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button.

Step 4: Take the print-out of the application form

  • After successful submission of the application form, the students are required to take its print out.
  • Sign the form and upload it by clicking on the ‘Upload Documents Online’ button.

E-Kalyan Jharkhand -Application Status

Once the students have successfully submitted their online scholarship application through e-Kalyan, they can further track the actual status of their application by following the below-given steps –

Step 1: Visit the e-Kalyan portal.

Step 2: Click on ‘Student Login’.

Step 3: Log in to the dashboard using your respective login credentials.

Step 4: Click on ‘Application Status’ button.

E-Kalyan Jharkhand -Key Documents Required

While applying for any scholarship on the e-Kalyan Jharkhand portal, the students are required to attach some important documents in support of their application. It is advised to the students that they prepare the scanned copies of all supporting documents before starting the application. Also, the maximum size limit of documents upload on the e-Kalyan Jharkhand portal is 150 KB. The list of key documents includes –

  • Photograph of the student
  • Bonafide certificate along with the fee structure
  • Income certificate
  • Residence certificate
  • Mark sheet of the previous qualifying examination
  • Caste certificate
  • Bank passbook

E-Kalyan Jharkhand -Key Statistics

The tables given below highlight the key statistics of scholarships available on the E-Kalyan Jharkhand portal for past academic years.

For Academic Year 2020-21

Scholarship Name Total Registrations Verified Applications Sanctioned Applications
Pre-Matric Scholarship
Post-Matric Scholarship Within State 446,212 386,414
Post-Matric Scholarship Outside State 6,354 4,322

For Academic Year 2019-20

Scholarship Name Total Registrations Verified Applications Sanctioned Applications
Pre-Matric Scholarship 2,480,922 2,160,675 2,135,247
Post-Matric Within State Scholarship 371,391 289,199 267,679
Post-Matric Outside State Scholarship 9,176 6,052 5,351

For Academic Year 2018-19

Scholarship Name Total Registrations Verified Applications Sanctioned Applications
Pre-Matric Scholarship 2,622,596 2,390,558 2,374,950
Post-Matric Within State Scholarship 350,374 274,693 259,638
Post-Matric Outside State Scholarship 11,285 7,821 7,605

E-Kalyan Jharkhand -FAQs

Q. What is the last date of e-Kalyan Jharkhand?

The application timeline for scholarships available on e-Kalyan Jharkhand portal generally fall in the month of September to February. It may vary or change as per the discretion of the scholarship provider. For the academic year 2020-21, the last date to apply for e-Kalyan scholarship was 10th February 2021.

Q. How much scholarship can a student get from e-Kalyan Jharkhand?

The amount of financial assistance given to students under e-Kalyan Jharkhand scholarship varies from scholarship to scholarship based on the level of education a student is pursuing. It generally includes a maintenance allowance, ad-hoc grant and other benefits.

Q. What should a student do if he/she does not find his/her institution name in the drop-down menu?

In case, the students do not find their institution name, they can contact the helpdesk number of the e-Kalyan Jharkhand portal or their respective District Welfare Officer (DWO) for assistance.

Q. How can a student check his/her scholarship status?

The portal also allows its users to check the status of the scholarship they have applied for. To do so, the students need to login to the portal with either student/login name, email, or mobile number and password. Once the dashboard opens, the students need to click on the 'Application Status' tab to get the latest updates.

Q. What is an e-Kalyan Jharkhand scholarship?

An e-Kalyan Jharkhand scholarship is a broad term for the scholarships that are listed on the e-Kalyan portal of Jharkhand. Offered by the Scheduled Tribe, Scheduled Caste, Minority and Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Jharkhand, these scholarships are meant for domicile students of Jharkhand who are studying at the post-matriculation level.

Q. Can a student edit the scholarship application form on e-Kalyan Jharkhand?

Yes, the students can edit their scholarship application form as long as they have not submitted it. Once they finally submit the application form, they are not allowed to make any changes until and unless asked for.

E-Kalyan Jharkhand – Contact Details

In case, you come across any query related to the scholarships or their application, you can reach out to the e-Kalyan Jharkhand portal at the contact details given below –

E-Kalyan Jharkhand Helpdesk Number: 040-23120591, 040-23120592, 040-23120593

Email: helpdeskekalyan@gmail.com


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