MahaDBT or Aaple Sarkar DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) is a commendable online scholarship portal by the Government of Maharashtra. It hosts around 38 post-matric scholarships for the reserved category students who are domiciles of Maharashtra. These scholarships are provided by 8 distinct departments of the State Government of Maharashtra.
The scholarships are granted through the MahaDBT portal based on merit and category. The MahaDBT scholarship application process for the academic year 2020-21 has started from 3rd December 2020. Students, who wish to apply for the scholarships on this portal can do it by 31st January 2021 (tentative date).
Buddy4Study advises students to go through the detailed information and step by step MahaDBT login instructions to avoid any last-minute errors or mistakes.
The MahaDBT Scholarship Scheme 2020-21 offers financial assistance to students of Class 11 and 12. As per the scholarship notification, the student should score 75% or more in Class 10 to apply for this scholarship.
|Name of the Portal||MahaDBT (Maharashtra Direct Benefit Transfer)|
|Other Name of Scholarship||Direct Benefit Transfer|
|Scholarship Granted by||Government of Maharashtra|
|Beneficiaries include||Students belonging from reserved category in Maharashtra|
|Benefits||Variable benefits, as per the scholarship applied for|
|Official MahaDBT Login Web Portal||https://mahadbtmahait.gov.in/login/login|
Students can find important events related to Maharashtra DBT Scholarship 2020-21 and their respective dates in the table below:
|Start Date to Apply for Scholarship||3rd December 2020|
|Last Date to Apply||31st January 2021|
|Disbursement of scholarships||March 2021|
|Dates to Redeem scholarships||April 2021|
*The dates mentioned above are applicable for the current academic year. It may change on the discretion of the scholarship provider.
Students who wish to enrol themselves and apply for MahaDBT scholarships must have the access to scanned copies of their marks card, family income certificates, and other important documents before moving ahead to the registration and MahaDBT login process.
There are two methods with the help of which students can register themselves for the MahaDBT scholarship programme.
Registration Method 1:
MahaDBT Registration Options
As per the first method, students can register on MahaDBT by following any of the 2 ways mentioned below:
Step 2 – Then, students need to click on ‘How to Apply Online?’ option present on the homepage
Step 3 – Students will be redirected to a new window where they have to choose a Registration Option’
UID based Registration
Non-UID based Registration
2. Click on the tab titled ‘New Applicant Registration’
3. Enter the required information such as Name of the applicant, Username, Password, Confirm Password, OTP for Email ID and OTP for Mobile number
4. In case of Email ID and mobile number, a verification OTP will be sent to the email address and mobile number
5. Enter the OTP numbers
6. Click on ‘Register’
7. You will be redirected to UID based registration page
8. Enter your Aadhar number
9. The next step involves authentication. You can choose between biometric authentication or OTP (One Time Password) authentication
10. On choosing the OTP option, an OTP number will be sent to your registered mobile number. After verification, all your registered information will be displayed
11. Now create a username and password for login purpose
1. Visit the MahaDBT website
2. Navigate to the ‘Applicant Login’ tab at the right-hand side of the MahaDBT login screen and click on it
3. A new Login window will open
4. Enter your created Username and Password
5. Click on Login
In case a student forgets the username that he/she had created for MahaDBT login ID, they need to follow these steps:
Candidates can reset their passwords by following the below instructions:
Note: Your password should contain alphabets and at least one symbol and number
the MahaDBT login page
There is a set of procedures that students have to follow to renew their MahaDBT scholarship application.
Note: The applicants have to pass the previous examination to renew their application. In case a student fails in the previous year or semester, they will not be paid any scholarship.
Maharashtra Government hosts around 38 post-matric scholarships schemes. Students can find below a brief overview of what they can expect from various scholarship programmes.
|SI No.||Name of the Scholarship||Concerned Department||Eligibility||Monthly Benefits|
|1||Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship||Social Justice and Special Assistance Department|| ||Day Scholar: |
Hosteller (Amount in Rupees per month):
|2||Rajarshri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship|| || |
|3||Post-Matric Scholarship for persons with disability|| ||Day Scholar: |
|4||Post Matric Scholarship Scheme||Tribal Development Department|| ||Hostellers |
P.S. – These students are also entitled to some other allowances.
|5||Scholarship to Meritorious students possessing Mathematics /Physics||Directorate of Higher Education (DHE)|| || |
|6||State Government Open Merit Scholarship|| || |
|7||Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Shikshan Shulkh Shishyavrutti Scheme|| || |
|8||Merit Scholarships for Economically Backward Class Students||School Education and Sports Department|| ||For hosteller |
|9||Open Merit Scholarships in Junior College|| || |
|10||Post Matric Scholarship to SBC Students||VJNT, OBC, and SBC Welfare Department|| ||Hostellers |
|11||Post Matric Scholarship to OBC Students|| ||Day Scholars |
|12||Post Matric Scholarship to VJNT Students|| ||Day Scholars |
|13||Scholarship Scheme for State Minority Communities Pursuing Higher Professional Education/All Post H.S.C Courses||Minority Development Department|| || |
|14||State Minority Scholarship Part II|| || |
Read More: Detailed List of MahaDBT Scholarships
Any student who belongs to a minority category (SC/ST/OBC) and is a domicile of Maharashtra can apply for MahaDBT scholarship.
Students who want to change their password need to visit the MahaDBT login page and click on the ‘Forgot Password’ option. Read the detailed procedure in the article above.
Yes. Aadhar number is important to register for the MahaDBT Scholarship programme.
No. The renewal process can only be done by logging into the MahaDBT login portal and following the detailed steps explained in the above article. There is no other method to renew the MahaDBT Scholarship application.
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