MahaDBT Login 2022 – Process, Reset Username and Password, Renew Scholarship

Mahadbt Login – 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 of Maharashtra’s domiciles. 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 2021-22 started on 31st December 2021. Students, who wish to apply for the scholarship renewal on this portal for the academic year 2020-21 can do it by 31st May 2021. For fresh registration (A.Y 2021-22), the last date to apply for the online scholarship will also be 31st May 2022.

Buddy4Study advises students to go through the detailed information and step by step MahaDBT login instructions to avoid any last-minute errors or mistakes. 

MahaDBT Login – Important Highlights

The MahaDBT Scholarship Scheme 2021-22 offers financial assistance to students of Classes 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 PortalMahaDBT (Maharashtra Direct Benefit Transfer)
Other Name of ScholarshipDirect Benefit Transfer
Scholarship Granted byGovernment of Maharashtra
Registration ProcessOnline
Beneficiaries includeStudents belonging to reserved category in Maharashtra
BenefitsVariable  benefits, as per the scholarship applied for
Official MahaDBT Login Web Portal

MahaDBT Login – Important Dates

Students can find important events related to Maharashtra DBT Scholarship 2021-22 and their respective dates in the table below:

Start Date to Apply for Scholarship31st December 2021
Last Date to Apply31st May 2022
Disbursement of scholarshipsTo be announced
Dates to Redeem scholarshipsTo be announced

*The dates mentioned above are applicable for the current academic year. It may change at the discretion of the scholarship provider.

MahaDBT Registration – Step by Step Process

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:

  • UID based Registration 
  • Non-UID based Registration

Step 1 – Visit the MahaDBT website or directly visit the MahaDBT login page

Step 2 – Then, students need to click on the ‘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

  • In case of UID based Registration, students have to enter their Aadhar Number, select the OTP option and click on Send OTP button
  • They will receive OTP via SMS on the phone number, which is linked to their Aadhaar card number

Non-UID based Registration

  • For Non-UID based Registration, if the students choose that they do not have an Aadhar number or Aadhar registration ID, they will be asked to enter a valid email ID and click ‘Get OTP’ for Email ID verification
  • They will receive OTP at their provided email address
  • After entering the OTP, they have to enter a valid mobile number and again click ‘Get OTP’ for mobile number verification
  • Students need to enter the OTP received on their mobile phones, fill out the form and click ‘Save’

Registration Method 2: 

1. Visit the official Aaple Sarkar DBT or MahaDBT login portal

2. Click on the tab titled ‘New Applicant Registration’

3. Enter the required information such as the 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

How to Login to MahaDBT Scholarship Portal?

1. Visit the MahaDBT website

2. Navigate to the ‘Applicant Login’ tab on the right-hand side of the MahaDBT login screen and click on it

3. A new Login window will open 

4. Enter the created Username and Password

5. Click on Login

MahaDBT Login – How to Reset Login Name/User Name?

In case a student forgets the username that he/she had created for MahaDBT login ID, they need to follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official MahaDBT login portal
  2. Click on ‘Applicant Login’ 
  3. When the Login page opens, click on ‘Forgot Username’
  4. Enter details such as the Full name of the applicant (by profile), Mobile number and Date of birth
  5. Click on ‘Get User Name’
  6. A new pop up screen will be displayed with the message ‘Your Username Successfully sent to your Registered Mobile Number’
  7. The candidates will receive an SMS – ‘Dear “Applicant Name” your username is “user name”. Save the details for future reference

MahaDBT Login – How to Reset MahaDBT Password?

Candidates can reset their passwords by following the below instructions:

  1. Visit the official MahaDBT login portal
  2. Click on ‘Applicant Login’ 
  3. When the Login page opens, click on ‘Forgot Password’
  4. Now, enter your ‘Username’
  5. A popup window will appear displaying ‘OTP has been sent Successfully to the registered Mobile number’
  6. Click on ‘OK’ displaying on the popup window
  7. Enter the OTP number in the box below ‘Username’
  8. A new window ‘Change Password’ will open
  9. Now enter the old password, new password and confirm the new password
  10. Finally, click on ‘Change Password’

Note: Your password should contain alphabets and at least one symbol and number 

Documents required for MahaDBT Scholarship 2021-22 Application Process

  • Domicile certificate
  • Income certificate
  • HSC and SSC certificates
  • Affidavit and Aadhar
  • PAN card details
  • Fee receipt
  • College bonafide certificate
  • Caste validity certificate
  • CAP allotment letter
  • Hostel certificate
  • Scanned photograph of a candidate in JPEG format

How to Redeem MahaDBT Scholarship 2021-22?

  • If a candidate is selected for the Aaple Sarkar DBT scholarship, they will receive a link to redeem the scholarships via SMS or email
  • The candidate needs to click on the received link, which will direct him/her to the MahaDBT login page
  • Log in using your username and password 
  • Click on ‘My Applied Schemes’
  • Check the redeem status option
  • Click on the ‘Redeem’ tab

MahaDBT Login – Renewing MahaDBT Scholarship 2021-22

There is a set of procedures that students have to follow to renew their MahaDBT scholarship application.

  • Visit the MahaDBT login page
  • Enter the username and password
  • Click on the current course and add the new semester/year
  • Add the past qualification/last examination 
  • Upload the required documents such as mark sheet, hostel details, etc.
  • Choose among the current scheme
  • Click ‘Yes’ for MahaDBT application form renewal
  • Finally, click on ‘Submit’

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.

MahaDBT Login – Scholarship Overview

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 ScholarshipConcerned DepartmentEligibilityMonthly Benefits
1Government of India Post-Matric ScholarshipSocial Justice and Special Assistance Department
  • Students should belong to Scheduled caste or Nav Bouddha category
  • Family income should be less than or equal to Rs. 2,50,000
Day Scholar:

  • Group I  – Rs.  550
  • Group II  – Rs.  530
  • Group III  – Rs.  300
  • Group IV  – Rs.  230

Hosteller (Amount in Rupees per month):

  • Group I  – Rs.  1200
  • Group II  – Rs.  820
  • Group III  – Rs.  570
  • Group IV  – Rs.  380
2Rajarshri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship
  • The student must belong from SC
  • Students must be studying in Class 11 or 12
  • He/she must secure 75% or above in Class 10
  • Rs. 300 per month for 10 months for two years. i.e. in Class 11 and 12
3Post-Matric Scholarship for persons with disability
  • Students should be studying at a recognized University/ institute.
  • Students with 40% or above physical disability are eligible
Day Scholar:

  • Group A  – Rs.  550
  • Group B  – Rs.  530
  • Group C  – Rs.  530
  • Group D  – Rs.  300
  • Group E  – Rs.  230


  • Group A  – Rs.  1200
  • Group B  – Rs.  820
  • Group C  – Rs.  820
  • Group D  – Rs.  570
  • Group E  – Rs.  380
4Post Matric Scholarship SchemeTribal Development Department
  • Students belonging to ST category
  • Family income of students is less than or equal to 2.5 lakhs

  • Group 1  – Rs.  1200
  • Group 2  – Rs.  820
  • Group 3  – Rs.  570
  • Group 4  – Rs.  380

Day Scholars

  • Group 1  – Rs.  550
  • Group 2  – Rs.  530
  • Group 3  – Rs.  300
  • Group 4  – Rs.  230

P.S. – These students are also entitled to some other allowances.

5Scholarship to Meritorious students possessing Mathematics /PhysicsDirectorate of Higher Education (DHE)
  • Only students enrolled in Graduation with Maths or Physics as the main subject
  • Students should not have any other scholarship
  • Rs. 100
6State Government Open Merit Scholarship
  • Minimum 60% marks in class 12
  • Rs. 100
7Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Shikshan Shulkh Shishyavrutti Scheme
  • Annual family income limit of students should be up to INR 8  lakh
  • Only the first two children of the same family are eligible
  • Students should belong to General category
  • 100% of exam fees waiver for non-professional courses
  • 50% of exam fees waiver for professional courses
8Merit Scholarships for Economically Backward Class StudentsSchool Education and Sports Department
  • Students should clear the Class 10 examination in the first attempt
  • Minimum 50% marks in Class 10 
For hosteller 

  • Boys – Rs  140 per month for 10 months
  • Girls – Rs. 160 per month for 10 months 

For non-hosteller 

  • Boys – Rs  80 per month for 10 months
  • Girls – Rs. 100 per month for 10 months
9Open Merit Scholarships in Junior College
  • Students must be studying in Class 11 or 12
  • Must secure a minimum of 60% in the SSC exam
  • Rs. 50 per month for 10 months (Rs. 500 per Year)
10Post Matric Scholarship to SBC StudentsVJNT, OBC, and SBC Welfare Department
  • Students must be a resident of Maharashtra
  • Students should belong to the SBC category
  • 75% attendance is compulsory for the current year (Class 10)
  • Annual family income must not exceed Rs. 1 lakh

  • Group A – Rs. 425
  • Group B – Rs. 290
  • Group C – Rs. 290
  • Group D – Rs. 230
  • Group E – Rs. 150

Day Scholars

  • Group A – Rs. 190
  • Group B – Rs. 190
  • Group C – Rs. 190
  • Group D – Rs. 120
  • Group E – Rs. 90
11Post Matric Scholarship to OBC Students
  • Students must belong to OBC category
  • The annual income of student’s parents should not exceed Rs. 1 Lakh
Day Scholars

  • Group A – Rs. 190
  • Group B – Rs. 190
  • Group C – Rs. 190
  • Group D – Rs. 120
  • Group E – Rs. 90


  • Group A – Rs. 425
  • Group B – Rs. 290
  • Group C – Rs. 290
  • Group D – Rs. 230
  • Group E – Rs. 150
12Post Matric Scholarship to VJNT Students
  • Students must belong to VJNT category
  • The annual income of student’s parents should be less or equal to Rs. 1 Lakh
Day Scholars

  • Group A – Rs. 190
  • Group B – Rs. 190
  • Group C – Rs. 190
  • Group D – Rs. 120
  • Group E – Rs. 90


  • Group A – Rs. 425
  • Group B – Rs. 290
  • Group C – Rs. 290
  • Group D – Rs. 230
  • Group E – Rs. 150
13Scholarship Scheme for State Minority Communities Pursuing Higher Professional Education/All Post H.S.C CoursesMinority Development Department
  • The student should be ‘Bonafide Student of Institute’ and admitted for Professional and Technical course (Diploma / Graduation / Post Graduation Degree)
  • Students should have passed SSC from Maharashtra
  • For Technical Course – Maximum Rs.25,000/- Per year or Actual Tuition Fees, whichever is less.
14State Minority Scholarship Part II
  • Students belonging to the domicile of Maharashtra
  • Family Income should be up to Rs.8 lakhs
  • Students who have enrolled in Graduation/Post graduation in Arts, Science or Commerce stream
  • Rs. 5000 or total annual course fee, whichever amount is less will be scholarship amount

Read More: Detailed List of MahaDBT Scholarships

MahaDBT Login – FAQs

Who can apply for MahaDBT scholarship?

Any student who belongs to a minority category (SC/ST/OBC) and is a domicile of Maharashtra can apply for MahaDBT scholarship.

How can I change my login password?

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.

Do I need my Aadhar number to apply for MahaDBT scholarship?

Yes. Aadhar number is important to register for the MahaDBT Scholarship programme.

Is there any other method to renew my MahaDBT Scholarship?

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.