Moovalur Ramamirtham Education Assurance Scheme Open For Applications, Apply Now

New Delhi, 28 June 2022 – The Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Higher Education Assurance Scheme is inviting applications from eligible women candidates to receive a Rs 1000 monthly stipend from the Social Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu. Girls who have studied in government schools from Class 6 to Class 10 and are enrolled in higher education programmes in the 2022-23 academic year (or are currently pursuing undergraduate programmes) can apply for financial assistance at penkalvi.tn.gov.in

The aim of the scheme is to reduce the financial burden on girl students who are pursuing higher education and “enhance the enrolment ratio of girls from Government schools to Higher Education Institutions,” as per the Department of Social Welfare and Women Empowerment.

Moovalur Ramamirtham Education Assurance Scheme – Overview

Scheme Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Higher Education Assurance Scheme
Offered By Department of Social Welfare and Women Empowerment, Government of Tamil Nadu
Beneficiary Girls Who Have Studied in Government Schools from Class 6 to Class 10
Scholarship Amount Rs 1000
Application End Date 30th June 2022

Who’s Eligible for the Moovalur Ramamirtham Education Assurance Scheme?

As the scholarship aims to reduce the financial burden on girls, female students who have studied from Class 6 to Class 10 in government-run schools can apply for the higher education assurance scheme. These government schools include Panchayat Union Primary and Middle schools, Adi Dravidar Welfare schools, Municipality schools, Municipal Corporation schools, Tribal Welfare schools, Kallar Rehabilitation schools, Disability Welfare schools, Forest Department schools, Social Welfare schools, and Backward/Most Backward Welfare schools.

Furthermore, only those who have enrolled in or are currently pursuing the following higher education programmes can apply:

  • Certificate Courses
  • Diploma Courses
  • Bachelor’s degrees such as BA, BSc, BCom, BBA, BCA, etc.
  • Professional courses such as BE, BTech, MBBS, BDS, BSc, BVSc, BFSc, BL, etc.
  • Paramedical courses such as physiotherapy, pharmacy, nursing, and medical lab technology.

The Moovalur Ramamirtham Higher Education Assurance Scheme does not apply to those pursuing distance education courses, postgraduate courses, or programmes from open universities, or those in the last year of their undergraduate course. 

Girls who have studied in private schools from Class 6 to Class 8 under the Right To Education Act but have completed Class 9 to Class 12 from government schools can also apply.

Note: Candidates who are currently holding scholarships from other schemes can also apply. 

How to Apply for the Moovalur Ramamirtham Education Assurance Scheme?

Before applying, applicants are advised to have the following documents handy:

  • Aadhar Card
  • ID proof showing gender
  • Passport size photographs
  • Income certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Previous year marksheet
  • Domicile certificate
  • Enrollment receipt

Next, follow the steps given below to apply for the Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Higher Education Assurance Scheme:

  • Visit the official website for the Moovalur Ramamirtham Scheme – penkalvi.tn.gov.in
  • Click on Login.
  • Click on the Register button. 
  • Enter mobile number and the OTP.
  • Enter personal details and upload scanned documents in Step 1.
  • Click Proceed.
  • Enter schooling details in Step 2.
  • Click Proceed.
  • Enter bank details in Step 3.
  • Click on Submit.

As per the official notification on the website, “the incentive amount under this scheme will be disbursed directly into the student’s bank account.” 

TO VISIT THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE MOOVALUR RAMAMIRTHAM SCHEME – CLICK HERE!

FAQs

Who is eligible for the Moovalur Ramamirtham scheme?

Girls who have studied in government schools from Class 6 to Class 10 and are currently pursuing higher education programmes or enrolled for the 2022-23 academic year are eligible for the scheme.

What is the incentive amount that girls can get with the Moovalur Ramamirtham scheme?

Eligible women will receive Rs 1000 every month that will be disbursed directly into their bank accounts.

Can women in their last year of undergraduate studies apply for the Moovalur Ramamirtham scheme?

No! Women in their last year of undergraduate study are not eligible for the scheme.

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