Centrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students, Himachal Pradesh 2020

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Last updated on: 22-Sep-2020
EligibilityClass 11 to postdoctoral level students
AwardVariable awards

About the Program

The Government of Himachal Pradesh is inviting applications from students coming from Scheduled Tribe communities and studying at a post-matric level for Centrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students, Himachal Pradesh 2020. The selected students will get variable financial support for their higher education.

  • Centrally Sponsored Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students, Himachal Pradesh 2020 Deadline30-Nov-2020

    Students fulfilling the following criteria can apply:

    • The student must be studying in a post-matric or a post-secondary level.
    • The student must belong to the Scheduled Tribe (ST) community.
    • The student must be a permanent resident/domicile of Himachal Pradesh.
    • Student's annual family income should not be more than INR 2,00,000 per annum.

    The students will get the following awards:

    • Maintenance allowance (up to INR 1,200 per month for hostellers and up to INR 550 per month for day scholars)
    • Reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees
    • Study tour charges of up to INR 1,600 per annum
    • Thesis typing and printing charges of up to INR 1,600
    • Annual allowance of INR 1,200 per annum for students pursuing correspondence courses
    • Additional allowances for ST students with disabilities (up to INR 240 per month)


    • Passport size photograph of the applicant
    • Attested copy of diploma, certificate or degree of all examinations passed
    • Caste certificate issued by an authorised Revenue Officer
    • Income certificate
    • Domicile certificate 
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through following steps -
    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below.
    Step 2: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking and 'Continue'. 
    Step 3: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category, scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant's name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID.
    Step 4: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
    Step 5: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
    Step 6: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
    Step 7: Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
    Step 8: An application ID and password will be generated. Use that for future references.
    Note: All the applicants are advised to fill the form correctly, no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill only one application as multiple applications will lead to the cancellation of the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship announcement date: 24th August 2020
Scholarship closing date: 30th November 2020
Last date for defective verification: 15th December 2020
Last date for institute verification: 15th December 2020

Selection Criteria

All the applicants fulfiling the criteria and have completed the application process with all the necessary conditions will get the scholarship. 

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Terms and Conditions
  • The recipient of this scholarship can not accept any other scholarship or stipend.
  • Candidates belonging to one State but studying in other State will be awarded scholarships by the State to which they belong. 
  • Students domiciled in a State/UT but holding ST Certificate in other State/UT can avail scholarship in State/UT of domicile subject to verification the ST certificate from State where it was issued.

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