Centrally Sponsored Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Himachal Pradesh 2023

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EligibilityStudents studying in Class 11 to Postdoctoral level
AwardAcademic allowance of up to ₹13,500 and compulsory non-refundable fees

About the Program


Last Updated On : 06-11-2023   Posted By : Disha Bhatt

Centrally Sponsored Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Himachal Pradesh 2023 is an initiative of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department of Social Justice and Empowerment to provide financial assistance to the SC students of Himachal Pradesh who are studying post-matric and post-secondary level. The selected students will receive an academic allowance of up to ₹13,500 and compulsory non-refundable fees.

Source: National Scholarship Portal

  • Centrally Sponsored Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Himachal Pradesh 2023

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • belong to the Scheduled Caste (SC) category
    • be a permanent resident/domicile of Himachal Pradesh
    • be studying at a post-matric or post-secondary level at any recognised institution
    • have an annual income of less than ₹2,50,000

    The selected scholars will receive the following components for the complete duration of the course - 

    1) Compulsory non-refundable fees including tuition fees as fixed by the fee fixation/rationalization committee of the State Government.

    2) Academic allowance - 

    Category of Course - Hostellers (in ₹) per annum Day Scholars (in ₹) per annum 
    Group 1: Degree and Postgraduate level professional courses 13,500 7,000
    Group 2: Other professional courses leading to Degree, Certificate, Diploma 9,500 6,500
    Group 3: Graduate and Postgraduate courses that are not covered in Group 1 and 2 6,000 3,000
    Group 4: All post-matriculation (Post class 10 level) non-degree courses 4,000 2,500


    Note 1 - Ten percent extra allowances will be provided to Divyang students.

    Note 2 - Students pursuing C.A./I.C.W.A./C.S./I.C.F.A will be treated as a day scholar for the purpose of academic allowance. 

    • Domicile certificate
    • Student's passport-size photograph
    • Self-attested copy of previous academic marksheet
    • Income certificate attested by a revenue officer
    • Caste certificate attested by a revenue officer
    How can you apply?

    Eligible students can apply for the scholarship through the following steps -

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' link below. 
    Step 2: Click on the 'Register' button and fill in the required registration details. (Note: If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email ID).
    Step 3: Navigate to 'Applicant Corner'and click on 'New Registration' tab.
    Step 4: Read the details carefully, tick the checkbox and click on the 'Continue' button. 
    Step 5: Enter mobile number, captcha code, and OTP, then submit.  
    Step 6: Fill in the required details and click on 'Save & Register' to complete the registration process. 
    Step 7: Now click on the 'Fresh Application' tab and log in using the application ID and password.
    Step 8: Fill in the required details, upload the necessary documents and submit the application.

    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 in only one application as multiple applications will cancel the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship Deadline - 30th November 2023

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be selected based on the fulfilment of the eligibility criteria. 

Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship for studying in any class will be available for only one year. If a student has to repeat a class, no scholarship will be awarded for that class for the second (or subsequent) year.
  • If a scholar is unable to appear in the annual examination owing to illness, the award may be renewed subject to the production of a medical certificate from the prescribed authority and acceptance of the same by the institution.
  • The award once made will be payable based on satisfactory academic performance and attendance in every academic year. The attendance will be verified through Aadhaar based attendance System.
  • The recipient is liable to refund the scholarship amount if the student discontinues the study for which the scholarship was originally awarded. 
  • The provisions of this scheme can be changed at any time at the discretion of the Government of India.


Note - For detailed information, kindly refer to the 'Scholarship Guidelines'.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by October, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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