Centrally Sponsored Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Himachal Pradesh 2022

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EligibilitySC Students of Class 9 and 10
AwardConsolidated academic allowance and 10% extra allowance for Divyang (Disabled) students

About the Program


Last Updated On : 20-01-2023   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

Centrally Sponsored Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Himachal Pradesh 2022 is an initiative of the Department of Social Justice & Empowerment, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment to provide financial assistance to the SC students who are studying in Class 9 and 10. The key objective of the scholarship is to minimize the incidence of dropout among SC students in the transition from elementary to the secondary stage. The selected students will receive a consolidated academic allowance and a 10% extra allowance for Divyang (Disabled) students.

  • Centrally Sponsored Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Himachal Pradesh 2022

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • be an Indian citizen and a domicile of Himachal Pradesh
    • belong to Scheduled Caste (SC) category
    • be a full-time student of Class 9 and 10
    • have a family income of less than INR 2.5 lakh per annum 

    The students will receive a consolidated academic allowance as follows - 

    • Day Scholar - INR 3,500 per annum
    • Hosteller - INR 7,000 per annum

    In addition, a 10% extra allowance will be given to Divyang (Disabled) students.

    Note - The disability as defined under the relevant Section of Right of the persons with Disability Act, 2016. The appropriate Government shall designate persons, having requisite qualifications and experience, as certifying authorities, who shall be competent to issue the certificate of disability.

    • One passport size photograph with the student's signature
    • Self-attested copies of certificates and mark sheets for previously passed exams
    • Certificate of caste signed by an authorised Revenue Officer, not below the rank of Tehsildar
    • Income certificate of parents
    How can you apply?

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

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' link below. 
    Step 2: Navigate to 'Applicant Corner'and click on 'New Registration'.
    Step 3: Now click on 'Click here for other Scholarship Schemes hosted on NSP for AY 2022-23'.
    Step 4: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking, and 'Continue'
    Step 5: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category (Pre Matric), scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, and write the applicant's name, date of birth, mobile number, and email ID.
    Step 6: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
    Step 7: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
    Step 8: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
    Step 9: Now, log in using OTP and fill out the application form.
    Step 10: After successful submission of the application form, an application ID and password will be generated which can be used 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 in only one application as multiple applications will cancel the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship Closing Date: 21st January 2023

Selection Criteria

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

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Terms and Conditions
  • The recipient of this scholarship can not accept any other scholarship or stipend.
  • The candidates belonging to one State but studying in another State will be awarded scholarships by the state to which they belong. 
  • The provisions of this scheme can be changed at any time at the discretion of the Government of India.
  • 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.


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

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by August, 2023. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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