Centrally Sponsored Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Jammu and Kashmir 2023-24

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EligibilitySC Students of J&K studying in Class 1 to 10
AwardA consolidated academic allowance of up to ₹7,000 per annum

About the Program


Last Updated On : 11-01-2024   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

Centrally Sponsored Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Jammu and Kashmir 2023-24 is an initiative of the Department of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, for SC community students of the Union Territory, who are studying in Class 9 and 10. The objective of this scheme is to support the education of SC students to eliminate the incidence of dropout, especially during the transition from elementary to the secondary stage. The selected candidates will receive a consolidated academic allowance of up to ₹7,000 per annum.

Source: National Scholarship Portal (NSP)

  • Centrally Sponsored Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Jammu and Kashmir 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must:- 

    • be an Indian National
    • belong to the Scheduled Caste (SC) category of the Union Territory


    Component I:

    • be studying in Class 9 and 10 in government/private school which have been duly recognised by the concerned State Government/ Union Territory Administration/Central Board 
    • have an annual parent(s)/guardian(s) income not more than ₹2,50,000

    Component II:

    • be a ward/child of workers engaged in manual scavenging, tanning, flaying, waste picking, or hazardous cleaning
    • be studying in Class 1 to 10 on a full-time basis in government/private school which have been duly recognised by the concerned State Government/ Union Territory Administration/Central Board 



    The eligible students will receive the following awards:-

    Particulars Academic Allowance (per annum in ₹)
    Day Scholars 3,500
    Hosteller Component I: 7,000 Component II: 8,000 (From Class 3 to 10)


    A 10% extra allowance will be given to Disabled students. The disability as defined under the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation Act, 1995) Act has to be certified by competent medical authority of the State Govt./UT Administration.

    • Income certificate (For Component I applicants)
    • Marksheets/certificates of the previous qualifying examination
    • A certificate from the District Social Welfare officer/ identified officer of a Local body/Civic Agency or any such authority as designated by the State Government
    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 the 'Applicant Corner' and click on the '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 out the form correctly; no changes can be made once it is submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill out only one application, as multiple applications will cancel the form.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 29th February 2024

Selection Criteria

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

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Terms and Conditions
  •  The award once made will be payable until the student passes Class 10, subject to satisfactory academic performance and attendance of 75% in every academic year. The attendance will be verified through an Aadhaar-based attendance system. 
  •  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 a prescribed authority and acceptance of the same by the institution.
  • 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.
  • Scholarship will be cancelled for students who have obtained it through false statements will have severe consequences. The students will be required to repay the disbursed amount at the discretion of the State Government. Additionally, the student will be blacklisted and permanently barred from receiving any scholarships under any scheme.
  • The performance of the States/UTs would be measured annually on certain parameters including:
    • payments as per the given time schedule
    • coverage from the poorest households
    • academic outcomes of the scholarship-holders
    • Implementation of Aadhaar-based attendance
    • Digitization of various certificates required for determining eligibility etc.
  • 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'.


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