Centrally Sponsored Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Jammu and Kashmir 2022

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EligibilitySC Students of Goa studying in Class 1 to 10
AwardAcademic allowances and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 24-08-2022   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

Centrally Sponsored Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Jammu and Kashmir 2022 is an initiative of the Department of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India for students from Class 1 to 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 students will receive an academic allowance and other benefits.

  • Centrally Sponsored Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Jammu and Kashmir 2022

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • be an Indian National


    Component 1 - 

    • be studying in Class 9 and 10
    • belong to the SC community of Jammu and Kashmir
    • have an annual income of INR 2.5 lakh per annum from all sources


    Component 2 - 

    • be a ward/child of workers who belong to the following categories irrespective of their religion - 
      • Persons engaged in hazardous cleaning as defined in section 2(I) (d) of the Manual Scavengers Act 2013
      • Persons who are Manual Scavengers as defined in section 2(I) (g) of the Manual Scavengers Act 2013
      • Tanners and Flayers
      • Waste pickers

    The selected candidates will be given a consolidated academic allowance as follows - 

    • Day Scholar - INR 3,500 per annum
    • Hosteller -
      • Component 1- INR 7,000 per annum
      • Component 2- INR. 8,000 per annum (For Class 3 to 10)
    • A 10% extra allowance will be given to Divyang (Disabled) students.


    Note - The disability is 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.

    • A certificate from District Social Welfare officer/ identified officer of Local body/Civic Agency/any such authority as designated by State Government
    • Income certificate
    • Markesheets/certificates
    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

Application Deadline - 30th November 2022

Selection Criteria

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

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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 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 Aadhaar based attendance System.
  • The performance of the States/UTs would be measured annually on certain parameters like
    • 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'.

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

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