DOA Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Shikshan Shulkh Shishyavrutti Scheme, Maharashtra 2023-24

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EligibilityEWS category students enrolled in professional courses
AwardReimbursement of up to 100% tuition and exam fees

About the Program


Last Updated On : 29-11-2023   Posted By : Smriti Verma

DOA Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Shikshan Shulkh Shishyavrutti Scheme, Maharashtra 2023-24 is an initiative of the Directorate of Art, Government of Maharashtra to provide financial assistance to EWS category students who are admitted to professional courses. The selected students will receive a reimbursement of up to 100% tuition and exam fees.

Source: Aaple Sarkar DBT Portal

  • DOA Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Shikshan Shulkh Shishyavrutti Scheme, Maharashtra 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must:-

    • be a domicile of Maharashtra
    • belong to the EWS category
    • be enrolled in a professional course in government/non-government aided/partially aided-unaided/permanent unaided college and non-agricultural universities and sub-centers (excluding private universities/self-financed private universities) which comes under the Directorate of Art
    • have taken admission under the general category
    • have a family income of up to ₹8,00,000
    • have not availed of any other scholarship or stipend
    • not have an educational gap of two years 


    Note: Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State and Karnataka state border can also apply for the scheme.


    The selected candidates will receive benefits as per the below-mentioned criteria:

    Income Limit

    Types of Fees


    Non-govt aided

    Partially aided

    Permanent aided

    Up to ₹2,50,000

    Tuition fees





    ₹2,50,000 to ₹8,00,000

    Tuition fees





    Up to ₹8,00,000

    Exam fees





    • Domicile certificate
    • Previous year’s annual income certificate
    • CAP related document
    • GAP related document
    • Family declaration certificate
    • Attendance certificate
    • Previous year’s marksheet
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through the following steps:-
    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button 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: Click on the 'New Applicant Registration' button at the right-hand side of the dashboard.
    Step 4: Fill in all required details, verify the email and the phone number.
    Step 5: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometrics. 
    Step 6: After completing the authentication process, fill in all the required details to 'Register'.
    Step 7: Now, click on the 'Applicant login' button on the right-hand side of the dashboard.
    Step 8: Log in using the username and password. 
    Step 9: Fill in the necessary details, upload the specified documents, and submit. 

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 31st March 2024

Selection Criteria

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

Terms and Conditions
  • Only the first two children are eligible for the scheme.
  • The applicant should attempt every semester or annual exam.
  • Students who have taken admission to distance education, virtual learning and part-time courses are not eligible.

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