Dr. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Classes - Andaman 2020

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EligibilityClass 11 to postdoctoral level students
AwardMaintenance allowance and other benefits

About the Program


The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India invites applications from general category students of Class 11 to PhD level who come from Economically Backward Classes for Dr Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Classes - Andaman 2020. It is a central sector scheme that aims to encourage economically backward students to pursue higher education and enhance their employability by providing financial assistance.

  • Dr. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Classes - Andaman 2020

    An applicant must:

    • Be a citizen of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    • Belong to the General category
    • Be studying at post-matriculation or post-secondary level i.e. Class 11 to PhD level
    • Belong to a family whose annual income is less than INR 1,00,000 from all the sources (whether employed or unemployed)

    The selected scholars will receive the following benefits-

    • Maintenance Allowance
      • Day scholars will receive a monthly allowance of up to INR 350
      • Hostellers will receive a monthly allowance of up to INR 750
    • Reader charges of up to INR 175  per month for blind scholars
    • Reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees
    • Study tour charges of up to INR 900 per annum
    • Thesis typing and printing charges of up to INR 1,000 
    • Domicile Certificate
    • Student Passport Size Photograph
    • Self-attested copy of previous academic mark sheet
    • Fee Structure
    • Fee receipt of current course year
    • Scanned copy of Aadhar Enrollment/Aadhar Card
    • Income certificate issued by designated state/UT authority
    • Proof of bank account in the name of the student or joint account with mother/father
    • Gap Year Affidavit
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through following steps -
    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below.
    Step 2: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking and 'Continue'. 
    Step 3: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category, scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant's name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID.
    Step 4: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
    Step 5: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
    Step 6: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
    Step 7: Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
    Step 8: An application ID and password will be generated. Use that 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 only one application as multiple applications will lead to the cancellation of the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship closing date: 15th February 2021
Last date for defective verification: 28th February 2021
Last date for institute verification: 29th February 2021

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This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by February, 2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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