Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Hostel Maintenance Allowance Scheme 2023-24

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EligibilityStudents pursuing medicine in specified courses
AwardHostel maintenance allowance up to ₹30,000 per annual

About the Program


Last Updated On : 17-11-2023   Posted By : Disha Bhatt

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Hostel Maintenance Allowance Scheme 2023-24 is an initiative of the Directorate of Medical Education Research, Government of Maharashtra, to provide financial assistance to students pursuing specified medical courses in government-aided/corporation/private un-aided colleges. The selected students will receive a hostel maintenance allowance of up to ₹30,000 per annum.

Source: Aaple Sarkar DBT Portal

  • Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Hostel Maintenance Allowance Scheme 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must: 

    • be a domicile of Maharashtra
    • have taken admission under the general and SEBC category
    • be a child of registered labourer/Alpabhudharak shetkari (marginal landholders)
    • have applied for a degree course in one of the following disciplines in a government-aided/corporation/private un-aided college:
      • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
      • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
      • Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
      • Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS)
      • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPTH)
      • B.Sc. Nursing
      • Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS)
      • Bachelor in Prosthetics and Orthotics (BPO)
      • Bachelor in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (BASLP)
      • Dual-Degree programmes
    • have taken admission in hostels in Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Nagpur, or other locations in Maharashtra
    • have an annual family income of less than ₹8,00,000

    The selected candidates will receive the hostel maintenance allowances as follows: 

    Category Students with an annual family income of less than ₹1,00,000 (for a duration of 10 months)  Students whose parents are registered labourer/Alpabhudharak shetkari (marginal landholders) (for a duration of 10 months)
    For students studying in Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Aurangabad ₹3,000 ₹30,000
    For other locations in Maharashtra ₹2,000 ₹20,000
    • Domicile certificate
    • HSC and SSC marksheet (for new applicants)
    • Income certificate of the Parents
    • Previous year's marksheet
    • Affidavit
    • Aadhaar card
    • Father's PAN card
    • Student's PAN card (optional)
    • Mother's PAN card (optional)
    • Registered Labourers/Aplabhudarak Shikari need to submit a proof letter approved from tahsildar/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' 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 on the right-hand side of the dashboard. 
    Step 4: Fill in all required details, and verify the email and 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 the 'Register' button.
    Step 7: Now, click 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

Scholarship Deadline: 31st March 2024

Selection Criteria

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

Terms and Conditions
  • Students pursuing admission through the management quota/institute level are not eligible for the scholarship.

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