Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Maharashtra 2023-24

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EligibilityStudents studying in Class 11 and above
AwardA monthly maintenance allowance up to ₹ 1,200 and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 03-11-2023   Posted By : Disha Bhatt

Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Maharashtra 2023-24 is an initiative of the Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra for the SC/Neo-Buddhist category students studying in Class 11 and above in Maharashtra. The aim of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students and to reduce the dropout rate in educational institution. The selected students will receive a monthly maintenance allowance up to ₹ 1,200 and other benefits.

Source: Aaple Sarkar DBT Portal

  • Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Maharashtra 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • be a domicile of Maharashtra
    • belong to Scheduled Caste (SC) or Neo Buddhist community
    • be studying in Class 11 and above  
    • have completed SSC or equivalent matric
    • have annual income less than or equal to ₹ 2,50,000 from all sources

    Note:- The students are allowed to pursue only 2 professional courses under this scheme.


    Selected candidates will receive a benefits as below for a duration of 10 months in a year:

    Groups Monthly Amount in ₹
    Day Scholars Hostellers Additional Disability Allowance
    I 550 1,200 150
    II 530 820 125
    III 300 570 125
    IV 230 380 100


    Other Additional Disability Allowances for All Groups:

    Type of Disability Transport Allowance for Students Residing Outside Hostel Campus as per GR (B) of Additional Allowances Special Pay Allowance for Caretakers Escort Allowance Extra Coaching Allowance
    Leprosy cured                                                            Up to ₹100 ₹100 as per GR (B,C, & D) of additional allowances  ₹100 -
    Mental retardation/illness ₹100 ₹100 ₹150 as per GR (B,C,D,& E) of additional allowances
    Orthopaedic disability ₹100 as per GR (B, C, D) of additional allowances ₹100 -
    Hearing impaired - - -
    Locomotor disability - - -

    In addition to the maintenance allowance, all mandatory fees/compulsory payable fees i.e. tuition fee, exam fee & other fee of the student to the institutes will be covered under this scheme.

    • Income certificate (Issued by Tahsildar)
    • Caste certificate
    • Marksheet for last appeared examination
    • Marksheet for SSC or HSC
    • Father's income certificate (if required)
    • Gap & self-declaration certificate (if required)
    • Hostel certificate (if required)
    • Husband's income certificate (In case the female applicant is married)
    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 in the 'Register' tab.
    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

 Scholarship Deadline: 31st March 2024

Selection Criteria

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

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Terms and Conditions
  • Students who fail to be promoted to the next class in the first attempt are eligible for reimbursement of the exam fee and maintenance allowance.
  • Students who pass and are promoted to the next class after two drops are still eligible for this scholarship. 
  • Students who fail the same class twice are ineligible to avail the benefits of the scholarship.

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