Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students 2022-23, Maharashtra

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EligibilityClass 11 and above students
AwardMaintenance allowance and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 03-10-2022   Posted By : Anshika Garg

Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students 2022-23, Maharashtra is an initiative of the Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra to financially assist Class 10 passed SC/Neo Buddhist students from Maharashtra. The aim of this programme is to provide financial assistance to students and to reduce the dropout rate in the education sector. The selected students will receive a monthly maintenance allowance and other benefits for 10 months.

  • Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students 2022-23, Maharashtra

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • be a resident of Maharashtra
    • belong to Scheduled Caste (SC) or Neo Buddhist community
    • have completed SSC or equivalent matric
    • be pursuing studies at the post-matric level
    • have parents'/guardians' annual income less than or equal to INR 2.5 lakh

    The selected fellows will receive the benefits as under -

    The maintenance allowance will be provided as per Group I, Group II, Group III, Group IV per month for up to 10 months.

    • For Day Scholars:
      • Group I - INR 550 per month
      • Group II - INR 530 per month
      • Group III - INR 300 per month
      • Group IV - INR 230 per month
    • For Hosteller:
      • Group I - INR 1200 per month
      • Group II - INR 820 per month
      • Group III - INR 570 per month
      • Group IV - INR 380 per month
    • Additional allowances of up to INR 150 per month for SC students with disabilities.
    • A transportation allowance of INR 100 will be provided to students residing outside the campus of a hostel.
    • In addition to the maintenance allowance, all mandatory fees/compulsory payable fees i.e. (Tuition Fees, Exam Fees & other Fees) by the student to the institutes are 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(if required)
    • Hostel certificate (if required)
    • Husband's income certificate(if the girl 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 'New Applicant Registration'. 
    Step 3: Fill in all required details, verify the email and the phone number.
    Step 4: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometric. 
    Step 5: The candidates will receive an OTP on their registered mobile number if they opt for OTP authentication.
    Step 6: Complete the registration process by filling in all the required details.
    Step 7: Log in using the username and password. 
    Step 8: Complete the scholarship application, upload necessary documents and submit. 

Important Dates

 Application Deadline - 31st March 2023

Selection Criteria

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

Terms and Conditions
  • In case the applicants fail for the first time, they can still avail the benefits of exam fees and maintenance allowance under this scholarship. 
  • In case the students fail twice in the same class, they will not be eligible for the scholarship. 
  • If after two drops, the student passes and goes to the next class then he/she can again avail of this scholarship.
  • In the case of the student studying out of Maharashtra, the same rules are applicable as per GOI.
  • The students are allowed to pursue only 2 professional courses.
  • The benefits of tuition fees, exam fees and maintenance allowance are paid to only SC/ Neo Buddhist category students.

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