PG Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST 2021-22

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EligibilitySC/ST students Studying in 1st year of Professional Courses at PG level
AwardScholarship up to INR 7,800 per month and contingency up to INR 15,000 per annum

About the Program


PG Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST 2021-22 is an initiative for candidates pursuing a postgraduate course in professional subjects. The scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to the deprived students to pursue postgraduate level studies in professional subjects.

  • PG Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST 2021-22

    Candidates adhering to the following criteria can apply: 

    • The candidate must belong to the SC/ST category
    • The candidate must be pursuing the first year of a professional course at the postgraduate level during the current academic year
    • The candidate must be studying in any of the following Institutions/ Colleges/Universities:
      • Universities/Institutions/Colleges included under section 2(f) & and 12(B) of UGC Act
      • Deemed to be Universities included under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 and are eligible to receive grants-in-aid from UGC
      • Universities/Institutions/College funded by Central/State Government
      • Institutes of National Importance


    Note: Courses that need approval from the regulatory bodies such as MCI, DCI, PCI, RCI, NCTIS, NCTE Bar Council of India, AICTE, ICAR, INC, Forensic Regulatory & Development Authority of India, are considered as professional courses.

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    1000 SC/ST students will be selected for the disbursal of the scholarship. M.E./M.Tech. students selected under this scholarship scheme will receive INR 7,800 per month for the duration of their PG course. Students studying other professional courses will get INR 4,500 per month as the scholarship amount.

Important Dates

Scholarship Closing Date: 30th November 2021
Last Date for Defect Verification: 15th December 2021
Last Date for Institute Verification: 15th December 2021

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Terms and Conditions
  • This scheme is meant only for SC/ST students. General Category/OBC candidates are not eligible to apply under the scheme.
  • The candidates pursuing a postgraduate course in professional subjects through correspondence or in Distance Education mode are not eligible to receive financial assistance under this scheme.
  • The awardees are only eligible to receive a scholarship amount.
  • Only students pursuing the first year of postgraduate course during the current academic year are eligible to apply.

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