Post-Matric Scholarship for Minority Communities 2015

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Last updated on: 21-Oct-2015
EligibilityClass 11,12, Graduate, PhD & post Doc
AwardRs. 7000 to 12000 per year

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About the Program

The scholarship is to be awarded for studies in India in a government or private higher secondary school/college/university, including such residential institutes of the Government and eligible private institutes selected and notified in a transparent manner by the State Government/Union Territory Administration concerned. It will also cover technical and vocational courses in Industrial Training Institutes/ Industrial Training Centres affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) of classes XI and XII level.

Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain and Zoroastrians (Parsis) have been notified as minority communities under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992. The distribution of scholarship among the States/Union Territories will be made on the basis of population of the above notified minorities in the States/ Union Territories of Census 2001.

  • Post-Matric Scholarship for Minority Communities 2015 DeadlineClosed

    Scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination and the annual income of whose parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed Rs.2.00 lakh.

Terms and Conditions

30% of scholarship will be earmarked for girl students. In case sufficient number of eligible girl students are not available, then the balance earmarked scholarships may be awarded to eligible boy students.
Unlike scholarship for SC and ST, there are a fixed number of scholarships for minorities is small and limited. Students from BPL families, having the lowest income shall be given preference in the ascending order. The renewal applications would be fully exhausted before the new applications are considered.
Scholarship will be provided for the entire course. However, maintenance allowance will be given for a period not exceeding 10 months only in an academic year.

Rate of Scholarship

Actual financial assistance will be provided for admission & course /tuition fee and maintenance allowance as given below subject to a maximum ceiling indicated against item concerned:



Day Scholar

Admission and tution fees for classes XI and XII

Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs.7,000 P.A.

Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs.7,000 P.A

Admission and course/tuition fee for
technical and vocational courses of XI
and XII level. (Includes fees/charges
for raw materials, etc.)

Actual subject to
a maximum ceiling
of Rs.10,000 P.A.

Actual subject to
a maximum ceiling
of Rs.10,000 P.A.

Admission and tuition fee for under-graduate, post graduate.

Actual subject to a
maximum ceiling
of Rs.3,000 P.A. 

Actual subject to a
maximum ceiling
of Rs.3,000 P.A. 

Maintenance allowance for 10 months
only in an academic year (Includes
expenses for study material, etc.)

Rs.380 P.M

Rs.230 P.M

(i)Classes XI and XII including
technical and vocational courses of this level

(ii)Courses other than technical and
professional courses at under-graduate 
and post graduate level

Rs.570 P.M

Rs.300 P.M

(iii) M. Phil and Ph.D. (For those researchers who are not
awarded any fellowship by
university or any other authority)

Rs.1200 P.M

Rs.550 P.M


   * Hostellers include students who are not staying in hostel of the school/institute concerned but are staying as paying guest or in rented accommodation in towns/cities which are not the places where their parents reside

Implementing Agencies - 
  The scheme will be implemented through the State Government/ Union Territory Administration



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