Post-Matric Scholarship for Persons with Disability, Maharashtra 2023-24

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EligibilityDisabled students studying in Class 11 to Ph.D. level
AwardA monthly maintenance allowance up to ₹1,200 and other benefits

About the Program


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

Post-Matric Scholarship for Persons with Disability, Maharashtra 2023-24 is an initiative of the Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra to provide financial assistance to disabled students studying in Class 11 to Ph.D. level. The selected scholars will receive a monthly maintenance allowance of up to ₹ 1,200 and other benefits.

Source: Aaple Sarkar DBT Portal

  • Post-Matric Scholarship for Persons with Disability, Maharashtra 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • be a domicile of Maharashtra
    • have a disability of 40% or more certified by a competent authority
    • be studying in Class 11 to Ph. D. level in a government/government-aided institution in Maharashtra
    • have taken admission through the CAP process

    The selected students will receive the following benefits:

    Groups Maintenance Allowance for Hostellers (in ₹ per month for 10 months) Maintenance Allowance for Day Scholars (in ₹ per month for 10 months) Additional Allowance for Blind Students
    Group A 1,200 550 100
    Group B and C 820 530 75
    Group D 570 300 75
    Group E 380 230 50

    In addition to the maintenance allowance, all mandatory fees/ compulsory payable fees including tuition fees, exam fees & other fees) by the student to the institutes are covered under this scheme.

    A project typing expense of up to ₹600 per annum will also be provided to the students.

    Candidates pursuing M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses will receive a maintenance allowance as per postgraduation Groups A, B, and C.

    • Marksheet of the last qualified examination
    • Domicile certificate
    • Disability certificate
    • Guardian certificate
    • Gap certificate (mandatory for students in Group A)
    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 'New Applicant Registration' button.
    Step 4: Fill in all required details, verify the email and the 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 'Register'.
    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
  • The scholarship will not be applicable if the candidates fail or quit the same course in the applied course (incomplete course).
  • Students studying in recognised institutes or colleges out of Maharashtra can also apply for this scholarship but they must be a resident of Maharashtra.
  • Candidates who are working full-time are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • Students must maintain a minimum academic performance to continue receiving the scholarship.
  • The scholarship cannot be availed twice for the same course.
  • The scholarship cannot be availed concurrently with any other scholarship scheme.
  • Students must utilize the scholarship for the intended purpose.

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