Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Delhi 2023-24

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EligibilitySC students studying in Class 11 and above
AwardA maintenance allowance up to ₹13,500 per annum and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 08-12-2023   Posted By : Smriti Verma

Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students in Delhi for 2023-24 is a centrally-sponsored scholarship offered by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, and managed by the Department of Welfare of SC/ST/OBC. The scholarship aims to provide financial help to students studying in Class 11 and onwards, helping them continue their education after high school (college/university). The selected students will receive a maintenance allowance of up to ₹13,500 and other benefits.

Source: Welfare of SC/ST, Government of NCT of Delhi

  • Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Delhi 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must:-

    • be a domicile of Delhi
    • belong to the Scheduled Caste (SC) category
    • be studying at post-matriculation/post-secondary (college/university) in government-recognised institution
    • have an annual family income of not more than ₹2,50,000
    • have secured an attendance of at least 75% in the previous year
    • not be receiving any other centrally/state-funded scholarship

    The following applicants are ineligible for the scholarship scheme:-

    • Applicants who, after completing one stage of education, continue studying in the same stage but in a different subject e.g. pursuing a B.Com. after a B.A. degree or enrolling in an M.A. program in a different subject.
    • Applicants who have already completed their education in one professional line, for instance, pursuing L.L.B. after B.T./B.Ed.

    The selected students will receive the maintenance allowance in the following manner:-

    Groups   Hostellers (in ₹ per annum) Day Scholars (in ₹ per annum)

    Group 1

    a) Degree and postgraduate level courses in Medicine (Allopathic, Indian, and other recognized systems of medicines),  Engineering, Technology, Planning,  Architecture, Design, Fashion Technology,  Agriculture, Veterinary and allied Sciences,  Management, Business Finance/Administration, Computer Science/Applications

    b) Postgraduate diploma courses in various  branches of management & medicine

    c) C.A./I.C.W.A./C.S./I.C.F.A. etc. 

    d) M.Phil., Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral programmes  (D. Litt., D.Sc. etc.) of Group I, Group II and  Group III courses

    e) LLB Integrated, LLB, LLM degree

    13,500  7,000

    Group 2

    Professional courses leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate “shall mean all professional courses leading to a degree, M.Ed/M Pharma, diploma, a certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B.Pharma), Nursing (B.Nursing), BFS, other Para-medical branches like rehabilitation, diagnostics, etc., Mass Communication, Hotel Management & Catering, Travel/Tourism/Hospitality Management, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Art, Financial Services (e.g. Banking, Insurance, Taxation, etc.) for which entrance qualification is minimum senior secondary (Class 12).

    Vocational stream ITI courses and polytechnic where entrance qualification is Class 12 or above.

    9,500  6,500 

    Group 3

    Graduate and postgraduate courses shall mean courses not covered under Groups 1 & 2, e.g. B.A/B.Sc/B.Com etc.  M.A/M.Sc/M.Com, etc

    6,000   3,000

    Group 4

    Any course taken after completing Class 10 (High School) that doesn't award a degree is considered a post-matriculation level non-degree course. This includes:

    a) Senior Secondary Certificate (Class 11 and 12): Both general and vocational streams.
    b) ITI courses: Industrial Training Institutes offer skill-based training in various trades.
    c) Three-year diploma courses in Polytechnics: These courses provide specialized knowledge and skills in specific fields.
    d) Other examples: Pharmacy Diploma, Nursing Diploma, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Hotel Management courses, Travel and Tourism Management, Interior Designing, etc.

     4,000 2,500 

    Note:- The list of courses in various groups is indicative and States/UTs may add courses as per laid down standards in the State/UT. 

    The selected candidates will also receive the following benefits other than maintenance allowance:

    • Reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees
    • Study tour charges
    • Thesis typing/printing charges for research scholars
    • Book allowance for students pursuing correspondence courses
    • Book bank facility for specified courses
    • Additional allowance for students for the complete duration of the course

    Note:- Scholars will be paid for compulsory fees, including enrolment/registration, tuition, games, union, library, magazine, medical examination, and other fees payable to the institution or university/board. Refundable deposits like caution money and security deposits will be excluded.

    • Aadhaar card
    • Aadhaar-seeded bank account details of the student
    • Certificate, diploma, degree, marksheet for all previously passed examinations
    • Caste certificate issued in the name of the students or their father’s by the competent authority of the Government of NCT of Delhi
    • Original fee receipts for the current academic session
    • Fee structure with the official letterhead of the concerned institute with stamp and signature of the head of the institute
    • Income certificate issued by competent authority (SDM/Deputy Commissioner (Revenue), or Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi)
    • Certificate from the institution confirming that the student is not receiving any other scholarship or stipend
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through the following steps:-
    Step 1:
    Click on the 'Apply Now' button.
    Step 2: Click on the 'Register' button and fill in the required details to register (Note:- If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email ID).
    Step 3: Navigate to 'Apply Services' and click on it. 
    Step 4: Now. click on the 'Register' button, select the Aadhaar card for the document type, enter the Aadhaar number and captcha code. 
    Step 5: Tick the checkbox and click on the 'Continue' button to register.
    Step 6: After successful registration, log in using the credentials (user ID, password, and captch code). 
    Step 7: Select the scholarship scheme and fill the relevant details.
    Step 8: Upload the required documents in the prescribed format and click on the 'Submit' button.

Important Dates

Application deadline: 31st March 2024

Selection Criteria

The students will be selected based on fulfillment of the eligibility criteria.

Terms and Conditions
  • Incomplete applications will be treated as cancelled without giving any information. 

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