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

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EligibilitySC students of Manipur studying in Class 11 and above
AwardAn acdemic allowance up to ₹13,500 and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 17-01-2024   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

Post-Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Manipur 2023-24 is an initiative of the Government of Manipur, for SC students who are studying at the post-matriculation or postsecondary stage. This scheme aims to boost the number of SC students in higher education, especially those from low-income families by providing them financial assistance. The selected candidates will receive an academic allowance of up to ₹13,500 and other benefits.

Source: National Scholarship Portal (NSP)

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

    To be eligible, an applicant must:-

    • be an Indian national
    • be a domicile of Manipur
    • belong to the Scheduled Caste (SC) category
    • have completed high school (Class 10) or higher secondary, with a passing grade from a recognised University or Board of Education
    • have an annual family income of less than ₹2,50,000 during the previous financial year



    • The ceiling on the age limit for admission as regular students in different classes will be decided by the concerned institutions.
    • Students, who pursue their studies through correspondence/online courses, are also eligible. The term correspondence includes distance and continuous education for courses in Central/ State Universities only.

    The following students are ineligible to apply for the scholarship:-

    • Candidates who, after passing one stage of education are studying in the same stage of education in a different subject e.g. Intermediate Science after Intermediate Arts or B.Com after B.A. or M.A. in one subject after M.A. in other subjects.

    The scholarship includes the following components for the complete duration of the course:- 

    a) Compulsory non-refundable fees including tuition fees, as fixed by the Fee Fixation/Rationalization Committee of the State Government

    b) Academic allowance as follows:

    Category of courses Hostellers (In INR annually) Day Scholars (In INR annually)
    Group 1: Degree and postgraduate-level professional courses 13,500 7,000
    Group 2: Other Professional courses leading to degree, diploma, or certification 9,500 6,500
    Group 3: Graduate and postgraduate courses that are not covered under Groups 1 & 2 6,000 3,000
    Group 4: All post-matriculation non-degree courses 4,000 2,500



    • Ten percent extra allowances shall be provided for Divyang students.
    • Students pursuing C.A. /I.C.W.A. /C.S. /I.C.F.A. will be treated as day scholars for academic allowance.
    • Students studying through correspondence/online courses will not be eligible for the academic allowance.
    • Students who are eligible for the scheme will be able to enroll in institutions without having to pay their tuition or dorm fees upfront. The state government will give eligible students a freeship card, which will allow them to study at the institution without paying any fees upfront. When the amount is transferred to the student's account, the institution will be informed and they will be able to collect the fees from the student.
    How can you apply?

    Eligible students can apply for the scholarship through the following steps:-
    Step 1:
    Click on the 'Apply Now' link 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: Navigate to the 'Applicant Corner' and click on the 'New Registration' tab.
    Step 4: Read the details carefully, tick the checkbox, and click on the 'Continue' button. 
    Step 5: Select the respective Aadhaar option, enter mobile number, captcha code, and OTP, and submit.  
    Step 6: Fill in the required details and click on 'Save & Register' to complete the registration process. 
    Step 7: Now click on the 'Fresh Application' tab and log in using the application ID and password.
    Step 8: Fill in the required details, upload the necessary documents, and submit the application.

    Note: All the applicants are advised to fill the form correctly, no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill in only one application as multiple applications will cancel the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship Deadline: 30th January 2024

Selection Criteria

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

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Terms and Conditions
  • The provisions of this scheme can be changed at any time at the discretion of the Government of India.
  • All the children of any parent/guardian will be entitled to receive the benefits of the scheme.
  • If a student is found to have obtained a scholarship by false statements, the candidate's scholarship will be cancelled forthwith and the amount of the scholarship paid will be recovered, at the discretion of the concerned State Government.
  • The student concerned will be blacklisted and debarred for scholarship in any scheme forever.
  • The award once made will be payable up to the completion of the course subject to satisfactory academic performance and attendance of 75% in every academic year. The attendance will be verified through an Aadhaar-based attendance system.
  • The recipient is liable to refund the scholarship amount if the student discontinues the study for which the scholarship was originally awarded. 
  • Scholarship holders under this scheme cannot receive any other scholarships or stipends. If they are awarded another scholarship or stipend, they can choose which one to receive, whichever is more beneficial to them. They must inform the awarding authority of their choice through the Head of their Institution. Once they accept another scholarship or stipend, they will no longer receive the scholarship under this scheme. However, scholarship holders can still accept free lodging, grants, or ad-hoc monetary help from the State Government or any other source. This additional support can be used for the purchase of books, and equipment, or to cover the costs of board and lodging.
  • Students seeking a Freeship Card should register well in advance of their expected admission date. Registration takes place on the relevant scholarship portal, where students need to provide their Aadhaar number, the name of their desired course (e.g., MBBS, B.Sc., Class 12), and an undertaking to pay the institution's fees within 7 working days after receiving the scholarship amount. The portals for Freeship Card registration remain open year-round, ensuring students can register at their convenience.
  • The Freeship Card will be issued with specific details listed in Annexure-1 and will be digitally signed for authenticity. This card will be valid for one year from its issuance date and can be used by students for admission purposes during that period.
  • Students can conveniently change their chosen course before enrolling in an institution through the IT portal. Additionally, an updated Freeship Card will be automatically issued to all eligible students. 
  • In case of renewal students, there shall be no need for fresh registration for the Freeship card and a card once issued to him/her shall be valid for the entire duration of the course.

Note:- For detailed information, kindly refer to 'Scholarship Guidelines'.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by December, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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