Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students 2021-22, Assam

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EligibilityST students in Class 11 and above
AwardVariable awards

About the Program


Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students 2021-22, Assam is an initiative for ST students of Class 11 and above. The scholarship is applicable for candidates who hold a domicile of Assam. Under this scheme, ST students studying at the post-matriculation or post-secondary stage will be provided financial support to enable them to complete their education.

  • Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students 2021-22, Assam

    To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must-

    • Be studying in Class 11 or above (pursuing recognized post-matric and post-secondary courses)
    • Have an annual family income not exceeding INR 2.5 lakh
    • Belong to Scheduled Tribe (ST) as specified in relation to the state of Assam
    • Be a domicile of Assam
    • Have passed matriculation or higher secondary examination from a recognized university or board
    • Not be holding any other scholarship/stipend


    The following are also eligible for the scholarship-

    • Students studying through correspondence courses
    • Employed students on leave without pay for the entire duration of a full-time course
    • Students pursuing postgraduate courses in medicine if only they are not allowed to practice during the period of their course


    Note: Students who have received coaching in any of the pre-examination training centers with financial assistance from the Government will not be eligible. 

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    The scholarship covers the following-

    • Fees for enrollment/registration, tuition, library, magazine, medical examination and other such fees
    • Charges for study tours up to a maximum of INR 1,600 per annum
    • Thesis typing and printing charges up to a maximum of INR 1,600 for the research scholars
    • Additional allowances up to INR 240 per month for ST students with disabilities
    • Assistance up to INR 7,500 for setting up book banks
    • Maintenance allowance as mentioned below-
      • Students eligible under Group 1 will receive INR 1,200 per month (hostellers) and INR 550 per month (day scholars)
      • Students eligible under Group 2 will receive INR 820 per month (hostellers) and INR 530 per month (day scholars)
      • Students eligible under Group 3 will receive INR 570 per month (hostellers) and INR 300 per month (day scholars)
      • Students eligible under Group 4 will receive INR 380 per month (hostellers) and INR 230 per month (day scholars).
Important Dates

Application Deadline: 20th November 2021
Last Date for Defective Verification: 28th November 2021
Last Date for Institute Verification: 30th November 2021

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Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship will be provided for studies in India only.
  • All the children of the same parents/guardians can avail the benefits of this scholarship.
  • The income certificate will be taken only once which will be at the time of admission to the course.
  • The scholarship is provided on the basis of satisfactory progress and conduct of the scholars.
  • The applicants are requested to fill the application form online, with the correct and verifiable details only.
  • The funds provided under this scheme will not be utilised for any other purpose.
  • The Government of India at its own discretion can change the provisions of this scheme any time.

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