Post Matric Scholarship to OBC Students, Maharashtra 2021-22

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EligibilityClass 11 to PhD students
AwardMultiple awards

About the Program


Last Updated On : 10-05-2022   Posted By : Salma

Post Matric Scholarship to OBC Students, Maharashtra 2021-22 is an initiative by the VJNT, OBC and SBC Welfare Department, Government of Maharashtra for OBC students studying in Class 11 to PhD level and residing in Maharashtra. The selected students will receive variable awards.

  • Post Matric Scholarship to OBC Students, Maharashtra 2021-22

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • Be a resident of Maharashtra
    • Belong to the OBC community
    • Have parents/guardian’s annual income less than or equal to INR 1 lakh
    • Be pursuing studies at the post-matric level (Class 11 to PhD level)
    • Have got admission through CAP round (if applied for a professional course)
    • Maintain 75% attendance for the current year


    Note: If the applicants are boys, two boys of the same family can apply for this scholarship. However, in the case of girls, any number of girls from the same family can apply. 


    Eligible OBC applicants will be paid maintenance allowance as follows:

    • For Course Group A - INR 425 per month for hostellers and INR 190 per month for day-scholars*
    • For Course Group B - INR 290 per month for hostellers and INR 190 per month for day-scholars*
    • For Course Group C - INR 290 per month for hostellers and INR 190 per month for day-scholars*
    • For Course Group D - INR 230 per month for hostellers and INR 120 per month for day-scholars*
    • For Course Group E - INR 150 per month for hostellers and INR 90 per month for day-scholars*


    Note* - Duration - From admission date till exam completion date.

    • Caste certificate issued by a competent authority (This certificate considered as proof of residence)
    • Income certificate/Income Declaration issued by a competent authority
    • Caste validity certificate (Mandatory for professional degree courses, professional postgraduate courses)
    • HSC or SSC mark sheet or last examination mark sheet
    • Gap certificate (Mandatory in case of a gap)
    • Father/Guardians death certificate (If applicable)
    • Ration card for identifying the number of children in the family
    • Leaving certificate
    • Declaration certificate of parents/guardians for the number of children beneficiaries
    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 'New Applicant Registration'. 
    Step 3: Fill in all required details, verify the email and the phone number.
    Step 4: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometric. 
    Step 5: The candidates will receive an OTP on their registered mobile number if they opt for OTP authentication.
    Step 6: Complete the registration process by filling in all the required details.
    Step 7: Log in using the username and password. 
    Step 8: Complete the scholarship application, upload necessary documents and submit. 

Important Dates

Application Deadline - 31st May 2022

Selection Criteria

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

Terms and Conditions
  • If an applicant gets admission to a government hostel, he/she will be eligible only for 1/3rd amount of the hostel fee.
  • For OBC applicants studying in private unaided institutions, fees structure of government-aided institutions will be applicable only for non-professional courses (tuition fees, exam fees and other fees)
  • If the applicants fail in a particular year then they will receive the Tuition Fees, Exam Fees and Maintenance allowance of that particular academic year but they will not receive the benefit until they get promoted to the next higher class.
  • No scholarship will be paid to the applicants under this scheme from the date they accept another scholarship/stipend.
  • The applicants will be eligible for the scholarship, if they change the course from non–professional to professional but will not be eligible if they change the course from professional to non – professional.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by December, 2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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