Post Matric Scholarship to OBC Students, Maharashtra 2023-24

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EligibilityOBC students studying post-matric level
AwardA monthly maintenance allowance up to ₹425 and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 16-11-2023   Posted By : Smriti Verma

Post Matric Scholarship to OBC Students, Maharashtra 2023-24 is an initiative of the VJNT, OBC, and SBC Welfare Department, Government of Maharashtra to financially help OBC students studying at post-matric level. The scheme aims to foster a passion for higher education among OBC students by providing them with financial assistance for their educational expenses. The selected students will receive a monthly maintenance allowance of up to ₹425 and other benefits.

Source: Aaple Sarkar DBT Portal

  • Post Matric Scholarship to OBC Students, Maharashtra 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • be a domicile of Maharashtra
    • belong to the OBC community
    • be pursuing educational courses approved by the governemnt at the post-matric level (Class 11 and above)
    • have taken admission through CAP round (if applied for a professional course)
    • have a minimum of 75% attendance for the current academic year
    • have an annual family income of less than or equal to ₹1,50,000

    Eligible students will be paid maintenance allowance as follows:

    Course Group Hostellers (in ₹, per month for 10 months) Day Scholars (in ₹, per month for 10 months)
    A 425 190
    B 290 190
    C 290 190
    D 230 120
    E 150 90


    Note: The maintenance allowance will be given to the selected students from admission to exam completion date.

    50% of tuition fees and exam fees will be paid to OBC applicants who have been admitted to government-approved non-granted colleges in professional courses.

    100% tuition fees, exam fees and maintenance allowance will be given to applicants who are studying in government/aided/non-aided institutions in professional courses and non-professional courses.

    100% benefit (tuition fees, exam fees, and maintenance allowance) will be given to students pursuing D.Ed, and B.Ed courses.

    NoteIf the applicant takes an admission on or before the 20th of any month, a maintenance allowance will be issued for that current month. Otherwise, maintenance allowance will be entitled from next month.

    • Caste certificate
    • Ration card
    • Leaving certificate
    • Income certificate/Income Declaration
    • Gap certificate (if applicable)
    • Father/Guardian's death certificate (if applicable)
    • HSC or SSC marksheet or last examination marksheet
    • Caste validity certificate (mandatory for professional degree courses)
    • Declaration certificate of parents/guardians about 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 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 the 'New Applicant Registration' button at the right-hand side of the dashboard.
    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

Application Deadline: 31st March 2024

Selection Criteria

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

Terms and Conditions
  • If applicants fail in a particular academic year, they will receive tuition fees, exam fees, and maintenance allowance for that specific year.
  • Applicants will not receive scholarship benefits until they get promoted to the next higher class.
  • No scholarship will be paid to applicants under this scheme if they accept another scholarship or stipend from any source.
  • Applicants changing from a non-professional course to a professional course are eligible for the scholarship. However, applicants changing from a professional course to a non-professional course will not be eligible.
  • Only 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.

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