Post Matric Scholarship to OBC Students, Maharashtra 2022-23

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EligibilityOBC students studying from Class 11 to Ph.D. level
AwardMaintenance allowance and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 18-09-2023   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

Post Matric Scholarship to OBC Students, Maharashtra 2022-23 is an initiative of the VJNT, OBC and SBC Welfare Department, Government of Maharashtra to financially help OBC students studying from Class 11 to Ph.D. level and residing in Maharashtra. The selected students will receive a maintenance allowance and other benefits.

  • Post Matric Scholarship to OBC Students, Maharashtra 2022-23

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • be a resident of Maharashtra
    • belong to the OBC community
    • have an annual family income of less than or equal to INR 1 lakh
    • be pursuing studies at post-matric level (Class 11 to PhD level)
    • have taken admission through CAP round (if applied for a professional course)
    • have a minimum of 75% attendance for current academic year


    Note - 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. 


    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 - 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 taken admission in 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.

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

    • 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 marksheet 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 phone number.
    Step 4: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometrics. 
    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 the necessary documents and submit. 

Important Dates

Application Deadline - 25th September 2023

Selection Criteria

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

Terms and Conditions
  • If the applicants fail in a particular year then they will receive the tuition fees, exam fees and Maintenance allowance for that particular academic year.
  • The applicants 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 September, 2023. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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