Post-Matric Scholarship to VJNT Students, Maharashtra 2022-23

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EligibilityVJNT category students studying from Class 11 to PhD level
AwardMaintenance allowance and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 12-10-2022   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

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

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

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • be a resident of Maharashtra
    • belong to VJNT category
    • be studying at post-matric level (Class 11 to PhD) from an institution approved by the Government
    • have an annual family income of less than or equal to INR 1.5 lakh
    • have 75% attendance for the current year

    The selected scholars will receive maintenance allowance as follows -

    Group Hostlers (INR per month) Day Scholars (INR per month)
    Group A 425 190
    Group B 290 190
    Group C 290 190
    Group D 230 120
    Group E 150 90

    Note - The above amount will be given to the students from the admission date to till exam completion date.

    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, non-professional courses and B.Ed and D.Ed courses.

    Note - If 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
    • Mark sheet of HSC or SSC or last examination
    • Gap certificate
    • Father/Guardian's death certificate
    • Ration card
    • Leaving certificate
    • Income certificate/Income declaration issued by a competent authority
    • Caste validity certificate
    • Declaration certificate of parents/guardian 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 '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 - 31st March 2023

Selection Criteria

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

Terms and Conditions
  • The applicants are required to pass the previous year's examination for the renewal of the scholarship.
  • The applicants must maintain 75% attendance in the current year to apply for the scholarship.
  • If the applicants get admission to a government hostel, they will be eligible for one-third amount of hostlers.
  • Scholarships/freeship will continue until the applicant completes one course.
  • No scholarship will be paid to the applicants under this scheme who are already receiving a scholarship/stipend.
  • The applicants who change from professional to non-professional courses will not receive any scholarship.

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