Pre-Matric SC Class 9 and 10 Scholarship, Tripura 2023-24

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EligibilitySC students of Tripura studying in Class 9 and 10
AwardA scholarship up to ₹525 for 10 months and other grants

About the Program


Last Updated On : 01-03-2024   Posted By : Disha Bhatt

Pre-Matric SC Class 9 and 10 Scholarship Tripura 2023-24 is an initiative of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, for SC community students of the state who are studying in Class 9 and 10. Selected candidates will be granted a scholarship of up to ₹525 per month for 10 months, along with additional grants.

Source: National Scholarship Portal (NSP)

  • Pre-Matric SC Class 9 and 10 Scholarship, Tripura 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must:-

    • be an Indian national
    • be domiciled in Tripura
    • belong to the Scheduled Caste (SC) community of the state
    • be a regular full-time student of Class 9 and 10, studying in a Government school or a school recognized by the Government or a Central/State Board of Secondary Education
    • have an annual parent(s)/guardian(s) income of not more than ₹2,50,000 from all sources


    Note:- Applicants must not be receiving any other centrally funded scholarship. However, the benefit of the National Means-cum-Merit scholarship scheme offered by the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education, can be availed by the beneficiaries of this scholarship.


    The eligible students will receive the following awards:

    Particulars Day Scholars Hostellers
    Scholarship (In ₹ per month for 10 months) 225 525
    Books and Ad-hoc Grant (In ₹ per annum) 750 1,000


    The 'Inclusive Education of the Disabled at Secondary Stage' (IEDSS) scheme, run by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), offers financial aid to students with disabilities attending secondary-level government, government-aided, and local body schools. This assistance falls under the scheme's "Student Oriented Component" and aims to support the education of the students at the post-matric level. 

    However, students in un-aided schools are not covered under the ‘Inclusive Education of the Disabled at Secondary Stage' (IEDSS).

    Therefore, SC students with disabilities, studying in Class 9 and 10 in private un-aided recognised schools, will be eligible for allowances as follows:- 

    Allowances for students with disabilities studying in private unaided schools Amount (In ₹ per month)
    Reader allowance for blind students 160
    Transport allowance for students with disabilities (as defined in the Persons with Disabilities Act 1995), if such students do not reside in the hostel which is within the premises of the educational institution 160
    Escort allowance for severely disabled (i.e. with 80% or higher disability) Day Scholars/Students with low extremity disability 160
    Helper allowance is admissible to any of the hostels willing to extend help to a severely orthopedically handicapped student residing in the hostel of an educational institution who may need the assistance of a helper 160
    Coaching allowance to mentally retarded and mentally ill students 240


    Note:- The disability as defined under the Persons with Disabilities (equal opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation Act, 1995) Act has to be certified by competent medical authority of the State Govt./UT Administration.

    • A passport-size photograph
    • One attested copy of academic transcripts including degree, certificate, etc.
    • A valid caste certificate duly signed by an authorised Revenue Officer (RO), not below the rank of Tehsildar
    • An income declaration by the self-employed parent(s)/guardian(s)
    • A receipt in acknowledgment of the scholarship in the previous year (if applicable)
    How can you apply?

    Eligible students can apply for the scholarship through the following steps:-
    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' link 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: Navigate to the 'Applicant Corner' and click on the 'New Registration' tab.
    Step 4: Read the details carefully, tick the checkbox, and click on the 'Continue' button. 
    Step 5: Enter mobile number, captcha code, and OTP, then submit.  
    Step 6: Fill in the required details and click on 'Save & Register' to complete the registration process. 
    Step 7: Now click on the 'Fresh Application' tab and log in using the application ID and password.
    Step 8: Fill in the required details, upload the necessary documents, and submit the application.

    Note:- All the applicants are advised to fill out the form correctly; no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill out only one application as multiple applications will cancel the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship Deadline: 10th March 2024

Selection Criteria

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

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Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship will be given for only one year. A student will not receive a scholarship for repeating a class.
  • In an academic year, the scholarship will be payable for 10 months.
  • The income certificate will be taken only once which will be at the time of admission to the course.
  • The Government of India at its own discretion can change the provisions of this scheme at any time.
  • The candidates living in any state other than the state of domicile will be awarded a scholarship by the state they belong to and will submit their applications to the competent authority in that state.  
  • The scholarship is payable from 1st April or from the month of admission, whichever is later, to the month in which the examinations are completed, at the end of the academic year (including maintenance allowance during holidays), provided that if the scholar secures admission after the 20th day of a month, the amount will be paid from the month following the month of admission. 


For Renewal of Scholarship:

  • The scholarship will be payable for 10 months in an academic year.
  • A student receiving a scholarship in Class 9 will be able to renew it for Class 10, subject to good conduct and regularity in attendance.

Note:- For detailed information, kindly go through the 'Scholarship Guidelines'.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by December, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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