Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students - Puducherry 2023-24

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EligibilityStudents studying at Class 1 to 5
AwardAn annual scholarship up to ₹5,500

About the Program


Last Updated On : 17-01-2024   Posted By : Disha Bhatt

Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students - Puducherry 2023-24 is an opportunity offered by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India to OBC category students of Puducherry studying in Class 1 to 5. The selected candidates will receive an annual scholarship of up to ₹5,500.

Source: National Scholarship Portal (NSP)

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students - Puducherry 2023-24

    To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must:-

    • be an Indian national
    • be domiciled in Puducherry
    • belong to Other Backward Classes (OBC) category, as specified in the central list of National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) in the Union Territory of Puducherry 
    • be studying in Class 1 to 5 in a recognised institution belonging to UT of Puducherry and registered with the Government of Puducherry
    • have obtained a minimum of 35% marks in the previous qualifying examination
    • have an annual family income of less than ₹2,50,000 from all sources

    The selected candidates will receive the following benefits: 

    Particulars Scholarship Amount (per annum)
    Day Scholars ₹1,500
    Hostellers  ₹5,500
    • Nationality proof
    • Marksheet of previous qualifying examination
    • Aadhaar card
    • Bank account details
    • Caste/community certificate (if applicable)
    • Domicile certificate
    • Parent's annual income certificate
    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 '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: Select the respective Aadhaar option, enter your mobile number, captcha code, and OTP, and 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 the form correctly, no changes can be made once submitted. The applicants are also advised to fill in only one application as multiple applications will cancel the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship Deadline: 20th January 2024

Selection Criteria

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

Terms and Conditions
  • The scholars obtaining benefits under this scholarship will not be allowed to avail of benefits of any other scholarship.
  • The applicant must have regular attendance in the previous class.
  • Students must have good conduct to be eligible for the scholarship. 

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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