Pre Matric Scholarship for OBC Students - Puducherry 2022-23

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EligibilityOBC Category Students of Class 1 to 10
AwardScholarship up to INR 500 per month for 10 months and Ad-hoc grant

About the Program


Last Updated On : 05-01-2023   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

Pre Matric Scholarship for OBC Students - Puducherry 2022-23 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 10. The selected candidates will receive a scholarship of up to INR 500 per month for 10 months and an ad-hoc grant.

  • Pre Matric Scholarship for OBC Students - Puducherry 2022-23

    To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must -

    • be a domicile of Puducherry
    • belong to Other Backward Classes (OBC)
    • be studying in Class 1 to 10
    • have an annual family income of less than INR 2,50,000 from all sources

    The selected candidates will receive the following benefits -

    • The students as day scholars will be covered for students studying in Class 1 to 10. The rate of the scholarship will be INR 100 per month for 10 months.
    • The students as hostellers will be covered for students studying in Class 3 to 10. The rate of the scholarship will be INR 500 per month for 10 months.
    • An ad-hoc grant of INR 500 per annum to all students.


    Note - The scholarship will be payable from the date of joining till the date of leaving the school, excluding the period of vacation.

    • Marksheet of previous qualifying examination
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Bank account details
    • Category certificate
    • Domicile certificate
    • Income certificate


    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through the following steps -

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' link below. 
    Step 2: Navigate to 'Applicant Corner'and click on 'New Registration'.
    Step 3: Now click on 'Click here for other Scholarship Schemes hosted on NSP for AY 2022-23'.
    Step 4: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking, and 'Continue'
    Step 5: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category (Pre Matric), scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, and write the applicant's name, date of birth, mobile number, and email ID.
    Step 6: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
    Step 7: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
    Step 8: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
    Step 9: Now, log in using OTP and fill out the application form.
    Step 10: After successful submission of the application form, an application ID and password will be generated which can be used for future references.

    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 Closing Date: 15th January 2023
Last Date for Defect Verification: 15th February 2023
Last Date for Institute Verification: 15th February 2023

Selection Criteria

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

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Terms and Conditions
  • The scholars obtaining benefits under this scholarship will not be allowed to avail benefits of any other scholarship.
  • Regular attendance records of not less than 60% in the previous year should be a pre-requisite for availing scholarship.
  • At least 5% of students with disabilities should be covered under this scholarship.
  • 30% of the scholarship will be reserved for girl candidates.


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by December, 2023. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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