Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10) 2022-23, Assam

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EligibilitySC students of Assam studying in Class 9 and 10
RegionIndia
AwardScholarship and other grants
Deadline15-Dec-2022

About the Program

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Last Updated On : 17-11-2022   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10) 2022-23, Assam is an initiative of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India to provide financial assistance to SC students who are studying in Class 9 and 10. Under this scheme, SC students from the EWS category will be offered financial support with an aim to reduce the incidences of student drop-outs during the transition from elementary to secondary stage. The selected candidates will receive a scholarship and other grants.

  • Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10) 2022-23, Assam
    Deadline15-Dec-2022
    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must - 

    • be a domicile of Assam
    • belong to Scheduled Caste (SC)
    • be a regular full-time student studying in Class 9 and 10 in a Government School or in a School recognized by Govt. or a Central/State Board of Secondary Education
    • have an annual family income of less than INR 2.5 lakh
    • not be getting any other centrally-funded pre-matric scholarship
    Benefits

    The selected scholars will receive the following benefits -

    • INR 225 per month to day scholars and INR 525 per month to hostellers
    • Book and Ad hoc grant of INR 750 per annum to day scholars and INR 1,000 per annum to hostellers

    Additional allowances for students with disabilities studying in private unaided schools - 

    Allowances for students with disabilities studying in Private unaided Schools Amount (In INR)
    Monthly Reader Allowance for Blind students 160
    Monthly 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
    Monthly Escort Allowance for Severely Disabled (i.e. with 80% or higher disability) Day Scholars/Students with low extremity disability 160
    Monthly 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
    Monthly 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.

    Documents
    • A copy of the prescribed application form
    • A passport size photograph
    • Self-attested copies of certificates, diplomas, degree, etc
    • Caste certificate duly signed by an authorised Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar
    • Income declaration certificate from the parents/guardians
    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 December 2022
Last Date for Defect Verification: 30th December 2022
Last Date for Institute Verification: 30th December 2022

Selection Criteria

The scholarship will be provided to all the candidates fulfilling 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.
  • A student getting a scholarship in Class 9 will be able to renew it for Class 10 subject to good conduct and regularity in attendance.
  • 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.

 

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

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