Pre Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10) - Puducherry 2021-22

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EligibilitySC Students of Class 9 and 10
AwardVariable awards

About the Program


Pre Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10) - Puducherry 2021-22 is an initiative for SC students of Class 9 and 10. The scholarship is applicable for candidates who are domiciles of Puducherry. The scholarship aims to improve the participation of SC children in Classes 9 and 10 so that they can perform better and have a better chance of progressing to the post-matric stage of education. 

  • Pre Matric Scholarship for SC Students (Class 9 & 10) - Puducherry 2021-22

    To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must -

    • Belong to Scheduled Caste
    • Be a domicile of Puducherry
    • Be studying in Class 9 and 10 at a recognized institution
    • Have an annual family income of less than INR 2.50 lakh per annum
    • Not be getting any other centrally-funded Pre Matric Scholarship

    The selected students will receive benefits as follows -

    • Scholarship of INR 225 per month for day scholars and INR 525 per month for Hosteller
    • Books and Ad hoc Grant of INR 750 per annum for day scholars and INR 1,000 per annum for hostellers
    • Additional allowances for students with disabilities up to INR 240 per month 
    • Domicile certificate
    • 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' button below. 
    Step 2: Read the guidelines carefully, select the undertaking, and 'Continue'. 
    Step 3: Select the state of domicile, scholarship category (Post Matric), scheme type (scholarship scheme), gender, write the applicant's name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID.
    Step 4: Provide the bank details (Bank name, IFSC Code, Account Number)
    Step 5: Select Aadhaar or Bank Account Number as identification detail and click on the 'Register' button.
    Step 6: The mobile number will be verified and an OTP will be generated.
    Step 7: Now, log in using OTP and fill the form.
    Step 8: An application ID and password will be generated. Use that 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 lead to the cancellation of the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship Closing Date: 31st January 2022
Last Date for Defect Verification: 15th February 2022
Last Date for Institute Verification: 15th February 2022

Selection Criteria
  • All eligible Scheduled Caste candidates will be given scholarships as prescribed in this scheme.
  • The candidates belonging to one State but studying in another state will be awarded scholarships by the state to which they belong and will submit their applications to the competent authority in that state.
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Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship will be payable for 10 months in an academic year.
  • The award once made will continue subject to good conduct and regularity in attendance. It will be renewed for Class X after the student passes Class IX.
  • A certificate of Caste duly signed by an authorized Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar.
  • The provisions of this scheme can be changed at any time at the discretion of the Government of India.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by August, 2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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