Pre Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 & 10) - Puducherry 2020-21

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Last updated on: 15-Sep-2020
EligibilityST students of Class 9 and 10
RegionIndia
AwardVariable awards
Deadline31-Oct-2020

About the Program

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India invites applications for Pre Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 & 10) - Puducherry 2020-21 from ST 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 ST children in Classes 9 and 10 so that they perform better and have a better chance of progressing to the post-matric stage of education. 

Scholarship
  • Pre Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 & 10) - Puducherry 2020-21 Deadline31-Oct-2020
    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must-

    • Belong to Scheduled Tribes community
    • Be a domicile of Puducherry
    • Be studying in Class 9 and 10 at a recognised institution
    • Have an annual family income less than INR 2.00 lakh
    • Not be getting any other centrally-funded Pre Matric Scholarship
    Benefits

    The selected students will receive benefits as follows -

    • Scholarship of INR 150 per month for day scholars and INR 350 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 
    Documents
    • 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, 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 only one application as multiple applications will lead to the cancellation of the form.

Important Dates

Scholarship announcement date: 16th August 2020
Scholarship closing date: 31st October 2020
Last date for defective verification: 15th November 2020
Last date for institute verification: 15th November 2020

Selection Criteria
  • All eligible Scheduled Tribes community candidates will be given scholarships as prescribed in this scheme.
  • 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.
  • The provisions of this scheme can be changed at any time at the discretion of the Government of India.

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