Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students, Chandigarh 2022-23

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EligibilityClass 1 to 10 students
AwardUp to INR 500 per month and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 23-01-2023   Posted By : Salma

Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students, Chandigarh 2022-23 is an initiative for OBC students studying in schools of UT Chandigarh from Class 1 to 10. The scholarship scheme is being offered by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, the Government of India. The selected candidates will receive up to INR 500 per month and other benefits.

  • Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students, Chandigarh 2022-23

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • belong to the OBC category
    • be studying in schools of UT Chandigarh from Class 1 to 10
    • have 60% or above attendance in the previous class
    • have promoted from the previous class
    • have an annual family income of not more than INR 2.5 lakh from all sources

    The selected candidates will receive a scholarship in the following way - 

    • For day-scholars - INR 100 per month for 10 months from class 1 to 10
    • For Hostlers - INR 500 per month for 10 months from class 3 to 10
    • An ad-hoc grant of INR 500 per student per annum to all students i.e. hostlers as well as day scholars 
    • Caste certificate
    • Passport size photograph
    • Income certificate of the parents/guardians
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Date of Birth Certificate
    • Bank authorization letter
    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 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: 31st January 2023

Selection Criteria

The candidate will be selected based on the marks percentage obtained by the candidates in the qualifying exam and the parent’s/guardian’s annual income.

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Terms and Conditions
  • 30% of the scholarship seats are reserved for girl candidates.
  • The bank account number should be in the name of the student applying for the scholarship only.
  • The student applying for more than one scholarship/stipend in this Directorate or any other source for the same academic year will be rejected.
  • The students may not be allowed to take up employment or render help to parents in their work during the courses of studies.
  • The aadhaar number must be seeded (linked) with the bank account in which the Scholarship amount is desired to be transferred.
  • The scholarship will be renewed every year during the study. The award will be discontinued if a student fails to secure annual promotion except in case of unavoidable reasons to be certified by the competent authority of the scheme.
  • The scholarship amount will be payable from the date of joining to the date of leaving the school, excluding the period of vacation, which will be about 10 months in a year except in the cases where the students enter late or leave early amid the academic year.
  • The student can apply for only one particular Scheme during the same academic year.
  • The award will be discontinued if a student fails to secure annual promotion except for unavoidable reasons to be certified by the competent authority of the scheme. 
  • Migration from one institution to another is not allowed during the academic year except under exceptional circumstances and in the interest of students' academic career.

Note - For more information, kindly refer to the 'Scholarship Guidelines'.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by November, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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