Pre Matric Scholarship to Scheduled Caste Students, Dadra and Nagar Haveli 2022

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EligibilitySC students of Class 9 and 10
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About the Program


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

Pre Matric Scholarship to Scheduled Caste Students, Dadra and Nagar Haveli 2022 is an initiative for SC community students who are studying in Class 9 and 10. The scholarship is being offered by the Government of India. The main aim of the scholarship scheme is to support the education of SC students to eliminate the incidence of dropout, especially during the transition from elementary to the secondary stage. The selected students will receive scholarship and other grants.

  • Pre Matric Scholarship to Scheduled Caste Students, Dadra and Nagar Haveli 2022

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • be a domicile of Dadra and Nagar Haveli
    • be studying in Class 9 and 10
    • belong to Scheduled Caste (SC) community
    • have a family income of less than INR 2.50 lakh per annum

    The value of a scholarship includes the following for the complete duration of the course - 

    • Scholarship and other grant
    • Additional allowance for students with disabilities studying in private un-aided recognized Institutes/Schools

    Rate of scholarship and other grants are as follows -

    Item Day Scholars Hostellers
    Scholarship per month in INR for 10 months 225 525
    Books and Ad hoc grant (per annum) 750 1,000


    The SC students with disabilities studying in Class 9 and 10 in private un-aided recognized schools will receive allowances under this scheme as follows - 

    Allowances Amount (INR)
    Monthly reader allowance for blind students  160
    Monthly transport allowances 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 institution 160
    Monthly Escort Allowance for Severely Disabled (i.e. with 80% or higher disability) Day Scholars/Students with extremely low disability 160
    Monthly helper allowance 160
    Monthly Coaching Allowance to Mentally Retarded and ill students 240
    • Passport size photograph
    • Caste certificate
    • Income declaration
    • Certificates, diploma, degree, etc. of previously passed examination
    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

Application Deadline: 22nd November 2022
Last Date for Defective Verification: 29th November 2022
Last Date for Institute Verification: 29th November 2022

Selection Criteria

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

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Terms and Conditions
  • The students should not be in receipt of any other centrally-funded scholarship. 
  • The candidates must be pursuing full-time studies in a government school or recognised school. 
  • The continuation of the scholarship is subject to the applicant's good conduct and regularity in attendance. 
  • The recipient of this scholarship can not accept any other scholarship or stipend.
  • The candidates who after passing one stage of education are studying in the same stage of education but in different subjects are not eligible.
  • Students who pursue their studies through correspondence courses are also eligible. The term correspondence includes distance and continuing education.
  • The candidates belonging to one State but studying in another State will be awarded scholarships by the State to which they belong. 

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

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