Pre Matric ST Scholarship Schemes Class 9 and 10, Tripura 2023-24

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EligibilityST students studying in Class 9 and 10
AwardA monthly scholarship and other grants

About the Program


Last Updated On : 30-10-2023   Posted By : Disha Bhatt

Pre Matric ST Scholarship Schemes Classes 9 and 10, Tripura 2023-24 is an initiative of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, for Classes 9 and 10 students of Tripura. The objective of this scheme is to support the education of ST students to reduce dropout rate, especially during the transition from elementary to the secondary stage. The selected students will receive a monthly scholarship and other grants.

Source: National Scholarship Portal

  • Pre Matric ST Scholarship Schemes Class 9 and 10, Tripura 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must- 

    • be a domicile of Tripura
    • belong to the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category
    • be a regular or full-time student studying in Classes 9 and 10 in a Government school or in a school recognised by government or a Central/State Board of Secondary Education 
    • have a family income less than ₹ 2,00,000 per annum from all sources 

    Note - Students should not be receiving any other centrally funded pre-matric scholarship.


    Eligible students will receive the following awards:- 

    Item Day Scholar Hosteller
    Scholarship (In ₹ per month for 10 months) 150 350
    Books and ad-hoc grant (In ₹ per annum) 750 1,000


    Following additional allowances for ST students with disabilities studying in private unaided schools:- 

    Allowances for students with disabilities studying in private unaided schools Amount (In ₹)
    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.

    • A passport-size photograph
    • Attested copy of certificate/degree/diploma for all the examinations passed 
    • Income certificate issued by an authorized Revenue Officer, not below the rank of Tehsildar 
    • A receipt in acknowledgment of the scholarship in the previous year
    How can you apply?

    Eligible students can apply for the scholarship through the following steps:-

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' link below. 
    Step 2: Click on the 'Register' button and fill in the required registration details. (Note: If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email ID).
    Step 3: Navigate to 'Applicant Corner' and click on 'New Registration' tab.
    Step 4: Read the details carefully, tick the checkbox and click on the 'Continue' button. 
    Step 5: Select the respective Aadhaar option, enter mobile number, captcha code, and OTP, then submit.  
    Step 6: Fill in the required details and click on 'Save & Register' to complete the registration process. 
    Step 7: Now click on the 'Fresh Application' tab and log in using the application ID and password.
    Step 8: Fill in the required details, upload the necessary documents and submit the application.

    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 Deadline: 30th November 2023

Selection Criteria

Candidates will be selected based on the fulfillment of the eligibility criteria.

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Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship will be payable for 10 months in an academic year.
  • Candidate belonging to one state but studying in another state will be awarded a scholarship by the state to which they belong. 
  • Selections will be done by keeping in view the funds-limited nature of the scholarship scheme.
  • The scholarship is provided on the basis of satisfactory progress and conduct of the scholars.
  • The award will be subject to good conduct and regularity in attendance of the recipients. 
  • The scholarship will be renewed for Class 10 when the recipient is able to pass Class 9.
  • Renewal of the scholarship will be paid from the month following the month up to which the scholarship was paid in the previous year.
  • The provisions of this scheme can be changed at any time at the discretion of the Government of India.
  • The scholarship of a student will be cancelled in case of discontinuation of studies due to personal reasons or in case of false information provided in the online application.


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

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