Prerana Post Matric Scholarship for ST/SC/OBC/SEBC/EBC Communities 2020-21, Odisha

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EligibilityStudents studying at post-matriculation level
AwardVariable awards

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About the Program


ST & SC Development and Minorities & Other Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of Odisha invites applications for Prerana Post Matric Scholarship for ST/SC/OBC/SEBC/EBC Communities 2020-21, Odisha from SC/ST/OBC/EBC/SEBC community students studying at the post-matriculation level. The selected scholars will receive variable financial assistance under this scholarship scheme. 

  • Prerana Post Matric Scholarship for ST/SC/OBC/SEBC/EBC Communities 2020-21, Odisha

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Belong to ST/SC/OBC/SEBC/EBC category
    • Be a permanent resident of Odisha
    • Have an annual family income of not more than INR 2.5 lakh (for ST/SC category students)
    • Have an annual family income of not more than INR 1 Lakh (for OBC/SEBC/EBC category students)
    • Have secured a minimum of 50% marks in the previous examination (for OBC/SEBC category students)
    • Continue higher education in government institution only (for EBC category students)

    Note:- The scheme for EBC is applicable for GENERAL category students only (other than SC/ST/OBC/SEBC).

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    Under the Post Matric Scholarship scheme, eligible students will receive maintenance allowance as given below -

    • For SC/ST students - Up to INR 1,200
    • For OBC/SEBC/EBC students - Up to INR 750
Important Dates

Application start date: 05th November 2020
Application deadline: 22nd February 2021

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Terms and Conditions
  • Applicants need to fill the bank details very carefully.
  • Institution-wise applications will be processed on the first-come-first-serve basis for early disbursement of the scholarship.
  • Applicants need to provide their Aadhaar Card number for the disbursement of scholarships.
  • Carefully read the notices “Bank-accounts related advisory” and "Important Instructions" available on the official website.
  • Students who could not apply as the Fresh student last year are required to apply online as a Fresh student for the current year in the PRERANA Portal.
  • Students need to be ready with their roll number, year of passing & name of the board of matriculation examination at the time of online registration.
  • Students must furnish correct information regarding annual income as wrong information will get them debarred from getting the scholarship.
  • Students must keep their PRERANA User ID & Password confidential.
  • The students can use 'Track-Status' option to know the current status of their application form.

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