Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship for VJNT & SBC Category, Maharashtra 2023-24

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EligibilityStudents enrolled in Class 11 and 12
Award₹300 monthly for 10 months

About the Program


Last Updated On : 16-11-2023   Posted By : Smriti Verma

Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship for VJNT & SBC Category, Maharashtra 2023-24 is an initiative of the VJNT, OBC, and SBC Welfare Department, Government of Maharashtra for VJNT and SBC category for students studying in Class 11 and 12. This scheme aims to foster an interest in learning among VJNT/SBC students by providing financial assistance to pursue higher education. Selected students will receive ₹300 per month for ten months.

Source: Aaple Sarkar DBT Portal

  • Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship for VJNT & SBC Category, Maharashtra 2023-24

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • be a domicile of Maharashtra
    • belong to Vimukta Jati and Nomadic Tribes (VJNT) or Special Backward Class (SBC) category
    • be studying in Class 11 and 12 in Junior College
    • have secured 75% and above marks in the Class 10 examination

    The selected students will receive ₹300 per month for 10 months (applicable for scholarship and freeship).

    • Domicile certificate
    • Caste certificate 
    • Leaving certificate
    • SSC or last examination marksheet
    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: 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: Click on the 'New Applicant Registration' button at the right-hand side of the dashboard.
    Step 4: Fill in all required details, verify the email and the phone number.
    Step 5: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometrics. 
    Step 6: After completing the authentication process, fill in all the required details to 'Register'.
    Step 7: Now, click on the 'Applicant login' button on the right-hand side of the dashboard.
    Step 8: Log in using the username and password. 
    Step 9: Fill in the necessary details, upload the specified documents, and submit. 

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 31st March 2024

Selection Criteria

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

Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship benefits can be availed in addition to the post-matric scholarship.
  • There is no income limit for the scholarship.
  • Applicantsmust not have an education gap to be eligible for this scholarship.

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