Retention Scholarship for SC Girl Students - Puducherry 2022-23

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EligibilitySC Category Girl Students from Class 1 to 5
AwardINR 25 per month for 10 months

About the Program


Last Updated On : 19-08-2022   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

Retention Scholarship for SC Girl Students - Puducherry 2022-23 is an initiative of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India to financially help SC category girl students of Class 1 to 5. The scholarship is applicable for candidates who are domiciles of Puducherry. The selected candidates will receive INR 25 per month for 10 months.

  • Retention Scholarship for SC Girl Students - Puducherry 2022-23

    To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must - 

    • be a girl student belonging to the Scheduled Caste category
    • be a domicile of Puducherry
    • be studying in Class 1 to 5 at a recognised institution
    • have an annual family income of less than INR 18,000

    The selected girls will be granted educational concession at the rate of INR 25 per month for 10 months in an academic year.

    • Domicile certificate
    • A passport size photograph
    • Self-attested copies of certificates, diplomas, degree, etc
    • Caste certificate duly signed by an authorised Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar
    • Income declaration certificate from the parents/guardians
    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

Scholarship Closing Date: 31st October 2022
Last Date for Defect Verification: 15th November 2022
Last Date for Institute Verification: 15th November 2022

Selection Criteria

All eligible Scheduled Caste candidates will be given scholarships as prescribed in this Scheme.

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Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship will be payable for 10 months in an academic year.
  • The Administrative Secretary is the competent authority to sanction the scholarship to the eligible students.  
  • The scholarship will be cancelled for any misconduct on the part of the scholar.

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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