Post Matric Scholarships 2016-17 Online Application form

Post-Matric Scholarships 2016 - 2017

The Post-Matric scholarships was planned under “The Prime Minister’s New 15 Point Programme for the Welfare of Minorities” that was announced in June 2016. Post-Matric scholarships are awarded to minority students with merit throughout the education after his Matriculation (10th class). Even today lot of students fail to apply for this scholarship because lack of knowledge of this Scheme.
Government of India has awarded 500 crores in the financial year 2014 - 15 as the main objective of this scholarship scheme was to provide opportunities to economic weaker section of minorities to get higher education and thereby increase the education and employability among the minorities.
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Who can apply?

Students who study in India under any government or Private Higher secondary school/college or universities which comes under any of central government / state government or Union Territory administration. It is also available for students who pursue vocational courses in Industrial training Institutes.
Minorities who can apply for this scholarship are: Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis, notified in section 2 (c) of the national commission of minorities act.

Conditions for applying Post - Matric scholarships are: 

Student should have secured more than 50% marks in previous final exam

  The income of parents should not exceed more than 2 lakh from all sources
(Preference will be given to students from BPL families having lowest income)

  The scholarship will be discontinued if student fail to secure 50% marks in previous final exam

  The scholarship will be not be awarded for taking more than normal time to obtain Degree/M.Phil/Doctorate Degree

  will not be given to more than two students from a family

  The student should be regular to classes and methods of attendance will be decided by the institution or college

  If the student violates any terms and conditions of scholarship the scholarship will be suspended or cancelled

  The state government or Union territory administration has the right for recovering the full amount paid if the student found fraud by submitting false statement or certificates.

  The scholarship amount payable to students will be directly credited to their bank account.
Post-matric Scholarship once awarded can be renewed by submitting the previous year’s marks card if the student has secured 50% marks.

    How to Apply Post-Matric Scholarships Online?

    It is compulsory for all students to apply online in the official website : https://www.scholarships.gov.in

    Mandatory certificates or documents that have to be scanned and uploaded for fresh application and for renewal of application are:
      Student photo

      Institution Verification Form

      Self-Declaration of Income Certificate by the Student

      Self-Declaration of community by the Student

      Self-attested certificates of Previous academic marks sheet as filled in application form 

      Fee Receipt of current course

      Bank account proof in the name of student

      Residential certificate

    Optional Document to submit:
      Aadhaar card


    To know the courses that are eligible for this Post-matric Scholarship you can visit the official government website: https://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in