Friday, July 17, 2009

Government of India Scholarship For Deprived Students

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)Government of India has launched a scholarship programme to provide financial assistance to deprived students

The scholarship has been named as 'Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students'.

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the results of senior secondary examination. 82000 fresh scholarships per annum [41000 for boys and 41000 for girls will be awarded for graduate / postgraduate studies in colleges and universities and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering etc.

The total number of scholarships will be divided amongst the State Boards based on the State's population in the age group of 18-25 years, after segregating share of CBSE and ICSE on the basis of number of students passing out from various Boards in the country. 50pc of the scholarships would be earmarked for girls.

Students will be given an amount of Rs.1000 per month at graduate level for the first three years of college and university and student will be given Rs.2000 per month at post-graduation level.

Students enrolled in professional courses will be given Rs.2000 per month in the fourth and fifth year. Students will be provided scholarship for 10 months in a year.

Under the eligibility conditions for the award of scholarship, the student has to be an Indian national and should have scored a minimum of 80 per cent marks in the AISSCE, 2009 conducted by the CBSE.

The Undergraduate /Professional /Degree courses should have been pursued as regular courses by the student, (not correspondence or distance mode) from recognised educational institutions in India and not availing of any other scholarship scheme.

The scheme is applicable to both 'general' and 'reserved' categories but the student should belong to non-creamy layer implying that the income ceiling not exceed 4.5 Lakhs per annum.

The reservation of various categories are: SC 15 per cent,ST- 7.5 per cent, OBC- 27 per cent and horizontally three per cent for physically handicapped.

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Anonymous said...

very nice job...but i m in search of govt scholorships for indian students for abroad pls help me out...thanx...

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