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Post Matric Scholarship and Top Class Education Scheme for Scheduled Caste Students

Important Schemes for Educational Empowerment of the Scheduled Castes

I. POST – MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR SC STUDENTS

Parental income Ceiling Raised:- from 1 lakh to 2 lakh per annum

 

 

Gr4oup of Courses

(as re-grouped)

Monthly Rates of Maintenance Allowance as revised w.e.f. 1-7-10 (in Rupees)
Day Scholars Hostellers
I 550 1200
II 530 820
III 300 570
IV 230 380

 

  • Rates of other admissible allowances also revised
  • About 46 lakh SC students benefitted in 2010-11

II. “TOP CLASS EDUCATION” SCHEME FOR SC STUDENTS ADMITTED IN PREMIER INSTITUTIONS

SC students getting admission in 182 premier institutions of the country are eligible for this scholarship.

Details of the 182 institutions may be seen on the Ministry’s website. Some of them are:-

Category of Institution No. No. of New Scholarships awarded per year per institution
Indian Institutes of Technology(IITs) 15 12*
Indian Institutes of Management(IIMs) 10 12
Indian Institutes of Technology(NITs) 20 12
Other Central Technical Education Institutions, Central Universities and Govt. Colleges of Engineering 9 10
Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IITs)

(i) Govt.

(ii) Non-Govt.

 

 

4

3

 

 

10

10

National Low Universities 9 5
Institutes of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition** 22 3
National Institutes for Disabilities 6 3
National Institutes of Fashion Technolotgy/Design 13 3

 

*For B. Tech Courses. In addition, 6 IITs havbe been allotted 12 slots each for MBA also.

**Promoted by the Government of India

Eligibility:- Annual Family Income- Upto 2 lakhs

Value of Scholarship:-

  • 2220/- Per Month
  • Reimbursement of fee
  • One time assistance for purchase of a computer

 

III. RAJIV GANDHI NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS PURSUING M.Phil, ph.D. AND EQUIVALENT COURSES

Annual Fellowships, awarded under the Scheme, increased from 1333 to 2000, from the academic year 2010-11.

Type of Scholarship Item of Assistance For Science, Humanities and Social Science For Engineering and Technology Escorts/ Reader Assistance
Junior Research Fellowship Fellowship during first two years (p.m.) 16,000 18,000 2,000/-p.m. in cases of physically and visually disabled candidates
Contingency for first two years (p.a.) 10,000 12,000
Senior Research Fellowship Fellowship during next three years (p.m.) 18,000 19,000
Contingency for next three years (p.a.) 20,500 25,000

 

To apply for these Scholarships, please contact the Head of the Institution.

For details, please look up the website of the Ministry at http://socialjustice.nic.in

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