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

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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 ScholarsHostellers
I5501200
II530820
III300570
IV230380

 

  • 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 InstitutionNo.No. of New Scholarships awarded per year per institution
Indian Institutes of Technology(IITs)1512*
Indian Institutes of Management(IIMs)1012
Indian Institutes of Technology(NITs)2012
Other Central Technical Education Institutions, Central Universities and Govt. Colleges of Engineering910
Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IITs)

(i) Govt.

(ii) Non-Govt.

 

 

4

3

 

 

10

10

National Low Universities95
Institutes of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition**223
National Institutes for Disabilities63
National Institutes of Fashion Technolotgy/Design133

 

*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 ScholarshipItem of AssistanceFor Science, Humanities and Social ScienceFor Engineering and TechnologyEscorts/ Reader Assistance
Junior Research FellowshipFellowship during first two years (p.m.)16,00018,0002,000/-p.m. in cases of physically and visually disabled candidates
Contingency for first two years (p.a.)10,00012,000
Senior Research FellowshipFellowship during next three years (p.m.)18,00019,000
Contingency for next three years (p.a.)20,50025,000

 

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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