Saturday, 5 January 2019

Various Scholarship Schemes of HRD Ministry for Students



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Various  Scholarship  Schemes  of  HRD  Ministry  for  Students 








The  Ministry  of  Human  Resource  Development  is  implementing  the  following  important  scholarship schemes:   

(i)  National  Means-Cum  Merit  Scholarship  Scheme:  Under  the  scheme,  scholarship  is  awarded  to  the eligible meritorious  students,    having  parental  income  up to    Rs.1.5 lakh per  annum, with the objective    to arrest  their  dropping  out  in  class  VIII  and  encourage  them  to  continue  education  at  secondary  and  higher secondary  stage  up  to  class  XII.    1,00,000  fresh  scholarships  are  provided  per  annum.  The  rate  of scholarship  is  Rs.12,000/-  per  annum.   

(ii)  Central  Sector  Scheme  of  Scholarship  for  College  and  University  Students:  Under  the  scheme, financial  assistance  is  provided  to  those  eligible  meritorious  students  who  are  above  80th  percentile  of successful  candidates  in  the  relevant  stream  from  a  particular  Board  of  Examination,  in  class  XII  and having  family  income  of  less  than  Rs.  8  Lakhs  per  annum.      82000  fresh  scholarships  are  provided      per year  (41000  for  boys  and  41000  for  girls)  and  have  been  divided  amongst  the  State  Education  Boards based  on  the  State’s  population  in  the  age  group  of  18-25  years.    The      rate  of  scholarship  is  Rs.  10,000/- per  annum  for  the first  three years and Rs. 20,000/-  per  annum  for  the  fourth  and  fifth year.   

(iii)  Special  Scholarship  Scheme  for  Jammu  and  Kashmir:  The  scheme  aims  to  encourage  the  youth from  Jammu  &  Kashmir  to  take  advantage  of  the  educational  institutions  outside  the  state,  which  would provide  them  an  opportunity,  to  interact  with  their  counterpart  from  the  rest  of  the  country,  thereby  be part  of  the  mainstream.  5000  fresh  scholarships  are  provided  per  annum.  Scholarship  is  provided  towards Tuition  fee  and  Maintenance  allowance.  The  rate  of  scholarship  towards  tuition  fee  for  General  Degree course  is  Rs.30,000  per  annum,  for  Engineering  course  is  Rs.1.25  Lakhs  per  annum  and  for  Medical studies  is  Rs.3.0  Lakhs  per  annum.  Fixed  Maintenance  allowance  of  Rs.  1.0  Lakhs  per  annum  is  provided to all  students. 

The  number  of  students  who have been disbursed fresh  and renewal  scholarships  is: 


The Government has taken several steps/initiatives to ensure that the benefit of the scheme is availed by all the deserving students. As a result of various initiatives including inviting of online application, online counseling & online allotment of seats, creation of supernumerary quota seats in Engineering, Architecture, Nursing, Pharmacy and Agriculture colleges, more number of students are taking admission in professional courses and thereby improving their employability.  

This information was given by the Minister of State (HRD), Dr. Satya Pal Singh today in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question. 

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