Assam Scholarship, Refund & Eligibility, Apply

Assam Scholarship 2021:- Assam has a great opportunity as the Director of Higher Education. Assam Scholarship is a very popular and popular scheme for the residents of Assam, it is given to the meritorious students who do very well in their studies and are taking their state’s name.  With a view to providing educational opportunities to students with disabilities, the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities is implementing scholarship for three scholarship schemes ie, pre-matriculation, post-matriculation for their empowerment through education, and above class education. Assam is fully responsible for providing scholarship schemes at degree, master’s degree, and Ph.D. levels. Students who are showing willingness for the scholarship can submit their application form online. Also for more information, you can check the direct official URL https://directorateofhighereducation.assam.gov.in/portlets/scholarships.

Latest Update: The applications for Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarship for  SC and OBC students of Assam are now open. The last date to submit the applications is 29th February 2021.

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VARIOUS SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES UNDER THE DIRECTOR OF HIGHER EDUCATION, ASSAM

 
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Assam Scholarship category

Assam government presents the scholarship in different parts such as Combined Merit Scholarship  – Degree, Combined Merit Scholarship – Master Degree, PG Research Scholarship For Ph.D., Scholarship For M.Phil, PG LLM Scholarship For Law.

Assam State Engineering and Technological Merit Scholarship

CoursesAmount
For Diploma Courseper month outside/inside the state Rs.150/-
For Degree Courseper month For inside Rs.150/- and per month for outside the state Rs.250/-
For Master/PG Courseper month For inside Rs.150/- and per month for outside the state Rs.250/-

Eligibility Criteria of Assam Scholarship

  • Students must be residents of Assam.
  • It is compulsory for students to get 60% marks in 12th class for higher education.
  • Candidate should pursing the Degree / Master Degree Courses in Arts/ Science/ Commerce discipline for the academic year 2021-20 from a recognized.
  • Students should have their own valet bank account in their name and at the time of submitting the application, they have to submit their all bank details and carefully the income IFSC code should be correct.
  • Students who are studying for MPhil and Ph.D. are students Eligible for the Assam Scholarship.

Amount of Scholarship

Diploma
  • Rs.900 per month
  • Rs.1000 per annum
  • Rs.11,800 per annum
Degree
  • Rs.1000 per month
  • Rs.1400 per annum
  • Rs.13,400 per annum
Post Graduate
  • Rs.1200 per month
  • Rs.2000 per annum
  • Rs.16,400 per annum
Ph.D/M.Phil
  • Rs.1500 per month
  • Rs.3000 per annum
  • Rs.21,000 per annum

Complete List of Assam Scholarship

S.No.Scholarship NameApplication Period*Provider Name
1Assam Foundation of North America Akadamics ScholarshipBetween January and April
Assam Foundation of North America (AFNA)
2Combined Merit Scholarship, AssamBetween August and October
Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Assam
3Means cum Merit Scholarship, AssamBetween March and May
Department of Higher Education, Government of Assam
4National Talent Search Exam (NTSE)Between August and September
National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
5Post Graduate Research Fellowship, AssamBetween August and October
Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Assam
6Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, AssamBetween November and January
Government of Assam
7Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students, AssamBetween November and January
Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India
8Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, AssamBetween November and January
Government of Assam
9Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 1 to 8), AssamBetween November and January
Department of Welfare of Plains Tribes & Backward Classes, Government of Assam
10Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 & 10), AssamBetween November and January
Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India
11Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam RiflesBetween September and October
Welfare and Rehabilitation Board, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India

Pre-Assam Scholarship for Scheduled Tribes:

For classes I to IX

  • Assam Scholarship will be awarded to those students whose parents/guardians income does not exceed Rs. 50,000 / – per year.

Assam Eligibility Criteria for Scheduled Tribe Category Pre Matric Scholarship:

For Class: IX to X

  • Students must be from ST
  • The income of his parents should not exceed Rs. 2.00 Lakh Per Year

Pre Matric Eligibility for OBC Category:

  • 2,50,000 / – per year for those students whose parents salary is not more.

Assam Post Matric Scholarship for OBC category:

  • The scholarship is for Indian candidates only.
  • Candidates who have completed their matriculation from a recognized board can apply for this scheme.

Post Matric Scholarship Criteria for ST Class:

  • The salary of their parents should be between Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 2.50 lakhs.

How to apply of Assam Scholarship?

  • The first official visit to Assam is the official website of (Click Here)
  • Then read the notification carefully. Check all the details which are given on the web page.
  • Fill the form without making any mistake.
  • Attach all necessary documents.
  • Save your registration number for the future.
  • A hard copy remains closed print for security.

Document required

  • Income declaration affidavit.
  • Attested Copy of last Qualifying Mark 
  • Caste Certificate.
  • sheet/Certificate.
  • Residential proof.
  • Passbook Photocopy.
  • Recent Passport size photograph.
  • Income Certificate.

Scholarship details 

  • Scholarship candidates are selected based on the merit list. This scholarship is given for four academic years. It is important to note that the student who scored above 50% marks in the academic year exam can only get the scholarship for the next academic year.
  • Based on the marks the student should renewal for next year. Every year the scholarship amount will be sent to the student’s bank account directly.
  • Students who have scored the rank below 10,000 in the competitive exams are eligible for getting a 100% scholarship. If any students have scored the rank more than 10,000 will not get 100% scholarship but maybe a chance to get up to 50% scholarship amount.
  • While filling the details in the application form please be cautious because if you enter the wrong details there is a case of rejection also.
  • The documents to be carried out by the students are residence certificate, income certificate, caste certificate, Bonafide certificate, mark sheet of class X, and 12th.
  • The students should not that they should apply for any other scholarship. Only two persons of the family can get the scholarship. Students under the scheme should not be more than 17 years.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What can I do to apply for the Assam Scholarship?

Pre-matriculation, post matriculation, and meritless mean-based scholarship schemes are online schemes and for any new or renewal scholarship under any of these schemes, one can apply on Assam Scholarship https://assam.gov.in/. The link of the portal is also given on the website of the Ministry of Minority Affairs i.e. www.minorityaffairs.gov.in. For registration on the Assam Scholarship, an online undertaking must be submitted by the applicant who is over 18 years of age and if the applicant is a parent/guardian Under 18 years of age

Who is eligible to apply for Assam pre-matriculation, post matriculation, and qualification?

Students belonging to six notified minority communities. Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis (Parsis) are studying only in India and are eligible to apply for these scholarships to meet the guidelines of the scheme.

What is the Institute Verification Certificate for Assam Scholarship?

To enable a student to apply for a scholarship under any of the 3 schemes, the institute/school has to appoint a Nodal Officer and the Nodal Officer has to register himself on the portal (NSP). A format of the Institute Nodal Officer Registration Form is given in Annexure-I.

Can I edit already saved information for longer?

You can edit the draft / incomplete information filled by you till you submit the online application. To edit the application, go to the “Student Login” option → enter the application ID, and then click on the submit ‘Login’ button.

What is the process for verification of the Assam Scholarship application?

Your application should be verified at the school/institute level and then at the domicile district/domicile state / UT level. You can contact the concerned verification authorities for online verification of your application on the NSP portal within the given timeframe. The Ministry of Minority Affairs will release the scholarship amount only if your application is verified and approved by all the verification authorities. If your application is rejected by the concerned authority for any reason, you will not receive the scholarship amount.

What should I do if I do not find my name in Assam Scholarship in the drop-down menu?

You should contact the Assam Scholarship portal or contact the nodal officer immediately. The place in the state where the institute is located. You can also contact the Noda I officer of that state. Via e-mail directly to the Ministry. If your institution is a qualified institution,
The concerned state government will enter it into the database and then you can apply.

Assam Scholarship, Refund & Eligibility, Apply

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