Post matric minority Scholarship, Eligibility, Award

The Post matric minority Scholarship is being considered to the students by a Ministry of Minority Affairs for their higher-level studies and it will only be received by the Minority Communities. The Ministry of Minority Affairs Government of India is offering Post Matric Scholarships to students from 11th to Ph.D. students who are enrolled from the Minority Community. The only purpose of this scholarship is to help those minority students who do not have good conditions due to which they are not complete their studies. Students who want to study within 11th to Ph.D in level will be provided assistance up to 10000 annually. The scheme is a Central Sector Scheme and 100% funding is provided by the Ministry of Minority Affairs.

Post matric minority Scholarship Highlight

  • Post matric scholarship organized for minority students by the Government of India to help meritorious students.
  • The Post Matric Scholarship is intended for cable minority community candidates.
  • Candidates have to pass at least 10th class to get the scholarship.
  • Students of class 11 to Ph.D are eligible for this scholarship.
  • The first opportunity will be given to the minority communities who are financial Weakers.

Important dates

Events Dates
Online application releasing date The second week October 2021
Closing date for an application form Last week October 2021

Selection of Students 

The selection of students for the Post matric minority Scholarship is done in front of them from income. If the water condition of any student is not good, if the BPL cardholder is himself then he will be given the first opportunity to proceed to this scheme. If students have scored 50% or more in the previous exam then they will be encouraged for further studies.

At the time of selection, students will have to appear on the family income certificate, if the family income certificate is the same both the students, then they will be made according to the date of birth.

Scholarship Renewal

  • There is no merit list generation for the renewal of the cases. Renewal applicants will receive scholarships.
  • If someone has gained 50% in examinations of the previous year (on)
  • The same institution and has been verified by the same course) and its application to all officials (specified by the Ministry of Minority Affairs) and approved by the State Governments / Union Territories.

Eligibility Criteria of Post Matric Scholarship For Minorities

  • Students will have to belong from the minority community, according to the Government of India.
  • Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jain and Zoroastrian s (Parsis) have been notified as minority communities under Section.
  • Students will have to achieve 50% percentile in their previous examinations.
  • Both Day scholar and hostellers are eligible to apply.
  • The family income of students is more than two lakh names.

Scholarship Duration and Amount 

The Post matric minority Scholarship will be awarded for the entire course of the academic year. The maintenance allowance will be given in a single academic year for 2017-18 for the year 2021-20 as fixed lump sum (below para-9).

Programe Amonut
Rate of Scholarship Admission + Tuition Fee Admission and tuition fee Class XI & XII: Rs. 7,000/- per annum subject to actuals (both Hosteller & Day Scholar)  

Admission and course/tuition fee for technical and vocational courses of XI and XII level (Courses of one or more year of duration): Rs. 10,000/- per annum subject to actuals (both Hosteller & Day Scholar)

Admission and tuition fee for UG & PG level: Rs. 3,000/- per annum subject to actuals (both Hosteller & Day Scholar) 

Maintenance Allowance For Class XI & XII including Tech. & Voc. Course*: Rs. 380/- per month for Hosteller & Rs. 230/- per month for Day Scholar

For Courses other than Tech. & Prof. courses at UG & PG level*: Rs. 570/- per month for Hosteller & Rs. 300/- per month for Day Scholar

For M.Phil & Ph.D.*: Rs. 1,200/- per month for Hosteller & Rs. 550/- per month for Day Scholar

How to apply of Post matric minority Scholarship?

  • The scheme is implemented through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP). It is mandatory for all students to apply online on the website i.e. www.scholarships.gov.in. 
  • Upon registering for the Post Matric Scholarship For Minorities, login credentials will be sent to the registered email ID.
  • Fill out the information asked.
  • You have to give documents with this and you should have your scanned photo and scan signature, which you will attach to the application.
  • If anything mistake found in the application form, then it can be canceled.

Bank Details 

  • Students are suggested to get their account number verified by their concerned Bank Branch including Bank account number and IFS Code.
  • If bank details entered by students are found incorrect or not validated by the student’s bank, the scholarship will be canceled/amount will not be transferred even though the application is approved for the scholarship.
  • KYC must be done for the successful transaction of the scholarship amount.
  • Bank Account must be in the name of the student/applicant only.

Term and Conditions 

  • The scholarship will not be given to more than two students from a family.
  • Post matric minority Scholarship will be awarded to students studying in class XI and XII.
  • Maintenance allowance will be provided to hostellers and day scholars.
  • Student attendance for which the criteria will be decided by the competent authority of the school should be done regularly.
  • All Scholarship schemes meant for minorities under this Ministry taken together.
  • If a student has received a scholarship by false statement, his / her scholarship will be canceled.
  • A student will be eligible for only one scholarship out of all available Central Government Scholarships for SC / ST / OBC / Minorities.
  • A Self-Certified Community Certificate is required from the student who has attained 18 years of age. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q.No. 1. Who are eligible to apply for pre-matric, post-matric and merit come means based scholarship schemes?

Ans-  Students belonging to six notified minority communities. Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis (Parsis) are studying only in India. 

Q- What documents are needed to be given to the Institute/School/College?

Ans- Bank Account number it should be students with IFSC code.

  • Aadhaar number
  • Aadhaar enrolment ID
  •  Income Certificate
  • Student Photo
  • 12th mark certificate 
  • 10th mark certificate 

Q-  What is the Institute Verification Certificate? 

Ans-  To enable a student to apply for 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.

Q- What instructions should be followed by student while filling up Bank Account details?

  • Ans- IFSC code
  • Account number
  • KYC must be done
  • Must  link their bank account with Aadhaar
  • The bank account must be preferably in a Scheduled Bank

Q- Where do I send my documents?

Ans– All Post matric minority Scholarship documents must be uploaded to the official website, the most secure method of handling these sensitive documents. Any documents sent to our office via mail or fax will be immediately shredded for your privacy.

Q- Can I edit the information already saved and up to what time?

Ans-  You can edit information filled by you, till you “ Lock and forward the online application” to the institute.

Q- Do I need to get my Aadhaar card for a scholarship?

Ans- Aadhaar number is not mandatory for the students to fill the registration form. Students can appeal for the scholarship without entering an Aadhaar number.

Q- Which fields I can edit before final submission of application?

Ans-  You can edit all details except “Registration Details”. It may be noted that once you ‘finally submit’ your application it will be forwarded to the next level and after that, you cannot edit further.

Post matric minority Scholarship, Eligibility, Award

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