Bihar Scholarship Schemes 2017

by MOTACHASHMA

Bihar Scholarship Schemes 2017 - Education is the first and foremost thing in today’s fast pacing world for all the students. The education is the key to success; we all have heard it right! But there are many students who are forced to leave the study in between only because of lack of money and financial crisis. Hence, the scholarships are the best thing to turn the scenario. Well, now the students do not have to face more obstacles to complete their education. The government of Bihar is offering a great opportunity by calling students from all over the state to enrol in Bihar Scholarship Schemes by the Government.

  • Bihar Scholarship is offered to the meritorious students belonging to the minority category. Now the candidates do not need to put a full stop on their further studies and have nothing to concern about monetary conditions. They can put wings to their dreams now.
  • Bihar Government has taken the initiative to support the students throughout their educational expenses to give them a sparkling bright future. On this page, the list of Bihar Scholarship provided to the candidates is given.

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Bihar Scholarship Schemes 2017


Bihar Government is working vividly for the education of the students belonging to the minority category. They are helping them by providing the scholarships to the students who are financially unstable to support their studies further. There are numerous scholarships offered by the Bihar Government from which some are centrally funded whereas some of them are managed by the State Government. The detailed explanation of the schemes for encouraging students and girls of Backward and Minority Classes education and their all-round development are listed below.

List of Scholarships Offered in Bihar

  • Bihar OBC Scholarship
    • Pre Matric Scholarship for OBC students 2017
    • Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students 2017
  • Chief Minister Medhavi Yojana for EBC Students 2017
  • Chief Minister Medhavi Yojana for Backward Class 2017
  • OBC Girl Residential Scholarship + 2 High School 2017
  • Kalyan Scholarship for OBC Students 2017

Pre Matric Scholarship for OBC students 2017


Pre Matric Scholarship
offered by the state government to the candidates. It will encourage the candidates to sustain their efforts in education. Pre Matric Scholarship for OBC category students of Bihar is offered only to the students studying in Class 1 to 10. The scholarship scheme is sanctioned to the students in 50:50 ratio of girls and boys. 

In the financial year 2016-17, a total of Rs 131452.66 lakh Rupees in the state plan for school scholarship for students of backward classes and upper castes and students and Rs 50,000 under centrally sponsored scheme (50:50) 2058.00 Lakh Rupees however only Rs. A budget provision of 133510.66 lakhs has been made.

  • The scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured minimum 50% marks in the previous final examination.
  • The annual income of the parents/ guardian of the students must not exceed Rs. 1 Lakh

Pre Matric Scholarship Amount

 

Class

Scholarship Amount

Class 1 to 4

Rs 50 per month

Class 5 to 6

Rs 100 per month

Class 7 to 10

Rs 150 per month

Class 1 to 10 (Hosteler)

Rs 250 per month

 

Post Matric Scholarship for Bihar OBC Students 2017


Post Matric Scholarships
are offered to the students who are enrolled in colleges/universities / technical and vocational institutes. Post Matric Scholarship for OBC is a centrally funded scholarship. In the financial year 2016-17, for other backward classes post-graduate scholarship, Rs. 40000 Lakh Rupees and centrally sponsored scheme Rs. 7272 lakhs has been made, with the above-mentioned goal, the aim of benefiting approximately 5,50,000 students/girls of other backward classes have been given under post-intensive scholarship scheme.

  • The candidates of Class 11 & 12, UG, PG, PhD and Diploma Students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • The income of the parents of the applicants applying for the scholarships should not be more than Rs 2,00,000 per annum.
  • The amount of scholarship gets sanctioned in past few years are given in the table below:

Year

Amount of Scholarship Sanctioned (Approx)

Number of Students Benifited

2012-13

Rs. 203,00,00,000

2,25,000

2013-14

Rs 647,78,83,000

 3,00,000

2014-15

Rs 369,97,00,000

4,50,000 

2015-16

Rs 619,77,83,000

 5,00,000

2016-17

Rs. 472,72,00,000

 5,50,000

 

Chief Minister Medhavi Yojana for EBC Students 2017


CM Scholarship Scheme for Economically Backwards Candidates has been initiated with the motive of promoting social services and enhancing the primary and higher education sector for the students belonging to the backward class. The selection under this scholarship will be done based on following conditions:

  • Past records of the professional achievements in the career of the candidates
  • The candidates who have domicile of Bihar and cleared their Class 12 examination with an impressive scorecard, can apply for Chief Minister Medhavi Yojna.
  • Leadership and Potential Quality Skills for Further Growth
  • The amount of scholarship sanctioned to the students of Bihar in past few years are given in the table below:

Year

Amount of Scholarship sanctioned

Number of Candiates benifited

2011-12

35,39,10,000

35,391

2012-13

42,77,00,000

22,770

2013-14

35,00,00,000

35,000

2014-15

40,00,00,000

40,000

2015-16

77,49,50,000

77,495

 

Chief Minister Medhavi Yojana for Backward Class 2017


This scholarship is offered to the Bihar Domicile candidates by the State Government. Chief Minister Scholarship for Backward Class will encourage the educational desire in the candidates and will help those candidates who are financially weak to take on their studies further.

  • The CM Medhavi Yojana for Backward Class is only available for the candidates of Class 10.
  • The income of the parents of the applicants applying for the scholarships should not be more than Rs 1,50,000 per annum.
  • The candidates will be provided Rs 10,000 lump sum stipend. In the year 2015-16, the scholarship amount sanctioned was 40,00,00,000

OBC Girl Residential Scholarship + 2 High School 2017


This scholarship is conducted for the girl candidates belonging to the Backward and OBC Class. This scholarship helps in encouraging the girl child education.

  • The scholarship is valid for the students of Class 6 to 12.
  • The OBC Girl Residential Scholarship is governed only to the following cities: Patna, Mokama, Muzaffarnagar, Gaya, Poornima, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Samastipur, Saharsa, Munger, Rohtas, Chhapra.
  • The amount of scholarship sanctioned in past few years in OBC Girl Residential Scholarship is given in the table below:

OBC Scholarships in India

Year

Amount of Scholarship sanctioned

2012-13

Rs 7,87,99,000

2013-14

Rs 6,98,67,000

2014-15

Rs 7,25,83,000

2015-16

Rs 9,77,20,000

2016-17

Rs 10,16,20,000

 

Kalyan Scholarship for OBC Students 2017


Bihar Samaj Vibhag Kalyan introduced the scholarship called Bihar E Kalyan Scholarship for the welfare of education in OBC and minority category students.

  • The candidates belonging to the OBC and minority category are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • The family income of the candidates applying for the Bihar E Kalyan Scholarship should not be more than 1 Lakh.
  • Around 33,00,00,000 scholarship amount has been sanctioned in 29 districts of Bihar. 

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