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by Heena Bhatnagar

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Post Matric Scholarship is provided by each and every state government and UT to the students after Class 10. Post Matric Scholarship is provided for completing the higher education studies. It is provided to SC, ST, OBC and Minority students of a state who are meritorious students but cannot afford the higher education. In some states like Uttar Pradesh, Post matric scholarship is also offered to General Category students who are below the poverty line.

Below given is the list of all Post Matric Scholarships that are offered by various state governments, UTs & Ministries to the students.

Post Matric Scholarship 2015 for all states in India

Post Matric Scholarship for Minority Students

Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority Students provides financial assistance to students of minority community so as to provide them better opportunities for higher education, increase their rate of attainment in higher education and enhance their employability. This scholarship is also known as MOMA Post Matric Scholarship.

The rates of the maintenance allowance per month in various groups range from Rs. 380 to Rs. 1200 for hostellers and in the case of day scholars, the rates range from Rs. 230 to Rs. 550 per month. In 2014-15, 9,05,620 minority students were benefitted from the Post Matric MOMA Scholarship and in all Rs. 501 crore was disbursed by the ministry to the students. 

Post Matric Scholarship Eligibility for Minority Students

To be eligible for Post Matric Scholarship for Minority Students, the annual family income should not exceed Rs. 2 lakh and the student must be from the notified minority community in India that is Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists and Zoroastrians (Parsis).

Post Matric Scholarship for SC & ST Students

Post Matric Scholarship for SC & ST Students provides financial assistance to the SC/ST students studying at Post Matriculation or post-secondary stage to enable them to pursue higher education. The rates of the maintenance allowance per month in various groups range from Rs. 230/- to Rs. 550 for day scholars and in the case of hostellers, the rates range from Rs. 380/- to Rs. 1200 per month. Beside this, there, are other allowances viz Study Tour charges, Book allowances, Thesis typing charges, etc. Post Matric scholarship also includes reimbursement of non-refundable compulsory fees charged by educational institutions. Students with disabilities are also eligible for other assistance viz. Reader charges for the blind students etc.

 

Post Matric Scholarship Eligibility for SC/ST Students

To be eligible for Post Matric scholarship scheme for SC and ST students, the Annual Parental/Guardians Income should not exceed Rs. 2.5 lakh. Post Matric Scholarship Scheme provides for 100% Central Assistance to the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations over and above the committed liability. The North Eastern State are exempted from Committed Liability.

Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students

Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students provides financial assistance to the OBC students studying at Post Matriculation or post-secondary stage to enable them to pursue higher education. Post Matric Scholarship is awarded to the meritorious student belonging to OBC category of a particular state who have passed their class 12 and have scored outstanding results despite tough competitions and tougher financial conditions.

Post Matric Scholarship Eligibility for OBC Students

To be eligible for Post Matric Scholarship for OBC, the applicant must have annual family income less than Rs. 1 Lakh per annum. Under Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students, the allowances will be based on the course they pursue after class 12.

Post Matric Scholarship Application form 

Students want to apply for Post Matric Scholarship can check details for their respective state. Post Matric Scholarship application form for each state is available at National Scholarship Portal. Students belonging to SC/ST/OBC and minority category for all states in India can fill the Post Matric Scholarship form at National Scholarship Portal. Students are advised to check the detailed guidelines, eligibility including family income before filling the Post Matric Scholarship Application Form. Students can also check Post Matric Scholarship for their state below. 

State wise Post Matric Scholarship in India

State wise Post Matric Scholarship Deadline Post Matric Scholarship Details

West Bengal Post Matric Scholarship

Dec 30

Offered to Students of Class 11, 12, Undergraduate, Diploma and postgraduate students

Jharkhand Post Matric Scholarship

Sep 30

Offered to SC, ST & OBC Students

Delhi Post Matric Scholarship for SC/OBC

 Sep 11  
Uttar Pradesh Post Matric Scholarship Sep 30 Offered to the students who belong to economically weaker families irrespective of the category to which they belong

MOMA Post Matric Scholarship

Sep 15

This is for students from Minority Community for studies after Class 10.

Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students

Sep 30

 For All States

Rajasthan Post Matric Scholarship

Oct. 15

The scholarship is given to SC, ST, OBC, SBC, In 2014-15, more than 3.5 lakh scholarships were sanctioned.

Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ OBC

Sep 11

 

Haryana Post Matric Scholarship for SC

Oct. 15

The Students have to fill up the scholarship application form and send it to the State Government

Uttarakhand Scholarship Application

Oct 15  

Karnataka Post Matric Scholarship

Oct. 10 Candidates have to apply via National Scholarship Portal

Andhra Pradesh Post Matric Scholarship

Oct. 15 Candidates have to apply via National Scholarship Portal

Bihar Post Matric Scholarship

Oct. 10,  Candidates have to apply Online at the official website. Apply here

Chattisgarh Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC

Sept. 30 Candidates have to apply online at the official website for which they have to Register First. Register Here

Goa Post Matric Scholarship for SC/OBC 

Oct. 15  Candidates have to apply Online at the official website. Apply Here

Gujarat SSC Scholarship for Minorities

Oct. 15 Check Here

Himachal Pradesh Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC

Oct. 15 Candidates have to apply online at the official website for which they have to Register First. Register Here

Jammu and Kashmir Post Matric Scholarship for SC/OBC/PH

Oct. 15 Application complete in all respects shall be submitted to Distt. Social Welfare Officer.

Kerela Post Matric Scholarship

Oct. 15 Candidates have to apply via National Scholarship Portal

Madhya Pradesh(MP) Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC

Oct. 15,

Candidates have to apply online at the official website for which they have to Register First.

Maharashtra Post-Matric Scholarship

Oct. 15

Candidates have to apply via National Scholarship Portal

Manipur Post Matric Scholarship 

 

Will be available soon

Meghalaya Post Matric Scholarship

Oct. 15

Candidates have to apply via National Scholarship Portal

Mizoram Post Matric Scholarship

 

Will be available soon

Nagaland Post Matric Scholarship

Oct. 15
  • Candidates can fill the Form either Online / Offline.
  • For which on initial basis you need to be a registered user with State Portal of Nagaland

Odisha Post Matric Scholarship - Prerana Scholarship

Oct. 15,

Candidates have to apply online at the official website for which they have to Register First.

Punjab Post Matric Scholarship for SC

Oct. 15, 

Candidates have to apply online at the official website. Apply Online

Sikkim Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/Minorities

Oct. 15

Download Application form

Tamil Nadu Post Matric Scholarship for Minorities

Sept. 15

Candidates have to apply via National Scholarship Portal

Telangana Post Matric Scholarship

Oct. 15

Candidates have to apply online at the official website. Apply Online

 

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