Bihar Board (BSEB) Toppers will get Medha Chhatravriti Scholarship

Dec 2017 Source: MOTACHASHMA

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Bihar Chief Minister announced a scholarship for the toppers of class 10 and class 12 on 3 December 2017 at BSEB’s “Medha Diwas." The Scholarship was finalised keeping the most important aspects and the practical details of the first president of India Dr Rajendra Prasad. The scheme was launched under the name "Desh Ratna Dr Rajendra Prasad Medha Chhatravriti" to honour him. The CM Nitish Kumar announced this scholarship and also disclosed that the scholarship can be availed from the year 2017. In the Medha Diwas, the CM also distributed prizes, laptops and Kindle e-reader to the toppers of Class 10 and 12.

  • Along with the prize money offered to the toppers, the scholarship would play a vital role in the higher education of these toppers.
  • Chairman Anand Kishor said, “The scholarship, which would be an addition to the prize money given to the toppers, was meant to help the students pursue higher studies.”

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About Desh Ratna Dr Rajendra Prasad Medha Chhatravriti

Students of class 10 listed in the top ten will be given an amount of Rs. 1200 for two years on monthly basis for their higher secondary education. However, the students of Class 10 have to score at least 60% in Class 11 and 12 to claim the scholarship amount.

Top 5 students of class 12 will be given an amount of Rs.1500 for a definite period which would depend upon the duration of the course they are pursuing. For now, the distribution will be like - Rs.1500 per month will be given for 3 years for the graduating students, 4 years to engineering students and 5 years for medical students.

Details about the Scholarship





Class 10


Two Years

60% in class 11 & 12

Class 12


Depending on the duration
of further courses

60% in each class till completion.


BSEB toppers to get scholarship - Key Highlights

  • The scholarship scheme was launched on BSEB's Medha Diwas for the meritorious students of Class 10 and 12
  • The toppers would get the prize money which would surely help them to pursue their further education
  • The candidates would be required to achieve at least 60% marks in Class 11 and 12 to get the scholarship in Class 10.
  • Ten toppers from Class 10 while five toppers from Class 12 will get the scholarship.
  • The students of Class 12 will be given scholarship amount for number of years which would depend upon the duration of the course

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