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About Medhabruti Scholarship

Medhabruti Scholarship 2019 provides support and motivation to outstanding students of Odisha pursuing higher studies in the field of General, Technical and Professional education. medhabruti scholarship scheme is popularly known as e-Medhabruti scholarship also. The Government of Odisha is offering different scholarship every year through the Department of Higher Education, Odisha on merit-cum-means basis. The application process for Medhabruti Scholarship 2019 has started, interested candidates can apply as per the following schedule. Registration for the e-Medhabruti scholarship can be done online. The link to get registered under medhabruti scholarship scheme is given on this page. Aadhaar Card is made compulsory for availing the scholarship.

Latest Update - Registration for Medhabruti Scholarship dates have been extended.

Medharbruti Scholarship 2019 Dates

Given below are the dates related to Medhabruti Scholarship 2019 that an individual has to keep in mind

Event  Dates
Medhabruti Scholarship Registration Started 1 November 2019
Last Date of Principal Authentication 
(Non-SAMS and SAMS Colleges) for 2019-20 renewal
15 February 2020
Medhabruti Scholarship Last date for submission of online application 31 January 2020
Last date for online validation of student records by Heads of Institutions /
Principals for Fresh Application (Non-SAMS and SAMS Colleges)
15 February 2020


Number of Medhabruti Scholarships

Medhabruti scholarship is given to various students under various programmes. Given below is a table showing the number of scholarships distributed to students under different programmes.


No. of Scholarships

Senior Merit


PG Merit







Medhabruti Scholarship For SAMS, Non- SAMS Students

Medhabruti Scholarship 2019 can be availed by both the SAMS as well as Non-SAMS Students. Application deadlines are also the same for both categories

  • Students studying in SAMS (Student Academic Management System) Colleges (i.e.+2/+3 students admitted to Colleges through online selection by Govt. of Odisha) need not apply separately. The relevant documents such as mark sheets, income, residence and bank account details are to be submitted to Principal who will upload the data online. 
  • NON-SAMS students have to apply online for the scholarship. The students are required to submit the downloaded form along with supporting documents to the Head of the Institution where he/she is continuing the higher study. All applied records will be displayed in the Principal’s login who will verify the same. 

Medhabhruti Scholarship Amount

The scholarship is given for 10 months a year to the students. 


Scholarship Amount per year
(10 months in a year)

Senior for +3 Students

Rs 5000

P.G. Merit (Post Graduate) Scholarship
(for M.A, M.Sc. & M.Com. Only)


Rs 10000

Technical & Professional Scholarship

Rs 10000

Special Girls Scholarship

Rs 12000

  • The ratio for the scholarships awarded for +2, +3 and PG students would be 50:50 for boys and girls.
  • A student already in receipt of any scholarship awarded by the State/Central Government or any other agency can not avail this scholarship unless he/she intends to forgo the other scholarship.

Mode of Scholarship Disbursement

  • The disbursement will be made through the Electronic Credit System (ECS). The payments will be through the Savings Bank Accounts of the selected students directly by the above system. For this online account transfer, the Saving Bank A/c. of the students must be an inactive and operative condition.
  • The scholarship amount shall be disbursed in a phased manner. If the scholarship amount could not be disbursed in a financial year due to any reason, the said disbursements shall be made in the next financial year.

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Medhabruti Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Any
Region Odisha
Class Junior Level to Post Graduation Level Students studying inside and outside Odisha
  • Senior Merit Scholarship -  for +3 Students (for B.A, B.Sc. & B.Com.) and courses such as BBA/BCA/BJMC etc. having a duration of 03 years. 
  • P.G. Merit (Post Graduate) Scholarship - Students pursuing P.G. Courses in Arts/Commerce/Science/other post Graduate courses which are of nonprofessional in nature and admission to such P.G. course in Degree in Arts/ Commerce/Science.
  • Technical & Professional- Students pursuing Professional course only Undergraduate Professional mentioned in As per course duration Appendix-ll of the guidelines are eligible under this head.
  • Annual Income Eligibility: Annual income of parents must not exceed Rs. 6.00 lakhs.
  • Domicile: Student must be a permanent resident of Odisha
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks - The student must have secured minimum 60% marks in the last qualifying examination for applying for scholarship under different categories of merit
  • Scholarship in the First year of the Course: Students should apply for Medhabruti scholarship only in the first year of joining of the course undertaken
  • Not Eligible: Students pursuing their higher studies through distance learning correspondence are not eligible for such scholarship.

Medhabruti Scholarship Application form and Process

Candidates can apply to Medhabruti Scholarship 2019 through online mode only. The application for Medhabruti has started from 1 November 2019. The applications will be filled and submitted online; candidates must retain the printout of filled application form for future reference. Candidates can check the step-by-step guide to fill Medhabruti 2019 Application Form provided on this page below.

Click here to Apply for Medhabruti Scholarship

After applying online, students are required to submit the printed copy of online application along with relevant documents in college for validation at the level of Principal

Steps to Fill Medhabruti 2019 Application Form

  • STEP 1: Scholarship Information - Select the type of scholarship from given options
  • STEP 2: Applicant Information - Fill their personal information such as Name, Gender, DOB, etc.
  • STEP 3: Upload Photograph - Upload the photograph in the application form. The photograph should be in the format of JPG, JPEG or PNG file.
  • STEP 4: Parent/Guardian Information - Fill the parent or guardian information in the application form.
  • STEP 5: Permanent Address Information - Fill the detail of the permanent Address in this section
  • STEP 6: Examination Information - Fill the educational information in this section.
  • STEP 7: Bank Information - Provide the bank details for the transactions of the scholarship amount.

Documents to be uploaded with Medhbhruti scholarship form

  •  Resident certificate to be issued by the competent authority i.e Tahasildar/Addl Tahasildar
  • Proof of annual income to be issued by the competent authority i.e. the Revenue officer not below the rank of Tahasildar or Addl. Tahasildar
  • Mark sheets and certificate of last qualifying examination as required for different categories of merit'.
  • Bank account details of the student concerned (First page of a bank account containing the account number and IFSC).
  • College lD card issued by the concerned authority. while in the absence of the same' the student may provide admission receipt/Library card /Letter of Undertaking from concerned college authority (anyone)
  • Aadhaar card of the student

Submission of Medhabruti 2019 Application Form

For SAMS College Students - The application form of Medhabruti Scholarship 2019 Application Form has to be filled and submitted through online mode only. Candidates must retain the print out of filled application form for their own as well as for the office.

For Non-SAMS College Students - Candidates are informed that they have to submit the “Office Copy” of the application signed by them and Head of the Institution along with relevant documents at any SAMS Resource Center (SRC). Click on the following link to get List of SAMS Resource Center.

Click here to check SAMS (Degree) Resource Center List

Medhabruti Renewal Form

Candidates receive the medhabruti scholarship amount for a specific period. When the period to receive the scholarship amount ends, the amount is not sent to the candidate. To continue receiving the scholarship amount, the candidate has to fill the Medhabruti Renewal Form. There are three parts in the renewal application form, candidates have to fill their scholarship and institution details in part 1 and part 2 they have to fill their details. Bank information of the candidate has to be mentioned in part 3.

Click here to Renewal Application

Medhabruti Scholarship Result

District wise merit list will be prepared for the e-medhabruti scholarship for the year 2019-20 proportionately basing on the strength of population of the concerned district.

Online validation at the level of institution Head/Principal of institution is mandatory for release of scholarship amount.

Medhabruti Scholarship Selection Process

Name of the Scholarship Selection Procedure


Senior Merit for +3 Students

  • Amount of scholarship per year (10 months in a year @ Rs. 500)  Toral - Rs.5000

  • Period of scholarship ( in years) - 3 years

  • Quantum (No. of students) per year - 3000

  • Qualifying marks in the last examination (in aggregate) --- 60% of 12th Board (Final Result) for both boys and girls.

  • Annual income ceiling of parents must not exceed Rs. 6.00 lakhs.

  • Selection of students for this category of the scholarship shall be made through the descending order of merit.

  • The CBSE /ICSE grading system i.e. Grade A 1, A 2, B 1 & B 2 shall be converted to the percentage of 95%, 85%, 75% & 65% respectively.

P.G. Merit

(Post Graduate) Scholarship 

  • (10 months in a year @ Rs. 1000) - Rs.10000
  • Amount of scholarship per year

  • Period of scholarship ( in years) - 2 years

  • Quantum (No. of students) per year - 1500

  • Qualifying marks in the last examination (in aggregate) - 60% of + 3 Final Result for both boys and girls.

  • Annual income ceiling of parents must not exceed Rs. 6.00 lakhs.

  • Selection of students for this category of the scholarship shall be made through the descending order of merit.

  • M.Phil and Ph.D., students are not eligible for PG merit.

Technical & Professional

  • Qualifying marks in the last examination (in aggregate) --- 60% of 12th Board (Final Result) or 60% in the +3/equivalent examination as applicable to pursue the Technical/Professional courses for both boys and girls.

    Quantum (No. of students) per year --- 10000

  • Period of scholarship ( in years) --- As per course duration ( Maximum 5 years)

  • Amount of scholarship per year (10 months in a year @ Rs. 1000) --- Rs.10000

  • Annual income ceiling of parents must not exceed Rs. 6.00 lakh.

  • Students pursuing technical/ Professional studies in the state and in reputed National / outside the state institutions shall get scholarship observing the qualifying mark, resident and income criteria only.


Medhabruti Scholarship Contact Details

The Deputy Secretary (Scholarship) Higher Education Department Odisha Secretariat, Bhubaneswar- 751001

Helpline Toll-Free Number: 155335 / 18003456770
Scholarship Section, DHE: +91 674 2396550
E-Mail ID: emedhabruti1920@gmail.com

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