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30 September 2018

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About Post Matric Scholarship Scheme

Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme was formed to provide equal opportunity to the minority groups in the country carried out by Ministry of Minority Affairs (MOMA), established to provide financial aid to students who belong to the minority community and from economically backward families. MOMA Post Matric Scholarship Application can be filled through National Scholarship Portal. The application is available now for Post-Matric Scholarship 2018. MOMA Post Matric Scholars are distributed to the candidates whose family income is less than 2 lakh rupees per annum. Under MOMA Post Matric Scholarship 2018, 5 lakhs fresh scholarship will be distributed. 30% scholarships are reserved for girls. This page gives information on MOMA Post Matric Scholarship 2018, Eligibility Criteria, Rewards, Application Process etc, on this page. Scroll down to read more on Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme.

  • Post Matric Scholarship is one of the scholarships under MOMA Scholarships.
  • Post Matric Scholarship scheme is Central Sector scheme with 100% central funding and is implemented by the State Government, UT Administration.
  • Under the Post Matric Scholarship, the ministry will provide financial aid to the students from Class 11 (studying in government or private schools)  up to Ph.D. level.
  • From the session 2012-13 to 2017-18, an amount of Rs. 2326.01 crore has released to benefit 42,23,730 students under MOMA Post Matric Scholarship Scheme.
  • The candidates can check List of courses covered under the Post Matric Scholarship Scheme here.

Latest Update: MOMA Post Matric Scholarship registration has been started from 23 July 2018. Candidates can apply online through National Scholarship Portal. The link is available below.

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Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme Dates

Candidates can check Post Matric Scholarship Scheme dates below:

Events Dates
Post Matric MOMA Scholarship Fresh/Renewal Application Begins 23 July 2018
Last date to apply online for Fresh/Renewal scholarship by students 30 September 2018
Scrutiny of Application by State/UT November 2018
Final List of students selected November 2018


Candidates can check the List of all Minority Scholarships offered by MOMA here.

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Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region India
Class/ Age Class 11 & 12, UG, PG, M.Phil, Ph.D, Diploma Students
  • The income of parents from all sources must not exceed INR of 2,00,000.
  • The scheme covers those students who have secured at least a 50% marks in the previous examination. 
  • The student must be from the notified minority community in India that is Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Buddhists, Jain and Zoroastrians (Parsis)

Students not eligible for Post Matric MOMA Scholarship

  • Student availing some other scholarship from other sources for the same purpose.
  • Not more than two members of same family is entitled to the scholarship.

Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Reward

The Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme 2018 will cover the full tuition fee of the course and that would directly be credited to the bank account of the school/college/ university/institution. The maintenance allowance will be given for only 10 months in an academic year and will directly be credited to the student's bank account. As for the renewals, there is no target for them. Following are the rewards received by students under this scheme.



Day Scholar

Admission & Tuition Fee


For Class 11 & 12

Actual subject to a maximum  ceiling of Rs.7,000 p.a.

For Technical and Vocational courses of Class 11 and 12 level

(Includes fees/charges for raw materials, etc.)

Actual subject to a maximum ceiling
of Rs.10,000 p.a

Under Graduates, Post Graduates

Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs.3,000 p.a

Maintenance allowance for 10 months only in an academic year
(Includes expenses for study material, etc.

 Classes 11 and 12 including
technical and vocational courses of this level

Rs.380 p.m.  Rs.230 p.m 

Graduate, Post Graduate courses
(Course other than professional & technical courses)

Rs. 570 p.m  Rs.300 p.m 

 M. Phil and Ph.D.

(For those researchers who are not
awarded any fellowship by
the university or any other authority)

 Rs.1200 p.m.  Rs.550 p.m

* Hostellers include students who are not staying in hostel of the school/institute concerned but are staying as paying guest or in rented accommodation in towns/cities which are not the places where their parents reside.

Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Application form and Process

The students can apply for Post-Matric Scholarship in an online mode. Candidates have to provide required information while registering for this scholarship. The Application process for Post Matric Scholarship 2018-19 has been started from 23 July. The candidates can apply by following the link below for MOMA Post Matric Scholarship 2018-19.

MOMA Post-Matric Scholarship Application can be filled through National Scholarship Portal by click on the link below:

Post Matric Application Form 2018 - Apply Online

MOMA Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Renewal 2018

  • Post Matric Scholarship Scheme has to be renewed annually. The scholarship will only be renewed given that students secure minimum 50% in the previous examination.
  • The last date for renewal of post matric scholarship will be tentatively October 2018

Post-Matric Scholarship Distribution

Post-Matric Scholarship 2017

Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Selection Process

The distribution of the scholarship in a state/UT will be made on the basis of the population in state/UT according to Census 2001. The selection will be made strictly on the merit basis.

MOMA Scholarship Reservation 2018

  • Reservation for girls: 30% of the scholarship will be made available to girl students, and if in case the required number of eligible girls are not available then the balance scholarships may be distributed to boy candidates. 
  • Preference: Students of BPL families will be given preference, the student with the lowest annual family income will be given importance followed by others.
  • After the scholarships are sanctioned the state/UT will publish the details of the selected students on the website of state/government/UT concerned.

Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Contact Details

Ministry of Minority Affairs
11th Floor, Paryavaran Bhawan, 
CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, 
New Delhi-110003

Phone: 011-24364279 / 011-24364310
Helpline no-18001122001

MOMA Scholarship Helpline Number for all States & UTS   

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