Central Govt. Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students from Minority Communities

Name of the scheme: Pre-Matric Scholarship for students belonging to Minority Communities

Purpose: Purpose of this scholarship is to award scholarship to the meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of minority communities to enable them to pursue education from class I to X and thereby ease of the financial burden from their parents. The scholarship however is to be awarded for studies in India only.


  • Students who have secured not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination. In the case of students of Class I, the income criteria would be applicable only.
  • Family Income- Annual family income must not exceed beyond Rs. 1 lakh.
  • A student who is already receiving scholarship from other state or central government or any other financial institutions will not be eligible.
  • Scholarships will not be awarded to not more than two students per family.
  • 30% of the scholarship will be reserved for girl students. In case girl students are not available then the scholarship earmarked for them will be awarded to eligible boy students.

Scholarship amount:

An actual financial assistance will be provided for course fee/tuition fee and maintenance allowance as given below subject to a maximum ceiling indicated against item concerned.

Sl. No. Item Hosteller Day Scholar
1 Admission and tuition fee for classes (VI and X Rs. 500/- per annum subject to actuals. Rs. 500/- per annum subject to actuals.
2 Tuition fee from class VI to X Rs. 350/- per annum subject to actuals. Rs. 350/- per annum subject to actuals.
3 Maintenance allowance will be payable for a period not exceeding 10 months in an academic year.
(i) classes I and V Nil Rs. 100/- per month.
(ii) classes VI and X Rs. 600/- per month subject to actuals. Rs. 100/- per month.

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