Govt of Andaman & Nicobar invites applications for Post-Matric Scholarship 2021 for OBC Students for Studying in India. The last date of application submission is 20 Feb 2021.
The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to the OBC students studying at post – matriculation or post – secondary stage to enabe them to complete their education.
These scholarships shall be available for studies in India only and will be awarded by the Government of State/Union Territory to which the applicant actually belongs, i.e. permanently settled,
The scholarships will be open to Indian nationals belonging to OBCs, as notified by the Central Govt, /State Govt./ UT Admn.;
These scholarships will be given for the study of all recognized post-matriculation Or post-secondary courses pursued in recognized institutions as specified in para IV(i).
Only those candidates who belong to OBCs so specified in relation to the State/UT to which the applicant actually belongs, i.e, permanently settled and who have passed the Matriculation or Higher secondary or any higher examination of a recognized University or Board of secondary Education will be eligible.
Candidates who, after passing one stage of education, are studying in the same stage of education in different subject e.g. I. Sc. After I.A or B.com. after B.A or M.A. in a subject after M.A in another subject will not be eligble.
Students who, after having completed their educational career in one professional line, e.g., LLB after B.T/B, Ed will not be eligible.
Scholarships should be restricted upto two boys of the same parents/guardian. -This restriction will, however, not apply to girls. :
A scholarship holder under this. Scheme will not hold any other scholarship/stipend. If awarded any other scholarship/stipend, the students can exercise his/her option for either of the two scholarships/stipends, whichever is more beneficial to him/her and should inform the awarding authority through the Head of the Institution about the option made. No scholarship will be paid to the students under this Scheme from the date he/she accepts any other scholarships/stipend. The student can however, accept free lodging or a grant or ad-hoc monetary help from the State Government or any other source for the purchase of books, equipment or for meeting the expenses on board and lodging, in addition to the scholarship amount paid under the Scheme.
Scholarship holders who are receiving coaching in any of the pre-examination training centers with financial assistance from the Central Government/ State Government will not be eligible for stipend under the coaching schemes for the duration of the coaching programme.
Employed students whose income combined with the income of their parents/guardians does not exceed Rs. 1.50 lakh per annum shall be eligible for post-matric scholarship to the extent of reimbursement of all compulsorily payable non-refundable fee.
Unemployed students whose parents/guardians income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 1.50 lakh per annum will be entitled for the scholarship under the Scheme.
Interested and eligible candidates can apply via this page.
Value of Scholarship
Fees: Scholars will be paid enrolment/registration, tuition, games, union, library, magazine, medical examination and such other fees compulsorily payable by the scholar to the institution or University/Board. Refundable deposit-like caution money, the security deposit will, however, be excluded.
Study Tours: Study tour charges upto a maximum of Rs. 900/- per annum limited to the actual expenditure incurred by the student on transportation charges etc., will be paid to the scholars studying professional and technical courses, provided that the head of the institution certifies that the study tour is essential for the scholar for completion of his/her course of study.