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Pre Matric Scholarship for Minority Students-2017-18

Ministry of Minority Affairs
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Pre Matric Scholarship for Minority Students provides financial support for the children's of minority community such as Muslim, Christain, Buddhist, Sikhs & Parsis to complete their school education. The scholarship will be awarded for studies in India in any government or private school including a residential school from class I to Xth.  The scholarship will be provided for the entire duration of the course and will include admission fees, tuition fees and maintenance allowance of the course.

The selection of students for the Pre-matric Minority Scholarship Scheme will be done on the basis of academic merit and financial condition of the student. Out of the total number of scholarships, 30% will be reserved for girl students.



Eligibility criteria for Pre-Matric scholarship for minority students:

1. You must belong to a minority committee to be eligible for this scheme.
2. You must be studying in class I-X in private or government school recognised by your state/UT.
3. You must have scored not less than 50% marks in your last qualifying exam 
3. Annual income from all sources of the parents/guardians of the candidate should not exceed Rs.1 Lakh


Deadline Details

30 September  2017 is the last date for submitting application for Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minority Students

Scholarship Amount Details

a) Admission fee from class VI to X Hostellers - Rs.500/- per annum Day Scholars- Rs.500/- per annum
b)Tuition fee from class VI to X Hostellers - Rs.350/- per month Day Scholars- Rs.350/- per month
c)Maintenance allowance is payable for a period not exceeding 10 months in an academic year (i) Class I to V Hostellers - Nil Day Scholars- Rs. 100/- per month (ii) Class VI to X Hostellers - Rs. 600/- per month Day Scholars- Rs. 100/- per month


Application for Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minority Students can be made online through National Scholarship Portal.

  • Candidates need to go through online registration process before applying for scholarship
  • Click on the apply link of the site and you will be directed to National Scholarship Portal's home page
  • Again click on NewUser/Register tab to register yourself on the site. If you have already registered then just click on login tab to access the online application form
  • Fill in the application form upload the necessary documents and submit the form


Ministry of Minority Affairs,
11th Floor, Paryavaran Bhawan,
CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi-110003
Phone: 011-24364279

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