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Prerna -Post-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/SEBC students of Orissa

Government of Orissa
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In order to provide financial assistance to SC/ST/OBC/SEBC students of Orissa, Orissa government has launched post-matric scholahorship for students of Orissa. The scholarship is provided to those students who are pursuing their post-matriculation studies in any general/technical or professional course from any government recognised institution in Orissa.This scholarship scheme is implemented by ST & SC Development and Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare Department Government of Orissa.


In order to apply for Prerna Post-Matric Scholarship the applicant must satisfy following conditions:
1)The applicant must be a permanent resident of Orissa state
2)The applicant must be pursuing his post-matric studies from any National Level Government Recognised Institution.
3)SC/ST applicants parental  income from all sources should not exceed Rs.2.5 lacs annually in case of OBC/SEBC students the parental income limit should not exceed  Rs.100000 per annum and they must have secured at least 50% marks in
   the previous examination.




Deadline Details
  • Online registrtaion for Prerna Post-Matric Scholarship will begin from 28th September 2017
  •  Last date for submitting application for fresher candidate shall be 30th November 2017
  • Last date for renewal of scholarship is 20th November 2017

Scholarship Amount Details

Rates of Prerna Post-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/&SEBC students are indicated below: Category Group I Group II Group III Group IV Income Ceiling Day Scholar Hosteller Day Scholar Hosteller Day Scholar Hosteller Day Scholar Hosteller ST/SC Rs.550 Rs. 1200 Rs 530 Rs 820 Rs 300 Rs 570 Rs 230 Rs 380 Rs.200000 OBC Rs.350 Rs 750 Rs 335 Rs 510 Rs 210 Rs 400 Rs 160 Rs 380 Rs.100000


Mode of application : online
1) Click on the apply link of the site and you will be directed to Prerna Scholarship Portal developed by Orissa Government for effective management and disbursement of scholarship.
2) First, applicant will have to complete the registration process by entering basic details such as Name, Address, email id, mobile No. etc.
2) After submission of registration form, system will generate the user ID and Password which will be conveyed to the applicant through the e-mail or SMS. The user name is one-time registration no. for applying and is valid throughout student career.
3) Applicants now can have the access to Prerna Online Portal by using this username and password.
4) Applicants will have to fill the necessary details and have to upload mandatory documents such as passport size photograph, caste certificate,Income certificate, bank account number and IFSC code.
5) After successfully filling up all the essential details applicants are required to take the printout of the application form by clicking on print button and submit the same along with all supporting documents to the concerned Institution where they are undergoing their courses for further processing.





SC Welfare ST & SC Development Department,
Bhubaneswar, Orissa
Helpline No.0674-2391780
e-mail ID-

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