Govt. of Maharashtra

Deendayal Upadhay Swayam Yojana for Tribal Students in Maharashtra

Deendayal Upadhay Swayam Yojana for Tribal Students in Maharashtra is started by Maharashtra State Government (Ministry of Social Justice and Welfare) ST & SC Development and Minority & Other Backward Classes Welfare Department. The main objective of the scheme is to give financial assistance to meritorious tribal students of Maharashtra for higher education required for their studies in courses other than technical and vocational courses in any recognized institution in India including the State of Maharashtra. Under the scheme financial assistance will be provided to students. This scheme is to provide scholarship to students those belonging to economically weaker sections of notified tribal communities so as to provide those better opportunities for increase their rate of attainment in higher education and enhance their employability and empowerment through education and increase of the socio-economic conditions of the tribal communities.

Benefit of Deendayal Upadhay Swayam Yojana for Tribal Students in Maharashtra:

  • Under the scheme, Maharashtra state government would provide financial assistance as follows
  • Tier 1 Cities: Rs. 6000 Per Month
  • Tier 2 Cities: Rs. 5000 Per Month
  • Tier 3 Cities: Rs. 4000 Per Month
  • The medical students whose family income is between 2.5 to 6 lakh per annum and have taken education loan, the government will pay interest of the loan taken by them. The scheme is expected to benefit about 35,000 students in government and 3 lakhs in private colleges

Required eligibility and conditions for applying Deendayal Upadhay Swayam Yojana for Tribal Students in Maharashtra:

  1. Candidate is permanent resident of the State of Maharashtra, belong to any tribe Community
  2. Candidate must secure at least 60 percent marks in aggregate in the preceding examination conducted by the Board/University
  3. The courses of study should be a regular course other than a technical and vocational course, in a recognized institution in any place in India including Maharashtra
  4. That he/she is not employed in any capacity under the Government

Document required for applying Deendayal Upadhay Swayam Yojana for Tribal Students in Maharashtra:

  1. Caste certificate
  2. Passport size photograph
  3. Domicile certificate
  4. Non creamy layer certificate
  5. Income certificate
  6. Residence proof
  7. Aadhar card
  8. Bank Details e.g. IFSC code, MICR code, Account number, Account holder name, Branch name
  9. School Mark sheets and certificate
  10. Bonafide certificate

Application Procedure:

  1. Students studying within the state are to collect the forms (Fresh) from their respective institutions whereas students studying outside the state may collect the forms from the office of the undersigned
  2. All the students submitting the application forms should submit along with the soft copy
  3. Students should submit the application form with all documents to the head of the institute

Contact Details:

  1. Candidate can contact to the institute where he/she pursuing education
  2. Candidate can contact to ST & SC Development and Minority & Other Backward Classes Welfare Department

References & Details:

  1. For more information please visit: https://www.maharashtra.gov.in/
  2. https://mahaeschol.maharashtra.gov.in/MahaEschol/Scholarships/Account/Login.aspx#1
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