Govt.of Rajasthan

Post-Matric Scholarship for Rajasthan State

Post-Matric Scholarship is the scholarship scheme by Rajasthan Government under which the students of 10+2 classes gets scholarship. The scheme is actually not Rajasthan’s scheme but is started by Government of India and this one is also started by Indian govt. as well but only restricted to Rajasthan State. Under the scheme student living with his/her parents/guardian with income limit of Rs. 2 lakhs is eligible for the scheme. The scheme provides scholarship in the form of tuition fee waiver and providing maintenance allowance. It is boosting step to the community which cannot afford education and which really needs this kind of help. With the scholarship there is the possibility of getting more students from these backward categories enrolling for education after their matriculation and earning social equality for them. The scheme was started in the year 2010 and in that year only Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe student were only awarded with the scholarship but from the year 2011 the scheme included Other Backward Class as well.

Benefits of Post-Matric Scholarship:

  • Scholarship to SC & ST students who are hostellers: Students who are from SC & ST categories and living in hostels will get scholarship which can be maximum up to Rs. 1200 & minimum Rs. 380 per month
  • Scholarship to SC & ST students who are day scholars: Students who are from SC & ST categories and are day scholars will get scholarship which can be maximum up to Rs. 550 and minimum Rs. 230 per month
  • Scholarship to OBC students who are hostellers: Students who are from OBC category and living in hostels will get scholarship which can be maximum up to Rs. 750 & minimum Rs. 260 per month
  • Scholarship to OBC students who are day scholars: Students who are from OBC category and are day scholars will get scholarship which can be maximum up to Rs. 350 and minimum Rs. 160 per month

Eligibility for Post-Matric Scholarship:

  1. Student must be from Rajasthan State
  2. Must be from Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Other Backward Class
  3. Students who from SC & ST categories and their family’s annual income is not more than Rs. 2 Lakhs are eligible for the scheme
  4. Students who from OBC category and their family’s annual income is not more than Rs. 1 Lakhs are eligible for the scheme

Documents Required:

  1. Application form filled up online and its print out
  2. SSC mark sheet and board certificate
  3. Fees receipt
  4. Residential Proof (electricity bill, water connection bill, gas connection bill, ration card, voter id, Aadhar card, pan card or driving license)
  5. Aadhar Card
  6. Student’s bank passbook copy having (bank name, branch name, account holder name, account number, MICR & IFSC code)
  7. Father’s/Mother’s/Husband’s death certificate (in case if student is providing guardian’s income certificate)
  8. Caste Certificate
  9. Caste Validity
  10. Passport size photograph (not required but it is recommended to keep at least one copy)
  11. Income Certificate along with affidavit stating their income sources signed by District Magistrate
  12. BPL card (only for OBC category student)
  13. In case if student is Handicap/son or daughter of widow, divorcee should produce the proof of so

Application form:

To apply for the scheme, the student has to complete an online application form, take its printout and submit it to the college with required documents where he/she is studying (Start your application from here: http://rajpms.nic.in/)

Contact Details:

  1. Principal of the respective college
  2. College’s student section
  3. Samaj Kalyan Office (Social Welfare Office)

References and Details:

To know more about the scheme follow the following links:

  1. Official website of scholarship, Rajasthan Government: http://rajpms.nic.in/
  2. Official guidelines by Rajasthan Government: Guidelines for Post-Matric Scholarship of Rajasthan State 
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