Govt. of India

Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST students

The Post Matric Scholarship for ST students is started by central government (ministry of ministry of tribal affairs) for ST students .The scheme covers professional, technical as well as non-professional and non-technical courses at various levels including correspondence courses covering distance and continuing education.

Benefits of Post Matric Scholarship for ST students:

  • The post matric scholarship for ST students provides benefits to ST students in term of financial assistance as mention below
  1. Annual allowance of Rs.1200/- for essential/prescribed books, besides reimbursement of course fees to correspondence course students
  2. Study tours charges up-to a maximum of Rs. 1600/- per annum will be provided
  3. Additional allowances to the ST students with disabilities at the prescribed rates for different degree of disability
  4. Note : The candidate need to visit official link mention below to get more about benefits like financial assistance and respective courses with amount of scholarship (http://tribal.nic.in/Content/PostMatricScholarshipPMSforSTstudents.aspx)

Required eligibility and conditions for Post Matric Scholarship for ST students:

  1. Students whose parents/guardian income is below Rs. 2.5 lakh (250000) is eligible for availing benefits
  2. All children of same parent/guardian are eligible for scholarship
  3. Scheduled Tribe candidates who have passed the matriculation or higher secondary or any higher examination of a recognized university or board of secondary education are eligible
  4. The applicant should avail any other scholarship or stipend
  5. Employed candidates are eligible but students should be on leave without pay for the entire duration of a full time course
  6. Students studying through correspondence courses are eligible
  7. The scholarships are available for the study of all recognized post matriculation or post-secondary courses in recognized institutions except certain identified training courses like Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s Courses, Private Pilot License courses etc

Application procedure for Post Matric Scholarship for ST students and document required:
Documents

  1. Parents/guardians income certificate below Rs. 2.5 lakh or if student is employed then his/her income certificate
  2. Caste validity
  3. Caste certificate
  4. Identity proof e.g. Aadhar card
  5. Residence proof e.g. Ration card, Aadhar card
  6. Previous years pass markheets
  7. Bank details, account holder name, account number, IFSC code, MICR code
  8. Passport size photograph

Application procedure

  1. Visit the scholarship official website :https://scholarships.gov.in/main.do
  2. Click for registration fill required information
  3. ID and Password will be generated
  4. The make a login by enter ID and Password will be generated
  5. Application form will open fill the required information along with upload photograph
  6. Take a print out of that application form and submit it to college with documents

 Whom to contact and where to contact:

  1. The candidate need to visit official website https://scholarships.gov.in and apply for Post Matric Scholarship for ST students scholarship before last date of application
  2. The candidate can contact to respective college where he/she pursuing education

References & details:

  1. http://tribal.nic.in/Content/PostMatricScholarshipPMSforSTstudents.aspx
  2. https://scholarships.gov.in
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