Govt. of Goa

Post Metric Scholarship for SC/OBC Student by Government of Goa

Even after Fifty one years of independence and in spite of various measures taken to improve the level of education in the country, literacy levels among backward classes continues to be extremely low. It has been recognized now that education and economic support for backward classes has not been adequate and there is disparity between them and the non-backward sections of the population at every level. In view of the same, it is felt that earnest efforts are required to introduce various new schemes specifically for these target group i.e. backward classes to provide them a level playing field in comparison to non-backward sections of the population. Because of this the Directorate of Social Welfare is implementing the following Schemes for the Students belonging to SC/OBC Communities of the State of Goa.

Benefits of Post Metric Scholarship for SC/OBC Student:

  • Free Post-matric Scholarship for SC and OBC Students provides in the form of financial assistance. Rates of scholarship are mentioned below as per the requirement of students
  • Degree and Post Graduate level courses including M.Phil., Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral research in Medicine (Allopathic, Indian and other recognized systems of medicines), Engineering, Technology, Planning, Architecture, Design, Fashion Technology, Agriculture, Veterinary & Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finance /Administration, Computer Science/ Applications. And Commercial Pilot License (including helicopter pilot and multiengine rating) course. And Post Graduate Diploma courses in various branches of management & medicine. And C.A./I.C.W.A./C.S./I.C.F.A. etc. and M.Phil., Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral Programs (D. Litt., D.Sc. etc.) and L.L.M.: for hostelers Rs.  750/- per month and for Day scholar Rs. 350/- per month
  • Graduate/ Post Graduate courses leading to Degree, Diploma, Certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B Pharma.), Nursing (B Nursing), LLB, BFS, other para-medical branches like rehabilitation, diagnostics etc., Mass Communication, Hotel Management & Catering, Travel/Tourism/Hospitality Management, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Art, Financial Services (e.g. Banking, Insurance, Taxation etc.) for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2). And Post Graduate courses not covered under above point g. M.A./M.Sc./M.Com./M.Ed./M.Pharma etc.: for hostelers Rs. 820/- per month and for day scholar Rs. 530/- per month
  • All other courses leading to a graduate degree not covered in above points e.g. BA/B.Sc./B Com etc.: for hostelers Rs.  570/- per month and for day scholar Rs. 300/- per month
  • All post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class X), e.g. senior secondary certificate (class XI and XII); both general and vocational stream, ITI courses, 3 year diploma courses in Polytechnics, etc.: for hostelers Rs. 380/- per month and for day scholar Rs. 230/- per month

Required Eligibility and Conditions for Applying Post Metric Scholarship for SC/OBC Student:

  1. Candidate must be a permanent residence of Goa State
  2. The annual income of parents must not exceed more than Rs. 1,00,000/- (One lakh)
  3. Students pursuing post-graduate courses in medicine will be eligible if they are not allowed to practice during the period of their course
  4. These scholarships will be given for the study of all recognized post-matriculation or post-secondary courses pursued in recognized institutions
  5. Students pursuing part-time courses will not be eligible
  6. Only two children of parents/guardian will be eligible to receive scholarship under this scheme

Document Required for Applying Post Metric Scholarship for SC/OBC Student:

  1. Caste certificate
  2. Caste validity (If Available)
  3. Income certificate not exceeding more than Rs. 1,00,000/- (One lakh)
  4. Domicile certificate
  5. Residence proof e.g. certificate from residence authority
  6. Aadhar card
  7. Bank Details e.g. IFSC code, MICR code, Account number, Account holder name, Branch name
  8. School Mark sheets and certificates
  9. Bonafide certificate
  10. Passport size photograph
  11. A receipt in acknowledgement of the scholarship of previous year (If applicable)

Application Procedure:

  1. First of all fill Online application, after filling all the information online, the candidate required to click on Submit button to receive the application and next process
  2. Take the print out of the application after filling all the details in the website. The print out copy should be attached with the all documents
  3. Application complete in all respects shall be submitted to the Head of the Institution, being attended or last attended by the candidates
  4. On the provided phone number and email ID, the students will receive a SMS or email about the application either approved/rejected or request for additional information

Contact Details:

  1. Candidate can contact to the institute where he/she pursuing education
  2. Student can contact to this address: The Director, Department of Information & Technology, Second Floor, Alcon Construction, Above Alcon Hyundai Showroom, Porvorim, Bardez Goa 403501
  3. Phone No: +91 (832) 2411505 / 2411509
  4. Fax No : +91 (832) 2411490
  5. Email-id : dir-dit.goa@nic.in

References & Details:

  1. For more information and application form student can visit the following links:
  2. http://socialwelfare.goa.gov.in/schemes/62
  3. http://bit.ly/2aTA31e
  4. http://eservices.goa.gov.in/
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