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Merit Scholarship to College, Professional Institutions Students Belongs to SC, ST, OBC and Minority

The Merit Scholarship to College, Professional Institutions students belongs to SC, ST, OBC, and Minority is started by Delhi government for merit students who wish pursue higher education. The   objective   of  the  scheme   is   to   encourage SC/ST/OBC/Minority students  to continue their studies at college  level  by providing  them scholarship  so as to reduce financial burden  on their  parents,  because  spread  of  higher education  along with  development  of  merit  amongst  the  SC/ST communities  is  one of the priority programmes of the  Govt. of Delhi

Benefits of Merit Scholarship to College, Professional Institutions Students Belongs to SC, ST, OBC, and Minority:

  • The merit scholarship to college, professional institutions students belongs to SC, ST, OBC, and Minority provides financial assistance in terms of benefits
  • Structure of financial assistance as per courses and type mentioned upon the official website. For getting more about please visit mentioned:http://delhi.gov.in/wps/wcm/connect/doit/Delhi+Govt/Delhi+Home

Required eligibility and conditions for applying Merit Scholarship to College, Professional Institutions Students Belongs to SC, ST, OBC, and Minority:

  1. A student is allowed to avail the scholarship either under the state plan scheme or centrally sponsored scholarship scheme
  2. The SC/ST/OBC/Minority students getting stipend from the institutions/ government during the course of study are also eligible to get the merit scholarship
  3. Only those SC/ST/OBC/Minorities students are eligible who will obtain 60% or more marks in the previous examination and get admission in recognized college / professional/technical institutions
  4. The scholarship will be granted to students of  3-year degree courses, postgraduate studies at the college level and professional courses of degree and postgraduate level and diploma     The duration of the professional course may vary from course to course.
  5. There shall be no limit for the income of the applicant/parents/guardians for grant of scholarship in respect of SC/ST students
  6. However, family income limit of    1, 00,000  per annum is   applicable   for    the OBC, Minorities community
  7. The rate of the scholarship will be reduced to 50% if a  student failed in the annual examination but continues studies except in cases where the student failed to appear in the annual examination on medical grounds or due to natural calamities or any other reason beyond his/her control.
  8. Intentional non-appearance in the annual examination will disqualify the student from the grant of scholarship during the next academic year.

Document required for applying Merit Scholarship to College, Professional Institutions Students Belongs to SC, ST, OBC, and Minority:

  1. Students should have SC/ST/OBC/Minorities certificate issued by the competent authority of   Delhi.  Deputy Commissioner, Delhi.
  2. Caste certificate
  3. Non-creamy layer certificate
  4. Income certificate below Rs. 1 lakh from respective authority (only for OBC and Minority students)
  5. Minority declaration certificate
  6. Domicile certificate
  7. Aadhar card
  8. Bonafide certificate
  9. Bank Detail, account number, account holder name, IFSC code, MICR code
  10. Identity proof e.g. school identity card
  11. Residence proof e.g. certificate from respective residence authority
  12. Previous year markheets
  13. Application form
  14. Application can be downloaded from mentioned link:http://www.delhi.gov.in/wps/wcm/connect/doit_welfare/Welfare/Home/Scholarship+Schemes/

Whom to contact and where to contact:

  1. Candidate can contact to college/institution where he/she pursuing education
  2. Department for the welfare of SC/ST/OBC/Minorities address mentioned below
  3. B-Block, 2nd Floor, Vikas Bhavan, P. Estate, New Delhi- 110002  E-mail: ddscstdel@hub.nic.in

References & details:

  1. For more details regarding documents and other help please visit official website: http://delhi.gov.in/wps/wcm/connect/doit/Delhi+Govt/Delhi+Home
  2. http://www.delhi.gov.in/wps/wcm/connect/58ac89004934e390a101ad76b6e6d9f6/MC.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&lmod=-1186979889&CACHEID=58ac89004934e390a101ad76b6e6d9f6&ADs%20MC%202015-16
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