Govt. of Maharashtra

Post-Matric Scholarship & Other Educational Facilities to S.B.C. Students

Even after many 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. The objective of the Post-Matric Scholarship & Other Educational Facilities to S.B.C. Students is to provide financial assistance to the Scheduled backword class students studying at post matriculation or post-secondary stage to enable them to complete their education. This scheme will provide 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 backword class community. 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. The state government of Maharashtra understand the problem and launch this scheme to empower them. This scholarship is available for studies in Maharashtra only. Under the scheme financial assistance will be provided to students.

Benefits of Post-Matric Scholarship & Other Educational Facilities to S.B.C. students:  

  • Post-Matric Scholarship & Other Educational Facilities to S.B.C. students provides benefit in the form of financial assistance
  • B.C. Students are paid maintenance allowance from Rs. 90 to Rs. 190 per month for hostellers and Rs. 150 to Rs. 425 per month for day scholar students
  • In addition to maintenance allowance all fees which are compulsorily payable by the students to the institutions are also being paid under the scheme

Required Eligibility and Conditions for applying Post-Matric Scholarship & Other Educational Facilities to S.B.C. students:

  1. Student should belong to S.B.C. category
  2. The parents/Guardians whose annual income up to Rs.1.00 lakh can get full scholarship and free ship
  3. The parents/Guardians whose annual income is above 1.00 lakh and up to 4.50 lakhs can get free ship. (Educational fee, Examination fee & other fees only)
  4. Students engaged in full time employment are not eligible
  5. Repeaters are not eligible for that standard. After Passing they are eligible for higher standard
  6. All children of the same parents are eligible for the Scholarship
  7. No scholarship will be paid to the students under this scheme from the date he /she accepts another Scholarship / stipend

Document Required for Post-Matric Scholarship & Other Educational Facilities to S.B.C. students: 

  1. Caste certificate
  2. Caste validity (If Available)
  3. Income certificate
  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

Application Procedure for Post-Matric Scholarship & Other Educational Facilities to S.B.C. students: 

  1. Student should go to and fill the Scholarship application form, upload documents
  2. The candidates after filling up the application on-line shall submit a print out of the application to the School/Institute in which he/she is studying
  3. Online application is to be filled for the first year of that course only

Contact Details:

  1. Candidate can contact to the institute where he/she pursuing education
  2. The office of Assistant Commissioner of Social Welfare concerned District
  3. Student can also contact to the office of Social Justice and special Assistance Department, Directorate of Social Welfare, Maharashtra State, 3, Church Road, Pune-411001
  4. Email ID:

References & Details:

  1. For more information student can visit the following links:
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