Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Scholarship for the Minority Students Pursuing Technical and Professional Education

The Maharashtra government has taken initiative for minority development by offering the scholarship for pursuing professional and technical education for the economically weaker and meritorious students belonging to Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi and Jain minority communities. The objective of this scheme is to provide the scholarship to meritorious students those belonging to economically weaker sections of notified minority communities so as to provide those better opportunities for increasing their rate of attainment in higher education and enhance their employability and empowerment through education and upliftment of the socio-economic conditions of the minority communities.

Benefits of Maharashtra Government Scholarship for the Minority Communities Students Pursuing Technical and Professional Education:

  • Students pursuing professional and technical courses diploma/degree in engineering and technology ( B.E. / B. Tech/ M. E. / M. Tech) can get scholarship under this scheme
  • Students pursuing pharmacy (B. Pharm /M. Pharm) can get scholarship under this scheme
  • Students pursuing architecture & town planning (UG & PG) can get scholarship under this scheme similarly, Hotel management & catering technology, Applied art & craft, MCA, MBA/MMS, B. Tech Agri.etc
  • Students can get financial assistance up to Rs. 25000 per year

Required eligibility for Maharashtra Government Scholarship for the Minority Communities Students Pursuing Technical and Professional Education:

  1. Student must have Maharashtra state domicile certificate
  2. Student must have passed SSC from Maharashtra state only
  3. Applicant should not avail any other scholarship/stipend
  4. The total annual income of family should not be more than Rs- 6 lakh(600000)
  5. 30% seats are reserved for girl students
  6. For Renewal of scholarship: Candidate whose scholarship is sanctioned for previous academic year must have admitted for the next academic year in the same institute for the same course (i.e. Diploma (DP) /Under Graduate (UG) /Post Graduate (PG) course for which scholarship is sanctioned for the previous year

Document required for the application procedure of scholarship: 

  1. Proof of permanent address – Attested copy of domicile certificate/Aadhar card number /election card etc
  2. Passport size photo- passport size photos must be scan and uploaded at the time of filling the online application form
  3. Income and Minority declaration – affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper of minimum Rs.10
  4. One photocopy of only that page of student’s own bank account passbook, IFSC code, MICR code, account number
  5. As per the current studying, course attested certificates of educational qualification
  6. For Diploma course – S.S.C. (10th)
  7. For UG course – Diploma final year /H.S.C.(12th)
  8. For PG Course-Degree final year
  9. For renewal of scholarship: Only income declaration and mark sheet of the previous examination is to be attached along with Application Form

Procedure for application:
Procedure for fresh application form 

  1. First, eligible candidate must do online “candidate registration” over this official site: dtemaharashtra.gov.in /scholarships
  2. The second Candidate has to select the studying institute name and code correctly through “Search Institute name and Register “option available under Candidate Registration
  3. The third candidate has to register /fills the application form that will come by clicking on “Apply / Institute code”
  4. Fourth after registration of application form, the system generates application ID. The candidate has to note down the application ID and password of its own for further use
  5. Fifth Registered candidate (i.e. having the system generated application Id ) has to view the filled details of their application form if details are correct (Edit it, if incorrect), the candidate has to apply for scholarship by clicking on Finalize and submit button
  6. Sixth The candidate should take the printout of the Application form, attach required documents and submit it within due date of submission of hard copy to the studying institute for scholarship

Procedure for Renewal Application Form:

  1. The eligible aspiring candidates whose scholarship is sanctioned in previous academic year and admitted in next academic year in the same institute for the same course (i.e. DP/UG/PG course for which scholarship is sanctioned for previous year ) by filling the online application form by using their sanctioned application Id of previous year and password through candidate login/registration

References & details:

  1. dtemaharashtra.gov.in/scholarships
  2. dte.org.in
  3. http://www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in/scholarships/InformationPages/UploadFile/Website%20Displayed-Adervertisement-SGS-2015-16.pdf
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