Tuition Fees and Examination Fees to VJNT Students

Tuition Fees and Examination Fees to VJNT Students scheme is introduced by state Government of Maharashtra, Ministry of Education. It provides a pre-matric scholarship to students belonging to VJNT community. This scheme is empowering to these community so that their children can study higher education. The government, both central and state has floated various scholarship schemes from time to time to uplift the financially weaker section of the society but the benefits of these schemes have not reach down to the last man on the socio-economic ladder. To address this problem adequately and to bring this less fortunate people into mainstream of economy state Government has started this scheme. This schemes exclusively overcome to the needs of VJNT students in the school education. This scheme is implemented on the students of class 8th to 10th standard. These scholarships shall be available for studies in Maharashtra only. This scheme will also encourage the guardian of children to send their child in the school as they don’t have any financial burden on them. Empowerment through education, which is one of the objectives of this scheme, has the potential to lead to upliftment of the socio-economic conditions of the VJNT communities.

Benefits of Tuition Fees and Examination Fees to VJNT Students:

  • Under the scheme, all the students belonging to V.J. and N.T. are giving financial benefit for the following things:
  1. Tuition Fees
  2. Admission Fees
  3. Term Fees
  4. Library Fees
  5. Laboratory Fees
  6. Gymkhana Fees
  7. Examination Fees at Post Matriculation education in recognized educational institutions

Required eligibility and conditions for applying Tuition Fees and Examination Fees to VJNT Students:

  1. Candidate must be a permanent residence of Maharashtra state
  2. Students who are studying in class 8th to 12th are eligible
  3. He/she should belongs to VJNT category
  4. Reimbursement will be sanctioned to the students
  5. The students’ parents income is between 1.00 lakh to 4.50 Lakhs
  6. Student with one failure and those not covered under Government of India Scholarship are also held eligible for such reimbursement

Document Required for Tuition Fees and Examination Fees to VJNT Students:

  1. Passport size photo
  2. Aadhar Card (UID / EID No)
  3. Maharashtra Bonafide certificate of candidate
  4. Permanent residence proof
  5. Latest bank statement of the students bank account
  6. Income Certificate
  7. Previous year Mark sheet

Application Procedure:

  1. Visit the scholarship official website:
  2. Fill the Free ship application form, upload documents and submit it to concerned college
  3. Concerned college will forward this application to concerned Asstt. Comm. Social Welfare for sanction
  4. Online application is to be filled for the first year of that course only. From next year to completion of course, application is renewed by concerned college and forwarded to concerned Asstt. Comm. Social Welfare for sanction

Contact Details:

  1. Students can make contact to institute or college where he/she is pursuing education
  2. Student can contact to the office of Social Justice and special Assistance Department, Directorate of Social Welfare, Maharashtra State, 3, Church Road, Pune-411001
  3. Email ID:

References & Details:

  1. For getting more detailed information please visit official site:

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