Govt. of Maharashtra

UPSC Scholarship Scheme for Students in Maharashtra

The UPSC Scholarship Scheme for students is launched by Maharashtra government for student appearing for All India Service through UPSC examination. Most of the brilliant students belong from poor background family, they work hard for the exam, but due to lack of guidance and the educational environment, they get low rank. Maharashtra government recognize the need of the student and launched the scheme for UPSC aspirants. The UPSC Scholarship Scheme will provide financial assistance to UPSC aspirants training at reputed private training institutes in Delhi, and will also include a stipend of Rs 10,000 per month for their stay during the training.

Benefits of UPSC Scholarship Scheme for Students:

  • Financial Support: Maharashtra government has announced to give a stipend of Rs. 10, 000 for those candidates who are preparing for Pre, Mains, and an Interview
  • Free Coaching: Maharashtra government will provide free private coaching in the Delhi based institute
  • Cost for Training: Maharashtra government announced to spend Rs. 23.06 crore for this scheme

Eligibility for UPSC Scholarship Scheme for Students:

  1. Aspirants family income should not more than Rs. 1 lakh per annum
  2. The aspirant must have clear the Pre-examination in the last attempt of UPSC
  3. The aspirant must be the resident of Maharashtra
  4. Only those candidates are eligible who has clear the Mains in the last three attempt but failed to reach the interview stage in last three years
  5. It is mandatory for students to clear this examination otherwise he will not be able to get the benefits of this examinations

Application form for UPSC Scholarship Scheme for Students:

  1. The application form is available at State planning department of Maharashtra for that application procedure and other related information about this scheme is on https://plan.maharashtra.gov.in/   applicant just visit there and follow complete procedure. State planning department will provide you the guideline about the scheme

Documents required for applying UPSC Scholarship Scheme for Students:

  1. Residence Proof e.g. certificate from residence authority (Electricity bill, Water connection bill, etc)
  2. Aadhar Card
  3. Cast certificate
  4. Voter ID
  5. Minimum 2 Passport size photograph is essential
  6. Age proof (Birth certificate, board certificate)
  7. Income certificate (ex. form no 16)
  8. Educational qualification documents (Degree certificate)

Whom to contact and where to contact for getting the benefits of this scheme:

  1. Aspirants can contact to State Planning Department of Maharashtra for application form and other details related to documents

References & details:

  1. If you want more information related to UPSC scholarship scheme just follow the link: https://plan.maharashtra.gov.in/


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