Post-Matric Scholarship: Outline

Name of the scholarship Post-Matric Scholarship 2020-21
Sectioned by Ministry of Minority Affair, GOI
Eligibility The student from classes 11 to PH. D of the minority (SC/ST/OBC) section.
Official Website https://scholarships.gov.in/

What is Post Matric scholarship?

The Ministry of Minority, Government of India, organizes post-Matric Scholarship 2020-21. It is a financial aid provided by the government to uplift the unprivileged sections of the society. The Government of India has launched a great initiative to help deserving students of the state with the scholarship facility through the Post-Matric scholarship scheme. It is conducted every year for the welfare of SSC/ ST/ OBC students and to provide them hassle-free higher education facilities.

The Central Government and many State governments have started various scholarships under this scheme. Under this scholarship, 30 % of seats are reserved for girl students.

Who can apply for Post Matric Scholarship?

  • A candidate from class 11 to Ph.D. can apply for the scholarship.
  • Candidates must belong to SC/ST/OBC/EBC or any other minority community.
  • Candidate must have a family income of not more than ₹ 2-lakh p.a.

Post Matric Scholarship Eligibility criteria

  • Candidates from classes 11, 12, UG, PG, M.Phil. Ph.D. or Diploma.
  • The candidate must be from the minority community.
  • The applicant must have scored at least 50% marks in the last final examination.
  • Candidate must have a family income of not more than ₹ 2-lakh p.a.

Post Matric Scholarship Rewards and Benefits

Group Benefits (₹)
Hosteler/Day scholar
Thesis typing and printing charges Study tour charges Book Allowance Charges for reader allowance
A 1200/550 1600 1600 1200 240
B 820/530 1600 1600 1200 240
C 570/300 1600 1600 1200 200
D 380/230 1600 1600 1200 160
Admission and tuition fees Hostellers (₹) Day Scholars (₹)
Class 11 – 12 7000 p.a. 7000 p.a.
Maintenance allowance 380-1200 p.a. 230-550 p.a.
Graduation and post-graduation 3000 p.a. 3000 p.a.
Technical and vocational courses 10000 p.a. 10000 p.a.

List of Post Matric Scholarship for the minority

The post-Matric scholarship is a scheme provided to the minority section of the community. Candidate must be Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, and Parsis. A candidate from class 11 to Ph.D can apply for the scholarship. The Government of India has launched up the great initiative to help deserving students of the state with the scholarship facility through the Post-Matric scholarship scheme. It is conducted every year for the welfare of SC/ST/OBC/EBC students and to provide them hassle-free higher education facilities. The following list is mentioned below.

  • Post Matric Scholarship Chhattisgarh
  • Post Matric Scholarship Punjab
  • Post Matric Scholarship Rajasthan
  • Post Matric Scholarship Uttarakhand
  • Post Matric Scholarship West Bengal
  • Post Matric Scholarship MP
  • Post Matric Scholarship Odisha
  • Post Matric Scholarship Kerala
  • Post Matric Scholarship Bihar
  • Post Matric Scholarship Karnataka
  • Post Matric Scholarship Tripura
  • CG Post-Matric Scholarship

Pre-Matric Scholarship Important Dates:

Events Dates
Date of Scholarship Announcement 15 July 2019
Last Date of Closure 15 November 2019
The date for defect verification 30 November 2019
The date for Institute verification 30 November 2019

How to apply for Pre-Matric Scholarship Application online?

  • Visit the homepage of the National Scholarship Portal www.scholarships.gov.in
  • Click on ‘Ministry of Minority Affairs’ under the ‘State scheme’
  • Select the undertaking and continue.
  • Carefully read ‘Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Guidelines’
  • Search for New Registration and Click on it.
  • In the following application form, fill up all necessary details regarding personal information, academic details, contact information, and other requisite details.
  • Provide the bank details such as branch name, bank name, account holder name, IFSC code, and MICR code.
  • Provide details regarding the identification of the candidate. Provide any identity card, which must be issued by State/Central Government.
  • Verification of mobile no. will be done, and an OTP will be generated.
  • The next step is to log in using the OTP and fill the form.
  • An application ID and password will be generated. Use that for future references.

Documents required for Pre-Matric Scholarship

  • Domicile Certificate
  • Attested copy of the community certificate.
  • Attested copies of disability certificate, if any.
  • Page one of bank passbook having bank name, branch name, account holder name, IFSC code, and MICR code.
  • Scanned copy of school/college mark sheet and certificates.
  • Income certificate of candidates’ parents.

Courses available under Post-Matric Scholarship

  • Diploma Courses in Management and Computer Applications, Under-graduate, and Post-graduate.
  • Research Programs (Dharma, M.Phil. and rural development)
  • Various Technical and Vocational Courses.
  • Integrated Law (BBA, LLB, UG, B.Sc.).
  • Diploma Courses for classes 11 and 12.
  • Nursing (Auxiliary Nursing and Midwifery UG).
  • Polytechnic courses.
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Arts, Commerce, and Science.

Post-Matric Scholarship Selection Process

  • The number of seats available for the Post-Matric Scholarship is limited. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC and those who lie below the poverty line are eligible for scholarship.  The candidates lying BPL will be given preference.

Post-Matric Scholarship Renewal Process

  • Post-Matric scholarship must be renewed every year. The attendance of the candidates must be at least 50% to be eligible for the scholarship.
  • The renewal process for the next academic year will only start once the candidate is produced.

Post Matric Scholarship Contact Details

Address Ministry of Minority Affairs, CGO Complex, Paryavaran Bhawan, 11th Floor, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003

Phone 011-24364279 and 011-24364310
E-mail id postmatic-mma@gmail.com
Helpline number 18001122001

Post Matric Scholarship Frequently asked questions

Q1. What is the Post-Matric Scholarship?

A1. The Ministry of Minority, Government of India, organizes post-Matric Scholarship 2020-21. The Government of India has come up with a great initiative to help deserving students of the state with the scholarship facility through the Post-Matric scholarship scheme. It has conducted every year for the welfare of SSC/ ST/ OBC students and to provide them hassle-free higher education facilities.

Q2. Any reservation for girls of the same age group?

A2. Out of total seats, 30% are reserved for girls.

Q3. Qualification required for Post-Matric Scholarship?

A3. Candidates from classes 11, 12, UG, PG, M.Phil Ph. D, or Diploma.

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