Merit Scholarship to College/Professionals

Key Features

To encourage SC/ST/OBC/Minorities students to continue their studies at college level by providing them scholarships so as to reduce financial burden on their parents

Eligibility Criteria

SC/ST/OBC/Minority students are eligible who will:

  • obtain 60% or more marks in previous examination & get admission in recognized college/professional/technical institutions
  • There shall be no limit for the income of the applicant/parents/guardians for grant of scholarship in respect of SC/ST students
  • However, family income limit of Rs. 1 lakh per annum is applicable for the OBC/ Minority communities

How to Apply?

Format of application form, consolidated statement (to be filled by Head of College/Institution concerned), Self Declaration of Family Income (for OBC/Min, only) & Electronic Clearing Service Proforma (in r/0 Student & College/ Institution concerned) may be downloaded from the Department’s website (
Completed Applications must be forwarded by Heads of Colleges/Institutions to Joint Director (Scholarship), Department for the Welfare of SC/ST/OBC/Minorities, Vikas Bhawan, B-Block, I.P. Estate, New Delhi

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