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OBC Scholarship Assam 2020: Apply Online for Pre & Post-Matric OBC Scholarship [Last Date Extended]

OBC Scholarship Assam 2020: 

Assma Govt has announced a Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students of Assam for the year 2020-21. For Pre-Matric (IX-X) and Post-Matric Scholarships for students of Assam belonging to Other Backward Classes (OBC / MOBC) , Fresh/ Renewal online applications are invited for the year 2020-21 through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) www.scholarships.gov.in.

OBC Scholarship Assam 2020: Apply Online for Pre & Post-Matric OBC Scholarship

Directorate of Welfare of Plain Tribes & Backward Classes, (WPT&BC) Assam has released a scholarship advertisement on its official website https://directorwptbc.assam.gov.in.

OBC Scholarship Assam 2020 Details:

Name of Scheme: Post-Matric & Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students

State: Assam

Year: 2020-21

Eligible classes:
  * Pre-matric: Class I to X
  * Post-matric: Post-matriculation level courses

Application Process: Online

Online Application: Available

Last Date: 31-12-2020

Official Website: https://scholarships.gov.in

Eligibility Criteria for OBC Scholarship Assam 2020:

1. Eligibility for Pre Matric Scholarship to ST Students Read in Class IX-X:

- Scholarship award will be sanctioned in the case of students whose parents/ guardians income from all sources does not exceed Rs.2,50,000/- per annum.
- The scholarships may be given to the students enrolled in class I or any subsequent class of pre-matric stage in the case of day scholars, and class III or any subsequent class of pre-matric stage in the case of hostlers. The scholarship will terminate at the
end of class X. The duration of scholarship in an academic year will be 10 months.
- The scholarship will be tenable only in such institutions and for such pre-matriculation courses, which have been duly recognized by the concerned State Government and Union Territory Administrations.
- The students may not be allowed to take up employment or render help to parents in their work during the course of studies.
- The award will be discontinued if a student fails to secure annual promotion except in case of unavoidable reasons to be certified by the competent authority of the scheme.
- Migration of students from one institution to another would not normally be allowed during the course of academic year except under exceptional circumstances and in the interest of student's academic career.
- The scholar obtaining benefits under this scheme shall not be allowed to avail of benefits under any other pre-matric scholarship scheme.
- Regular attendance record not less than 60% in the previous year should be pre-requisite for availing scholarship.
- At least 5% students with disabilities should be covered for grant of the scholarships.
- To avoid any duplication, bank accounts of the target beneficiaries should be Aadhar seeded.
- 30% of the beneficiaries should be reserved for girl students.

2. Eligibility for Post Matric Scholarship to ST Students:

i) The scholarships will be open to Indian nationals belonging to OBCs, as notified by the Central Govt./State Govt./ UT Admn.;

ii) These scholarships will be given for the study of all recognized post matriculation or post-secondary courses pursued in recognized institutions with the following exceptions:
  "Scholarships shall not be awarded for training courses like Aircraft Maintenance Engineer's Course and Private Pilot License Courses. Courses at Training-Ship Dufferin (Now Rejendra); Courses of training at the Military College, Dehradun, Courses at pre-examination Training Centres of All India and State levels."

iii) Only those candidates who belong to OBCs so specified in relation to the State/UT to which the applicant actually belongs, i.e. permanently settled and who have passed the Matriculation or Higher secondary or any higher examination of a recognized University or Board of Secondary Education will be eligible.

iv) Candidates who, after passing one stage of education, are studying in the same stage of education in different subject e.g. I. Sc. after I.A or B.Com. after B.A. or M.A. in a subject after M.A in another subject will not be eligible.

v) Students who, after having completed their educational career in one professional line, e.g., LLB after B.T/B. Ed will not be eligible.

vi) Students studying in XI Class of the Higher Secondary School courses or the XII class of the Multipurpose High School will not be eligible for it being a continuous school course. However, in cases, where tenth class examination of such courses is treated as equivalent to Matriculation and students who after passing tenth class join other courses, such students will be treated as post-matric students and will be eligible for the award of scholarships.

vii) Students pursuing Post-graduate courses in medicine will be eligible if they are not allowed to practice during the period of their course.

viii) Students who after failing or passing the Under Graduate/Post-Graduate examinations in Arts/science/Commerce join any recognized professional or Technical certificate/diploma/degree courses will be awarded scholarships if otherwise eligible. No subsequent failure will be condoned except courses in Group 'A' and no further change in the course will be allowed.

ix) Students who pursue their studies through correspondence courses will be eligible towards reimbursement of non-refundable fee. The term correspondence includes distant and continuing education. Besides reimbursement of non-refundable fee, such students will also be eligible for an annual allowance of Rs. 900/- for essential/prescribed books, as applicable.

x) Only two boys of the same parents/guardian will be entitled to receive scholarships. This restriction will, however, not apply to girls. Accordingly, scholarship availed by girls of same parents/guardian will not adversely affect admissibility of availing scholarship upto two boys of same parents/guardian.

xi) A scholarship holder under this Scheme will not hold any other scholarship/stipend. If awarded any other scholarship/stipend, the students can exercise his/her option for either of the two scholarships/stipends, whichever is more beneficial to him/her and should inform the awarding authority through the Head of the Institution about the option made. No scholarship will be paid to the students under this Scheme from the date he/she accepts any other scholarships/stipend. The student can however, accept free lodging or a grant or ad-hoc monetary help from the State Government or any other source for the purchase of books, equipment or for meeting the expenses on board and lodging, in addition to the scholarship amount paid under this Scheme.

xii) Scholarship holders who are receiving coaching in any of the pre-examination training centers with financial assistance from the Central Government/State Government will not be eligible for stipend under the coaching schemes for the duration of the coaching programme.

xiii) Employed students whose income combined with the income of their parents/guardians does not exceed Rs. 1.00 lakh per annum shall be eligible for post-matric scholarships to the extent of reimbursement of all compulsorily payable non-refundable fees.

xiv) In case of unemployed students whose parents/guardians income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 1.00 lakh per annum will be entitled for the scholarship under the Scheme.

Value of OBC Scholarship Assam 2020:

Pre-Matric Scholarship: The value of scholarship is ranging from Rs 100 to Rs 500/ month depending up on the classes they study.

Post-Matric Scholarship: The value of scholarship will include Maintenance Allowance, Reader Charges for blind students, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees, Study Tour Charges/thesis typing/printing charges and book allowance for students pursuing correspondence course, for complete duration of the course. 

OBC Scholarship Assam 2020 Application Form:

The Online Application Form for apply OBC Scholarship Assam is available in the national scholarship portal https://scholarships.gov.in. Eligible candidates (Fresh & Renewal) are required to apply online by filling up online application form availble in the national scholarship portal https://scholarships.gov.in by following the below mentioned steps:

For Fresh Candidates

STEP-1: Visit official website of this scholarship (https://scholarships.gov.in) which is below mention in Important Links section. After that, click on New Registration option, again read the instruction and click on green coloured Continue button.

STEP-2: A page will be displayed, enter all Personal Details such as State, Bank details, Date of Birth, etc. and, verify captcha and click on red coloured Register button.

STEP-3: After that, A page containing your Student Application ID will be displayed, Please note this ID for future use and Click on Continue button.

STEP-4: Now a Login Page will be displayed, Enter Your User IDPassword (password will be sent on your Registered Mobile No), Verify Captcha and Click on Orange Login button.

STEP-5: Now Fill up your all Registration Details, Academic Details, Basic Details and click on Save & Continue button.

STEP-6: After that, Again fill up Contact Details, Scheme Details (Post-Matric or Post-Matric Scholarship OBC Students), Upload Documents such as Caste Certificate & Income Certificate and click on green coloured Final Submit button.

STEP-7: Once registration is complete on click of submit button, a Permanent Registration ID is generated which can be used for Renewal and tracking the status of application.

For Renewal Candidates: 

Renewal Students have to apply with their Application Id and Date of Birth which they registered previous year. Students can also use Forgot Application ID to retrieve their ID. Only those students would be able to Renew who had actually got the scholarship payments last year from NSP 1.0.

Last date for Submission of Online Applications by Student: 31st December 2020

Important Date of OBC Scholarship Assam 2020:

  • Starting date of online application: 20th October 2020
  • Last date of online application: 31st December 2020
  • Last date of Institute Level Verification: 20th January 2021

Important Links

Apply Online: Register | Login [Fresh Candidates]

Apply Online: Click Here [Renewal Candidates]

Scholarship Notification: Click Here

Post-Matric Scholarship: Guidelines

Pre-Matric ScholarshipGuidelines

Official Website: https://scholarships.gov.in


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