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Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship 2017 for ST, Maharashtra, Class 12

Tribal Development Department, Government of Maharashtra invites applications to encourage backward class students to undergo Post-Matric Courses. The scheme is known as the Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship for ST students.


To be eligible for the scholarship:

  1. A student must have passed Class 1
  2. Family annual income should not exceed INR 2.5 Lac
  3. A student must be domicile in Maharashtra state
  4. A student must not be a repeater of a class
  5. A student must have passed the previous year examination


For Hostellers/Day Scholars award will be given in groups:

  1. Group 1: INR 550 to 1200
  2. Group 2: INR 530 to 820
  3. Group 3: INR 300 to 570
  4. Group 4: INR 230 to 380

Additional to this Reader Allowance will also be given:

  1. Group1-2: INR 240
  2. Group 3: INR 200
  3. Group 4: INR 160

Escort Allowance: INR 160 per month.Special Pay: INR 160For Mentally retired, extra coaching: INR 240 per month, study Tours: INR 1600 per annumThesis Typing/Printing: INR 1600 per annum, Book Grant: INR 1200 per annum

How To Apply

Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship online through following steps:

Step 1: Click here to register as a new user (Note: Candidate should have a mobile number registered with their Aadhaar card to ensure seamless and fast application process.)

Step 2: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometric.

Step 3: The candidates will receive an OTP on their registered mobile number if they opt for OTP authentication.

Step 4: Complete the registration process by filling in all required details.

Step 5: Log in using username or password.

Step 6: Complete the application process for the scholarship.

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  1. Caste Certificate
  2. Aadhar Card
  3. Parent's Income Certificate/ProofBank Passbook Xerox
  4. Caste Validity Certificate (only in case of Professional courses)
  5. Mark sheet for SSC or HSC
  6. Mark sheet for last appeared examination
  7. Domicile CertificateCollege admission receipt


Social Justice and Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra

Phone- 18001025311

Email[email protected]







Last Date to Apply



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