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Pre-Matric Scholarship (Unclean Occupation), Maharashtra 2021-22, Class 2

The Social Justice and Special Assistance Department, Government of Maharashtra invites applications for Pre-Matric Scholarships from students of Classes 1 to 10 whose parents are involved in the unclean occupation. The children of individuals who are in the occupation like tanning, scavenging, sweeping and flaying to be benefited under this scholarship program. 


An applicant must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to apply for the scholarship:

  1. Must be in Class 1 to 10
  2. His/her parents to be involved in an unclean occupation like flaying, sweeping, scavenging and tanning

Note: All categories of students can apply under this scheme and there is no income limit to apply for it.


The stipend details for the scholarship are as follows:

For Hostellers - INR 700/ month for 10 months to be given to students of Classes 3 to 10 along with an ad-hoc grant of INR 1000/ annum per student.                                                                                                                                                 

For Day Scholars - INR 110/ month for 10 months to be given to students of Classes 1 to 10 along with the additional ad-hoc grant of INR 750/ 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.

You can find all the important links below:

Official Website

Latest Scholarship Link

Apply Online Link


Documents Required:

  1. Aadhaar Card
  2. Xerox of bank passbook
  3. Marksheet of the last appeared examination
  4. Certificate of Sarpanch and Gram Sevak, Commissioner of Corporation/Deputy Commissioner/Ward Officer, Head of Municipal Corporation for validation of parents' unclean occupation
  5. Self-declaration about engagement in unclean occupation by parents on stamp paper of INR 20

Other Info

If you're looking to apply for the scholarship, make sure you apply before the last date. Also, any kind of false information provided may lead to the rejection of your candidature for the scholarship.


Social Justice & Special Assistance Department 1st Floor, Annex Building, Mantralay, Madam Cama Road, Hutatma Rajguru Chowk, Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400032 Office Ph: 022-22025251, 22028660 Phone: 022-22843665, 220231652

Email: [email protected], [email protected]


Both Male and Female can apply





Last Date to Apply

This scholarship is closed for further applications.