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Stipend For Students

 

The Directorate of Social Welfare has announced a scheme of paying stipend to students belonging to the marginalized sections of society provided the income of their parents does not exceed Rs. 1.5 lakh per annum.

The stipends to be paid are as follows:

SCHEDULED CASTE:

Rs. 325 to Rs. 375 for students in Class V to Class X depending upon the class.

 

Meritorious Scholarships:

 

  • Rs. 900 to students in Class V & VI
  • Rs. 1,000 to students in Class VII & VIII
  • Rs. 1,100 to students in Class IX
  • Rs. 1,600 to students in Class X

 

OTHER BACKWARD COMMUNITIES:

Rs. 225 to Rs. 275 for students in Class V to Class X depending upon the class.

Meritorious Scholarships:

 

  • Rs. 800 to students in Class V & VI
  • Rs. 900 to students in Class VII & VIII
  • Rs. 1,000 to students in Class IX
  • Rs. 1,500 to students in Class X

 

POST METRIC SCHOLARSHIP:

Rs. 90 to Rs. 425 per month depending upon the course pursued provided the annual income of the parents does not exceed Rs. 44,500 for OBC students.

Rs. 380 to Rs. 1,200 per month depending upon the course pursued provided the annual  income of the parents does not exceed Rs. 2 lakhs per annum for SC students.

GRANTS TO INSTITUTES:

The Department also provides grants to institutes to purchase books for SC and OBC students besides also providing grants to taking up remedial and coaching classes.

 

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