State Sponsored Scholarship Schemes being run by the Higher Education Department in Himachal Pradesh.

The various Scholarship Schemes to different categories of Bonafide Himachali students are being implemented by the Education Department, Himachal Pradesh to encourage them to improve their merit / performance in studies. The eligible beneficiaries should be a regular student in Govt./Govt. aided/affiliated (H.P) institution in Himachal Pradesh.

 

1. Dr. Ambedkar  Medhavi Chattarvriti Yojna :-

                        The scholarship at +1 stage is given to 1000 meritorious students from SC and 1000 students from OBC categories respectively who secure 72% and above marks in their  10th class examination conducted by the H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala.   The scholarship is given in +2 class also to 1000 meritorious students from SC and 1000 from OBC category who secure 72% and above marks in their +1 class examination conducted by the H.P. Board of School Education Dharamshala. The scholarship is given @ Rs.10,000/- per year.

 

2. Swami Vivekanand Utkrisht Chhatervritti Yojna :-

The scholarship at +1 stage under this scheme is given to 2000 meritorious  students of General category who secure 77% and above marks in their 10th class examination conducted by the H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala. The scholarship is given in +2 class also to 2000 students of General Category who secure 77% and above marks in their +1 class examination conducted by the H.P. Board of School Education Dharamshala. The scholarship is given @ Rs.10,000/- per year.

 

3. Thakur Sen Negi Utkrisht Chhatervritti Yojna :-        

The scholarship at +1 stage under this scheme is given to 100 boys and 100 girl students belonging to ST category on merit basis, and meritorious students who secure 72% and above marks in their 10th class examination conducted by the H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala. The scholarship is given in +2 class also to the 100 boys and 100 girls student belonging to ST category on merit basis who secure 72 % and above marks in +1 class. The scholarship is given @ Rs.11,000/- per year.

4. Maharishi Balmiki Chattarvriti Yojna:-

The scholarship under this scheme is @ Rs.9000/- per year is given to the Bonafide Himachali girl students belonging to Balmiki Families, engaged in unclean occupation, beyond Matric to college level for studies and professional  courses at the level of college situated in Himachal Pradesh irrespective of their status i.e. Govt. or Private. The concerned students must apply on prescribed proforma through their Head of the School/College/Institution along with Balmiki certificate.

 

5. Indira Gandhi Utkrisht Chhatervritti Yojna for Post Plus Two Students:-

The Indira Gandhi Uttkrisht Chhatervritti Yojna for meritorious students for Post Plus two Courses shall be awarded to 150 students @ Rs. 10,000/-P.A.per student purely on the basis of the merit and without any income ceiling .The Scholarship will also be awarded to ten toppers each from the merit list of 10+2 arts, Science and Commerce, supplied by the H.P. Board of School Education Dharamshala, provided they join any academic/professional stream The Scholarship  o be awarded to ten toppers from the merit list  B.A./BSc./B.Com., provided they join any academic /professional stream. The scholarship will be renewed every year to the same number of students till they complete degree/course.

6. Rashtriya Indian Military College Scholarship:-

This award  is made to the ten students who are Bonafide residents of H.P. and are studying from VIII to XII in Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun.  Two students from each class are eligible for the scholarship.  The amount of scholarship is Rs. 20,000/-p.a.

7.   IRDP Scholarship Scheme :-   Students belonging to IRDP families and studying in 6th to University level are eligible for this scholarship provided they are pursuing their study in Govt./Govt. aided Institutions in H.P.

Class                                                                Boys                  Girls

9th  & 10th                                                          300/-  p.a.          600/-p.a.

+1 & +2                                                             800/-  p.a.         800/- p.a.

College/University                    i)Day scholar  1200/-  p.a.       1200/- p.a.

ii)Hostellers      2400/- p.a.       2400/- p.a.

8.  Financial  Assistance to the  children of the Armed Forces  Personnel   killed/disabled  during the  different War/Operations:-

Children of Armed Forces Personnel killed / disabled in the different wars /operations are eligible for this assistance. In case of disability is below 50%, the children will get half scholarship. Application proformas are available with District Sainik Welfare Board.  The Heads of Institutions are directed to get the proformas verified from the Dy. Director Sainik Welfare Board of the respective district duly filled up in all respect before submitting to the Director of Education.

          Class                                                Boys                  Girls

1.      9th  & 10th                                          300/- p.a.            600/-p.a.

2.     +1 & +2                                              800/- p.a.           800/- p.a.

3.      College/University    i)Day scholar  1200/-p.a.         1200/- p.a.

ii)Hostellers      2400/-p.a.          2400/- p.a.

 

 

9. Sainik School Sujanpur Tihra Scholarship:-

The students who are studying in Sainik School Sujanpur Tihra and are Bonafide residents of Himachal Pradesh from class VI to XII will be given scholarship at the following rates:-

IncomeRange                                                 Rate per annum

1.  Upto Rs.9220 /-p.m.                                   Rs    18000/-

2.  9221 to 10650/-p.m.                                   Rs.   15000/-

3.  10651/- to 11470/- p.m.                              Rs.   12000/-

4.  Above Rs.11470/- p.m.                               Rs.     8000/-

In addition, the students will be given dietary money @ Rs. 10/- per day for 295 days.  clothing allowance @ Rupees 1500/- per annum for the first year and Rupees 750/- per annum for the subsequent years.

 

10. NDA Scholarship Scheme  :-     

                        This is a new State Sponsored Scheme started from the year 2010-11 which will be given to the Cadets of Himachal Pradesh who are getting training at National Defence Academy Post, NDA, Khadakwasla, Pune.

 

11. Protsahan Chhtervritti Yojna :-

This is a new State Sponsored Scheme started from the year 2011 onwards. This Chhatervritti will be given to all category students, who are studying from the distance of  five Kilometer  and above from their parental home in Govt. Schools/ Govt. aided Schools of  Himachal Pradesh. The distance Certificate must be attested by the Head of concerned School. The attendance of the concerned  students in the School should be  80 % and above in every month. The amount of the Scholarship from five to eight Kilometers should be given Rs.200/pm and above eight Kilometer Rs. 300/pm.

 

  Central Sponsored Scholarship Schemes

 

1. Incentive to SC/ST girl students for Secondary Education : -

This is a centrally sponsored scheme for SC/ST girl students who take admission in 9th class after passing Middle Standard Examination from H.P. Board of School Education.   Under this scheme, the girl student will have to open a Bank account with zero balance  in a Bank and will intimate her account number to the Headmaster/Principal of the school in which she took admission in 9th class.  The Headmaster/Principal will send the particulars of all the eligible girl students in a consolidated form along with bank account number and name of the branch to the Dy. Director of the district concerned who will further submit the list of the eligible students in the district in a consolidated form along with soft copy (through e.mail /pen drive) to the Directorate of Higher Education, H.P. Shimla. The girls under this scheme should not have completed sixteen years age as on 31st March of the year.  The amount of incentive under this scheme is Rs. 3000/- and will be given in the shape of a Time Deposit.  The amount can be withdrawn when the girl attains the age of eighteen years provided that she had studied for two years regularly in some High/Sr. Sec. School  and passed the Matriculation Examination. All girls who have passed Middle standard Examination from Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalya irrespective of caste/religion are eligible for this scholarship.

 

2.Pre–Matric Scholarship to the children of those engaged in un-clean occupation(Centrally Sponsored Scheme)

Under this scheme the scholarship will be admissible to the children of Indian National who irrespective of their religion are actively engaged in scavenging of dry latrines, and other unclean occupation i.e. tanning and flaying only which are traditionally considered ‘unclean’. The scholarship will be tenable only to such Institutions and for such courses up to Matric stage, which have been duly recognized by the concerned state. There will be no income ceiling for award of scholarship under this scheme. The duration of the scholarship in an academic year is 10 months. The scholarship will be awarded @ Rs.110/- per month from  class 9th. to 10th. for day scholars and Rs. 700= per month  for hostlers. In addition to this an adhoc grant of Rs.750/- P.A. to day scholar and Rs.1000/- P.A to hostellers is also admissible.

 

3. Pre-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students (Centrally Sponsored Scheme):-

                        Under this scheme the scholarship will be given to those students of 9th & 10th class whose parents annual income does not exceed to Rs. 44,500/- . The scholarship will be awarded @ Rs.50/- per month for day scholars ,Rs. 250/- per month for Hostellers and Rs.500 per student per year one time adhoc grant is also given under this scheme.

 

4. Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme to SC students  (Centrally Sponsored Scheme):-

The SC students whose parents annual income from all sources is up to rupees two lakh  (Rs.2,00,000/-) are eligible for full scholarship (i.e. maintenance  allowance + full  fee) for all courses provided they are pursuing  their  studies  in  Govt./Govt. aided /Private Institutions..

Group     Course            Monthly Rates
Day -Scholar     Hostellers
A (i)  Degree and P.G Level  Courses  (Including M.Phil, Ph.D and Doctoral research ) in Medicines (Allopathic, Indian and other recognized system of medicines ) , Engineering , Technology, Agriculture, Veterinary and Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finance, Business Administration and Computer Applications.(ii) Commercial Pilot License(Including helicopter Pilot and Multi Engine rating ) course.

(iii)Post Graduate Diploma courses in various branches of multiengine rating) course.

(iv) CA./ICWA/CS/I.C.F.A etc.

(v M. Phil, Ph.D and Post Doctoral Programmes (D. Lit, D.Sc. etc.)

a)      In existing Group II courses

b)      In existing Group III  courses

(vi) L.L.M

550       1200
B (i)    Graduate / Post Graduate courses leading to Degree, Diploma, certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B Pharma) Nursing (B Nursing), LLB, BFS, others Para-medical branches like rehabilitation, diagnostics etc. Mass Communication Hotel Management & Catering, Travel/ tourism / Hospitality Management, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Arts, Financial Services (e.g. Banking, Insurance ,Taxation etc.)for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2).(II) Post Graduate courses not covered under Group-1 e.g.MA/M.Sc./ M.Ed./ M. Pharma etc. 530  820
C All other courses Leading to a graduate or above Degree (not covered in Group I&II). 300 570
D  All Post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class X),e.g. senior secondary certificates (class XI and XII, both general and vocational stream, ITI courses, three years diploma courses in Polytechnics, etc.\ 230 380

 

5. Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme to ST students  (Centrally Sponsored Scheme):-                                           The ST students whose parents annual income from all sources is up to rupees two Lakhs only (Rs.2,00,000/-) are eligible for full scholarship (i.e. maintenance  allowance + full  fee) for all courses provided they are pursuing  their  studies  in  Govt./Govt. aided/Private Institutions .

Group                  Course                  Monthly Rates
  Day Scholars Hostellers
A Degree and P.G Level  Courses  (Including M. Phil, Ph.D and Doctoral research ) in Medicines (Allopathic, Indian and other recognized system of medicines ) , Engineering , Technology, Agriculture, Veterinary and Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finance, Business Administration and Computer Applications/ Science /Commercial Pilot License(Including helicopter Pilot and Multi Engine rating ) course. 330 740
B Other Professional and Technical graduate and P.G Level Courses (Including M.Phil, Ph.D and Doctoral research) level courses not covered in Group I. CA/ICWA/CS/etc. courses. All Post Graduate, Graduate level Diploma courses, all certificate level courses. 330 510
C All other courses Leading to a graduate or above Degree (not covered in Group I&II). 330 510
D All post matriculation level courses before taking up graduation like classes XI and XII in 10+2 system intermediate examination etc., not covered in Group ‘II’ or ‘III’. ITI courses] other vocational courses (if Minimum required qualification to pursue the course is at least matriculation). 185 355
E Degree and P.G Level  Courses  (Including M.Phil, Ph.D and Doctoral research ) in Medicines (Allopathic, Indian and other recognized system of medicines ) , Engineering , Technology, Agriculture, Veterinary and Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finance, Business Administration and Computer Applications/ Science /Commercial Pilot License(Including helicopter Pilot and Multi Engine rating ) course. 140 235

 

6. Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme to OBC students  (Centrally Sponsored Scheme):- All OBC students whose parents annual income from all sources is up to Rupees One Lakh only (Rs.1,00,000/)- are eligible for  scholarship(i.e. maintenance  allowance + full  fee)  provided they are studying in  Govt./Govt. aided/Private  Institutions.

 

Group     Course              Monthly Rates
  Day Scholars Hosteller
A Medical/Engg. including Degree Level Courses in Indian Medicine, BAM&S  and Comparable courses in Ayurveda,Unani/Tibbia and Homeopathic system of Medicines. B.Sc(Agri./B.VSc /B.F.Sc(Fisheries)Higher technical and all professional studies like Degree and Post-matric courses in Agri. and Veterinary Science.   190/-       425/-
B Diploma Level courses in Indian Medicine, and Comparable courses in Ayurveda, Unani Diploma and Comparable courses in Eng., Tech., Architecture Med. etc. Degree and    Post-graduate  courses in Indian nursing and pharmacy.  Post-graduate  courses in Science subjects.   190/-       290/-
C Certificate courses in Eng. Tech. Agri. and Medicine etc.Degree and Post-graduate  Diploma Post-graduate  courses in Teachers  training ,Lib Science and Phy.Edu and etc.   190/-       290/-
D General Courses up to Graduate level .(2ndyear onward )   120/-       230/-
E Classes 10th  and 10+1 in 10+2 system Intermediate courses and fist year of General Courses up to Graduate level    90/-       150/-

 

7.   Upgradation of Merit of SC/ST students (CSS) :-

                          Seven students (SC-6 &ST-1) are selected on the basis of merit list of middle standard exams of HPSEB are admitted in 9th class in GSSS Sarahan (Sirmour) alongwith the hostel facility. The Scheme is tenable from 9th to 10+2 class

 

1.   For fee and stationery                  =     Rs. 2500/- per annum

2.   For boarding and lodging            =     Rs.   700/- per month

3.   Out of pocket allowance             =     Rs.    200/- per month

In addition to this a provision  for the payment of Honorarium @ Rs.8000/- per annum per student is made to the teachers imparting teaching to these students.

 

8. Merit cum means Scholarship Scheme for Students belonging to Minority community (CSS)–:                  This Scholarship is for the Minority students belonging to (Muslim-13,Sikh-8,Christian-1,Budhhist- 8 ,Total =30 students ).The annual income of the parent  or guardian of the beneficiary should not exceed Rs. 2.50 Lakh from all sources and student should have not less than 50% marks. Financial assistance will be given to pursue degree and/or Post-graduate level technical Professional courses from a recognized  institutions.

 

9. Post–Matric Scholarship Scheme to students belonging to Minority community(CSS):-

This Scholarship will be given from XI to Ph.D. Level in Govt./recognized private school/college/institute including technical/vocational courses for the Minority students belonging to (Muslim, Sikh-, Christian, Budhhist and Parsi ).The annual income of the parent  or guardian of the beneficiary should not exceed Rs. 2.00 Lakh from all sources and student should have not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination. Student must pass the examination from Govt./Govt.-aided institutions.

10 . Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme to students to belonging Minority community (CSS)-:

This Scholarship is for the Minority students belonging to (Muslim-250, Sikh-160,Christian-20,Budhhist-160 Total –600 students ).The annual income of the parent  or guardian of the beneficiary should not exceed Rs. 1.00 Lakh from all sources and student should have not less than 50% \marks in the previous final examination. The Scholarship will be awarded for students inIndiain a Govt. or private School from class 1 to class X .

 

11Centrally Sponsored Scheme of  Scholarship for College and  University  students (CSS)                  

This is CSS on the basis of (50% boys, 50% girls) implemented in the year 2008-09 through H. P. Board of School Education Dharmshala for  Post plus two students who secured 80% and above marks in 10+2 class. HP Board of School  Education, Dharamshala invites the application forms of  eligible students    and sent direct to GOI, MHRD, New Delhi.

 

12. Maulana Azad National Scholarship Scheme for Meritorious Girls students  belonging to   

Minorities  : 

                        This Scholarship is given to 30 meritorious girl students belonging to Minority community who secured 55% and above marks in Matriculation Examination conducted by the H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala  and the family income of the student from all sources should be less than Rs. 1,00,000/-(Rupees one lakh only )

           

13. INSPIRE (CSS)

At present the scheme is being implemented  at the level of  Elementary Education, Himachal Pradesh i.e. upto 10th class. In this regards Director, Elementary  Education has issued instructions to all the Dy. Directors  Higher/Elementary Education of the State.

 

 

 

14. National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship (CSS)

             National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme being started by Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development Department of School Education and Literacy Secondary Scholarship Division,New Delhi. The Scheme is being implemented through Principal, SCERT, Solan, Himachal Pradesh.

 

Last Date of Filling of Forms by students Date of submission of Forms to Dy. Director Date of submission of Forms to Directorate Date of demand of IRDP & Post Matric SC/ST/OBC budget by Colleges /Dy. Directors to Directorate
15-08-2012 15-09-2012      15-10-2012 15-10-2012

 

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Directorate of Higher Education

Himachal Pradesh.

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