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Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students of Delhi Belonging to Minority Communities 2010-11


Posted Date: 19-Aug-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Scholarships    
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Department for the Welfare of SC/ST/OBC/Minority IInd Floor, B-Block, Vikas Bhawan, IP Estate, New Delhi-110002, Tel 23378164, Fax 23379513, Email ddscstdel@hub.nic.in Closing date: 30.08.2010 Good news for students (Muslim, Sikh, Christian and Buddhist) of class I to class X Scheme for Pre-Matric Scholarship for students of Delhi belonging to the minority communities 2010-11 (fresh/renewal)



Applications are invited from students of NCT of Delhi belonging to the Minority Communities notifed by the Central govt (Muslim, Sikh, Christian and Buddist), pursuing education from class I to class X in government/aided school/institute or private school/institute recognized by approved authority for awarding Pre-Matric scholarship by the ministry of minority affairs, govt of India

Eligible pre-matric minority students studying in schools affiliated to Municipal Corporation of Delhi may submit their forms to Head of School/Principal who in turn may submit the consolidated proposal to zone concerned

Eligible pre-matric minority students studying in schools affiliated to NDMC may submit their forms to Head of School/Principal who in turn may submit the consolidated proposal to Deputy Education officer (General), Department of Education, 101 Floor, Palika Kendra, Sansad Marg, New Delhi



Eligible pre-matic minority students studying in schools affiliated to Directorate of Education may submit their forms to Head of School/Principal who in turn may submit the consolidated proposal to District concerned. The Deputy Director of the District may in turn submit the consolidated proposal to Deputy Director (Science and TV), Directorate of Education, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi, who is the nodal officer in the matter

Eligible pre-matric minority students studying in schools affiliated to Delhi Cantonment-board may submit their forms to Head of school/principal who in turn may submit the consolidated proposal in the office of the Chief Executive officer, Delhi cantonment board, Delhi cantonment, Delhi-110010

Eligible pre-matric minority students studying in schools affiliated to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan may submit their forms to Head of School/Principal who in turn may submit the consolidated proposal in the office of the Chief Executive officer, Delhi cantonment board, Delhi cantonment, Delhi-110010

Eligible pre-matric minority students studying in recognized Public Schools, National Open Schools and other schools approved by the govt but not falling under any of the category at 1 to 5 above, may submit their forms to Head of School/Principal who in turn may submit the consolidated proposal to Deputy Director (Minority), Department of Welfare of SC/ST/OBC Minorities, B-Block, 2nd floor, Vikas Bhawan, IP Estate, New Delhi-110002

The scheme is specifically meant for minority students having domicile of NCT of Delhi. The objective of the scheme is to award scholarship to the meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of minority communities to enable them to pursue education from class I to X

Conditions for scholarship: Scholarship will be given to the students, pursuing studies from class I to X from government/aided/recognized private schools/institute

Maintenance allowance will be credited to the student's personal bank account

To be eligible, student should have scored not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination. In case of students of class-I only income criteria would be applicable

A scholarship holder under the scheme will not avail of any other scholarship/stipend for pursuing the same course from any other agencies

The annual income, from all sources, of the student's parents or guardian should not exceed Rs 1 lakh, inter-selection weightage is to be given to poverty rather than marks

30% of scholarships will be earmarked for girl students. In case girl students are not available then the scholarship earmarked for them will be awarded to eligible boy students

Scholarship will not be given to more than two students in a family

Students who have been selected for scholarship during 2008-09 and 2009-10 successfully advanced to next class may apply for renewal under this scheme

Number of Pre-matric scholarship(s) available for NCT of Delhi (2010-11): Muslim 17100; Christian 1400; Sikh 5900; Budhist 300; Parsi 09; Total 24709

Rate of Scholarship

Admission fee from Class VI and X; Hosteller-Rs 500/- per annum subject to actual; Day scholar-Rs 500/- per annum subject to actual

Tuition fee from Class VI to X; Hosteller-Rs 350/- per month subject to actual; Day scholar-Rs 350/- per month subject to actual

Maintenance allowance will be payable for a period not exceeding 10 months in an academic year

Class I to V; Hostellers-nil; Day scholar-Rs 100/- per month

Class VI to X; Hostels-Rs 600/- per month subject to actual; Day scholar-Rs 100/- per month

(Hostellers include students who are not staying in hostel in the school/institute concerned or these provided by the State Govt/Union Territory)

How to apply: The application form can be downloaded either from website of Ministry of Minority Affairs, govt of India (www.minorityaffairs.gov.in) or from this Deptt website www.scstwelfare.delhi.govt.nic.in

Individual applications shall not be entertained. Head of School must ensure that no eligible minority student is left out and consolidated list of students should be sent to concerned office indicated above. The Nodal Officer of the concerned department/organization should forward the complete proposal (in soft as well as hard copy as per format being sent separately) to Deputy Director (Minority), Department for Welfare of SC/ST/OBC minorities, 2ndfloor, B-block, Vikas Bhawan, I.P. Estate, New Delhi on or before the closing date

Applications received after the last date will be rejected summarily. On the forwarding letter, name of scheme, year, whether fresh/renewal should be clearly indicated

For further details and application form log on the website www.minorityaffairs.gov.in or www.scstwelfare.delhigovt.nic.in


Reference: http://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in


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