SC Scholarship Assam 2021 | Pre-Matric & Post-Matric Scholarship For SC Students

Assam SC Scholarship

SC Scholarship Assam  : Directorate of Welfare of SC, Assam has released a notification for the Pre-Matric (IX-X) and Post-Matric Scholarships for students of Assam who belong to Scheduled Castes (SC) of Assam for the year 2021-22. Interested candidates can apply online.

Name of scholarship:

Pre-Matric/ Post-Matric SC Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria of SC Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria for Pre-Matric and Post-Matric SC Scholarship is as follows

Family Income:

  •  Pre Matric Scholarship to SC students read in Class IX-X

Eligibility: Annual Family income should not exceed Rs.2.50 Lakh.

  •  Post Matric Scholarship to SC students

Eligibility: Annual Family income should not exceed Rs.2.50 Lakh.


Student should belong to Scheduled Caste.

Other Scholarship:

He / she should not be getting any other Centrally-funded Pre Matric Scholarship. However benefit of National Means-cum- Merit scholarship scheme of D/o School  Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development can be availed by the beneficiaries of Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC students.

Aadhaar Enrollment:

In pursuance to the provision of Section 7 of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act 2016, a student is required to furnish proof of possession of Aadhaar or undergo Aadhaar Authentication. If not yet enrolled for Aadhaar, student is required to make application for Aadhaar enrollment.

Student Category:

She/ he should be a regular, full time student studying in a Government School or in a School recognized by Govt. or a Central/State Board of Secondary Education.

Repeat/ Failing Student: Scholarship for studying in any class will be available for only one year. If a student has to repeat a class, she / he would not get scholarship for that class for a second (or subsequent) year.

Value of Assam SC Scholarship

The value of scholarship includes the following for complete duration of the course:-

(i) scholarship and other grant.

(ii) additional allowance for students with disabilities studying in private un-aided recognized Schools.

(iii) Additional Allowances for SC students with disabilities studying in private unaided Schools.

Detailed scholarship amount details can be seen at the official notification given below .

Duration & Renewal of Scholarship

  •  The scholarship will be payable for 10 months in an academic year.
  •  The award once made will continue subject to good conduct and regularity in attendance. It will be renewed for Class X after the student passes Class IX.

Selection of Candidates for SC Scholarship

(i) All eligible Scheduled Caste candidates will be given scholarships as prescribed in this Scheme.

(ii) Candidates belonging to one State but studying in another State will be awarded scholarships by the State to which they belong and will submit their applications to the competent authority in that State.

How to Apply for Assam SC Scholarship ?

Students need to submit their online applications through National Scholarship Portal to complete their application process for this scholarship.

Important Date of SC Scholarship 2021

  •  Starting date of online application: 2nd September 2021
  •  Last date of online application: 30th October 2021
  •  Last date of institute level verification: 15th November 2021
  •  Last date of defective verification: 20th November 2021
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