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Central govt. Pre-Matric Scholarship for Students from Scheduled Tribe

Name of the scheme: Centrally sponsored scheme of Pre-Matric Scholarship for needy Scheduled Tribe students studying in classes IX & X

Purpose: The main purpose is to financially support parents of children belonging to Scheduled Tribe for education of their children in class IX and X to lesser school drop-out rate and to improve participation of ST children in classes IX and X of the pre-matric stage, so that they can perform better and have a better chance of progressing to the post-matric stage of education.


  • The Student must belong to Scheduled Tribe
  • Income criteria- Parents’/Guardian’s income should not exceed Rs. 2  lakh per annum
  • If the candidate is already receiving any other Centrally-funded Pre-Matric Scholarship, then he/she will not be eligible.
  • Must 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.

Scholarship amount:

Item Day Scholars Hostellers
Scholarship for 10 months Rs. 150/-  per month Rs. 350/-  per month
Books and Ad hoc Grant Rs. 750/-  per month Rs. 1,000/-  per month

How to apply?

Format is given here

For more information regarding the scheme, click here

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