The scholarship includes living allowance, expense reimbursement, study tour expenses, book allowance, etc.
Revamping of Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC
12 April 2021 Current Affairs:The Post Matric scholarship program for scheduled castes has been revised. The funding method of the plan has been changed from the committed liability formula to a fixed sharing ratio between the center and the states of 60:40 (90:10 in the Northeastern State) This significantly increases the cost of the program.
Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC:
♦ Other changes include many improvements to the process to avoid delays in the payment of scholarships using the DBT system.
♦ It is a centrally sponsored program and is implemented through the state government and UT administration.
♦ The program provides financial assistance to students of the intended caste who enroll after enrollment or after secondary school so that they can complete their studies.
♦ Students whose parents/guardians’ total income does not exceed Rs. Rs. will receive scholarships. 250,000/- per year.
♦ The scholarship includes living allowance, expense reimbursement, study tour expenses, book allowance, etc.