Pre Matric Scholarship is a scholarship that financially supports the education of students studying from classes 1 to 10. Students belonging to the economically weaker and backward community families (which includes SC, ST, OBC, EBC and so on). This pre matric scholarship focuses mainly to reduce the rate of school dropouts in each and every state of India.
For the welfare of minority communities in India, the government of India with the help of the Ministry of Minority Affairs (MOMA), provides scholarships for the students from minority communities such as Muslims, Sikhs, Buddhists, Christians, Zoroastrians, and Jains. The scholarship aims to develop the education of the students from these communities and thereby reducing the dropout rates.
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Pre Matric Scholarship 2020
The pre matric scholarship students for the year 2020 will be provided for the minority community students and the students having their family’s total annual income of less than Rs.1 lakh. For getting this pre matric scholarship, the students should not have scored below 50% in the previous year’s final examinations.
For the betterment of education of girls students from the economically backward and minority community family, 30% scholarship is reserved especially for them in the particular state or UT. The scholarship amount will be provided as the lump sum for 10 months i.e, for the entire course duration.
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How to apply for the Pre Matric Scholarship?
Students studying from class 1 to 10th can apply for this pre matric scholarship through the online website www.scholarships.gov.in (National Scholarship Portal). The basic procedure for the application process includes
- The students have to log on to the website and register themselves.
- The information including their name, date of birth, mail ID, the mobile number should be correctly entered.
- Bank details including name, branch, account number, IFSC code should be correctly filled by the students on the portal.
- If the details entered by the students are not correct, then the scholarship will be canceled for that particular student.
- The entered bank account can be in the name of the student or it may be a joint account with their mother or father or a legal guardian.
- The bank account given should be active until the scholarship amount is transferred to that account.
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Minority Pre Matric Scholarship
The scholarship is provided by the MOMA for developing the education of minority community students in India. The benefits acquired from this scholarship are listed below.
- Admission fee of around INR 500 per annum
- Tuition fee of around 350 per month.
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Pre Matric Scholarship Kerala
Kerala government offers an educational scholarship for the OBC students studying from class 1 to 10 in Government or Government aided schools in Kerala. The scholarship amount is Rs. 1500/- For applying for this scholarship, the family’s total income of the student should not exceed Rs.2.5 Lakh. The students applying for this scholarship should have scored above 80% in their previous year examinations. Students can apply for this scholarship through the online website www.scholarship.itschool.gov.in before the deadline.
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Pre Matric Scholarship Karnataka
The government of Karnataka also provides an educational scholarship for the students studying from class 1 to 10, belonging to minority communities such as Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis, and Jains.
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Pre Matric Scholarship Last Date
The important dates for the pre matric scholarship for the year 2019-20 is,
- Last date of issuing scholarship: 15th October 2019
- Last date for Defective verification: 31st October 2019
- Last date for Insitute verification: 31st October 2019.
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Pre Matric Scholarship Status
It is important to check the status of the scholarship you have applied to. The students who have applied for the pre matric scholarship can check the status of the scholarship through the online website called National Scholarship Portal by clicking on the “check your status” option.
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Pre Matric Scholarship Renewal
If the students scored at least 50% marks in the current year, the students can apply for the next academic year also after producing their mark sheets. Only after producing the certificate showing that they have scored at least 50%, the students can appear for the next year scholarship renewal.
Ans. The students from minority communities such as Muslims, Sikhs, Buddhists, Christians, Zoroastrians, and Jains are all eligible for applying for this scholarship.
Ans. Students studying from class 1 to 10th can apply for this pre matric scholarship through the online website www.scholarships.gov.in (National Scholarship Portal).
Ans. The documents required for applying for the pre matric scholarship are:
1. Photocopy of the student
2. Institute verification certificate
3. Income certificate
4. Community certificate
5. Self-attested mark sheet
6. Fee receipt of the current year
7. Bank details
8. Domicile certificate
9. Aadhaar card details/ Bonafide certificate from the school
Ans. The file should be .pdf and .jpeg format and the size should not exceed 200kb.
Ans. The students who have applied for the pre matric scholarship can check the status of the scholarship through the online website called National Scholarship Portal by clicking on the “check your status” option.
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