(Govt Scholarship) Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses CS of Rs.20000 per year

Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses: The objective of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities to enable them to pursue professional and technical courses. Click here to Join Telegram study group 

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Merit Cum Means Minority Scholarship Eligibility

Scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks
or equivalent grade in the previous final examination and the annual income of whose
parents/guardians from all sources does not exceed Rs.2.50 lakh.

Merit Cum Means Scholarship Duration

Scholarship will be provided for the entire academic year/course. Similarly, the
maintenance allowance will be given as fixed lump sum amount for an academic year
(Rs. 10,000/- for Hosteller and Rs. 5,000/- for Day Scholar).

Scholarship Amount for Minorities

ItemExisting (2012-17)
Rate of Scholarship Course FeeRs. 20,000/- per annum subject to actuals whichever is less (for both Hosteller & Day Scholar)
Maintenance AllowanceRs. 1,000/- per month* for Hosteller
Rs. 500/- per month* for Day Scholar
*For 10 months in an academic year.
Scholarship for listed institutesFull course fee is reimbursed for 85 listed Institutes


  • Students who get admission to a college to pursue technical/professional courses, on the basis of a competitive examination will be eligible for the scholarship.
  • Students who get admission in technical/professional courses without taking any competitive examination will also be eligible for scholarship. However, such students should have secured not less than 50% marks in last qualifying exam at higher secondary/graduation level in case of Fresh Scholarship only. Selection of these students will be done strictly on merit basis.
  • An Income Certificate, issued from a Competent Authority in the State/UT Governments is required in respect of parent/guardian of the student.
  • A Self-Certified Community Certificate is required from the student who has attained 18 years of age. For others the Community Certificate certified by parent/guardian of the student is required.
  • The award will be discontinued if a student fails to secure 50% marks in the previous annual examination.
  • A student shall be eligible for only one scholarship out of all the available Scholarships of Central Government meant for SC/ST/OBC/minority.

Documents Required

  • Student Photo
  • Verification Form to be provided by the Institution
  • Income Certificate issued by the Competent Authority in the State/UT Government.
  • A self certified Community Certificate from the applicant who has attained 18 years of age and for others the Community Certificate certified by parent/guardian is required.
  • Applicants for Scholarship under MCM based Scheme have to upload self-attested Mark Sheet, indicating that the applicant has secured not less than 50% marks in the last qualifying exam at higher secondary/ graduation level.
  • Fee Receipt of ‘Current Course Year’.
  • Bank Account number of the Student along with the IFSC Code of the bank branch (for Pre Matric Scheme where students do not have their own bank account, parents/guardian can provide their own account details).
  • Residential/Domicile Certificate.
  • Aadhaar number of the student and if Aadhaar is not available then bonafide student certificate from the school/institute and scanned copies of bank passbook and Aadhaar enrolment ID (if applied for Aadhaar).
  • If School/Institute is located in a State/UT different from domicile State/UT of the applicant then bonafide student certificate from School/Institute.

How to apply online?

Time needed: 10 minutes.

Follow steps given below to apply online:

  1. Step 1

    Click on Link given below.

  2. Step 2

    Register your account.

  3. Step 3

    Fill application form.

  4. Step 4

    Download application form for future reference.

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