Award of Pre-matric scholarship to S.C. students
Award of Pre-matric scholarship to S.C. students

Award of Pre-matric scholarship to S.C. students

About The Scholarship

The “Award of Pre-matric Scholarship to S.C. Students” in Puducherry is a commendable initiative by the Adi Dravidar Welfare Department to provide financial support to Scheduled Caste students pursuing elementary and secondary education. The Award of Pre-matric Scholarship aims to ensure that Scheduled Caste students can pursue their education without facing financial hardships. This scholarship provides financial assistance to students from Class VI to Class X, promoting continuous education and preventing dropouts. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the key details of this scholarship, including its objectives, eligibility criteria, scholarship amount, required documents, and the application process.

Objectives of this scholarships

  1. To Provide financial assistance to Scheduled Caste students.
  2. Supporting students pursuing education from Class VI to Class X.
  3. To Prevent dropouts and ensure continuous education.

Full Overview Of Award of Pre-matric scholarship to S.C. students

Scholarships NameAward of Pre-matric Scholarship to S.C. Students
Covering RegionPuducherry
Launched ByAdi Dravidar Welfare Department, Puducherry
ObjectiveProvide financial assistance for elementary and secondary education to Scheduled Caste students, preventing dropouts.
BeneficiaryScheduled Caste students studying from Class VI to Class X in Puducherry
Scholarship Amount– Rs 1,500 per annum per student (VI to VIII Std)
– Rs 2,500 per annum per student (IX & X Std)
Mode Of ApplicationOnline/offline
Last Date Of Application30th November 2023

Important Date

ScholarshipNameApplication Starting DateApplication DeadlineDefective Application Verification DateInstitute VerificationDNO/SNO/MNO VerificationGuidelines
Award of Pre-matric scholarship to S.C. students30th November 202315th December 2023To be Announced To be Announced To be Announced Guidelines

Eligibility criteria

  • Nativity/residence in Puducherry for at least 5 years.
  • Annual income of the parent/guardian should not exceed Rs 24,000/-

Scholarship Amounts & benefits

ClassScholarship Amount
VI to VIIIRs 1,500/- per annum per student
IX & XRs 2,500/- per annum per student

Required Documents

  • Proof of identity
  • Caste certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Residence-cum-nativity certificate issued by the competent authority

How to apply

  • Select Puducherry Under State Schemes.
  • Click On “Opportunity Cost To Parents Of SC Girl Students.”
  • Log In Or Register.
  • Complete The Application, Providing Necessary Details And Uploading Required Documents.
  • Submit The Application To The Head Of The Institution/School.

Contact Details:

  • Ministry Of Social Justice & Empowerment,
  • Adi Dravidar Welfare Department, Puducherry, Kamaraj Salai, Thattanchavady, Puducherry – 605009
  • Email: Info@Opportunitycostscholarship.Org
  • Phone Number: (+9111)-413-2275681/ 413-2275682/ 413-2276375

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