Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students Tripura

Name of the Scholarship

Sponsor body of the scholarship
This scholarship is being offered by the government of Tripura.

About the scholarship
Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Tripura 2018 is an opportunity for OBC students studying at post-matriculation or post-secondary stage. Offered by the Government of Tripura, this scholarship aims to provide financial support to meritorious but economically disadvantaged students to pursue higher education.

Eligibility for the scholarship
1. Be a domicile of the state of Tripura
2. Belong to Other Backward Classes
3. Be studying at post-matriculation or post-secondary stage
4. Have Parents’/Guardian’s income not exceeding INR 1.5 lakh per annum

Benefits of the scholarship
The scholarship includes maintenance allowance, reader charges, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fee, study tour charges, thesis printing/typing charges and book allowance. Students selected for this scholarship are eligible to receive up to INR 750 per month along with other benefits.

Term and condition
1. The scholarship will be restricted to up to two boys per family. However, there is no restriction for girls.
2. The scholarship shall be available for studies in India only.
3. The students selected for this scholarship shall not hold any other scholarship.
4. House rent allowance received by the parents of a student shall be exempted from the computation of ‘income’ if the same has been permitted to be exempted for the purpose of Income tax.
5. The income tax certificate is required to be taken once only.
6. 30% of the allocated funds are earmarked for girl students and 5% for students with disabilities.
7. The payment of scholarships will be made directly to the accounts of the beneficiaries.

Application procedure
1. An application for scholarship to the prescribed authority should comprise:
a. One copy of the application for scholarship in the prescribed form (separate application form may be prescribed by concerned State Government/UT for ‘fresh’ and ‘renewal’ scholarship).
b. One copy of the passport size photograph with signatures of the student thereon (for fresh scholarship)
c. One attested cop each of certificates/diploma/degree etc., in respect of all examination passed.
d. A certificate (in original) of Caste signed by an authorized revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar.
e. An income declaration by the parents/guardian, stating definite income from all sources by way of income certification from employer along with the affidavit on non-Judicial Stamp Paper.
f. A receipt in acknowledgement of the scholarship in the previous year on the form attached to the application duly countersigned by the Head of the Institution concerned, if the application was in receipt of a scholarship under this Scheme in the preceding year.
2. In case of online mode of application, the procedure of application may vary as the application is required to be filled online and the documents need to be uploaded on the website as notified by the prescribed authority of the concerned State/UT.
3. Application complete in all respect shall be submitted to the Head of the Institution being attended or last attended by the candidates and shall be addressed to an officer specified for this purpose by the State Government/Union territory Administration to which the student belongs in accordance with the instructions issued by them from time to time.

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Any additional information
Documents Required
1. A copy of the application form in the prescribed format
2. Passport size photograph
3. Attested copy of certificates, diploma or degree
4. Caste certificate duly signed by an authorized revenue officer not below the rank of Tahsildar
5. Income declaration certificate 
6. Acknowledgement receipt of the scholarship in the previous year (if already in receipt of this scholarship)


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