Scheme of Free Education for Meritorious Scheduled Castes And Other Backward Classes students, Chandigarh


Description

Scheme of Free Education for Meritorious Scheduled Castes And Other Backward Classes students basically aims to provide a lump sum annual allowance, a monthly pocket allowance, books and stationary and other allowance for Meritorious Scheduled Castes And Other Backward Classes students.

Objective

To support financially for Meritorious Scheduled Castes And Other Backward Classes students.

Eligibility

Students should fulfill the following criteria, to avail the benefits under this Scheme:

  1. Student belonging to any caste declared as Scheduled Caste or Other Backward Class for the UT., Chandigarh are eligible
  2. The total annual family income of parents shall not exceed Rs. 2,50,000/-
  3. Student should have passed +2 or qualifying examination in the first attempt from any School/College in UT., Chandigarh with minimum of 50% marks and he/she should have studied in UT., Chandigarh for at least two academic sessions.
  4. Parents of the student should be bonafide residents of UT., Chandigarh for the past three years.

Beneficiaries

Benefits

The benefits under this scheme is summarised as below:

  1. A lump sum annual allowance of Rs. 5,000/- payable in one installment in start of the academic session.
  2. Full reimbursement of tuition fees up to a maximum of Rs. 30,000/- and other non-refundable charges payable to the institution.
  3. A monthly pocket allowance of Rs. 500/- for day students.
  4. A monthly allowance of Rs. 1,000/- for hostellers is provided to students
  5. For students taking admission in cities other than Chandigarh, reimbursement of actual journey fare will be admissible thrice in one academic year provided fare for to and fro journey by ordinary bus or ordinary class rail does not exceed Rs. 150/-
  6. Minimum essential books and stationary.
  7. Any other allowance considered necessary Administration from time to time.

How To Apply

Contact to Office of the Director Higher Education, UT., Chandigarh

Sponsored By

State

Ministry

Department of Education, Chandigarh

Date of Launch

1998

Valid Upto

Status

Active

Sector

Education



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