GOVERNMENT OF INDIAMINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENTDEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATIONCENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME OF SCHOLARSHIP FOR COLLEGE ANDUNIVERSITY STUDENTS
The Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Higher Education,Government of India has introduced a new scholarship scheme titled “CentralSectorScheme of Scholarship for College and University Students”.
To provide financial assistance to meritorious students from low-incomefamilies to meet day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies.
The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the results of SeniorSecondary Examination (class XII) of 10+2 pattern or equivalent. 82000 freshscholarships per annum (41000 for boys and 41000 for girls) will be awarded forgraduate / postgraduate studies in colleges and universities and for professionalcourses such as Medical, Engineering etc.
ALLOCATION OF SCHOLARSHIPS:
The total number of scholarships will bedividedamongst the State Boards based on the State’s population in the age group of 18-25years, after segregating share of CBSE and ICSE on the basis of number of studentspassing out from various Boards in the country. The number of scholarshipsallotted toa Board would be distributed amongst pass outs of the Science, Commerce andHumanities streams of the Board in the ratio of 3:2:1. Within the specified quota,theselection shall be made on merit.
• The student should have scored a minimum 80% of marks in Class XII of 10+2pattern or equivalent.• The student should belong to non-creamy layer as defined by the Department of Personnel and Training in their Notification No 36012/22/93-Estt. (SCT), dated08.11.1993 and as modified vide their OM No. 36033/3/2004-Estt. (Res) dated09.03.2004 and as may be further modified from time to time and
not availing of any other scholarship scheme.
The scholarship once awarded will continue andit