National Scholarship Scheme (SAKSHAM) HRDM

Key Information

Conducted By Human Resource & Development Mission
Eligibility Candidates from class X to postgraduate level
Region India
Rewards Up to INR 6,000
Last Date of Application May 15, 2021

The medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM launched by the Human Resource & Development Mission offers scholarships to students from class X to postgraduation. The organisers will conduct an online exam, and the scholarships will be awarded to students who qualify for the examination. However, the allocation of the scholarships will be subject to the merit list and the number of applications received for the academic year. 

The candidates between the ages of 16 to 40 years are eligible to apply for the medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM scholarship. The organisers will award up to INR 6,000 to the selected students. The last date to apply for the medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM is May 15th, 2021

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Medhavi National Scholarship Exam 

The organisation will conduct an online exam and select the candidates based on their marks. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with negative markings. The subjects included in the medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM exam are as follows: 

  1. Reasoning - 11 questions
  2. Quantitative aptitude - 11 questions
  3. General studies - 9 questions
  4. English - 9 questions 

The exam will consist of a total of 40 questions, and each question will carry one mark. The exam duration is 18 minutes, and the questions will be in English or Hindi (except for the English subject). The organisers will deduct 1/3rd of the marks assigned to a particular question for each wrong answer as a penalty. However, there will be no mark deduction if the candidates leave a question blank without an answer. The candidates can attempt the test on the medhaavi national scholarship android application. They can also take up the mock test for practice on the medhavi application. 

The candidates should be aware that there will be no back button to navigate to the previous questions if they want to change their answers or mark an answer. Therefore, they should be mindful while attempting each question and complete the exam within the given time. The application will automatically complete the exam after the allotted time. 

Important Date 

The candidates must register for the saksham exam before May 15th, 2021. The essential dates for the medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM are as follows: 

Particulars Dates
Notification date April 1st, 2021
Last date for registration May 15th, 2021
Examination date (tentative) May 30th, 2021 (Sunday)
Duration of the exam One day
Distribution of scholarship amount June 5th, 2021 to June 9th, 2021

 Note: The organisers can change the dates mentioned above at their discretion. 

Eligibility Criteria of Medhavi National Scholarship Scheme (Saksham) HRDM 

The students who have cleared the intermediate, undergraduation, postgraduation or diploma course can apply, but the minimum qualification required is class X. In addition, they should clear their examination from a board recognised by the central or state government of India. The eligibility criteria are as follows: 

  • The candidate should have passed class X, XII, diploma, undergraduate degree or a postgraduate degree.
  • They should be between 16 to 40 years of age.
  • They must be Indian citizens or migrants from eligible countries. 

Eligible Citizenship 

The candidates who are migrants from the following countries are eligible to apply for the medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM: 

  • They can be a subject of Nepal or Bhutan.
  • Tibetan refugees who came to India before January 1st, 1962, are eligible to apply for the medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM.
  • Indian origin candidates migrated from Pakistan (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Malawi, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaire, and Ethiopia.
  • The candidates from the above countries should have a certificate of eligibility from the Government of India. 

Rewards of Medhavi National Scholarship Scheme (Saksham) HRDM 

The organisers may increase or decrease the number of scholarships in a year subject to the applications received and the merit list. They will make the final decision in this regard. 

The organisers will disburse the monthly scholarships in two instalments. They will start disbursing the medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM amount from June 5th, 2021 to June 9th, 2021. The rewards of the medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM are as follows: 

  1. Over 686 students will receive a type A scholarship of INR 6,000 in the first month and INR 6,000 in the second month.
  2. The management will select 309 students for the type B medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM, which is INR 3,000 in the first month and INR 3,000 in the second month.
  3. Two hundred forty-three students will receive the type C scholarship of INR 1,500 in the first month and INR 1,500 in the second month.
  4. The remaining candidates who score a minimum of 35% marks and do not come under the merit list will receive INR 300 as a refund of the registration fee. It will be a one-time payment. 

Payment of Medhavi National Scholarship Amount 

The management will disburse the scholarship amount directly to the candidate's bank account, and they will not transfer the amount to an account with a different name. They will not entertain any requests in this regard. Given below are essential points regarding the payment of medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM: 

  • The selected students should provide their bank account details after the announcement of the results.
  • While submitting the bank details, the candidates must ensure it contains their name, bank account number and IFSC code.
  • The candidates should have an active bank account under their name. 

Types of Medhavi National Scholarship Scheme (Saksham) HRDM 

There are three types of scholarship categorised based on the marks obtained by the students in the medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM examination. They are type A, B and C. The management will grant the medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM to the top 1,238 scorers only, and the remaining students will receive a refund of their registration fee. Tabulated below are types of medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM. 

Type of Scholarship Marks
Type A (686 candidates) 60% and above
Type B (309 candidates) 50% and above
Type C (243 candidates) 40% and above
100% refund of registration fee 35% and above

How to Apply for the Medhavi National Scholarship Scheme (Saksham) HRDM? 

The candidates must click here and read the instructions thoroughly before applying for the scholarship. They are also requested to regularly visit the medhavi application to stay updated with the information regarding the examination. The management will not be held responsible for the loss of this information caused due to the applicant's ignorance. 

Eligible candidates can register for the medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM exam only through the medhavi android application. They can download the app from the play store or can click here

The organisers will not accept applications made through any other mode. The candidates should submit the correct email address while applying for the scholarship as the management will make further correspondence only through the mail. Given below are the stepwise procedure to apply for the examination: 

Step 1 - The candidates should download the medhavi android application.

Step 2 - They should duly fill in the required details.

Step 3 - The candidates should pay a registration fee of INR 300. The fee will remain the same for all categories (i.e. general, OBC, SC and ST).

Step 4 - After making the payment, they should submit the form.

Step 5 - The candidates should take a snapshot of the finally submitted Online Application (OA).

Note: The candidates need not send a printout of their application by post or submit them by hand.

Step 6 - They will receive a confirmation mail containing their registration ID.

Step 7 - Only the successful applicants should submit their bank details under the 'claim scholarship' section available on the medhavi android application. The organisers will activate the 'claim scholarship' section after the declaration of results for a limited time. 

Selection Criteria of Medhavi National Scholarship Scheme (Saksham) HRDM 

The organisers will select the candidates solely based on the marks obtained by them in the exam. The selected candidates should provide the bank details after the declaration of the results. In the event of a tie, the authority will select the candidates by following the below methods: 

  • Based on the marks obtained in:
    • General studies
    • English
    • Quantitative aptitude
    • Reasoning
  • Based on the time taken by the candidate to complete the exam
  • Based on their class X marks
  • Based on the candidate's family income
  • Lucky draw (if necessary) 

Contact Details 

In case of any queries regarding the medhavi national scholarship scheme (saksham) HRDM, the candidates can get in touch with the office. The phone lines will remain open from 10 AM to 6 PM

If the candidates face technical issues while attempting the exam or paying the fees, they are advised to immediately send an email to the help desk. Those facing issues with fee payment should notice the organisation by May 20th, 2021

Contact Details
Phone Number [email protected]
Email ID 9354801761

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