Pre-Metric Scholarship for Disabled, Maharashtra

Key Information

Conducted By Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance
Eligibility Pre-Matric level students with 40% or more disability
Region India
Rewards Upto ₹300
Last Date of Application December 31, 2020

The Pre-Matric Scholarship for Disabled is being implemented by the Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance (SJSA) under the Government of Maharashtra. Under the state pre-matric scheme, students of class 1 to 10 with more than 40 percent disability can benefit up to a scholarship amount of ₹300

The Scholarship aims to encourage higher education among students with disabilities including Blindness, Hearing Impairment, Low Vision, Orthopedically Handicapped, Mental Illness & Leprosy cured, etc.

Eligible students will be granted an allowance ranging from ₹100 to 300 according to their Pre-Metric Level, candidates can apply through the Maharashtra Governments DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) portal before 28 February.

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Pre-Metric Scholarship for Disabled Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the Scholarship, an applicant must fulfill the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be studying in class 1 to 10.
  • The Student should be a domicile of Maharashtra.
  • A candidate must have a disability of at least 40 percent Blindness/Hearing Impairment/Low Vision/Orthopedically Handicapped/Mental Illness & Leprosy cured or Mentally Retarded.
  • There are no Income Criteria for the Scholarship.

Note: For the Renewal of Scholarship, the student must have successfully completed the previous examination/class.

Pre-Metric Scholarship for Disabled Rewards and Benefits:

The Scholarship benefits vary with respect to the Pre-Metric level, details regarding the allowance is given below:

  1. For 1st to 4th Standard ₹100 per month is given to each student.
  2. Students of class 5th to 7th will be granted with ₹150 per month.
  3. ₹200 per month is the scholarship allowance for class 8th to 10th.
  4. Mentally Challenged students will get a Scholarship amount of ₹150 per month.
  5. Trainees in the workshop with a disability can benefit ₹300 per month.

Pre-Metric Scholarship for Disabled Application Process:

Those candidates who are eligible for the Scholarship can apply online through Maharashtra Governments DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) portal:

  • Visit MahaDBT – Apply Online portal.
  • Register as new user with Aadhar Authentication Process.
  • Log In with User ID and Password.
  • Submit the Application Process.

Offline Application Process:

  1. Request for the application form from the concerned school.
  2. Fill up all the required details.
  3. Attach all the necessary documents.
  4. Submit the application in the concerned school.

 Note: Candidates are advised to apply in the prescribed format with necessary documents attached.

  • Last Date of Application: 31 December 2020.

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