National Overseas Scholarship 2017 Passage Grant for SC 100 Students Application Form

candidates may fill National Overseas Scholarship 2017 Application Form Scholarship is for SC 100 Students and and 5 Passage Grants

National Overseas Scholarship 2017

Have you aware that National Overseas Scholarship 2017 is released!!!!! In order to provide financial assistance to meritorious and talented candidates for pursuing their higher studies, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is inviting applications for 100 overseas scholarships and 5 Passage Grants. National Overseas Scholarship Scheme is offered to 100 candidates. However, 5 passage grants are provided to the categories of Scheduled Castes (SC), Landless Agricultural Labourers and Traditional Artisans and Nomadic and Semi Nomadic tribes. Individuals who fulfill the eligibility parameters can put forward application forms that are available at its web portal, that is, as on or before the last date that is 31st March 2017. Candidates are advised to go through the below tuned page to gather other details in regard to this Scholarship Scheme which is well prepared by dedicated team of Have a look!!

Availability of Seats

CategoryNo. of Scholarships No. of Passage Grants
Scheduled Castes9004
Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes0601
Landless Agricultural Labourers and Traditional Artisans04

Eligibility Criteria for National Overseas Scholarship

  • For Master’s Degree: Candidates should have possessed Bachelors Degree with 55% marks. However, preference will be given to the experienced aspirants, especially to those who are on lien with their existing post and employer.
  • For Ph.D.: Aspirants should have secured 55% marks or its equivalent grade in relevant Masters Degree. Though, preference should be provided to the experienced candidates, especially to those who are on lien with their existing post and employer.
  • Age of applying aspirants should be below 35 years as on 01st April 2016.

Value of Scholarship

Scholarship includes the cost of expenses such as travel expenses, contingency allowance, and maintenance along with the amount of fees for several courses in the specified field of study at Ph. D level and Masters only. However, numbers of seats available in Specified Fields of Study are given below. Have a look!!

Field of Study No. of Seats
Engineering and Management32
Pure Sciences and Applied Sciences17
Agricultural Sciences and Medicine17
International Commerce, Accounting Finance17
Humanities, Social Science & Fine Arts17

Financial Assistance & Duration of Award

Financial support will be offered up to the completion of the course/research or the period of programme completion, whichever is earlier, that is, up to 03 years for Master’s Degree and up to 04 years for Ph.D. level.

Selection Procedure

Individuals who have secured the unconditional offer letter for the admission in one of the Universities/Educational Institution abroad which is accredited by an authorized body of that country, from the academic session 2016-17 onwards may considered eligible for the scholarship.

However, contenders who are in queue to obtain admission in one of the Universities/Educational Institutions abroad which is accredited by an authorized body of that country may also be provided assurance of scholarship. In case of tie, eldest candidates will be placed secure for scholarship.

How to apply against National Overseas Scholarship for SC?

Step 1: Candidates who are captivated to apply have to approach the website that is

Step 2:  After that, press on “View All” link which is present under “What’s New” section in middle of homepage.

Step 3: This will take you on a new page having several links.

Step 4: Aspirants have to press on “Advertisement for National Overseas Scholarship for Selection Year 2016-17” link.

Step 5: On hitting the above stated link, notification showing details and guidelines will appear facing you. Read it with care.

Step 6: After reading, contenders who fulfill the eligibility standards can apply.

Step 7: For this, download application format and fill it with mandatory details.

Step 8: Also, attach Matriculation or other certificates, All Degrees/Diplomas/Certificate with mark sheets, Photo Copy of Caste Certificate, etc along with application form.

Step 9: However, employed aspirants have to submit their applications through their employer along with a ‘No Objection Certificate’ (NOC).

Step 10: At last, send it to the address stated below before the closing date.

Postal Address

T.V.A. Ram, Director SCD-V Section,
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment,
Department of Social Justice and Empowerment,
Room No.211 – ‘D’ Wing,
Shastri Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Marg,New Delhi-110001

Dates to be Noted

Last date for submitting Application Forms: 31st March 2017

National Overseas Scholarship 2017 Official Notification

Important Note

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