Minority Scholarship 2017–2018 Application Form, Eligibility, Pre/Post Matric Scholarship Schemes in India Details

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By Admin New June 3, 2017 18:30

Minority Scholarship

Golden Opportunity for Minority Students in India!!! Educational development of minority communities’ students can now get Minority Scholarship to intelligent and praiseworthy students who are belonging to economically weaker sections of minority community. Through Pre/Post Matric Scholarship Schemes in India, Central Government of India provides better field for higher education for capable and deserving students and increases the rate of attainment in higher education which leads to apex their employability and makes a bright future.

For gaining this chance, willing students who are fulfilling all the eligibility criteria are required to submit their online application forms till the end date. Candidates can check the more details in regards to Minority Scholarship 2017-2018, you are advised to scroll down this web page which is well tailored by the team of indguru.com. Must have a glance… and get the latest information which is available easily on this web portal

In year 2006, when the Prime Minister’s New 15 Point Programme for the Welfare of Minorities like Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Zoroastrians (Parsis) & Jains) was announced then the Minority Scholarship was started in India. The benefits for economically weaker section minority students are implemented through this scheme. It helps to remove the financial burden on parents who can’t afford the expenses of higher studies at school, college or in university and support the students to complete education.

It also helps the minority students to enhance their career and get employed in well recognized and as well. If you find yourself in difficult situation and cannot afford your fees then must apply for Minority Scholarship 2017-2018 now. Every year 20000 scholarships will be distributed among the students of minority communities throughout the country, may be this time you are the next one.

Minority Community in India 

ReligionPercentage in Total Population in Census 2011

Minority Scholarship

Pre Matric Scholarship:

Pre Matric Scholarship is the scholarship which is given to those minority students who are studying in government or private school from class I to class X in India.

Post Matric Scholarship:

Those students who are studying in a government or private school after class X for classes XI and XII, under-graduate, post graduate studies in India will get the Post Matric Scholarship.

Eligibility for Minority Scholarship:-

Under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act 1992, the Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis) are known as minority communities.  Students, who have secured at least 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination, will get the minority scholarship. The annual income of the students’ parents/guardian from all sources must not exceed Rs.1 lakh for Pre Matric Minority Scholarship and Rs.2 lakh, for Post Matric Minority Scholarship. 30% of scholarship will be earmarked for girl students. Students who get admission to a college to pursue technical/professional courses, on the basis of a competitive examination will be eligible for the scholarship.

Important Clause: Scholarship will not be provided for more than two students from the family.

Minority Scholarship 2017-2018: Official Notification

Selection Process:

The selection of the students will be done on the basis of their eligibility. Preference will be given to the students from BPL families having the lowest income in the ascending order.

List of Minority Scholarships in India:
  • MOMA Pre-matric Scholarship Scheme
  • MOMA Post Matric Scholarship scheme
  • MOMA Merit Cum Means Scholarship
  • Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students
  • Maulana Azad Scholarship for Girls
  • Nai Udaan Minority Scholarship
  • West Bengal Talent Support Stipend Scholarship
Scholarship 2014-15Amount Released until March 31, 2015Number of Beneficiary
Pre Matric Scholarship1129.27 crore74.97 Lakh
Post Matric501.28 crore9.09 lakh

Statistics Regarding the Minority Scholarship:

The Statistics are for the following courses:

  • Engineering & Technology
  • Pharmacy
  • Management
  • MCA
  • Architecture & Planning
  • Applied Arts & Crafts
  • Hotel Management & Catering
Approved Institutes Count10,325
Approved Intake39,50,671
Minority Male Students1,04,411
Minority Female Students32,354
Total Students20,81,210
Total Minority Students1,36,765
Percentage of Minority Students in the higher ed Institutes6.6%

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Rate of Minority Scholarship for Post Matric Students:
AdmissionHosteller*Day Scholar
Admission and tution fees for classes XI and XIIActual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs. 7,000 P.A.Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs. 7,000 P.A
Admission and course/tuition fee for technical and vocational courses of XI and XII level. (Includes fees/charges
for raw materials, etc.)
Actual subject to a maximum ceiling
of Rs. 10,000 P.A.
Actual subject to a maximum ceiling
of Rs. 10,000 P.A.
Admission and tuition fee for under-graduate, post graduate.Actual subject to a
maximum ceiling
of Rs. 3,000 P.A.
Actual subject to a
maximum ceiling
of Rs. 3,000 P.A.
Maintenance allowance for 10 months
only in an academic year (Includes
expenses for study material, etc.)
Rs. 380 P.MRs. 230 P.M
(i)Classes XI and XII including
technical and vocational courses of this level
(ii)Courses other than technical and
professional courses at under-graduate
and post graduate level
Rs. 570 P.MRs. 300 P.M
(iii) M. Phil and Ph.D. (For those researchers who are not
awarded any fellowship by
university or any other authority)
Rs. 1200 P.MRs. 550 P.M

Rate of Minority Scholarship for Pre Matric Students

AdmissionHostellerDay Scholar
Admission fee from class VI to XRs. 500/- per annum subject to actual.Rs. 500/- per annum subject to actual.
Tuition fee from class VI to XRs. 350/- per month subject to actual.Rs. 350/- per month subject to actual.
Maintenance allowance is payable for a period not exceeding 10 months in an academic year.
(i) Class I to VNilRs. 100/- per month
(ii) Class VI to XRs. 600/- per month subject to actual.Rs. 100/- per month

Important Note

Hostellers include students who are staying in hostel of the school/institute concerned or those provided by the State Govt./ UT Administration concerned.

Additional Allowances depending on disabilities of the student:

Reader Allowance for blind ScholarsRs. 240/-
Transport AllowanceRs. 160/-
Escort Allowance
Special Allowance
Coaching AllowanceRs. 240/-

Renewal Of Scholarship:

The scholarship, once awarded, may be renewed during next academic year of the course on the production of certificate that the student has secured 50% marks.

How to apply for Minority Scholarship 2017-18?

First of all, candidates need to login to the official website that is “www.minorityaffairs.gov.in”. After that, you have to hit on the “scheme/ performance” link which is available on the homepage. Then strike on the navigational link of “Scholarship Schemes” on this page. Now download the official notification by hitting on “Pre-matric/ Post-matric Scholarship Scheme” link. Read the whole content which is prescribed in the notification. After that, candidates need to fill the online application form, for this go through the link which is available in the advertisement. Fill the details in proper manner with accurate information. Upload the scanned copies of all the important particulars and certificates along with the application form. At last, submit the application form and take a print out for future usage.

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Documents Required for Minority Scholarship 2017-18:
  • 10th mark sheet hard copy
  • Intermediate or 12th mark sheet hard copy
  • Caste certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Domicile
  • Aadhar card
  • Address proof.
  • College Verification
  • Passport Size Photo.
  • Proof of Bank Account in the Name of the Student.
  • Declaration of the Student.


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  1. Mohammed Munwar Ali August 4, 20:35

    Give the scolorship for mine

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