Scholarships for ST/OBC Students Of Assam-2019-20


It is for information to all concerned that Fresh/Renewal applications for Pre-Matrix and Post-Matrix scholarships for students of Assam belonging to Scheduled Tribes (SC) and Other Backward Classes (OBC/MOBC) are invited for the year 2019-20 through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) Applications will be entertained through online portal only for students studying in Govt./Govt. aided/Govt. recognized/ Madhyamik/ Middle/Primary School/University/Higher Secondary/ Colleges including Medical /Technical Institutions etc having valid U-DISE/AISHE/NCVT code only.

The timelines for submission and verifications of applications are given below:

1. Name of Scheme: Pre Matric Scholarship to ST students studying in Class IX-X
Eligibility (Annual Family income): Rs.2.00 lakh

2. Name of Scheme: Pre Matric Scholarship to ST students
Eligibility (Annual Family income): Rs.2.50 lakh

3. Name of Scheme: Pre Matric Scholarship to OBC students in Class I-X
Eligibility (Annual Family income): Rs.2.50 lakh

4. Name of Scheme: Pre Matric Scholarship to OBC students
Eligibility (Annual Family income): Rs.1.50 lakh

Last date for submission of online application by student: 29th February 2020

Last date for verification of applications by Institution: 11th March 2020


(i) For verification of applications, each Institution has to fill their Institute’s Nodal Officer registration form and get it approved by the State Nodal Officer. If the Institute/School/College does not do so, they will not able to verify the applications online.

(ii) Name, E-mail id and contact details of the State Nodal Office for scholarship schemes are available on this Directorate website

(iii) The guidelines for the schemes as well as Standard Operating procedure (SOP) and User manual for Institutions are available on National Scholarship Portal website as well as on the website of this Directorate

Institutions are hereby informed that timely verification of applications which include scrutiny of documents viz. Caste Certificate, Income Certificate, etc. is the responsibility of the Institution Nodal Office and will also be responsible/liable for any false or incorrect information. It is also the responsibility of the Institution Nodal Office to mobilize online applications of students and after verifications of the applications within the dateline, submit the hard copy of the approved verified list to the office of the undersigned latest by 15-03-2020.

For any further details on the scholarship schemes, educational institutions and students may approach the office of the Director, Welfare of Plain Tribes and Backward Classes, Assam, Chatriniwas Path, Rukmini Nagar, Guwahati-6 or e-mail us at
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