Post Matric Scholarship for Persons with Disability Maharashtra 2020 21

Post-Matric Scholarship for Persons with Disability, Maharashtra 2020-21

About the Program

The Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra is inviting applications from disabled students of Class 11 to PhD level for Post-Matric Scholarship for Persons with Disability, Maharashtra 2020-21. The scholarship aims to provide disabled students with the opportunity to go to the mainstream of education through financial assistance. The selected scholars will receive variable awards.


Applicant must fulfil the following criteria to be eligible:

  • The student should be disabled with 40% or above disability level.
  • The student should be a resident of Maharashtra.
  • The student should be studying in a recognized university or recognized institute.
  • Student studying in recognized institute or college out of Maharashtra can also apply for this scholarship but he/she should be a resident of Maharashtra.

The selected students will get the following benefits:

  • Maintenance Allowance for Day Scholars –
    • Group A – INR 550 per month
    • Group B and C – INR 530 per month
    • Group D – INR 300 per month
    • Group E – INR 230 per month
  • Maintenance allowance for Hostellers
    • Group A – INR 1,200 per month
    • Group B and C – INR 820 per month
    • Group D – INR 570 per month
    • Group E – INR 380 per month
  • An additional allowance of up to INR 100 to blind candidates
  • In addition to the maintenance allowance, all mandatory fees/ compulsory payable fees (Tuition Fees, Exam Fees & other Fees) by the student to the institutes are covered under this scheme

The following documents are required at the time of application –

  • Mark sheet of the last appeared examination
  • Domicile certificate.
  • Disability certificate
  • Guardian certificate
How can you apply?

Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through following steps –
Step 1: Click on the ‘Apply Now‘ button below.
Step 2: Click on ‘New Applicant Registration’.
Step 3: Fill in all required details, verify the email and the phone number and register.
Step 4: Complete the Aadhaar authentication process either through OTP or biometric.
Step 5: The candidates will receive an OTP on their registered mobile number if they opt for OTP authentication.
Step 6: Complete the registration process by filling in all the required details.
Step 7: Log in using the username and password.
Step 8: Complete the scholarship application, upload necessary documents and submit.

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