Apply now for central government scholarships

There are many central government scholarships on offer now. Applications for schemes can be submitted till October 31. For details, you can visit the website


• National Means-cum-Merit Scholarships of the Department of School Education and Literacy. For classes 9,10, 11,12.

• Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for college/university students, offered by the Department of Higher Education.

• Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme offered by the Union Home Ministry. For college/university/institute students whose parents are with the Central Armed Police Forces or Assam Rifles.

• Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme, offered by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs for college/university/institute students who are dependents of police/state police officers martyred in terrorist/Maoist attacks

• Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme of the Railway Department - Railway Protection Force/Railway Protection Special Force. For students studying in BTech, MBBS and MCA courses.

Disabled/Scheduled/Minority categories

• 3 categories of scholarships for the empowerment of differently-abled:

Pre-metric: For 9th and 10th class students

Post-Metric: 11 to Postgraduate Degree/Diploma

Top Class: Graduate/Postgraduate Degree/Diploma in Designated Institutions

• Top Class Education Scheme Scholarships for Scheduled Castes.

• Pre-Metric, Post-Metric, Merit-cum-Means for Professional & Technical Courses Scholarships for Minorities.

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