Social Justice and Special Assistance Department, Directorate of Social
Welfare Maharashtra State, 3 Church Road, Pune 411 001 (Maha.) offers 25
Scholarsh ips to students belonging to Schedu led Castes to undertake studies
Selection: Admission is made on the basis of Allindia Entrance Exam ination
at Allahabad, Bhopal, Calicut, Hamidpur, Jaipur, Jallandhar, Kurukshetra,
Nagpur, Rourkela, Warangal.
(i) Candidates should belong to Scheduled Caste Community.
(i il Be the permanent residents of Maharashtra.
(i ii) Annual incomeofthe parentsofthe studentshould not exceed Rs. 2.50
(iv) The scholarship is not applicable for Certificate Courses.
Iv) The Scholarship is granted for continuing duration only, and there
should be no gap.
(vi) The student should exactly mention the exact period of study course.
(vi i) Degree holders of the same subject is granted scholarship for Post
Graduate Courses. For equal Degree or Equal Post Graduate Courses
scholarship is not granted.
(viii) Minimum 60'10 marks at 12th standard Exam for Graduation Courses
and minimum 55'10 marks at graduation level for Post Graduation
Courses are required in the first attempt.
lix) The student should have passed Xllth Std. or Degree Examination with
in the Scheduled limit (i.e After XII B.Se. - 3 years, After B.Sc . MSc2
(xl The maximum age limit for the student is 35 years as on January
Ixi) The student must have obtained an admission for the first year in any
recognized University in Foreign country.
(xii) The students who have taken admission for Medical Courses in Foreign
Countries should be recognised by Indian Medical council. The
students who have taken Degree I Post Graduate Degree of Medical
foreign countries should pass necessary exam ination. Helshe wi II pay
Ireturn thewhole amountofsanctioned scholarship. Forwhich necessary
Indemnity Bond is compulsory.
(xiv) For preparations of Merit list the marks of the Diploma Holders is
equivalent to Xllth Std.
(xv) 8 Scholarships is granted for Graduation Courses and 17 Scholarships
is granted for Post Graduate Courses.
(xvi) After completion of the courses and joining service, the student shall
voluntarily refund minimum 10'10 of the amount in five years which he
has received in the form of scholarship, to the Social Justice Fund, of
GovernmentofMaharashtra for which IndemnityBond should begiven
of Rs 1001- Stamp Paper.
(xviii The student should complete Degree/PostGraduate Degree study in
the abroad within the stipulated period.
Application form is available in the offices of social welfare at free of cost
and also on the website ofGovtofMaharashtra: www.maharashtra.goVl.in.
Forfurtherdetails, interested students may contacllhe Special District Social
Welfare Officer/Social Welfare Officer, Zilla Parishad of the concerned
District, Divisional Social Welfare Officer of the concerned Division