OBC Scholarships are awarded to students/professionals from the OBC category with financial constraints to help them pursue a quality education. So The government has disbursed OBC scholarships worth about INR 850 crores for the welfare of the economically weaker sections of the country and lakhs of students were able to avail these scholarships.
ओबीसी छात्रवृत्ति ओबीसी श्रेणी के छात्रों / पेशेवरों को वित्तीय बाधाओं के साथ प्रदान की जाती है ताकि उन्हें गुणवत्तापूर्ण शिक्षा प्राप्त करने में मदद मिल सके। इसलिए सरकार ने देश के आर्थिक रूप से कमजोर वर्गों के कल्याण के लिए लगभग 850 करोड़ रुपये की ओबीसी छात्रवृत्ति का वितरण किया है और लाखों छात्र इन छात्रवृत्ति का लाभ उठाने में सक्षम थे।
OBC Scholarships – National Fellowship for OBC
It is an initiative of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India to financially aid OBC students and enable them to pursue higher education leading to degrees such as M.Phil; and Ph.D. And The government provides 300 scholarships for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and the scheme covers all universities recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). So The JRF students can avail themselves of the fellowship for 2 years and if the research work is progressive then the students can continue as SRF for another 3 years. The scheme is also applicable to PwD students who belong to the OBC category (they get 3% reservation out of 300 slots). So The selected students also receive allowances such as HRA, medical, and leave apart from the scholarship stipend.
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OBC Scholarship Scheme
The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to the OBC students studying at the post-matriculation or post-secondary stage to enable them to complete their education. So The rates under different Post-Matric Courses range between Rs. 750 per month and Rs. 260 per month for hostellers.
How to Apply PMS for OBC:
Interested OBC students may apply online through the NSP’s official website https://scholarships.gov.in or from the below-given link on or before the last date.
The duly filled application form for a post-matric scholarship for OBC students shall be sent to the prescribed authority comprising of:
- One copy of passport size photographs, attested and signed by the student.
- One copy of the qualifying examination’s passing certificate, i.e. diploma/matriculation/degree.
- Caste certificate signed by the authorized officer (above the rank of Tehsildar).
- An income certificate by the guardian or parent, stating the annual income from all sources.
- Also Apply: Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities 2021-22
Renewal and Duration:
The scholarship award will be provided till the completion of the course, students must maintain good conduct and full attendance. The scholarship award may be renewed if the Group-A course students fail in the examination for the 1st time.
If he fails for the second time in any class the scholar shall carry their own expenses until they promote to the next class. The scholarship will be renewed every year on the basis of good conduct and promotion to the next class.
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OBC Scholarships – Central Sector Scheme for National Overseas
This scheme is for selected OBC students or professionals who wish to pursue a master’s or Ph.D. in a foreign university. So The fields of study eligible under this scheme are Engineering, Management, Agricultural Science, and Medicine. 30% of the scholarships are allotted to female applicants and 25 scholarships are provided per subject per year. The Ph.D. So candidates are offered a fellowship for 4 years and the master’s candidates are offered a fellowship for 3 years. So The scholars also get other allowances apart from the scholarship prize such as incidence journey allowance; visa fees, poll tax, medical insurance, airfare, local travel allowance, and other benefits.
यह योजना उन चुनिंदा ओबीसी छात्रों या पेशेवरों के लिए है जो मास्टर या पीएचडी करना चाहते हैं। एक विदेशी विश्वविद्यालय में। तो इस योजना के तहत पात्र अध्ययन के क्षेत्र इंजीनियरिंग, प्रबंधन, कृषि विज्ञान और चिकित्सा हैं। छात्रवृत्ति का 30% महिला आवेदकों को आवंटित किया जाता है और प्रति वर्ष प्रति विषय 25 छात्रवृत्ति प्रदान की जाती है। पीएच.डी. और उम्मीदवारों को 4 साल के लिए फेलोशिप की पेशकश की जाती है और मास्टर के उम्मीदवारों को 3 साल के लिए फेलोशिप की पेशकश की जाती है। तो विद्वानों को छात्रवृत्ति पुरस्कार के अलावा अन्य भत्ते भी मिलते हैं जैसे कि घटना यात्रा भत्ता, वीजा शुल्क, मतदान कर, चिकित्सा बीमा, विमान किराया, स्थानीय यात्रा भत्ता, और अन्य लाभ।
OBC Scholarship Eligibility
- The candidates belonging to the OBC category with an annual family income of INR 6 Lakh.
- They should have passed the postgraduate examination and wish to pursue full-time research without the JRF of UGC-NET or UGC-CSIR NET.
- So The candidates must be registered for regular, full-time M.Phil./Ph.D. program in the field of Science, Humanities, Social Science or Engineering & Technology from universities/colleges/institutions recognized by UGC; State/Central Government or institutes of national importance.
- Transgenders are also eligible to apply.
Post-matric scholarship to OBC in India.
So The aim of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students studying in the post-matric or post-secondary stage to enable them to complete their education. This is a 100% centrally sponsored scheme implemented through State Government and Union territories. Therefore The scholars are paid non-refundable fees (for tuition, games, union, library, etc), charges for study tours, and thesis typing. So The OBC candidates belonging to one state but pursuing the course in another state are awarded a scholarship by competing authorities in that state.
And The government has spent about INR 720 crores through this scholarship and lakhs of students have been awarded it. And The following table provides information on the different groups of courses eligible for the scholarship and maintenance allowance for day scholars and hostellers individually.
FAQ-Frequently Asked Question
Can I get a scholarship to OBC?
The OBC students are awarded these scholarships on the basis of merit and means. So Mainly, there are 6 types of OBC scholarships awarded to students: National Fellowship for OBC, Central Sector Scheme of National Overseas; ONGC Scholarships, Pre-matric & Post-matric OBC scholarships, and Merit Scholarships for OBC, Delhi.
What is the scheme in OBC scholarship?
Post-Matric Scholarship to the OBC Students
The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to the OBC students studying at the post-matriculation or post-secondary stage to enable them to complete their education. So The income ceiling of parents/guardians for eligibility is Rs.
What is OBC pre-matric scholarship?
The OBC Pre matric Scholarship scheme is the latest scheme by the Union and State Government for the benefit of the weaker and underprivileged children of the society. So This scholarship has the objective to spread education especially among the girls of these weaker sections.
Who are all comes under OBC?
The term of the commission has been extended to 31 May 2019. Its report stated that prime beneficiaries of 97% OBC reservation include Yadav, Kurmi; Jat (Jats of Rajasthan except those of Bharatpur and Dholpur district are in the Central OBC list), Saini, Thevar, Ezhava, and Vokkaliga castes.
How many scholarships can I get from OBC?
The scholarship award a stipend of up to INR 500 per month to the OBC students pursuing pre-matric in government schools or from any recognized private schools. And The family income of the candidate applying for this Pre Matric Scholarship for OBC should not be more than INR 2,50,000 per annum.
How can I get a pre-matric scholarship for OBC?
- Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Delhi 2021
- Belong to Other Backward Classes (OBC)
- Be studying in Class 1 to 10 at any recognized school.
- Have parents/guardians’ income not exceeding INR 2.5 lakh per annum.
- Not be receiving any other centrally/state-funded scholarship.
Are SC and OBC are same?
What is the distinction between an OBC and an SC? The yardsticks for recognizing specific castes as SC and OBC are distinct. So While extreme social, educational, and economic backwardness are common qualifications for both groups, SCs draw such backwardness from untouchability.