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A new scholarship opportunity has been launched by the concerned authorities of the Assam Government and in this article today, you will be learning about the eligibility criteria, educational criteria, important dates, and the types of scholarship present in the Assam government. In this article, we will also share with you all the procedures through which you will be able to apply online for the different types of scholarship present in the Assam government. We will also share with you all the different types of details related to the Assam Scholarship for the year 2020 and 2021. We have also shared the tentative examination dates of the scholarship opportunities.

Assam Scholarship 2020-21

The Scholarship is a very prestigious opportunity for all of the beneficiaries who are really looking forward to getting financial help from any of the government authorities and this is a very oblivious opportunity for all of the students of Assam state. You can get a whole lot of benefits through the implementation of the different types of scholarship opportunities in Assam state and that will be very beneficial for you in the long run. The first date to apply for the scholarship of opportunity is already running in the Assam state and you can apply for the scholarship till the starting of the year 2021.

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Details Of Assam Scholarship 2020-21

Name Assam Scholarship 2020-21: Online Registration, Eligibility & Last Date
Launched by  Assam Government
Objective Providing financial assistance
Beneficiaries Students of Assam
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Important Dates

Scholarship Name Important Dates
Assam Pre Matric Scholarship for SC Students 31-Oct-2020
NSP Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students 2020-21 31-Oct-2020
SOF International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) 31-Aug-2020
SOF National Science Olympiad (NSO) 31-Aug-2020
Combined Merit Scholarship Between August and October
Post Graduate Research Fellowship Between August and October
IITM Research Fellowship 31-Jul-2020
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme For Central Armed Police Forces And Assam Rifles 15 Dec 2020
Assam Foundation of North America Academics Scholarship 30-April-2020
Pre Matric Scholarship for ST (Class 9 & 10) Students Assam 10h March 2020
Post Matric Scholarship For SC Students Assam 10h March 2020
Pre Matric Scholarship For SC (Class 9th & 10th) Students Assam 10h March 2020
Post Matric Scholarship For OBC Students Assam 10h March 2020
Pre Matric Scholarship for OBC Students Assam 10h March 2020
Post Matric Scholarship For ST Students Assam 10h March 2020
William J. Clinton Fellowship 20-Jan-2020
Ishan Uday Scholarship For NER 15 November 2020
Pre-matric Scholarship For Students With Disabilities Mid-November
Means cum Merit Scholarship Between March and May

Swami Vivekananda Assam Youth Empowerment Scheme

Types Of Scholarships

The following types of scholarships will be provided to the beneficiaries:-

Scholarship Name Provider Name
Combined Merit Scholarship, Assam Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Assam
Post Graduate Research Fellowship, Assam Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Assam
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Assam Government of Assam
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 1 to 8), Assam Department of Welfare of Plains Tribes & Backward Classes, Government of Assam
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 & 10), Assam Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India
Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Assam Government of Assam
Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students, Assam Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India
Means cum Merit Scholarship, Assam Department of Higher Education, Government of Assam
National Talent Search Exam (NTSE) National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
Assam Foundation of North America Academics Scholarship Assam Foundation of North America (AFNA)
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles Welfare and Rehabilitation Board, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India

Eligibility Criteria Of Assam Scholarship 2020-21

The applicant must follow the following eligibility criteria to apply for the scheme:-

Scholarship Name Category Eligibility
Combined Merit Scholarship, Assam For all The scholarship is open to students pursuing a general degree and master degree courses in science, commerce, arts stream.They must have secured at least 60% marks in the last qualifying examination.
Post Graduate Research Fellowship, Assam For all The students pursuing M.Phil/PhD/PG LLM/Post doctoral-level research from a recognised University can apply for this fellowship.They must have secured at least 55% marks in the last qualifying examination.
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Assam For OBC The students of class 1 to 10 can apply for this scholarship.They must hold a minimum attendance of 60% in the previous year.The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2.50 Lakh.
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 1 to 8), Assam For ST This scholarship is open for students who are studying in class 1 to 8 at an institution recognised by the Government of Assam.The annual income of the family should be less than INR 50,000.
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 & 10), Assam For ST The scholarship is applicable for students who are studying in class 9 and 10 (full-time) at a government school or a government recognised school.The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2 Lakh per annum.The applicants should not be in receipt of any other centrally-funded pre-matric scholarship.
Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Assam For OBC The students pursuing their studies at post-matriculation level (class 11 to postdoctoral level) from a recognised institution can apply for this scholarship.The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 1.50 Lakh per annum from all sources.
Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students, Assam For ST The scholarship is open for students pursuing studies at post-matriculation level (class 11 to post-doctoral level) from a recognised institution.The annual income of the family should be less than INR 2 Lakh from all sources.
Means cum Merit Scholarship, Assam For all Students pursuing a full-time degree course in the stream of arts, science or commerce at a government/provincialized college of Assam can apply for this scholarship.They must have secured at least 60% marks or above in higher secondary examination.The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2.50 Lakh per annum.
National Talent Search Exam (NTSE) For all This is a national level examination, conducted at state-level for students of class 10 who are studying at recognised schools.The students pursuing their studies through open distance learning can also apply for the exam if they are below 18 years of age.
Assam Foundation of North America Academics Scholarship For all Students, who are enrolled in a bachelor’s degree course in any discipline can apply for this scholarship.They must have passed their higher secondary/ CBSE/ ISC/ Pre-University examination.The annual income of the family should be INR 50,000 or less.
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles For all The scholarship is open for the wards and widows of CAPF and AR personnel (who died at work), Ex-CAPFs and AR personnel (who became disabled at work) and retired personnel (below officer rank).They must be pursuing degree courses like medicine, engineering, veterinary, BBA, BSc, Dental, BCA, MBA, MCA, etc.They must have completed their qualifying examination (class 12, diploma or graduation) with at least 60% marks.

Abhinandan Education Loan Subsidy Scheme

Application Process Of Assam Scholarship 2020-21

The applicant must follow the following application process to apply for the different types of scholarships:-

Scholarship Name Application Procedure
Combined Merit Scholarship, Assam Apply online through the scholarship portal of Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Assam.
Post Graduate Research Fellowship, Assam Apply online through scholarship portal of Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Assam.
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Assam Apply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 1 to 8), Assam Apply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 & 10), Assam Apply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Assam Apply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students, Assam Apply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
Means cum Merit Scholarship, Assam Apply online through Means cum Merit Scholarship Portal of Department of Higher Education, Assam.
National Talent Search Exam (NTSE) Apply through the respective state’s liaison officer.
Assam Foundation of North America Academics Scholarship Both online and offline applications can be made through the official website of Assam Foundation of North America (AFNA).
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles Apply online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP).

Award Details

The following awards will be given to the beneficiaries through the scholarships:-

Scholarship Name Number of Scholarships Award Details
Combined Merit Scholarship, Assam 840 For students pursuing degree course – INR 300 per monthFor students pursuing postgraduate degree course – INR 500 per month
Post Graduate Research Fellowship, Assam 32 For students pursuing PG LLM course – INR 500 per monthFor students pursuing MPhil course – INR 700 per monthFor students pursuing PhD – INR 1000 per month
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Assam NA For hostellers of class 3 to 10 – INR 500 per month for 10 monthsFor day scholars of class 1 to 10 – INR 100 per month for 10 monthsAn annual ad hoc grant of INR 500
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 1 to 8), Assam NA INR 100 per month (i.e. INR 1200 per annum)
Pre-Matric Scholarship for ST Students (Class 9 & 10), Assam NA INR 150 per month for day scholars and INR 350 per month for hostellers for 10 monthsBooks and ad-hoc grant of INR 750 per annum for day scholars and INR 1000 per annum for hostellers.Additional disability allowance of up to INR 240.
Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Assam NA Maintenance allowance of up to 750 per month for 10 monthsReader charges of up to INR 175 per monthReimbursement of compulsory non-refundable feesStudy tour charges of up to INR 900 per annumThesis typing and printing charges of up to INR 1000
Post Matric Scholarship for ST Students, Assam NA Maintenance allowance of up to INR 1200 per monthAn additional allowance of up to INR 240 per month for students with disabilitiesReimbursement of compulsory non-refundable feesStudy tour charges of up to INR 1600 per annumThesis typing and printing charges of up to INR 1600An annual allowance of INR 1200 for books to students pursuing their studies through correspondence
Means cum Merit Scholarship, Assam 460 INR 1000 per month paid as one-time assistance every year
National Talent Search Exam (NTSE) 1000 For studies in class 11 and 12 – INR 1250 per monthFor studies at undergraduate or postgraduate level – INR 2000 per monthFor studies at PhD level – As per the norms of UGC
Assam Foundation of North America Academics Scholarship 30 Partial/Complete Tuition Fee Compensation
Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles 2000 INR 2250 per month (INR 27,000 per annum) for girlsINR 2000 per month (INR 24,000 per annum) for boys

Assam Scholarship 2020-21 Documents Required

The following documents are required while applying for the scholarship scheme:-

  • PRC Voter ID Certificate from DC / Circle Officer / Block Officer as Proof of Domicile of State of Assam. –
  • Bonafide certificate from the college authority
  • Income certificate of parents from circle officer
  • HS (10+2) final mark sheet
  • Self declaration certificate of not availing any other scholarship. – 1st page of Bank passbook displaying Bank Name, IFSC Code, Account Holder Name, Account Name

Application Procedure Of Assam Scholarship 2020-21

To apply for the scholarship opportunity you will have to follow the simple procedure given below:-

  • Now the instruction and the eligibility criteria of the scholarships will be displayed on your screen
  • Read them carefully
  • Now click on the option called register now
Assam Scholarship
  • Enter the following-
    • User ID (email address only)
  • Click on register now
  • Now, click on apply online
  • Log in with your credentials
  • The application form will be displayed on your screen
  • Fill up the form
  • Upload the documents
  • Click on submit