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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
08 DEC 2021 5:29PM by PIB Delhi
Scholarships for SC Students

State wise lists of number of beneficiaries who availed scholarship under the Post Matric Scholarship Scheme and the Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme, as reported by the State Governments, are attached as Annexure (I) & Annexure (II) respectively. Gender wise details are maintained in the central database only from 2021-22.

The Top Class Education for Scheduled Caste Scheme and National Overseas Scholarships for SCs are both Central Sector schemes and scholarships are directly released to the student for stipend/allowances and to the institutions for fee. There is no State-wise allocation/quota under the scheme. Therefore, state-wise data is not maintained. Details of the total number of students who availed Top class scholarship for SCs and National Overseas Scholarships for SCs etc. are as under:

 

Year

Number of Students under Top Class Scholarship

Number of Students under National Overseas Scholarships for SCs

2019-20

1375

100

2020-21

3118

100

2021-22 (as on 29.11.2021)

2050

60

 

ANNEXURE-I

State wise number of beneficiaries under Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students (PMS-SC)

Sl. No.

State/UT

2019-20

2020-21

1

Andhra Pradesh

369316

469000

2

Assam

6668

17944

3

Bihar

109869

153787

4

Chandigarh

-

-

5

Chhattisgarh

96362

105994

6

Delhi

19508

22500

7

Goa

-

-

8

Gujarat

131284

140000

9

Haryana

91438

-

10

Himachal Pradesh

20758

22836

11

Jammu & Kashmir

11995

-

12

Jharkhand

24038

28010

13

Karnataka

330000

152311

14

Kerala

-

119575

15

Madhya Pradesh

339676

476050

16

Maharashtra

325856

346330

17

Manipur

8163

8255

18

Odisha

169666

174756

19

Puducherry

-

7177

20

Punjab

-

186354

21

Rajasthan

457915

503707

22

Sikkim

464

442

23

Tamil Nadu

611434

825000

24

Telangana

220381

286495

25

Tripura

17992

17672

26

Uttar Pradesh

1360376

1450000

27

Uttarakhand

38077

45692

28

West Bengal

518953

677932

 

Total

5280189

6237819

 

ANNEXURE-II

State wise number of beneficiaries under Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students

S.No

State/ UT

2019-20

2020-21

1

Andhra Pradesh

223722

-

236337

2

Assam

720

912

3

Bihar

-

531536

4

Chandigarh

1500

1000

5

Chhattisgarh

88138

-

6

D&N Haveli

-

46

7

Daman & Diu

119

-

8

Delhi

14643

16500

9

Goa

00

200

10

Gujarat

61052

56684

11

Haryana

147104

-

12

Himachal Pradesh

20665

15458

13

Jammu &Kashmir

4978

891

14

Jharkhand

44352

38015

15

Karnataka

260732

323332

16

Kerala

75728

59312

17

Madhya Pradesh

323545

318631

18

Maharashtra

74365

-

19

Manipur

1379

485

20

Odisha

171450

153073

21

Puducherry

2693

4000

22

Punjab

-

217729

23

Rajasthan

168095

203083

24

Sikkim

152

118

25

Tamilnadu

257855

278838

26

Telangana

15423

9051

27

Tripura

3585

4592

28

Uttar Pradesh

541551

362511

29

Uttarakhand

22492

26990

30

West Bengal

283504

209552

 

Total

2809542

3068876

 

This information was given by Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Dr.Virendra Kumar in the Rajya Sabha in a written reply today.

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