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UPGRADATION OF MERIT OF SC STUDENTS

Title Scheme Information
Name of Scholarship UPGRADATION OF MERIT OF SC STUDENTS
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Qualifying Level  
Process of selection   for arranging coaching for SC/ST students studying in class 9th to 12th. 2050 students will be covered under the scheme.
Coaching should start at 9th level and continue upto 12th for a period of 4 years.
Entry point is class 9th however students may be enrolled in class 10th and 11th if shown excellent performance.
State Govt. may use their discretion to decide allotment of seats among SCs on the basis of illiterate population of their communities.
Scholarship Period 4 Years
Scheme Administration Dept Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment Through States /UT and Head of Institution
Amount Package of Rs.25,000 thousand per student per year.
Rs. 15,000 per student per year as under
a. Boarding & Lodging charges @ Rs. 900 pm for 10 months
b. Pocket Money @ Rs. 300 for 10 months
c. Books and Stationery Rs. 3,000
Rs. 10,000 per year per student for honorarium to Principal, Experts and other incidental charges.
Frequency of Payment  
Processing Authority  
Payment Authority  
Restriction  
Condition for Continuance  
Eligible institutions schools in different districts/towns on the basis of their illiterate population of SCs. The schools selected under the scheme should have;
a. Facility for all round development

b. Hostel facility

c. Good academic result in past few years consistently.

d. Kendriya Vidayalaya with hostel facility.
Discontinuance  
Parental Income Criterion  
Scheme Web-Site Reference http://socialjustice.nic.in/upgrade.php

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