ePASS :: Himachal Pradesh

Central Sponsored Schemes



This is a centrally sponsored scheme for SC/ST girl students who take admission in 9th class after passing Middle Standard Examination. The girls under this scheme should not have completed sixteen years age as on 31st March of the year. The amount of incentive under this scheme is Rs 3,000/- and will be given in the shape of a Time Deposit. The amount can be withdrawn when the girl attains the age of eighteen years provided that she had studied for two years regularly in some Government, Government-aidedorlocalbodyHigh/Sr. Sec. School and passed the Matriculation Examination. All girls who have passed Middle standard Examination from Kasturba Gandhi BalikaVidyalya irrespective of caste/religion are eligible for this scholarship.

The printed copy of the Online Scholarship Form (after successful online submission of form), along with all requisite documents, needs to be submitted by the student to his / her Head of the Institute, who will retain it in the institution. The Institution will further forward the duly attested printed form (after successful online verification) along with the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to the concerned DDHE for online verification & cross-checking. After successful online verification, the DDHE shall return the forms to the concerned schools. The DDHE also need to forward the Verified Candidate List(s) in r/o their respective district(s) to this Directorate.

In case, any offline application form is received by the Head of the Institute / DDHE, he / she is directed to return the same to the concerned student / institute, at his / her own level; & to direct the sender to fill the form online & submit the printed copy of the Online Application Form, afterwards, through the same channel.

Students under this Scholarship Scheme , need to apply online at http://www.scholarships.gov.in , as per the time schedule advertised from time to time through various newspapers of the state, and through the aforementioned Minority website , & HP ePASS website.

Scheme Specific Document(s) Required:

1. Passport Size Photo.
2. AADHAAR Card(UID / EID No).
3. Himachali Bonafide Certificate.
4. Previous Year(s) Result Card(s).
5. Latest Bank Statement of the Students Bank Account.
6. SC / ST Category Certificate (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).
7. Middle Pass Certificate from KGBV (in case of General Category Girls).

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Under this scheme, the scholarship will be awarded for 10 months in an academic year, to the SC Students of Class 9th & 10th, studying in any Govt. / Recognized School, whose parents/guardians annual income from all sources does not exceed Rs 2,50,000/-. It will be renewed for class X after the student passes class IX, subject to good conduct and regularity in attendance.

Rates of Scholarship
Item Day Scholars Hostellers
Scholarship for 10 Months Rs 225/-p.m. Rs 525/-p.m.
Books & Ad-Hoc Grant Rs 750/-p.a. Rs 1000/-p.a.

The printed copy of the Online Scholarship Form (after successful online submission of form), along with all requisite documents, needs to be submitted by the student to his / her Head of the Institute, who will retain it in the institution. The Institution will further forward the duly attested printed form (after successful online verification) along with the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to the concerned DDHE for online verification & cross-checking. After successful online verification, the DDHE shall retain the hard copies of the students of Private Recognized Institution(s), and return the remaining forms to the concerned schools. The DDHE also need to forward the Verified Candidate List(s) in r/o their respective district(s) to this Directorate.

In case, any offline application form is received by the Head of the Institute / DDHE, he / she is directed to return the same to the concerned student / institute, at his / her own level; & to direct the sender to fill the form online & submit the printed copy of the Online Application Form, afterwards, through the same channel.

Scheme Specific Document(s) Required:

1. Passport Size Photo.
2. AADHAAR Card(UID / EID No).
3. Himachali Bonafide Certificate.
4. Previous Year(s) Result Card(s).
5. Latest Bank Statement of the Students Bank Account.
6. SC Category Certificate (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).
7. Income Certificate of Parent / Guardian (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar) .



Under this scheme, the scholarship will beawarded for 10 months in an academic year, to the ST Students of Class 9th& 10th, studying in any Govt. / Recognized School, whose parents/guardians annual income from all sources does not exceed Rs 2,00,000/-. It will be renewed for class X after the student passes class IX, subject to good conduct and regularity in attendance.

Rates of Scholarship
Item Day Scholars Hostellers
Scholarship for 10 Months Rs 150/-p.m. Rs 350/-p.m.
Books & Ad-Hoc Grant Rs 750/-p.a. Rs 1000/-p.a.

The printed copy of the Online Scholarship Form (after successful online submission of form), along with all requisite documents, needs to be submitted by the student to his / her Head of the Institute, who will retain it in the institution. The Institution will further forward the duly attested printed form (after successful online verification) along with the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to the concerned DDHE for online verification & cross-checking. After successful online verification, the DDHE shall retain the hard copies of the students of Private Recognized Institution(s), and return the remaining forms to the concerned schools. The DDHE also need to forward the Verified Candidate List(s) in r/o their respective district(s) to this Directorate.

In case, any offline application form is received by the Head of the Institute / DDHE, he / she is directed to return the same to the concerned student / institute, at his / her own level; & to direct the sender to fill the form online & submit the printed copy of the Online Application Form, afterwards, through the same channel.

Scheme Specific Document(s) Required:

1. Passport Size Photo.
2. AADHAAR Card(UID / EID No).
3. Himachali Bonafide Certificate.
4. Previous Year(s) Result Card(s).
5. Latest Bank Statement of the Students Bank Account.
6. ST Category Certificate (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).
7. Income Certificate of Parent / Guardian (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar) .



Under this scheme the scholarship will be given to those students from 1st to 10th classes whose parents Annual Income does not exceed to Rs 2,50,000/-. The scholarship will be awarded @ Rs 100/- per month for 10 months for Day Scholars and for Hostelers Rs 500/- per month for 10 months from Class III to X and Rs 500 per student per annum one time adhoc grant is also given under this scheme (Revised w.e.f. 2017-18). The scholarship amount will be payable from the date of joining to the date of leaving the school, excluding the period of vacation, which will be about 10 months in a year except in the cases where the students enters late or leaves early in the midst of academic year.

Rates of Scholarship
Type Class Rate (p.m.) Ad-Hoc Grant (p.a.)
Day Scholars 1st to 10th Rs 100/- Rs 500/-
Hostellers 3rd to 10th Rs 500/- Rs 500/-

Only the Students of Class 9th& 10th need to apply online under this scholarship.In case of Class 1st to 8th, the pre-existing procedure would be followed, i.e. the DDHEs would collect the budget demands from the schools and the BPEOs within their district and submit the consolidated Budget Demand of their respective Districts, to this Directorate before 15th September every year, positively.

The printed copy of the Online Scholarship Form (after successful online submission of form), along with all requisite documents, needs to be submitted by the student to his / her Head of the Institute, who will retain it in the institution. The Institution will further forward the duly attested printed form (after successful online verification) along with the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to the concerned DDHE for online verification & cross-checking. After successful online verification, the DDHE shall retain the hard copies of the students of Private Recognized Institution(s), and return the remaining forms to the concerned schools. The DDHE also need to forward the Verified Candidate List(s) in r/o their respective district(s) to this Directorate.

In case, any offline application form is received by the Head of the Institute / DDHE, he / she is directed to return the same to the concerned student / institute, at his / her own level; & to direct the sender to fill the form online & submit the printed copy of the Online Application Form, afterwards, through the same channel.

Scheme Specific Document(s) Required:

1. Passport Size Photo.
2. AADHAAR Card(UID / EID No).
3. Himachali Bonafide Certificate.
4. Previous Year(s) Result Card(s).
5. Latest Bank Statement of the Student's Bank Account seeded/linked with students Aadhaar No. for DBT purpose.).
6. OBC Category Certificate (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).
7. Income Certificate of Parent / Guardian (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).



Under this Scheme, all SC students whose parents/guardians annual income from all sources does not exceed Rs 2,50,000/-, are eligible for full scholarship (i.e. Maintenance Allowance + Compulsory Fee) for all courses, provided they are pursuing their studies in Govt./Govt. Aided/ Recognized Private Recognized Institutions, as regular students.

Rates of Scholarship
Group Course Monthly Rates
Day Scholars Hostellers
Group I   (i) Degree and P.G Level Courses (Including M.Phil., Ph.D. and Doctoral research) in Medicines       (Allopathic,Indian and other recognized system of medicines), Engineering, Technology, Agriculture,       Veterinary and Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finance, Business Administration and Computer       Applications.
  (ii) Commercial Pilot Licence (Including helicopter Pilot and Multi Engine rating) course.
  (iii) Post Graduate Diploma courses in various branches of multiengine rating) course.
  (iv) CA. / ICWA / CS / I.C.F.A etc.
  (v) M.Phil., Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral Programmes (D.Litt., D.Sc., etc.)
        In existing Group II courses
        In existing Group III courses
  (vi) L.L.M.
Rs 550/- Rs 1200/-
Group II   (i) Graduate / Post Graduate courses leading to Degree, Diploma, certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B       Pharma) Nursing (B Nursing), LLB, BFS, others para-medical branches like rehabilitation, diagnostics       etc. Mass Communication Hotel Management & Catering, Travel / tourism / Hospitality Management,       Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Arts, Financial Services (e.g. Banking, Insurance,       Taxation etc.) for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2).
  (ii) Post Graduate courses not covered under Group-I e.g. M.A. / M.Sc. / M. Ed. / M. Pharma,etc.
Rs 530/- Rs 820/-
Group III   All other courses Leading to a graduate or above Degree (not covered in Group I & II). Rs 300/- Rs 570/-
Group IV   All post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class X),   e.g. senior secondary certificates (class XI & XII, both general and vocational stream, ITI courses, three   years diploma courses in Polytechnics, etc. Rs 230/- Rs 380/-

The printed copy of the Online Scholarship Form (after successful online submission of form), along with all requisite documents, needs to be submitted by the student to his / her Head of the Institute, who will retain it in the institution. The Institution will forward the duly attested printed form (after successful online verification) along with the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to the concerned DDHE (in case of Govt. / Private Recognized Schools within state) &to this Directorate (in case of Universities / Private Recognized Colleges / Professional / Technical / Other Institutes / All Out of state institutes), for online verification & safekeeping. The Govt. Colleges (within state) need to forward only the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to this Directorate.

In case, any offline application form is received by the Head of the Institute, he / she is directed to return the same to the concerned student / institute, at his / her own level; & to direct the sender to fill the form online & submit the printed copy of the Online Application Form, afterwards, through the same channel.

Scheme Specific Document(s) Required:

1. Passport Size Photo(Self Attested).
2. AADHAAR Card(UID / EID No).
3. Himachali Bonafide Certificate.
4. Previous Year(s) Result Card(s) from Matric onwards.
5. Latest Bank Statement of the Students Bank Account.
6. SC Category Certificate (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).
7. Income Certificate of Parent / Guardian (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).
8. Gap Year Affidavit, for Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC / ST / OBC Students (in Original).
9. Fee Structure approved by the University / Board / State Govt. / Centre Govt. Self-approved Fee Structure by the Head of the Institution is not valid, in case of Private Recognized Institutions.
10.Fee Payment Receipts.



Under this Scheme, all ST students whose parents/guardians annual income from all sources does not exceed Rs 2,50,000/-, are eligible for full scholarship (i.e. Maintenance Allowance + Compulsory Fee) for all courses, provided they are pursuing their studies in Govt. / Govt. Aided / Recognized Private Recognized Institutions, as regular students.

Rates of Scholarship
Group Course Monthly Rates
Day Scholars Hostellers
Group I   (i) Degree and P.G Level Courses (Including M.Phil., Ph.D. and Doctoral research) in Medicines       (Allopathic,Indian and other recognized system of medicines), Engineering, Technology, Agriculture,       Veterinary and Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finance, Business Administration and Computer       Applications.
  (ii) Commercial Pilot Licence (Including helicopter Pilot and Multi Engine rating) course.
  (iii) Post Graduate Diploma courses in various branches of multiengine rating) course.
  (iv) CA. / ICWA / CS / I.C.F.A etc.
  (v) M.Phil., Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral Programmes (D.Litt., D.Sc., etc.)
        In existing Group II courses
        In existing Group III courses
  (vi) L.L.M.
Rs 550/- Rs 1200/-
Group II   (i) Graduate / Post Graduate courses leading to Degree, Diploma, certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B       Pharma) Nursing (B Nursing), LLB, BFS, others para-medical branches like rehabilitation, diagnostics       etc. Mass Communication Hotel Management & Catering, Travel / tourism / Hospitality Management,       Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Arts, Financial Services (e.g. Banking, Insurance,       Taxation etc.) for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2).
  (ii) Post Graduate courses not covered under Group-I e.g. M.A. / M.Sc. / M. Ed. / M. Pharma,etc.
Rs 530/- Rs 820/-
Group III   All other courses Leading to a graduate or above Degree (not covered in Group I & II). Rs 300/- Rs 570/-
Group IV   All post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class X),   e.g. senior secondary certificates (class XI & XII, both general and vocational stream, ITI courses, three   years diploma courses in Polytechnics, etc. Rs 230/- Rs 380/-

The printed copy of the Online Scholarship Form (after successful online submission of form), along with all requisite documents, needs to be submitted by the student to his / her Head of the Institute, who will retain it in the institution. The Institution will forward the duly attested printed form (after successful online verification) along with the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to the concerned DDHE (in case of Govt. / Private Recognized Schools within state) & to this Directorate (in case of Universities / Private Recognized Colleges / Professional / Technical / Other Institutes / All Out of state institutes), for online verification & safekeeping. The Govt. Colleges (within state) need to forward only the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to this Directorate.

In case, any offline application form is received by the Head of the Institute, he / she is directed to return the same to the concerned student / institute, at his / her own level; & to direct the sender to fill the form online & submit the printed copy of the Online Application Form, afterwards, through the same channel.

Scheme Specific Document(s) Required:

1. Passport Size Photo(Self Attested).
2. AADHAAR Card(UID / EID No.).
3. Himachali Bonafide Certificate.
4. Previous Year(s) Result Card(s) from Matric onwards(Attested by the Competent Authority).
5. Latest Bank Statement of the Students Bank Account.
6. ST Category Certificate (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).
7. Income Certificate of Parent / Guardian (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).
8. Gap Year Affidavit, for Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC / ST / OBC Students (in Original).
9. Fee Structure approved by the University / Board / State Govt . / Centre Govt. Self- approved Fee Structure by the Head of the Institution is not valid, in case of Private Recognized Institutions.
10.Fee Payment Receipts.



Under this Scheme, all OBC students whose parents annual income from all sources does not exceed Rs 1,00,000/-, are eligible for full scholarship (i.e. Maintenance Allowance + Compulsory Fee) for all courses, provided they are pursuing their studies in Govt. / Govt. Aided / Recognized Private Recognized Institutions, as regular students.

Rates of Scholarship
Group Course Monthly Rates
Day Scholars Hostellers
Group I   (i) Degree and P.G Level Courses (Including M.Phil., Ph.D. and Doctoral research) in Medicines       (Allopathic,Indian and other recognized system of medicines), Engineering, Technology, Agriculture,       Veterinary and Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finance, Business Administration and Computer       Applications.
  (ii) Commercial Pilot Licence (Including helicopter Pilot and Multi Engine rating) course.
  (iii) Post Graduate Diploma courses in various branches of multiengine rating) course.
  (iv) CA. / ICWA / CS / I.C.F.A etc.
  (v) M.Phil., Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral Programmes (D.Litt., D.Sc., etc.)
        In existing Group II courses
        In existing Group III courses
  (vi) L.L.M.
Rs 350/- Rs 750/-
Group II   (i) Graduate / Post Graduate courses leading to Degree, Diploma, certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B       Pharma) Nursing (B Nursing), LLB, BFS, others para-medical branches like rehabilitation, diagnostics       etc. Mass Communication Hotel Management & Catering, Travel / tourism / Hospitality Management,       Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Arts, Financial Services (e.g. Banking, Insurance,       Taxation etc.) for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2).
  (ii) Post Graduate courses not covered under Group-I e.g. M.A. / M.Sc. / M. Ed. / M. Pharma,etc.
Rs 335/- Rs 510/-
Group III   All other courses Leading to a graduate or above Degree (not covered in Group I & II). Rs 210/- Rs 400/-
Group IV   All post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class X),   e.g. senior secondary certificates (class XI & XII, both general and vocational stream, ITI courses, three   years diploma courses in Polytechnics, etc. Rs 160/- Rs 260/-

The printed copy of the Online Scholarship Form (after successful online submission of form), along with all requisite documents, needs to be submitted by the student to his / her Head of the Institute, who will retain it in the institution. The Institution will forward the duly attested printed form (after successful online verification) along with the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to the concerned DDHE (in case of Govt. / Private Recognized Schools within state) & to this Directorate (in case of Universities / Private Recognized Colleges / Professional / Technical / Other Institutes / All Out of state institutes), for online verification & safekeeping. The Govt. Colleges (within state) need to forward only the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to this Directorate.

In case, any offline application form is received by the Head of the Institute, he / she is directed to return the same to the concerned student / institute, at his / her own level; & to direct the sender to fill the form online & submit the printed copy of the Online Application Form, afterwards, through the same channel.

Scheme Specific Document(s) Required:

1. Passport Size Photo(Self Attested).
2. AADHAAR Card(UID / EID No).
3. Himachali Bonafide Certificate.
4. Previous Year(s) Result Card(s) from Matric onwards(Attested by the Competent Authority).
5. Latest Bank Statement of the Students Bank Account.
6. OBC Category Certificate (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).
7. Income Certificate of Parent / Guardian (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).Income Certificate must be in the name of the parent / guardian / Head of the family, and not in the name of the student.
8. Gap Year Affidavit, for Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC / ST / OBC Students (in Original).
9. Fee Structure approved by the University / Board / State Govt. / Centre Govt.Self- approved Fee Structure by the Head of the Institution is not valid, in case of Private Recognized Institutions .
10.Fee Payment Receipts.



Under this Scheme, all students belonging to General Category (Other than Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribe and Other Backward Classes) whose total income from all sources in case of the employed candidate and in case of unemployed candidate, his/her parents/guardians income shall not exceed Rs 1,00,000/-, p.a. are eligible for full scholarship (i.e. Maintenance Allowance + Compulsory Fee i.e. Enrolment/Registration Fee, Tuition Fee, Games Fee, Union Fee, Library Fee, Magazine Fee, Medical Fee, Examination Fee and such other Fees) for all courses, provided they are pursuing their studies in Government Institutions. Following are the rates of scholarship.

Rates of Scholarship
Group Course Monthly Rates
Day Scholars Hostellers
Group I   (i) Degree and P.G Level Courses (Including M.Phil., Ph.D. and Doctoral research) in Medicines       (Allopathic,Indian and other recognized system of medicines), Engineering, Technology, Agriculture,       Veterinary and Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finance, Business Administration and Computer       Applications.
  (ii) Commercial Pilot Licence (Including helicopter Pilot and Multi Engine rating) course.
  (iii) Post Graduate Diploma courses in various branches of multiengine rating) course.
  (iv) CA. / ICWA / CS / I.C.F.A etc.
  (v) M.Phil., Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral Programmes (D.Litt., D.Sc., etc.)
        In existing Group II courses
        In existing Group III courses
  (vi) L.L.M.
Rs 350/- Rs 750/-
Group II   (i) Graduate / Post Graduate courses leading to Degree, Diploma, certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B       Pharma) Nursing (B Nursing), LLB, BFS, others para-medical branches like rehabilitation, diagnostics       etc. Mass Communication Hotel Management & Catering, Travel / tourism / Hospitality Management,       Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Arts, Financial Services (e.g. Banking, Insurance,       Taxation etc.) for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2).
  (ii) Post Graduate courses not covered under Group-I e.g. M.A. / M.Sc. / M. Ed. / M. Pharma,etc.
Rs 335/- Rs 510/-
Group III   All other courses Leading to a graduate Degree not covered under Group A & B e.g. BA/B.Sc. /B. Com etc. Rs 210/- Rs 400/-
Group IV   All post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class X),   e.g. senior secondary certificates (class XI & XII, both general and vocational stream, ITI courses, three   years diploma courses in Polytechnics, etc. Rs 160/- Rs 260/-

The printed copy of the Online Scholarship Form (after successful online submission of form), along with all requisite documents, needs to be submitted by the student to his / her Head of the Institute, who will retain it in the institution. The Institution will forward the duly attested printed form (after successful online verification) along with the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to the concerned DDHE & to this Directorate (in case of Govt. Universities Colleges / Professional / Technical / All Out of state Govt. institutes), for online verification & safekeeping need to forward only the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to this Directorate.

In case, any offline application form is received by the Head of the Institute, he / she is directed to return the same to the concerned student / institute, at his / her own level; & to direct the sender to fill the form online & submit the printed copy of the Online Application Form, afterwards, through the same channel.

Scheme Specific Document(s) Required:

1. Passport Size Photo(Self Attested).
2. AADHAAR Card(UID / EID No).
3. HimachaliBonafide Certificate.
4. Previous Year(s) Result Card(s) from Matric onwards(Attested by the Competent Authority).
5. Latest Bank Statement of the Students Bank Account.
6. Income Certificate (in original) of Parent / Guardian (Issued by an authorized Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar). Income Certificate must be in the name of the parent / guardian / Head of the family, and not in the name of the student.
7.Gap Year Affidavit, for Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) Scheme for Economically Backward Classes (EBC), General Category Students (in Original).
8. Fee Structure approved by the University / Board / State Govt. / Centre Govt. .
9.Fee Payment Receipts.



Under this Scheme, Scholarship is awarded to Seven students (SC-6 & ST-1) of the State, admitted in Class 9th at the GSSS Bharmour, Chamba, on the basis of merit list of middle standard exams. The Scheme is tenable from Class 9th to 10+2.

Rates of Scholarship
S.N. Particulars Rate
I. For Fee & Stationery Rs 2500/-p.a.
II. For Boarding & Lodging Rs 700/-p.a.
III. Out of Pocket Allowance Rs 200/-p.a.

In addition to this, a provision for the payment of Honorarium @ Rs 10,000/- p.a. per student (for SC Students) & @ Rs 8,000/- p.a. per student for (SC Students) is made to the teachers imparting teaching to these students.

The printed copy of the Online Scholarship Form (after successful online submission of form), along with all requisite documents, needs to be submitted by the student to his / her Head of the Institute, who will retain it in the institution. The Institution will further forward the duly attested printed form (after successful online verification) along with the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to the concerned DDHE, for online verification & cross-checking. After successful online verification, the DDHE shall return the forms to the concerned school. The DDHE also need to forward the Verified Candidate List(s) in r/o their respective district(s) to this Directorate.

In case, any offline application form is received by the Head of the Institute / DDHE, he / she is directed to return the same to the concerned student / institute, at his / her own level; & to direct the sender to fill the form online & submit the printed copy of the Online Application Form, afterwards, through the same channel.

Scheme Specific Document(s) Required:

1. Passport Size Photo.
2. AADHAAR Card.
3. Himachali Bonafide Certificate.
4. Previous Year(s) Result Card(s) from Matric onwards.
5. Latest Bank Statement of the Students Bank Account.
6. SC/ ST Category Certificate (Issued by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).



This Scholarship is given to pursue Degree / Post- graduate level Technical Professional Courses from Recognized Institutions , to the students belonging to the Minority Groups(Muslim - 37, Sikh - 22, Christian - 2, Budhhist - 24, Total = 85 Students) . The annual income of the parent or guardian of the beneficiary should not exceed Rs 2.50 Lacs, from all sources and students should have not less than 50% marks. Students under this Scholarship Scheme need to apply online at http://www.scholarships.gov.in , as per the following schedule , and no offline application form will be accepted.
Rates of Scholarship
S.N. Type of Financial Assistance Hostlers Day Scholars
1. Maintenance Allowance (For 10 months only) Rs 10000/-per annum( Rs.1000 p.m.) Rs 5000/-per annum.( Rs.500 p.m.)
2. Course Fee* Rs 20000/-per annum or Actual whichever is less Rs 20000/-per annum or Actual whichever is less
Total Rs 30,000/- Rs 25,000/-


* Full course fee will be reimbursed for the following institutions of Himachal Pradesh:
(i) National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur - 177001.
(ii) Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi.


Students under this Scholarship Scheme, need to apply online at http://www.scholarships.gov.in , as per the time schedule advertised from time to time through various newspapers of the state, and through the aforementioned Minority website , & HP ePASS website.

The printed copy of the Online Scholarship Form (after successful online submission of form), along with all requisite documents, needs to be submitted by the student to his / her Head of the Institute, who will further forward the same to this Directorate; where it will be retained for online verification & safekeeping.

In case, any offline application form is received by the Head of the Institute, he / she is directed to return the same to the concerned student, at his / her own level; & to direct the sender to fill the form online & submit the printed copy of the Online Application Form, afterwards, through the same channel.



Scheme Specific Document(s) Required:

1. Institution Verification Form (Mandatory).
2. Declaration of Family Income (Mandatory).
3. Declaration of the Student (Mandatory).
4. Attested Certificate of Last Exam Passed as filled in the Form (Mandatory).
5. Fee Receipt of 'Current Course Year' (Mandatory).
6. Proof of Bank Account in the Name of the Student (Mandatory).
7. Income Certificate as required by the respective State Department in the advertisement. (In case of    Parent/Guardian are employed Income Certificate from the employer) (Optional).
8. AADHAAR (UID / EID No.) (Optional).
9. Proof of Address (Optional).

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This Scholarship will be given from XI to Ph.D. Level in Govt. / Recognized Private Schools / Colleges / Institutes, including Technical / Vocational Courses, to the students belonging to the Minority Groups (Muslim - 309, Sikh - 187, Christian - 20, Budhhist - 196,Jain - 4,Parsi - 2, Total = 718 Students) . The annual income of the parent or guardian of the beneficiary should not exceed Rs 2.00 Lacs, from all sources and student should not have less than 50% marks in the previous final examination. Student must pass the examination from Govt. / Govt. Aided institutions. Students under this Scholarship Scheme, need to apply online at http://www.scholarships.gov.in , as per the following schedule, and no offline application form will be accepted.

Rates of Scholarship
S.N. Item Hostellers Day Scholars
1.   Admission and tution fees for classes XI and XII Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs 7000 p.a. Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs 7000 p.a.
2.   Admission and course/tuition fee for technical and vocational courses   of XI and XII level. (Includes fees/charges for raw materials, etc.) Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs 10000 p.a. Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs 10000 p.a.
3.   Admission and tuition fee for under- graduate, post graduate. Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs 3000 p.a. Actual subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs 3000 p.a.
4.   Maintenance allowance for 10 months only in an academic   year (Includes expenses for study material, etc.) :
  (i) Classes XI and XII including technical and vocational courses of   this level Rs 380 p.m. Rs 230 p.m.
  (ii) Courses other than technical and professional courses at under-   graduate and post graduate level Rs 570 p.m. Rs 300 p.m.
  (iii) M. Phil and Ph.D. (For those researchers who are not awarded   any fellowship by university or any other authority) Rs 1200 p.m. Rs 550 p.m.

Students under this Scholarship Scheme , need to apply online at http://www.scholarships.gov.in , as per the time schedule advertised from time to time through various newspapers of the state, and through the aforementioned Minority website , & HP ePASS website.

The printed copy of the Online Scholarship Form (after successful online submission of form), along with all requisite documents, needs to be submitted by the student to his / her Head of the Institute, who will further forward the same to this Directorate; where it will be retained for online verification & safekeeping.

In case, any offline application form is received by the Head of the Institute, he / she is directed to return the same to the concerned student, at his / her own level; & to direct the sender to fill the form online & submit the printed copy of the Online Application Form, afterwards, through the same channel.



Scheme Specific Document(s) Required:

1. Institution Verification Form (Mandatory).
2. Declaration of Family Income (Mandatory).
3. Declaration of the Student (Mandatory).
4. Attested Certificate of Last Exam Passed as filled in the Form (Mandatory).
5. Fee Receipt of 'Current Course Year' (Mandatory).
6. Proof of Bank Account in the Name of the Student (Mandatory).
7. Income Certificate as required by the respective State Department in the advertisement. (In case of    Parent/Guardian are employed Income Certificate from the employer) (Optional).
8. AADHAAR (UID / EID No.) (Optional).
9. Proof of Address (Optional).

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This Scholarship is given to 18 meritorious girl students belonging to Minority community (Muslim - 08, Sikh - 04,Christian - 02, Budhhist - 04 Total - 18 students) who secured 55% and above marks in Matriculation Examination conducted by the H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala, and the family income of the student from all sources should be less than Rs 1,00,000/- (Rupees One Lakh only ). Under this scheme, an amount Rs 12,000/- will be awarded as scholarship by the Government of India, which will be released in two instalments of Rs 6,000/- each. The first instalment will be released after sanction of Scholarship and the second instalment will be released when the student will submit proof of passing Class XI, and admission to Class XII in the office of the Foundation.



Under this scheme, scholarships are awarded to the meritorious students of the economically weaker sections , to arrest their drop out at class VIII and encourage them to continue the study at secondary stage. The Students whose parental income from all sources is not more than Rs 150000/- are eligible to avail th is scholarship. The selection of students for this scholarship is made though an examination of conducted by the SCERT, Solan, during the month of August, every year . Scholarship of Rs 6,000/- p.a. ( Rs 500/- p.m. ) per student is awarded to the selected students every year , for study in classes from IX to XII in Government, Government - Aided and local body schools. The Scholarship will be renewed for class X - XII after the student passes the previous class , subject to good conduct and regularity in attendance.
The Scheme is being implemented by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, through the Principal, SCERT, Solan.



a)"Scholarship Scheme (Trust Fund)":

Under this scheme, 1,000 Scholarships are provided to eligible differently - abled students for degree and post graduate level professional and technical courses from recognized institutions. The students may apply online ( www.nhfdc.nic.in ) at any time during the year and submit hard copy of the application to "National Handicapped Finance & Development Corporation (NHFDC), Red Cross Bhawan, Sector - 12, Faridabad - 121007" . Reimbursements of Non - Refundable fees restricted to limit of fee of similar courses. Monthly income of the beneficiary / parent / guardian should not be more than Rs 25,000/ - ( Rs 3.00 Lac p.a.) from all sources.

Rates of Scholarship
Item Professional Graduate Courses Professional Post- Graduate Courses
Maintenance Allowance for 10 Months Rs 2500/-p.m. Rs 3000/-p.m.
Books & Stationary Allowance Rs 6000/-p.a. Rs 10000/-p.a.


b)"Scholarship Scheme (National Fund)":

Under this scheme, 500 Scholarships are provided in a year to the students with disabilities for pursuing post matric professional and technical courses of more than one year duration. The students may apply online ( www.nhfdc.nic.in ) and submit hard copy of the application along with requisite documents to the "National Handicapped Finance & Development Corporation (NHFDC), Red Cross Bhawan, Sector - 12, Faridabad - 121007". Scholarship of Rs 1,000/ - p.m. for hostellers and Rs 700/ - p.m. for day scholars studying in professional courses at graduation and above level, and Rs 700/ - p.m. for hostellers and Rs 400/ - p.m. for day scholars pursuing Diploma / certificate level Professional courses. Course fee reimbursed upto ceiling of Rs 10,000/ - p.a. Monthly Income of the beneficiary / parent / guardian should not be more than Rs 15,000/ - ( Rs 1.80 Lac p.a.) from all sources.

Rates of Scholarship
Item Professional Courses
(Diploma / Certificate Level)
Professional Courses
(Graduation & above Level)
Day Scholar Hosteller Day Scholar Hosteller
Scholarship for 10 Months Rs 400/-p.m. Rs 700/-p.m. Rs 700/-p.m. Rs 1000/-p.m.
Course Fee (Reimbursed upto) Actual paid or Rs 10000/-p.a. , whichever is less.


C)"Post Matric (or) Pre Matric Scholarship to disabled Students(CSS)":

Students under this Scholarship Scheme , need to apply online at http://www.scholarships.gov.in , as per the time schedule advertised from time to time through various newspapers of the state, and through the aforementioned Minority website , & HP ePASS website.

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This Scholarship Schemes is applicable for those Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes, (DNTs) whose family income is less than Rs. 2.0 lacs per annum will be eligible for awarding the Pre Matric Scholarship. The objective of the Scheme is to improve educational empowerment of the DNTs who are not covered under SC/ST/OBC category. The rates of the Scholarship are:

Rates of Scholarship
Sl.No. Standard Rate
1 Class I to VIII. Rs. 1000 per student for 10 month.
2 Class IX to X. Rs. 1500 per student for 10 month.

The printed copy of the Online scholarship form (after successful online submission of form), alongwith all requisite documents, needs to be submitted by the student to his / her Head of Institute, who will retain it in the institution. The Institution will forward the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to the concerned DDHE & to this Directorate for online verification & safekeeping. The Govt. Colleges (within state) need to forward only the Verified Candidates List(s) (on the prescribed format) to this Directorate. In case, any offline application form is received by the Head of the Institute, he / she is directed to return the same to the concerned student / institute, at his / her own level; & to direct the sender to fill the form online & submit the printed copy of the Online Application Form, afterwards, through the same channel.

Scheme Specific Document(s) Required:

1. Passport Size Photograph with signatures (Self Attested).
2. AADHAAR Card(UID / EID No).
3. Himachali Bonafide Certificate.
4. Previous Year(s) Result Card(s) from Matric onwards (Attested by the Competent Authority).
5. Latest Bank Statement of the Students Bank Account.
6. Income Certificate (in original) of Parent / Guardian (Issued by an authorized Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).
Please note that Income Certificate must be in the name of the parent / guardian Head of the family, and not in the name of the student.
7.Gap Year Affidavit, for Dr. Ambedkar Pre-Matric Scholarship for DNTs (CSS) & Post-Matric Scholarship for DNTs. (CSS) (in Original).
8.Fee Structure approved by the University / Board / State Govt. / Centre Govt.Self- approved Fee Structure by the Head of the Institution is not valid, in case of Private Recognized Institutions.
9.Fee Payment Receipts.



This Scholarship Schemes is applicable for those Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes, (DNTs) whose family income is less than Rs. 2.0 lacs per annum will be eligible for awarding the Post Matric Scholarship. The objective of the Scheme is to improve educational empowerment of the DNTs who are not covered under SC/ST/OBC category. The rates of the Scholarship are:

Rates of Scholarship
Groups Maintenance allowance
(Rs/month) Given for 10 months
  Hostellers Day Scholars
Group I (i)Degree and Post Graduate level courses in Medicine (Allopathic, Indian and other recognized systems of medicines), Engineering, Technology, Planning, Architecture, Design, Fashion Technology, Agriculture, Veterinary & Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finance /Administration, Computer Science/ Applications.
(ii) Commercial Pilot License (including helicopter pilot and multiengine rating) course.
(iii) Post Graduate Diploma courses in various branches of management & medicine.
(iv) C.A./I.C.W.A./C.S./I.C.F.A. etc.
(v) M. Phil., Ph.D. and Post Doctoral Programmes (D. Litt., D.Sc. etc.), Group I, Group II and Group III courses(vi) L.L.M.
1200. 550.
Group II (i) Professional Courses leading to Degree, Diploma, Certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B Pharma), Nursing(B Nursing), LLB, BFS, other para-medical branches like rehabilitation, diagnostics etc., Mass Communication, Hotel Management & Catering, Travel/Tourism/Hospitality Management, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Art, Financial Services for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2).
(ii) Post Graduate courses not covered under Group I eg. MA/M Sc/M.Com/M Ed./M. Pharma etc.
820. 530.
Group III. All other courses leading to a graduate degree not covered under Group I & II eg. BA/B Sc/B Com etc. 570. 300.
Group IV All post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class X), e.g.senior secondary certificate (class XI and XII); both general and vocational stream, ITI courses, 3 year diploma courses in Polytechnics, etc. 380. 230.

The printed copy of the Online scholarship form (after successful online submission of form), alongwith all requisite documents, needs to be submitted by the student to his / her Head of Institute, who will retain it in the institution. The Institution will forward the Verified Candidate List(s) (on the prescribed format) to the concerned DDHE & to this Directorate for online verification & safekeeping. The Govt. Colleges (within state) need to forward only the Verified Candidates List(s) (on the prescribed format) to this Directorate. In case, any offline application form is received by the Head of the Institute, he / she is directed to return the same to the concerned student / institute, at his / her own level; & to direct the sender to fill the form online & submit the printed copy of the Online Application Form, afterwards, through the same channel.

Scheme Specific Document(s) Required:

1. Passport Size Photograph with signatures (Self Attested).
2. AADHAAR Card(UID / EID No).
3. Himachali Bonafide Certificate.
4. Previous Year(s) Result Card(s) from Matric onwards (Attested by the Competent Authority).
5. Latest Bank Statement of the Students Bank Account.
6. Income Certificate (in original) of Parent / Guardian (Issued by an authorized Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar).
Please note that Income Certificate must be in the name of the parent / guardian Head of the family, and not in the name of the student.
7.Gap Year Affidavit, for Dr. Ambedkar Pre-Matric Scholarship for DNTs (CSS) & Post-Matric Scholarship for DNTs. (CSS) (in Original).
8.Fee Structure approved by the University / Board / State Govt. / Centre Govt.Self- approved Fee Structure by the Head of the Institution is not valid, in case of Private Recognized Institutions.
9.Fee Payment Receipts.

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