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August 24, 2013

Govt of India Minority Scholarship 2013-14 Notification

Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India.
Last Date: N/A. 
Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India gives the Every year 2000 scholarships will be distributed among the students of minority communities throughout the country. Based on the state-wise population of these communities, the distribution of scholarship will be as under:
Minority Scholarship 2013-14
Total Scholarships: 20000 Scholarships for different community.
State-wise distribution of scholarship among the students belonging to minority communities.

No. of Scholarship for Muslim = 43755
No. of Scholarship for Christian = 7620
No. of Scholarship for Sikh = 6086
No. of Scholarship for Buddhist = 2520
No. of Scholarship for Parsi = 21
Common Features of  Merit Cum Means scholarship Schemes :

1. 30% of scholarships are earmarked for girl students.
2. Students should have secured not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination.
3. Not more than 2 students from the family.
4. Scholarship allocation to States/UTs on the basis of population of minorities.
5. The scheme is implemented through the State Govt./UT Administration.
6. Can avail scholarship from not more than one source.
How to apply : Applications in the prescribed format may be submitted to the Secretary of the, deptt. of the concerned State Govt/UT administration, dealing with minority welfare, through the institutions where the students are pursuing technical/professional courses.  The student must submit their applications to the state which he/she belongs to and not to the state where the institution where he/she is studying, is located.