1. Are all candidates pursuing post graduate courses in Indian Universities/ Colleges/ Institutes eligible for this award?
No. This scheme is meant only for SC/ST students. General category/ OBC candidates are not eligible to apply under the scheme.
2. Are students belonging to SC/ST category who are pursuing post graduation through correspondence/ distance mode eligible for the award?
No. Candidates pursuing post graduate course in professional subjects through correspondence or in Distance Education mode are not eligible to receive financial assistance under this scheme.
3. Are awardees selected under this scheme eligible to draw contingency and HRA?
No. The awardees are only eligible to receive scholarship amount.
4. Are students of eligible category who are pursuing post graduation and are in the second year of study eligible to apply under the scheme?
No. Only students pursuing first year of postgraduate course during the current academic year are eligible to apply