MHRD Scholarship 2017 Application Form & Registration With Eligibility

Thursday, June 29, 2017

MHRD Scholarship 2017 Application Form & Registration With Eligibility

MHRD Scholarship

Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education has recently released a notice of MHRD Scholarship 2017. MHRD Scholarship Scheme is to cheer students who are studying for Secondary (Class VIII to Class IX) & Higher Secondary (Class X to XII) level Students. Interested candidates may fill MHRD Scholarship 2017 Application Form through online Registration link.

Before applying for Ministry of Human Resource Development Scholarship 2017 contenders must ensure the eligibility norms given below. Students who are studying in 8th, 9th, 10th and 12th standard are eligible for this available opportunity .Candidates who are satisfying the required eligibility criteria and interested to apply for MHRD Scholarship they must submit form.

MHRD Scholarship Scope and Status:
·         MHRD scholarships will be granted to candidates on the basis of the results of senior secondary examination.
·         Around 82000 fresh scholarships per annum [41000 for boys and 41000 for girls] will be awarded for those candidates who were graduate / postgraduate studies in colleges and universities and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering etc.
·         MHRD Scholarship application forms are available now.

MHRD Scholarship 2017 Overview:

Organization Name
Ministry of Human Resource Development
No. of Scholarship
82000 fresh scholarships
Official Site
Mode to apply

Eligibility Criteria:
·         Students must get clear promotion from Class VIII to Class IX being eligible for stating the Scholarship.
·         MHRD Scholarship is payable for a maximum period Four years for studies in India only at the Secondary and Higher Secondary state or equivalent Classes IX to XII.
·         No scholarship at this stage is payable for those candidates who are studying in Diploma / Certificate level course.
·         For continuing the scholarship in Class X and XII contenders should get clear promotion from Class IX to X and from Class XI to Class XII in the first attempted with 55% marks (50% marks for SC / ST Students).
·         Awardees must obtain minimum 60% marks in Class (55% for SC / ST Students) exam or Equivalent exam for the continuation of the scholarship at Higher Secondary stage.

Allocation Of MHRD Scholarship:
Total number of MHRD Scholarships will be divided amongst the age group of 18 years -25 years.

MHRD Scholarship Scheme:
Amount of MHRD Scholarship is Rs.6000/ per Annum (Rs.500/ per Month).

Selection Process:
Selection will be done on the basis of presentation in written Examination.
 State level Examination consists of the following Two Stage-

Mental Ability Test (MAT):
·         Mental Ability Test or MAT consists of 90 Multiple Choice Question testing verbal and nonverbal Metacognitive abilities like- Reasoning and Critical Thinking.
·         Question in the test may be on Analogy, Classification, Numerical Series, Pattern Preception, Hidden Figures etc.
·         Each Test will be of 90 minutes duration.
·         Children with Disability will be given extra time, as applicable.

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT):
·         Sat consists of 90 multiple choice questions covering subject namely, Science, Social Studies and Mathematics as taught in Class VII and VIII.
·         Duration of Test is 90 Minutes.
·         Scholarship Result & Selection for Aid:
·         Students must have passed in both MAT and SAT with at least 40% marks in each, for the reserved category this cutoff marks will be 32%.
·         Parental income of the students must not be more than Rs.1.50 lakh per annual from all the sources.
·         At the time of selection for the award of scholarship scheme, contenders should have scored at least 55% marks or equivalent exam.
·         There will be 5% marks relaxation for SC / ST students.

Others Necessities:
·         Contenders should  know that they can available only in One Scholarship under any scheme.
·         Candidates will be asked to create Joint Account with Parents in State Bank of India, which has core banking faculty.

MHRD Scholarship Rate:
The scholarship rate would be:
·         Graduation level: Rs. 1000/- per month for three years (To be disbursed lump sum Amount of Rs.10, 000/- at the end of academic year.) 
·         Post Graduation level: (Other than that of the professional courses) Rs 2000/- per month for two years after Graduation (To be disbursed lump sum Amount of Rs.20,000/- at the end of academic year.

For 4th and 5th year of Professional Courses @ Rs 2000/- per month.

MHRD Scholarship 2017 Reservation:
·         Students who belong to reserved categories / weaker sections/minorities are eligible on the basis of merit, subject to Central Reservation Policy and internal earmarking.
·         Scholarship would be available to students belonging to ‘non-creamy layer’as per the norms.

How to Apply for MHRD Scholarship 2017 Program?

·         Apply by submitting the online application form in proper manner available on MHRD Scholarship portal.
·         Visit Official website of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education that is
·         Press on “Higher Education” tab mentioned at the bottom of home page.
·         Press on “Scholarships and Education Loan” from new window.
·         Hit on “Scholarships Announcements” visible on new window at the right side of same page.
·         Choose suitable link and read it very carefully.
·         After reading details select appropriate link to apply online.
·         Fill an Online Application Form with necessary details and upload educational documents, experience certificates, caste certificate and other details (if required) and scanned passport size photograph and digital signature.
·         Take a preview of filled Form and press on to “SUBMIT” button for final submission of application form.
·         At the end take a print of system generated online application form for future use.

Important Date:

Last date to submit Form 
 As Soon As Possible
MHRD Scholarship 2017 Application form Official Link



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