The objective is to award scholarships to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker families to provide them with better opportunities for higher education and thus enhance their employability. The scholarship is to be awarded for studies in India in a government or private college /university. It will also cover technical and vocational courses in Industrial Training Institutes/Industrial Training Centres affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Training of classes at graduation level.
Other Education & Skills welfare schemes are:
Students who have passed Class XII exam or its equivalent in the Academic Year 2015-16 and are interested to pursue higher education in the field of Medicine, Engineering, Graduation in any discipline, Diploma Course in any field or other equivalent courses including vocational courses through Government recognized Colleges/Institutes or courses in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs).
An amount of Rs 10,000 per annum will be awarded to the selected candidate which is payable in 10 monthly installments of Rs. 1000 each.
Online applications can be submitted on the official website.
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